orange wireless problems with vista

  Mickey69 22:32 04 Oct 2007
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Yo,
Just bought new wireless enables laptop and got orange broadband at the same time. Problems connecting in wireless mode but can connect when using cable. Any suggestions - I'm a complete novice at these things so don't confuse me with tech language!!!!

  Ashrich 22:41 04 Oct 2007

Ok , let's see ...you right click on the two monitors icon on the task bar , select " connect to a network , you see yours and double click on it , it asks for the security code ( probably provided by Orange with the wireless router ) you enter it and click on " connect " ...then what happens ?

Ashley

  Mickey69 12:13 05 Oct 2007

Will try this tonight and get back to you. Thanks for the help so far.....I'm sure I'll need more later!!

  Ashrich 18:41 05 Oct 2007

No problems , Vista will ask you what type of network you are connecting to , you need to tell it it's a private one .

Ashley

  Mickey69 20:36 05 Oct 2007

Not entirley sure how but the damned thing is now working!!!!!! Thanks very much for the kind offer of help, its really appreciated. No doubt I will be back on soon with the same problem or something worse.
Cheers anyway.

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