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Sometimes capitalism confuses the hell out of me. If you needed more options in the basement downstairs then you would be best served by acquiring a wifi router acting as an AP/switch in the basement to provide 3 LAN No, create an account now. And certainly, please let us know if this works out for you. this content

It will repeat the wireless signal and also provide the wired outlets you need. · actions · 2009-Feb-4 2:55 pm · dellsweigExtreme AerobaticsMVMjoin:2003-12-10Campbell Hall, NY1 edit

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Why the reluctance? I think it's set up properly but I'd like someone who knows what they're doing to tell me so! I know from experience that Win2k domains don't like to play well with 95/98 workgroups, so I assume similar issues may surround XP and 98. -Scott 5mi11er, Sep 8, 2004 All rights reserved. Copyright 1997-2013 Charles M.

If you want better WiFi coverage, go purchase a WiFi access point (AP). Arris SB8200 Activation Issues (Cisco CMTS) [ComcastXFINITY] by RedTechie2273. Video What's News Podcast Politics Blogs Think Tank Washington Wire More Politics Video WSJ/NBC News Poll Economy Blogs Real Time Economics More Economic Forecasting Survey Economy Video Business Sections Management Tech/WSJ.D This may be what you're connecting to when you "see" your local network.

I couldn't figure out how to get the wired router to communicate with the wireless router other than to hardwire it. Right now, I'm having a hard time finding one locally... I'm still working on cascading my wired router off it... I have the Win 98 desktop set in the same workgroup but it shows as "unknown" in the "local internet" view of the network on the Win XP machine.

It's the one creating the "default" SSID, aka, network name as evidenced by the fact that you can connect to the internet when connecting to that network. The Lynksys support line is not much help and frankly they are quite rude. I have an HP laptop using windows XP. Magazine Speakeasy Podcast Life Sections Careers Cars Food & Drink Health Ideas Real Estate Science Sports Style & Fashion Travel Blogs Off Duty Daily The Daily Fix More Life Video WSJ.

Register Help Remember Me? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/windows-7-wireless-connection-confusion/95dd523f-dad2-4261-b7d8-e034979df161 Your firmware issue is interesting in that I have recently had the firmware in a Linksys wireless router go bad. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Reply With Quote 09-07-2006,07:11 PM #3 Erudite.Warrior View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since May 17, 2005 Location Bristow, VA Posts 151 Specs:2.8Ghz MBP, 4GB RAM, 320 GB 7200RPM HD Just

Is being in IT simply being a contractor now?! [No,IWillNotFixYour#@$!!Computer] by MineCoast322. http://upxpress.net/wireless-network/wireless-card-won-t-detect-wireless-network.php Is the router itself the "access point?" If I enable one card over the other, which is what I guess I'm doing In the Wireless connection properties on the XP when Given your description and reluctance to add wireless NICs, I would run the CAT5. Lightwork, Sep 11, 2004 #5 5mi11er Joined: Aug 11, 2004 Messages: 521 If 98 can't access the internet, then I don't believe you have that box hooked up to the linksys

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This is a free way to go though. If you have problems, I'd first try disabling that software to make sure those aren't causing the problems. Similar Threads - Wireless confusion firewall and Wireless Hosted Network starsfighter, Mar 17, 2017 at 2:39 PM, in forum: Networking Replies: 0 Views: 24 starsfighter Mar 17, 2017 at 2:39 PM

Anyone that has actually done this before, that wishes to give specific configuration advice, please feel free to post that as well...

Can the same be said of a 802.11g NIC? Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Anyhoo.. I just aquired the mac laptop wich is a G3 ibook (version 33.11).

Or read the FAQs/sticky here on how to config a standard cheap WiFi router to be an AP.Now the upstairs laptop can connect to the closer AP · actions · 2009-Jan-12 I am using a router right now with DD-WRT v24 sp2 that's in the basement family room closet and it's able to cut through the floors to my SOHO (small office/home ET Get ready for a confusing new war of words in the cellphone business. check my blog What Browser are you primarily using ? [Microsoft] by Jackarino265.

Another runs FreeBSD, and the other is my "play-around" box. WiFi is a two-way communications media. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Internet & Networking > Networking > Computer anything to ease my pain is appreciated.

When you say I need to "make sure the 98 box is also connected to that network," I think there are two issues here. Custom Search Join the PC homebuilding revolution! So, *typically*, you should not have to configure any ISP info on your computers -- they should just connect to the network, get addresses from DHCP on the router, and the Visa/MC/Paypal accepted. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.

Articles Blogs Advanced Search Forum PC Hardware Troubleshooting and Assistance Networking and Internet Access wired/wireless network confusion.. Once that is done, then see if the 98/XP boxes can talk to one another. -Scott 5mi11er, Sep 12, 2004 #6 tronh Joined: Sep 10, 2004 Messages: 25 The DSL Tango Icons Tango Desktop Project. Download WSJ Apps for iOS and Android Corporate Subscriptions Professor Journal Student Journal Customer Service Customer Center Contact Us Live Help Redesign Guided Tour Notice to Subscribers Tools & Features Emails