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wireless connection problems

by donny1888 / February 21, 2010 1:37 AM PST

Hi, could anyone, help with an issue i have with connecting to wireless, just had a new router installed in apartment, can connect with a cable no problem, but just cannot seem to connect wireless, running Dell vostro 1510 with xp,
I've searched all forums and played around abit, but now i'm concerned that i've changed settings somewhere i shouldn't have,
any help would be appreciated
cheers
don

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Start from the beginning . . .
by Coryphaeus / February 21, 2010 4:12 AM PST

Set the router to it's default settings. Press the reset button on the router per the manufacture's directions.

Does the computer have a wireless adapter?

Make sure Wireless Zero is running on the computer. Have it search for wireless networks. Is yours found?

Since you neglected to tell us anything about the router, version of XP you're running, etc., holler back with answers to the above.

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wireless connection problems
by donny1888 / February 21, 2010 2:27 PM PST

The router (KPN Experia) has beeen reset all lights are flashing, the computers wireless card is a Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-card, the dell wireless utility is switched off and the wireless zero is running, it does fint the wirless network that i'm trying to connect to,i'm running windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.091208-2036 : Service Pack 3),
Hoe this can help you help me...
Cheers

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A thing about Dell.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 21, 2010 9:36 PM PST

To turn in wifi in a Dell I load, install Quickset.

Hope this finds you fast as I've seen dozens of folk lose lots of time over something simple.
Bob

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