Wireless Problem

  scareymary 21:03 17 Jun 07


I can connect to my wireless router but i'm unable to connect to the internet through it. I'm a total novice so quite frankly any help would be much appreciated. I've got a Advent laptop with Windows Vista, and I think router is a Linksy but can't be sure as i've no longer got the box. Please Help I've got to work from home whilst looking after two kids under 4 so need to be mobile.

Ta very much

  VoG II 21:06 17 Jun 07

Has it ever worked?

  scareymary 21:08 17 Jun 07

Yes briefly for about a week and just stopped....Not sure if i've been clicking on something i shouldn't!!

  VoG II 21:13 17 Jun 07

Can you try a System Restore back to when it worked?

  scareymary 21:21 17 Jun 07

How do I do this?? Thanks

  VoG II 21:25 17 Jun 07

Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Tools


Start > Run > type in


and click OK.

  scareymary 21:43 17 Jun 07

Still no joy any other ideas??

  TonyM 11:26 18 Jun 07

Reboot the router.....switch it off at the mains - leave for about 30 seconds and then turn back on

  postie24 20:14 19 Jun 07

Make sure you havnt turned off the onboard wireless lan card in laptop.
Not sure if its the same for Vista,but in xp,you type in the run box,services.msc
scroll down to wireless,and make sure its running in services.

  Mark3Eric 08:53 21 Jun 07

i had a very similar problem with my LINKSYS access point. It had somehow reset to factory settings.
1. access the router by click here(assuming that is the IP adress).
2. Enter user and password info when prompted (default is 'admin' and 'admin'.
3. Check that the information listed in the settings page is corect as occasinally the LINKSYS may lose your ISP details (don't know wht, guess the gremlins get hungry!).
4. Save settings and the router will then automatically re-boot.

Hope this helps.
Cheers Mark

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