Belkin router F5D7234 with a networking cable

Compaq / Sr2034nx-m
February 12, 2013 at 15:00:31
Specs: windows 7, 628 Gbs
connect 2 computers useing belkin router, f5d7234-4v4, with a networking cable? the router works fine on windows 7, and i have a Belkin adapter on the other pc with windows xp that is doing well. i just wanted to increase my speed on the xp, by direct connection to my router. cannot understand how to hook up, all the info about addresses, nor what to do.

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February 12, 2013 at 17:49:04
So you want to go from a wireless to a wired connection? Just connect the patch cable and Windows 7 should walk you through it. You may need to choose to disable the wireless adapter or remove it.

If nothing happens when you connect the patch cable then remove the wireless adapter while shut down and then reboot.

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February 13, 2013 at 06:15:15
my windows 7 has the Belkin router installed. The windows xp has the Belkin adapter installed. Which of these units should i use to add the networking cable instalation process? Do i need to uninstal one or the other, or, both? By Belkin saying my router is older, and does not come under support anymore, i do not want to destroy a working process now. I am only trying to make my internet on the windows xp, as fast as my windows 7 computer. Just want to know how to hook up, and do this.

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February 13, 2013 at 10:04:19
Connect the cat 5/6 patch cable from the router to the computer.

Go to Control panel> Network and sharing center> Connect to a network. Then follow the prompts to use the wired connection.

You may see an option to always use the wired connection. I suggest you do that.

I don’t THINK you need to abandon the wireless connection at this time.

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