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Connecting To Home Network From Work. Best Option?

Q: Connecting To Home Network From Work. Best Option?

I have two Windows XP (Home Edition) computers at home. The two machines are networked by an ethernet cable. I am using a D-Link DI-604 router to share a cable modem connection. I have a Windows 98se computer system at work with a dial-up 56k modem. I would like to gain access to my home network from work. Can someone please advise me on the best route to take. I believe my IP address is a public address.

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So i'm having an issue connecting my desktop to my home network for file sharing. My Desktop is connected to the internet like so: Desktop ->(Ethernet cable)-> Uverse 2wire router -> Internet.

I have no issues with my internet connection, and in fact I am posting this from my desktop now. Windows Network Diagnostics finds no issues when I run the trouble shooter. and when I try to connect to a home group it refers me to the network issue.

This issue has plagued me for about 6 months now. I have talked to Uverse tech support, and many of my friends who are into computers and have gotten no answers. Computer is running windows 7 SP1 and again the router is the Uverse 2wire router

How can I make my desktop available for network sharing?

Also here is a screenshot of the network map according to this computer

A:Network Sharing Problem. Connecting Desktop to home network

Have you set up a home network? What is the workgroup name? Are there any passwords of any kind? Have you set your shared settings on each PC in the workgroup?

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I was able to work from home. I have office 03 and it works great on other computers including another at home unit. What steps do I need to check because nothing works for me. The only way I can get on to see my work is to do a remote connection. What do I do.
 

A:Connecting to work from home

Would need a lot more info.

Your "work" will probably be firewalled?
What are you trying to connect to, a server at work?
How are you trying to connect?
Has provision been made by the "work" IT people (VPN etc) for you to access any server?
 

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I have a guy at work whom his computer keeps bluescreening while at home trying to connect to our VPN. I for the life of me cannot figure out what it is. I have reinstalled network drivers, chipsets you name it and still having an issue. Tried to read the minidump file and this is what spits out. Any Ideas?

Microsoft ® Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.402 X86
Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Mini081410-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: C:\windows\Symbols
Executable search path is:
Unable to load image ntoskrnl.exe, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
Windows XP Kernel Version 2600 (Service Pack 3) MP (4 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x8055d720
Debug session time: Sat Aug 14 13:14:23.109 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 4:34:32.465
Unable to load image ntoskrnl.exe, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
................................................................
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Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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A:BSOD while connecting to work VPN while at home.

None that I can see.

Lsass errors with thie message seemed to occur frequently with Win 2000...but I don't see much for XP errors. Also seems to be related frequently to print function.

Have you checked Event Viewer for possible clues?

The obvious thing would be to uninstall the network drivers this person is using and reinstall them, IMO.

No one else at your worksite has this problem?

Louis

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My new DELL T1700 computer has Windows 7 Professional, SP1

In setting up a network workgroup at home with three other computers, it gives me a choice between a business or home network:
* "This computer is part of a business network. I use it to connect to other computers at work."
* "This is a home computer, it is not part of a business network."

The options are located in: [computer] [properties] [advanced system settings] [computer name] [network ID]

I select "home" but upon restarting the setting goes back to "business". What effect does this setting have, as I am having trouble connecting to this computer from the other three. (It rejects a user name and password: stan and stan.) It can access files on the other 3 computers.

What effect does the choice of business vs home have?

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Due to corona virus my wife started working from our home office last week. She used our personal PC to connect to her work through Citrix with a few hiccups but eventually no problem. Our PC connects to internet via wifi due to distance from router.
This week she was unable to connect. Her IT department couldn't resolve it and said it can't connect because it is not cabled?????
So my wife had to go to work, collect her computer and bring it home. We now have our outdoor garden table in the living room as a makeshift office so she can plug her work computer into the router. Two kids and husband confined at home too!

Apart from buying a 10m network cable is there a fix to get connected via wifi?
 

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My laptop at home runs on Vista, and my pc at work runs on XP. What is the best way of connecting these two remotely so that I can view my work files/emails from home and how do I proceed on doing this?
 

A:I need help connecting to my work pc from home laptop remotely

"how do I proceed on doing this?"

Ask your work's IT department.

"What is the best way of connecting these two remotely"

Ask your work's IT department.
 

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Hi,

I am trying to connect to my work network from my home computer via adsl internet at both ends.
I have set up a network place at work computer for 'incoming connections' and am accessing that from home. I can connect no problem and the connection appears at both ends. I can not however see or find any files even though the files I am looking for are shared and available to other computers on the work network. I go to network places on my home computer and select search. I enter the name of my work server but it always says nothing found. The username and password I use to access the VPN connection is the same one as other computers at work use to logon. My logon password at home however is different.

Any idea?

Thanks a lot.

Paul
 

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Does anyone know how to connect (if possible) from an outside network to a home network?

I can connect to my router from an outside network by typing the IP address: 24.xx.xxx.xx:8080 The port 8080 allows me access to configure the router remotely. If I can do this I would think that I can access/transfer files on my PC at home?

What do I need to type in the IE bar?

http:\\??????

Thanks in advance
 

A:connecting to my home PC from an outside network

yes, you can setup VPN. this how to setup vpn may help, www.howtonetworking.com/vpnsetup.htm
 

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I origionally posted in the xp section about hard disk problems and got nowhere with my problem of adding a second hard drive (that apparenty didn't work lol) so I went out and bought a new note book, an Aspire 5315 (vista home basic, 1.86 GHz Intel Celeron M processor 540, 1 GB of DDR2 system memory, 160 GB hard drive, 5400 rpm, CD-RW/DVD-ROM combination drive and 802.11b/g wireless LAN..)..Now that I have the larger hd I'm having a problem getting it to locate my home network that is set up on 2 desktops with win xp sp2...... Are there any simple soultions to this?

Thanks for any help.

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I have 2 machines (1 XP Pro and 1 XP Home). I am able to connect to the XP Pro's shared files, but when I try to connect to the XP Homes shared files or map a drive - it asks for a network password. I do not have the machine password protected and so, do not know what password it is asking for. Can anyone assist? Attached is a copy of the dialogue box that is popping up in a word doc.
 

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My pc ound my laptop in "network" but it ask me to type the user name and the password ,wich password it meaned ?

A:Connecting to home network

  
Quote: Originally Posted by baxxter


My pc ound my laptop in "network" but it ask me to type the user name and the password ,wich password it meaned ?


The one that was displayed when you crated the homegroup for networking. It is not your user name and log on.

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I have a laptop with Windows 7 and I am trying to connect to my home network. My home network consists of two other Windows XP computers connected to a router. I have the internet connection that the other two computers have, but I cannot see any of their files and they do not show up as network places. How do I fix this? I am not a techy person and I don't understand all this fiddly stuff and I'm getting really frustrated.

The weirdest thing is, I was able to access the other two computers fine yesterday but now they do not turn up?? I have restarted multiple times but to no avail.

Please help!!!

A:Connecting to Home Network

  
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I have a laptop with Windows 7 and I am trying to connect to my home network. My home network consists of two other Windows XP computers connected to a router. I have the internet connection that the other two computers have, but I cannot see any of their files and they do not show up as network places. How do I fix this? I am not a techy person and I don't understand all this fiddly stuff and I'm getting really frustrated.

The weirdest thing is, I was able to access the other two computers fine yesterday but now they do not turn up?? I have restarted multiple times but to no avail.

Please help!!!


Hi and welcome

I suspect your problem has to do with homegroup. when you set up networking in the windows install you chose a "home network" makes sense. Homenetwork however assumes all computers will be win 7.

To resolve the problem go to network and shaing where you set up networking in the first place and choose a work network instead. You can also turn off IPv6 as it is only needed in homegroup

In workgroup xp sees win 7, and win 7 sees XP

Let us know if this doesnt work

Good Luck Mate
Ken J

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I am using Windows 7 on my laptop and I have question about when to use "Home", "Work" and "Public" profile.

If I am logging in without setting password, and I am logging in network with "Public" profile, then will any other user, who can see my computer, be able to enter my computer and check the contents on my computer ?

I am connecting to a network and there are 6 other users connected to this network. In the set network location window, if I select the netwoek as "Home", does it mean that other 6 users will not be able to see my computer on network and if I use "Public", then all other six users will be able to see my computer on network ?

Thanks

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How do configure xp home ed to offer safe mode with networking option
Thanks
 

A:Solved: No Network Connection Option In Safe mode XP Home

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I just switched from Clear to CenturyLink DSL internet about a week ago (Westel Model 7500 modem/router) and ever since then my work laptop has been having trouble connecting to the internet, both wirelessly and through LAN.

Every other device in my home works absolutely fine, and my laptop is able to connect to other wireless networks no problem.

I am able to connect with my work laptop to my home internet occasionally (I am on it now), but after a few hours I always get kicked off again. I've figured out that if I remove my new network from my Preferred Networks list and reboot my computer, then reconnect to my network, I can get on for a few hours. But I always get kicked off again and I have to repeat this process.

When I get kicked off, my wireless icon indicates that I am connected to the network with excellent connectivity, but I have no internet and no browser pages open.

I contacted my company's tech support about this, and their solution was to send me a brand new computer. Great for me, since my old one was a dinosaur, but this new computer has the exact same issue as my old one.

I don't want to have to restart my computer every few hours just to get internet. Any ideas? I am completely baffled, but think that there must be some setting on my computer put in place by my company's IT department that does not mesh with this new internet.

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A:Trouble connecting work laptop to home internet

Hello!

Our DSL escalation team would be happy to take a lot into this. There may be something we can do to get it fixed for you. Send our team an email with the details and we'll get started!

[email protected]

Best regards,
-Doug

@Centurylinkhelp Team
 

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Hi.

Is it possible to access my home network while away from home: to be able to browse the network, access PCs, and access my file server? If so, how can it be done? Is doing this different from using software like PCAnywhere?

My home network system consists of a cable modem with a Linksys 4-port Router (BESRU31).

Thanks.
Robert2513
 

A:Remotely Connecting to Home Network?

Remote access software like pcAnywhere let you take over a computer that is on your network. What you see on the screen is what would be seen on the remote computer. If that is good enough then programs like pcAnywhere, RADMIN, NetOP or VNC would work fine. Be aware there a differences in performance, stability and features between them.

If you want to access your home network as if it was a LAN, you would need VPN for that. You would see the remote VPN server as another mapped drive like on a regular network. XP Pro has VPN server built in but only allows one connection at a time.
 

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hi

currrently i have 2 computers connected to router with built-in hub
and the router is connected to my dsl modem.

i have now laptop computer and i'm thinking on the ways to connect it to my home network (and have access to internet).
i can simply connect it to router with a cable ,as i did with other pc's ,but for laptop i want to use wireless connection.

how do i do this?
 

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Good morning/afternoon/evening.
I have three computers hooked up to a Linksys router. I would like to hook up a printer so any of the three can print to that printer. What is the best way to set up such a system? Do I need to have one computer (the server) dedicated to that task? (this will undoubtedly show my total ignorance of networks!).

Thank you very much,
stuarth
 

A:Connecting printers to a home network

The real question is... what printer do you have or intend on using?

There are a few possiblities here, but it is printer dependent...

1. If the printer has a network card in it.. You can set it up on your network and create a network printer on each computer to allow them to print to that specific printer. This, without having it hooked to a PC.

2. If your printer does not have a network card in it, then you could consider purchasing a print server. This is a small box that your printer hooks up to and it has another hook up for a network cable. Kind of emulates number 1 above.

3. Is to have the printer hooked to a computer, SHARE it on that computer. Then you will have to install a network printer on each of the other computers so they can print to it. Downfall here is... the computer where the printer is directly attached, has to be turned on when you intend to print.

The cheapest way would be 3. However, it can be a pain at times. If you don't want to pay out good money for a printer that has a network card in it, or can be installed in it... then I would go with number 2. This will eliminate the extra PC on when printing.

The print servers do not cost that much, around $60.00. However, going this way, you have to make 100% SURE that your printer is compatible with the print server. If the information on the print server does not specify your printer, then don't buy it. It most likely will not work with it.

Does that help a little?

Shane
 

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Hi,

I just bought a new computer and i set it up in one room and plugged it into my home network and it connected to the internet and worked fine, however when i moved it into the other room and connected it, it gave me the error that the network cable was unplugged...i tried a different cable and still no luck... can anybody help me?

Thanks!
 

A:Problems connecting to home network

Are you using wireless, or hard wired with an ethernet cord ?

Wireless can be very weak, from room to room (signal wise) This can be dependant on a number of issues:
Distance
Thickness of walls
Electromagnetic radiation (if other equipment is close by - including wires in walls)

If you are speaking ethernet cable, please check the cable by disconnecting and re-connecting it.

By the way, from going back to the original room, does it work again ?
 

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My WIndows 7 decktop is part of a small home network. I can access files from the network form the W7 computer but I cannot connect to the printer on the network. When I run the "add printer" wizard, it correctly lists the printers on the network, all of which are attached to one computer. Of the ones listed, only one is a real printer. The others are things like Adobe, or a fax printer. I successfully connected the W7 to the "Adobe printer" but when I try to connect to the Lexmark printer, I get an error message, "0.0000000a". Also when I try "view network computers" from the Windows XP where the printer is connected, it does not show the W7 computer as part of the network. THe W7 had been part of the network prior to installing W7 when it had Windows XP and it had no problems. THe connection to the home network seems to have survived the upgrade to W7 on the W7 computer but not on the others. Any help would sure be appreciated.

A:Connecting to Home Network Printer

are you using 32-bit or 64-bit Windows?

Try installing the drivers for that printer inside 7. Or move the printer to the 7 computer and share it there instead.

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Our IT guy is on vacation and I need to get on our server at work. My Lenovo laptop (xp) died so I picked up an HP G62 with W/7 home version. I managed to get on our wireless network but I don't know how to configure my pc to for a LAN connection. When I am connected to the wireless connection I can access the internet but I cannot see our server. What information and steps do I need to perform this task? I have access to our Server password so I can make changes there if I need to. I appreciate any help you might offer.

Dan
 

A:Connecting to a work network

Is this a domain server? If so, you can't connect with Home versions of Windows.
 

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I just bought a notebook running Vista home edition. I already have a home network set up with 3 other computers all running XP. I was able to connect to the internet with the new notebook, but how do connect to the shared printer. I seem to remember that the XP computer all found the shared printer automatically. I've run the "search for printers" and nothing comes up. The computer that is physically connected to the printer and the printer were turned on at the time. What do I need to do?

thanks
 

A:connecting an XP printer to Vista - home network

Try adding the printer locally on the Vista machine, picking the make/model from the drop-down lists. Take the default port they pick for the printer. Then, open the printer properties, select the Ports tab, and create a new local port. For the port name, type in the full network path to the printer, say \\MAIN\PSC-750. This is how I had to install my HP PSC-750 on Vista. For some reason, both of the laser printers installed in the classic manner.
 

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Could use a little help.

Setup:
Desktop computer Vista
Laptop computer Win 7

On my network (wireless), my Desktop can find and use everything that is on my Laptop computer.

When I try to find or map out the Desktop from the Laptop, the Laptop cannot see my desktop at all (eg in the Network "explorer-type" window in Win7) .

I've checked my firewall settings, and my sharing properties on both computers, but I think I missing some setting somewhere that will let me connect from the Laptop to the Desktop (so that I can use my Desktop printer).

Help would be appreciated.
BarryT

A:Connecting Win7 laptop to home network...

Are both PCs within the same workgroup? I don't mean HomeGroup but workgroup (XP style). Double check your sharing optons on both PCs. Sounds like your doing simple file sharing so disable password protection, disable public sharing, enable network discovery, enable file/print sharing. This is a start.

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I have been given an old Dell Latitude 610 laptop and trying to get access to the internet and email even with the netowk cable plugged in the back!

I get the message No network access or unidentified network.

Hope someone call help.

Many thanks
 

A:Difficulties connecting to our wireless home network

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I have a Linksys router setup with several devices connected to it through both wired and wireless connections. Recently one of my laptops running windows 7 stopped connecting to it. The network shows up in the list of available networks but when I try to connect to it I get the unable to connect message. All of the other laptops are working perfectly. The following is a list of things I tried to fix the problem:
1. power cycled the router
2. completely reset the router i.e. different ssid, different encryption and no encryption
3. deleted the network profile and tried to connect
4. tried connecting the laptop to other networks and was able to connect to them
5. updated drivers on the broadcom 4313 802.11 adapter
6. ran the extremely useless windows network trouble shoot, it said that i needed to disconnect and then reconnect the power to the router

I have no idea where to go from here. Any help at this point would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Laptop stopped connecting to home network

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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Hi Folks:
I am having trouble connecting to our wireless internet home network with my new Toshiba Satellite laptop.
The network is a venerable Linksys WAP54G access point, not quite a full router, as it does not have a firewall and does not assign static addresses. It allows a dynamic address. It is very basic WEP security. We have a Dell laptop with XP which operates off it just fine.
When I attempt to connect with Windows 7 on the new Toshiba Satellite, it will identify the connection as public and connect, but activity is limited. It says it cannot establish an IP address. However when I connect with the built-in Ethernet port and a cord, it?s fine. Just the wireless part is giving problems.
I have read of one solution for this apparently not rare problem. This is to go into the Device Manager, find the wireless adapter, open it and click on the Advanced tab. This produces a list of properties. Find the property called ?Network Address,? and put in the physical address of the wireless adapter found in IPconfig/all. However when I go this far, I don?t even have a property called Network Address, so I can?t do this.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Thanks very much,
wayrnayn

A:Trouble connecting to home wireless network

  
Quote: Originally Posted by waynrayn


Hi Folks:
I am having trouble connecting to our wireless internet home network with my new Toshiba Satellite laptop.
The network is a venerable Linksys WAP54G access point, not quite a full router, as it does not have a firewall and does not assign static addresses. It allows a dynamic address. It is very basic WEP security. We have a Dell laptop with XP which operates off it just fine.
When I attempt to connect with Windows 7 on the new Toshiba Satellite, it will identify the connection as public and connect, but activity is limited. It says it cannot establish an IP address. However when I connect with the built-in Ethernet port and a cord, it?s fine. Just the wireless part is giving problems.
I have read of one solution for this apparently not rare problem. This is to go into the Device Manager, find the wireless adapter, open it and click on the Advanced tab. This produces a list of properties. Find the property called ?Network Address,? and put in the physical address of the wireless adapter found in IPconfig/all. However when I go this far, I don?t even have a property called Network Address, so I can?t do this.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Thanks very much,
wayrnayn



Network address is actually locally administered mac address, and is there.

Are you running "homegroup"?

Have you tried connecting with encryption turned off?

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I just bought my daughter a Lenovo running Windows 8 and when I try to connect to my Wi-Fi I am getting Limited connection only and can't figure it out. Please help!! :-)

A:Getting Limited Connection when connecting to Home Network

Greetings,
Please copy & paste the following into notepad.
Code:
netsh wlan show all >%userprofile%\Desktop\Network.txt
sc query dhcp >>%userprofile%\Desktop\Network.txt
sc query dnscache >>%userprofile%\Desktop\Network.txt
sc query wlansvc >>%userprofile%\Desktop\Network.txt
ipconfig /all >>%userprofile%\Desktop\Network.txt
netsh advfirewall show global >>%userprofile%\Desktop\Network.txt
netsh winhttp show proxy >>%userprofile%\Desktop\Network.txt
Save the file as "Network.bat"Right click the file and select Run as Administrator.This will create a file called "Network.txt" on the desktop.Copy & paste the contents into your next post.

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My wife brought a new laptop home from work and we have been trying to connect it to our home network without success. Network was set up for me 4-5 years ago. It is security enabled but does not use mac addresses. Router in linksys wrt54g. Laptop is running XP. Have tried numerous recorded passwords on laptop but will not connect. Have logged into my router but do not see where to make alterations to allow another connection but max users is set to 50 so this is not the problem. Any suggestions?
 

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About 6 months ago, I got a laptop - An HP DV5215US, running Windows XP SP2, and it came with a wireless card - 802.11b/g. We have a wireless router - a Westell Versalink 327, running on our main computer, which also has Windows XP SP2. I tried connecting to the wireless, but it didn't work. The network would show up when I opened the "Choose a Wireless Network" screen, but when I tried to connect, all that happened was a loading screen appeared, saying "Please wait while Windows connects to the ******* network." and "Waiting for the network..."

After playing around a bit, I decided it was the router - it had never been configured for wireless. I got connections on the laptop in other places - on vacations, in hotels, etc. My father and I decided to get the wireless working this week, as a kind of project. On a whim, my dad installed a wireless card in an old desktop system (not sure of the 802.11 letters, sorry), and the wireless worked perfectly. I still can't connect on the laptop, though.

Can anyone help?
 

A:Problem with connecting to my home wireless network.

Have you gone in to the wireless network display and deleted all the wireless networks in the list, then searched for new wireless networks? Did you try disabling encryption on the router to see if it's an issue with mismatched keys? Note that if you use WEP encryption, you MUST use hex keys with dissimilar brands of hardware, they don't all encode passcodes the same way.
 

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I have a laptop I use for work and connect to a hotspot with it, when I came home to connect to my house network router I am able but it comes up limited so there in no interent contection,,,.. How to I change it so I get the interent on with my house wifi?

A:Connecting to home wifi network limited

Call your Help Desk. My wife's does that, until she goes in and disable the Proxy in Internet Properties in Control Panel. Just remember to turn back on.

The first time she brought it home, because they replaced her older unit. IT had made a Fat Finger mistake in the VPN connection.

So when she tried to get on our home WiFi, it did the same as yours. Plus her work a GPO, to restrict her from using any LAN or WiFi connection, but the company's.

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Ok I have two PCs on my network, both have Windows Vista Home 32bit

When I try to open or explore the other PC from either PC it prompts for a password and log on. We did not set up a password or log on for either PC. How do we go about disabling or bypassing this.

Thank you in advance

RDGM
 

A:Solved: Connecting to a Computer on a home network

Hey all I figured it out, we needed to make passwords thru the acct. management and then log on to one another's PC with the credentials of the PC we want to conenct to.
 

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I have several laptops connected to my wireless home compter network that is working just fine. I have another laptop that I am having a hard time trying to connect. The laptop was previously connected to the network, now it won't connect. It keeps giving me an error about the WZC. I have tried making sure the Wireless Zero Configuration was started but it won't stay started. I don't know what to do. Any suggestions?
 

A:Problems connecting to home wireless network

I had a similar problem with an laptop running Win XP. I did a Google search of the error and it gave me a Microsoft Article about keeping WZC enabled.
 

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Hi,
 
(Just been pointed at this forum to check if I am infected).
 
Windows 7 - 64 bit.
 
I am trying to enable my home network but every time I turn on Network Discovery it resets itself to off.
Also, IE will not download any files.  It gives a message of Virus Detected.
 
I've run malwarebytes and Super Anti Spyware to remove previous malware but no luck.
 
 
Can anyone help?
 
 
 
Many thanks
 

A:Connecting to my home network and downloading using IE10

Can you post the log for malwarebytes and super anti-spyware?

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Hello:

I just had DSL access installed on my home PC running Windows 98. I want to connect to my office network through this DSL connection.
Our office network is running NT 4.0 and we have a firewall. My boss gave me a login/password -- to get past the firewall. I have a few logins/passwords to connect to the network.

I am unsure how to set this up, and would appreciate any help you can give me.

I would prefer to be able to use this in such a way that I can access our office network drives, etc. through Windows Explorer just as I can from my office pc.

Thanks!

KrisLynch
[email protected]
 

A:Solved: Connecting to Office Network From Home

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I am a military academy student home for spring break. I have 10 hours of Rosetta Stone to do for homework but I can't access my school's network. I had no problems doing this before, and I think that our recent "upgrade" to Vista is the problem.

to log-on to the network i usually use Cisco VPN client. However, part of the new Vista switch requires that we use our CAC-card to login to everything. We were sent a file with instructions to configure the new network that says to go to Connection Entries-->Modify-->Certificate Authentication-->LASTNAME.FIRSTNAME.YOURKEY and I did that but it still does not work.

In the log it says:

Cisco Systems VPN Client Version 5.0.03.0560
Copyright (C) 1998-2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Client Type(s): Windows, WinNT
Running on: 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Config file directory: C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\

1 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 CERT/0xE3600001
Failed to sign hash: B_EncryptInit() failed

2 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 IKE/0xE300009B
Failed to generate signature: Signature generation failed (SigUtil:97)

3 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 IKE/0xE300009B
Failed to build Signature payload (MsgHandlerMM:489)

4 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 IKE/0xE300009B
Failed to build MM msg5 (NavigatorMM:312)

5 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 IKE/0xE30000A7
Unexpected SW error occurred while processing Identity Protection (Main Mode) negotiatorNavigator:2238)

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A:Problems with connecting to a school network at home

There's a problem with your certificate. The log is indicating the Phase 1 authentication which requires either a pre-shared key or a cert is not establishing. The log further indicates your setup is requiring a certificate to establish IKE Phase 1.
 

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I work at a place where we can bring our personal laptops and connect to the internet using a wireless connection. We use WEP and security type is shared. We have a password we have to enter.

I have a Lenovo Idea Pad Y530 laptop. Have connected for years to this router. Well, I went to a website to download the free version of World OF Warcraft and during the download I lost connection and had to reboot. I think that is how it went. Now I am unable to connect to the internet at work but I can still connect to my personal wireless network at home on the same laptop.

I have reformatted and still unable to connect. I am able to connect to the router but then a red X appears between the router and the internet. Everyone else is still able to connect with their laptops and I brought my old dell in and can connect with no problems.

I had been using AVG free. I even uninstalled that and turned off my firewall.

When I click on the X I get this report:

There may be a problem with your Domain Name Server (DNS) config.
On both laptops I ran the command ipconfig/all

Dell laptop that is currently connected to work wireless shows that there is info under the Tunnel adapter Local area connection 6. On the Lenovo this are is blank showing nothing. I think if u do an ipconfig/all you will understand better what I am saying

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration
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A:Laptop quit connecting to wireless router at work but home is fine

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Hey, I'm not sure if this is posted anywhere else, but with my laptop (spec's below) I can see that my home network is there but windows fails to connect to it. I've been though the troubleshooter but nothing seems to work. Now the reason why I know this network works is because my mother and sisters laptop works fine on the network.

Also I does sometimes work. If I'm in the same room as router is seems to work fine. But when I'm in the other end of the house it fails to connect even though windows says it has 3-4 bars of the wifi signal.

Also on a less important note, when if actually connects the bars on the taskbar only shows it full wifi signal even it it only has 3 or 4.. any one know a solution?

Any feed back would be very helpful.

Thanks Trent

A:Windows not connecting to network which is known to work.

Can you clarify something.
That laptop model came with several wifi devices depending on region/country etc..
do you have the azurewave, intel, wimax... do you know?

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I have been having issues connecting my ASUS laptop running windows 8 to my home network drive. it does not want to accept the password. however i have been able to connect it up to my dell latitude D610. the drive is being hosted on my dell SX270 running windows 2000. any help on why this is happening and how i could fix it would be great, thanks
 

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Hi I frequently encounter drop of connection with my wifi. Recently, my connection dropped midway and then not connecting back. I have tried disabling and re enabling the wireless network adapter. I have tried unistall/install the driver. Upgraded the driver, Nothing was of help. Laptop is detecting the wifi, but when I am trying to connect, I am getting message "cannot connect to this network". I am able to connect to wifi from my mobile hotspot. Please help.

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Hi

My Toshiba Satellite running on XP is refusing to connect to the wireless network that is set up in my home. It is saying "limited or no connectivity". I am aware that it is doing this because the computer can't or won't assign an IP address to it. I have tried running a cmd command and doing ipconfig/renew all of which fails. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!
 

A:Getting Limited or No Connectivity when connecting to wireless home network.

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I have had no problems connecting my laptop wirelessly to my network at home, but all of a sudden it stopped connecting. I can connect to wireless networks elsewhere, but my laptop has stopped connecting at home. Can someone help?
 

A:trouble connecting laptop to home wireless network

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Hey everyone out there...I am having some real problems with my wireless network. I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop. Recently, I got a virus that I couldn't ever completely get rid of. As my (very dumb) solution, i reinstalled windows. So, I have spent the last week finding the drivers for all of my hardware, and it is almost back to where I want it. I do have a few questions, however.

My main problem is that I can't connect to the wireless network at my house. It is a secure wireless network, and I was always able to connect to it before. Now, I type in the network key, and in the "Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility" it never gets past "authenticating". I find this strange, because I am able to connect to my neighbor's wireless network, that is unsecured. I have a Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card. Because I can connect to the neighbor's wireless, I am guessing it's not a problem with the drivers? And other computers in my house can connect to the network in my house, so there isn't a problem with the drivers for those?

Other things that are abnormal, and I think could be causing problems, are that under the "Device Manager" and "Other devices" there is a yellow question mark by "Base System Device". Also under "Device Manager -> Other Devices" is "SM Bus Controller", which has a yellow question mark by it. Finally when I got to "Local Area Connection -> Properties... Read more

A:Solved: Problems connecting to my home wireless network

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Hi
I alreadfy have a home network. Cable modem connection serving my computer and telephone (I have vonage broadband phone) through the linksys adapter provided by vonage. I purchased a wireless router and I need to hook it up. If I connect the wireless routers internet port(WAN) to an ethernet port in the linksys adapter, it doesnt work. However, when I connect it port to port (ethernet port of the wireless router to an ethernet port of the linksys adapter), the internet connectionw works. However, I am unable to activate the wireless network.

I tried connecting the wirless router directly to the modem (removing the linksys adapter) and carried out the installation provided in a CD by the manufacture and it wont work fine.

I cant get rid of the linksys adapter as it is essential for my broadband phone.

Any suggestions? Please help..


Thanks
RK
 

A:Connecting a Wireless router to an existing home network

You should have bought a wireless access point instead of a router.. *mutter*

"unable to activate" means what? Increadibly heavy feeling creeps into your hands making you unable to operate the computer?

Some more information here would really help.. Symptoms, computers and operating systems involved, types of wireless equipment, the router configuration etc.
 

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Hi,

I've just got a second hand laptop (Advent 7066M, Model No. SIM2000 Notebook PC). I can't work out to my home wireless network. When I go to device manager under "Network adapters", there's a red cross through "PRISM 802.11g Wireless Adapter" and under "Other devices", there's a question mark with an exclamation mark on top of it next to "PCI Modem". I've tried installing the network related stuff from C:\Applications, but that didn't seem to help.

Please could someone offer me some suggestions for getting online?

Thanks,
Joe
 

A:Solved: Connecting Laptop To Home Wireless Network

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Hi. I can't seem to connect to my wife's computer on our home network. We both have Vista laptops. I can access her media (through WMP and iTunes), and she can get to my computer no problem, but every time I click on her computer icon on the network, I get this error:

"\\(her computer name) is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

The network is not present or not started.

For more information, click Help."

Clicking Help doesn't seem to do anything.

Anyone feel like spending some time on this? It would be immensely appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Problem connecting to other computer on home network

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