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Wireless Vista laptop connection to Talk Talk

Q: Wireless Vista laptop connection to Talk Talk

Hi,
I am unable to connect my new wireless lappy to my local (Talk Talk broadband) connection I use for my desktop.
Is Vista wireless compatible with Talk Talk broadband? Doesn't seem to be aware of that connection...

Also where do I obtain key 'security key or passphrase'

Im sure this is obvious but I need help as Im no good at this

thanks

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A: Wireless Vista laptop connection to Talk Talk

How does your desktop connect, are you using a router or modem or what. We need more information to be able to help you.

What operating system does the desktop use and what security programs do you have installed on both your machines, it could be the firewall blocking things or it could be something else.

Post back with as much information as you can get about your machines and the way you connect to the internet and someone should be able to help you.

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Hi,
I am a new member and I have a weird problem with Talk Talk. Moved into new flat and while we are waiting for our internet to be connected(?) our neighbour has told us we can use his Tallk Talk wifi which is unlimited and gave us the necessary code to connect. My wife's Xperia phone connected immediately and works fine on this connection. Her laptop (on Vista) however connected immediately but keeps coming up as Local Access only and won't open any web pages at all. My netbook (which is on XP) also connected immediately and show full connection at 54Mbps but also will not connect to any websites.
To further compound my frustration, both laptops will connect using my t MOBILE dongle and they work fine on that 7.2 Mbps connection. Also another neighbour has BT and both laptops will connect to the openzone from that (using my son'e log in as he is with BT) and open websites through that.
Does anyone have any ideas? I am not really confident enough to start deleting things and down loading new unless I know exactly what to do.

Thanks
Firstplaced
 

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Has anyone suffered prolonged loss of connection using a talktalk wifi bband router? (ISP- aol) If so, what explanations were offered by aol?

I've got an aol engineer visiting Thurs.to examine connection loss (since last Weds). But I'm convinced the problem is with the router. But from the tone of the aol help man's questions I suspect he's already briefed his engineer to do his best to represent the problem as being either with my computer or positioning of router/filters/condition of wall-sockets - usual getouts.

The talktalk router is neww, issued Feb 12, after my original router, speedtouch, started suffering idle timeouts every day.

Can anyone advise on the most often-used excuses given my wifi engineers so I can counter them and convince the engineer to do an unbaised examination? Or could I be wrong and there really is a technical problem with my line or connections. Before the engr comes I want to be prepared to fend off ******** and recognize genuine cause-suggestions.

Any replies appreciated : but I have to use comp at local library so I shan't be able to respond promptly.
 

A:Talk Talk router, lost connection

Without further detail, it is really impossible to give an opinion.
If you have another computer - with wireless, or by using a wireless usb try that and if that does not lose the signal, it is a fair bet it something with the setup on this computer - is it not.

Sometimes changing the wireless channel may improve the result.
If some other local equipment is using the same channel that could cause the loss of signal.

I am sure it is best to wait until the engineer has been seen as it only 2 days or so
I've got an aol engineer visiting ThursClick to expand...

and then if you still have problems, and he has checked the broadband service to your property, please post back
 

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OK so awhile ago my Pipex account swapped to talk talk since then I was getting disconnect anywhere from every 5 minutes to an hour. I solved this problem buy swapping from a Speedtouch 330 to a netgear N300 DNG2200.

now my connection is perfectly stable I haven't had a disconnect since I swapped which has been a very long time. However since the change my down speed has gone from somewhere around 250kb/s to 120kb/s (so says steam). I think this has something to do with the 330 using G DMT rather then ADSL, but tbh I don't really know. so is there anyway I can reclaim my lost speed I know the line is capable off? with going back to the frustration of repeated disconnects (i had to restart computer on every disconnect because it wouldnt redial otherwise )

ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
Connection Speed 1202 kbps 693 kbps
Line Attenuation 62.0 db 38.0 db
Noise Margin 5.4 db 8.0 db
 

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Hi,

I have recently installed Talk Talk on my laptop. I went through the instillation CD and it seemed to go OK. The laptop will connect if hard wired through the router but wont connect wirelessly. It doesn’t even detect a wireless connection. I have uninstalled and reinstalled it twice to make sure.

I have detailed the error message I received from talk talk below.

The laptop is a Toshiba personal computer Intel Celeron , 1.40GHZ, 1.40GHZ 480 M of RAM

The router is a Huawei Wireless HG520

These are the settings I received from talk talk when i rang.

1. VCI - 38
2. PTI - 0
3. Connection type - PPPoA
4. Encapsulation mode - VCMUX
5. ADSL Modulation - Auto/G.DMT/ANSI/ T 1.413
6.Modulation type - Auto/G.DMT
7. Authentication - CHAP
8. IP Address - automatic or dynamic
9. Primary DNS - 62.24.199.13
10. Secondary DNS 62.24.199.23

I don’t know if these are the settings on my laptop coz I don’t know how to check them.
The info below the line is what i got from Talk Talk help.
------------------------------------------------------------------
This information was saved from TalkTalk Broadband on 14 November 2007 08:19:30.

Gathering system information...

Please wait...
4 My network
4.1 Computer name LAPTOP1
4.2 DNS name LAPTOP1
4.3 Domain LAPTOP1
4.4 Workgroup -
4.5 User name User
4.6 DNS servers 192.168.2.10
192.168.1.1
4.7 TCPIP addresses 192.168.1.2
4.8 Proxy configuration
4.8.1 Proxy enabled false
4.8.2 Proxy address -
4.8.3 Proxy automatic configurat... Read more

A:Cant get Talk talk wireless connected

Please do an IPconfig /all when you are trying to connect wirelessly and post here
 

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how do I remove anti virus that wont uninstall at all

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Had problems with this laptop but sorted thanks to this forum. Been in spain for 6 months internet fine. Back in UK, trying to connect to Talk Talk, wont connect. Other laptop working fine. Dont know what the problem is???

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having tried so many times to set-up my wireless router to talk talk even calling them in aiding me to get connected they have help for d-link a hauew based version but not tp-link
TD-W8910G all i need is the correct setup procedure and what i have to tick or not tick using the so(called) quick easy setup built in this is what i have done so far....to no evale

e.g

vpi0-255) 0
vci(32-65535) 38
PPP over atm(PPPoA)
encapsulating mode (??????????)
username
password
authentiification method :CHAP
dial on demand :15
PPP ip EXTENSION:yes
STATIC IP:NO
ppp DEBUGING:YES
WAN ENABLE:YES
ENABLE DHCP:YES
ENABLE WIRELESS:YES

SAVE/REEBOOT

THIS DONT WORK UNABLE TO CONNECT TO ANYTHING NET RELATED AND YES HAVE DONE A CMDING/IPCONFIG AND SETUP XP CORRECTLY....sorry for the shouting but doing my head in need help plus the router has been tested with another network and is working correctly...
 

A:need setting for a tp-link td-w8910g fo connect to talk talk broadband

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Hi all

I have just received a Huawei - Echolife HG521 router from TALKTALK and am wanting to set up port forwarding so that i can have my web server working, i have had the web server running on my old router but i can not find the port forwarding page on this router. does anybody know how to find it? i know it exists because i found it yesterday but am not sure how i found it

Any help would be great

Cheers
 

A:Solved: Port Forwarding on Talk Talk HG521

Scrap that, as soon as i posted that i found the page,

for anybody else that can not find it

Advanced > NAT > Port mapping (at the top)
 

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Having just purchased a new computer and set up my Talk Talk router, I am having serious issues setting up Outlook Express. I have spoken to Talk Talk for assistance having eventually got through to their 2nd line support but as I have a google mail E Mail address they were less than helpful. I have everything set up as per google mail help centre instructions other than incoming mail server (POP3) which is set as mail.talktalk.net. I can receive E Mails but not send. Everytime I attempt to send I receive the following error:

The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'pop.googlemail.com', Server: 'mail.talktalk.net', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): Yes, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

I had AVG free edition installed by the manufacturer of the computer prior to receiving it. As a computing novice I am unsure if this a possible problem; could it be?

Help!!
 

A:Solved: Outlook Express and Talk Talk

AVG could be a potenial problem if it is scanning emails.
Some have problems right from the start others don't have
any for months and then suddenly do. Email scanning is
not necessary.
http://www.oehelp.com/OETips.aspx#3
http://thundercloud.net/infoave/tutorials/email-scanning/index.htm

At the very least turn the scanning off. The best
solution is to uninstall AVG and see if you can install
using the custom installation. At that point choose to
leave out the email scanning.

For the gmail account information.
Try these settings first and see if they work - no Talk Talk settings.
These are US settings, if you are in the UK or elsewhere,
check the gmail for your area to make sure these are the ports used.
It appears you used Port 25 and that is the cause of that error.

Sever Tab
POP3 incoming mail: pop.gmail.com
SMTP outgoing mail: smtp.gmail.com
Also put a check mark in My server requires authentication

Connection Tab
Check Always connect to this account using
Local Area Network

Advanced Tab
SMTP Port 465
Put a check mark at This server requires a secure connection (SSL)

POP3 Port 995
Put a check mark at This server requires a secure connection (SSL)
 

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right well it is a wireless router (duh!) ne ways it is bein strange i wont work then when you get on the fone 2 and ring it connects ????

then also wen u disconnect the call it goes off

i am using windows vista

also i did everything the manual sed i set it up using the ethernet cable then removed it later

help plz im well confused i think it's the micro fileters but i been thru 5 and it has the ame problem
:S
 

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I recently hit upon a bug that has been plaguing me for quite some time and I am sure that I am not the only one that has run into this. I tried to post the bug and its fix to the google help forum but couldn't the topic/thread section was no longer accepting new additions or replies (???).

Moving on. I found that if you have another program running like a movie player (VLC, MPC Star, media player etc... or iTunes, etc...) and try to make a call with google talk you won't hear anything (the other party gets the call though, as I learned, "WHY THE **** DO YOU RING 6 TIMES GRRR....") and have to try the call again and again an it's touch and go as to whether it ever works. Well close any other programs that are running that also output sound and the problem should go away.

Hope this helps someone searching for a possible answer, when I was I couldn't find anything that resembled this one. That is why I am posting it.
 

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I have just changed from talktalk to virgin media.. My sony laptop switched wirelessly with no problems. i have another laptop Asus but i can't get the Asus connected to the internet.
 

A:Solved: Virgin Media from Talk Talk please help..

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I'm at a friends house and they were explaining how she had got rid of her antivirus software because of this thing called Talk Talk HomeGuard. Antivirus software is a very importent thing on a computer and I knew that this was a BAD idea. I also read on the TalkTalk faq that:

_________________________________________________________________Will Virus Alerts replace the need for Anti-Virus software?

No, they complement each other. Virus Alerts extends protection to devices unable to use traditional Anti-Virus software as they access websites. i.e. smartphones or games consoles.
_________________________________________________________________

Could anybody recomend a good free antivirus untill she gets a paid one?

A:[SOLVED] Talk Talk HomeSafe?

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

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Hi there,

I'm in the UK and I currently use BT as my Broadband provider. I'm now at the stage where I'm looking to change as I feel I've been paying way too much for years.

I was wondering if anyone has any experiences of Talk-talk? They seem to be doing a great package at the moment, comprising of landline telephone with 8Mb broadband.

Would welcome any personal feedback if anyone has some.

Thanks.
 

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Hi

I have setup a Speedtouch Wireless Router 585 for my sister...
The Talk Talk connection works fine on her modem, but when we try the router
it says its connected and has IP address and DNS Server address's but no internet
comes through, the lights are green indicating all is fine and conectivity test says all is OK
BUT it supposed to have...

DSL
ATM
Ethernet
PPP
IP
Internet

but Ethernet is completely missing from the line up... the manual shows what a perfect running conection should be and its all ok except for the Ethernet entry missing completley?

The laptop connects @ 100Mbps no probs via Ethernet and we can access the router settings via ethernet so that indicates that there isnt any problem with the LAN connection

when she trys to access the internet the internet light flashes to indicate activity but nothing happens..

Pings all fail...

what could be the problem?

we have the right username and password in and if any of the config were incorrect it wouldnt connect at all would it?

I have it set as so...
PPPoA (VCMUX or VCBASED)
VPI: 0
VCI: 38
Authentication: CHAP

are these correct?

it displays this below which im unsure about as it didnt say that on my IPstream connection (she on Talk Talk LLu maybe thats why i dunno)
g.992.3 annex l us wide

Any help greatley appreciated... thanks
 

A:Solved: Talk Talk ..vs.. Speedtouch 585 ...HELP! :(

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Hi
For better or worse TakTalk is my ISP. They are offering a free complete security package called HomeSafe.
I have used AVG free for many years with no problems of which I am aware. For some time I used Zone alarm firewall but a couple of years ago I switched to The Microsoft firewall. Again I have not been aware of any problems.
Would it be advantageous to switch to HomeSafe or am I better off staying with the protection which has served me well?
Your views would be appreciated.
regards
phil
 

A:Solved: Advice re Talk Talk "HomeSafe"

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I have two computers both with Belkin 54g wireless network cards, one using WinXP and one Win98SE. Both the PCI cards are installed ok (although I did have to download a driver upgrade from Belkin for the Win98 one to work, thanks to HumanShame). In the system tray, I can see the TV-shaped icon with a red center on both PCs. If I double-click on this I get the utility to set up all the detail, but sadly it lists no available networks so I can't do anything else.

I thought I could connect two PCs with wireless network cards on an ad-hoc basis like this. The two PCs are in two rooms, one above the other, so are not too far apart.

What do I do next?
 

A:Wireless computers won't talk 2 each other

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hey,
did a search but couldn't find anything.
I'm trying to add a bit of wireless to a network but it isn't working out. Got a Belkin access point (F5D7130uk) and a wirless pci card (F5D7001uk) and plugged them in...
The AP doent seem to support DHCP but so far I've got it to talk to the rest of the network by setting up a static IP with the existing router.
Now the client sees the network and seems to connect to it but i cant get an IP address back and even if I set one up it still doesn't get any packets from the network!
Please help, I've got myself int a muddle and I'm getting chest pains
 

A:Can't get a PC to talk to a wireless network

Turn of any encryption on the AP until you get it working.

Set the channel used by the AP manually to 6 or 11. If possible, set the channel manually on the client side too.

Disable any proprietary wireless "acceleration" technologies on the AP.

Make sure you haven't left anything unconfigured on the AP. It may be that the AP comes with a very strict security out of the box and you have to manaully set up everything.

Disable any software firewalls on the client. Including the gay Windows Firewall. Make sure you have the wireless services enabled in Windows if you are not using some special software to connect.
 

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Hi folks,

Just a quickie.

Have any of you subscribed to Orange Wireless & Talk recently? If so could you tell me do you get one wireless adaptor with the kit or do you need to buy one if your pc is not wireless enabled?

Thanks,

Grant.
 

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I am attempting to connect my laptop (running windows XP Pro and using a Belkin wireless G usb network adaptor) with my main PC (running windows XP home and using a Linksys wireless g usb network adaptor).

I can get both machines to 'see'the wireless network and to join the wireless network.
Both machines then indicate that they are connected, with good signal strength (they are both sat in the same room.) but I am unable to access anthing across the network from either machine.
On the status page on both machines packets have been transmitted but not recived.
I have set up static IP address's on both machines.
When the machines are connected by my wired network they function fine.
( I have used different IP address for the wireless connections than from the wired ones)
I have configered the firewals to allow access (it makes no difference to the situation if I turn off both firewalls)

Any ideas would be most welcome
 

A:Wireless network won't talk

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Ok guys: I want to help mom get to her Email, she forgot the address. I wish to take over her computer and lead her to her Juon Email address and I need control of her computer. plz explain how I get into her computer.

A:Vista talk

You should be able to use the Remote Assistance tool.

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I am connecting a laptop with a pc both running xp home sp 2. Pc has linksys pci net adap and laptop has voyager 1065 card. They both claim to be connected to the ad hoc system and show in 'wireless connections' as all ok in terms of transmitting data. But neither of them seems to be able to receive data. I have disabled firewalls and enabled file sharing. But to no avail. They cannot see each other in 'workgroup computers'. Before I fitted the linksys pci card, the pc was using a voyager usb adapter 1055 and it worked fine.

Any help gratefully received before I pull my last hair out.!
 

A:Solved: Ad hoc wireless connected but don't 'talk'

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Please can someone help and explain something to a complete numpty

Started off using an Origo AR 8400 Modem/Router for 2 wired PCs - which worked perfectly. We got a laptop and wanted to go wireless so bought a Linksys WRK54G wireless router. I plugged the Internet port on the Linksys into the one of the ethernet ports on the Origo and left the wired PC into the Origo - the internet worked fined on 2 wireless and 1 wired PC. BUT also wanted to network the 3 computers so plugged a cable between one of the ethernet ports on each router - this worked OK too and now had internet and could share files & printers
Firstly does that sound like the right way to do things?

With it set up as above the two routers used to go crazy sometimes and all the lights would flash quickly and there'd be no connection anywhere. This is solved by switching off/back on the routers.

Now fiddling around with it today to sort out another problem it seems I don't need the internet cable plugged in - with it like this I can't get into the Linksys's settings using 192.168.1.1

Please could someone tell me the proper way to do it!!

Thanks
Phil
 

A:Please Talk Me Through How To Set Up A Wireless Network Using 2 Routers

Connecting two SOHO broadband routers together.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses 192.168.0.2 through 192.168.0.100, I'd assign the secondary router 192.168.0.254 as it's IP address.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cross-over cable. Leave the WAN port unconnected!
 

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Hello I am new to networking and i just got an Intel Anypoint Home wireless system which is 2 devices 1usb and 1 pccard I set them up and I can share a printer and files and an internet connection but when I try to play a network game more specifically warcraft from within my home. I go to create a game on my desktop but it doesn't show up on laptop but when I do the same from my laptop to my desktop it shows up but then when I go to press play it won't connect it says "Waiting for reponse" and I was able to get one game to play over the network so I know it can be done. I am wondering if there is some configuring that I can do with my computers one with windows98 and one with windows ME if so can someone please give me some detailed instructions that aren't too hard for someone to understand so that I can figure this out thanks for your time
 

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Hi

I have the following:- Vista x64 laptop, Vista x32 Desktop, (Wifes)Dell Win7 x64 laptop. All running on my home network. Cisco/Linksys x3000. I also have an Old Toshiba laptop running xpPro, which I wish to add to the network for monitoring 2 Ip camera`s remotely.

The Issue is:- The 2 Vista machines can access each others files, printers, even the i-pad! etc. BUT niether will "talk" to the Win7, nor the xp machines. The Win7 machine will "talk" to the xp macine and vice versa BUT not the 2 Vista Machines!!!.

Pinging the machines, using the DHCP client table ip info. 2 vista machines can "see" the other but not the Win7 nor xp machines. and vice versa. I am begining to suspect the issue may be with the Router? but why that should be? I am at a complete loss?

The Win7 (Dell) is running McAffee (Pre-installed by Dell) the 2 Vista Machines have the latest Norton (NIS) the xp machine has (as yet) only the windows Firewall etc.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4089 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 450940 MB, Free - 154627 MB; D: Total - 25984 MB, Free - 6825 MB;
Motherboard: MEDION, P6618
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

pete
 

A:Vista/xp Computers will not talk to each other?

some router will isolate the wireless from the LAN connections - theres an option in the configuration pages to set that
so is it a wireless / LAN connected PC issue ?

also check your firewalls on all the PCs are allowing access

A few links below that may help

Here’s how you can get your Windows 7 PC to share printers and files with XP and Vista PCs--and even a Mac.
http://www.pcworld.com/article/184232/set_up_your_home_network_windows_7_edition.html

Complete Guide to Networking Windows 7 with XP and Vista
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/15247/complete-guide-to-networking-windows-7-with-xp-and-vista/

Share-files between windows7 and xp
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/share-files-and-printers-between-windows-7-and-xp/

I need to share files between windows xp and Windows 7
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...s-xp-and/ac06b348-648c-41e5-aa9b-109abf314e85

Here’s how you can get your Windows 7 PC to share printers and files with XP and Vista PCs--and even a Mac
http://www.pcworld.com/article/184232/set_up_your_home_network_windows_7_edition.html
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/12246/share-a-printer-on-your-network-from-vista-or-xp-to-windows-7/
 

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I want to kill local area connection talk bubble only.

Nothing else, just local area connection talk bubble.

Can you help?

WinXP sp3
 

A:I need help to kill local area connection talk bubble

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I have an older (but definitely dependable) HP LaserJet 4 Plus printer. It's worked beautifully through various generations of Windows...until my new computer with Vista. I bought a serial-to-USB cord to connect the two. When I plug the printer cable into a USB port, the computer immediately recognizes the printer's model and says it's installed. I set the printer as "default," but when I try to print something, it won't go through. It shows in the PRINT CONTROL queue panel, but nothing comes through to the printer.

Does anyone have any suggestions? HP no longer offers drivers for that printer on their website and subsequently won't offer help on their call-in tech line either.

I'd appreciate any suggestions.

Techno-not
 

A:Vista won't talk to my older printer

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I have 3 PC's on a network. One desktop, one Home Theater PC and a Laptop. The laptop runs Vista and the other two run XP, all fully up to date. All three PC's see each other on the network. The laptop can access all shared folders on the other PC's. However, one desktop won't allow access to the Vista Laptop shared folders (I get the access denied see your administrator message) and the other keeps asking for a password before I can get to the shared folders on the Vista Laptop. There is no password or user name so I can't get to the shared folders on the laptop. All three have the same user name (me). All three have the quest account turned off. All three have no password at login.

I'm the only user. Can anyone help. I'm at a loss to fix this.

Keith Lingenfelter
 

A:Solved: XP PC's won't talk to Vista PC on Network

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I've emailed Tascam outlining my hardware. they assure me their Vista 64 bit driver works on the systems they checked it on. I'm scratching my head. Could it be a firewire issue? Could it be that although my PC under 64 bit OS recognises my printer, my realtek onboard card even Cubase 4 64 bit loads and runs but of course no asio drivers found or any control what so ever off my FW-1884. Have I missed something. i don't have any other firewire device to check that interface. I'm able to dual boot so I can go back into XP 32 bit and everything runs fine. Could dual booting be an issue? Can anyone help?

Ray

A:Tascam FW-1884 would like to talk to Vista 64

Have you checked the website for any updated drivers for your motherboard? It might cause any connected devices to fail without it...

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Can someone advise me on Pal Talk, for or against. I am thinking about trying this program, is there any spyware attached to it, etc.

TIA
 

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As it stands now, I have no desire to purchase windows 7. I have purchased 2 Vista PCs since its release, 1 32 bit and 1 64 bit and have had problems with neither, in fact I much prefer vista over XP. I just bought a gaming rig in June (I was unaware of windows 7 and the cutoff date for free upgrade). And I am not finding any reason to spend $120 on the upgrade. What makes windows 7 better than vista? Because I find very few things that would make it worth the upgrade.

A:Talk me into it

Well dude it's whatever you make it out to be. If you've tested it before, it's really nice, to be honest. You can shuffle pictures as a slideshow(which makes your background change to your favorite pictures) it's faster than Vista, and on top of that, it's looks nice as well as it performs.

But don't take my word for it. /laugh

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I was using the Dv7 doing 3D modeling with 2 models at the same time on my screen. I checked the temps at the time....87 Degrees Celegrade!!! I was like no way this is happening. I am assuming that this is bad...but does anyone have any suggestions on how to possibly cool this down or is it acceptable at times to have this happen when I am modeling? I need to get some canned air to clean it out some so that may make a difference.

Thanks in advance.

A:Talk about hot...

A chillpad like one of these helps: BestBuy.com - Search Results - 87C is not healthy.

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I feel that Dell is not taking my computer issues seriously.  I am not getting anywhere with Tech support.. And would really like to talk with someone in customer service.

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I just bought a computer windows 10. I had a window vista with a great movie making program. 10 doesnt have it. how can i get it

A:how do i TALK TO SOMEONE

Whitecloud1 wrote:I just bought a computer windows 10. I had a window vista with a great movie making program. 10 doesnt have it. how can i get itChance are that you will receive better support / answers from a knowledgable volunteer.  That being said, any help requires more specific details and questions.   No pro-nouns "How can I get it? " * Movie program?* Windows Vista ?* Phone tech-support? If you want to talk to someone at HP, make sure that you have your credit card in-hand. @moderator: this post does not belong in the video/touch forum as it is an applications or OS inquiry

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hi...i am trying to use the talk function on aim but i keep getting this message..
Connection problem with "SCREENAME"; no connection was made.
Toggling the 'Use alternate Internet Address' checkbox in Talk preferences may help.
Note: that Talk may not connect if you or your buddy is using a proxy server.
 

A:Talk through Aim...

Hiya

Are you using a proxy? If not, the person you're contacting may.

This is where to look:

Tools | Internet Options. Connections tab. Settings. IS Use a Proxy... ticked?

Does this happen with all users, or just on in particular?

Regards

eddie
 

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I just bought a computer windows 10. I had a window vista with a great movie making program. 10 doesnt have it. how can i get it

A:how do i TALK TO SOMEONE

Whitecloud1 wrote:I just bought a computer windows 10. I had a window vista with a great movie making program. 10 doesnt have it. how can i get itChance are that you will receive better support / answers from a knowledgable volunteer.  That being said, any help requires more specific details and questions.   No pro-nouns "How can I get it? " * Movie program?* Windows Vista ?* Phone tech-support? If you want to talk to someone at HP, make sure that you have your credit card in-hand. @moderator: this post does not belong in the video/touch forum as it is an applications or OS inquiry

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Any Brits out there that are using Talk Talk for there ADSL broadband, thinking of giving it a go, would like some feed back, using cable at the moment.

http://www.talktalk.co.uk/talktalk/servlet/gben-home-Home
 

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I lost the charging cable for my laptop and I have no idea what kind it is other than Pavilion. I have looked at every single article that tells you how to find the serial number and I still cannot find it and nothing lets you ask anything unless you have all this information! I need to know what type of cable to order so I can start using it again! At this point after spending an hour researching, I'm just about to order one and hope it's right.

A:How do I talk to someone?!

Remove the battery  and look inside the battery bay. Can you describe the laptop? Screen size, how old? Maybe a picture? Help us help you. 

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Why is it everyone I talk to gives me different answer on malware and browser highjacking like home page change or a new search box or some thing new to the toolbar

Here are the answer .

1 Malware comes in bad programing code
2 Malware comes in by HTML
3 Malware comes in by scripting code
4 Malware comes in Active- X
5 Malware comes in by pop ups
6 Malware comes when download of some program.

5 browser highjacking comes in by HTML
6 browser highjacking comes in by Active- X
7 browser highjacking comes in by scripting code
Than they go on that all Active- X and scripting should be turn off.
 

A:Everyone I talk to gives me different answers!!

What does this have to do with networking?
 

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For one reason or another, I just have not taken the plunge into music download services yet, but after finding that iTunes has many of my favorite songs, I'm interested in them.
Before I dive in though, a few questions....

After you purchase and download your song, does it stay on your hard drive as an MP3 file? I thought I hard someone say that you can only play it through iTunes. Also can it be burned to disc?
 

A:Somebody talk to me about iTunes

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http://www.google.com/talk/index.html
VOIP and IM service, beta version (of course), and needs a gmail address. Invitation for gmail automatically included if you do not have gmail.
 

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Can anyone out there please try and help me get rid of 3 pop up messages I get following my stupidity to install the trial version of Lan Talk.net.

I installed this trial application, then found it does not come with an un-install util. I used the Remove Programs found in XP. This seemed to go OK. Now I live with the frustration of having the following 3 pop up messages on boot up:
1) Cant load Lan Talk Skins file
2) Cant load Lan Talk Language file
3) Cannot initialize Lan Talk
...all this after an uninstall and clean out of my registry.

Can some one please advise how to fix this. The support at Cezeo jsut say install and then uninstall...yes done that 3 times with no luck. Have they left some sort of spy-ware on my machine..

Sandsq
 

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Hi, i am suffering a problem with my netowrking i have two boards a WinFast K7N415DA and a PC-Chips 810LMR both with onboard LAN and i also have a crossover cable connecting the two (belkin). They can see when one another is on the network eg say cable is unplugged when 1 pc is off but when they are both plugged in and on, they each send packets but don't recive any they can't ping each other. I really don't know what to do , could you help?

Will
 

A:PCs detect each other but won't talk :(

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Help, has anyone got this....can't find it on the searches...thanks in advance for any help!!
DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by Anthony at 10:57:03.44 on Sun 12/12/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18975 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_22
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.1982.481 [GMT -6:00]

AV: Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus *Enabled/Updated* {2F668A56-D5E0-2DF1-A0AE-CB1284F42AB2}
AV: McAfee VirusScan *Enabled/Outdated* {86355677-4064-3EA7-ABB3-1B136EB04637}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Spyware Doctor *Enabled/Updated* {94076BB2-F3DA-227F-9A1E-F060FF73600F}
SP: McAfee VirusScan *Enabled/Updated* {3D54B793-665E-3129-9103-206115370C8A}
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *Enabled* {BE0ED752-0A0B-3FFF-80EC-B2269063014C}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
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A:Celebrity Talk from nowhere??

Hi,please run Revo Uninstaller to find and remove Spyware Doctor:How To Use Revo Uninstaller: Please download Revo Uninstaller. Extract the ZIP file to a folder and run revouninstaller.exe from there! (You can copy that folder to an USB Mass storage drive and use it without any installation required!) There are two ways to uninstall programs with Revo Uninstaller:
Important: Please, try to close the application you want to uninstall first! Select the application in the list of installed applications and press the Uninstall button in the toolbar. Right-click the application and click the Uninstall command in the displayed menu. Follow the instructions.Then please run a scan with Rootkit Unhooker:Scan With RKUnHookerPlease Download Rootkit Unhooker Save it to your desktop.extract RKUnhooker to your desktop
Note** it is zipped up in a .rar file - If you do not have a program to unzip this type of file
you can get a free one from here - http://www.7-zip.org/Now double-click on RKUnhookerLE.exe to run it.Click the Report tab, then click Scan.Check (Tick) Drivers, Stealth,. Uncheck the rest. then Click OK.Wait till the scanner has finished and then click File, Save Report.Save the report somewhere where you can find it. Click Close.Copy the entire contents of the report and paste it in a reply here.Note** you may get this warning it is ok, just ignore"Rootkit Unhooker has detected a parasite inside itself!It is recommended to remove... Read more

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can google talk uses webcam ?????????????????

A:gooogle talk and web cam

Yes see here:
Google Chat - Chat with family and friends

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