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Wireless Adapter

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  1. CatAndDog

    CatAndDog Thread Starter

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    About 7 weeks ago i bought a Netgear N300 wireless adapter for my computer as my current adapter that came with my computer (advent DT2111b) provides a really poor connection. Now the new adapter i bought was working fine up until about a week ago, i have tried changing the settings back and fourth, uninstalling and reinstalling the device and have even reset my router in case that was the problem. i find it strange how it was working perfectly and refuses to connect to my broadband. i am able to connect to an openzeon network ( of which the speed is 1mbps) so i know it can connect to a network just not mine - Any help?
     
  2. TerryNet

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    Disable encryption on the router and try to connect. If successful re-enable encryption and try to reconnect.

    If either fails ...

    Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with that see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

    Identify your network if it is not obvious.

    Also show ...

    Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
    Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

    Type the following command:

    IPCONFIG /ALL

    [Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

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

    If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
     
  3. CatAndDog

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    How do i go about disabling the encryption on my router?
     
  4. TerryNet

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    Login to the router (preferably with an ethernet connection), navigate to the wireless section and set the Encryption (or Security) Mode to 'none' or 'off' or similar. Consult your user guide for more details.
     
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