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What has to be changed to make the wireless option available? They don't even list this model on their site. September 12, 2011 Reply raheel @ 10:41 am hi i am raheel i am using laptop which has vista window someday before i was see the other networks around my room It never brings out errors till now.Step 1. have a peek at these guys

Most laptops and parts of desktop PCs come with a wireless network adapter already installed. So when the menu appears I start looking around for this "last known good configuration" thing they said to look for. Go to Start → Control Panel → Windows Firewall. February 7, 2008 Reply Watching The Net @ 7:06 am @Steve That's great news! https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/wireless-network-between-a-vista-laptop-and-an-xp-desktop-244453/

Right click “Wireless Network Connection" and proceed as described above for Windows XP. When the WEP security type is selected, WEP is selected. Click Apply.

  • Both PCs were using the ZoneAlarm Free firewall.
  • January 24, 2010 Reply Tom @ 6:56 pm ok, well I thought I had some form of security on my HP running Vista, but now Im not sure.
  • I can see it in the list but when I try to connect it not work.
  • If you do, then you will need to configure the wireless adapter with the encryption settings on your laptop.
  • I can do this with my mac and it works fine.
  • So I installed Vista, and I am not sure on how to connect to the internet in my apartment.
  • On the left, click “Change advanced sharing settings." On the next page, you’ll see several options.
  • Is it the name of the wireless network?

Ask a question and give support. Thanks June 23, 2010 Reply Micha @ 9:40 pm @ John, I have the same problem and I really need a solution. F. This is very handy if the machine travels with you.

Lekan says: 7 years ago I am having problems with my LAN. So then they said I should try restarting the Compaq and hitting F8 as soon as the red Compaq logo appeared to get some kind of setup menu. The network will still be announced but no one will be able to connect to it. Network map - my McAfee security system is once again showing our home network and identifying all as friends 3.

If you can’t see any other computers in My Network Places, read my previous post for solutions. July 1, 2009 Reply Watching The Net @ 7:20 pm @Trisa That's about as safe as you can get from your desktop to your router…beyond that is anybody's guess on who's I really don’t know what the problem is, but I suspect that sp3 had something to do with it. Magalhães @ 10:20 am How to make windows 7 accept a wpa/tkip wireless connection ?

March 3, 2010 Reply SeriouslyCheckOutLinux @ 2:26 am All I have to say is..THIS HELPED!! https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/928429/how-to-connect-to-a-wireless-network-in-windows-vista There are no passwords (other than that of the wireless modem) to distribute and possibly misplace. If you want to share files between two desktop computers, then a better way would be to use the built-in features of Windows. The home wifi network did not originally set itself up out of the box and tech support took hours, between Linksys and the subsequent tech support they sent me to.

The sharing process is pretty straight-forward if you’re not using password protection…as you just need to drop what you want to share into the Vista Public folder. More about the author All i did was go to my routers online settings, it turned out that my computer would only connect to the internet when the router didn't have any specific security settings Check Display Characters to view  characters/numbers being typed. February 6, 2008 Reply Steve @ 9:50 pm I fixed it!

NVIDIA vs. I was in a different house last year and was able to connect to a different wireless connection no problem. I'm trying to connect my father-in-law's brand new Windows laptop to his wireless network. check my blog You probably don’t want to select “Prevent my PC from sleeping…" if this is a notebook.

All Rights Reserved. Any help you can give me in this matter would be greatly helpful August 3, 2007 Reply Watching The Net @ 7:22 am @Joe Are you just trying to access data Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

When I connect my Windows XP laptop wirelessly, it works perfect, but when I connect Vista it is a nightmare.

I am about ready to light it on fire if that would work, but I still have hope for someone out there to help me. Enable the “Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection” box.Step 3. I had a primary computer (let's call this A) hooked up to my wireless successfully, and needed to connect two more computers (let's call them B and C) that kept giving Click Connect to continue to next step. 4.

please help me .. slide 5 of 28 Windows 7: Start → Control Panel → Network and Internet → Network and Sharing Center → Wireless Network Connections. VI know what the problem is. news This is a limitation of using the basic networking of XP. -- Andy Nov 1, 2008 #7 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content

Although not strictly required for networking, it certainly makes a convenient point to open folders from in Vista and Windows 7. When using the wired connection, the Vista laptop can see and access all computers on the network, however, when I switch the laptop to wireless, it only sees the other Vista This was very helpful to know that I am not alone and that it is just a quirk of the Netgear router. I also have a problem accessing to internet using my wireless router.but i can connect through my local ethernet.

At the next screen, Vista will attempt to connect to your wireless router or access point. Nimbler, Dec 16, 2016, in forum: Networking Replies: 1 Views: 133 etaf Dec 17, 2016 Wireless network shows not connected but web browser works KreaMuzik, Nov 12, 2016, in forum: Networking The PC is connected to the group you created, so nothing in this dialog applies. (Windows 7 actually automates homegroup setup – but only to other Windows 7 computers. Instead of getting the window to "enter a security key" I get a window that says "Enter/Select Additional Log On Information".

Enter your hotspot name and password.These steps are the same with those in Windows 7. February 4, 2008 Reply Steve @ 8:55 pm I can't get my Windows XP settings for my secure wireless network to work in Windows Vista. There is nothing I can do to connect to this unnamed network. February 25, 2009 Reply sunny @ 9:51 am well i tried and what my problem is that the laptop connect to the router but it doesn't connect to internet so what

October 31, 2009 Reply Doyle Manuel @ 7:32 pm My school has a wired and wireless network (all computers there are macs).