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help! wirelss network problem - no connectivity

Discussion in 'Networking' started by jfolliard, Oct 6, 2008.

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  1. jfolliard

    jfolliard Thread Starter

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    well - I'm a relative newbie at this stuff and trid to search posts and folow fixes but to no avai. I have a basic home network system with cable ISP. The router is a Dl-615 and its hard connected to my desktop. Everything works fine on the desktop BUT the laptop suddenly will not connect wirelessly.

    When I tyr to "repair" the wireless network connection on the laptop it returns:

    "Windows could not finish repairing the problem because the following action cannot be completed - Renewing your IP address" Then it says that I have to contact the person who manages my network - Unfortuanetly that's me! And I'm not at all good at this tuff.

    Any guidnace would be very welcome.

    Jack (desparate in Portland)
     
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    if you have secruity enanbled on your router - switch it off

    you may just need to change channels use 1,6 or 11 - as it may be interfernce
     
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