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Sean Costello Jul 17, 2006, 10:27am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Well it just started today, my mom's laptop can't find my wirelessnetwork, as far as i know everything works fine, as im wired into the router now, and here wireless card is picking up a network nearby, so that work. Any Suggestions
Router: WRT54G


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Sean Costello Jul 17, 2006, 10:59am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
anyone? this is kinda urgent.

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Adam Kolak Jul 17, 2006, 11:26am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
Have any other wireless laptops, pdas, game devices (ds or psp, etc), or desktops with wireless cards that also can pickup a wireless B/G signal? If so do they detect your wireless network?

Lucky for me, I have 4 devices that can pickup my wireless network (2 Desktops with D-Link wireless cards, my Pocket PC, and my PSP). Of course the two gaming PCs are wired though :)

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Sean Costello Jul 17, 2006, 11:40am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Jul 17, 2006, 11:40am EDT

 
>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
no i dont : /

Desktop is on a wired connection, and Laptop is wireless

i have 2 DS's but they dont have the Wireless thing you have to buy

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Jonas Alvarez Jul 17, 2006, 11:43am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
Moms laptop=?
Mom's pc card=?
Is it running on XP? sp 1 or 2=?
Is your router SSID name being broadcasted or is it hidden?

Adam Kolak Jul 17, 2006, 11:50am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
Thats true, if your SSID is hidden you'll have to type it in manually.

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Sean Costello Jul 17, 2006, 11:52am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Yes my SSID is being broadcasted, it isnt hidden, i eveen tried typign it in mnually like 6 times, its has a 8011.2g/b Wireless card built in, SP2, and thats all thats really crucial, i think its my router, not sure though..

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Adam Kolak Jul 17, 2006, 11:59am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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What kind of wireless card does you mom's laptop have? If its a Wireless B card, then you must have Mixed mode enabled so your G router also broadcasts B and G signals.

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Sean Costello Jul 17, 2006, 12:01pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
its G actually g, disregard what i said above for it:
its a BroadCom Wireless G

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Sean Costello Jul 17, 2006, 12:04pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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the laptop was working on it before this morning, all i did last night was change a prtforward and un-replugg in the router, so i got rid of the portforwards today and still nothing....

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Sean Costello Jul 17, 2006, 12:28pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
Sorted out my problem thanks for the help, though it really wasn't usefull ;)

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Adam Kolak Jul 17, 2006, 12:34pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
nvm

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BoT Jul 17, 2006, 12:39pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
you changed the laptop's ip to 192.168.2.xxx? is everybody on the same subnet 255.255.255.0? check in the router if it actually through out the port forward. check the routing table and wep settings.

sory, too late. what was it thou?

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Sean Costello Jul 17, 2006, 12:42pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
no.. i reset router to F-D's then changed it (router) to 192.168.2.1 instead of the modems 192.168.1.1 so it wouldn't conflivt, and sadly lost me static IP (since i had to reset FD) in the process D:

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Sean Costello Jul 17, 2006, 12:48pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Wireless Network Not Showing Up On Laptop
i foudn out what the real problem was, iahd th signal boosted too high D: (dont ask)

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