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(Help) 2 Computers + 1 Router = Network???

Q: (Help) 2 Computers + 1 Router = Network???

Can someone help me network home computers First of all please let me apologize if I am repeating a previous thread that might have already been discussed I did do a search but didn t come up with anything that would have helped or I could understand I Network??? 2 Computers (Help) 1 + = Router have computers both listed in my profile that I am trying to connect to the internet using a router AOpen AOW- U Port AOpen Switch I run XP on both machines and have tried using the Network Connection (Help) 2 Computers + 1 Router = Network??? Wizard but to no avail The network connection on this computer says quot connected Firewalled quot and works fine the kids computer problem one says quot Enabled Firewalled quot but does not connect to the internet The network card in this computer is a SoHoware PCI Network Adapter and the problem computer has a SMC EZ Card PCI SMC TX Can anyone in laymens terms explain to me how to get the kids computer to connect My ISP is Rogers Cable and I have their software on this computer do I have to install the same software on the kids computer Any help at all would be greatly appreciated and I also apologize for my ignorance on this stuff but I m hopeful someone can help Thanks very much in advance nbsp

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A: (Help) 2 Computers + 1 Router = Network???

From your post, it looks like you don't have the cable modem hooked up to the router. Unplug the modem from your computer and put it in the router (it doesn't matter which port). Plug in the cord for each computer into the router. Now, for each computer, complete the following steps:

1. Go to "Network Connections" and double click on the "Local Area Connection" icon (The one that says "Connected" and "Firewalled").

2. If you see a screen that displays the status of the connection, click on the "Properties" button near the bottom; if not, ignore this step.

3. Now in the middle of the dialog box is a list of things like "Client for Microsoft Networks" and "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)". Double-click on "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).

4. Check the options "Obtain IP address automatically" and "Obtain DNS server address automatically".

5. Click "Ok" and then "Ok".

Now everything should be in order. In layman's terms, the cable modem tells each computer what its address is and automatically sets up the entire network, you don't have the run the "Network Setup Wizard". Hope this helps! :approve:
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Network Description:
5 computers are connected to Linksys router (
the Linksys router is connected to the internet.

NetGear router is connected to the Linksys router (
2 computers are connected to NetGear router.
These 2 computers are able to surf the Internet but I can't see the other computers in network through them...

How should I configure the NetGear router to be able to see the other computers in the network

BTW: all the computers configured to WORKGROUP


A:Connect router to router and be able to see all the computers in network

There`s a good page HERE which almost certainly has the solution somewhere.
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Although this seems to have no negative impact on the network, at least that I'm aware of, I am curious about whether this is normal or not. I've gone through a bunch of different tutorials and similar threads, but none seem to have this particular issue.

A:Router and NAS show as computers on network

Just guessing here

DHCP (and perhaps DNS) server of router makes the network believe it is a server, hence a computer?
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A:3 computers on same router- 2 networks- how to get on same network?

Are they all using the same workgroup name, and is the router set to allow home networking, the network names are set on the machines, so the identification of "network 2" can easily be renamed, it it likely this machine has previously been on another home network.

For the router setrtings it's best to check your manual as different manufacturers call it different things. But the wireless and wired networks are kept seperate and sometimes machines on the same network arent able to comunicate either, on mine the setting is called: virtual server.

Can you ping each machine from each other machine? Firewalls can often be an interfering factor, as a tempory measure you might try disabling firewalls untill you have it working and then enable each one and give them the right permission setting on an individual basis.
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A:Lost network computers after new sky router

You have to set your network back up, any time the Router/Gateway is swapped out.
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A:Computers on home network can be seen on old router but not on new one.

A bit more info would be helpful. Are the pc's static or dynamic ips? Can you ping anything? Have you been able to talk to your new router? Does it have the dhcp enabled/disabled? With a bit of info you might be able to duplicate most of the settings from the old to the new router if you can talk to them.
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A:Network config help. Router > Server > Switch > Computers
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A:Solved: Can't see computers or printers on network after new modem and router

I can't imagine how the modem enters into this, but that particular "modem" is a router as well, perhaps that's part of the issue?

On that machine that can't access the router's control panel, I suspect it's a firewall issue. Try booting in Safe Mode with Networking and see if you have better success.

Let's go with the basics first for the file/print sharing issues.
Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt.

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

PING each remote computer by IP address, and if successful, PING by name. Open a command prompt as described above and type.

PING <ip address>
PING <computer name>

<ip address> - is the x.x.x.x IP address
<computer name> - is the computer name

A failure to PING is almost always a firewall configuration issue. Any failure to PING needs to be corrected before you go any farther.

Note: You can obtain the IP address and computer name of a computer by opening a command prompt (DOS window) and typing IPCONFIG /ALL. This should work for any Windows version. The IPCONFIG /ALL display will provide a wealth of useful information for debugging your network connection.

Check your Services are Started on all PCs:

COM+ Event System (for WZC issues)
Computer Browser
DHCP Client
DNS Client
Network Connections
Network Location Awareness
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
TCP/IP Netbios helper
Wireless Zero Configuration (XP wireless configurations)
WLAN AutoConfig (Vista wireless configurations)

Note: You can check the services in Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services.

All of these services should be started, and their startup type should be automatic.

If a service is not running, open it's properties and check the dependencies. Check each of the dependencies and see which one is preventing the service from running. Checking the event log is also a good idea here, there may be clues to what is failing.
All computers should be in the same workgroup for computer browsing to function properly. File & Print Sharing has to be enabled on any computer you wish to share files or printers from. You also need to actually share the resource in question from My Computer, right click on the drive/printer/folder, and select sharing.

If you encounter difficulties accessing computers that are visible in Network Places (Network and Sharing Center in Vista), make sure the computer being accessed has an account with the same name/password as the system connecting to it uses to login. NOTE: Vista's default is to require a password on the account to enable file/print sharing.

While the default NetBIOS setting is correct for normal network configurations, it's possible for it to be altered, and it costs nothing to make sure it's correct. NETBIOS over TCP/IP must be enabled for normal network browsing. You can open a command prompt as described above and type the following command: nbtstat -n. This will display the status of NetBIOS or indicate it's not configured.
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Hi Kharl, is this setting on your Netgear in use ????
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A:Unknown Network Device in CP\View Network Computers, Dev.

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Search Google for Amazon KFARWI
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A:2 Computers, 1 Router

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A:2 Computers to router

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A:2 routers, cant see computers on other router

I have a question, How did you connect the 2 routers too each other?
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A:SOME computers cannot connect to certain router

Welcome to TSG....

Wireless routers have security settings for WAP, WEP etc and if the SSID is turned so it is not visible like it is turned off other laptops or computers will not see it unless they have the correct security settings for the particular router. The best I could do is give you some articles that might help solve this:

Quick and Painless Wi-Fi Security,1759,1770356,00.asp

How to troubleshoot wireless network connections in Windows XP Service Pack 2;en-us;870702

I think that if the security like WEP or such is turned-on and the SSID is set this might be the problem becasue the router works but just with the one computer.
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So, I need help.

Posting from my brother's PC now. I have attempted everything, restarted the power to everything about 5 times. Our internet has always worked and has until today.

A:Can't connect two computers to one router?

router should be set up with dhcp ON, so it can assign different IP addresses to the pcs. both pc's should be set to obtain their IP addresses automatically. if the pcs have been set with fixed IP addresses, they will conflict and only one will get on, typically the first one that boots up, which sounds like your problem. hopefully you have access to the pc adapter settings and the router settings. if you must use fixed ip addresses make sure they are different on each pc.

note: even if the router is set to supply dhcp, it also may have a setting to force a fixed IP to a specific MAC address, which is unique to each pc. again, if used, this must assign different ip addresses to each device. also check your lease tables.

check your pc settings by opening an admin. command prompt and typing

ipconfig /all

then hit return. compare settings to same on working pc. incorrect dns settings can cause an apparent good connection without it being able to actually browse.

if the non-connecting pc is not picking up an IP correctly, windows assigns an APIPA (automatic private ip address) in the range 169.x.y.z. the router won't let that get on the internet tho it's OK for your local area network. sometimes right clicking the notification tray icon & choosing 'troubleshoot...' might fix that.

checking the logs on the router, and on the pc (with event viewer) may guide you as well if the above doesn't.
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A:connecting two computers with router

I know you need to set up the appletalk protocol on the Windows 98 machine. Not sure what you do after that.
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A:Solved: 2 Computers with 1 router?

xMaybe said:

Close this pleaseClick to expand...

You can mark this topic as "Solved" using the "Mark Solved" button above your original post.
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A:Connecting 2 Computers Through Router

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What OS and anti virus programs are you running?

Have you scanned all the PC's with your anti virus?
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A:can't connect to router, other computers can

I suspect this is really an encryption key issue.

I'd start by disabling encryption on the router and see if it connects. Then enable encryption with a known key, and see if you can connect. For WEP, use ONLY the HEX key option, not the passcode option.
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GATE: the same as IP
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A:Router and 2 computers problem

How did you configure the router? You have to configure the WAN part manually to match your specific connection.
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A:Trying to connect two computers - no router

That hard drive is dead.
In the picture, it shows Maxtor ATHENA. That is a sign of failure.
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A:Resolved: Network Places - Can't see one of the computers on My Network

No need to post a new thread to tell us this, just respond in the original thread. Also, you can mark the thread solved using the thread tools at the top of the page.

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A:Multiple computers on one router, lag issues

This can be an issue at the ISP and not directly related to your router/lan/systems.

When the dropout occurs, use a browser to access the router config page, login
and check the WAN side config -- specifically look for WHEN the lease was granted
and when it will expire.
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A:Access Multiple Computers behind Router

Example only ...

On the router forward port 21 to computer A, port 21;
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A:Connecting Multiple Computers to one router

Connect the computer to one of the router's LAN/Network ports.
Reboot the computer.
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt.


Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

Note: If Ur computer is running 98 or ME replace CMD with command.
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A:Can ping local computers not beyond router

so problem must be in the router, right?Click to expand...

You're in the best position to answer this! Please connect a computer directly to the modem (remember to power cycle it when switching) and try the ping.
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A:2 computers connected to router but one can't get online

Try another USB WiFi adapter if you're sure you have the right drivers for it onboard.

Also check your router is set for compliance with A,B,G,N - or whichever WiFi protocol(s) the USB adapter offers.
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A:All computers can connect to router via wireless, except one.

Is the wireless switched on ? - theres often a physical switch OR using a combination of the FN key + one of the F keys together to toggle wireless on/off
post an ipconfig /all and a xirrus screen shot

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.

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

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.

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to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will now be highlighted
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

Now go back to the forum - goto the reply and then right click in the reply box and paste the results.
The results from the notepad should now appear in the forum reply.

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.
Direct link to the program is here

{If the above link does not work heres another link,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.

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)

To post a screen shot of the active window.
1) 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.
2) if you are using Vista/Windows 7 you can use the "snipping tool" which is found in Start> All programs> Accessories> Snipping Tool

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.
Full details are available here

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For when you have internet access and for when you do not ...

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with that see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 8 or 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

Also show ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
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A:Cannot access internet simultaneously through wireless router on 2 computers
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I am trying to figure out how to network my laptop with my desktop. I have a Qwest DSL Wifi router. My desktop computer is hooked up to a Vonage device/router and then the Vonage device is connected to the DSL router. My laptop is connected to the Qwest router by Wifi. Also, the deskop and Vonage device are setup with a static IP. Is there any way to network between my desktop and laptop so I can do file sharing?

A:Networking Computers With Vonage Device & Qwest DSL Router

I unplugged my desktop from the Vonage device and plugged it into the Qwest router and now I am able to do file sharing. I thought my desktop had a static IP set but I don' t know what is going on with that. I notice that I can download torrents with the desktop hooked up to the Qwest router. Almost seems like you don't have to set these things up for port forwarding anymore.
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A:wireless router not allowing my 2 computers to use the internet at the same time
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I have a D-Link EBR-2310 Wired router hooked up to a Motorola Surfboard SB5100 cable modem. I use and Intel chipped iMac and my roommate uses a PC. Our ISP is Charter and when are both using the internet at the same time pages stop loading and access to the internet ceases to work.

A:Internet stops working when two computers using router simultaniously

Well, I'm not a Mac person, so I can't help with the Mac.

On the PC, please do this when it's working, then again when it's not.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type 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.


Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.