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    Canít connect to internet with the wifi
    « on: April 04, 2018, 11:44:45 AM »
    Hi, i need help. I have problem with wifi setting and i am really stucked. I have a table computer which is connected with LAN and the internet works just fine but i would like a wifi in my office. So i went and bought a router (tplink) and tried to connect it. I connected my LAN cable to the router and one extra cable from router to the computer. So here i got stucked. The ethernet on the computer was fine but the wifi although the signal was full and i was able to connect to it from my devices (mobiles, tablets) THE INTERNET DID NOT WORK. I could not get any pages to load. I would really appreciate any help. Thank you in advance

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    Re: Canít connect to internet with the wifi
    « Reply #1 on: April 04, 2018, 04:02:33 PM »
    g'day Linda,

    first up, what is the make/model of the TP-Link router?
    next, do you want your PC to be wireless or just have wifi capability in the house for others?

    if your PC doesn't need to be wifi, leave it connected via the ethernet cable to the original modem as it was.
    since you mention other wireless capable devices in the house are connecting to the internet then the new router must be configured OK.
    I assume you logged onto its configuration menu via a browser and set that up (?).

    as to cabling, there will be an ethernet cable to connect the router to the modem and another to connect your PC to the router (if you want to stay hard wired).
    when you bought the new router, they usually come with a nice little diagram on on to do that.
    if you want to go wireless, your PC will either need a wifi adpater (either an internal card or a USB wifi stick) or if it already has one, it'll need to be setup to join the new wireless network.

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    Re: Canít connect to internet with the wifi
    « Reply #2 on: April 04, 2018, 09:35:41 PM »
    If your computer is connected to the router and the router to modem (it is isn't it?) and you have set the router up it should be good to go. Log into the site as stated and see if your are connected to the internet. Full bars does not mean internet. It means your are well withing range of the router (wireless network) which is more than just makie the internet go. I would recommend you call your ISP.

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    Re: Canít connect to internet with the wifi
    « Reply #3 on: April 04, 2018, 10:11:54 PM »
    There is a specific way to hook up two routers in a local network. Some makers do not even recommend it because of the details that frustrate home users.

    The preferred method fro a home user is to have jut one router that does everything,  The best way to get this it\s to ask your provider for a unit that does it all.

    Otherwise, you will spend a day or two learning the ins and outs of how routers work. If you want to, there are well-qualified people here that can walk you through the steps. You have to provide make and model of all the things tallyho are using.


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    Re: Canít connect to internet with the wifi
    « Reply #4 on: April 07, 2018, 11:52:50 AM »
    Wait. He is trying to connect two routers? Why? Other setting one in bridge mode and use it as sort of a repeater.

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    Re: Canít connect to internet with the wifi
    « Reply #5 on: April 07, 2018, 05:47:02 PM »
    whoa, where does Linda say she is trying to connect 2 routers together?
    let's just hold our horse and wait for some feedback from the OP.