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How To Connect Win 7 Laptop To Xp Laptop Wirelessly?


Does anyone have a simple explanation on how to connect my win7 laptop to my win xp laptop wirelessly. What commands?

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Connect Xbox To Laptop

I have been trying for many days now to get my laptop (acer aspire 5740 running windows 7 home premium) to connect to my xbox 360 by the use of ethernet cable my xbox comes up as media device in network and i cannot change the type of network to public either. I have tried to use my extender code to connect via windows media center i am having no luck there either i have fixed my firewall to let my 360 through and it just wont work. This question was posted in february of this year and i got a few answers but for some reason the person stopped helping me so i am reposting this to try again. Please help me i have spent £800 on a laptop to try to connect and windows 7 turned out to be even worse for this.

Posted On: 2010-04-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Laptop To Wifi And Lan Simultaneously

Win 7 laptop connects to either internet via wifi or network drive via lan but not both simultaneously. Trying to map a network drive from a win 7 laptop and browse the internet at the same time but can't. Fter switching from verizon dsl to fios at the office. Can no longer access the network drive through my ethernet lan while using the internet. I can do either one or the other but not both at the same time. If i toggle between the ipv4 or ipv6 settings on the pci controller for the lan, i can map the network drive and then lose the connection to the internet.

Here's what i mean: properties of the pci-e fast etnernet ctrlripv4=enabled + ipv6=disbaled = mapped network drive - internet connection ipv6=enabled + ipv4=disabled = internet connection - mapped network drive. Any ideas on how i can have both a mapped network drive and access to internet would be appreciated.


Posted On: 2010-06-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Laptop Does Not Connect To Printer Connected To Wireless Router

Windows 7 wireless laptop does not connect to printer connected to netgear wireless router the printer must be restarted every time i want to print from the wireless windows 7 laptop (through the use of the printer on/off switch. ) The hp 2820 mfp printer has a network card and is connected to the netgear dgn2000 router. I have used the built-in troubleshooting devices from the windows control panel but the problem continues. (Note the laptop was upgraded from vista and the printer worked ok. Also the router was upgraded from an old 2-wire router that died. So, unfortunately i have two variables).

Posted On: 2010-01-01 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Home Network Problem - Xp Laptop Wont Connect To Win7 Desktop

1)  my former xp (desktop) to xp (netbook) home network worked perfectly! I could print from either computer to a shared printer, i could use the dvd and cd drives located on my desktop with my netbook, etc.

2)  i just upgraded my desktop to win7, and while i love win7, the home network is gone. I can "see" my netbook on my desktop network, but can't access it. I can't even "see" my desktop (nor printer, etc) from my netbook.

3) i can get on the internet with my netbook through a wired or wireless router connected to my desktop. And, yes, i've tried all the wizards for home network setups, to no avail. Any ideas out there?


Posted On: 2009-11-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Xbox 360 To Laptop Running Usb Wireless Broadband Stick

Can i connect my xbox 360 to my laptop running usb wireless broadband stick and play on xbox live? I was wondering if it is at all possible to connect an xbox360 direct to a laptop that uses a telstra 21 wireless broadband usb stick to connect to internet.

I really like xbox and games and i find it hard to believe that in this day and age with 90% of the world using laptops that microsoft didn't create xbox with the capacity to connect through a laptop.
I have windows vista home premium on my toshiba laptop.


Posted On: 2010-03-16 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

How To Connect Win 7 Laptop To Printer Connected To Mac On Existing Home Network?

How do i connect a new windows 7 laptop to a printer connected to a mac on an existing home network trying to connect a new windows 7 laptop to a home network printer hanging off a mac desktop.

Posted On: 2010-01-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Epson Sx515w Printer Wirelessly

How do i get my dell studio 15 to connect with my epson sx515w printer wirelessly. I have asked dell and epson for help but its all very confusing. I installed the free windows 7 upgrade from dell and cannot get the printer to work without a usb. It works ok with the usb cable connected.

Posted On: 2009-12-02 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Ipv6 - No Internet Access - Laptop Cannot Connect To Wireless Internet

My laptop has connected with the wireless router before and had internet. But now it says its connected but says error when pulling up a webpage. When i go to wireless network connection the ipv4 has internet but the ipv6 does not.

Posted On: 2010-06-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Upgrade On New Laptop

I upgraded my hp laptop from vista to windows 7 professional 32-bit and now 6 weeks later my laptop has died. I am going to buy a vaio eb that comes with windows 7 home premium 64-bit but i need windows 7 professional 64-bit. Since i still have the original 2 upgrade discs, can i use the original 64-bit windows 7 professional upgrade disc to upgrade from windows 7 home premium 64-bit to professional on the new laptop?  Will there be any problem with the activation code after i upgrade the new laptop?  Will i lose everything that is already installed on the new laptop if i do upgrade?

Posted On: 2010-06-11 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Laptop Is Infected

I have been using live one care for the past one & half years, since the one care program was discontinued, i have shifted to using live essentials. My live essentials is always updated and its  status is in green. Today i ran an online scan with win.live one care and it reported a severe threat which it was not able to remove. I want your suggestion as to why is my computer infected when it has always been protected with either, one care or live essentials. Now , how to solve my problem. I have always updated my live essential and done complete scanning on regular basis.

Posted On: 2010-06-13 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Laptop Boots Up On Its Own

I've recently bought a dell inspiron laptop with windows 7. I noticed that the battery seemed to be discharging over night so i checked event viewer and it seems that the laptop is booting itself up for between 10 and 20 minutes most (but not all) nights. I confirmed this one night by leaving it next to my bed! It came on at about 1215 am. I have checked all the scheduled tasks and none are set to "wake the computer to run this task". I have mcafee security centre running so i don't think i have a virus or a trojan or anything like that. Any idea what is causing this and how i can stop it, short of removing the battery!

Posted On: 2010-02-13 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Laptop Was Stolen

1 month old laptop with windows 7 was stolen, it was a gateway laptop. I have filed a police report and proof of purchase with gateway. However, i do not know my windows 7 key of the top of my head because it was on the bottom of the laptop, the original gateway box does not have this information either and i contacted gateway and they said they cannot give me the key because "dispatching of windows 7 os is done by mentor media. I recommend you contact microsoft".

The reason im asking is, i am going to build a new computer and i thought instead of paying for windows 7 again why not use the copy i already payed for when i bought the laptop? Is this possible? I put my gateway "recovery dvd's" in my current desktop and i got to the screen where it asks language and the notice where it says "if you press continue everything will be restored to original factory settings", if i put those recovery dvd's in the computer i build will they install windows 7 on my new computer? Is there somehow a way to transfer over the key to the new machine?

In addition i have a broken dell laptop out of warranty, too expensive to fix, which has a windows vista key on the bottom, can i make use of that somehow?


Posted On: 2010-03-07 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

No Sound On Laptop

I just installed windows 7 upgrade on my hp pavilion dv7-142nr entertainment notebook pc and now i can only hear sound if i have my headphones plugged in. The red mute button on the top of computer( next to where i can just touch the sound bar and it turns it up and down) is stuck on however i have managed to get it unmuted in the window task bar. When i go to sound the only thing it says is not plugged in is ati hdmi output (ati high definition audio device) says not plugged in. It says speakers and dual headphones is default device.

Posted On: 2010-02-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Laptop Will Not Power Up

Have been given a toshiba protege r400 mod no:ppr40a-01000l to look at for a friend who is very ill and the machine just will not switch on. Have tested the adaptor and battery voltage and there is plenty. Now i don't have much experience with laptops as such and so cannot rule the psu as the culprit. When plugged in the blue power light is on and the small yellow battery indicator flickers at random speeds - but quite fast. Now i have the maintenance manual for it and i can probably get the lcd mask off to look at the power witch itself. But before i do i would like some opinions on the most likely cause and would prefer to avoid this if at all possible.

Posted On: 2012-01-16 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Win 7 Stickers For Laptop

I recently bought a computer that had windows vista. I upgraded to windows 7 but my laptop still has the old windows vista sticker. I know it doesn't really matter but where can i acquire a windows 7 sticker?

Posted On: 2010-03-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Laptop Keyboard Not Working

I had the rc version of windows working fine on my asus aspire 5670 laptop for several months. Then about 2 weeks age, i installed a couple of windows updates and the laptop keyboard stopped working. No red bangs in deice manager, updating driver had no effect. Keyboard works fine in bios as well as in safe mode. Restore points had no effect. Flashed the bios, still nothing. Since windows 7 was released last week, i snagged a copy and did a clean install (formatting the system drive in advance) assuming that this would fix the problem - it did not! I had to use the on screen keyboard to enter  the product key ;).

Posted On: 2009-10-26 . View Related Posts . . View 11 Replies .

Get Win 7 On Laptop As A Replacement

I really need to get windows 7. I cant afford it and my computers a slug without it. Xp would render most of my hardware useless. I got my laptop as a replacement in january. I wanted to know if anyway possible for me to get home premium replacement of vista home premium. I know new pcs get it free but i know mines just 6 months before that. I wanted to know if i could get windows 7 as like a replacement of a lemoned vista. Not only will it not update, but also stops ie8 from starting sometimes. Plz tell me there is a free solution.

Posted On: 2009-09-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Laptop Suddenly Froze

My laptop is hp dv2 series 1012ax. And i dont know much about computer, i hope anyone here could help me out with my problem. Earlier, i played a game mystery p. I and for awhile (like 10 mins or so) i left my laptop on and the game was on paused mode. When i tried to play it again, suddenly my computer/laptop froze. The screen went black but all the indicators, and the power plug was on. I don't know what had happened, i tried to turn it off but the laptop just froze and nothing happened. So i pull out the power plug as well as the battery, and i wait like 1 min then i put it back on. Which my laptop, went normal again.

Anyone here knows what had happened or maybe experience the same problem like mine? I tried to look up on the help and support on hp and win7, nothing useful came up.


Posted On: 2010-03-16 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Desktop Pc Thinks It Is A Laptop

I built two identical desktop pcs and with windows 7 home premium. Both are plugged into the same ups and i have not installed the ups software in either one. One of the two keeps shutting down and when i turn it back on i get a message that it shutdown because the battery was low. Also this one has a battery indicator in the tray at the bottom of the screen. The other machine does not have the shutdown issue or the battery symbol in the tray. I have tried various settings in the power management but cannot convince this thing it is a desktop and has no battery.

Posted On: 2010-06-21 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Laptop Randomly Hibernates

i'm new to this site and have been experiencing my laptop hibernating randomly the past few days while i am using it. I could be working on anything in my computer, like browsing the web, checking email, etc. , And bam! Hibernates. I know it's not a virus because i have mcafee and windows defender both active and they scan my laptop bi-weekly.

I've asked a few friends at school, and they've given a few possible suggestions; the memory that is being used, or the time i'm using it, (after startup), but i've came to the assumption that it could be both. By both, i mean that once the processor passes a certain memory usage, and a certain time after then, is where the problem could jump from. Since i've thought of that solution, i've tried using less programs together, (e.g. Only the browser or only windows live mail), and as i've been using this solution, it has rarely hibernated w/o notice.


Posted On: 2010-01-09 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Remove User From Laptop

How do i remove a user from my laptop? Changing user folder names and author names i was one of six individuals that received laptops as a gift from my church. My problem is that while my computer shows my name as owner, it shows another one of the other individuals as user. For example, userkarensara lee and if my name is karen, why is the other person's name showing on my computer. It will also show the other person's name as the author on my documents, or last modified by and then the other person's name. How do i fix this?

Posted On: 2010-05-24 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connecting Laptop To Xp Network

I have just bought a new laptop running win7 home my home environment is xp based with several desktops hard wired to my internet wireless router my new laptop can see the router and has connected to my network for internet access via the router (wirelessly) but i cant see or connect to any of the desktops that are connected to the router? I would like to be able to see the desktops to share files etc etc, and also to use my printer which is connected to one of the desktops i'm sure this has been asked before, but i cant find a definitive answer of how to make this work.

Posted On: 2010-05-30 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Laptop Cannot Find Printer On Desktop

I can't get my printer set up on my network. Laptop is running windows vista, desktop is running windows 7. Everything was fine until my desktop motherboard failed. I had to get a new mb and installed windows 7. Now laptop can't see printer. My laptop running windows vista can't see the printer associated with my desktop running windows 7.

Are they not compatible with each other? It keeps asking for some sort of password. I have none that i remember. The printer worked fine before the installation of a new motherboard and windows 7. Now i can only print from my desktop.


Posted On: 2009-11-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Get Laptop To Print On Shared Printer

Cannot get laptop to print on shared printer. Trouble shooting did not answer the problem. Printer shows as offline.could print from laptop until windows 7 installed. I could print from my laptop until i installed windows 7. Now the computer says the printer is off-line.

I saw the other post, but unfortunately it did resolve my problem. When i troubleshoot the problem the computer cannot find the problem. My printer is a usb printer connected to my desktop and is a hp officejet 7200 series which is compatible with windows 7. I have download the drivers and software for the printer using windows 7. I need this problem resolved.


Posted On: 2009-12-13 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Asus Laptop Lifeframe3 Trouble

Ok so i just recently purchased a brand new asus laptop from best buy and have a problem with the laptops built in camera. Everytime i execute lifeframe3 to access the built in camera, it says http://s747. Photobucket.com/albums/xx118/xboxrules/?Action=view¤t=pic.png i've tried going through all the updates available, none have had success for my camera trouble. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling lifeframe3 multiple times, but yet the same thing still happens over and over. When i enter skype, it says try upgrading your driver. http://s747. Photobucket.com/albums/xx118/xboxrules/?Action=view¤t=pic2.png. I hope someone can please help with my problem.

Posted On: 2010-03-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Get Laptop To Turn On Usb Port

I have windows 7 home premium and a zune 80 gig. The zune is stating error 5 contact support. I am trying to recover the files on the zune. I have drained the battery, waited weeks, etc. When i usb it to the computer it says the device has problems and the usb port or connection has been "turned off". There is no option to turn it on anyway. I have recently downloaded a recovery program, so if i can just get the computer to turn on the usb connection, even though it has problems, i may have a chance. Anyone know how to do this, or have any other ideas? 

Posted On: 2010-04-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Laptop Keyboard Stopped Working

Windows 7 just installed on new hd. Loaded on all my sw, shut down, then booted up again. Now the keyboard stopped working! Some windows updates took place in the background so wondering if it's this? I tried system restore but the keyboard only works if i take the machine right back to the out-of-box point - not great as i dont really enjoy loading on all my sw again and again just to use my computer ;o). Also tried uninstalling keyboard driver in system properties and rebooting. Windows installs the drivers again on startup but keyboard still doesn't work!

Posted On: 2009-11-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Hp Pavilion Tx1410 Laptop Drivers

Apparently hp has decided not to support windows 7 on a number of their newer laptops. I have a hp pavilion tx1410 laptop (approximately a year old and not one of my better purchases) for home use. Windows 7 will not load because of compatibility issues with the hp 1410 drivers (a pc built solely for the vista os). This seems to be my only un-fixable upgrade issue based on the "windows 7 upgrade advisor report. " Are there any options to get around this issue?  

The following is a link to hp support site stating the few laptops they plan to support with windows 7: http://h10025. Www1. Hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?Docname=c01892673&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3647228&lang=en


Posted On: 2009-10-25 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Win 7 Upgrade When Available On Toshiba Laptop

I purchased a toshiba satellite laptop at best buy 3 months ago. The unit had vista installed and best buy said that i could get a windows 7 upgrade at n/c when available. I called best buy and they will install 7 for $40 (this was not disclosed when i purchased the computer). They then said i could download 7 for n/c on the microsoft web site. I've tried to do that with with no results. What can i do and what recourse do i have with best buy?

Posted On: 2010-01-13 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .