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Internet connecting My laptop lost its connection to the router. How do I reinstall the route.?

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Okay - this is a suggested solution to this or similar problems. The problem I was having was that the Computer was Connecting to the Internet and the Strength was Excellent but I still couldnt open webpages.

Hook your router to your Internet Connection then onto your Computer. Go to Available Wireless Networks and Connect to your chosen Network. Then, when it is connected* go to the Start menu.
Click: Run.
Type: 'cmd'.
When the black window comes up, type: 'ipconfig/all'.
This will bring up a list of all IP addresses and associated details on your computer.
Note the details for your Wireless Router.
Then go to the properties for your Wireless Adapter, go to the TCP/IP Protocols Propeties within that window.
Enter the details you noted down and you should be good to go.

If you cannot get a connection at all, enter the details you use for connecting to yur Wired Internet service.

Hope this makes sense.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008


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The router does not have to be installed on your pc,


Go to control panel>network connections, right click, then properties, then click the TCP/IP line, properties again and ensure that 'obtain ip address automatically' is ticked, click ok,  then close down the window, right click on the network icon again and then properties, then view wireless connections.


Any that appear in this list including your own if it shows need to be deleted, then when you close the window a pop up should appear in the task bar saying wireless networks detected, click the bubble then highlight your connection, click connect and if security is turned on you will be prompted to enter the passkey.


In the routers settings(type the routers ip address in your web browser, depending on the make) ensure that DHCP is enabled to allocate ip addresses automatically, then reboot the router if neccasary.

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