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Arg! Wireless Setup Not Working

by itsdube / April 24, 2008 1:01 AM PDT

Alright so I just bought a new Linksys wireless router, model no. WRTG54G2. I got it all setup and such and got it working with my iTouch. But for some reason it won't work with my laptop. When I go to the view available wireless networks, it doesnt show up. I have a feeling the problem is with my laptop not seeing the router since the iTouch and the router work fine. Anybody wanna help?

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Is it setup per our forum sticky?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 24, 2008 1:49 AM PDT

Please share if not.

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Yes i did
by itsdube / April 24, 2008 2:53 AM PDT

Yes I did.

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Then more clues please.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 24, 2008 3:19 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes i did

Your post was light so all I can write is the above. Try making a complete post.

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Hmmm
by itsdube / April 24, 2008 3:45 AM PDT

I'm not sure what other info I can give you. The power, connection, and wirless lights are all on the router. It works fine for connecting and getting on the internet with my Ipod Touch so I know the router is working and sending out a signal. But for some reason when I go to view the wireless network connections on my laptop the router does not show up. Is their anyway to turn on the wireless on my laptop

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Some have
by PudgyOne / April 24, 2008 4:02 AM PDT
In reply to: Hmmm

a little button to turn the wireless on and off. Dell sometimes uses Fn & F2 at the same time.

Click on start, connect to, view wireless networks.

What do you get?


Rick

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Make, model of the laptop would be nice.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 24, 2008 5:02 AM PDT
In reply to: Hmmm

We have a forum note asking for such so you don't forget. Also you could tell if it works at free wifi spots and more.

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