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Topic # 9404 13-Sep-2006 20:37
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CoolI just moved to a new apartment and I have no problems hooking up my winXP to the internet via router and cable modem,
but the other computer win98se want connect? It worked fine at the old house, but we had a different company but both are cable modems and same router and a d-link PCI card installed ? Any suggestions???? Thanx

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Reply # 46058 13-Sep-2006 20:40
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Welcome to Geekzone!

Try the simple solutions first:
  • Is it all plugged in?
  • Is it all plugged in the same as before it moved?
  • Are any setting different that shouldn't be?
Things like that Wink

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Reply # 46059 13-Sep-2006 20:42
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Also, perhaps the new company uses different settings on the cable service and the router is not correctly configured? Different companies use different settings sometimes.





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  Reply # 46060 13-Sep-2006 20:48
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And... if you can help it, don't connect a Windows 98SE system to the Internet.

It's not secure, and the Internet is a very hostile environment now.




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  Reply # 46196 14-Sep-2006 18:35

Juha: The Blaster worm and friends are all 2k/XP specific. Win98SE is arguably safer than XP out-of-the-box




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  Reply # 46229 15-Sep-2006 06:43
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Well well well looks like my husband pulled out the wire from the router to the computer! I am now trying to see if this will fix it. Thanks.

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Reply # 46230 15-Sep-2006 06:51
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JAMMAN2110: Try the simple solutions first:
  • Is it all plugged in?
  • Is it all plugged in the same as before it moved?

Well, if all ok after you test, then the prize goes to JAMMAN2110. Wait a minute, what a prize?






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  Reply # 46256 15-Sep-2006 20:25
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freitasm:
JAMMAN2110: Try the simple solutions first:
  • Is it all plugged in?
  • Is it all plugged in the same as before it moved?

Well, if all ok after you test, then the prize goes to JAMMAN2110. Wait a minute, what a prize?




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Reply # 46263 16-Sep-2006 06:52
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Yeah, all I had to do was plug in the router and reset the IP address and all works well! I should have thought of checking the wires myself but I thought, I know I plugged that thing in, then I remembered that my husband had been putting in all kind of music wires. He uses our computer for recording so lots of times he will knock out a wire or something when he is doing his music.
Thanks for all the help.
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  Reply # 46268 16-Sep-2006 13:29
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JAMMAN2110:
freitasm:
JAMMAN2110: Try the simple solutions first:
  • Is it all plugged in?
  • Is it all plugged in the same as before it moved?

Well, if all ok after you test, then the prize goes to JAMMAN2110. Wait a minute, what a prize?




*Fingers Crossed* Please be a cap please be a cap please be a cap.. Tongue out

you wont read this till after you get your prize id say.

I just wanted you to know that I know what it is already :-)




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  Reply # 46281 16-Sep-2006 23:05
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tonyhughes:
JAMMAN2110:
freitasm:
JAMMAN2110: Try the simple solutions first:
  • Is it all plugged in?
  • Is it all plugged in the same as before it moved?

Well, if all ok after you test, then the prize goes to JAMMAN2110. Wait a minute, what a prize?




*Fingers Crossed* Please be a cap please be a cap please be a cap.. Tongue out

you wont read this till after you get your prize id say.

I just wanted you to know that I know what it is already :-)


Did I get this prize at GZ06? Because if I did then... :)



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  Reply # 46528 20-Sep-2006 07:39
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JAMMAN2110 you get the prize!! Thanks! lots of times it is the simple things that work.Cool

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