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Windows 7: wireless connection

18 May 2010   #1
maeve1941

windows 7
 
 
wireless connection

Hi, I have windows 7 installed and have ADSL2+. My modem (router) is Netcomm NB6plus4 and I have a Tivo connection via ethernet.
I have a notebook that I want to connect wirelessly. Do I have to get a new modem? I am unable to set up network discovery! When I try advanced settings in Network center and click OK, it changes to network discovery off. I usually get help from these forums and find them great when I have problems. Thanks


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18 May 2010   #2
joel406

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/x86 Windows 7 Pro x64/x86 Windows 7 Home Premium x64/x86
 
 

Well maeve1941 welcome.

Your Netcom modem is not wireless. You will need a wireless router to connect wirelessly. Why network discovery is off is a mystery. Just enable it and be sure to save the settings at the bottom of the page.

In the mean time you will net a network(cat 5) cable to connect to the internet.
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18 May 2010   #3
maeve1941

windows 7
 
 

Hi, Thanks for this info! Will this help? USB Wireless-N Dongle. Thanks again.
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