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Netgear router, Linksys wireless adapter problems

Discussion in 'Networking' started by peckrobin, Dec 22, 2004.

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  1. peckrobin

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    I have cable internet connected to a Netgear WGR614v5 wireless router. On my laptop (W98se), I have a Linksys wireless USB Network Adapter (802.11b) plugged into a USB port. This device has worked fine for a year or so, and can pick up the neighbour's internet. But although it finds the Netgear's signal - it will not connect to the internet with it. The internet connection is fine though - as confirmed by the computer hard wired to the Netgear router. PLEASE don't tell me that the Netgear router and Linksys adapter are incompatible!
     
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    start
    run
    cmd
    ipconfig /all

    rightclick in the box
    select all
    control key + C key - to copy
    then reply here and
    control key + V to paste
    ---------------------------------------------------
    (2)
    This may help find any signals that may be interfering

    Free software to check signal strength of wireless is netstumbler 0.4.0 available for download from http://www.stumbler.net/

    http://www.sonicwall.com/services/p...nd_Placement_Guide_for_SonicWALL_SOHO_TZW.pdf
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    have you tried to ping things like google
    start
    run
    cmd
    ping www.google.com
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    have you installed any firewalls - or upgraded to SP2 - etc ?
    any hardware installed?
    any software installed?
     
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