Peffse Posted October 7, 2008 Share Posted October 7, 2008 Well, a few days ago I booted my old 98SE machine up. I just purchased a KVM switch, so I was going to hook it up and play around. It booted fine, no errors... but couldn't get online. It couldn't see the wireless at all. Figuring I did something stupid long ago, I reinstalled 98SE. After the install, I put in my backup zip disk, install drivers from all the saved driver EXEs, and it can see everything again. I restart a few times after installing video drivers, and it once again can't see the wireless network. I ended up botching the NIC driver install, so I format and start clean again. This time, I install the motherboard INFs first, and only the wireless. Now it can see and connect to the wireless........ but it still cannot access the internet like every other device on the network. I've never had trouble from this computer before.I upgraded to IE6 SP1, the USB network device has it's drivers installed correctly... yet nothing.I've used the wireless device on other computers, so I know that's good. I've used this computer countless times, so I suppose it could be hardware failure, but... I feel as though I'm missing something. Is there a setting that I'm just not getting? I customized the 98 install a little, unchecking stuff like Outlook Express and MSN, AT&T and AOL install. So I'm wondering if I removed something needed.I have a small wireless network on a Linksys WRT54G, unmodded. It's WEP encrypted, not WPA, because of DSes and a Wii. I know my hex key by heart, so I know I'm not getting that wrong. It only has 10 devices on it total.Any clues? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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