connect to a network with a new computer

  hawkeye6 12:31 24 Mar 2005

I have a new advent computer with a wan wireless card in.I can find the network but I can not connect to it.I am using windowes xp home + 2p

  FelixTCat 15:37 24 Mar 2005

Which network can you find?

What router are you using?

How many other pcs are on the network?

How far from the router are you?

Please help us to help you by giving us some more information.

  hawkeye6 16:09 24 Mar 2005

My own at the communtiy centre.
4 now 1 new one will make 5
1 laptop 2 new ones to put on makes 3
same room
the message I get is. for assistance contact the person who manages your network. that is me. but what do I do.
our do I find a MAC address on a new computer

  FelixTCat 21:28 24 Mar 2005

If you set up the router, did you set MAC address filtering? WEP encryption?

Did you set the DHCP server to serve enough addresses?

  Strawballs 23:14 24 Mar 2005

Is there a WPA password setup on the router.

  pepperpot 14:04 25 Mar 2005

mac filtering no
wep encrytption yes. put in on the new one
wpa yes

  Strawballs 22:44 25 Mar 2005

If wpa password set up on the router then you need to set wpa on new computer with the same password and dissable wep

  FelixTCat 14:33 27 Mar 2005

If you are using XP Home, the maximum number of pcs you can network is 5 - XP Pro allows 10.

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