AOL through a NetGear DG834G Router

  dave_and_confused 18:39 23 Aug 05

Friends AOL Modem (Voyager 105) "blew up" (with help from a glass of coke!)

He's got himself a NetGear DG834G Router which we have now go going.

However he wanted to connect his laptop too (eventually found out that although it has a switch for wireless you need an extra card) so we attached a (known working) RJ45 to the laptop and then too the router. On my router Blueyonder Broadband it takes about 5 seconds for the new PC to get a connection. Whatever we do we can't get the laptop to work - Page Cannot Be Displayed

2 year old laptop with XP SP2...

What's the procedure?

  selfbuild 19:27 23 Aug 05

Have you tryed ipconfig /release then ipconfig /renew ?

  dave_and_confused 11:32 24 Aug 05

Well should i have to? Every other router i've used and seen you just plug in, give it 5-10 seconds and away you go.....

  flavas 15:52 26 Aug 05

have you put the adsl login details on the router? Test the settings and confirm that the router can connect to the internet.

  Tromind 16:34 26 Aug 05

Have you tried downloading the latest firmware from Netgear, even though your product may be brand new it may benefit from an upgrade.

  dave_and_confused 15:15 27 Aug 05

Sorry should have said that there is a PC connected via the router working fine as was the PS2.

However turn out the LSP Stack was corrupt after a surfing session in a hotel. WinSocks XP Fix to the rescue - click here

Cheers all

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