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Windows 7: Unable To Connect My Laptop To My Network

12 Aug 2010   #1
Maax

Windows XP
 
 
Unable To Connect My Laptop To My Network

Hi everyone,

I bought a new laptop and I am unable to connect to my wireless network.

Here's some information that might be useful to find out what the problem is:

My computer: Windows XP version 2002
My brand new laptop: Windows 7 Premium Familial Edition
My router: Linksys Broadband router with 4 -port switch, model WRT54G

I have no clue what I am doing wrong, I changed the workgroup of my laptop to the same one as my computer and it's not working.

Thanks for the help.


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01 Sep 2010   #2
J Walker

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

I am in the same boat. I can connect to my WRT54G via Ethernet cable but not wireless. Linksys says that a new program will be out very soon called Network Magic to connect to the WRT54G, and other models I presume, to computers with Windows 7.
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01 Sep 2010   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maax View Post
Hi everyone,

I bought a new laptop and I am unable to connect to my wireless network.

Here's some information that might be useful to find out what the problem is:

My computer: Windows XP version 2002
My brand new laptop: Windows 7 Premium Familial Edition
My router: Linksys Broadband router with 4 -port switch, model WRT54G

I have no clue what I am doing wrong, I changed the workgroup of my laptop to the same one as my computer and it's not working.

Thanks for the help.
Try the link below for the set up procedure to get Windows 7 working with your XP machine.
How to make Windows 7 work with older Windows versions for networking and file sharing.
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