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Mac connects to Voyager wireless fine, wifes PC cannot.

TomP
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Registered: ‎25-09-2007

Mac connects to Voyager wireless fine, wifes PC cannot.

Hi all,
Been having issues in the past of getting my Macbook to connect to my Voyager Wireless modem, but all those seemed to have passed.  Since my wife has moved down south with me, I have never been able to get her laptop to connect to the internet via the modem.  She can get the laptop to connect to the modem, but the internet doesn't work.  Windows does its usual useful thing of saving 'Cannot connect to internet' but gives no reason why.
I know the best solution would be for her to buy a Macbook, but I would prefer a cheaper option first!
Thanks in advance
Tom
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Registered: ‎15-06-2007

Re: Mac connects to Voyager wireless fine, wifes PC cannot.

Which operating system is the laptop using.
Can you check if there are other profiles on it for wireless connection.
Have you checked if it works with a hard wired connection to the router
TomP
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Posts: 107
Registered: ‎25-09-2007

Re: Mac connects to Voyager wireless fine, wifes PC cannot.

Hi Jim, sorry for putting the post in the wrong place to begin with!  Embarrassed
Windows XP for the operating system, has been used on another wireless connection but I can't see any evidence for it, works fine on the wired connection, but I would prefer to have it wireless.
I haven't tried it (And don't like the idea) but I can setup my mac on the wired connection and then share the internet (But the PC won't connect to the Mac if it has a password).
Also, added the DNS servers to the PC and still nothing.
TomP
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Re: Mac connects to Voyager wireless fine, wifes PC cannot.

Got it, was trying to use manual IP instead of auto IP.  Feel free to delete.
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Re: Mac connects to Voyager wireless fine, wifes PC cannot.

No problem.
We don't delete threads but I will lock this one as it is fixed