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Networking Wi-five thru Lynksys one computer cannot detect IP and connect to internet. Need Help , I work at home.

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First, connect your computer via an ethernet cable to the router to eliminate any problems with your wi-fi setup.
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  2. Open the Control panel and the Network Connections applet.
  3. You should see something called "Local Area Connection".
  4. Double-click on it and click the Properties button.
  5. Double-click on "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" and make sure both radio buttons are set to "Obtain...automatically".
  6. Close all Windows by clicking "OK". (The second one takes a moment, because it applies the settings.)
  7. In the open window choose the Support tab and you should see your IP address, your Default Gateway (192.168.1.1) and your DHCP server (192.168.1.1)
For your wi-fi setup, repeat step 2 through 7. In step 3 you should see your "Wireless Network Connection". Use this one and repeat the remaining steps.

If this did not fix it for you, you have to come back and give more information on:

  1. Which router model are you using?
  2. What computer do you have?
  3. Which operating system (Windows, Linux, Mac)?

Let me know how this worked for you and I'm happy to assist further.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

  •  C. Dante
    C. Dante Jan 18, 2009

    I just saw the post totally messed up.Sorry
    (Maybe I should ask at Fixya how that could have happened...;-)

    Here it is again:

    First, connect your computer via an ethernet cable to the router to eliminate any problems with your wi-fi setup.

    1. Power on the computer.
    2. Open the Control panel and the Network Connections applet.
    3. You should see something called "Local Area Connection".
    4. Double-click on it and click the Properties button.
    5. Double-click on "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" and make sure both radio buttons are set to "Obtain...automatically".
    6. Close all Windows by clicking "OK". (The second one takes a moment, because it applies the settings.)
    7. In the open window choose the Support tab and you should see your IP address, your Default Gateway (192.168.1.1) and your DHCP server (192.168.1.1)

    For your wi-fi setup, repeat step 2 through 7. In step 3 you should see your "Wireless Network Connection". Use this one and repeat the remaining steps.

    If this did not fix it for you, you have to come back and give more information on:

    1. Which router model are you using?
    2. What computer do you have?
    3. Which operating system (Windows, Linux, Mac)?


    Let me know how this worked for you and I'm happy to assist further.


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