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Windows 7: router configuration woes

28 May 2014   #1
dorsetqpr

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
router configuration woes

Hi everyone, new here. I've just got a buffalo airstation WZR-1750HP and i cannot for the life of me configure it for internet access. I have entered my isp username/password but still no joy. I must admit i'm utterly hopeless with networking, but not bad with other computer matters. Hoping some wireless whizz kids can tell me what my settings must be.


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28 May 2014   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Dual band AC routers can be tricky as they sometimes are not compatible with older wireless N clients.

Best to upgrade any wireless n NIC's to AC NIC's if they can't connect consistently.

Also depends on if there are any other routers in the network, or if the modem is a modem/router or just stand alone modem, not enough information here for me to give directions.
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28 May 2014   #3
dorsetqpr

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

it's just an upgrade for an old netgear router. My netgear is an adsl router/modem. Does this help. Lappy is quite new Acer Inspire v3-571G.
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