2 Questions: Belkin Router & IE7

  NotSureBoutThis 13:02 17 Nov 2006


I have a Belkin Wireless Router.

Can anyone explain my connection?

When I switched on today it stated:

Wireless Network Connection Unsecured!!
Signal Strength: Very Low
Status: Connected

Is everything OK?

Also something completely different, when I am on different websites, where the image or picture should be, I keep getting a message stating:

Internet Explorer cannot display the web page:
Most likely causes:

You are not connected to the Internet.

The website is encountering problems.

There might be a typing error in the address.

I am running Windows XP.

Any idea how I do fix this please?

Thanks in advance

  anskyber 13:08 17 Nov 2006

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  NotSureBoutThis 14:31 17 Nov 2006

I have followed the advice by anskyber, and I'm a bit confused by the results:

It states:

Internet Service

Outlook Express (News) Not Configured

Internet Explorer Web Proxy (Not Configured)

All Modem & Network Adaptors, have passed

Do I need to do anything with the above two that are not configured?

To be honest, I have never used Outlook express, I'm not sure what it is for.

  anskyber 15:04 17 Nov 2006

Outlook Express is just an e-mail program. I assume you use your ISP one or a web based e-mail client. I use Outlook so OE is redundant.

  anskyber 15:08 17 Nov 2006

Not sure how you are connected and I do not think this is for you as a home user but this is what MS say about IE7 and proxy connections.

"Proxy Connectivity--If you are on a network that uses a proxy server, and you notice slowness or a problem connecting to websites after upgrading to Internet Explorer 7, it might be due to web proxy auto-detection problems. To fix these problems, follow these steps:

Open Internet Explorer, click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
Click the Connections tab.
Under Local Area Networks (LAN) settings, click the LAN Settings button.
Clear the Automatically detect settings check box.
Click the Use a proxy server for your LAN check box.
Type the address and port of your proxy server.
Click OK twice.
You will now be able to navigate to Internet sites."

  NotSureBoutThis 15:30 17 Nov 2006

Hi anskyber

I use AOL. & Hotmail for email.

As for the proxy settings, if you don't think the above relates to me, then I will leave well alone.

Thanks for the advice so far.

  anskyber 16:08 17 Nov 2006

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  NotSureBoutThis 09:54 18 Nov 2006


Thanks for the info

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