Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-20-2005, 12:11 PM   #11
Baseband Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 62
Send a message via AIM to Movieguy Send a message via Yahoo to Movieguy
Default

I've got good news and bad news...

Good news: I finally got the adapter to connect to the router

Bad news: It can't stay connected!

It'll stay connected for about a half an hour, and then it'll suddenly lose the connection. I configured it to not shut off to save power, but it still happens. Then when I try to reconnect, it can't find the network once again.

It can only reconnect when I've restarted the entire computer. What could be causing this?
__________________

Movieguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2005, 02:47 PM   #12
Baseband Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 62
Send a message via AIM to Movieguy Send a message via Yahoo to Movieguy
Default

Ok, after disabling XP's wireless zero configuration utility, I discarded my Linksys and I tried installing my old Netgear MA111 adapter without any problems this time. But the thing just scans and scans without picking up any signal from the router, so I guess I have to configure the thing manually without wireless zero configuration.

Does anyone know where i do that? I can't find anything now regarding network keys, IP addresses and things like that.
__________________

Movieguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2005, 03:05 PM   #13
Baseband Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 62
Send a message via AIM to Movieguy Send a message via Yahoo to Movieguy
Default

Ok, so I searched, and found a new driver for the adapter, one that it said would work with XP better. But here were the download and use instructions:

1. Download the file below to a convenient place such as the desktop.
2. Unzip the file to a convenient folder.
3. Open the folder. DO NOT click the Setup.exe file here!
4. Open the Utility folder, and click the setup.exe file there.
5. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.

This does not make sense. Where is this utility folder that these instructions are talking about?
Movieguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2005, 03:09 PM   #14
Golden Master
 
Kage's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 13,873
Send a message via MSN to Kage
Default Re: New adapter can't connect to router...

Hmm...

You know when your updating firmware, you had to select where the bin file was from within the installer?
This will probably be the same thing, and they mean to run that program in the router, and select the setup file from there, like you would browse to find a file in Windows Media Player

I hope this works, and so helps
__________________

__________________
Abit IP35 Pro / Q6600 G0 / Zalman 9700 / 8800GTS 640mb / 4x 2GB Corsair XMS / X-FI Xtreme M / 1x 1TB / Antec 900 / Logitech Z-5500 / Samsung 20inch
Kage is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0