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Limited or no connectivity on wireless laptop


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I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop using Windows XP home edition, SP2. Internet comes from Comcast, with a Motorola Surfboard cable modem and a Dlink DI-524 wireless router. The router has the latest available firmware, (ver 3.2) with WPA-PSK security activated.

Last night, I got a new message: a pop-up balloon telling me Limited or No Connectivity. The laptop could not acquire an IP address. I got around it by manually assigning an IP address - however I prefer to have the system automatically acquire one. (The manual setting gets me by at home, but not at a local public hot spot.)

Is there a way to fix this problem? This happened suddenly for no apparent reason.

Thanks in advance for any help on this issue.
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http://www.snapfiles...nsockxpfix.html

try that
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It is also worthwhile checking the IP Properties to see if it is set to Automatic or if it is set to use a specific IP Address. If it is set to a specific IP address then that could be causing the problem. Normally you can check by right clicking the network connection in Network Connections and choose Properties, TCP/IP.
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The snapfiles.com download cleared it up. This little program is definitely a keeper on my system.

My thanks to everyone who has pitched in to help out. This case can now be closed out.
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