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My Dell Inspiron 1501 notebook connects to my wireless

by baconkiller / December 13, 2006 8:24 AM PST

belkin router and in the corner by the clock it says it has limited or no connectivity. It won't let me access the internet. But when I open the wireless network connection status and click support and click repair, it will allow me to access the internet. Every time I turn the computer off and turn it on again, I have to do that again in order to access the internet. Any help would be appreciated.

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I had the same problem last week...
by mikependlebury / December 13, 2006 11:04 AM PST

after reinstalling my OS and found that for some reason the DHCP server was assigning an incorrect IP address to the wireless connection. The way I fixed it was to reset the Wireless Router to factory default settings (usually done by pressing reset button on rear of Router.Look for a small hole) You will the have to re enter your ISP info and WEP key again. But I think you will find this will solve your problem.
Regards Mike.

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Try turning off
by PudgyOne / December 13, 2006 6:06 PM PST

the radio, before shutting down the computer. You will find it connect quicker if it's not trying to connect while other programs are trying to load, too much activity at one time.

Hope this helps.


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by baconkiller / December 13, 2006 9:55 PM PST

I got it to work by reseting the router.

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by mikependlebury / December 14, 2006 12:08 AM PST
In reply to: Thanks

to hear that your up and running again.
Regards Mike

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