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Discussion in 'Networking' started by CHAD27, Nov 2, 2007.

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  1. CHAD27

    CHAD27 Thread Starter

    Nov 1, 2007
    My computer says that it is acquiring network address.But never does but im still able to surf web.I clicked repair and nothing happens.Dell note book.:confused:
  2. jackdw


    Jul 1, 2005
    Does it eventually get an address or does it say "Limited or no connectivity"?
  3. CHAD27

    CHAD27 Thread Starter

    Nov 1, 2007
    Yea i tried to repair and reset and same thing.
  4. throdne


    May 14, 2006
    Hello Chad,

    Can you try opening CMD (windows start key + R, then type "cmd,") then in the prompt type "ipconfig". what do you get? and do you have a router?

    Thanks, Throdne.
  5. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

    Make and model of the broadband modem.
    Make and model of the router.
    Connection type, wired or wireless.
    If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
    Make/model of your computer.
    Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP-Home (or XP-Pro), SP2, Vista, etc.

    Also, please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.

    On any problem computer, I'd also like to see this:

    Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

    Type the following command:


    Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
    Paste the results in a message here.

    If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
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