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My computer connects to the wireless network but i cant access the internet

I can connect to the wireless network with full strength, but it says local access only, and when I go to use internet It cant connect to anything. please help, someone said its to do with my gateway, how would I turn it on?

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If your computer is connected to the Internet by the use of modem, etc. The problem may lie in DNS settings or in ISP provider. You may contact your ISP provider about the problem.
Resetting DNS settings link:
http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/1600/vista_dns_cache_flush/
http://www.pctools.com/kb/article/protection-software-resetting-your-dns-settings-519.html

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you may need to set a key on your router and PC (recommended for security anyway). Access your router with your internet browser (default is often 192.168.0.1 - listed in your manual) and get the long default key. Put this key into your wireless card set up and reboot.

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SOURCE: local area connection: 'Local only'

Does your department use DHCP? (It will automatically update your computer's settings when connecting)

If so, I would go into your TCP/IP Properties and make sure its set to automatic as well.

If not, you need to go into your TCP/IP Properties and put in the IP Address, Subnet, Gateway, and DNS servers information.

Also try opening command prompt and doing IPCONFIG /RELEASE then do IPCONFIG /RENEW.

Lastly, sometimes you can right click on the connection icon by the clock and do a repair, that will do pretty much the same thing, but sometimes works.

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SOURCE: toshiba equium A210-17i wireles problems

Hi,
It doesnt sound like a problem with you laptop, rather its most likely to be the router.
People can edit the settings so that only their IP adress can connect.
If you can connect with limited connectivity, again its the router, not connecting properly.
Can you connect to any router? i take it you're not connection to your own XD

Ed

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i agree with all the above.. it's definately clear as mud how the network is designed and or funtioning. The machines connected to the wireless d-link router.. are they via cat5 inthe wired ports or wireless ? is the server the machine thats connecting to the switch and wiress router and modem? i'd say reset all switches modems routers and machines.. shut them all down.. then fire the cable modem, then the wireless router then the desktop switch then the server, the workstations and the one lonely wireless.. run "ipconfig /all" on all machines and if they aren't all sharing common ips and access, provide the results here for further investigation.

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If your Toshiba Satellite notebook computer is equipped with a wireless Internet card, you can connect to a Wi-Fi access point by turning on the wireless switch on the side of the laptop.
However, the signal may not always be picked up by your wireless receiver; if that is the case, you will need to check your wireless-network settings and reconfigure the network connections manually.

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