annadelro,

Try using the automatic settings once you've connected to the access point. For more networking tips, check out the C|Net Networking Forum. There are some good tips and experts who can assist with networking troubleshooting.

http://forums.cnet.com/networking-and-wireless-forum/?tag=contentMain;contentBody

You should be able to connect wirelessly with the access point in a different room without trouble.

--HDTech