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i have a wirless router and card thingy but cant receive internet connection

Discussion in 'Networking' started by crazy882, Oct 6, 2008.

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  1. crazy882

    crazy882 Thread Starter

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    Hi
    i have got a wirless router from my dads computer to my laptop in the house about 10yards away.

    i used to have wirless internet on my laptop but now it wont work!!!:cool:

    please someone help me :confused:
     
  2. Wanderer2

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    you will have to tell us where its broken.

    start by pinging the gateway address. Is ping successful?

    Post the results of a ipconfig /all from your workstation.
     
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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

    Make and exact model and hardware version of the router.
    Make and exact model and hardware version of the wireless "thingy".
    Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
    Connection type, wired or wireless.
    If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
    Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP (Home or Pro), SP1-SP2-SP3, Vista (Home, Business, Ultimate), etc.




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



    • If you're using a wireless connection, have you tried a direct connection with a cable to see if that changes the symptoms?
    • For wireless issues, have you disabled all encryption on the router to see if you can connect that way?
    • If there are other computers on the same network, are they experiencing the same issue, or do they function normally?




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

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

    Type the following commands:

    PING 206.190.60.37

    PING yahoo.com

    NBTSTAT -n

    IPCONFIG /ALL

    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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