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wireless conx

By wbf ·
m using a laptop i have internet access on the laptop, also i have a pc with the same wep key as the laptop.the pc is about 15feet away from the laptop, both report an excellant signal from the same access point/router, but the pc cannot get onto the internet,im using the hex 26 character in both client utilitys.both running xp,,,wasnt sure where to post this question ?
any tips

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by TyroneD In reply to wireless conx

On the desktop, are there any error messages?

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by wbf In reply to wireless conx

its just the standard page cannot be displayed when i click explorer

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by NormH3 In reply to wireless conx

You might try running ipconfig /all from a cmd prompt on the desktop PC. Make sure you are getting a proper IP address if you are running DHCP.

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by jasonbis In reply to wireless conx

Just to be sure, try turning off the encryption on the router and see if you can connect with the PC. If you can then maybe something is configured wrong in the wep settings on the PC. I had trouble with a wireless card I bought a while ago because it didn't support some types of encryption and that could be your problem. Try updating the wireless card drivers as well.

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by Sue T In reply to wireless conx

Did you check your Windows firewall settings? Do you have Norton or another brand internet security installed?

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by wbf In reply to wireless conx

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