internet fail even wireless have signal 100%

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by Qnguyen, Oct 9, 2006.

  1. Qnguyen

    Qnguyen Guest

    My labtop wirless connection show that there wireless signal. However, I can
    not connect into internet. Do you have any idea? (There no security required
    for wirless connection). Thank you
    Qnguyen, Oct 9, 2006
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  2. Qnguyen

    Gary Tsang Guest

    Are you able to get an IP address from the access point that you're
    connected to?
    If you're using a router with wired ports, try connect your notebook with a
    wired connection and see if you can connect to the Internet.

    If you're able to connect using a wired connection, then try again with the
    wireless, and see if you get a valid IP address from the router. If you
    don't get a valid IP address check your wireless network adapter's TCP/IP
    settings and make sure you've select obtain an IP address. Hit OK. Then try

    If that doesn't work, then check if you have any 2.4GHz devices such as
    microwaves, cordless phones that might be interfering with your wireless
    signal. You can also try changing the wireless channel on your access point
    to avoid some of the interference.

    Gary Tsang

    Microsoft MVP - Windows Media Center
    Gary Tsang, Oct 9, 2006
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  3. Qnguyen

    Qnguyen Guest

    Thank for reply, we use the public wirless router. My friend are able to
    connect using same wireless network connection (same access point).
    Qnguyen, Oct 9, 2006
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