1. 67birdman

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    Hi everyone [​IMG]
    So today I set up my old PC downstairs, quite old.
    I basically need it for homework and stuff.
    But now I put in my USB Wireless Network Adapter, and it won't sense my access point [​IMG]
    I have all the latest working drivers and stuff.
    The USB stick is Trendnet 424-UB [​IMG] , and my router is a Linksys WRT-160n.
    What can I do to detect my wireless-n access point, or can I set it up manually??
    Please HELP!!
     
  2. ACDCGAMER

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    First off, how far is your computer from your router? Is the router downstairs, or upstairs?
     
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    Try changing the channel setting on your router.
     
  4. 67birdman

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    OK I changed it to 11-2.462GHZ, but still nothing--does it take long??
     
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    It should change pretty much instantly.

    When's the last time you set up the wireless on your computer?
     
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    It shouldn't take long to show up. Do you have SSID hidden by any chance on your router? You should also disable any wireless encryption just for troubleshooting. You mention you have a wireless N router also. Have you it on a setting to be backward compatible with b/g?

    I would also test the wireless usb adaptor on another computer to rule out some compatibility issues with your old computer.
     
  7. 67birdman

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    I set it up like yesterday..
     
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    Wait! Do you have any wireless phones in your house? If so, are they 2.4gHz? If so, I heard that it can interfere with your wireless router and cause you to have poor signal quality, not sure if this is in fact true though.
     
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    I have DECT 6.0 phones, I don't think that's a problem..
     
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    Yeah, test the adapter on another computer, and if it works on that one download the driver installer on your computer, then uninstall the drivers and install them again.
     
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    Alrite. Thanks

    Edit: I'll get back to you on this...
     
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    YESSS!!!
    I did it, It was done by manually configuring the access point.
    And then, I connected to it with my PSP, and that seemed to boost the connection onto the PC.
    THANKS FOR THE HELP GUYS!!:)
     
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