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Cannot "ping" (default gateway)


I have 3 laptops and one desktop that all connected wirelessly to a Linksys WRT54GS router.

1) My home network is secured.
2) All computers have access to the secured network and can connect to the internet.
3) Only the desktop can "ping" the default gateway successfully.
4) The laptops, even though they can connect to the internet and their network connections say they are connected to the secured network, cannot "ping" the default gateway - 100% loss.

What's the problem? How can it be fixed? Can it be fixed?

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Re: Cannot "ping" (default gateway)

Did you try turning on "wireless web access" under the settings tab of the router? Don't forget to click save.

Let me know.

Posted on Jan 12, 2008

Re: Cannot "ping" (default gateway)

1) yes, referring to the router's IP address.

2) I determined the IP addresses of all my computers and tried to "ping" them but could not "ping" any of them. I can "ping" the IP address of the computer I am working from but I don't think that helps in TS this situation.

3) I'm wondering if my router is fully set up correctly. Do each of the computers have to be "saved" in the router's settings?

Posted on Jan 12, 2008

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