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wireless issues

by lawrie567 / April 20, 2006 11:27 PM PDT

I am having a problem connecting to the internet wirelessly through a pc. it says it is connected and the signal is good, yet when ever i try to browse the internet it wont display the page and that its unable to connect to 1.0.0.0, this happens regardless of what page.

i know the router is working as i also setup his laptop with the same adapter and it works a treat, i tried the adapter from the pc in the laptop and it also works a treat, so it's something to do with the pc. i have tried this with the firewall enabled and disabled, i have manually configured the ip settings. i have uninstalled the adapter software and reinstalled, but still not working.

HELP

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what do you mean by ..
by Gakada / April 21, 2006 12:28 AM PDT
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configured IP manually?

can you try to use automatically assign IP, on the pc?

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yes
by lawrie567 / April 21, 2006 3:57 AM PDT
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i can the router is DHCP enabled and assigned an address as normal. that doenot cure my problem so i manually inputed a new ip address within the IP range. instead of obtaining a IP in the TCP properties i manually set it

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Problem description is a little vague
by pratapan / April 23, 2006 5:04 AM PDT
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What you have described sounds like a wireless adapter that is not receiving a DHCP address. When you have this problem you should open a DOS window and type "ipconfig". If you see an address of 0.0.0.0 or 169.x.y.z, then DHCP failed. What model adapter and router are you using. Try upgrading the router. Are you using Windows to manage wireless or the software application that came with the adapter?

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