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Solved: Port Forwarding on Talk Talk HG521

Q: Solved: Port Forwarding on Talk Talk HG521

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


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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?


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.

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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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 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...


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...
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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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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how do I remove anti virus that wont uninstall at all

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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


vpi0-255) 0
vci(32-65535) 38
PPP over atm(PPPoA)
encapsulating mode (??????????)
authentiification method :CHAP
dial on demand :15


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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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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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.


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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


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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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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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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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

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Hi all

I'm trying to set up port forwarding on my new TalkTalk router, and I've followed the steps on portforward.com for an HG520 (they don't have a guide for the HG521). I've got to the point where I'm adding a new entry, and I've entered all the IP addresses, but it also asks for "Remote host" and "Internal host" - what do I enter? I've attached a screen dump.


A:Port Forwarding on Huawei Echolife HG521

Update: OK, I've figured out that internal host is my static IP and I've just left external host blank, but the PortForward PortChecker says the port still isn't open. Any ideas?

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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.

A:Solved: Advice re Talk Talk "HomeSafe"

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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 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.


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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 doesnít 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 -
10. Secondary DNS

I donít know if these are the settings on my laptop coz I donít 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
4.7 TCPIP addresses
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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I am untrained (sloppy) but usually successful (eventually) macro programmer. My system includes XP Pro, Office 2003 Pro and IE6. I have automated most of my business spreadsheets, many of which use QueryTables to get data from the internet. I'm really stumped on this one, though:

I need to retrieve Sunrise / Sunset data for several US cities and paste it onto a worksheet. I don't think I can use QueryTable as the data is not directly accessable as a URL. In other words, I must enter information on one web page, and then that page calculates and displays the data as another page.

The following code works for me up to a point. I have commented my questions (problems) within the code. Please take a look and offer any suggestions you may have...short of "Don't give up my day job". In theory, this code should run on your computers.

Thanks, Tom

Sub Get_Sun_Data()

'Microsoft Internet Controls and Widows Scrpt Host Object Model
'references are on.

Dim IExp
Dim objWSS
Dim a, a3 As Variant

Set IExp = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
Set objWSS = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

'the following line is commented for this example only:

'a3 = ActiveWorkbook.Name

IExp.Visible = True
IExp.Navigate "http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/RS_OneYear.html"
a4 = ActiveWindow.Caption
While IExp.Busy

'The following code works assuming it takes 11 tabs to get to the
'Sunrise/Sunset input box. N... Read more

A:Solved: Vba / Macro To Talk To Web Via Ie6


Use this URL (all one line) and go straight to the data - no need to use send keys to fill in the form!
This is all that the form does, collects the input and submits it to a perl script.

I think that I would scrap the copy/paste idea and instead save the page to a temporary text file and parse the data into the spreadsheet from there.

Good Luck!


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I would like to use my computer to talk with other people using their computers. Are there programs out there that could do this? Thanks in advance to any and all suggestions.

A:Solved: Using PC to Talk With Other People:

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Closed Google Talk. Now I need to refer back to a message there, and I can't see the it because I had sent the messenger to start clean each time I reopened it.
Is there a way to see recent messages, even if I closed Google Talk?
Thanks, this could save a difficult situation...

A:Solved: Google Talk silenced

You may be S.O.L.


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Small network problem on a Windows XP computer.

Looking at Network Connections, I have two connections
Local Area Connection 6 - disconnected.......this is a wireless connection but I am not using it.
Local Area Connection 4 - connected ..........this is a wired LAN connection which I would like to be able to use.

Looking at My Network Places
I see all local shared folders but I don't see the remote computer folders.

Looking at View Workgroup Places
I only see Local computer but NO remote computer

If I use the Network Setup Wizard
in connections I see only Local Area Connection 6 (the wireless connection)
i.e. NO Local Area 4 (which is the one I want to see).

How do I get the computer to recognize the existence of Local Area Connection 4?

A:Solved: My computers wont talk to each other

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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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OK i have been running my ftp server for a few months now, with different software. first software was Winftp, which works great except that if for any reason the internet hicups and has the slightest lose of connection the software will crash out and i have to log in remotely and restart the server.
other software that i have use.
Filezilla, serv-u and bulletproof ftp, all of these work great and do not crash if there is lost of connection, they all reconnect automatically which i love but the problem that i find, that i did not have with Winftp is the directories.

see i share out c:\movies, then i share out another like c:\music (c:\movies is the home directory.

i go to an outside machine and login, all i get is the c:\home dir why can't i switch the the c:\movies? i dont want to add shortcuts to the other directory becuase i would like to have different shares for different people.

how can i get a nice directory list like:
d:\whatever else
d:\some more stuff

si there a way i can set it up so that i have say a home dir then the rest below when i login?

this problem happens if i login using a client software, IE or Mozilla (ftp://ftpserver.com) same goes if i use windows explorer.

any and all help greatly appreciated.

this is on a home server running windows 2003 standard
p4 3.0
2.5gb ram
80gb master
250gb slave

A:Solved: Lets Talk FTP server

any have any suggestions?

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I used to have an LG290c if that gives you any frame of reference.

So yeah, I sound like a complete idiot. But I am willing to make a fool out of myself to try to get some help/guidance/nuggets of information. Please?

Can you recommend tutorials?

Can you give me tips?

Sure, I know how to do basic things, like text, call, take a picture.

Email: I have several different gmail accounts. Will I be able to sign in and out of them? for this reason I have not even tried to set up my email yet.

I don't know how to add on or use apps. idiot, I know. Please help me.

A:Solved: New Straight Talk Nokia E5

Try the manual:

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Hi there,

I don't know if I'm in the right place, but please read the whole message before you move me - thanks.

I'm a home user and I've had a massive virus problem. I have been unsuccessfully trying to get help from the other group and have resigned myself to clearing the machine completely and starting over-if I can! Actually I'm rather looking forward to getting rid of all the old programs and stuff that I don't want/need or use.

OK I have a Packard Bell 1559 about 4 or five years old. Only ever had to repair the OS before and had a warranty thing in place then (blue screen of death thing and missing DLL files - even I knew that was bad!). I have Windows XP home but it was already installed when I got it and no disks. When I first setup the machine I was prompted to make "MASTER DVD" which I did and I have. When I've intially put the disk in the machine it only mentions Windows 95 though. If thats all I've got then fine - I can't carry on as I am and I don't have the money for new computers and software.

I've researched the AV, anti spyware and firewalls and have chosen what looks like is best for me. Also want to drop IE and use Firefox as most people on these forums seem to think IE has some stuf that almost invites trouble! I have two young kids just starting to surf properly, and I need as much help as I can get I think! Yes I am teaching them about safe surfing at the same time.

My overall plan is to get Windows back on, reinstate i... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Can anyone talk me though a Windows Reinstall?

Firstly Exact model name and number, also which country do you reside in?

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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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Does anyone here use google talk with a webcam?
The only information ive found on it is from 2005-
When you right cick the talk app there is an option for webcam - a little window pops up and the video is displayed - on MY end.
(im testing by opening a 'chat' from pc to pc in the same room)
On the other pc there is no video popup, just the text chat.

Long story short: I am trying set up something with a friend so they can see me and we can text each other-
They dont have a cam yet and are pc illiterate - what's the simplest route to go?

edit - Nm, I just discovered Yawcam!

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I am unable to listen to radio from Uber Talk on my windows 8.1 laptop. I am told that something is blocking the sound. I can listen to Icecast via VLC. I can listen to Uber Talk on my laptop (W7), and so, it is a problem on the laptop. Any suggestions?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3981 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -2041 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 190323 MB, Free - 140419 MB; D: Total - 264546 MB, Free - 264412 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., K55A
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

A:Solved: no sound from uber talk

Tried a different browser?

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I use a program called Ventrillo which allows you to talk to other people, i use this program while i play World Of Warcraft. I have a very annyoing issue which annoys me and most certainly annoys other people talking with me. I can talk fine and hear everyone else fine but then randomly my mic( or whatever the problem is) makes a very large and loud static noise. i cannot hear this noise but the other people can. so to solve the problem i just disconnect from the server and reconnect, but it will happen again sooner or later. It is completly random and there is no warning of when it will happen. i have tried many things to try and avoid this, i have bought a new mic, re downloaded the program, swap the port which my mic is plugged into. My computer uses microsoft xp and i would realy like some help to get rid of this probloem so i can feel confident to talk to others without deafining them. thankyou for your time.

A:Solved: software which allows you to talk to others called ventrillo.

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I have a Netgear DGB834Gv3 router and a Netgear WG111v2 adapter. When first setup I was wireless for about a week. Then I tried to update my security settings and went for a WPS2 PSK setting with password. Since then I have not been able to get the two to communicate. The router seems to be sending signals as it appears in the Available Networks window, and the adapter seems to be flashing blue lights occasionally, but the adapter won't pick up the signals.
Any ideas, please?

A:Solved: netgear router and adapter don't talk

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Can someone run through a step by step guide to becoming an administrator in PalTalk. I have attempted this before, but I am having no luck.



PS. Any other useful little hint tips in PalTalk would be appreciated.

A:Solved: Creating An Admin User In Pal Talk?

Don't worry I Have worked this one out now!!!

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Yeah ,i would like to know if this is at all possible and if so how possible?

I just want to talk to my brother since he is always on xbox live and im always on the computer this would be very useful.

Do i need a xbox live account ,are there any free accounts for xbox live where this is possible?

Any help is useful at this point.

A:Solved: Can i talk to people on xbox live from the net?

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My laptop computer configuration is:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Starter, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N450 @ 1.66GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1013 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 3150, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152524 MB, Free - 122915 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0P9MDV
Antivirus: Immunet Protect, Updated and Enabled

i have been using google talk/voice now for ages from gmail. Just recently my phone icon appears as black instead of green and I am asked to download the google Voice plugin by activating a link. However the link does not work and i can't determine how to get the google talk routine to work. I use it almost entirely to make outgoing calls to the UK.

Can you help please?

A:Solved: Google Voice/talk plugin

It looks like these people are discussing that problem:


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i have a network of four computers running windows 7, 3 workstations and one acting as a server for quickbooks pos v 11. they run fine most of the time, but every time i reboot the server machine, the others cannot connect to it. i have to drive over there and reboot again and try to fix the connectivity. all i do is reboot one more time, always works. i wonder if there is something i am missing.

they are on a vlan on a cisco 2950 switch. and the server has a static ip address, it is still correct. the host files of the other machines still allow the connection as does windows firewall. i can get internet from every machine, but cannot ping anything from the server. the other machines can all ping each other, but not the server.

also, the internet comes into the switch from a cable modem to a dlink router. it goes out to a wireless router as well, it is an unsecured wifi for the customers.

this is driving me insane. any ideas? thanx.

A:Solved: cannot talk to other computers in network after reboot

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I keep on getting this junk in the bottom right hand corner of my screen that says from top to bottom:
Security Alert: [email protected]
Type: Virus/Network Worm
Damage Level: High
Descripition: Virus that infects .exe files.
Recommendation: Delete/quarantine immediately
Protection: Click this baloon to download certified Antivirus software

How do I get rid of this? If it is actually spyware, how do i get rid of that?
It gets terribly annoying, if i X it out, it pops right back up in like 2 seconds.

A:Solved: Strange talk bubble about [email protected]

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Problem: Message to download the plugin appears when I try to make a call. Downloading throws error 1605. Plugin was previously installed.

Solution: Another thread (dated January, 2013) advises to delete a port file and run googletalkplugin.exe to recreate it. This works until ---

New problem: I shut down the browser (Chrome) and restart it. Same message appears. When I check, the port file has been deleted. In short, now I must recreate the port file each time I start the browser.

Additional info: I also tried to uninstall the plugin but the system cannot find the msi file to do so.

Google Products has several threads that state the problem has been fixed, but they are dated the middle of last year. It appears to have returned. However, today (2/28/13) is the first time I have encountered it. I know it was working yesterday.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel Pentium III Xeon processor, x86 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2013 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G45/G43 Express Chipset, 1024 Mb
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A:Solved: Google Talk Plugin will not stay fixed.

Have you tried uninstalling Google Talk from "Add or Remove Programs"?

If no luck, maybe the free Revo Uninstaller?

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Sorry, but the problem is not solved

how come on skype the people can hear me, but on gmail.com with google talk / plug in, they can not hear me.

I asked for help and the help obviously did not work.

If somebody can please help me with teamviewer, that would be great!

If you can help me fix this problem.

thank you

A:Problem not solved for being able to be heard with google talk plug in with gmail.com

Please do not start duplicate threads for the same question. You have an exisiting thread located here where someone responded to your question but you did not return or answer them: http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/1121574-i-am-trying-make-outgoing.html

Also, please remember that support is done through the forums not through email or Facebook. Also posting your email address in an open forum is a bad idea but a great way to get on spammer's emailing lists; for those two reasons I have removed your email address from both posts.

I'm also closing this thread as duplicate threads are not allowed by forum rules, please continue with your previous thread by responding to it.

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Pc workedfine untill I installed Chales trial. I removed it and rebooted. No internet access. But Skype, Eset and all dtrect connections work.
Ping can access ANY url or ip.
Just browsers dont work!

A:Solved: chrome gives error 101, Ie also fails but google talk and skype do wrk!

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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.


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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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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.


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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 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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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...


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?



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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


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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