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Wireless Connection with Netgear Card and Linkys Router


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#1 fudge-pants

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 11:54 AM

I am trying to connect my daughter's laptop (Dell Inspiron) to the internet through a Linksys router. She has a Netgear wireless card (MA401) 16 bit-802.11b. I called Netgear support and they told me that the card serial number is invalid (?) although I bought it a few years back. Therefore, they wouldn't help me unless I wanted to pay! (yeah, right!).

The Linksys router is a WR454GS version 7. Short of calling Linksys, what do I do? Drivers appear to be up to date. Any help would be greatly appreciated! I neglected to mention she is running XP Pro.

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#2 CaveDweller2

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 05:15 PM

What errors are you getting?

Are you using the software that came with the card? If yes try using windows zero config

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