Re: No Internet access, but strong signal, "connected" to wireless

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by David Sherman, Dec 26, 2006.

  1. Sometimes, you need to use the wireless card software to get and
    maintain connection.




    On Tue, 26 Dec 2006 08:08:01 -0800, Lil stacey <Lil
    > wrote:

    >Hi,
    >
    >My laptop connects to several wireless networks (at school, friend's home
    >linksys wireless router, etc) But at my house, using a Linksys router, my PC
    >cannot access Internet but gives strong signal strencth and says it's
    >connected. The router has WEP 64 enabled. When I connect, I enter the WEP key
    >and all 'looks' OK but no internet. If I use the trial version of Network
    >magic, I can get internet access but eventuall I'll have to pay for a
    >license. I don't want to do that, it network magic can 'configure' my laptop
    >, why can't I? Any ideas.
     
    David Sherman, Dec 26, 2006
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  2. > "David Sherman" wrote:
    >
    >> Sometimes, you need to use the wireless card software to get and
    >> maintain connection.
    >>

    >


    =?Utf-8?B?TGlsIHN0YWNleQ==?= <>
    wrote in news::

    > Do you mean, disable WZC?
    >


    In short, Yes.
    Particularly if you use some of the newer WEP security, WZC is
    inadequate -- which is why the manufacturers are providing their own
    software.

    -- John
     
    John Wunderlich, Dec 26, 2006
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