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# 48504 14-Nov-2009 21:01
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hi guys,
i have a netcomm usb wireless adapter and cannot connect to out home workgroup it connects to the internet fine, although when i connect via ethernet it connects and i can see all computers purfectly, i have tried to bridge the wireless and ethernet connections with no avail, any help would be appricated, many thanks

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  # 273096 14-Nov-2009 21:09
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ok so it would be eaiser to remove the firewall for this connection do you think


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  # 273098 14-Nov-2009 21:15
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removed firewall completly still not working??????????????????? any ideas

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  # 273143 15-Nov-2009 00:42
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What OS are you using?  What make and model wireless router?

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  # 273154 15-Nov-2009 08:39
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It might also be and idear to check that when you are pluged into ethernet that you have the same IP range as when you are using the wireless.

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  # 273171 15-Nov-2009 11:07
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the ip address changes, on wifi its on ehternet its also after the ethernet is plugged in th wifi can connect to the workgroup but no internet stops working??????????? this is wired any ideas would be greatly appriceated.

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  # 273258 15-Nov-2009 16:35
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If you are using Vista or Windows 7 in the Network and Sharing Center check that both networks are marked as the private location type not public.


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  # 273306 15-Nov-2009 20:43
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did you mean and
It does not matter that you get a different address on ethernet and wifi it is just the way it works.

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