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I am connected to my wireless network from my advent 4211 notebook, but I am not receiving any packets back from my dlink dkt-710 router. If I configure the internet protocol to automatically obtain ip address etc. it will not even connect to the network, so i have to assign an ip address etc. ps. the notebook is running windows xp home edition. It's driving me nuts. By the way, the wireless card in the notebook is DEFINITELY on, and there are two other machines running off the router wirelessly, one xp and one vista, that work perfectly fine (including the one i am sending this message on). I have even performwed a winsock fix. any ideas????

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FIRST you check for any security options enabled - like password or in the wireless advance settings you pefer to connect only to this network = make that to any wireless access point. The computer is sending packets but return packets will only comes through filters like firewalls or security measures definetly your problem belong to the security settings with your pc which is not accepting any outside devices to connect - check your firewall setting and under network properties check internet protocol settings also check your antivirus blocking the connection try to ping the wireless adpater ip of your pc by itself are your getting the reply???

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