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new router issues

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Cmad, Jul 15, 2007.

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  1. Cmad

    Cmad Thread Starter

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    morning all

    having just bought a new Dlink router and plugged my computer into the existing internet connection (along with the first computer) the internet connection no longer works on the first computer but works on mine...any explanations or advice on how i can get both computers up & running on the one connection? what am i doing wrong??

    thanking in advance and for all help previously
     
  2. Courtneyc

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    Need more info. What model is the D-Link? What ports are the computers plugged into? What is the uplink port plugged into? How is your network configured?

    Courtney sends....
     
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Most likely, you're plugging the broadband modem into one of the LAN ports, and not the WAN port of the router.

    How about showing us this for the one working computer on the router?

    Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

    Type the following command:

    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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