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Add computers to a W-7 network

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#1 tomastro


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 08:31 PM

I have a home network with two computers running W-7. I'm trying to add another computer as a media center PC. It is running XP but having no luck adding it to this network . Can someone help me out?

P.S. I'm trying to set up a wireless connection.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 02 July 2010 - 09:57 PM

Well...what have you tried?

Did you use the Win 7 default name (Workgroup) when trying to add the XP system, rather than mshome?

Sorry, I don't know anything about wireless...I still prefer wired :huh:.


Edited by hamluis, 02 July 2010 - 09:58 PM.

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Posted 03 July 2010 - 06:25 PM

Wireless Networks have a Access Point needed to go wireless. You need a Wireless Router to connect wireless. SSID (name of the router) and WEP (Key to your network )

For Example

ISP Modem>>>Wireless router>>>Computer1

All the computers need the SSID of the Wireless Router to connect and the WEP Key (if you have security on that network)

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