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    new and having problems

    This is a discussion on new and having problems within the Wireless / Adapters forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; will give that a go now but pretty sure it didnt work previously, when in laptop settings for network auth ...

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      Re: new and having problems

      will give that a go now but pretty sure it didnt work previously, when in laptop settings for network auth do i leave it as open and data encryption as disabled seen as i disabled it?


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      Re: new and having problems

      Best thing to do is to delete the details for the sky router and simply let the software (if your using software for a wireless device) or windows zero config (if its an inbuilt sort) configure itself. This goes for the IP, gateway and dns settings also.

      Then if this works we can go from there...
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      Re: new and having problems

      ok i shall do that, appreciate the help btw...... right sky router plugged into my computer which i am using now, laptop and other computer are both now set to get all settings automatically from ip settings to wireless settings within the wireless network properties

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      Re: new and having problems

      right have just had a look on laptop and gone to wireless network connections and refreshed the list, a connection came up which was SKY2519 with a gold star and "automatic" next to it and signal strength is excellent, also its telling me it is an unsecured wireless network and in network connections it says not connected, firewalled

      Also checked the other pc for a connection using the belkin wireless card utility and have gone into connections and signal shows as 94% with encryption as none and channel as 1 along with the mac address but in network connections it tells me that wireless connection unavailable

      so far so good right?
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      Re: new and having problems

      Yup,

      Now for the lappy click connect...

      As for your PC using the belkin card, have you disabled the windows zero config utility?
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      Re: new and having problems

      right, laptop highlight connection and connect....... pop up telling me waiting for network with green flashing bar going across screen does this for a while then stops and nothing happens and nothing connected.

      I have not disabled that but will do that now

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      Re: new and having problems

      Sorry, forgot to add, assuming you are running on windows XP that is as it can often interfere with there being two utilities attempting to configure the same adapter.
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      Re: new and having problems

      Have you attempted this on the laptop disabling any firewalls you have running? 3rd party aswell as the inbuilt windows one?
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      Re: new and having problems

      sorry to sound dumb but what do ya mean by that?

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      Re: new and having problems

      Sorry thats me typing a simple sentence in riddles lol.

      What I meant was, have you disabled any and all firewalls on your laptop when attempting to connect to the sky router? (just trying to rule out each and every possible problem).
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