In my home i have a wireless connection that requires ip addresses. At
my school ,the wireless is automatic ,so i don't need to enter any ip
addresses.If i configure my wireless adapter and enter the ip
addresses in order to use it at my home, can i use the wireless at my
school without having to take out the ip addressees?
This isn't exactly the right group for such a question
but there are a lot of nice knowledgeable people who
hang out here who would be glad to offer advice. You
should be able to setup your computer with different
selectable profiles for more than one network. It's
been my experience with both Apple and PC computers that
the wireless applications give you a choice of which
network you wish to access from a list, each choice
having different parameters. You setup a profile and
there should be an option to save and label it, such
as "Home" or "School".
Your wireless router will supply IP addresses to your home network,
and connect your home network to your broadban provider network. If
the laptop your company provides is set to have a fixed IP, you may
have to add that IP to the list/range of IP's your router will create
at home. This way you can re-use the laptop at home or work as there
is a router present to make your fixed IP. Chances are your work
computer is NOT set to a fixed IP unless you do something at work that
would require a fixed IP. So just set your wireless router to use
DHCP and MAC address cloning (from a computer you know already works
with your existing broadband vendor). And you should be good to go.
Your computer will be given the next available IP under 192.168.x.x
(default private network). The IP address of your router will usually
be 192.168.1.1 (for admin purposes) the router will assign addresses
from the range you set, but by default it will begin at 192.168.1.100,
Put in a router at home that handles the IP to your supplier and
issues your computer an "internal" ip - then set your computer to
automatically detect the address. That's how it works at school. (I
suspect you are using a "phone based" (ADSL) system using PPPoE
instead of straight TCP/IP)
On Fri, 10 Apr 2009 16:28:30 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I think the OP has all he needs for hardware. OP needs a separate
connection for each network, being connected.
If he has ADSL, even there is ADSL wireless (now). He states both
connections are wireless.
He can just configure the network layer, on the machine.
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