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I have a strong connection but limited or no connectivity with my wireless router. I clicked on repair and it cannot be completed due to: renewing your IP address.

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Have you tried:

  • unpluging your router, waiting a few minutes (5) pluging it back in? sometime routers will need to be reset once in awhile.
  • have you checked the installation of your net-card? maby pull it and try a diffrent port.
  • contacting your ISP? it may be a networking problem up the road.
  • possibly try setting your network to a private setting. or making sure your network detection setting is turned on. you can find these options in your network and sharing folder.
I hope these options can lead the way to fixing your problem.

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