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Have a wireless connection, says it's connected but no internet

I am at a place away from home trying to get on the internet. Using Windows XP. I have a wireless connection that is connected but I cannot get the internet.

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Go into the properties of the connection and see what it says if there is an error or whatever.
Also when you find a signal it will be secure and you need a password to login.
Sometimes it connects but it will actually be limited to no connection.
You can also go to the
start button
then click on run
then type in that box
cmd
Hit the enter key.
Then type in the box that comes up
ipconfig
Hit enter
See if it comes up with a ip.
If not then type
ipconfig /renew
Then hit enter
If it does a hold and a ip don't come up that means it don't have a good connection and that's why you can't get on the net
Hope this helps
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Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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    ItWillBoK Dec 25, 2008

    Ohyeah after you get all the information from that box you can close it by hitting the x in the top right hand corner.

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