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netbook can't see LAN/Home network

by MendoPaul / January 16, 2010 6:36 AM PST

I've got a wired LAN with 4 machines operating on it. On this LAN I have a Netgear wireless access point for a laptop and a NEW netbook. Both of the wireless computers have Win XP. The laptop works well on the LAn but the new netbook can't see any of the other machines and I can't seem to figure out why this is. Network Magic on the netbook shows all of the other nodes but the OS itself can't access any other node. The netbook does access the internet successfully. I have tried several times to re-set the network settings but it never can see the network. Could there be a port problem or some other setting problem?

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Does this model Netgear wireless access point have?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2010 7:40 AM PST


Sorry but I can't find the model number under discussion.

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by MendoPaul / January 16, 2010 9:16 AM PST

I made a mistake: the wireless access point is a Linksys Model WRT54GX ver 2; is that answering your question?

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That router does not have CLIENT ISOLATION
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2010 11:54 AM PST

So tell us if there is a network share to connect to.

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Wired LAN plus wireless access point
by MendoPaul / January 17, 2010 3:47 AM PST

I'm not sure what you mean by a "network share". I've got a wired LAN with 4 machines and the access point connected. I've got the Netook and a laptop using the access point. All can see the whole network but the new netbook. Is that answering you question?

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Let's say it's just the new netbook.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 17, 2010 7:51 AM PST
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