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Computer cannot access the internet

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I have a wireless network in my home using a Linksys using a WRT300N router. My HP Desktop computer that is connected to the router both by cable and wirelessly suddenly can no longer access the internet, although it's connected to the network. I have two other computers that are connected wirelessly and they are having no trouble accessing the internet.

The desktop with the issue has a NETGEAR WG311v3 802.11g wireless card. I have tried both IE and Firefox and am unable to open any internet sites. I just get errors that the page could not be found errors.

I think the router is fine since two computers have np trouble. It seems like there's possibly a Winsock issue or something like that on my desktop.

What am I missing? Any thoughts would be appreciated,

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Try to disable wireless card on your desktop. With both the wireless and cat-5 socket enabled, "WITHOUT" the proper bridge settings, they will conflict and not be able to read.

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