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New hp compaq laptop. unable to access dlink connection. shows that signal is there but says "limited access" or something like that. this set up is in my daughter's house. Anything you can suggest?

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    Jay May 11, 2010

    this usually happens when your router cannot detect any DSL or Broadband signal.

    Try this:

    Click on start > run then type in "cmd" without the quotes.

    once the command prompt window launches type in:

    "ipconfig / flushdns" then
    "ipconfig / release" then
    "ipconfig / renew" then
    "exit"

    your Lan connection will try to establish a new connection if it does try if you can access the internet.



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This can occur if the network has a password or WEP key or encryption key on it and you either don't have a password entered or you have it miss spelled.

Check with her and or the person who setup her network for the key.

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