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Got wireless signal but no internet connection

Hardware involved:
1. 1 unit DSL modem
2. 1 unit D-Link switch
3. 3 unit D-Link wireless Access Point
4. 1 unit desktop computer

Hi, i have create a network consist of hardware mentions above. which is the network layout was like in picture below. i'm using wireless bridging to connect the master wireless AP (which connected to wired network) and another 3 APs. the first week its running, it was successful. all notebooks got the excellent wireless signal and can access internet. but today, it have been 10 days after network connected, all laptops got the wireless signal, but they cannot access to internet. only the desktop pc connected to wired network can access the internet.. please anyone, help me to solve this problem. thank you.


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You can try to power cycle your entire network (refresh).
This often happens when you have a large network.

  1. power down ALL Computers and disconnect the desktop from the D-Link Switch.
  2. turn off all SLAVE AP's first.
  3. Turn off the Master AP and disconnect one end of the Ethernet.
  4. Turn off the D-Link Switch and disconnect one end of the Ethernet.
  5. Now, turn off your modem.
Leave them for about 10 to 15 minutes, depending on your urgency.
Turn on and connect all devices in the EXACT order.
  1. Turn on the modem. wait 2 minutes.
  2. Turn on the D-Link Switch and wait 1 minute. Then connect the Ethernet to the MODEM.
  3. Turn on the Master AP and wait 1 minute. Then connect the Ethernet to the D-Link Switch.
  4. Turn ONE of the Slave AP's. Turn on your Laptop. try to connect to the Internet. If successful, Disconnect from the network on the computer and proceed to turn on the rest of the Slave AP's, Laptops, and Desktop. If its NOT successful, power on the Desktop and try to connect to the internet.
  • If the desktop connects to the Internet, Check your D-Link's homepage "192.168.1.1" (default) for any wrong settings. If it does not connect, check your DSL Modem's settings.
If the above does not work, post what you did the day before this happened. Probably something small might have messed with the network.

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