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Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
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Posted By Skyrg
Ok, I'm going to have to go now, but thanks to...

Ok, I'm going to have to go now, but thanks to everyone who's given advice and I will be back on later so if anyone gets any new ideas they'd be welcome!
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
We did download another driver for it and...

We did download another driver for it and installed it. The computer claims the current one is up to date.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Ok thanks Torchwood. Update: we disabled the...

Ok thanks Torchwood.
Update: we disabled the mini-card and finally got as far as the security key. Now it says it's connected, but we can't open any webpages!
The Belkin device is working...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
He uninstalled then rebooted, yes.

He uninstalled then rebooted, yes.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Ok, thanks for the suggestions guys, but a few...

Ok, thanks for the suggestions guys, but a few questions:

We don't know how to disable the mini-card. Tbh, that doesn't seem to be working anyway, which is why we're trying the Belkin USB adapter...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
He's tried disabling the Anti-Virus and firewall,...

He's tried disabling the Anti-Virus and firewall, still no luck connecting.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
My boyfriend (computer owner) is horrified that...

My boyfriend (computer owner) is horrified that you may drop offline 'don't go offline, we need you!'

Atm he would be willing to try most things, how would we use the "Microsofts Security...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
'By connecting in the clear I mean to eliminate...

'By connecting in the clear I mean to eliminate the WPA as being the cause of the problem, try turning it off and connecting with no password/encryption.' I appreciate all suggestions (especially by...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Right, the Dell has McAfee Security Center in the...

Right, the Dell has McAfee Security Center in the Menu but it requires an internet connection to activate.
The Firewall is run by McAfee, which.. requires an internet connection to activate. So the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
I'm not seeing any images. I'm on Safari, I tried...

I'm not seeing any images. I'm on Safari, I tried with Firefox as well but still see nothing.
We just tried to connect again, it says 'Getting Information from NETGEAR' for a while with a little...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
When we do that we see several networks,...

When we do that we see several networks, including the one we want to join.
Also, when you say 'you see a screen like this:' am I supposed to see a picture or something..?
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Right, I'm not sure if we're doing this right. ...

Right, I'm not sure if we're doing this right.
On the upper left we are clicking on 'manage wireless networks'. It then comes up with 'manage wireless networks that use (Wireless Network...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Also, I just see a dot after 'a screen that looks...

Also, I just see a dot after 'a screen that looks like this:'
Should I be seeing something else?
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
At the moment we'd just like to give him internet...

At the moment we'd just like to give him internet access. Can't say I'm actually sure what a home network is tbh... :o
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Nothing's set up, he's got connections available...

Nothing's set up, he's got connections available but none set up.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Dell is ready. Have just noticed below the 'Mixed...

Dell is ready. Have just noticed below the 'Mixed WPA-PSK+WPA2-PSK' bit, the password box says 'WPA2-PSK Security Encryption'. Don't know if that's important.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Sorry about long delay, had to go somewhere. I...

Sorry about long delay, had to go somewhere.
I wasn't going to tell you my password, after all, we only just met! :)

Mixed WPA-PSK+WPA2-PSK is what is ticked on the options. I have no idea what...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Ah, typical, I was using those but I thought it...

Ah, typical, I was using those but I thought it was 'administrator' rather than 'admin'. Noob mistake? :)

I have access to it now, if you can tell me what you need to know I can check.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
To be honest what I've told you is pretty much...

To be honest what I've told you is pretty much what I know atm! Also, you will have to use simple English :)

Mixed machines? I've mentioned we use Macs as well, is that what you meant?

Not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
I would be happy to do that if I could, but to...

I would be happy to do that if I could, but to set it up originally we used a disk. I've found the disk, but can't remember the username or password we were given, we were given several. Urgh.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Thanks Iseeuu :) We have a variety of...

Thanks Iseeuu :)

We have a variety of computers connected (currently three I believe), but they're all Macs. A couple are laptops, one is desktop. They're all wireless.

When we first got the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
At this point I'm going to apologise in advance...

At this point I'm going to apologise in advance for any ignorance, computers, especially PCs are not my strong point.

The computer can search for networks, and can find our Netgear router (it has...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
It's Windows 7. All he said about the patch was...

It's Windows 7.
All he said about the patch was that we needed to get a WPA patch from our 'service vender' (he clarified that he meant Dell).

To be honest, I think he just ran out of ideas.
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Jun 2010
Replies: 52
Views: 6,042
Posted By Skyrg
Can't connect to the internet

Hi, I already posted this on the Dell forum but no one's got back to me yet (we've been trying to solve the problem all day).

We have a major problem connecting to the internet.

The computer...
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