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Solved: all other devices can connect to wifi, but windows xp can't, please help

Discussion in 'Networking' started by zzzz1, Sep 2, 2012.

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  1. zzzz1

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    all other devices can connect to wifi, but windows xp can't, please help!

    I have tried resetting the router, as well as the wifi connection on the xp, but nothing works.
     
  2. ETech7

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    What are security settings on your router?
     
  3. zzzz1

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    how do I find out what they are?
     
  4. ETech7

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    What's the router's Make and Model?
     
  5. zzzz1

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    Tl-wr541g+
     
  6. ETech7

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    By default your router's address is 192.168.1.1 and admin for user name and password.
    You will have to go to wireless settings and uncheck Enable Wireless Security, just make a note of settings, so you can revert them back. The manual describes all the steps http://www.tp-link.com/lk/support/download/?model=TL-WR541G&version=V1#tbl_doc
    I am assuming your wireless network adapter is enabled and operational and there are networks showing in available networks list.
     
  7. Theternal

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    Can you Help me ETech i just posted a thread called Help with Router
     
  8. Theternal

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    zzzz1 it might be a problem with you wireless chip card or whatever you have
     
  9. zzzz1

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    I can't seem to connect to 192.168.1.1
     
  10. zzzz1

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    but there are available wireless networks showing in list, including mine
     
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    how do I check that that is the case?
     
  12. Theternal

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    what does it say if you try to connect to your internet
     
  13. zzzz1

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    I can see my wireless connections in the list, but when I try to connect, it times out, and when I try to repair it, it says the problem is it can't connect to the internet
     
  14. ETech7

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    To do that you have to be connected with the cable.
    Can you connect to the Internet when you are connected with the Ethernet cable to your router?
     
  15. Theternal

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    you probably have a bad wifi adapter or chip etc. how many bars does it have?
     
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