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Solved: Marvell Libertas 802.11g/b 54m usb wireless nic

Discussion in 'Networking' started by PC Repair, Oct 5, 2008.

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  1. PC Repair

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    Hi I have the above usb wireless adaptor and trying to connect my pc to a belkin wireless router. But although I installed the drivers and am sitting beside my wireless router it won't pick the internet connection up. Can anyone help???
     
  2. TerryNet

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    Is the router's SSID broadcast enabled?

    Do you detect any wireless networks?
     
  3. JohnWill

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    Hold the Windows key and press R, then type devmgmt.msc

    Please respond to all the following steps.

    1. Under Network adapters, please tell me all the devices listed.
    2. Are there any devices under Network adapters that have a red x displayed?
    3. Also, are there any devices anywhere in the Device Manager display with yellow ? or ! displayed?



    Let's see this as well.

    Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

    In the command prompt window that opens, type 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

    Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
    Paste the results in a message here.

    If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
     
  4. PC Repair

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    under network adaptor it says
    Realtek RTL8139/810x Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC
    and no to the other questions. More to follow
     
  5. PC Repair

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    and doing the ipconfig /all command the black page is opening and closing straight away so i am not able to do anything else with it. sorry
     
  6. PC Repair

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    TERRY Yes re ssid and no it won't detect any. My pc is connected to the router at present but laptop won't connect. And I would like to have my pc wireless as well as my router is in the hallway and I would prefere the pc in another room. Will this be possible or will I need a computer connected directly to the router?
     
  7. JohnWill

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    Follow the instructions EXACTLY, you missed this line.


    Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

    You don't have any wireless network hardware that Windows recognizes. The Device not appearing anywhere in Device Manager indicates it's not seen at all by Windows. When you plug it in, do you hear the "device connected" tone from Windows?
     
  8. PC Repair

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    sorry, a bit sleep there lol.

    Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
    (C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
    C:\Documents and Settings\Wayne>ipconfig /all
    Windows IP Configuration
    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Kompoota
    Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
    Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
    IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : Belkin
    Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Belkin
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139/810X Family PCI Fast
    Ethernet NIC
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-20-ED-8F-DC-61
    Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.2
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
    DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 05 October 2008 21:21:41
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 19 January 2038 04:14:07
    C:\Documents and Settings\Wayne>
     
  9. JohnWill

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    As I suspected, the USB wireless NIC is nowhere to be found. :)

    You need to figure out why it's not being recognized by the hardware before you'll make any progress here.
     
  10. PC Repair

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    ok i'll uninstall it and reinstall it again. will i have to keep a pc connected to the router or will i be able to be totally wireless?
     
  11. PC Repair

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    would you believe it. I uninstalled the usb wireless connector but left it plugged in and it then opened up and give me wireless connection. Thank you for your help and patience.
     
  12. JohnWill

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    Glad it all worked out. :)
     
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