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Stumpy
04-12-08, 02:47 PM
I have just set up a new DSL > wireless network. Put a D-Link G adapter in
the unwired PC.

My "administrator" account connects well, but the kid's limited accounts do
not connect. Do I need to set up the network individually in each user's
account?

Don Phillipson
04-12-08, 03:35 PM
"Stumpy" <perilmung@spamnet.con> wrote in message
news:O1BYtYNnIHA.5260@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...

> I have just set up a new DSL > wireless network. Put a D-Link G adapter
in
> the unwired PC.
>
> My "administrator" account connects well, but the kid's limited accounts
do
> not connect. Do I need to set up the network individually in each user's
> account?

The idea may be that "My Network Places" should be
customised for each user.

--
Don Phillipson
Carlsbad Springs
(Ottawa, Canada)

Stumpy
04-12-08, 11:46 PM
>
>> I have just set up a new DSL > wireless network. Put a D-Link G adapter
> in
>> the unwired PC.
>>
>> My "administrator" account connects well, but the kid's limited accounts
> do
>> not connect. Do I need to set up the network individually in each user's
>> account?
>
> The idea may be that "My Network Places" should be
> customised for each user.
>

That's true. The computers with password protection won't share printers
yet. But I'm having trouble with internet connections for the limited
accounts. Maybe It needs to be administrator while settings are input.

Stumpy
05-13-08, 09:50 AM
>I have a similar problem. Signal strength is no problem ("very good" or
> "excellent"). Administrator connects to network and internet fine every
> time. Limited users don't, always, and some don't ever. Limited Users,
> when
> logging on, are initially connected, then something disconnects them and
> the
> attempts to reconnect. One L.U. usually does reconnect, but every week or
> 2
> will go into a mode where the computer is "acquiring network address" for
> several minutes until it gives up with "limited or no connectivity" while
> still reporting excellent signal strength. Usually, power-cycling the
> router
> makes connection for that L.U. possible. The other 2 L.U.s in the PC never
> reconnect. No idea how to fix, except that it is certainly not a signal
> strength issue or anything else (like interfering 2.4 GHz devices) that
> the
> standard intermittent connection FAQs focus on. All users appear to have
> the
> same settings in their network connections, and L.U.s can't change the
> critical settings (like WPA key) anyway. Is this also "stumpy's" problem?
> XP
> Home SP2. What Windows version is "stumpy" using?
>

Sorry for the long delay before checking back here. I'm using XP SP2.

I gave up troubleshooting and just made all the accounts "administrator".
My risk level is much higher now from all the crap software that the kids
agree to load when it is offered.