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    wireless web access

    Hello, have web access point to which both my laptop and pc are wirelessly connected, laptop accesses the web ok but I am unable to with the pc yet PC clearly has a connection to the access point. any ideas please. With a wired connection to the access point the PC works fine?

    Thanks Darren.

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    Re: wireless web access

    Have you checked to make sure you are using the correct encryption method? What happens if you temporarily and briefly disable your firewall?

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    Re: wireless web access

    Hello, sorry for delay in replying. I have disabled firewalls and my laptop running vista can see and access files on my pc running xp sp 2. PC cannot see laptop but can ping it?

    Thanks Darren.

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    Re: wireless web access

    Please follow the steps in Troubleshooting file shares on a home network and report back.

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    Re: wireless web access

    Thnaks, all is now in order, I am not quite sure how I got there but I did. More trial and error, thanks again though.

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    Re: wireless web access

    That's great, thanks for letting us know.

    Please check that you have functioning firewalls on each of your PCs after all the testing.

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