BT Home hub cant access the internet

  AlanB1471 20:24 10 Dec 06
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Why does my Linksys wireless G PCI adapter WMP54G say it is connected to the home hub wirelessly but I cannot access the internet?

  mgmcc 09:22 11 Dec 06

Have you actually "Connected" to the wireless network? In other words, have you run the wireless adapter's software, scanned for "Available Wireless Networks", found and highlighted the one that matches your router's SSID (network name) and selected the option to "Connect" to it? You should be prompted to enter any WEP or WPA encryption key and, once "Connected", the wireless adapter should get its IP address by DHCP from the router and you should have network and internet access.

There is a difference between the Wireless Network Adapter and Router communicating with a good signal and "Connecting" (as in "logging in") to your Wireless network.

  AlanB1471 21:28 11 Dec 06

Yes I have done as you suggest adapter monitor says connected to network but cant open firefox or internet explorer

  mgmcc 22:36 11 Dec 06

Does the little icon have its "halo", as in this screenshot, to show it is connected? click here

  AlanB1471 13:03 14 Dec 06

I have solved the problem now thanks for your help

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