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hey guys.

i have a problem with my wireless network. i have two pcs and one has cable broadband. i connected another pc to share the broadband. i used a wireless adaptor and a wireless router.

i managed to coonect them and use the internet on both of them.

the problem is that i cannot share any files from one pc to another. i cant connect to the other pc using the wireless connection.

do i need a wireless adaptor on both pcs to get the wireless connection, or i can still share files using 1 wireless adaptor.

attached is a diagram to explain my problem
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Ok, hehe, I must be getting old, but I swear I don't see an attachment... I do however think that a diagram of your network would help. Just show the physical layout and a brief runover of your IP addresses, whether they are static or dhcp obtained, and gateways. Also try to include model #s of your devices (ie- wireless router, other router?, wireless adapter.

From what it sounds like, you should only need the following things:

1 - Coax cable
2 - Standard Patch Cables
1 - Modem
1 - Wireless Router
1 - Network Adapter on PC1
1 - Wireless Network Adapter for PC2

Step 1
Since you already have internet coming to the modem, you don't have to worry about the coax connection. :tazz:
Connect the modem to the WAN port on the Wireless Router using one of the Standard Patch Cables.

Step 2
Connect PC1 to one of the ports on the Wireless Router that is labeled something other than WAN or UPLINK. If you have DHCP enabled on the Wireless Router, set your Network Adapter on PC1 to "Obtain address automatically". Set the Wireless Adapter on PC2 to "Obtain address automatically". Also, make sure that WEP is disabled until we get everything up and going, then you can configure and enable it.

The WAN interface on the Wireless Router should be set to "Obtain address automatically" also.

Please post back with diagram and response.

Greazy Mcgeezy

Edited by Greazy, 18 June 2005 - 01:24 AM.

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