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Help needed on wireless connection betw notebooks and pc

Postby Butoot » Mon, 20 Nov 2006 4:29 pm

Hi

I would be grateful for any expert advice here!

I subscribe to SingNet 10 Mbps network.

I have a pc with which I have no problems surfing the Internet. I have a notebook and a tablet pc connected to the pc wirelessly. The configuration was done by the SingNet sometime ago. At that time, there was no problem using either to log on to SingNet, as long as the main wireless modem is switched on. I have touched both for some time now.

Recently, when I tried to use either to log on (with the modem swtiched on), I was not able to log into the Internet. From the screen, I could see that both WERE connected to the main modem wirelessly. However, when I run Internet Explorer, I just cannot log in to visit any website.

I guess there must be something I don't know or I have left out doing.

Please advice.

Thank you!

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Re: Help needed on wireless connection betw notebooks and pc

Postby ksl » Mon, 20 Nov 2006 6:58 pm

Butoot wrote:Hi

I would be grateful for any expert advice here!

I subscribe to SingNet 10 Mbps network.

I have a pc with which I have no problems surfing the Internet. I have a notebook and a tablet pc connected to the pc wirelessly. The configuration was done by the SingNet sometime ago. At that time, there was no problem using either to log on to SingNet, as long as the main wireless modem is switched on. I have touched both for some time now.

Recently, when I tried to use either to log on (with the modem swtiched on), I was not able to log into the Internet. From the screen, I could see that both WERE connected to the main modem wirelessly. However, when I run Internet Explorer, I just cannot log in to visit any website.

I guess there must be something I don't know or I have left out doing.

Please advice.

Thank you!

what modem are you using, I have had over a year of problems with singnet, the worst connection I have ever had, to be honest, and i won't be renewing my contract in December, I have demanded, they reimburse me. so will have to wait and see.

I was always being disconnected, and they had to reconfigure through the thompson website, for speedtouch modem, I don't use the wirless anymore, because it is slower than direct cable, wireless is only 11kb i think.

You are better to ring their support service, and they will talk you through the setup procedure over the phone, they have to reset it at there end, so whatever you do, you will get nothing. just go to www.singnet.com I think it is and look for the cable support.

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Postby bigfilsing » Tue, 21 Nov 2006 5:22 pm

Yeah sing net can be a bit of a bugger like this. Especially with the standard modem they supply.

We need more info to give decent advice.
Here's a start
You must make sure they are on the same sub net for them to work.

For example.
Modem = 192.168.0.1
PC ( fixed connection) 192.168.0.2
sub net 255.255.255.0
gateway 192.168.0.1

Each additional device, wireless or fixed must be 192.168.0.notused number.
subnet 255.255.255.0
gateway 192.168.0.1

Check your your IP configs on the devices you're having trouble with.
If they are set to "auto assign" IP you must make sure the modem is transmitting/ acepting and allocating IP's to connecting devices.

Also look into the security settings of your wireless setup. Most use WEP enabled security so make sure your connecting device recognise this and have the correct wep key to access the net.

Give us more info if you get stuck

Cheers

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Postby bigfilsing » Tue, 21 Nov 2006 5:25 pm

having read your post again ...it's not clear whether you're trying to access the web through the modem wirelessly or via the fixed PC thats connected to the modem.??


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