I can connect with my(wireless) Dell, however the router assigns me a public ip address(66.), same deal as a desktop connected with a lan cable. It will not allow another wireless desktop to connect. The wireless desktop's lan manager shows a connection with good signal strength but it assigns it a private ip address.(192.0). It did allow the wireless desktop to connect once but I have not been able to repeat the connection.
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A public IP address is usually assigned to the WAN port (outside/public side), which is how your router is conected to your Internet provider service.
A private IP is always assigned to the private network side (LAN = Inside). Unless you are hard coding your IP addressing on each of your devices, you will need to have DHCP enabled in your router with enough user IPs for your devices (more than 1).
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The IP address of an item, unless you specifically assign it one, is done automatically by the router when it connects to the network. This address can be different each time the device connects depending upon what other devices are already connected.
You must enable the DHCP setting on wireless router if you've configured
the computer's wireless adapter to obtain an IP address automatically.
If not you will get the "failed to acquire an IP address" error when you
try to connect to wireless network! Also don't forget to configure big
enough IP range on router's DHCP setting, because the router won't be
able to assign IP to 6 computers if you only configured 5 IP space on
Try assigning your laptop a static IP. To do this in Windows:
Open Windows Start menu.
Open Control Panel.
Classic view: Open Network Connections Category view: Select Network and Internet Connections, and thenNetwork Connections.
Double-click on your active LAN or Internet connection.
In the General tab, highlight the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) item, and clickProperties.
In the General tab, click Use the following IP address, and enter:
- IP address. The static IP address you want to assign to this computer (try 192.168.1.110 to start).
- Subnet mask. Subnet mask used by your router (try 255.255.255.0 to start).
- Default gateway. IP address of your router's default gateway (try 192.168.1.1 to start).
In Use the following DNS server addresses, enter all the IP addressses for the DNS servers your router uses (or you can try your router's address, probably 192.168.1.1).
On the "wired" computer:
Type IPCONFIG /RENEW
Type IPCONFIG /ALL
Note the IP-address assigned to the Ethernet adapter.
Note the date/time at which the router assigned the IP-address to your computer.
Repeat on one of the "wireless" computers.
The IP-address should *NOT* match the IP-address of your "wired" computer, and the date/time should be close, but not identical, to the valuesl from the "wired" computer.
Any error-messages from the 'IPCONFIG /ALL' command?
Connect your router to computer with ethernet cable then you can access it with following default link.
If you are not able to access it with above ip then check your computers ip address gateway ip is your router ip try with it.
Then it ask for user name and password.
Type user as "admin" and password as "admin" or "password" or blank.
Then you can see configuration page of router. Then click on WAN settings and configure your router as static ip then enter ip address and dns server of internet service provider.
then apply if you want ip from router enable DHCP
Then click on wireless settings then turn on wifi set SSID .
If you want secure wifi then in wireless security enable WEP enter WEP code it is your password for connect wi fi.
Then save settings and restart router.
Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanks for using FixYa.
Check if the router is assigning IP addresses to the Wireless devices. Also se if you hard-wired desktop has been assigned an IP address manually. Else try to assign IP's to wireless devices manually (Depends on your setup)
If desired change the IP address or Gateway will please right click
the name (My Network Places), then right click (Local Area Connection),
(Properties), have at the bottom to select, high light the name (Internet
Protocol (TCP / IP), Lift Click the Properties, to trim after you customize IP
add and modify the following required.Good Luck
Hi there, the only reason it doesn't work it's because the wireless key is not correct. It usually shows limited connectivity when the wireless key is not correct. Even just a letter upper or lower case will cause the problem. Since you are connected with the other computer go under the Router settings and double check the wireless key. Check what kind of encryption the router is using, make sure your wireless adapter can support it.
Once everything is attached you have to reboot everything so your router can assign IP addresses.
If your wireless pciG has a static IP address that is not in the proper range e.g. (if the router is 192.168.0.1 and your desktop is 192.168.15.1 then you can not log into the router, the router has to assign IP addresses in its range of 0.2-0.50)
If your IP address is assigned dynamically, then everything has to be re-booted so the router can assign the address in it's range.