I cannot get my desktop computer on the home network, it has been able to connect to the network before, but it was very unstable and not it just does not work at all. My landlord has fixed the issue that made the network unstable and I am able to get my laptop onto the network and so can all my other housemates.
Both laptop and desktop is running Windows 7.
The wireless card I have is Ralink RT61T and the router is NETGEAR(not sure on the exact model but we have tried different once).
I had the desktop over at a mates house over the weekend and I was able to connect to his network with the desktop without any problems.
At home the signal strength varies between 40-60%, my landlord also brought over an extra router and put it next to the desktop so it was 100% signal strength but still would not connect to the wireless, but it did connect with a ethernet cable.(ethernet cable cannot be a permanent solution as all the networking gear is at the house nextdoors)
We have tried different routers, different security settings, even tried disabling all encryption, the hardware firewall making the network naked without any luck.
We tried giving it a static IP, but it wont even shop up in ipconfig.
Tried uninstalling the wireless card and different drivers.
It's like the network receives the wrong mac address but that's been double checked that it the right one.
the network runs on b,g and n and my card supports both b and g.
Any suggestions on what can be tried next or have an idea on what the problem might be.
Wanted to ask here before I format and reinstall as a last option.