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I have 2 computers on a wireless network. I have a linksys router. Yesterday afternoon I suddenly was not able to access the internet. Every page I went to gave me a "page cannot be displayed error."
When I rebooted I got an error message saying "limited or no connectivity"

When I hook my laptop up directly to my modem, I can get internet.......but when I hook up my pc directly to the modem, I keep getting that limited connectivity error and no internet. When i try to repair my network connection it says that it cannot get an IP address.

I've changed Nic cards and cables. I've unhooked the modem and router several times before hooking them back up and nothing is working.

Please help!!!

Edited by lostmichigan, 26 July 2006 - 04:54 PM.

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http://www.snapfiles...nsockxpfix.html


this may help for connection

try to do this as well go start...click run....type in...prefetch...click ok.....click on edit....then on any file click delete


go start click all programs ...click on accerries ...click on system tools ....click on disc clean-up make sure all boxes are checked ...then click ok once thats complete

go to start click accesseries ...system tools...then click on defragment....then click on defragment and let it run till its finish then restart and try to connect again see if your pages open up


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I reformatted and its still doing the same thing...

would it be my network card?
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Have you re-installed the network card software

If you type 192.168.0.1 in the address bar and press enter, does it give you the router set up page
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I havent installed anything special for the nic card.. its showing up in device manager and says that its working properly...

I can also get to my router through the brower just fine..
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It is usual to install software for the card

Device manager says everything is working properly

If you get the router set up page, has it got basis set up to run
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lostmichigan.... This may seem like a longshot but, I recently ran into a similar problem with my home modem connection (both my work laptop & my personal tower PC), though not WiFi related. My modem connection speeds ranged from no connection to 49.2 kbps (previous normal was constant at 45 to 49.2 kbps, resp.) and were erratic with every connection attempt through 2 different ISP's. Working w/ my ISP, software/hardware vendors, phone company were fruitless. Later, one of my service technicians made a suggestion that worked.

I connect each computer at different locations at my home (never have had a problem at work w/ the laptop, which is a WiFi connection, only at home w/ the modem, and the tower is a fixed installation at home). My problem turned out to be an internal phone line hardwire (terminal) connection. I found no loose terminal connections when I physically "jiggled" each and every phone line connection but that seems to have solved the problem. The connection problem has not recurred since (several weeks now). I suspect that one of the connections was sufficiently corroded that my jiggling created a clean connection.

Consider also that if you live in an area of the U.S. or Europe that has been hit in recent weeks with unusually high ambient temperatures and/or humidity, materials used for wiring terminations (Aluminum, Copper, etc.) are subject to corrosion, though often visually unnoticeable. Consider the static of an old radio whose tuner has never been cleaned. Even slightly corroded terminations can fail a connection or cause sufficient "noise" in the line to prevent a connection to your ISP. I deal regularly with similar issues in my business.

My advice, as I give to my customers, is to leave no stone unturned. Check your software, PC hardware, wiring, terminations, etc. Never assume :whistling:

Keep the faith....ProEd
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Hi! I'm having a similar problem with my computer... the Local Area Connection always says "limited or no connectivity", I've tried to repair it but it won't work.... can anyone please help me?
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I've reconnected everything several times over the last 2 days. I had the cable company come out to see if the line outside was ok, they checked everything inside and out.


The only way that I can get internet is with my laptop hooked directly to my cable modem.
If I hook the pc directly to the modem, I get nothing..........If I try to use the wireless router, I cant get online with neither my laptop or pc.

Would a bad NIC card in my pc affect my laptop getting online with the wireless router?

Edited by lostmichigan, 27 July 2006 - 06:02 AM.

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Have you checked if the PC's have the same name or IP address
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Have you checked if the PC's have the same name or IP address


nope, they dont
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