Hi, can't connect to the internet with my laptop Win Vista . It shows connected to internet but when try to connect nothing happens. I see that shows "local connection" only and no "local and internet". If I go through my neighbor I connect inmediately and my laptop shows "local and internect connection". Can this be related to my Win XP desktop modem which is aprox 3 yrs old? My high speed cable connection is through my XP pc and I am using a Linksys router to try to connect via wireless to my newer laptop. Please help. Thanks
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I may be able to help with this...but I need a detailed description of how you have things connected between the XP desktop, the cable, modem, the Linksys router, and the laptop. Also, is the Linksys router new?
Typically, the wan port on the wireless router connects directly to the cable modem with a cat5 network cable....then the desktop pc connects to the router...on port 1 for example...with a similar cable. Once the wireless router is set up properly, the laptop should then be able to connect using wireless.
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You didn't mention if your desktop is connected hardwired or wireless. Let's assume your desktop is connected hardwired via ethernet cable and your PC is saying that your are connected, then you need to check 2 things. First, TCP/IP settings, go to the network connections page of your PC and look for Local Area Connection. You need to right click on Local Area Connection and click on Properties. Then on the next page, look for Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) or Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) for Win Vista and Win 7 OS. You need to click on it to highlight it then click on Properties. On the next page, make sure that "Obtain an IP address automatically" and Obtain DNS Server address automatically" are both selected. Sorry if cannot give you a detailed walkthrough because you didn't mention the Operating System of your PC. Second, check Proxy Settings, open up Internet Explorer and click on Tools on the upper portion then click on Internet Options. On Internet Options page, click on the Connections Tab then click on the button for LAN settings. On the next page, make sure that the "Use Proxy Server for your LAN" is unchecked.
I have a different router with similar problem but to fix this problem I just shut down the CPU and the router, then I waited a minute or 2 so it would reset and when I turned it back on everything woked fine. could be as easy as clicking on the repair internet connection icon so it will rest IP, but you may have already tried that. Good luck
thanks for your time.... now, as i understand you correctly.. even though you seem to be connected ot the internet wirelessly, you are not able to pull out webpages right?
Try to power cycle the modem.. turn off modem and the computer for about 5 minutes... then try to power it on.. wait for the lights on the modem to turn green and then try to connect... you should be connected. good luck
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Make sure that all the wireless cards are set in the properties to obtain an ip address automatically, dissable the wired lan adpter connections as this can confuse the router.
Restart all the pc's and then right click on the wireless pc icon in your task bar and then click view wireless networks and make sure that you are connected to your network and that the internet is available, known as local & internet in Vista.
open up internet explorer, go to tools, internet options and delete browsing history cookies and temp files and then refresh the page as the proxy server will need to refresh.