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Laptop is connecting to network, but will not connect to internet

I have linksys wireless g with speedbooster wrt54gs and notebook card wpc54gs. I can connect to network with adapter, but it want allow me to get connected to internet. (Icon in tray show network connection to be excellent) I can connect to internet by running cable from laptop to back of router and plugging into ethernet port. Works fine that way, will connect to internet. I have been on linksys chat for longer than I care to mention. What they have suggested has not solved my problem. I have updated firm ware on router to lastest version. Linksys chat person helped me through that. I have also changed IP address on router to be different than factor default in case that might be a conflict. I have changed channel to 11 on router. I have Dell laptop Inspiron 2650 running Windows XP.

HELP!!!!!

Thanks,
Bill

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  • bill225 Nov 23, 2008

    I have completely started over before. I reset router with reset button and started from "scratch". I uninstalled notebook adapter and reinstalled it. I have not done anything to "MAC" settings, or encrypt. I'm not sure what you mean by setting PC to "no settings at all"

  • bill225 Nov 24, 2008

    I have contacted ISP about MAC address and was told the linksys routers MAC address would have no bearing on connecting to internet through their DSL router. If I can get on internet with cable plugged in to back of linksys router and laptop, then there is an problem between laptop network adapter and linksys router.

  • bill225 Nov 24, 2008

    Does anyone have any other ideas on how I can get my laptop to connect to internet using wireless linksys adapter?

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    How do I delete drivers from my wireless card?

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Have you tryed to set it to factory default?
go - administration/factory default and say yes.
NOTE, you have to set you PC to the same, like "no settings at all".
Then start all over again, with security, encrypt and MAC settings, but remember "every time you change the lock, do remember to fix the key aswell".

I will gladly help you here, but first get the hole through :-)

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    Teis Thomsen Nov 23, 2008

    "no settings at all" as in factory deafult :-)

    delete you driver for the wireless card, reboot and the OS will reinstall it.

    now you should be able to conect to the router and set the security.

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Have you given you MAC address of the router to ISP (internet service provider) try this. this will solve your problem

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