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Old 01-19-2006, 12:33 PM   #1
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Default Internet connection lost (router)

Recently my computer randomly stopped connecting to the internet, right after I installed AOL... , but I have un-installed it now but I still have a problem, when I connect to my router I have a totally different IP to the one that it should be setting via DCHP, its something like 169.154... but my DCHP is set at I have un-installed and re-installed my card, a Belkin Desktop one, the router being Netgear ( I know... but AOL need it ). The network key is fine, I think that AOL has just messed up one of the settings.
Also on the router attached devices page, it does not say anything about my computer being connected. I am on a different computer on the same network, OS Windows XP SP1. One last thing, when I set my IP to what I want it to be via Windows ( it will not work because my router is set-up to automatically assign an IP, but I can ping my router. When DCHP assigns it the weird 169.154... IP ping just reports the destination is unreachable.
Any help greatly appreciated, thanks

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Old 01-19-2006, 01:43 PM   #2
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Default Re: Internet connection lost (router)

This sounds as though your DHCP server is not working. Check to insure DHCP is active. As well you may want to check and see if there is a firmware update. Once again your computer may be requesting a DHCP address through driver initilization earlier that the DHCP server can comply.Setting it manullay be sure to include your default route which is your router address. As well it will be listed as your dns server.
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