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My pc does not recognize my router

  1. #1


    core9 Guest

    My pc does not recognize my router

    Hello,
    I have just spoke with Lynksys about my problem and they say everything is
    fine with my router and I believe they are right. Whats happening is my
    desktop pc used to see my router under networking / Vista home premium. But
    now I cannot find it and when I search for wireless devices such as my new
    laptop / running vista home premium as well it cannot find the laptop. I have
    internet access on both the desktop and the laptop. How do I reconfigure my
    desktop to share between the 2. When I go to ip config from the start menu I
    notice on the black screen there is nothing listed for default gateway and on
    my laptop there is a default gateway number...

    please advice

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Robert L. \(MS-MVP\) Guest

    Re: My pc does not recognize my router

    Posting the result of ipconfig /all may help. Or check this post:
    Vista: local only with 0.0.0.0 ...
    Oct 10, 2007 ... Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2007 9:22 am Post subject: Vista:
    local only with 0.0.0.0 default gateway, Reply with quote ...
    http://www.chicagotech.net/netforums...pic.php?t=1832


    --
    Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
    Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
    http://www.ChicagoTech.net
    How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
    http://www.HowToNetworking.com
    "core9" <core9@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:9687D17F-A790-4005-AC87-84FEB0AE062C@xxxxxx

    > Hello,
    > I have just spoke with Lynksys about my problem and they say everything is
    > fine with my router and I believe they are right. Whats happening is my
    > desktop pc used to see my router under networking / Vista home premium.
    > But
    > now I cannot find it and when I search for wireless devices such as my new
    > laptop / running vista home premium as well it cannot find the laptop. I
    > have
    > internet access on both the desktop and the laptop. How do I reconfigure
    > my
    > desktop to share between the 2. When I go to ip config from the start
    > menu I
    > notice on the black screen there is nothing listed for default gateway and
    > on
    > my laptop there is a default gateway number...
    >
    > please advice

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Jack \(MVP-Networking\). Guest

    Re: My pc does not recognize my router

    Hi
    Successful Sharing involves some general consideration in Network settings,
    http://www.ezlan.net/sharing.html
    As well as specific adjustment of each computer according to what it is
    allowed to be shared.
    Vista File and Printer Sharing-
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb727037.aspx
    Windows XP File Sharing -
    http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;304040
    Printer Sharing XP -
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...utt_july2.mspx
    Windows Native Firewall setting for Sharing XP -
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875357
    Windows XP patch for Sharing with Vista -
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922120
    Jack (MVP-Networking).

    "core9" <core9@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:9687D17F-A790-4005-AC87-84FEB0AE062C@xxxxxx

    > Hello,
    > I have just spoke with Lynksys about my problem and they say everything is
    > fine with my router and I believe they are right. Whats happening is my
    > desktop pc used to see my router under networking / Vista home premium.
    > But
    > now I cannot find it and when I search for wireless devices such as my new
    > laptop / running vista home premium as well it cannot find the laptop. I
    > have
    > internet access on both the desktop and the laptop. How do I reconfigure
    > my
    > desktop to share between the 2. When I go to ip config from the start
    > menu I
    > notice on the black screen there is nothing listed for default gateway and
    > on
    > my laptop there is a default gateway number...
    >
    > please advice

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    core9 Guest

    Re: My pc does not recognize my router



    "Jack (MVP-Networking)." wrote:

    > Hi
    > Successful Sharing involves some general consideration in Network settings,
    > http://www.ezlan.net/sharing.html
    > As well as specific adjustment of each computer according to what it is
    > allowed to be shared.
    > Vista File and Printer Sharing-
    > http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb727037.aspx
    > Windows XP File Sharing -
    > http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;304040
    > Printer Sharing XP -
    > http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...utt_july2.mspx
    > Windows Native Firewall setting for Sharing XP -
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875357
    > Windows XP patch for Sharing with Vista -
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922120
    > Jack (MVP-Networking).
    >
    > "core9" <core9@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:9687D17F-A790-4005-AC87-84FEB0AE062C@xxxxxx

    > > Hello,
    > > I have just spoke with Lynksys about my problem and they say everything is
    > > fine with my router and I believe they are right. Whats happening is my
    > > desktop pc used to see my router under networking / Vista home premium.
    > > But
    > > now I cannot find it and when I search for wireless devices such as my new
    > > laptop / running vista home premium as well it cannot find the laptop. I
    > > have
    > > internet access on both the desktop and the laptop. How do I reconfigure
    > > my
    > > desktop to share between the 2. When I go to ip config from the start
    > > menu I
    > > notice on the black screen there is nothing listed for default gateway and
    > > on
    > > my laptop there is a default gateway number...
    > >
    > > please advice
    >
    > Hello again,
    I opened my device manager and found that under network adapters both the
    6to4 adapters have a yellow exclamation mark over them. My problems solution
    centre has been no help.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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