Question about 3Com OfficeConnect Router

1 Answer

Limited Connection We're using two wireless laptops on a officeconnect ADSL wireless router, but they both intermittantly loose connection (sometimes we get a "Limited Connection" baloon, sometimes not). I've tried fixing the IP's, leaving them on auto and fixing only one machines IP, but nothing seems to solve the problem. One machine is runnning vista and one is running XP sp2. Help???

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

  • Expert
  • 89 Answers

Shut off the router then turn it back on again.

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The connection is limited


If you get a 'Limited connectivity" on you wirelessconnection on your laptop, it means that the wireless card on your laptopprobably did not get an IP address from the wireless router.
To fix this problem, right click on the wireless icon on the Task bar and thenclick Repair.
This will force the wireless router to issue a IP address to the wireless cardon the laptop.

Jun 29, 2012 | 3Com OfficeConnect Wireless 11g Cable/DSL...

1 Answer

I just upgraded from Brighthouse to FIOS and I have intermittant wifi connection problems. Why would it work sometimes, and not others?


If you get a 'Limited connectivity" on you wirelessconnection on your laptop, it means that the wireless card on your laptopprobably did not get an IP address from the wireless router.
To fix this problem, right click on the wireless icon on the Task bar and thenclick Repair.
This will force the wireless router to issue a IP address to the wireless cardon the laptop.

Apr 29, 2012 | Dell Inspiron 5100 Notebook

1 Answer

Wireless network limited access


If you get a 'Limited connectivity" on you wirelessconnection on your laptop, it means that the wireless card on your laptopprobably did not get an IP address from the wireless router.
To fix this problem, right click on the wireless icon on the Task bar and thenclick Repair.
This will force the wireless router to issue a IP address to the wireless cardon the laptop.

Mar 23, 2012 | D-Link Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I connect fine to it but cannot get to internet


This is not a trivial task but to start, I presume that your Wireless Router is connected to an ADSL or CABLE modem:
1) Make sure that you can connect to the Internet/Web directly from the ADSL/CABLE modem. 2) Once you have step 1 validated, connect your Wireless router to the ADSL/CABLE modem. 3) Ensure that you can communicate to the Wireless router and use Netgear supplied software - I suggest that you connect your PC/LAPTOP used for configuration directly via an ETHERNET cable attached to your router: 'NETGEAR's Smart Wizard™ makes the set-up of the RangeMax™ wireless router easy and hassle-free. Smart Wizard automatically detects your ISP's network settings, then walks you through each step of the installation proces' 4) When the installation is finish, try connecting to the internet via the ETHENET cable on your router. If it does not work, the FIREWALL on the ADSL/CABLE MODEM may be blocking the port and needs to be opened/disabled. 5) You can now concentrate in getting the WIFI working by first using an 'unsecured/no encrytion' connection by setting an appropriate SSID. 6) Once setp 5 is working, you SHOULD NOW SECURE your Wifi connection by using a selected encryption (such as WEP or better) and security key.
ps. you will get this 'limited access' message if anywhere in the device chains the IP addresses cannot be resolved.

Dec 20, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Router

1 Answer

I have used my 3com office connect for router with


from my own expierence ive learned that vista supports very few programs. why i dont no. ive had the same problems my husbands pc runs windows xp and the router links to his no prob. try goin on thte router site and down load a new driver from the vista pc. and try reloading if not im sorry but you will have to purchae a newer router vista compadible

Sep 13, 2009 | 3Com OfficeConnect Router

1 Answer

Wireless Connection limited range and intermittent


1. Access the router's setup page then go to wireless tab and change the current wireless channel to a different one.
2. You may also upgrade the firmware of your router.

Nov 08, 2008 | Linksys WRT300N Wireless Router

2 Answers

Wireless connections


Please you write more detail to problem.

Thank you.

Mar 27, 2008 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Limited or no connectivity


you need to get into the routers settings (192.168.1.1 in your web browser) and look for DHCP, and enable it so as to give your pc's there automatic ip addresses, also check in the general settings if it's a modem router that you have got a internet connection from your ISP and all the dns and ip addresses are showing. Go to the properties of each network card in network connections in your control panel and click on the TCP/IP line and click properties again and ensure obtain ip address automatically is selected and click ok. Restart all pc's if neccasary and refresh your web browser when trying to get online.

Sep 06, 2007 | 3Com OfficeConnect Router

Not finding what you are looking for?
3Com OfficeConnect Router Logo

Related Topics:

91 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top 3Com Computers & Internet Experts

NBX_Tech
NBX_Tech

Level 1 Expert

58 Answers

steve morris
steve morris

Level 3 Expert

1675 Answers

micky dee

Level 3 Expert

2644 Answers

Are you a 3Com Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...