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Can't connect to internet

I can't connect to the internet even though the card and router appear to be talking to each other. When you view the properties via the network connections tab it says "aquiring network address". I then put the ip addresses in manually and it shows as connected but when I launch explorer it says there is no connection. The connection is fine with the same explorer settings via the ethernet card/cable.??

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  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2007

    Acquiring network address

  • micro13 Mar 02, 2008

    I have the same exact problem. It says it is connected. All specs are good. Strength is excellent. But, when I try to connect to the IE it dropps the signal and says "limited or no signal."

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2008

    My Router sends an excellent signal to my basement PC, which is equipped with an Airties WUS-300 USB adapter, but when I click on the connection icon it shows full signal, but "little or no connectivity" When I open the web browser t tell me that I'm not connected to the internet. When I click on the "repair connection" I get a dialog showing that it could not be repaired because it was not possible to disable the adapter????. I went to the Airties site looking for the adapter's utility tool in order to configure the WAP security encryption, but the site does not have a download for that utility. Your input is appreciated.


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The issue could be with the wifi connection that your wifi adapter is connected to. If your running a windows based system, go to the system tray and right click on your wifi connection symbol (SSID) and see which network your connected to. Every LAN has its own unique name of their Local area network (LAN), if its not displaying your LAN SSID name but a different SSID name then thats the problem. If thats the case, then once again right click on the wifi connection symbol in the system tray and change the wifi connection to your SSID for "view available connection". Your wifi adapter could be picking up a wifi connection in your area and you do not have access to their LAN.

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