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Windows 7: Why doesn't my netgear W111v2 connect to my router?

27 Jan 2010   #1

Acer
 
 
Why doesn't my netgear W111v2 connect to my router?

I use windows 7 home premium. I have updated all drivers and neccessary things to allow the wireless network adapter to recognise the router. However, when i input my WPA2 and do all the required things, i press connect and nothing happens!!!!

Please would someone help immediately!!

Many thanks!

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27 Jan 2010   #2

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Are you using the auto generated network password or did you make up your own password?
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27 Jan 2010   #3

 

So your machine "sees" the network. It allows you to 'connect' and enter a password, right? Then when it passes through the password, it does nothing? Do you have any icon changes in the system tray? perhaps a triangle with an exclamation point?
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27 Jan 2010   #4

Acer
 
 

I'm using the one that is on the bottom of the router...
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27 Jan 2010   #5

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I ended up having to create my own password because the default one wasn't working for me. Might be worth a try for you.
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27 Jan 2010   #6

Acer
 
 

There is no icon. The thing is, it doesn't connect when i press "connect" in the wireless network adapter "smart wizard"...

Supposedly this adapter (netgear w111v2) doesn't work with windows 7, as said in previous posts, however, to get it working i have downloaded evrything i need and followed the ways in which it can begin working.
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27 Jan 2010   #7

Acer
 
 

But would changing the password affect other computers connected to the router??
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27 Jan 2010   #8

 

Can you link the article or give us the steps you've taken to correct this issue thus far?
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27 Jan 2010   #9

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According to the Windows 7 compatiblity chart it's not currently listed as compatible with Windows 7, of course some new drivers could fix that problem but for now I wouldn't expect too much from that wireless adaptor. Looks like the last update was in 08 unless you found something more recent maybe?

From what I read you only need to insert the USB device and Windows 7 will install the correct driver.

Easy Solution Netgear WG111v2 Driver Problem Window 7

http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/713

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/com...11v2&os=32-bit
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27 Jan 2010   #10

Acer
 
 

Netgear WG111v2 beta driver is the link to a thread that I used to update the driver for the adapter. Evrything was working fine in the setup for this adapter, until when i pressed "connect" nothing happened.
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