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Sometimes the router does not issue an IP address to the laptop and you get this error message. Right click on the wireless icon on the Task Bar and click on Repair. The router will issue a new IP address to your laptop and you will be able to get Internet connection.
1.Log into router. Using either 192.168.0.1 to 192.168.1.1 in a browser window that is ( internet Explorer or Firefox) 2. Verify wireless router name( on the computer) >>> ( on/off) ( router status window) 3.Note router name you are connecting to. 4.. Check the laptop/desktop do ipconfig /all to see current IP addresses. 5. Set the laptop up in the router by WEP KEY or MAC address. This set up in the "security tab" in the router. using 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 to access through a browser. 6.Note router name you are connecting to. 7. Move the laptop about 20ft away and try to log on to the internet. This is for all routers to set up wirelessly. 8. check for firmware update at the manufacturers site for your model router 9. cell phones, cordless phones, digital TV's, can affect the data signal from a router. Also distance from the router can be a factor. If your router is in a basement place the router to a upper floor and center it in the room.
ok make sure your router is set up connect to your router and check under the wireless settings make sure you have made a custom name for your wireless network and have some network encryption enabled for it i prefer wpa personal over wep as wep can be cracked easily so after you make up a password be sure to remember it you'll need it later, so after all those settings are saved close that out and goto your laptop open up the wireless network connections and click scan after your network comes up double click it and you should be prompted for a password, enter the password you set up on the router and click connect, also windows will sometimes ask you to verify the password after you have entered the password you will hit connect after a short period of time it should connect to your router and internet is yours :) enjoy
Try resetting your wireless router first, then make sure that the network you are connecting to is yours and not another nearby wireless signal (I live in an area that's polluted with wireless signals and sometimes a neighbor's signal will be stronger than mine, so it will try to connect to theirs). If that doesn't work then go to your Network and Sharing Center and choose the setup a network connection option. You'll have to manually enter your info again but it should work fine.
thats not enough info. it could be a dead router, too much interface, incorrect settings. try the router at your friend's house. if it works then its not your router. download a software called network stumbler, install it, to run it in vista right click it and click run as administrator. find the channels your router and other routers in the neighborhood are using. if they are the same then its an interference issue and if not then your router has incorrect settings.
I want to help you out. I have some questions to ask you first:
1. What brand and model are your wireless router and laptop?
2. Does the laptop have a built-in wireless card or you installed one?
3. If it's has its built-in wireless card, check the wireless switch of the laptop. ICheck if it is on or off (some laptops sometimes has an on/off switch)
4. Check if the wireless light on your router is on (it's sometimes refered to "WLAN")
5. How many wired & wireless computers do you have and their operating system?
Your physical connections are correct. BTW, can you also specify what port from the modem is going to the router? Some routers have 1 port named "Internet or WAN" and 4 ports for "Ethernet." Check if the modem is connected to the "Internet or WAN" port.
Your cloning the mac address - thats the problem. It should use it's own mac address to connect to the modem. You need to power down the modem, then repower after a minute or so to let it connect to the new mac address. The problem you are seeing is due to network collisions betweenj the desktop and the router with the modem.