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My computer reads my router but i cant connect to the internet through it

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  • falconsb182 Mar 08, 2009

    this adapter is a peice of ****

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Try setting your computer to "Obtain an IP address automatically" you might have changed your IP address that's whyn you cannot connect through the internet. got to your wireless connection status>properties>scroll the bar down and you will see the internet protocol (TCP/IP) click once to highlight and the click properties. after thata window will come out and just mark the Obtain an IP address automatically. after that click ok then close the application and refresh your network list. if it did not help, iw will find another way to fix that.

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In future posts, or messages to me, please as a rule provide as much information as possible about ALL devices, namely make AND model/product numbers, since often the experts can check online to see how you can interface with these and configure them.

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