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cant connect to the network "a dhcp error" not wireless and no router

Q: cant connect to the network "a dhcp error" not wireless and no router

i cant connect to the enternet or lan on my desktop. when i type in
the ipconfig /renew then it say unable to connect to the dhcp server.
can i get some help plz im not that pro in networking.

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A: cant connect to the network "a dhcp error" not wireless and no router

You have to tell us what network you are connecting to so you can get help. No info = no help.

You could start by describing physically how your computer connects to the lan and then the internet.

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I have a wireless network, and I restored my computer. I finally got my card's correct drivers installed and everything, and it worked before because I went to "manually connect to wireless networks" but that option is no longer there! What?? how do i get it back? I know how to get there, but it isn't there!
 

A:Help! Don't see "Manually Connect to Wireless Network" and can't connect to my router

Are you using the "classic" start menu. If so, the "connect to" option disappears.

Use the standard startup menu and click "connect to"

Good Luck
 

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Hello,

I've been trying to connect to my home wireless router for a while now. I have one main computer and a laptop. The main computer works fine on the internet. The laptop does too if its connected by an ethernet cord. However, it refuses to connect to the wireless, saying that there is limited or no connectivity. I tried the ipconfig release and renew, but that's when it said "unable to contact DHCP server." I copied and pasted what was in the command box after the ipconfig below. How do I fix this problem to get my computer to connect to the wireless?


Microsoft(R) Windows DOS
(C)Copyright Microsoft Corp 1990-2001.

C:\DOCUME~1\CARR_SL>ipconfig.exe

Windows IP Configuration
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : myhome.westell.com
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.101
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.248.45
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

C:\DOCUME~1\CARR_SL>ipconfig/release

Windows IP Configuration
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

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A:"unable to contact DHCP server" - problem connecting to wireless router

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I have been trying to get my Linksys wireless network adapter to work but it keeps saying that the connection is Limited or no connectivity. Now when I am trying to renew the ip through cmd, it says can't connect to my wireless - "unable to contact your DHCP server"

After I typed ipconfig/all, this is what comes up
WIndows IP Configuration
Host Name..................................icarangal-desk
Primary Dns Suffix.......................
Node Type...................................Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled.......................No
WINS Proxy Enabled....................No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection
Media State.................................Media Disconnected
Description..................................Intel<R> 82562V 10/100 Network Connection
Physical Address.........................00-18-F3-35-97-6E

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection
Connection-specific DNS Suffix.....
Description..................................Linksys Wireless-G USB Network Adapter
Physical Address.........................00-1D-7E-A1-71-4E
Dhcp Enabled..............................Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled............Yes
Autoconfiguration IP Address........169.254.94.181
Subnet Mask................................255.255.0.0
Default Gateway............................

My internet used to work then it started acting up which eventually led to me having to get my CPU reformatted..Now that I got the CPU back the internet is once again acting up but this... Read more

A:can't connect to my wireless - "unable to contact your DHCP server"

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Hi guys and gals,

i live in a student house, and we have a wireless network but my laptop can't connect to it. the lan works fine on my laptop, and my laptop can connect to a few of our neighbours unsecured networks. 3 other laptops in the house have no problem connecting to our wireless, but my laptop wont.

i opened a command prompt and did ipconfig/release then ipconfig/renew and this message came up: An error occurred while renewing interface Wireless Connection : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.

when i try to connect to it in the list of available wireless networks, it acquires network address for a while, then says limited or no connectivity. i click repair, and it says " Windows could not finish repairing the problem because the following action cannot be completed: Renewing your IP address. For assistance, contact the person who manages your network." ... and im the most computer literate person we've got
 

A:can't connect to my wireless - "unable to contact your DHCP server"

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I don't know if this is the right place, but I seriously need some help.
I've got an IP that changes every time my "gateway" (router) is reset.

First of all, I'm using windows 7 ultimate 32 bit. AND IIS. (Internet information services) or something like that..

It's really annoying, because my IP is also a website.

People can access the IP as a site, but when it changes, the old one goes off.
It gets really frustrating! I've tried manually entering it on the gateway, but my gateway just stops working and I have no internet access.

I tried entering it manually on Windows, but it will disable my internet but allow me to access the site from the old IP.

So I have to keep it on "Obtain an IP address automatically"

Please help! I've been on this all day.

A:I have "DHCP" how can I use "Static" IP on a wireless connection?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pokeglobe


I don't know if this is the right place, but I seriously need some help.
I've got an IP that changes every time my "gateway" (router) is reset.

First of all, I'm using windows 7 ultimate 32 bit. AND IIS. (Internet information services) or something like that..

It's really annoying, because my IP is also a website.

People can access the IP as a site, but when it changes, the old one goes off.
It gets really frustrating! I've tried manually entering it on the gateway, but my gateway just stops working and I have no internet access.

I tried entering it manually on Windows, but it will disable my internet but allow me to access the site from the old IP.

So I have to keep it on "Obtain an IP address automatically"

Please help! I've been on this all day.


Your router gets its "outside" IP from the ISP so that you cant set manually. I assume the website is using that one, correct?

The inside IP's can be manually set but that will only work from the internal lan. Is that what you want to do?
Ken J

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When I connect to my wireless router it says "linksys 2" but the ssid is just "linksys" so where is this 2 coming from and how do i make it go away?

A:When I connect to my wireless router it says "linksys 2"

hi and welcome
can you type ipconfig /all and post screenshot. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html

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I ran an ethernet cable from one of the back of the modem to the WAN port on the back of the TP-Link wireless router. (TP-WR541G) I then power cycled the modem (about 3-4min) and then plugged in the router. Now I can't get an internet connection when connectiong through the router. The router's status page says that the router is "Obtaining network parameters..."

The router's leds indicate that everything is running fine.
PWR= Solid Green
SYS= Slowly blinking green
WLAN= Blinking Green
WAN= Fast blinking green
Port 2 (PC)= Solid green

Network connections in control panel indicates that the network is connected and firewalled.

IPConfig:

Code:
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>ipconfig

Windows IP Configuration
Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.102
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.100
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>

 

A:Solved: TP-Link wireless router "Obtaining network parameters..."

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I have a PC with a US Robotics wireless access point connected with a crossover cable.
I have a laptop with US Robotics wireless PC cards.
Both the PC and the Laptop can see the Access Point using the Access Point utility.

I have assigned compatible network addresses to PC, Laptop and the access point (192.168.2.1, 192.168.2.101, 192.168.2.254).

The laptop can see the PC ICON in Network Neighbourhood (via the access point), but when I try accessing the PC I get "The network path was not found".

The PC cannot see the laptop in Network Neighbourhood.

The PC is windows98 SE, Laptop is windows2000.
All equipement is set up to use the same workgroup name.
Printer & File Sharing is enabled.
The HDD & CD are set up as shared on both machines.

Any help is appreciated.
Many thanks
Trev
 

A:"network path not found" behind wireless router.

Look at your routers internal LAN IP addreses if you indeed have one for internet access. I would bet that the IP addresses are in the 192.168.1.x network and not the 192.168.2.x network.
 

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While flying through my computer. I found this instance that has me confused. I was looking at my network. Decided to go to the map and saw the basic map. (image 1).

When I clicked on "see full map" link it showed the network map, only between my computer and my wireless router there is a connection to a "?". (image 2)

I am wondering why this is so. I tried right clicking on it, no option available. And when I put my mouse over the pictures of computer and router, a link option is available to click. When I put mouse over "?" there is no link hand. I was wondering should I be concerned. Any explanation would be helpful. I am using a belkin wireless router.

A:W7 Network map tree with "?" between laptop and wireless router

I've been watching this thread in the hopes that someone would answer your question. Since that has not happened yet, I'll repeat some of what I've read about this. Some people have speculated that the mapping process is seeing two separate networking devices (a wireless access point and a router/switch), but it does not want to assign the same name to both devices... so one of the two devices just gets a question mark.

I have no idea if the info above is correct. I would be interested in hearing the thoughts of others on this topic.

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I have Comcast cable internet in Atlanta and use a Motorola SB6121 modem and a Linksys wireless router. The wireless network has been up and running for over a year and I have never had any problems with it and I have never made any changes to it after the initial setup. I connect to the wireless network using two smart phones and an Apple laptop. I live in an apartment so the signal strength is always high and I am never more than one room away from the wireless router.

It was working fine one night like always and then in the morning I was unable to connect to the wireless network. I can still access the internet via wired ethernet cable so I know the internet is online and it is downloading at full speed. I can access the internet via wired connection directly from the modem to the computer. I can also access the internet via wired connection from the modem to the router to the computer. Comcast shows no problems with the connection on their end.

I have purchased all new ethernet cables so I know the cables aren't the problem so I figured the wireless router might have a problem. I bought a new wireless router (Apple Airport Express) and created a new wireless network. I can see the network name is available and it has full signal strength with WPA2 encryption just like it had always been with the old router.

When I try to connect from my phone or laptop it will say "Unable to obtain IP address" and "Network disabled because the internet connection i... Read more

A:Unable to connect to wireless network. "Internet connection is too slow."

if the router is working with a cable connection, then its unlikely to be the modem , unless thats also a router and you are using it for DHCP

you say the modem is connected by cable to the router
and any device connected to the router by cable works perfectly - is that correct

on the old router - have you removed the wireless security and see if you can connect ?

carried out a full power cycle - see below

also it would be worth making a note of the router configuration and do a factory reset on the router and re setup and try again

with a PC connected by a cable direct to the modem can we see an ipconfig /all
now do a power cycle and connect the router
with a PC connected by a cable direct to the router can we see an ipconfig /all

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ipconfig /all

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunne... Read more

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So recently I've come across this problem in Windows Vista with my laptop where I right-click the network icon in the lower-right icon tray and then select the "connect to network" button that I use to connect to my wireless router... However, when I click on this button, nothing happens. No error message or anything. I even try accessing it through the start menu, control panel, etc. and it does not bring up the window that lists the available wireless connections.

When I had this problem before, I simply did a system restore and it worked, but my restore points have been deleted so now I am stuck. I tried Spy-Bot, AdAware, Norton to check for viruses, but nothing was found. I also tried a clean boot using msconfig to test for software compatibility issues, but that didn't work either.

Any ideas? Could it be a virus or something?

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This is a repost thread that was never answered.... Anybody know the fix??

Hi,

I'm able to connect to the Internet wirelessly on my campus, but I can't view available wireless networks. When I double click on the internet icon in the task bar, I CANNOT click on "Connect or disconnect" at all... nothing pops up. It's simply UNCLICKABLE. This did not used to happen.

Also, when I go into Network and Sharing Center, I cannot click on "Connect to a Network" at all. I can view a list of networks I have already established, but cannot view any ones. When I click on Manage Wireless Networks, and click on "Add", I click on "Add a wireless connection that is within range of my computer" but nothing really happens.

This is quite frustrating because I can't view any available networks...if i want to connect to a new network, i have to manually do it...I want to be able to use my internet anywhere i go, not just on my campus...

Perhaps this is malware that caused a registry problem? I really do not want to re-install my computer, because everything else seems to work fine, including the internet.

Thank you for your help!

btw im using Windows Vista
 

A:Cannot click on "Connect to a Network!!" Can't view available wireless networks!

I'm having the exact same problem! Searched all over the place, but can't find anybody who's solved this without doing a complete OS reinstall, which would be a giant pain in the rear. Help!
 

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Hi,

I'm able to connect to the Internet wirelessly on my campus, but I can't view available wireless networks. When I double click on the internet icon in the task bar, I CANNOT click on "Connect or disconnect" at all... nothing pops up. It's simply UNCLICKABLE. This did not used to happen.

Also, when I go into Network and Sharing Center, I cannot click on "Connect to a Network" at all. I can view a list of networks I have already established, but cannot view any ones. When I click on Manage Wireless Networks, and click on "Add", I click on "Add a wireless connection that is within range of my computer" but nothing really happens.

This is quite frustrating because I can't view any available networks...if i want to connect to a new network, i have to manually do it...I want to be able to use my internet anywhere i go, not just on my campus...

Perhaps this is malware that caused a registry problem? I really do not want to re-install my computer, because everything else seems to work fine, including the internet.

Thank you for your help!

btw im using Windows Vista
 

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Please assist
I know this is an old post, but I am encountering the same problem and I can't connect to the internet.

A few days ago, my network was connecting to it's normal name but later I was not able to connect because it is names "BLAH 2" I disabled it and my original one popped up again and it's fine.

Now, I can't even disable and enable back to my original one. I've tried deleting it on that screen shot that was given and connecting again but still no luck.

I can't seem to connect back to my original network name. Please help!

Thank you.

A:Wireless network creating 2 names and can not connect, "BLAH 2"

Go to control panel, select Network and Sharing and you should from there be able to either connect or disconnect.

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yeah. I have a new compaq laptop running vista home.

I am trying to setup and connect to my wireless network manually.

I go into network + internet, network and sharing center, and click "set up a connection or network"

in other versions of vista there is usually a "Manually connect to a wireless network" option.

BUT IT'S MISSING NOW. SO HOW DO I ENTER MY SSID MANUALLY? WTF?

No wonder why people say vista sucks.

How can I select Manually connect to a wireless network + enter my SSID so I can connect?

Thanks

-RedWizard
 

A:"Manually connect to a wireless network" option missing... WTF?

Well... If you go to Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center > on the left side of the window click Manage network Connections you should see your wireless network, double click it, click Wireless Profiles > Security and there you can manually setup your wireless security options
 

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Hello,

I am not a computer whiz, but all of a sudden my laptop wont connect to my wireless network---other devices on my network are connecting just fine, checked the router and wireless adapter, both are fine. I have seen some posts about possible fixes, but am wondering if this is easy enough to fix myself?

Thanks for your help

A:my sony laptop won't connect to wireless network--"identifying"

Yes, I believe this should be a easy fix for ya. The first and easiest thing to try is to power cycle both the modem and router so it will "reset" them both. Unplug both of them for about a minute or so; then plug the modem back in first and let that fully boot; then plug the router back in and let that fully boot. If that does not fix the problem, then i would go into the device manager in the control panel and completely uninstall the wireless adapter(s) reboot; and let windows re-detect the adapter(s) and reinstall the drivers for them and hopefully that will correct the issue.

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I connect a Dell desktop running Windows XP to my Linksys WRT160N wireless router using a Linksys WUSB600N network adapter. I can connect to the router no problem from accounts set as administrator, but when I change an account to "limited" I can no longer connect from that account.

I'm using the Linksys monitor software utility to manage the connection.

I had the same problem with my old Belkin g router and network adapter. I didn't change network hardware solely to fix this problem, but I was hoping that would be one benefit of the change.

I'm running McAfee Security, but even when I disable this functionality I still have the same problem, so it doesn't appear that McAfee is a likely cause of the problem.

I would appreciate any suggested solutions.
 

A:Can't connect to wireless network from "limited" user accounts

make sure that the driver & the wireless utility are correctly installed to limited user account.
for drivers, u can right click my computer & select properties & go hardware tab & select device manager, see if there anything with question mark.
does it tell you that you can use the wireless utility or u can't even launch it?
 

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Dears,
I have a laptop in my hand that belong to somebody.
issue is that when ever we click on wireless icon close to clock, there will be no pop up menu of "connect to network"
for example this below pop up menu after clicking is not showing.


Regards
Phenom

A:Wireless icon does not pop up "connect to network"

I would check the laptop case for an wireless on/off switch and make sure its turned on.

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Hello everyone...

I've never imagined myself actually posting foir help, but I'm at the point that i don't know what else to do...

I own a Dell Inspiron 1420.. Which i recently formatted.

The first thing i tried to install was the driver for my Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN. So i can get Online and continue restoring my system..

I installed the driver right off of my Dell Resource CD, for Drivers and Utilities..

I tried to connect to my router, and BOOM, I got that error, Windows cannot connect to SDS-Network, which is my network..

note: The issue is not my router, my wife's laptop connects, and so does my other pc that has a wireless card in it.. + my laptop gets the same error for every other network in the area... and there are quite a few.


Moving on,
I went to dell.com, and tried with the drivers from them after entering my Service Tag: 621KLD1..

same issue..

Tried with the same drivers, but for XP instead of Vista..

same issue..

Went to intel.com, got their drivers..

same issue..

I also saw a thread online, about someone with the same problem, but his problem was fixed by going into the card's advanced properties and and changing a setting to disabled, i forget which setting it was, but i did try that also, and..

same issue..

I also tried something I also saw online about some registry entry thing that was missing, and that didn't work either..

same issue.

I am quite desperate... I need my laptop for work, i... Read more

A:Vista - "Wireless cannot connect to (network)"

anyone?? 48 hours lost of work already...

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I'm on a laptop (Alienware) everything works great, but a minor setback ensues

When you click on the network icon at the bottom corner of the taskbar, it should bring up a menu of active networks to connect to, but it's not working for some reason. The menu does not display no matter how I click it. I can "troubleshoot" but that proves to be a waste of time.

I'd rather not dig into my computer constantly in order to manually connect to networks... Anyone ever have this happen? I don't even have an error to go off of.

Thanks to anyone who'll reply with the smallest suggestions!

A:The Shortcut for "Connect to wireless network"

What operating system?

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Hey everyone,
        I am trying to get the REST queries to work with the sharepoint end points instead of graph end points. I first created an app with relevant permissions and have given it the admin consent. Then I am hitting the https://login.microsoftonline.com/<tenant>.onmicrosoft.com/oauth2/token?Content-Type=application/x-www-form-urlencoded end
point with https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com as resource. I am then using the access token retrieved to give the rest call to https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com/_api/v2.0/drives/b!3indYSbqZ0-hVSPnCgIZy-2xDMh7jH9AuQnEzJMc6TEfQoSJvJT-R6tT0lFBQiPr/root/delta
but it is failing with "error":{"code":"generalException","message":"General exception while processing"}}. The REST response code is 401 Unauthorized. I have filed a Microsoft support ticket but they
have asked me to post on these forms. Can someone please help me with this? I am not able to move forward because the error is pretty generic and doesn't give any additional details.
Thanks,
Sai Kiran Katuri.

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So, there's a location in File Explorer on Windows 10 you can go to called "Network." In this place, you can go to your router properties, and change some settings. Originally, a "General" tab was appearing in these router properties, and you could change some "settings" by clicking a button on that tab, and basically with the settings window that would appear, you could map ports/port forward. However, for some reason, (and I don't know what I did...) this "General" tab is no longer appearing in router properties. All I think I did was open up router properties and close it once, and i don't know, it's just gone, all I see is some router info in a "Network Device" tab.

The general tab normally looked like this: https://youtu.be/Resk2OtX_qs?t=41

So, what can I do to get this general tab back? I don't understand why it's gone.

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I was given an old Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100 and have reformated the HDD to clear whatever junk was on it. After putting Windows back on (XP SP3) everything seems to work as it should, apart from that I canít connect to my home wi-fi network. The network is picked up OK, but when I click connect I get an error saying that the network may have become out of range (even when right next to the router).

I have three other PCs connecting wirelessly to the network with no probs.

The router is not restriced to certain mac addresses.
There are plenty of available DHCP slots.
It works OK via ethernet.
I have tried disabling wireless security on the router.
I have tried changing the wireless channel to something else on the router

The laptop has an inbuilt mini-PCI wireless card that seems to be hooked up OK to the antenna, and the driver is the latest one.
I have also tried a Linksys PCMCIA wi-fi card (Iíve been using this fine on another laptop).

Could this be an issue with whatever driver controls these interfaces, such as PCI Bridge, Chipset, or whatever. Which one could it be? Any ideas? Iíve manually gone right-click Update Driver to all system devices in Device Manager and still doesnít work.

Thanks.
 

A:Error saying "network may have become out of range" - router and wlan card is OK

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Hi!

My daughter got a virus on her laptop and after getting rid of it (I think all the way, it's hard to tell until I can update the anti-virus software) I can no longer connect her laptop to the internet.

I have had a problem in the past with having to reboot the server and all the computers in order for the computers (all of them in the house) to register new ip addresses. Normally, if I have one computer that refuses to connect even after a reboot of the entire system I can connect it thru LAN and it, bang, fixes itself. However, this time it is not working.

Not only will her wireless not connect but neither will the LAN. I have opened the cmd prompt and done an ipconfig/release and ipconfig/renew. Every time I do this I get the message:

"An error occurred while renewing interface Wireless Connection : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out."

I tried the "netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt" and it seemed to work fine.

I also tried the "netsh winsock reset" and it seemed to work fine as well.

I rebooted each time I attempted a fix. Still I am unable to connect to the internet. It says it is connecting locally, but will not connect to the actual internet. When I use the repair option it gives me the same messages over and over that do not work. It always leads back to the IP address.

Here are the specs on her computer and as much information as I can think of. Please let me know what else I can try to get her compu... Read more

A:Can't connect to internet - "unable to contact your DHCP server"

Could be a non-Windows firewall messed up. Not sure if you did all or just some of ...

(From a JohnWill post)

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista.

Start, Programs\Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.
 

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Hello everyone how are you!

I have a question, actually I'm development a application for sharing internet connection. I'm using "Wireless Hosted Network and Internet Connection Sharing" that it's in https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd815252%28v=vs.85%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396


I want change default IP Address range and I have read that these settings it's in next address:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters.

My question is, How I can restart or update the "Internet Connection Shraring" or "Wireless Hosted Network" after I change the IP Address range for that assign IP Address different to default.

Thank you!

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I recently switched from dial-up connection to DSL. For about a week I enjoyed it before installing a wireless router so that I could hook up MagicJack Plus. I was able to install the new router (Cisco Linksys WRT1120N) with my DSL modem (D-Link DSL-2320B), but now when I try to create an internet connection I get the 651 Error or "The DNS server isn't responding"

I already tried some things; uninstalled my network adapter, updated it, disabled IPv6, and disabled auto-tuning. I had issues with my modem before installing the router, I couldn't load sites such as Facebook or Hotmail even with Chrome, and my I contacted my ISP about that although I'm unsure whether they looked into that at all...

Please help me

A:Installed new wireless router and now getting "Error 651"

It's the router that is failing to announce dns would be my guess.
Have you dug into its settings yet?

The computer isn't picking up anything because nothing is being supplied.
I would reset both modem and router too.

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Info about my laptop:

HP Pavillion dv5-1000
Windows Vista SP2
Wireless a/g/n

Info about my network:

ISP: Optimum
The wireless network in our house is somewhat complicated, but is essentially:A modem which goes to a main router (ISP provided netgear)
That router broadcasts the network "NeroKingston"
One of the ethernet ports goes to a 24 port switch
2 more routers off of that (brand new from monoprice), used as WAPs
One in basement, one on main floor, one in attic

Every device one the network works (hardwired dvd player, Win7 machine, SONOS, android phones, macbooks, printers, iphones).

Info about my problem:

I will be connected to the network wirelessly and suddenly a page will take a very long time to load and finally says "cannot reach this page". If I try to do ipconfig /all (or maybe /renew, I forget) it says it is unable to contact my DHCP server.

If I disable and then re-enable the wireless adapter the problem resolves for a few more minutes, then dies out again.

When it is working my internet is realtively fast (30 megs up, 14 ms ping).

Any more info needed?

A:Wireless connection dropping, "Unable to contact your DHCP server"

OP posted in Networking Support, this can be closed.

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"DHCP server unreachable" error message.
Could you please help me?

I have a crossover cable between my laptop and my home PC, with my laptop as the main computer. I have the laptop IP set to 192.168.0.1, and the Home PC to 'Obtain and IP address Automatically'.

This set up actually worked for some time. Sometimes, when I open up the command prompt and type in 'ipconfig', it gives me a 168.xx.xx.xx address, and I just type in 'ipconfig /release' and 'ipconfig /renew' and after a minute of waiting, I used to get a 192.168.0.XX address. After this, I was able to share the Internet Connection between the 2 computers, the files etc.

But of late, I have not been able to get this 192 IP address. After typing in 'ipconfig /release' and 'ipconfig /renew', after a minute of waiting, I get a "DHCP server unreachable" error message.

I have tried restaring the PC etc etc, but I continually get this same message. I can ping 192.168.0.1 from the Home PC if I put in a 192.168.0.2 address on the Home PC, and I can even share files.... but I am NOT able to share the Internet connection!!

Please suggest what needs to be done. Thank you!!

Any help at all is welcome.
 

A:"DHCP server unreachable" error message.

perhaps ur IP has detected this. Could this possibly be not allowed by ur ISP? If so, your ISP probably did something to keep you from doing this. Also, for better results, use a router it works much better and you are usually always garunteed 100% uptime and no problems.
 

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Did you ever find a solution to your problem lupusman? I'm having the same problem.
 

A:DHCP client "starting", never "started"

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Note: You will need to post complete details of your configuration and your specific issue in this new thread for us to help you.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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Running XP on 2 computers. Have them connected by a router. I set the router IP to 192.168.3.1 Everything connects great! When I connect to a wireless network, it all connects, but doesn't work ("connection timed out" or "Page not found" errors. The wire connection shows an IP of 192.168.2.1. If I disable my Local Area Network, the internet connects perfectly. I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY I CAN USE MY LOCAL AREA NETWORK AND THE WIRELESS CONNECTION AT THE SAME TIME! Frustrating to the max! Any network specialists out there who can tell me how to fix this? Thanks!!!
 

A:Conflict between "Wireless Network Connection" & "Local Area Connection"

berkeleygh said:





Running XP on 2 computers. Have them connected by a router. I set the router IP to 192.168.3.1 Everything connects great! When I connect to a wireless network, it all connects, but doesn't work ("connection timed out" or "Page not found" errors. The wire connection shows an IP of 192.168.2.1.Click to expand...

You should know that x.x.2.1 is incorrect. For the router address shown, all devices that connect to it *must* be 192.168.3.x where x > 1 and < 255.

I would suspect that you have some static configuration data in the devices.

You want your router to offer DHCP in the range 2->32 (that's more than enough) and
you want all systems to use DHCP for the IP address and DNS settings.

Remove anything in the Alternative Configurations
 

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at a coffee shop I frequently have the message on the troubleshooter "investigate router or broadband modem issues" when trying to connect to their public wifi 80% of visits when others can connect and access their internet including my Android phone. they try resetting the router but didn't work. but everybody else there can connect just fine but me! what is wrong and how do I fix??

A:"investigate router or broadband modem issues" when others can connect

Time for some details. Update your system specs, gather info re: your network card, it's settings, etc... and post here. Run ipconfig from a command prompt, at the coffee shop, and post the results here.

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Thank you in advance for your help.

I just bought a Linksys Router model BEFSR41 and installed it step-by-step. Everything appeared okay until the last step of the Setup CD. The bar loaded 99% and then said "Router not found."

I called Linksys and we tried for an hour to fix the problem. Finally he said it must be a defective router. So I exchanged it for another. Still the same problem with the new router.

When I open my Network and Sharing Center, it says I'm connected to a local network but not to the internet. When I diagnose the problem it says "cannot communicate with primary DNS server 192.168.1.254."

Does anyone know how I might fix this? I've tried to reset the router and also to power down everything and power back up.

I have At&t DSL internet. The modem is a Motorola. I'm running Windows Vista.

Thank you so much.
 

A:Linksys Router and AT&T Modem: "cannot connect to primary DNS server"

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I am using Windows 7 on my laptop and I have question about when to use "Home", "Work" and "Public" profile.

If I am logging in without setting password, and I am logging in network with "Public" profile, then will any other user, who can see my computer, be able to enter my computer and check the contents on my computer ?

I am connecting to a network and there are 6 other users connected to this network. In the set network location window, if I select the netwoek as "Home", does it mean that other 6 users will not be able to see my computer on network and if I use "Public", then all other six users will be able to see my computer on network ?

Thanks

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I am trying to use the fsutil file setshortname to set "Program Files" to PROGRA~1,

but the system is giving me an "Error: Access is denied" response.
what I have typed:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Windows\system32>cd /d D:\
D:\>fsutil.exe 8dot3name set 0
The registry state is now: 0 (Enable 8dot3 name creation on all volumes).
D:\>fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1
Error:  Access is denied.
And I try it in Safe Mode.It is also "Access is denied.".
Can someone
help me?

A:"fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1"=>"Error:Access is denied."

Hi TimFF,
This might be related with the UAC settings, check this thread:
give full permission for the users in program
files folder
The steps in the above thread is not recommended.
For the short name usage, we may consider to create a directory-junction from
PROGRA~1 to C:\Program Files:
With the following commands:
mklink /J "C:\PROGRA~1" "C:\Program Files"
Reference:
Mklink
Best regards


Michael Shao
TechNet Community Support

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I am infected with this crap and have used the following tools to try to get rid of it:
Windows Defender, Unible PowerSuite (SpeedUpMyPC, Registry Booster & Spyware Protector) and Norton's One Button Checkup and WinDoctor.

Not sure if it's related, but my DISPLAY is locked at 640 X 480.

Atempted the 5 Step Process before posting and Panda ActiveScan froze and crashed after scanning 59253 files, but not before identifying 28 spyware files.

Here's my extra.txt log from Deckard's:

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Extra logfile - please post this as an attachment with your post.
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-- System Information ----------------------------------------------------------

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (build 2600) SP 2.0
Architecture: X86; Language: English

CPU 0: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz
Percentage of Memory in Use: 36%
Physical Memory (total/avail): 1277.95 MiB / 810.39 MiB
Pagefile Memory (total/avail): 1516.89 MiB / 1165.44 MiB
Virtual Memory (total/avail): 2047.88 MiB / 1930.88 MiB

A: is Removable (No Media)
C: is Fixed (NTFS) - 37.21 GiB total, 18.7 GiB free.
D: is CDROM (CDFS)

\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE0 - ST340014A - 37.25 GiB - 1 partition
\PARTITION0 - Unknown - 39.19 MiB
\PARTITION1 (bootable) - Installable File System - 37.21 GiB - C:



-- Security Center -------------------------------------------------------------

AUOptions is scheduled... Read more

A:Netsky Worm-Popups-The Three Icons - "Error Cleaner" "Privacy Protector" "Spyware..."

Bump.

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Hi I got a new modem which was a router and modem in one from rogers, and everyone in my family can connect to the internet except my computer. I can connect using the ethernet , however if I don't use it, I only have 'local access' please help me if you can =) !
ps. this is what it says when i typed in "iconfig/all" on the commant promt- ...I have no idea what it means..

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Alice
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : vlan1.phub.net.cable.rogers.com

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : vlan1.phub.net.cable.rogers.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetLink (TM) Fast Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1B-38-78-6B-45
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::e571:336d:3be9:625%9(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.20(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : January-12-13 7:19:13 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : January-13-13 7:19:13 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
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TSG System Info:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5400 @ 2.70GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4060 Mb
Graphics Card: LogMeIn Mirror Driver, 8 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 595439 MB, Free - 535301 MB; F: Total - 476268 MB, Free - 255090 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0J190T
Antivirus: None

I have a Dell Inspiron 19 All In One Desktop. Windows 7 Home Premium. 64 Bit. Service Pack 1. It has Internet Explorer 8 web browser. I also have a Lenovo laptop with the same operating system. They both have the same identical network adapters (same year/same version) The laptop has IE9. Iím having problems only with the Dell Desktop computer, So, Iím temporarily setting the laptop aside for the moment and focusing on the problem child, my Dell PC.

The problem Iím having is: I purchased a D-Link 815 Dual Frequency Wireless N+ 300 Router so I could hook up my laptop (wired or wireless) and run both computers at the same time, but I canít get my Dell computer to recognize the router (or vice versa).

When I try to run the install disc for the router on the desktop computer, it (the install disc) runs a quick test on the network adapter and checks network connections of my computer while Iím connected to the internet. It always shows that they both check out. Then Iím told to turn off the modem, connect the cable from the modem and... Read more

A:Solved: Computer won't connect to "Any" Router

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Hi, I've searched for about an hour and a half around the forums to try and find the answer to this but I didn't. I'd rather not bring my laptop to the store for repairs since I don't know when I'll see it back !!

I have a laptop, about 2 years old. Worked almost flawlessly until recently. It's a toshiba satellite celeron 2.8 I believe with 768 megs of RAM.
I have a problem with my wireless connection. Recently, it started "not finding available networks". It's stupid because the wireless card actually works since I'm connected right now, as I am typing this. My card automatically connects to the last network it was in, so I can only connect to a random network that is around my house, but not my actual one. I cannot change my connection to my own router since it says "No wireless networks found in range". It's not cool because now, at school, I can't get on the network since it can't find it...

The Network stumbler finds 8 connections around my house, but the "wireless network connection" window doesn't.

I reinstalled my drivers, I tried playing in the services and msconfig-boot utilities to see if I had disabled something... nothing.

anybody ever saw something like that ?
thanks a lot in advance.
 

A:Connected to wireless network but says "No wireless networks were found in range" !!!

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I bought a Cisco Valet M10 wireless router a few days ago and I have been having issues where my laptop says that it is connected to network and it shows maximum strength signal, but underneath the network name it says "No internet access". I have already contacted Cisco several times and also HP, as well as my ISP. I was told by someone from Cisco that Atheros (which is what my laptop has) has some problems with connections to wireless routers and I was told to manually update. I already tried and it says that my driver is already up to date. The internet connection on my desktop is fine so I don't think the issue is with my ISP. I have an ipod which is not having any connection issues, thus making me think the problem might be with my labtop and not the router. I connected the ethernet cable directly to my laptop and the internet works fine that way on my laptop.

I live in a 2 story house and my desktop is upstairs and I noticed that when I took my laptop downstairs, that it would loose internet access almost every time, but a while ago my laptop lost connection and I had it in my room which is right next to where the desktop is so now I don't think the problem has to do with the range. Sometimes it works when I am downstairs, but mostly it does not.

So how can i fix this problem? This is very frustrating and I feel like just returning the router.

P.s. the OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.

A:Laptop losses internet access, but says "connected" to wireless router

Try your laptop with your friends router. This proves if the problem is related to your laptop.

When problems occur ("no internet access"), can you still access the router configuration?

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Ever since i've gotten my lynksis wireless router, it had always worked, but the connection was never very stable. It would drop the connection every now and then, and then i'd have to reset the modem... which was no biggy. But a week ago my internet dropped, and ever since then it's given me the message "You are connected to the access point, but the internet could not be found" The other night, i actually got it to connect, i'm not sure how.. but i was connected for a good 45 mins, and then it dropped and went back to the same old message.. Has anybody else had a problem like this and know how to fix it? Well if somebody could help me out that would be great Thanks
 

A:Wireless Router- "connected to access point, but internet cannot be found"

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Just moved into apartment in Ann Arbor and am forced to use this ISP. They are not wireless friendly. Their manual sucks and will only provide tech support for $80/hour. I bought a Belkin router and got it working for my MacBook. BUT my roommate can't connect, even tho her MacBook sees the network. And I can't print to my wireless printer even tho it says everything is fine when I run the wireless diagnostics.
Here's some more complications. The ISP has these rules:
- Only connect the router to the Internet or Wan port. Do not connect to the numbered ports (how do I know whether or not I've done that?)
- Do not use static IP addresses
- Do not run a DHCP server

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
 

A:Trouble setting up wireless router to "College Internet Connection" ISP

Checked their website, a very user un-friendly company. Dis-connetion for using P2P software.
http://www.collegeic.net/

A router usually has 5 ethernet ports. One is normally marked Internet, WAN port, or Modem. The ethernet line from your modem would go here. The others are the routed ports and may be marked as ports 1 thru 4 or just Wired. These are where you connect computers, printers, etc.

Not sure what they mean by "Do not use static IP address" or "Do not run a DHCP server" unless it is "Do not use a Router"

What is the make/model of the modem?
What model Belkin.

The ISP may be using MAC address authorization.
You would need to clone the your computer's MAC address into the Belkin router. This would be done under Internet WAN, MAC address on the router. Have only your computer hooked to the router and click the clone button. Do this with the router disconnected from the modem.

Then try this.
The router disconnected from the modem and turned off, power supply disconnected. The computer can be connected to the router, but turned off.
Turn off, disconnect the power supply to the moedm and wait two minutes.
Turn on , connect the modem's power supply. Wait about a minute for it to stabilize.The online/cable light is steady, not blinking.
Connect the router to the modem and turn it on, plug in the power supply. Wait about a minute for the router to stabilize. Modem/WAN and Power ights should be green. Modem light maybe flashing to... Read more

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Hi,
I will try to explain my problem that I have although I am a novice...
I have a Toshiba laptop, 32bit Vista Home Premium.
I have had an internet connection through modem for a while, everything is good. Now I bought a Linksys WRT54G router, to be able to use the laptop with wireless. Did the setup, all was good, then suddenly no more connection.
Tried to reset the modem, the router and restart the laptop, got a connection again, but it went after 5-10 minutes, just simply stopped working. I still am connected, but it says "local only" and once "limited connectivity".
When I then connect the laptop directly to the modem with a cable, I have internet.
So the router seems fine, modem obviously, too.
What could be the problem that it always says "local only" all of a sudden, although I know there is internet???
Thanks for your help.

A:Internet works fine with modem but wireless router says "local only"

Hi Luna
Can you please tell me:~
ISP
Modem
Router
Adapter
and anything else you may find relevant. As i am looking for an answer to this one thanks...

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Hey guys, Iím getting to my wits end with my computer lately, I have no idea whatís going on, but recently Iíve been having some internet problems. Namely an Unidentified Network with no NETWORK access.

Some information first, the NIC that Iím using is the Realtek PCIe Family Controller, Iíve updated the drivers, Iíve uninstalled, Iíve reinstalled. Iíve basically been on the internet for the past two days trying all the solutions. Including refreshing and renewing my ip, trying a static ip (although, Iím still not sure if I did this step correctly) Iíve tried disabling IPV6, Iíve tried adjusting my speedflux, believe me Iíve tried just about everything, I donít have one blue link left when it comes to my google searches on fixing this problem.
The problem is also intermittent with seemingly no reason whatsoever, some days Ill go without internet for the entire day, then the next day Iíll boot up my computer and Iíll have internet again. It should be noted that when I enable WIRELESS on my laptop, Iím able to connect to the network, but when I enable wired, I am not able to.

Here is the ipconfig /all for when Iím connected wirelessly and have a connection.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Collin-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
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A:Solved: Can't connect to my network or internet "Unidentified Network" I've tried EVE

UPDATE

Problem fixed, had to reset my powerline adapters, so simple.
 

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Hi there,
I know similar questions have been posted before, but I've searched the internet (and these forums) and haven't found a solution that works yet, so I'm hoping you guys could give me some ideas...

I just set up a new wireless router (I've set up one before, so I know the basics), and it worked for about 3 hours when suddenly, while I was in the middle of using the internet, it stopped loading pages.

Now every time I connect to my wireless network, it says "Access: Local Only" or "Limited Connectivity" and obviously won't let me access the internet.

It does this on both laptops in the house.
I've heard of problems with vista, which one laptop is using, but since neither can connect, I figure that's not the issue.

Any assistance you guys could offer would be MUCH appreciated, I've been trying to figure this out for days now..
 

A:Solved: Setup new Wireless Router: "Local Access Only"

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Hi,
I will try to explain my problem that I have a bit better.
I have a Toshiba laptop, 32bit Vista Home Premium.
I have had an internet connection through modem for a while, everything is good. Now I bought a Linksys WRT54G router, to be able to use the laptop with wireless. Did the setup, all was good, then suddenly no more connection.
Tried to reset the modem, the router and restart the laptop, got a connection again, but it went after 5-10 minutes, just simply stopped working. I still am connected, but it says "local only" and once "limited connectivity".
When I then connect the laptop directly to the modem with a cable, I have internet.
So the router seems fine, modem obviously, too.
What could be the problem that it always says "local only" all of a sudden, although I know there is internet???
Thanks for your help...
 

A:Internet with modem works but wireless router says "local only"

When connecting directly to the modem everything is fine; but when connecting through the router you lose internet access after 5-10 minutes? If so, please show for a good connection and again for when the problem occurs ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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