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Broadcom is not the easiest, but there is a lot of traffic here on how to do it. This is discussed in Second guide to wireless network problems. Now check the internet connection. Thx. http://midsolutions.org/wireless-network/wireless-network-strange-problem.html

I know that this is a very high level description of theproblem and if more specfic info is needed I will supply it. For Windows XP systems, Microsoft has a web page describing how to set up an ad-hoc network at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/bowman_02april08.mspx On to part two Now you have a connection, the next thing CJS View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by CJS 07-25-2008, 09:19 AM #4 haydemon LQ Newbie Registered: Nov 2004 Location: The individual who originally setup the network is no longer available to ask and so its really 'self-service'. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/wireless-network-problem-newbie-162380/

is "mypassword" that he gave you in plain text 10 characters and only using 0-0 and a-f ?? Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Networking Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / Updates Preventative I cant remember...

I know that this is a very high level description of the> problem and if more specfic info is needed I will supply it. Code: sudo iwlist wlan0 scan Your NIC may be called something other than "wlan0", just do "iwconfig" as mentioned to find its correct interface name. This means: You haven't set the DNS server address properly. Of course, we've posted about setting up a home wireless network before, but this is a good addition to that information.

If there is wireless, then try "iwlist wlan0 scan" (I have assumed that the wireless is on wlan0, but it could be something like eth1 (iwconfig tells you). Advertisement seurat01 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 19, 2004 Messages: 10 I have two computers that I am trying to network. The router manual is zero help, and US Robotics email "help" can't be bothered to reply (which is apparently normal!) This is what I get when I type ipconfig /all (in You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

If you encounter problems, enter your ISP's DNS server directly in your Squeezebox's DNS server setting. See http://www.microsoft.com/technet/community/columns/cableguy/cg0204.mspx for details. Results 1 to 7 of 7 Thread: Newbie's wireless network problem :-( Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

coulterp, Jul 26, 2004 #3 seurat01 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 19, 2004 Messages: 10 Thanks to both of you for your excellent help! Read More Here I'll do the above few checks and post the findings up. :) 0 LVL 3 Overall: Level 3 Broadband 1 Message Assisted Solution by:drewtarvin drewtarvin earned 63 total points ID: The wired PC is using the internet service you're paying for. You can see the trailing spaces by moving your cursor to the right of the last visible character.

Passwords and encryption It is always best to have your wireless network protected by a password. More about the author Connecting to MySqueezebox.com. Privacy Policy Support Terms of Use text('pagetitle') ?> Home of the Squeezebox™ & Transporter network music players. Reply With Quote June 18th, 2005,07:20 AM #6 daveyboy17 View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Med Student Join Date May 2005 Posts 7 Just had a thought...........

PC Advisor Phones Smartphone reviews Best smartphones Smartphone tips Smartphone buying advice Smartphone deals Laptops Laptops reviews Laptops tips Best laptops Laptops buying advice Tablets Tablet reviews Best tablets Tablet tips On the host pc I can access the internet using internetexplorer, but trying to send or recieve e-mail with outlook express 6I get messages that indicate that I cannot connect to I'll post up what findings I get. 0 LVL 11 Overall: Level 11 Broadband 4 Message Expert Comment by:Eric ID: 116125712004-07-22 Cool. http://midsolutions.org/wireless-network/wireless-network-connection-problem-me102.html The key was given to me as a non hex value (an 8 character word).

Also, like ecs said if you hold the hardware reset button on the router log enough (10-30 sec maybe) it will reset to defaults. 0 Message Author Comment by:_leon_ ID: Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Baledor 09:35 17 Sep 04 I believe it is you ISP provided connection settings in your router setup.

are the NIC and WAP in compatible modes? (A, B, G...) 0 Message Author Comment by:_leon_ ID: 116106712004-07-22 drewtarvin - I've followed your hints and couldn't get past renewing the

Find More Posts by haydemon 07-25-2008, 10:37 AM #6 pentode Member Registered: Dec 2005 Location: Oregon Distribution: Debian Testing Posts: 488 Rep: You have to run ifconfig as root All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices lifehackerDeadspinGizmodoJalopnikJezebelKotakuLifehackerThe RootVideoindexSkilletTwo CentsVitalsApp directoryGearA beginner's guide to setting up a wireless networkWendy Boswell3/10/07 11:00amFiled to: WirelessNetworkingNetworks8EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Post any observations/results. 0 LVL 11 Overall: Level 11 Broadband 4 Message Expert Comment by:Eric ID: 116055102004-07-21 The wep key is either 64 bit or 128. On all versions of the Squeezebox, this is printed on a label on the bottom.

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. SSID The SSID is simply a name that you give your network. Power-cycle the Squeezebox and select "Use Ethernet connection" when you get to Network Setup. news Is there any service that should be started for connecting to wireless networks?

OE is a virus. Last edited by prouton; June 18th, 2005 at 07:57 AM. There is no need to set up port forwarding for the 3 ports Squeezebox Server uses. MAC address filtering Every ethernet accessable device has a permanent address, known as its MAC address.

We need to look at the following stages. Ask ! when i tried entering this as a the WEP key, a dialogue explained i needed an ascii or hex string. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Newbie needs help in server and networking solved Wireless Network card problems Adding many wireless routers to network without cds..newbie needs help Newbie Network question Newbie in charge of setting up The problem lies in that I appear to be accessing the network, or at least detecting it, but I cannot get online or receive any packets back from the router. The firmware is being continually improved and a large number of connectivity problems have been corrected. I know the default value is the one you've tried, but that's such a weird address compared to all the other routers I've worked with that I wonder if you have