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Wireless network

Discussion in 'Networking' started by jetdi, Apr 8, 2004.

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  1. jetdi

    jetdi Thread Starter

    Apr 8, 2004
    I just bought a 54g wireless PCI desktop card (belkin) to share the cable high speed internet at my brother's room. I did set up and install the hardware and the software correctly, but unable to connect internet. The popup window shows me that there are 3 availble internet sourses at my area. But when I tried 2 of them, they didn't work out. I saw the icon showing that my comp was online, but it was unable to connect internet when I tried to open my webpage (working offline) The third one left was ok, but just 5.5Mbps and sometime doesn't availble to use

    How can I set up and find the best avaible internet souse to use?? How am I know that I'm using the same internet sourse with my brother?? Please help me. Thank you in advances
  2. CagedFury


    Nov 14, 2003
    Which connection do you INTEND to use? If you're seeing 3 access points/routers, there are obviously 2 other people in your area using wireless. As I would expect, those are off limits to you. (Unless you're part of an apartment/homeowners complex that provides wireless connectivity for its tennants?)

    Tell us a little more about the wireless access points/routers you're trying to use. Did you set one up? Did your brother it up? Is this a service your complex offers? Or are you just trying to surf on someone else's wireless connection?
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