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connecting Envoy to wireless connection.

by stinkyknight / January 11, 2013 11:28 PM PST

I have been using a Linksys wireless-n wrt160n with my envoy to have enternet connection but no longer have cable internet. The envoy connects by rj45. I now have at&t air card for my internet connection. I am using Windows7 on my PC. I ned to know what hardware I need to connect the envoy to connect wireless to At&t air card. Thank You
James Knight

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Connect? Sure but you never told what the goal was.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 12, 2013 2:34 PM PST

I'll wait for more but I'd be guessing you want to supply the internet to other devices. Google this and it might help.

VIRTUAL ROUTER

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Envoy
by stinkyknight / January 12, 2013 11:59 PM PST

I need to have enternet connection for the Envoy so that I can see what each solar panel with microinverter is producing at anytime.
stinkyknight

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So you need a network.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 13, 2013 12:58 AM PST
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You could get some switched hub to put the connection on and then put your laptop to the hub and use Virtual Router to set it all up. I don't offer any step by step but I think this will work fine if I had 2 ethernet cabes and a switched hub and Virtual Router to stand in for the usual router duties.

You're going to learn a little about networking but figure about 20 bucks to fix this up.
Bob

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virtual router
by stinkyknight / January 14, 2013 1:14 AM PST
In reply to: So you need a network.

For some reason the virtual router will not start on my Windows 7 PC even I disabled the ipv6 minniport.
stinkyknight

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I've seen that happen
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 14, 2013 9:01 AM PST
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The owner had used some registry cleaners and had to reload the OS. It's a shame that happens.
Bob

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virtual router
by stinkyknight / January 14, 2013 9:14 AM PST

All the info that is on internet is incomplete. I have tried a lot of them but will not start. A hub as far as I know will not connect to a AT&T air card because it is wireless.
Thinks for your help
stinky

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Here it works.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 14, 2013 9:38 AM PST
In reply to: virtual router

But I have a standard OS install and no issues like you noted. It's very odd read you think it's the air card but I can only guess you are just beginning to learn networking. Give yourself time, get a few books and maybe take a class.

My bet is there is something non-standard going on with this PC.
Bob

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