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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 57372 11-Feb-2010 12:33
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This morning I re-booted my DSE XH9950 Modem/Router.

Thereafter, 2 netbooks (XP SP3) are unable to connect to the Internet as the network no longer shows up in the list of wireless networks. A refresh does not help.

I can connect a netbook to the Modem/Router via an Ethernet cable and all is OK.

On a notebook, if I right click the Wireless Network Connection and go to the Wireless Networks tab, my network name does show up in the Preferred Networks list (2nd entry - the first entry is the main Study PC (Vista - latest SP) which is not wireless).

Any ideas on what to do next?





PC: HP ProBook 470G1 (Windows 10 Pro), Intel NUC7I5BNH (Windows 10 Home), Macbook Air (Mid 2013)
Net: Draytek Vigor 130 Modem (VDSL) in bridge mode to Ubiquiti Edgerouter Lite-3, 2 x Grandstream GWN7610
Storage: Synology DS216play NAS, 2 x 6TB
Media: HDHomeRun Connect, 4 x Amazon FireTV, TiVo, Echo, Dot, Spot, Broadlink RM Pro+
TV: 2 x Samsung H6400 55" LED TV, Panasonic TH-P50G10Z 50" Plasma TV (Great picture, no smarts, just old), DMR-PWT530GZ Blu-ray Recorder (Rubbish!)
Mobile: Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Huawei P10 Lite
Wearable: Gear S3 Frontier


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67 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 297982 11-Feb-2010 15:27
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Well, two things come to mind straight away. Could the reboot have lost your wireless settings and now the wireless setup is not enabled? I would check in the web interface and triple-check that all the settings for wireless are configured. If wireless is enabled - ensure that your SSID is configured how you wanted it and that "Hide SSID" is not ticked (if the option exists).



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 298019 11-Feb-2010 16:37
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Thank you for your suggestions and I have it back up and running.
Fortunately, I had screen-shots of all my router screens.
The only thing I changed back was to do with the DNS Server.
About 2-3 weeks ago I changed Auto Discovery from Auto to User (and entered the OpenDNS addresses) after reading an article. By changing it back to Auto and rebooting all the computers and router (whether they needed it or not) has solved the problem.




PC: HP ProBook 470G1 (Windows 10 Pro), Intel NUC7I5BNH (Windows 10 Home), Macbook Air (Mid 2013)
Net: Draytek Vigor 130 Modem (VDSL) in bridge mode to Ubiquiti Edgerouter Lite-3, 2 x Grandstream GWN7610
Storage: Synology DS216play NAS, 2 x 6TB
Media: HDHomeRun Connect, 4 x Amazon FireTV, TiVo, Echo, Dot, Spot, Broadlink RM Pro+
TV: 2 x Samsung H6400 55" LED TV, Panasonic TH-P50G10Z 50" Plasma TV (Great picture, no smarts, just old), DMR-PWT530GZ Blu-ray Recorder (Rubbish!)
Mobile: Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Huawei P10 Lite
Wearable: Gear S3 Frontier


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Master Geek


  Reply # 298025 11-Feb-2010 17:00
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Pleased to hear you have it up and running. However, I'm extremely confused as to why changing DNS settings would have any effect on being able to connect to wireless!



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 298139 11-Feb-2010 22:03
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There was a lot of pressure from the family to get the wireless network up and running.
I cannot shed any more light on what happened. I am RELIEVED.




PC: HP ProBook 470G1 (Windows 10 Pro), Intel NUC7I5BNH (Windows 10 Home), Macbook Air (Mid 2013)
Net: Draytek Vigor 130 Modem (VDSL) in bridge mode to Ubiquiti Edgerouter Lite-3, 2 x Grandstream GWN7610
Storage: Synology DS216play NAS, 2 x 6TB
Media: HDHomeRun Connect, 4 x Amazon FireTV, TiVo, Echo, Dot, Spot, Broadlink RM Pro+
TV: 2 x Samsung H6400 55" LED TV, Panasonic TH-P50G10Z 50" Plasma TV (Great picture, no smarts, just old), DMR-PWT530GZ Blu-ray Recorder (Rubbish!)
Mobile: Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Huawei P10 Lite
Wearable: Gear S3 Frontier


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