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adding new computer to the wireless router netgear

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Amador, Apr 21, 2012.

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  1. Amador

    Amador Thread Starter

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    Hi, Iam trying to add a new computer to my wireless statione access list but have not been successful. I got the ip address of the computer i was trying to add, my issue is how to add it to the list. i tried adding the details and filling in the device name and MAC address but kept getting the error message "invalid MAC address.please enter again.
    Would appreciate if anyone can assist please.

    Cheers.
    Amador
     
  2. etaf

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    make and model of the router you are adding this to
    can we see an ipconfig /all from the PC you are trying to add


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    ipconfig /all
    If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

    We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results in a reply here

    Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

    In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

    Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

    ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

    It will export the results to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

    Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
    to do that:
    From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
    all the text will be highlighted
    Next
    From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy
    Now go back to the forum - reply and then right click in the reply box and paste
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