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Did not assign network address to computer

by norway000x / June 9, 2010 5:37 AM PDT


I've been trying to solve this problem my self the whole day. I've tried so many things!!! Frustrating! Thought I could do it, but now I given up. I'm not a very tech-savy dude when it comes to network settings and so on.

I just left home for two months. And I need my laptop to connect to the internet for me to work.

At my destination they have a Wireless network I'm currently trying to connect to. The ruter is a D-link.

I have ASUS F5R Series notebook.
And I run Windows XP.

I've done a "ipconfig /all" on both my laptop (the one with the problem) and on the father in the house's laptop (working correctly, the one I'm using now).

HERE's the "ipconfig /all" info from his PC:
NB: Bear in mind this PC has a norwegian operating system, so some info is in norwegian, but if you know what your doing, you probably understand what's what. Please do...
----- START ------------
Microsoft Windows [Versjon 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. Med enerett.

C:\Users\Gjest>ipconfig /all

Windows IP-konfigurasjon

Vertsnavn . . . . . . . . . . . : Gjest-PC

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by Papa Echo / June 9, 2010 9:47 AM PDT

your problem now is that you can connect to the Network, but your browsers do not work ? Is that report on ipconfig /all on your laptop done in this condition ?

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by norway000x / June 9, 2010 10:21 AM PDT
In reply to: So....

I solved it.

This is what I did:

Start --> Run --> CMD
In the dos window that opens I write (to reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults):
netsh int ip reset reset.log

Then I write (to reset WINSOCET entries to installation defaults):
netsh winsock reset catalog

Then rebooted the machine...

After 5 min suddenly the laptop gets connected without me even doing anything with the it.

I open up the browser (IE), but can't load or any other site. Did not work in Firefox either... I had connection, but no Internet! Again...

Then I clicked on "diagnostics" (in the IE-browser) and followed the wizard. It told me that the wireless network key on this computer did not match the key settings on the wireless router.

I've now checked the key on both the router an on my laptop. They match!

And now everything is working :-D

For thouse with the same problem and D-Link router:

Locate the router in your Control panel --> network --> right click on the router and open webadress for that router (should be a IP address). Then login to it with the u/p. ALL D-LINK routers has the same default u/p Happy

Thank Gog this hell is over!

Thanks for your quick reply dude, but I fixed it my self after almost 20 hours Happy

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