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Anonymous
November 2, 2004 1:51:11 AM

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Can anyone help ?
Just bought a Linksys WRT54g wireless router.
2 PC's, both have XP with SP2 installed. Both have Belkin 54g wireless
cards.
Have NTL cable modem.

Want to share the internet connection,files and printer.

Have the modem connected to router,router connected to PC via ethernet card.

Neither PC can see the routers SSID........... Any ideas ?

P.......pulling hair out.......

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Anonymous
November 2, 2004 1:51:12 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windows.networking.wireless (More info?)

Can you access the router's setup interface (Usually 192.168.1.1)? Is the
SSID being broadcast? Do you have a firewall/ Is it on? Post the results of
an ipconfig.
Did you follow the router setup procedure?


"Drew Peacock" wrote:

> Can anyone help ?
> Just bought a Linksys WRT54g wireless router.
> 2 PC's, both have XP with SP2 installed. Both have Belkin 54g wireless
> cards.
> Have NTL cable modem.
>
> Want to share the internet connection,files and printer.
>
> Have the modem connected to router,router connected to PC via ethernet card.
>
> Neither PC can see the routers SSID........... Any ideas ?
>
> P.......pulling hair out.......
>
>
>
>
November 2, 2004 1:51:13 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windows.networking.wireless (More info?)

You have to connect with a wired connection first to enable the wireless in
the router. Mine came with wireless disabled.
"Hugh" <Hugh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:667F469B-9B93-4400-B396-DE3DF812FDA1@microsoft.com...
> Can you access the router's setup interface (Usually 192.168.1.1)? Is the
> SSID being broadcast? Do you have a firewall/ Is it on? Post the results
> of
> an ipconfig.
> Did you follow the router setup procedure?
>
>
> "Drew Peacock" wrote:
>
>> Can anyone help ?
>> Just bought a Linksys WRT54g wireless router.
>> 2 PC's, both have XP with SP2 installed. Both have Belkin 54g wireless
>> cards.
>> Have NTL cable modem.
>>
>> Want to share the internet connection,files and printer.
>>
>> Have the modem connected to router,router connected to PC via ethernet
>> card.
>>
>> Neither PC can see the routers SSID........... Any ideas ?
>>
>> P.......pulling hair out.......
>>
>>
>>
>>
November 3, 2004 12:09:55 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windows.networking.wireless (More info?)

Hi

It is a very good practice to have at least one computer connected with
Wire.

Doing so ensure that you can always connect to the Network peripheral for
configuration.

Wireless at times might be Unstable, and if you are in the middle of
configuration you can end up with non functional Network.

Jack (MVP-Networking).



> > "Drew Peacock" wrote:
> >
> >> Can anyone help ?
> >> Just bought a Linksys WRT54g wireless router.
> >> 2 PC's, both have XP with SP2 installed. Both have Belkin 54g wireless
> >> cards.
> >> Have NTL cable modem.
> >>
> >> Want to share the internet connection,files and printer.
> >>
> >> Have the modem connected to router,router connected to PC via ethernet
> >> card.
> >>
> >> Neither PC can see the routers SSID........... Any ideas ?
> >>
> >> P.......pulling hair out.......
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
!