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Router noob in need of help

Help me make my wireless router work with my XP PC [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Jun 6, 2013 - 6 answers

Stream music from my pc to my android phone over local wireless.

I want an app that I install on my Droid 3 phone that'll find my computer on my home wireless network and which I can point to my music folder and stream. [more inside]
posted by cthuljew on Jan 11, 2013 - 9 answers

Which Linksys N router?

I am looking for the right router. Difficulty: two-story house, MacBook plus PC, with WP2 desired. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by Riverine on Jan 26, 2012 - 6 answers

Must be cheaper than BT eh?

I need a pay as you go USB dongle for 3G wireless that will work with eee pc running Easy Peasy Ubuntu. This is in the UK. Contract will also be considered.
posted by By The Grace of God on Oct 28, 2011 - 8 answers

Help me choose my next keyboard

Recommend me a new keyboard (/mouse combo) for my PC [more inside]
posted by quaisi on Feb 3, 2011 - 7 answers

"The wireless" is not the radio.

I'm a Mac. My husband is a PC. Please help us figure out a wireless connectivity issue. [more inside]
posted by BlahLaLa on Sep 29, 2010 - 19 answers

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

Can't Connect my PC Laptop to Airport Extreme network.

Can't connect to Airport Extreme with my PC. The Macs in the house have no trouble. [more inside]
posted by goatdog on May 31, 2010 - 4 answers

Stream dreams

Do I want a wireless bridge? [more inside]
posted by fixedgear on Feb 5, 2010 - 12 answers

Wirelessly broadcast PC screen to multiple TVs?

The easiest way to do this is to tell you what I need: I want someone to be able to work on a laptop and be able to broadcast the video information on the screen wirelessly to more than 1 TV. My question is - how? [more inside]
posted by neksys on Nov 16, 2009 - 13 answers

wirless connection slow down

Can anyone suggest a remedy for a slowed up wireless connection? [more inside]
posted by tangyraspberry on May 8, 2009 - 8 answers

Wireless router recommendations for a home with PC and Mac

Setting up a wifi network for parents - PC and Mac - need current router recommendations [more inside]
posted by micawber on Oct 8, 2008 - 10 answers

Getting snookered trying to connect a new laptop running Vista Home Basic to our fully functional home WLAN!

I have recently received a brand new HP530 laptop sporting an Intel Celeron M chip at 1.6GHz running a pre-installed version of Microsoft Windows Home Basic. Lovely to look at, but I rapidly came to grief attempting to connect to my BT HomeHub WLAN which works just fine for my iMac and another laptop PC. [more inside]
posted by kairab on May 26, 2008 - 5 answers

Home Network PC/Mac folder sharing?

How can I securely access my PC files using my wireless iBook on my home network? [more inside]
posted by sidereal on Mar 27, 2008 - 13 answers

How can I connect to my university's VPN network?

I'm trying to connect to my university's wireless network with VPN. I keep getting a 619 or 721 error. This is with a new laptop that has Windows XP Pro SP3 on it. How can I fix this problem?
posted by jordanian2 on Feb 14, 2008 - 7 answers

Wireless tangles

Simple network rebuilding: what's the best way out of a wireless network muddle? [more inside]
posted by jonathanbell on Sep 23, 2007 - 6 answers

Apple airport extreme--works fine with wifi macbook, but hardwired PC always needs to "reconnect"

Apple airport extreme--works fine with wifi macbook, but hardwired PC always needs to "reconnect" [more inside]
posted by 0217174 on May 23, 2007 - 6 answers

How do I play music throughout my home on 2 stereo systems attached to a Powerbook G4 and WinXP Desktop, repsectively?

Help me fill my home with music: I want to play my iTunes library over two separate home stereo systems at the same time. What's the easiest, cheapest way to do this? [more inside]
posted by fearless_yakov on Feb 4, 2007 - 12 answers

Laptop can't see secure wireless network. Can you?

PC laptop wireless issues: Can’t connect to my secure in-house wireless network. Any smart people able to help? [more inside]
posted by Milkman Dan on Jan 21, 2007 - 13 answers

Idle Router?

Is there a reason why my Wireless Broadband Router (54Mbs) seems to drop off to sleep after a few minutes of idle time on the PC? [more inside]
posted by pettins on Nov 15, 2006 - 7 answers

In kindergarten terms, please explain wireless networking.

In kindergarten terms, please explain wireless networking. [more inside]
posted by misanthropicsarah on Jun 21, 2006 - 17 answers

Can't print and use internet simultaneously

Network follies. Airport + wireless ethernet bridge + gigabit switch + printer + Mac + PC = any single network service works until I try to use another one. [more inside]
posted by Your Time Machine Sucks on Jun 15, 2006 - 13 answers

sound advice

My PC is in the living room. I want to be able to listen to iTunes in the kitchen and the bedroom. I have a linksys router, if that helps. What sort of setup works best for this? Wireless speakers? Which ones. I mostly listen to talk radio and audio books, so I don't need amazing sound. I would love a relatively cheap (under $200) solution.
posted by grumblebee on Apr 15, 2006 - 25 answers

Wireless internet problem

I just received my brand new laptop from Dell. I am connecting to the wireless network, but I am unable to connect to any websites. [more inside]
posted by honeyx on Feb 28, 2006 - 11 answers

Wirless VGA Connection

Any way to wirelessly enable the VGA port on my LCD television for photo slideshows? [more inside]
posted by terrier319 on Jan 30, 2006 - 3 answers

PC connection to stereo

How can I link my PC and stereo system in a wireless fashion? [more inside]
posted by Todd Lokken on Jan 25, 2006 - 25 answers

Wireless Printers

I need to buy a printer in a hurry. I would like a wireless printer, but I've never use one. I've also heard that you can get adapters for that will make printers wireless. Can anyone explain this to me and tell me what to look for when shopping? [more inside]
posted by pinkkitty on Apr 19, 2005 - 7 answers

Can a Mac and PC ever learn to live together?

I just bought a new PC and would like to set it up so I can wirelessly share a cable internet connection with an older mac. [more inside]
posted by Kellydamnit on Mar 16, 2005 - 5 answers

Wireless home theater, possible?

In considering the home entertainment setup for the house I've just purchased, I'm looking for suggestions and advice on going wireless and streaming music from a PC to, well, everywhere. How best to do this? The main PC doing the work can be located anywhere, but I'd sure like some sort of control over what's playing in each of the main locations. Stereo in the living room, maybe some small speakers in the kitchen and upstairs... whatever. Your experience and product recommendations, please.
posted by danwalker on Dec 27, 2004 - 12 answers

Wireless router problems

So I just set up a wireless router in our house, but something's awry. We have two wired connections--one PC and one XBox Live--and one wireless Apple laptop. If the XBox is off, the PC has a fine connection, but if the XBox is connected, the PC gets a spotty connection at best, and usually can't connect at all. The laptop connects wirelessly with no problem regardless of the other things. Can anyone tell me 1. why the XBox would kill the PC connection and 2. how to fix it? [more inside]
posted by The Michael The on Dec 25, 2004 - 8 answers

PCMCIA 802.11b (or g) WiFi adapter for a PC laptop that doesn't protrude beyond the PC card slot?

One of the things I like most about my iBook is that the wireless adapter is internal and doesn't protrude from the system. Does anyone know of a PCMCIA 802.11b (or g) WiFi adapter for a PC laptop that doesn't protrude beyond the PC card slot?
posted by mrbill on Dec 12, 2004 - 11 answers

Can I use an ethernet connection for transferring between PCs, and wireless for everything else?

After trying hard to solve this problem, I gave up, and went out and bought another wireless adaptor for my 2nd PC. I now have both PCs connected to the wireless router, but transfer speeds between the two are a lot slower. Is it possible for me to use an ethernet connection for transferring stuff between these two PCs, and the separate wireless connections for everything else?
posted by Orange Goblin on May 8, 2004 - 7 answers

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