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Adding two window Vista basics to a wireless network

Q: Adding two window Vista basics to a wireless network

I have a question

I set up a net work with a linksys wireless router probably a year ago or so and it has a wireless linksys router. It is connect with two windows xp home computers and a windows 2000 and a mac and a windows 98 my question is

They (above) are all wired I am adding two window vista's with wireless built in cards, Will they hook up automatically or do I have to change the workgroup on them and if so where do I change the work group and is there anything else I would have to do to add them. Thanks

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A: Adding two window Vista basics to a wireless network

Assuming that you secured the wireless (preferably with WPA or WPA2) there will be no automatic connection. I do not remember whether the Vista default is to connect to any unsecured network or only to preferred networks. I think they got wise and made the latter the default, but I'm not at all sure.

If you want them to be in the same workgroup, then you will have to change the workgroup designation unless you named the workgroup "WORKGROUP." You change the workgroup on Vista similar to the way you do on XP--through the Properties of "Computer."

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A:adding wireless router to wireless network

Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together.

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Please don't hijack another thread to post your problem. I've already answered this in your duplicate thread.

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A:Adding wireless laptop to network

I would setup the wireless without security first. after it works, add security settings. this page may help, http://www.chicagotech.net/wireless.htm
 

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A:Adding a IBook to a Wireless network

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A:Adding Wireless to a Static Network

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A:Adding a wireless router to our existing network

Sorry- figured it out!!!

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A:adding notebook to wireless network problem

I'd start by turning off WEP on the router as a test and make sure everything else is configured correctly. The most common cause of a failure to connect with WEP is a mis-matched key. Use ONLY the hex key entry, don't use the ASCII passcode option.
 

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A:Adding Desktop Computer Network Via USB Wireless

would you post a ipconfig and look in device manager as follows

start>
control panel>
system>
hardware tab>
device manager button>

network adapters
click on the + sign

post backs whats there

also any ! X or ?

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ipconfig /all

TWO Methods to do that - some people have problems with ONE----

ONE ---------------------------------
start
run
cmd
ipconfig /all

rightclick in the box
select all
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then reply here and
control key + V to paste

TWO -----------------------------------------------

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download this software using the LAN connection
lets see if it can detect your wireless adapter and wireless signal
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A:Adding a wireless laptop to a wired network.

I'm not sure how the crossover cable enters into the mix, why aren't those machines connected to the router? Since you have a wireless router and you have a MAC connecting through it, you should be able to use it with the laptop as well.
 

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Edit: Do not refer to a computer as "CPU"
 

A:adding a printer to a home wireless network

i think you just have to make the printer shaerable on the network, as the internet connection sharing through the wireless router already forms a network.

You can just right click on the printer after installing in main computer, go to properties and then to sharing. . and you have everything before you. Make sure you allow the extension computer to be accessible i.e, not stopped by the firewall.

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A:Adding and maintaining Wireless/Wired network

Try this.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/adding-and-maintaining-wireless-wired-network.729261/
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A:Adding a wireless access point to a network?

do you have there permission (IT dept) to do this
put a PC onto the working LAN port and post an ipconfig /all
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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the infomation above those entries

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

This should also work for windows 8
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
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all the text will now be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

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A:Adding Vista PC to network with XP's

jtwilburt said:

I have an existing network, all Dell with Netgear router working fine, file sharing printer sharing etc great. New (Dell) laptop on Vista cannot see other computers, their files or the printer which is connected to one of the XP systems. Vista machine shows as connected to the router and I have internet on the Vista machine. All PC's are on the same workgroup. Dell says it's not a Vista problem (haha) and I know enough to know I need help with this. BTW, it's my wife's new laptop so if you're married you understand how anxious I am to fix this.Click to expand...

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/adding-vista-pc-to-network-with-xps.615742/
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A:Solved: Adding vista PC to a XP network

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A:Solved: Adding Network Printer in Vista

Did you share the printer on the XP PC?
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic47775.html

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A:Adding Vista Notebook to existing wired Ethernet Network

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Thanks Brink.

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A:Wireless Network window freezes?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by rwkleinjr


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hi and welcome

there are several things.
first if y ou are NOT using homegroup, you can disable IPv6. it is located in network and sharing.

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third
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A:Solved: Network Modem - Basics

1) You only get the bandwidth you pay for and most ISP supply the router/modem.
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A:lan and wireless network drivers for window 7 for HP Notebo...

Hi: According to the parts list for your notebook, it comes with a Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 combination WLAN adapter. http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=N0T83UA Here are the links to the W7 ethernet, wireless and bluetooth drivers you need. This package provides the Realtek Local Area Network (LAN) Driver that enables the Realtek Network Interface Card (NIC) Chip in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system.  http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp71001-71500/sp71268.exe This package contains the driver installation package for the Realtek RTL8723BE/RTL8188EE wireless LAN Controller in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system.  http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp72501-73000/sp72932.exe This package contains the driver installation package for the Realtek Bluetooth in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system.  http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp73001-73500/sp73250.exe

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Anyone?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wireless-network-sharing-advanced-settings-window-freezes.1074905/
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A:Wireless network between Vista and XP

Probable cause is a 3rd party firewall (internet security). Assuming you turned on file sharing on the laptop.
 

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A:wireless network issues with vista

You could try

open the command promt and type

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You also cannot connect by ethernet?

I'm having trouble understanding why anybody would buy a computer with Vista installed. Is this a used computer? If so, is the OS also pre-used or is it a fresh install?

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TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows Vista.

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I have purchased a new Dell laptop with Vista loaded. I am trying to connect this to my existing wireless network where I already have 3 XP laptops connected. I am able to find my network and connect but only have limited access and am not able to connect to the internet. When I look at the connection details, the ip information is not populating. I have also tried to connect directly to obtain the IP addresses but this has not worked. I have tried to manually enter the gateway, subnet IPs but can only obtain limited access. My wireless network is connected to a cable modem and is a secured network. Thank you.
 

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Hello Recently I temporarily lost all wireless connectivity to the netgear rangemax wpn version router wireless connect to Vista won't network I share with my upstairs neighbor located in his apartment Connectivity was restored a few minutes later to all computers except for the Vista won't connect to wireless network one running Vista SP XP and reconnected immediately The Vista -bit computer can see the network but cannot connect I have run the network diagnostic tool several times and the result is always the same - the security is incorrect it is not incorrect I have pasted an ipconfig report below If anyone has any suggestions or would be willing to take on my case I would appreciate it Thanks JMundy Windows IP Configuration Host Name Jim-and-Stewart Primary Dns Suffix Node Type Hybrid IP Routing Enabled No WINS Proxy Enabled No Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection Media State Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix nyc rr com Description Ralink n Wireless LAN Card Physical Address - - B-D -C - D DHCP Enabled Yes Autoconfiguration Enabled Yes Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection Media State Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix Description Realtek RTL C P C P Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC NDIS Physical Address - - A- - E- F DHCP Enabled Yes Autoconfiguration Enabled Yes Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection Media State Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix Description isatap nyc rr com Physical Address - - - - - - -E DHCP Enabled No Autoconfiguration Enabled Yes Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection Media State Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix Description isatap A B - C- F- C D- FD DB EF B Physical Address - - - - - - -E DHCP Enabled No Autoconfiguration Enabled Yes Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection Media State Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix Description Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface Physical Address - - - - E- DHCP Enabled No Autoconfiguration Enabled Yes Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection Media State Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix Description TO Adapter Physical Address - - - - - - -E DHCP Enabled No Autoconfiguration Enabled Yes Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection Media State Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix Description TO Adapter Physical Address - - - - - - -E DHCP Enabled No Autoconfiguration Enabled Yes

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