Help Setting Up A Wireless Conection

  vista18dc 18:17 11 Aug 2007
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I have been given a windows 2000 professional SP4 laptop which i would like to join to are wireless router, the router we have is a Netgear, also given to me was a 802.11g wireless cardbus adapter, i have installed the software and hardware and it picks up are network name but when you go to click on internet explorer it just says page cannot be found, i tried to set up a new connection but failed, does anyone know how to get connected

Thanks

  STREETWORK 19:02 11 Aug 2007

It would be worth checking if the wireless adapter/card is enabled.

I found this site to be most help.

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Regards...

  Ashrich 00:32 12 Aug 2007

Streetwork , if it is picking up the networks one must assume it is enabled .

vista18dc , when you say it is picking up the network , have you actually double clicked on the connection and entered the network security key , either WEP or WPA that you either set up yourself or came with the wireless router and connected to the internet before opening Internet Explorer ?

Ashley

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