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Router connecting to Linksys USB adapter

I have just set up a wireless network at home. My laptop has connected without any problem. However, when using a Linksys Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter (Model WUSB54GC S/N MLF00H3B4158) on my desktop (OS - XP), I cannot connect to the internet. I called support when setting up the USB adapter since the software disk I ran would show loading to 30% and no further. I was told to insert the USB at this point. It did say it ws connected (proper key given to connect - correct wireless network connected to), however I cannot access the internet when I hit the Internet Explorer icon. It tells me the router has not given my computer an IP address. I have written the IP address down - but I have no idea where to go with this. Any ideas?

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To confirm if your Network adapter's assigned IP, subnet, Gateway & DNS

  • Start > Run > cmd
  • at cmd prompt type: ipconfig /all
  • look at the parameters given to your Network Device that is connected to the router (IP, Subnet, Gateway & DNS Servers.
  • Verify those addresses if they are reachable by pingging. Check your IP, Gateway, then check for the DNS Addresses. Type cmd prompt: ping ip_address << do not omit the periods between the numbers.
  • See if there are replies from those addresses. if you get Request timed out, tell us here which part you get one. if you can receive a reply from those addresses (gateway & DNS Servers) definitely you are already connected to the internet. Just check your Browser's connection setting.

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