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    cannot connect wirelessly

    This is a discussion on cannot connect wirelessly within the Wireless / Adapters forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; The wireless adapter I have will no longer connect to the router. It just doesnt seem to attempt to connect ...

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      cannot connect wirelessly

      The wireless adapter I have will no longer connect to the router.
      It just doesnt seem to attempt to connect
      Is there anything I may have to adjust in the router settings?


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      Re: cannot connect wirelessly

      Probably a good idea to specify which wireless adapter you are using. Does it detect any wifi networks ?

      Can you connect to the router by ethernet cable (link the network connector on your computer to the router via yellow cable which came with router).

      If so you might try changing cannels -- especially if the adapter detects strong neighbouring wifi signal.

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      Re: cannot connect wirelessly

      yeah, it detects the wireless signal, and works using ethernet.
      The make of wireless adapter is the netgear WG111

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      Re: cannot connect wirelessly

      try changing channel number in router for wireless as another network nearby could interfere
      i usually find channel 11 gives a better result with my wireless laptop

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      Re: cannot connect wirelessly

      channel 11 was the channel we were on.
      Changed to channel 10 and all is fine
      Is the security still the same?

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      Re: cannot connect wirelessly

      Yep, channel just changed frequency the adaptor uses not the level of security.

     

     

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