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Troublesome wireless connectivity...

I'm having a wireless connectivity issue that is proving troublesome. My Windows XP-equipped desktop won't connect wirelessly to the internet about 90% of the time. Intermittently, it will connect and browsing proceeds normally. If I connect via LAN Ethernet, all is well. I'm using a Netgear WG111 v2 wireless adapter connected via USB to my desktop. My wireless router is a Netgear WGR614 v6 [more inside]
posted by Exchequer on Sep 5, 2010 - 11 answers


HP Photosmart won't play nice with Apple airport express. Help? [more inside]
posted by cestmoi15 on Sep 10, 2009 - 2 answers

Stupid WiFi security snafu I'm wasting my question on this week.

Home WiFi network security-filter. I set up my security using WPA and now my home computer won't connect to the network. Please talk to the moron in small words. [more inside]
posted by allkindsoftime on Jun 4, 2008 - 6 answers

Help me lower this time capsule into the ground...

Time capsule/Mac trouble--help me start backing up my data with a minimum of muss/fuss! [more inside]
posted by roombythelake on May 22, 2008 - 9 answers

What's my rating on the Wi-Fi pW/\/4g30m3t3R?

How secure is my wireless network? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 19, 2008 - 19 answers

Connecting game consoles to wireless network with WPA security?

Help me get my wireless console gaming groove back on after a change from WEP to WPA security (and help me understand the difference between a wireless ethernet bridge and wireless access point). [more inside]
posted by de void on Dec 13, 2007 - 3 answers

Two wireless networks, one connection. How?

Is there a way to set up a second wireless network using my current internet connection? [more inside]
posted by phaded on Nov 26, 2007 - 10 answers

I may just give up on Linux if I can't get this to work.

Getting linux (Ubuntu) to love my windows wireless settings. [more inside]
posted by aherdofturtles on Oct 4, 2007 - 7 answers

Wii Wi-Fi via Airport Extreme?

How can I get my Wii online via my Airport Extreme? [more inside]
posted by pzarquon on May 24, 2007 - 12 answers

Question about WiFi security

Can WiFi packets be snooped when WEP is off but the access point is set to filter MAC addresses? [more inside]
posted by zek on Mar 9, 2007 - 15 answers

iPaq hates WEP WiFi

Ok, I have an HP 4155 iPaq and a WEP-enabled Netgear WGR614v6, but they don't connect. Any other computer can connect to the WiFi, and the PDA can connect to unprotected signals. [more inside]
posted by niles on Nov 22, 2006 - 9 answers

WLAN Security Conundrum

I'm considering subscribing to a local WISP in the city I live in. Unfortunately, the guy's Wi-Fi network is using WEP encryption and I'm more than a little concerned about security. I doubt one customer recommending his small operation migrate to WPA or WPA2 would yield any results. Is there anything I can do to secure my connection? [more inside]
posted by Dr.James.Orin.Incandenza on Nov 21, 2006 - 4 answers

Any wireless routers that are secure by default?

Are there any wireless routers on the market that have security enabled by default? [more inside]
posted by Brian James on Oct 24, 2006 - 8 answers

Discovering a WEP key in XP

In Windows XP, is there any way of discovering the WEP key that is saved for a particular wireless connection? [more inside]
posted by blue mustard on Oct 19, 2006 - 13 answers

To encrypt or not to encrypt

I'm interested in setting up a public wireless hotspot. The question is: to encrypt or not to encrypt? [more inside]
posted by gaby on Jun 7, 2006 - 13 answers

Latest and greatest in wi-fi cracking for Windows?

What's the state-of-the-art for cracking wi-fi under Windows? Knoppix CD with aircrack / airsnort / kismet? Or are there some decent Windows binaries these days?
posted by obiwanwasabi on May 29, 2006 - 12 answers

Why does XP hate my network?

Mixed wireless network: 3 Macs, one Windows XP PC. We're using 40-bit WEP encryption, and for some reason the Windows XP laptop simply cannot stay on the network... why that be? [more inside]
posted by logovisual on Jan 12, 2006 - 6 answers

Toronto wardriving map?

I'm looking for a wardriving map of downtown Toronto that was posted online a year or two ago. It had wireless networks marked in three colours: encrypted, unencrypted, and out-of-the-box. I had a copy on my hard drive, but I think I've lost it. Does anyone know where I can find it?
posted by Jairus on Sep 21, 2005 - 4 answers

WEP Hacking Risks

For an 802.11G network, is 128 bit WEP encryption secure ENOUGH? [more inside]
posted by jonson on Jul 2, 2005 - 17 answers

Is it ethical to use other people's unsecured wifi?

Wireless Mooching? Dishonest? Dangerous? Or what? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by wendell on Oct 25, 2004 - 28 answers

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