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DSN error

Discussion in 'Networking' started by alexus56, Sep 22, 2008.

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  1. alexus56

    alexus56 Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    I am trying to set up a webserver with windows 2003.
    I have another computer with vista and another with windows 2000 and a wireless adapter. I also have a Trendnet wireless TEW-633GR wireless router.
    My problem is the 2003 computer will not connect to the internet. I get DNS Error Server not found. I believe it is somewhere in the router because the other computers connect just fine and if I disconnect router and connect 2003 computer directly to DSL modem it works just fine.
    I need some advice ab to what could be causing this problem

    Thanks
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Try these simple tests.

    Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

    In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

    IPCONFIG /ALL

    PING <computer_IP_address>

    PING <default_gateway_address>

    PING 206.190.60.37

    PING yahoo.com

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

    <computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

    <default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.


    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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