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wifi problem

by dphipps / October 10, 2005 3:20 AM PDT

I just bought a new wireless G card and router for my laptop. It seems to work fine but my sisters laptop which uses a wireless B card will not connect to it (it will connect to my old wireless B router but not to my new G router). The wireless B card is a Realtek rtl8180 and the G router is a D-Link DI-524. Windows 2000 pro is being used.

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I own a dl-524. A few notes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2005 3:26 AM PDT
In reply to: wifi problem

1. The unit seems to arrive with out of date firmware. What version did yours come with?

2. The unit has a feature to allow only "G" clients. How did you set yours?


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by dphipps / October 10, 2005 3:40 AM PDT

Firmware Version: 1.11 , Fri, 11 Mar 2005

Mine is set to mix mode.

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Out of date firmware.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2005 4:47 AM PDT
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firmware upgrade did not help.
by dphipps / October 10, 2005 5:36 AM PDT
In reply to: Out of date firmware.

I upgaded my firmware but it did not make any difference.

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Info lacking. I'm stuck.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2005 5:51 AM PDT

I can only work with what you write here. I can not guess you disabled this, that or enabled WEP or that. I also can't tell what error messages you get since I can't see that far away.

Best of luck and consider calling into their support now that a basic step is out of the way.


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probelm solved with driver updates
by dphipps / October 10, 2005 7:52 AM PDT

I downloaded and installed the latest drivers for my card and that solved my probem.

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