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Wireless Internet Connection

I have a Belking 54g wireless router which I have installed it is connected showing the signal as excellent, but I cannot bring up a web page it keeps saying it cannot be displayed.


If I plug the modem directly into the computer it works perfectly.

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  • minstral Oct 19, 2007

    Sorry if I sound a bit stupid, but I do not know a lot about computers, when you say is the router connected to a network, how can I find this out ..... I haven't a clue!

  • NateTheChamp Mar 13, 2008

    I've had my network up for 5 or 6 months, and i just started having the same problem. The router is broadcasting both wireless and hardline signals. When I try to connect to the internet via one of the router signals (hard or wireless), my computer picks up the signal and, in the case of the wireless, says signal strength is excellent. But I can't actually connect to the internet via IE, Firefox, AIM, etc. When I go into router configuration it's reading not connected. If I restore factory defaults, the connection will probably establish maybe 30% of the time, as soon as I secure, rename, do any sort of configuration, I end up back where I started. I'm complete lost. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  • thatchman100 Mar 14, 2008

    yep just the same im runnin vista on laptop and xp on the pc .the belkin fine on pc with cable have managed to secure the belkin but it wont link wireless to laptop . the laptop shows full signal but wont show web page just says setting on laptop are incorrect to belkins settings plz help

  • shadab021 May 11, 2010

    @ all off the above.

    If the comp shows its connected 2 da network... check what IP address you get for da wireless network connection( ckick start-- run-- type cmd n click OK-- in da black cmd prompt window type ipconfig /all)

    most likely u'll get da IP as 169.x.x.x( only for da wireless network connection)



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This is the same problem im having. And the issue seems to be with Belkin as well. My laptop with vista shows excellent signal strength, but i cannot bring up any website. Does it have to do anything with WEP key or something?

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Hi I seem to be having similar issues, however it appears after hrs on ph to Tiscali that they have been having inntermitent service issues so it is hard to say cause however it seems to habe improved since upping the MCU to 1452 on my laptop on xp but not on my vista machine.

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Are the wireless router connected to a network?

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  • ITnet Oct 22, 2007

    Well what i ment is are the wireless been shared between users or is it just you that is connecting to the wireless + is it a Wireless ADSL router or is it just a wireless router and just a modem?


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