Vista wirelss networking no work, wired networking works

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Networking' started by chalmers, May 3, 2007.

  1. chalmers

    chalmers Guest

    I have a laptop with Vista home premium on it that I am trying to connect to
    a network. I can connect and see all the other computers on the network if I
    am wired to the network but if I go wireless all I can do is surf the web.
    What do I need to do to be able to see the other computers useing the
    wireless feature? The other computers are XP and yes I am on the same
    workgroup. Everything works fine if i'm wired in but not if i go wireless.
     
    chalmers, May 3, 2007
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  2. Make sure the wireless connection setup as private. This ink may help,

    Vista Network typeThe behavior of the Public Location Type. If you computer is directly connected to the Internet and you select the Public location type, the following ...
    http://www.howtonetworking.com/vista/networktype.htm


    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
    I have a laptop with Vista home premium on it that I am trying to connect to
    a network. I can connect and see all the other computers on the network if I
    am wired to the network but if I go wireless all I can do is surf the web.
    What do I need to do to be able to see the other computers useing the
    wireless feature? The other computers are XP and yes I am on the same
    workgroup. Everything works fine if i'm wired in but not if i go wireless.
     
    Robert L [MVP - Networking], May 4, 2007
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