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Not able to connect to the internet

I am trying to connect my computer in my office to the internet ,
I connected a ethernet cable from the computer to the ethernet hub
then the computer says acquirng network address , then after a while limited or no connectivity .
well i connected the same cable from the ethernet hub  to the my laptop  
it works fine, i am able to acess the internet

please help me with this  

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Re: not able to connect to the internet

Please list the model of the network hub you are using.  Also is a "hub/switch" or a routher.  Also are you using a DSL or Cable internet connection?  Please provide a little more details.

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We've got the Dlink DES-1008D setup in our office. Since the past 3 weeks, we've been facing disconnection problems. 5 desktop computers, all new and very recent, are connected to this. We've got an...

Ok, the next time when the disconnection occurs. Try the following:

Open command prompt. And try pinging, if the ping is successful and you are still unable to access the internet, then you may want to check the proxy settings on your web broswer, or possibly repair/reinstall the browser. You can also try accessing the internet on a different browser.

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Connect the Main laptop to the internet through either a USB Modem or a WIFI.

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For the other laptops, connect each one of them to the switch using the straight-through cables, and on their ethernet adapter TCP/IP Properties, give them different IP Adresses, but in the same subnet. e.g and for the 1st one and for the 2nd one and for the 3rd one, ....and so on.

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