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You will most probably need a ethernet "cross over" cable. you can get these from most computer shops.

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My acer am1610-U1201A won't connect to the internet. I have the modem and router hooked up, ethernet cable and all other cables hooked up appropriately, and my computer says it's connected to a "local...


right click "MY NETWORK PLACES " desktop icon.

click "PROPERTIES"

click the Local Area Connection.. "Properties"

click "INTERNET Protocol (tcp/ip)

at the lower part,, click "properties"

thru the "General" tab

click the OBTAIN an IP Address automatically

click the Obtain DNS Server Automatically
then OK..

..
see to it that the name of the WORKGROUP same in the name of the server computer..

right click the "My COmputer"

"PROPERTIES"

"COmputer NAme"

...if they the same , you can access the net now.. Thanks for sharing your problem in fixya.com

Sep 14, 2010 | Acer Aspire AM1610-U1201A PC Desktop

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HOW TO CONNECT - INVALID IP ADDRESS - 169.254 ..IN VISTA


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Remember 196.254.x.x mostly we call bad ip address in fact this is not a bad ip address, The INTERNET ASSIGNED NUMBER AUTHORITY(IANA) has reserved the private ip address in the range of 169.254.0.0 to 169.254.255.255 for automatic private addressing. So this addresses are not found on internet. That is the reason we cannot go online with this ip addresses normally.

TRY FOLLOWING STEPS

  • Power cycle the system
  • Make the BIOS default
  • Check in Safe Mode with networking it the computer is going online,Try system restore if computer was going online before
  • Release and Renew the IP address
  • Turn off the firewall (Click on start >Type Windows Firewall inthe instant search box>Click on Windows Firewall>Click Off on the Windows Firewall Screen>Click OK>Restartthe computer)
Run Network Diagnostics
Click on Start> Type Network in theinstant search box> Click on Network and Sharing Center> Click on Diagnoseand Repair on the right hand side

Reinstall Network Card
Go to device manager> UnderNetwork Adapters, right click on the network card> Clickon Uninstall> Restartthe computer

Disable any Wireless Card

Go to device manager> Under Network Adapters, right click on the Wireless Card> Click on Disable> Restart the computer

Disable IPV6 ADDRESS

Click on start> Type Network in the instant search box>Click on Network and Sharing Center> Click on Manage Network Connections> Right Click on Local Area Connection> Click on Properties> Uncheck Internet Protocol Version 6 (Ipv6)> Click OK> Restart the computer

RESET WINSOCK AND TCP/IP STACK

Click on run>type cmd>press enter>on the black screen type the following commands.
netsh winsock reset> netsh int ip reset log.txt> Restart the computer

Create a new connection Manually

Click on start> Type Network in the instant search box> Click on Network and Sharing Center> Click on Set up a connection or network> Select Connect to Internet and then click Next> Select No, Create a new connection and click Next> Click on Broadband> Type ISP User name and Password, Type the Connection Name then click on Connect

STILL IT IS NOT GOING ON LINE NEED TO PULL THE COMPUTER TO THE FACTORY DEFAULT SETTING

***(NOTE:- YOU WILL BE LOOSING ALL THE DATA FROM THE HARD DRIVE)

on Sep 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How to Share your Internet Connection through laptop's WLAN(Wifi) card?


Every Windows Operating System after Windows 98 can share its Internet Connection using this Technique. Microsoft defines this technique as Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). But setting ICS is very obscure to most of the users. This comes very useful if you live with your roommates and you guys have single internet source like a USB modem Connected to one laptop only. Using Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) that laptop can Broadcast its Internet to other laptops in the room. Technically, the range of a laptop's WLAN adapter is around 20-25 meters. So it can easily handle near by rooms also. This can also be done with a PC having a WLAN card.
To setup and broadcast your internet it is mandatory that you are accessing internet using anything other than Your WLAN card like a USB modem, Ethernet etc. This is because your Wireless adapter(WLAN) will be used for Broadcasting your Internet connection to your friends.
Server laptop:- Laptop with Internet Connection.Client Laptop:- Laptops accessing the internet of server laptop.
Follow the steps to share your internet connection..here it goes:--0b73509.gif
  1. Open the "Control Panel" of the laptop that is accessing Internet and go to "Network and Internet" then "Network and Sharing Center".
  2. On the right side of the "Network and Sharing Center" click the "Change Adapter Settings" and you will see all the available network adapters in your laptop.
  3. Now Right-Click the adapter through which you access internet and click "Properties" option. The properties window will open.
  4. In "properies" Window click the "sharing" tab check "Allow other network user to connect through this computer's Internet connection"97ac799.jpg
  5. In the sharing tab, Select "Home networking connection" type as "Wireless Network Connection" click "OK" and select "Yes" to the Confirmation warning. see above image.
  6. Now Right-Click the "Wireless Network Connection" in "Change Adapter Settings"and Open Its Properties.
  7. In "Wireless Network Connection Properties" Double-click the "Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)" and select the "Use following IP address"
  8. Enter the IP address as "192.168.000.001" and "Subnet mask" as "255.255.255.0"
  9. Leave all other fields blank in Server laptop, which has access to internet.0219162.jpg
  10. Now setup a wireless "ad hoc" computer to computer connection using "setup a new connection or network" in "network and sharing center" and Name it as anything like "Internet_sharing".c2debe7.jpg3a69972.jpg
  11. Now bring other laptops that will use the Shared Internet connection.
  12. Open "Change adapter Setting" (Described in step 2).
  13. In "Change adapter settings" Right-click "wireless Network Adapter" and Click its properties.
  14. In "Wireless Network Connection Properties" Double-click the "Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)" and enter following IP address:-
  15. IP address-"192.168.000.002", Subnet mask "255.255.255.0", Default gateway-"192.168.0.001" and Preferred DNS server: "192.168.000.001".
  16. Use the same step from 11 to 15 to connect other laptops and Increase the IP address by +1. Ex- 192.168.0.3, 192.168.0.4 & so on. Rest of the settings like Default gateway etc will be same on all laptops. Only the server laptop will have blank entries in these settings.
  17. Now connect all the laptop with the Wireless network(ad-hoc) named "Internet-sharing" that you had previously broadcasted in step 10 in server laptop.
  18. Now in the server laptop, disconnect and then reconnect the internet connection(This is a necessary step for Internet Connection sharing(ICS) to work).
  19. Now access internet in all laptops...ENjoy.
Note:- For Advance Users.. this information is necessary only--The IP address of server laptop work as the "Default gateway" and Preferred DNS server of Client laptop and on server laptop these fields are blank. Use same series of IP address as used in the server.


please vote if you found this helpful.. --Abhishek

on Sep 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I have a IBM netvista desktop and a HP Pavillion on my home office work desk. Now I am getting a message that they are sharing the same IP address! What happen to change one of the Ip address to match the...


Do you use both computers in an existing network (same network)?

Are you using both computers in this same network sharing broadband (internet connection in the same networK?)

Mar 16, 2010 | HP Pavillion s7420n PC Desktop

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I checked my firewall. All cords are connected properly. The same


When using a router with your internet connection (cable, dsl modem etc.) hooked directly to the routers data port it will use the roughter's dhcp to assign ip addresses to other computer on the network. If you have your internet connection hooked directly to a computer and are using internet connect sharing then you must disable the dhcp service on the roughter because the internet connect sharing has its own dhcp and it will assign all the ip addresses. to get into the roughter's setup you open a browser (internet explorer, mozilla etc.) and type 192.168.1.1

Aug 22, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router

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Printer installation


On the computer that the printer is connected to, go into the Printers and Faxes window, RIGHT click on the printer you want to share and select "Sharing...". After you finish going through the printer sharing wizard, go to a different PC and try to add a printer, select network printer. Make sure that the computer that is sharing the printer is on during this process, it sounds strange to have to mention this I know but you would be surprised. I'll check back later to see how things worked out.

Feb 21, 2009 | HP Office Equipment & Supplies

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How to share internet connection on Windows Vista OS. I want to share internet connection between two Laptops using Windows Vista Operating system and the other using Windows XP. The Host computer is...


All right let's call your Vista computer A and your Xp computer B. First you have to bring the two computers into LAN. If you already did this, please skip the next eight steps.

Step 1: In Vista, before doing this you should enable Sharing and Discovery. You can do that by going to Control Panel -> Network and Sharing Center. Under the section ‘Sharing and Discovery, enable Network discovery, File Sharing, Public folder sharing and others if you want to. (See picture below)

Step 2: If your LAN card that is connecting to another computer is installed, it will be shown under Control Panel -> Network Connections.

Step 3: Right click that local area connection and click properties.

Step 4: Under the tab ‘Networking’, click the properties Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).

Step 5: Click the radio button to ‘Use the following IP’ and give an IP address (For example, IP address: 192.168.0.1 and Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0)

Step 6: Don’t give any other information, Click Ok and close everything.

Step 7: In computer B, which is the XP, make sure you enable the LAN card which is used to connect to computer ‘A’. Here you need not give any IP information as Computer ‘A’ will assign an IP address dynamically. If it’s not working make sure there are no IP assigned and change the properties to ‘Obtain an IP address automatically’.

Step 8: Test the connection by pinging. (You can do this by typing ping 192.168.0.1 or whichever is Compter ‘A’s IP in the comand prompt)

NOW your computers are connected. Now to share the internet:

Right click LAN card which is connected to Internet under Control Panel -> Network Connections and click ‘Sharing’ tab and enable both the options to share Internet. (Note: Unless there is another enabled LAN setting you will not be able to see the shared tab under properties)

Click Ok and close. This option is given by the Windows OS known as ICS (Internet Connection Sharing).

Now you can use Internet from both Computer A and Computer B from a single connection.

So this is the setup you need on the Host computer as you requested, if you turn out to need help witht he XP one too, let me know:)

Feb 14, 2009 | Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook

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Can't connect with network


if u dont hav e a router that is ur problem. to get ur xbox 360 to connect to vista media center you cannot connect an ethernet cord directly to ur 360, u must have ur computer hooked to a router with one ethernet cord and a whole different ethernet cord connecting to the same router the computers hooked up to. after you do that go to ur vista media center, turn active sharing on, make sure your router is connected to the internet. then go to ur xbox 360 and follow the on screen instruction from the the connect to media center screen.
if your wanting to connect to xbox live and stuff like that, and u enter ur ip address and security information and it tells u that the ip adress u entered is already in use by another device, and that ur xbox 360 needs to be assigned one, do this: simply go to were u put in ur ip address and set it to get the address automaticly (or in other words choose automatic). then go to test connection (ur router should automaticly assign ur xbox 360 an ip address) and ur router should connect to the internet. if it connects to the internet but not xbox live then u have not yet sign up for an xbox live account.

by the way when u make an xbox live account please send me a friend request. my xboxc live account name is: ghdude22

glad i could help!!! :3

Feb 06, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller

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D-link cant accesed internet 4pc


Most of DSL modems are connected to PC with USB cable...
n if ur server is connected with other pc on lan .. you can use internet sharing option available in winxp.

Following are the steps to enable Internetsharing for other pcs.


How to use Internet Connection Sharing loadTOCNode(2, 'summary'); To use Internet Connection Sharing to share your Internet connection, the host computer must have one network adapter that is configured to connect to the internal network, and one network adapter or modem that is configured to connect to the Internet.

On the host computer loadTOCNode(3, 'summary'); On the host computer, follow these steps to share the Internet connection:
  1. Log on to the host computer as Administrator or as Owner.
  2. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  3. Click Network and Internet Connections.
  4. Click Network Connections.
  5. Right-click the connection that you use to connect to the Internet. For example, if you connect to the Internet by using a modem, right-click the connection that you want under Dial-up.
  6. Click Properties.
  7. Click the Advanced tab.
  8. Under Internet Connection Sharing, select the Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection check box.
  9. If you are sharing a dial-up Internet connection, select the Establish a dial-up connection whenever a computer on my network attempts to access the Internet check box if you want to permit your computer to automatically connect to the Internet.
  10. Click OK. You receive the following message: When Internet Connection Sharing is enabled, your LAN adapter will be set to use IP
    address 192.168.0.1. Your computer may lose connectivity with other computers on
    your network. If these other computers have static IP addresses, it is a good idea to set them
    to obtain their IP addresses automatically. Are you sure you want to enable Internet
    Connection Sharing?
  11. Click Yes.
The connection to the Internet is shared to other computers on the local area network (LAN). The network adapter that is connected to the LAN is configured with a static IP address of 192.168.0.1 and a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0

let me know if it helps.

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Nov 03, 2008 | D-Link DGS-1008D 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet...

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Limit or no conectivity problem


I understand that you are using the Windows Internet Connection Sharing to share your internet connection to your other computer.

If you don't have a router to share the connection then you are using Windows ICS connection.

When you enable ICS, the network adapter connected to the local area network is assigned a static IP address of 192.168.0.1.

You can check this site for more information
http://www.annoyances.org/exec/show/ics_xp

You can try to connect the two computers first without the internet connection.

Example : PC A 192.168.0.2
You can set the IP addresses manually, just set the tcp/ip properties and from that area you can set the IP address manually.

And for PC B 192.168.0.3
You dont need to set the ip address for the gateway and dns since you are just testing the connection of the two computer.

They should belong to the same workgroup example HOME and set the computer name to PC1 and PC2.

You can right click MY COMPUTER then select PROPERTIES then you will able to see the computer name.

To start the wizard
1.
Choose Control Panel from the Start menu.
2.
Click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Set up or change your home or small office network.


http://www.smallbusinesscomputing.com/webmaster/article.php/3293481

http://www.homenethelp.com/connection-sharing.asp


http://practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp_ics/

Mar 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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