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Anonymous
November 3, 2004 3:25:04 PM

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I've set up a router so my desktop and laptop can share the same broadband
cable access. This is working well. No problems.

I've tried to set up a wireless LAN between both systems. I've followed all
the directions. I can see where they are set up on both sides. BUT they do
not recognize each other for some reason. All I want to do is:
1) share files and
2) sync my Outlook contacts and calendar.

I keep seeing the message that a network cable is unplugged. But everything
on my pc that needs to be plugged in - is plugged in. And - again - my
wireless connectivity seems to be working well.

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November 3, 2004 8:34:01 PM

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

Try turning off the firewall
Set all of them the same workgroup/domain
Install/enable "File and printer sharing for Microsoft Networks"

I do have the same experience with the error of "Network cable unplugged".
I install another network card into the pc and the problem seems solved even
this is not a good idea.

"joybygrace" wrote:

> I've set up a router so my desktop and laptop can share the same broadband
> cable access. This is working well. No problems.
>
> I've tried to set up a wireless LAN between both systems. I've followed all
> the directions. I can see where they are set up on both sides. BUT they do
> not recognize each other for some reason. All I want to do is:
> 1) share files and
> 2) sync my Outlook contacts and calendar.
>
> I keep seeing the message that a network cable is unplugged. But everything
> on my pc that needs to be plugged in - is plugged in. And - again - my
> wireless connectivity seems to be working well.
November 4, 2004 11:27:32 AM

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

Hi
You can find a set of Wireless Cable/DSL Router and Wireless Client card
starting at less than $30 (Sale rebate etc.).
You connect one computer to the Router with a Wire the laptop with Wireless
configure and enjoy.
The following pages might help you in your voyage.
Connection Diagram With Cable/DSL Router:
http://www.ezlan.net/~network/router.jpg
Installing Network: http://www.ezlan.net/installing.html
Wireless hardware: http://www.ezlan.net/Wireless_Hardware.html
Wireless - Basic Configuration: http://www.ezlan.net/Wireless_Config.html
Wireless - Basic: http://www.ezlan.net/Wireless_Security.html
Cable/DSL Internet authentication (password). -
http://www.ezlan.net/broadband.html
Jack (MVP-Networking).



"joybygrace" <joybygrace@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:45B1E164-1D06-4DCC-B20B-D2C0D8A04CB7@microsoft.com...
> I've set up a router so my desktop and laptop can share the same broadband
> cable access. This is working well. No problems.
>
> I've tried to set up a wireless LAN between both systems. I've followed
all
> the directions. I can see where they are set up on both sides. BUT they do
> not recognize each other for some reason. All I want to do is:
> 1) share files and
> 2) sync my Outlook contacts and calendar.
>
> I keep seeing the message that a network cable is unplugged. But
everything
> on my pc that needs to be plugged in - is plugged in. And - again - my
> wireless connectivity seems to be working well.
Anonymous
November 6, 2004 12:30:02 AM

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

I have the same problem but can access the laptop from the main computer but
not vice a versa. Says I do not have permission but I thought I checked all
of the settings but I must have missed something.

"Anthony" wrote:

> Try turning off the firewall
> Set all of them the same workgroup/domain
> Install/enable "File and printer sharing for Microsoft Networks"
>
> I do have the same experience with the error of "Network cable unplugged".
> I install another network card into the pc and the problem seems solved even
> this is not a good idea.
>
> "joybygrace" wrote:
>
> > I've set up a router so my desktop and laptop can share the same broadband
> > cable access. This is working well. No problems.
> >
> > I've tried to set up a wireless LAN between both systems. I've followed all
> > the directions. I can see where they are set up on both sides. BUT they do
> > not recognize each other for some reason. All I want to do is:
> > 1) share files and
> > 2) sync my Outlook contacts and calendar.
> >
> > I keep seeing the message that a network cable is unplugged. But everything
> > on my pc that needs to be plugged in - is plugged in. And - again - my
> > wireless connectivity seems to be working well.
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