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Local Only Laptop is finding a good signal but most of the time comes up saying "Connected to the Intertnet Local Only" meaning you can'y actually access the internet. Any tips as to why and how to fix it? Thanks

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  • Somerled Jun 01, 2008

    Still having the problem as the gateway address doesn't seem to be working. I'm using 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.2 but neither seems to be correct. As you may gather my technical knowledge isn't great!

  • nonplusultra Nov 20, 2008

    HWREG1 setup says that the access point is 'out of reach' or that the passphrase is incorrect. Both is not true, I can't see why it is not connecting.Odd, because it did work before.

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I have a similar problem.
I setup the extender with an IP that doesn't conflict with the main router (a Netgear DG834GT).
I have MAC address filtering setup; the extender has permission to access the Netgear, and vice-versa, yet when I eventually save all the settings, my PC's can connect to the Hawking, BUT and this is the major problem - as soon as I enable these settings on the Hawking it causes my router to reboot repeatedly as if there's a conflict.

I can't see why. The IP addresses are different, both have access to each other MAC address wise, same subnet. Any ideas - please help!

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Are you still having the problem?

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The problem might be that you have good connection to the router but having connection trouble between your router and the internet.
Try accessing your router by typing your Gateway into the address field of the web browser of your choice.
Then click on WAN (Wide Area Network) and check your external IP Address. Beside it you will find a button that says "Renew".
The loss of connection might be the result of poor router configuration, bad cable connection or ISP (Internet Service Provider) connectivity trouble.

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