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#1 8-bit

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Posted 14 December 2010 - 12:50 PM

I've dug out a old Dell 2350 Wireless router and decided to try and set it up for the hell of it. I've never had anything to do with networks before especially wireless ones and I just cant get a signal out of it. I was quite stunned with the amount of configuration that is need and I think I may have missed something but is there a basic idiots guide I can use somewhere? The LAN light is lit but after a few seconds I get a message saying there is limited or no internet access(??)

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Posted 14 December 2010 - 03:08 PM

Did you run the setup wizard?
Here is a link to it
In the beginning there was the command line.

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Posted 14 December 2010 - 04:26 PM

I did, thanks. The connection is made then disappears after a few seconds. I can't really tell you much as I really don't know what I'm doing! :s

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Posted 14 December 2010 - 07:20 PM

What version of wndows & what make/model of system are we dealing with?
In the beginning there was the command line.

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 04:30 AM

I'm running XP. The router is a Dell WRTA-108GD. The manual does say it XP compatable

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Posted 15 December 2010 - 06:40 PM

If you cable the computer to the router is the connection ok?
In the beginning there was the command line.




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