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Old 05-30-2008, 12:47 AM   #1
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Exclamation Netgear WGR614 v7 + Intel(R) PRO/wireless 2200BG Network Connection = Not happening

I have a few desktop computers in my network, all working fine wirelessly.
I recent bought a cheap laptop from a friend, and went to configure it to my network. It says its connected when i hover over the wireless symbol in the taskbar, also my router says its connected to it. But i when i go to use firefox or limewire etc it says its not connected.
Any ideas? Please contact me via email on : demoniod_apocalypse@hotmail.com or on here.
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Old 05-30-2008, 05:57 AM   #2
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hmm. wierd. does msn or anything work?
maybe the browsers are set to work offline.
also try resetting up the home network wizard in the control panel. i remember doing that wrong before and i had no internet
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Old 06-02-2008, 04:22 AM   #3
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Tryed using msn, limewire, etc. Not happening. Checked the browsers that work offline is unticket. And i also have redone the network a few times trying to sort things out. Its rather weird, as i can access the network, eg the other peoples shared files, and use the network printer, but i can not access the internet.
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Old 04-30-2009, 02:45 PM   #4
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Do you know how to change your DNS server to one that is manually selected?
If so, try changing it to 192.168.1.1 and see if that works. I've had a similar problem with my wgr614 and after i set my computer to use that as the DNS server I can connect to the internet. The IP address it gives me is fine so I leave that as dynamic, all i change is the DNS server
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Old 04-30-2009, 04:21 PM   #5
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what you want to do is use your ISP dns server addresses and try to statically assign the ip adress like this:

IP: 192.168.1.6
Sub: 255.255.255.0
DG: 192.168.1.1

then your ISP DNS.
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It could be the router is set for security settings that the wireless does not support.
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Old 04-30-2009, 06:39 PM   #7
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Probably a configuration problem Click on your wireless connection icon on your lower right screen and try to ping the gateway address. If it pings, the connection between your laptop and router is good.
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First, as said previously... Make sure your DNS is right, though that shouldn't have a problem with Limewrie. Just to make sure, you are not having any problems with the other computers correct? Also it seems to me that you did not buy it new, if you haven't it wouldn't be a bad idea to check and make sure you have no spyware or virus's.
Otherwise, I would go into your services and make sure everything is working correctly... By the way, I would suggest using the static setup only if it is really necessary... If you are getting a valid ip from your router, and your DNS client service is running, static setup is really not necessary...
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Old 04-30-2009, 10:57 PM   #9
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found another solution besides static dns, login to the router setting and change the DHCP ip address range from the default .2-.51 to .101-.150, see if that does the trick, did it for me
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jdavied - Changing that setting shouldn't have any significance... Though all my routers came default .101 - .150... Including when I switched the firmware from stock to third party... If you don't mind me asking what was your problem? (curious as to how it worked)
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:29 PM   #11
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My router is being very bizarre, after tinkering for static ips and port forwarding it just started acting crazy.
Some devices get onto the network and connect to the internet just fine (a desktop running xp, the wii, and a macbook), other devices (my laptop running vista, another xp laptop, a G1 phone, an OLPC, and an xp desktop) will connect to the network but only have internet access if I manually set the DNS server to 192.168.1.1
When I attempt to connect without setting the DNS to that value I get on the network but receive an ip address outside the DHCP range (i.e., dhcp is set to .2-.51 and I get .133) and am unable to connect to the internet. Once I change the DNS then I am connected just fine.
When I changed the DHCP range to .101-.150 and set the DNS to automatic then all devices connected on their own and had internet access.
Unfortunately, about an hour after I posted that as a solution it stopped working and I had to switch back to 192.168.1.1 as my DNS server

very confusing problem and it really makes no sense to me!
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jdavied - hhhmm... Your right, that doesn't make to much sense... I am wondering if maybe you may need to reset your router to factory defaults... Or flash the firmware... What kind of router do you have?
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Default Re: Netgear WGR614 v7 + Intel(R) PRO/wireless 2200BG Network Connection = Not happeni

I've done a reset and have updated the firmware. The router is a Netgear WGR614 v7
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Hmm... Is it always the same devices that connect or don't connect?
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Default Re: Netgear WGR614 v7 + Intel(R) PRO/wireless 2200BG Network Connection = Not happeni

Try the following link information and it might help you,
http://kb.netgear.com/app/products/model/a_id/2589
When you are on the page, click on No Internet Through Router


http://www.errorsnsolutions.com
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