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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
Happy Holidays

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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was you connect your acer to wireless network?
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Hello,

1.Install your wireless network adapter in Windows XP with SP2. This process includes installing the proper drivers for your wireless network adapter so it appears as a wireless connection in Network Connections.

2.When the computer is within range of the wireless AP operating in your home or small business, Windows XP should detect it and prompt you with a Wireless networks detected message in the notification area of your taskbar.

3. Click the notification message. If you are not notified, right-click the wireless network adapter in Network Connections and click View Available Wireless Networks. In either case, you should see a dialog box with the name of the wireless connection.

4 Double-click your wireless network name. Windows XP will attempt to connect to your wireless network.

5.Because Windows XP has not been configured with the WEP encryption key for your wireless network, the connection attempt will fail and Windows XP will prompt you with a Wireless Network Connection dialog box. Type the WEP key in Network key and Confirm network key, and then click Connect.

6.If the status message for your wireless network in the Wireless Network Connection dialog box is Connected, you are done. If the status message for your wireless network in the Wireless Network Connection dialog box is Authentication did not succeed, click Change the order of preferred networks in the list of Related tasks. From the Wireless Networks tab of properties of your wireless network adapter, click the name of your wireless network in Preferred networks, and then click Properties.

7.In Network Authentication, click Open. In Data encryption, click WEP. In Network key and Confirm network key, type the WEP encryption key as configured on the wireless AP.

8.In Key index, select the key index corresponding to the encryption key memory position as configured on the wireless AP.

9.Click OK to save changes to the wireless network.

10.
Click OK to save changes to the wireless network adapter. Source(s): http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network...
or
for broad band connection
To create a broadband connection using PPPoE, use the following procedure:
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  4. Click Setup my connection manually, and then click Next.
  5. Click Connect using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password.
  6. In the Connection Name dialog box, type the name of the ISP. This becomes the name of the connection. Click Next.
  7. In the Internet Account Information dialog box, type the user name and password. Additional checkboxes allow you to specify whether this connection and its user name and password is available to all users (selected by default), whether this connection is your default Internet connection (selected by default), and whether to enable the Internet Connection Firewall on the connection (enabled by default). Make the appropriate selections, and then click Next.
  8. In the Completing the Connection Wizard dialog box, review the settings. If you need to modify any of them, click Back as many times as necessary. If all the settings are correct, click Finish.
  9. In the Connect dialog box, click Connect to attempt the connection
  10. or you follow the another link
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb456997.aspx
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First, you should get wireless internet on your computer (thorugh a router) or get a Wi-fi USB (they're discontinued, so look hard if you want one)

Now you can either watch this video, follow this link or simply have a look at my steps:

http://www.ehow.com/how_2059775_connect-...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-jJZUtf0...

1. Click the Wii options button in the bottom left corner on your starting screen

2. Choose wii settings

3. Scroll to page 2 using the arrow on the right

4.Click internet

5.Choose connection settings

6. Click on connection 1, 2 or 3

7. Choose wireless connection

8. Click "search for an access points"

9. Click OK

10. Choose the from the connections your Wii has found (Look for your connection. You might have to provide some sort of password)

If all goes well, you'll have to click OK a couple more times, wait for it to test the connection, then the Wii will reset itself and then you'll have internet!

If you are helped you can rate on the 4 thumbs and leave a short comment,because,
this is the free side and I can get the chance, to help people like you .
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Hello,
1.Install your wireless network adapter in Windows XP with SP2. This process includes installing the proper drivers for your wireless network adapter so it appears as a wireless connection in Network Connections.

2.When the computer is within range of the wireless AP operating in your home or small business, Windows XP should detect it and prompt you with a Wireless networks detected message in the notification area of your taskbar.

3. Click the notification message. If you are not notified, right-click the wireless network adapter in Network Connections and click View Available Wireless Networks. In either case, you should see a dialog box with the name of the wireless connection.

4 Double-click your wireless network name. Windows XP will attempt to connect to your wireless network.

5.Because Windows XP has not been configured with the WEP encryption key for your wireless network, the connection attempt will fail and Windows XP will prompt you with a Wireless Network Connection dialog box. Type the WEP key in Network key and Confirm network key, and then click Connect.

6.If the status message for your wireless network in the Wireless Network Connection dialog box is Connected, you are done. If the status message for your wireless network in the Wireless Network Connection dialog box is Authentication did not succeed, click Change the order of preferred networks in the list of Related tasks. From the Wireless Networks tab of properties of your wireless network adapter, click the name of your wireless network in Preferred networks, and then click Properties.

7.In Network Authentication, click Open. In Data encryption, click WEP. In Network key and Confirm network key, type the WEP encryption key as configured on the wireless AP.

8.In Key index, select the key index corresponding to the encryption key memory position as configured on the wireless AP.

9.Click OK to save changes to the wireless network.

10.
Click OK to save changes to the wireless network adapter. Source(s): http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network...
or
for broad band connection
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  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Connections.
  2. Under Network Tasks, click Create a new connection, and then click Next.
  3. Click Connect to the Internet, and then click Next.
  4. Click Setup my connection manually, and then click Next.
  5. Click Connect using a broadband connection that requires a user name and password.
  6. In the Connection Name dialog box, type the name of the ISP. This becomes the name of the connection. Click Next.
  7. In the Internet Account Information dialog box, type the user name and password. Additional checkboxes allow you to specify whether this connection and its user name and password is available to all users (selected by default), whether this connection is your default Internet connection (selected by default), and whether to enable the Internet Connection Firewall on the connection (enabled by default). Make the appropriate selections, and then click Next.
  8. In the Completing the Connection Wizard dialog box, review the settings. If you need to modify any of them, click Back as many times as necessary. If all the settings are correct, click Finish.
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  10. or you follow the another link
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb456997.aspx
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http://www.ehow.com/how_2059775_connect-...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-jJZUtf0...

1. Click the Wii options button in the bottom left corner on your starting screen

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6. Click on connection 1, 2 or 3

7. Choose wireless connection

8. Click "search for an access points"

9. Click OK

10. Choose the from the connections your Wii has found (Look for your connection. You might have to provide some sort of password)

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