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On acer aspire 5920 the internet exlorer stopped running

With a wireless modem i cannot connect to the internet although the modem icon is on

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  • loverboy86 May 11, 2010

    first be sure from your end whether its a modem or a router

  • loverboy86 May 11, 2010

    whats the brand name of that wireless modem

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Try resetting the internet box by putting something sharp, like a paper clip, into the little hole in the back and holding it for 15 seconds, then wait till all the lights have stopped flashing and are remaining on. a minute or two should do it.

hope this helps

chris

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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    chris grams Dec 16, 2008

    did you manage to fix your wireless problem, mate? you flagged my
    solution as inappropriate, for some reason. you didn't exactly specify
    the problem. detail... details.. provide details and someone may be
    able to help you. now my Fixya advice rating has dropped 5%. Just
    because I tried to help... and someone flagged it as inappropriate..
    hmmmmm

    Feel free to get back in touch providing details of what OS you're on,
    if the network is appearing in your wireless list, if that signal is
    unsecured or not, if you have tried going direct to the router with an
    ethernet cable, and typing 192.168.0.1 into the URL bar (try admin for
    user and password for password), and then unplugging the cable to see
    if the router's signal detects..you see.. details... details. I've been
    doing this for years, so I will be able to help you, if I can get
    enough information from you.

    hope you got setup. if not message me.

    cheers

    chris (ziraffa)

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Be sure that internet light on the wireless modem./router is green and also make sure that when computer wired to the router/modem is allowing you to go online

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