NTL, Broadband and Wireless

  Schopenhauer 17:09 01 Nov 2004
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I have a desktop PC running Win98 connected to NTL cable Broadband via their modem, and a laptop running XP Pro. I want to set up a wireless connection and have been trying to glean information from this site and elsewhere, but my local dealer says that I am wasting my time since, in his experience, it is not possible to get a wireless connection to work with NTL Broadband, even NTL cannot do this. I had hoped to set up an Ad Hoc connection, (to save the expense of a router).

Does anyone have experience of doing this, ( or failing!) with or without a router?

Thanks in advance.

  wallbash 17:58 01 Nov 2004

This site click here is wonderful, been a member for a couple of years , sorts all my (many) problems . Get a quick reply even over xmas.
They are dedicated to NTL and networking . They WILL sort any problems out.

  Schopenhauer 20:43 01 Nov 2004

Many thanks, a most useful site, I've made it 'favourite'.

  stevie10warick 00:42 10 Feb 2005

Hi there

Am having problems myself with ntl and wireless networking myself atthe min. Have to pcs linked on a ad hoc peer to peer network with just a wireless network adapter in each. Can get it to work for al while including file and print sharing however it suddenly drops connection and cannot retrieve . Any ideas as urs seems a similar prob. Cheers

  kimosabi 21:37 17 Feb 2005

HI I am using a wireless router with ntl droadband modem my desktop is ethernet connection my laplop is wireless I have a built in wireless adapter and sweex 802.11g router I did have problems at first I could not get a signal after a lot of help I found I had not set my internal card on once I found that out all is fine except that when I am downstairs in my frontroom I do drop the signal quite often but in the nextroom everything works fine I dont know enything about adhoc so I cant help you on that all I can say it works with ntl broadband modem and wireless router hope this might help. So good luck go for it regards
kimo

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