Wireless Internet Problem

  MrGeesBigCircus 01:21 15 Jan 05

Hi there,

I have broadband linked to my desktop PC, and to that I have connected a Linksys WAP54G wireless access point.

I have a Dell laptop with built in wireless card which I am trying to access the net through.

I can share files between both machines but I cannot get any internet access on the laptop.

I have played around with the TCP/IP settings on both but I'm now pulling my hair out!

  hugh-265156 01:27 15 Jan 05

what operating systems are on each computer please? may help a bit.

  MrGeesBigCircus 01:35 15 Jan 05

Sorry, WinXp on both

  TomJerry 01:40 15 Jan 05

then you need to enable "Internet Connection Sharing" on the PC connect to net.

You can find how to do this by searching Windows' build-in help.

  MrGeesBigCircus 01:42 15 Jan 05

Already done this but still not working

  hugh-265156 01:53 15 Jan 05

have you tried the wireless network set up wizard in control panel?

user manual for Linksys WAP54G click here

  MrGeesBigCircus 11:37 15 Jan 05

I have tried this but it just sets up the connection, which is fine - it's the internet acces I'm trying to get.

Is it anything to do with my DNS settings?

  JonnyTub 11:41 15 Jan 05

check your firewall settings

  MrGeesBigCircus 17:12 15 Jan 05

y firewall is set to allow access for my local network and IP addresses within that range.

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