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Wireless setup

Q: Wireless setup

Purchased a Epson WF-3540 printer for home use. Cannot get my computer to detect the printer on wireless network during software setup. Here is what I have:

1. Computer detects printer with usb cable connected and prints perfectly.
2. Printer detects wireless network and has 3 green bars.
3. Printer passed all its internal network connection checks and everything seems OK on the network status printout.

Installed software on my laptop and it too could not detect the printer on wireless network.

So I'm able to set the printer on my wireless network but can't the computer to detect or recognize it. Any suggestions?

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A: Wireless setup

Make sure you connect with ONE or the OTHER but never both.
I suspect you would rather have the wireless connection, so go to devices & printers and delete the USB connected device.
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A:Wireless Setup - Where's the Wireless Adapter?

The C600 has an internal antenna for wireless networking, and Dell offers, for an extra $199 (direct), an internal Mini-PCI 802.11b adapter. Unfortunately, that card needs to be plugged into the same slot as the wired Ethernet Mini-PCI adapter. So to toggle between wired and wireless networking, you'll have to use a PC Card for one of them.

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so I can configure my wireless device to connect to my network at home and have no issues--everything is fast and good.

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My colleagues with their macs have no issues on the networks, so it must be a configuration issue.

How can I even begin to diagnose what is wrong?


A:wireless setup

There are a bunch of things to do to test your connection.

** FIRST AND FOREMOST ** Fill in your system specs via UserCP
Post the results of a speed [email protected] - The Global Broadband Speed Test

Post the results of a line quality [email protected]

Post the results of "ipconfig /all" via elevated cmd.exeStart > Search for "cmd" > Right Click cmd.exe > Run as Administrator > Enter "ipconfig /all"

Post the results of a ping to GoogleStart > Search for "cmd" > Run cmd.exe > Enter "ping"

Post the results of a tracert to GoogleStart > Search for "cmd" > Run cmd.exe > Enter "tracert"
I'm sure others will suggest more.
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A:help with wireless setup

Only some routers can work as wireless extenders. AFAIK you need custom firmware to make WRT54G work this way. Also, using another router would be a silly overkill.

You should get a wireless access point that can work as an extender.

Or, even better - run a cable down to your place. You can use weather-proof cable on the outside wall if needed.
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A:Wireless setup: Mac to PC

What wireless card you using on the mac? Airport?
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A:Wireless Setup

Wait until your router arrives. This probably includes a hardware firewall, which will then be in place when you connect your DSL.

The instructions should be easy enough to walk you through setup.
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I must be doing something wrong.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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Customer wants wireless from 1st building to go tothe 2nd building.
Now, all i would need is a wireless router at building 1, and a access point at building 2?
Building 2 has a 10/100 switch with computers ready to go to it.
My main questions 150-200 ft going to be ok? Should check out routers with mimo or such?
And is a access point what I need at building 2 to grab the signal and put it into a 10/100 switch for the other computers?


A:Wireless Setup

The device you need in the second building to "connect" the wireless signal to the ethernet switch is a Wireless Bridge.

If there are no obstructions between the buildings the distance is probably OK, but do some research on directional and high-gain antennas.
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A:Wireless setup help

you can lose speed -
I live in the outskirts of my town and was thinking that setting up my wireless router on the roof might get better receptionClick to expand...

why the roof ?
is this connecting with the mobile network rather than via cable/telephone or satellite services
if you are putting on the roof , you may want to discuss with an electrician on waterproofing and lightening protection, and any earthing or potential difference issues etc

you should not lose speed through an extender ,if the extender is in a good signal area and you are also in a good area with the adapter

xirrus will help you map out the sort of signals you are getting

Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
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 install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum 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
( the site now appears to require a business email, and does not allow webbased emails like gmail,hotmail or yahoo etc )

Use the links below,77196-order,4/download.html

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When you first try to run, you may get a message that .net framework is needed, and included in that message is a link to download/install.

Run the program

A user guide is available here

post a screen shot of the program running.
if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information.

post which SSID name is yours, its located in the list, under network "Adapter Name" (1st column)
For a reliable (or robust as the Xirrus user guide says) wireless connection you need a signal of about -70 dBm or better. "A desirable signal level for a robust Wi-Fi connection will be green".
note: the signal level is a negative number, so for example -88 is worst and -40 is better

To post a screen shot of the active window.

Windows XP
Hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application (Start> All Programs> Accessories> Paint) and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.

Vista or Windows 7
you can use the "snipping tool" which is found in Start> All programs> Accessories> Snipping Tool

Windows 8
you can use the snipping tool > Open Snipping Tool (From the Windows 8 Start Screen, type "snip" and press enter.
>Press the Esc. key.
>go back to your Windows 8 start screen - Swipe from left or press Window Button
>Press Ctrl+PrntScr button to use Snipping Tool
see here
To upload the screen shot to the forum, open the full reply window ("Go Advanced" button) and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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A:Wireless setup

Did you ensure that you removed the old driver software before installing the new? If not, try uninstalling the newe software, then the old software. Reboot the machine, then install the new software, then install the card.
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A:Wireless Setup

Well, that's what I'd do, not the same address of course, just in the same 192.168.2.x subnet outside the range of the router's DHCP server address pool. You do not want multiple DHCP servers running.
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A:Setup Help, Wireless Router

Actually you can do what you want using the wireless connections on both PC's. I have 3 setup wireless 2 laptops and 1 desktop. I have my Belkin N+ router connected to my DSL Modem, my desktop is a DELL 435T 9000 Studio XPS running Windows 7 64 Ultimate using a Belkin N+ USB wireless device, the Alienware M17x is using the Broadcomm N wireless device and running Windows 7 Professional 64 and the DELL XPS Gen1 laptop is now running Windows 7 Professional 32 using a Belkin N USB device it had been running XP Professional SP3 using the DELL wireless device which connected at 54 Mbps.

All share 2 printers on the network which has 128 bit encryption and 2 of the network drives are USB hard drives, one is attached directly to the router the other via a USB hub off the M17x, the other is an eSATA drive off the desktop, the desktop is generally running at 270 Mbps as is the M17x. Having them all run wireless allows you greater flexibility in setting them up where you want them, your biggest hurdle will be drivers for the wireless device you want to run on the XP PC if you have those you should be golden.

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A:Help with setup outdoor wireless LAN

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A:Securing my wireless setup

Hi, I'm not sure what to advise about using a 3rd party tool, but here is info on what you can do with what you have.

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How can I create a wireless bridge between these routers?

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Thank you

A:How do I setup a wireless bridge

Consult the manual for one of the routers. Look for "wireless bridge" or "AP client" or similar. If you find something, read the instructions on how to configure it. If you find nothing go back to the first sentence for the other router.

If neither supports wireless bridging you are out of luck (at least with these routers).

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A:Need wireless home setup help

Hard wire to the basement pc.
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A:XP Wireless Network Setup

Right, what exactly is the reason for using a flash drive here? I don't see the connection (really not an intended pune there).
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A:Wireless Laptop Setup

you will need to connect the linksys router (in the WAN port) to the modem via the ethernet cable. find how to configure the router from its manual, set your new security and encryption settings (WPA-PSK is recomended, unless you want someone you dont want leeching off your service), LAN settings and WLAN settings and dont forget the passwords for the ISP connection...

with the laptop(s) turn on the wifi adapter, find the router on it and set exactly the passkey, and any other unique info you set on the router
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A:Wireless setup problem

It's certainly advisable to use an ethernet connection when configuring the router. For example, when you enable or change the wireless encryption, you immediatly lose any wireless connections. If you messed up the key, you find yourself resetting to factory settings and starting over.

But buying an ethernet card for Windows 98SE just to configure the router goes against my tightwad nature. Just be careful, and be prepared to start over sometimes.

A quick look at your router's manual says that the default SSID (wireless signal's name) is "linksys" and it operates by default in "mixed" mode--you can connect with either a 'b' or 'g' adapter.

So, with modem and router off, connect them. Plug in modem, then router. Then use your adapter's utility to view or scan for signals--you should see and connect to linksys. If successful, use you browser to login to the router, address

With my cable ISP and Motorola cable modem I have to visit an ISP web site to change from USB to ethernet (or vice versa) modem connection.
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A:Can't setup wireless connection

Quote: Originally Posted by bobsch

I have 2 USB 802.11b/g wireless adapters. I finally got Windows 7 64-bit drivers installed on both computers.

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A:Wireless router setup

Pretty much same issue.

Client has a WG602 WAP. Need to configure this page:

Looking for SBS 2008 to provide DHCP to clients through WAP as described in a similar article:;leftCol

Apparently bridging is teh way to go. With not much to configure on the Netgear screen, suspect second option with remote MAC address being the SBS 2008 internal MAC?

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A:DSL and Wireless setup 1701HG


1. No you dont need to buy any wifi gadgets.

2. Not Applicable

3. Your 2Wire 1701HG is a wireless router modem. So you no need to buy any wireless gadget since you had already plus you also has build-in wifi on your dell.

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A:New issue with wireless setup

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A:XP Wireless network setup

should be under connections
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A:Wireless printer setup

is it asking for the secruity key on the router to be entered
can you post the exact message

it may be asking for the security password

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A:Wireless connection setup

Hi, well my friend had a similiar problem and I had to fix his also.
Please could you ensure that the following are met:

i) click start then run and type devmgmt.msc
i) click on network adapters
i) if any are displayed here make sure that they are enabled by right clicking them
i) if nothing is displayed here you are missing the driver

To check whether a driver is missing from a machine is to, open run, then type cmd, then type
ping this ping your local host and it will display the result if it displays no connection lost and all packets are
delivered, your drivers are ok though an update won't hurt.

Now what you will need to is to make sure that this pc has service pack 2 installed, right click my computer and click properties then here it will display this. Now if possible go for service pack 3 which can be dosnloaded from the microsoft website, provides more security and more drviers will be recognised.

Any way if it required an 8 character I believe it is WPA so the reason why I say to upgrade you service pack is that it is not supported by sp1.

Click start then run and type
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A:Recommendations for wireless setup

Install inSSIDer and post the results here so I can have a look. It shows which channels are best etc.

inSSIDer - Free download and software reviews - CNET
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Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

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i'll see what I can find out

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