Laptop (Vista Home) to Orange Livebox

  dprestidge 17:28 20 Aug 2010
Locked

I'm having a problem getting my son's latest laptop to connect to my livebox. My desktop Mac and my work laptop connect wi-fi to the livebox with no problems. The new laptop (running Vista Home)recognises the LB with a strong signal, but when I put the security code in and click connect, it gives me an immediate error message. Can anyone help, please?

  mgmcc 19:40 20 Aug 2010

It is normally necessary to put a Livebox into "pairing" mode when connecting a new Wireless Network adapter that wasn't bundled with the router to it. Have you done this?

  dprestidge 19:49 20 Aug 2010

Right..(a) is this button '1' or '2'? and (b) at what stage of the connection process do I do this?

  mgmcc 20:10 20 Aug 2010

It appears to be button 1 which should be pressed before trying to connect the wireless adapter, but have a look at this page - click here

  dprestidge 20:13 20 Aug 2010

Thanks, mgmcc - will try that tomorrow.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

OnePlus 5 review

Alice Saey's mesmerising animation for Dutch singer Mark Lotterman

iPad Pro 10.5in (2017) review

Comment booster votre iPhone ?