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  • I'm trying to set up a wireless network and it is said that something does not work with the driver.

    Hi there tried to hook my laptop up to wireless as ethernet cable keeps me tripping. I am complete technophobe and propably have the only laptop that gets used especially to open the door.

    Have tried everything I can think even threaten her with glass of water after trying to connect to the wireless network, that it is said that there is something that doesn't work not with the driver if it means something to you. I have a toshiba, if it helps.
    Thank you
    original title: I hope someone can help technophobe

    It is said that there is something not working only not with the driver

    You probably need to install some network drivers for your wireless card.

    Download drivers

    Visit the manufacturer's Web site and select your computer model (this is usually done in the Support section). You should be able to download drivers for your model. Download the driver (s) and follow the instructions to install - every computer is different, so I can't give you exact directions. You can also try to use Windows Update to get drivers - it is located in the start menu.

    Establishment of a network domestic:

    For more information network:

    Start here to set up a home network in Windows 7:

    What do I need to connect to Internet:

    Adding a wireless computer

    Set up a wireless network:

    If your network is wireless, run the wizard to Set Up a network on the computer attached to the router.

    1. open Set Up a network by clicking the Start button, then Control Panel. In the search box, type network, click Network and sharing Center click on set up a new connection or a network and then click on set up a new network.

    2. the wizard will guide you in the process of adding other computers and devices to the network. For more information, see:

    Manually add a wireless computer

    1. sign the computer.

    2 open the connect to a network by clicking the network icon in the notification area.

    3. choose the network wireless from the list that appears and then click on connect.

    4. type the network security key or password if you are prompted to do so, and then click OK.

    -You will see a confirmation message when you are connected to the network.

    5. to confirm that you have added to the computer, follow these steps:

    -Open network by clicking the Start button, then Control Panel. In the search box, type network, and then, under center network and sharing, click on view network computers and devices.

  • Hi dear, I just set up my connection wireless network with password

    Hi dear,

    I just set up my network with password wireless connection and configure my router on the IP , but to be

    honest im not sure person cannot access my network and record everything I have on my is it safe? Please tell me know if you

    don't know.

    Hi saba161,

    If you have the security key settings of the wireless network that turns on encryption. With encryption, people cannot connect to your network without the security key. In addition, any information that is sent on your network is encrypted so that only computers that have the key to decrypt the information can read it. This can help prevent attempts to access your network and your files without your permission. Common wireless network encryption methods are Wi Fi Protected Access (WPA) and WPA2.

    Safety is always important; with a wireless network, it is still more important, because your network's signal could go beyond the boundaries of your home. If you don't secure your network, people with computers nearby may be able to access the information stored on computers on your network and use your Internet connection to get on the web.

    Setting up a wireless network

    I hope this helps!

    Halima S - Microsoft technical support.
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  • Set up a wireless network on EA60-155

    I have laptop EA60-155 A60.
    I have trouble to set up a wireless network between my desktop and my laptop.
    My office works well online via a network of 576 Thompson router. I use a BT Voyager 1060 portable card in my laptop, but the two will not connect. Can anyone help?


    as a first step, he must set up a connection between the laptop and the router. Now, the two computers are in the same network. They can see each other in Solution Explorer if they are in the same workgroup. You can change the Working Group in the Control Panel, System.

    Good bye

  • I'm trying to access a wireless network with the password provided for me. I get the following error message

    I'm trying to access a wireless network with the password provided for me. I get the following error message: "the network password needs to be 40bits or 104bits depending on your network configuration. This can be entered as 5 or 13 characters ascii or hexadecimal 10 or 26. "what does this error message mean and how do I address so that I can access the wireless network?

    I use XP Professional with service pack 3. I get this error message every other time I try to log in to a protected wireless network security. I used to not get this message; but, now, it may be impossible, sometimes to call all wireless providers when I might only need for a short period or after hours service opening.

    In addition, it is my computer that requires the network password to be different, not the provider of wireless. A password is given to me who works for other users, but my computer won't let me use it.


    I suggest you to visit these links and check if it helps:

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  • How to set up a wireless network

    I ave a labtop new, bought used in Mexico, during the CCA creation, it is a toshiba 2011, says he has a card inside, I got connected to the House through the wirelessin from home, but have not yet connect to home any ideas thanks

    You can follow the links that may help you solve your problem below:
    In the Windows wireless network connection problems
    Set up a wireless network
  • setting up a wireless network


    I wana share my wid of connection and the files internet my frendz in my community, we are all distributed in a box around 300metres.we live in different houses and between our houses, there are many buildings. This is our situation and I wana set up a wireless network between the routers and antennas wat kind if I need to... .plzzz help

    To use a router... you must have the Internet Service in your home from any Internet service provider... If you have Sevice, then you can use any broadband router from Linksys WRT54G, WRT54GS, WRT54G2, WRT160N, WRT120N, WRT330N... to the configuration of the wireless network.

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    I am running OS X Capitan 10.11.3 on an early 2015 MacBook Pro.

    Thank you!


    I can't find the instructions on how to proceed and AirPort Extreme do not seem to apply.

    Hmm.  A time Capsule is an AirPort Extreme with a built-in hard drive, so what works for one should work for the other and vice versa. You might be looking at old operating instructions?

    Since you've decided to add a new modem, Time Capsule will be reset back to the default settings and then set it up again to work with the new modem.  Apple installation "wizard" will guide you in installing the time Capsule, by appointing a wireless network, set up a password, etc, so the process is very easy to name.

    The installation provided with your Time Capsule Guide goes on how to set up the time Capsule.

    After resetting the time Capsule to factory default settings, you would connect an Ethernet cable from the modem into the "O" on the Time Capsule WAN port.

    To get the "Assistant" Setup running, just click the WiFi icon at the top of the screen of the Mac and are looking for the new AirPort base station. Just below that, click directly on the Time Capsule.  The example below shows an AirPort Extreme, but you would see on your screen time Capsule.

    When you click on the Time Capsule, the next screen that is displayed looks like this, except that you will see a picture of a Capsule of time on your screen.

    Simply click next to get the process going and follow the instructions.

  • Question on the creation of a wireless network with small size

    I'm trying to configure a wireless network between my A100-147, a BT Voyager 2110 wireless router/Modem and my desktop computer with a printer so that I can print from the laptop. The laptop can access the Internet OK and I can set up the network on the desktop by checking the use Windows to configure my wireless network settings option in the wireless network connection properties dialog box. I can not this box at the top on the A100. What should I do?

    As a side note, I also tried FN + F8 to toggle the Wi - Fi adapter, but nothing seems to happen, no indicator appears on the display. Is this correct?


    I put t know if I understood you right, but you said that the laptop accessing the internet via WLan, but you cannot select the option use Windows to configure my network wireless on the laptop.

    So, how to connect to the WLan with the laptop? Have you used a utility 3rd to configure the WiFi network?

    As far as I know if you want to connect to the computer at the other PC via WLan so the computer-to-computer (ad hoc) option must be enabled!

  • Unable to connect to a wireless network with Dell Inspiron 1525 with Vista

    I set up a wireless about a week ago and have done with the following security features: WEP, activate only certain MAC address to connect and disabled to broadcast the SSID.  I was able to use it very well with my Mac computer using the airport, but when I tried to connect my roommates, a dell inspiron 1525 with vista computer, it can not connect.  I can locate the network but when I try to connect to the network, I get a message saying that for a Windows cannot connect to the network and that the wireless link has failed for unknown reasons.  He then said to contact your administrator, but it's me.  I have a basic knowledge of computers just enough to be dangerous and basically know what I'm going along.  If anyone has any advice for me, my roommate and I'll be very grateful.

    Thank you


    Too bad.  Apparently, I got the wrong MAC address.  I am now connected.

  • try to set up a home network with two different operating systems.

    My mother has a desktop in Vista and two laptop computers, 1 on Vista and XP 1. the office is connected to the internet and has a wireless modem. the two laptops are wireless connections and both can connect to the internet using the wireless. The printer is connected to the desktop computer and file/printer sharing enabled. I can't connect to a home network.

    Home both my desktop and my laptop are Windows 7 and both are connected to the home network and I can share my printer. I can't seem to find the right/instructions buttons to connect his and do his work. Any suggestions?

    I tried to run the tutorial "set up a home network" and solve problems, but since they are different versions that the buttons are not in the same place and are marked differently.


    This"the desktop computer is connected to the internet and a wireless modem" , is not clear.

    To have a coherent network, the Modem is connected to the network, the router must be connected next Modem WAN, and the wire from the computer or the wireless must be connected to the router.


    In general.

    For the best newspaper of the results of each computer screen system and together all computers on a network of the same name, while each computer has its own unique name.


    Make sure that the software firewall on each computer allows free local traffic. If you use 3rd party Firewall on, Vista/XP Firewall Native should be disabled, and the active firewall has adjusted to your network numbers IP on what is sometimes called the Zone of confidence (see part 3 firewall instructions

    General example,
    Please Note that some 3rd party software firewall continue to block the same aspects it traffic Local, they are turned Off (disabled).
    If possible, configure the firewall correctly or completely uninstall to allow a clean flow of local network traffic.

    If you end up with the 3rd party software uninstalled or disabled, make sure that Windows native firewall is active .


    Vista file and printer sharing -

    Windows XP file sharing -;en-us;304040

    In Win XP Pro with simple sharing Off, you can visually see the Permission/security level and set them up at your convenience.

    Sharing printer XP -

    Setting Windows native firewall for sharing XP -
    Windows XP Patch for sharing with Vista (no need for XP - SP3) -

    When you have finished the configuration of the system, it is recommended to restart everything the router and all computers involved.


    If you have permission and security issues with Vista/Win7, check the following settings.

    Point to a folder that wants to share do right click and choose Properties.

    In the properties

    Click on the Security tab shown in the bellows of the photo on the right) and verify that users and their permissions (see photo below Centre and left) are configured correctly. Then do the same for the authorization tab.

    This screen shot is to Win 7, Vista menus are similar.


    The Security Panel and the authorization Panel, you need to highlight each user/group and consider that the authorization controls are verified correctly.

    When everything is OK, restart the network (router and computer).

    * Note . The groups and users listed in the screen-shoot are just an example. Your list will focus on how your system is configured.

    * Note . All the users who are allowed to share need to have an account onall computers that they are allowed to connect to.

    Everyone is an account, that means a group of all users who already have an account now as users. It is available to avoid the need to configure permission for each on its own, it does not mean all those who feel that they would like to connect.

    Jack - Microsoft MVP, Windows networking. WWW.EZLAN.NET

  • Network with the Imac and W-Vista

    I want to create a network with my new Imac. being the center of the network. I have OS Snow Leopard on Imac. The computer windows vista laptop will be the 2nd computer.

    Your network is a peer-to-peer Network. On a peer-to-peer network there is no hand or computer center.

    You must set both computers to share and they should be able to connect to each other.

    Vista file and printer sharing -

    MAC -

    Jack-MVP Windows Networking. WWW.EZLAN.NET

  • Unable to connect to a wireless network with Windows 7 computer laptop.

    After resetting my router netgear wireless home network, I have not been able to access my own network with my laptop. I already had access to the internet with a wireless ethernet cable and ankles bound to the router. After reset the netgear router, I was able to access the internet from two other laptops XP and an Acer mini wireless with no problems at all. But my new laptop Toshiba with Windows 7 could not connect, even if he could detect the network. I tried all day even resort to the ethernet socket and wireless cable, but even that would no longer work. I was able to connect using this same cable attached.


    Seems that the Wireless does not work on the Dell.

    This is the process to try to find what wrong with it.


    Assuming that wireless router is configured correctly, it is a signal and the wireless card on the computer is physically in.

    Maybe this can help.

    These steps and tell us where is the breaking point.

    Check the Device Manager for the wireless card valid entry.


    If there is no valid entry, remove any entry from fake and re - install the drivers for the wireless card.

    Check network connections to make sure that you have a network icon/entry wireless connection, and that the properties of the icon (right-click on the icon) are correctly configured with the TCP/IPv4 protocol in the properties of network connections.



    The wireless card drivers much also install utility wireless of the seller.

    To ensure that if there is Wireless Utility a seller is not running with the native Windows wireless utility (Service WLAN).


    Make sure you firewall No. preventing / blocks wireless components to join the network.

    Some 3rd AV/Firewall/security software part, s costume keep blocking aspects of Local traffic even it they are off (disabled).

    If possible set up the firewall correctly, /Security costume otherwise totally uninstall and get rid of its remaining processes that permit the own local network traffic flow.

    If the 3rd party software is uninstalled, or disables, make sure Windows native firewall is active .

    party like Hello and NetMagic 3rd network managers can block local traffic too.


    Stack TCP/IP work should look like.

    Right-click on the wireless network connection card, select status, details and see if she got an IP address and the rest of the settings.


    Description is the data of the card making.

    The physical address is MAC of the card number.

    The xx must be a number between 0 and 255 (all xx even number).

    YY should be between 0 and 255

    ZZ should be between 0 and 255 (zz all the same number.)

    The date of the lease must be valid at the present time.

    * Note 1. IP that starts with isn't valid functional IP.

    * Note 2. There could be an IPv6 entries too. However, they are not functional for Internet or LAN traffic. They are necessary for Win 7 homegroup special configuration.


    A message in the small window that says connected wireless doesn't means that you are really a valid functional connection.

    Above everything is OK, you must be able to connect to the router.

    Connection to the router means that you can enter the IP of the router base in an address bar in one go, being able to connect and configure the router menus see.

    If it doesn't connect to the router, journal newspaper from any computer that can connect to the router wirelessly with a wire, disable wireless security, make sure that the wireless SSID broadcast is enabled and try to connect with no. wireless security.

    Enable security wireless after you eat to make a functional connection.

    Jack-MVP Windows Networking. WWW.EZLAN.NET

  • How can I set up a wireless connection with the Gateway desktop computer?

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    drivers. You can solve my problem. MY PC model number is:-SX2110G if may be able to solve my problem, I will be happy with you.

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    Set up a wireless router

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  • Extension of wireless network with 2 capsules of time falls internet router

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    If I let the TCs create two wireless router maintains a stable Internet connection.

    On each TimeCapsule, there are a number of devices connected to their respective ports. All IP are chosen by DHCP. I assume that the router is the only DHCP server and that the CHT are not IP for connected devices.

    Any help to solve this is appreciated.

    To connect nr2 nr1 TC but not the TDC router. The ports on the TC are just parallel connectors (except the one that connects the modem). Then you must set both to create a network: you have two networks.

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    When you want to extend the network, do not connect the cable to the nr2, but you should put nr2 where he received the Wifi of nr1 and then extend it. This also works, but is much less bandwidth.

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