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I am trying to connect to the wireless in my new apartment. I have entered my network and password and that has worked fine. However, under Wireless Network Connection Status (i can get there by clicking on the little computer in the task bar) Under the General Tab it says: Status: Acquiring Network Address. And under the Support Tab it says Address: Invalid IP Address. I have already gone to Properties>Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and fiddled around with that. Right now it's on 'automatic IP address'. I've tried putting in the IP address listed on my roommates computer. But that didn't work either.

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On the Support tab - what does it say the "Address Type" ?
If its DHCP then check that on the TCP/IP properties;
If on "automatic IP address" then it wont take any entered IP address.

Do not put any IP address.

Check that "Obtain an IP address automatically" is checked and also "Obtain DNS server address automatically" is also checked. On wireless network tab check "Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings".

On preferred network check that your wireless network is there, if not add it and move it up

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