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file sharing with wireless

By seansmith ·
I can not do a map network drive when connected wirelessly thur a netgear wireless router. When I connect directly thur cat5 cable on the network I have no problems. Is there something blocking me in the router.

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by G... In reply to file sharing with wireles ...

Are the W-lan and lan on the same subnet?

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to file sharing with wireles ...

If you are connecting to the Router with the CAT5 it has to be something in the Wireless Setup but if you are connecting to a different point behind the router then it's possible that the Router is blocking access to the rest of the network.

It really all depends on how this is setup. For instance here I have a 4 Port ADSL router at the gateway and at one end I have a Wireless Router on it's own little subnet to test Wireless connections on NB's with a Wireless connection here I can access the one other computer on the Wireless side of the LAN but have Blocked Access to the rest of the network so that no one can breach security, or at least I make it harder for them.


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