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Network connected but no wireless internet

I was able to connect the router and the computer and was able to make an internet connection. My network is discoverable and other wireless devices are able to connect to my network, but not to the internet. It says that there is a problem to the dns server (which is my computer perhaps). I am using WNDR3300, on my computer I have vista installed in my computer.. I dont know what other settings I eed to do on this for others to share my internet. Please assist..

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  • tef4rol May 08, 2010

    i am not a really a tech savvy, so it wont be easy for me to follow everything easily. :(
    I have tried to ping the dns from my computer,and it was fine. but if i ping it from the other computer i get none. I'm not really sure about setting up the ip and dns addresses manually, i lost my connection even more *because i dont know how to do it right.

    So, is there anything i can do to setup the router so that any wireless device, *ie iphone, ipodtouch* can easily connect?

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Please go to command prompt and type ipconfig /all. This will show you the dns adresses assigned to the etehrnet or wireless adapters. Try to ping that dns address. If you are not able to ping the dns address, assign static ip and dns addresses to the computers.

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