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Wireless Network Failing/nonexistant


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dllp117

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Recently I setup a new computer, and currently I am attempting to set it up for wireless internet. I first set up a connection, with no problem, with a lynksis USB adapter, but i soon switched to a MSI Dual Net PCI Card with Wireless and bluetooth capability. i intalled the device with no problem, but my problem now is that i cannot connect/properly access my wireless network. When I boot up my computer the device will search for a 'local area network', and it will connect to alright, but then a message will pop up saying that my connection has 'little or no connectivity' whenever this message comes up i click 'repair', but, unfourtenately, that does not work, because my computer fails to renew it's ip address. i have tried to manually renew it, but that does not work either. i think that i may need to set up a new network connection, but i am not sure. i appreciate any help, and thanks in advance!
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Hi there,

Have you tried restarting the router?
What kind of router?
Can you connect via ethernet?
What security software are you running?
Is your connection encrypted?
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my router is a d-link wireless g-54 router, and currently i am checking the DHCP settings on it. both computers have AVG free edition, and my computer has Avast antivirus on it. i believe that my connection is encrypted, but i'm not postive.
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my router is a d-link wireless g-54 router, and currently i am checking the DHCP settings on it. both computers have AVG free edition, and my computer has Avast antivirus on it. unfourtenately, we lost the password to the routers' DHCP settings, so i can't access it to change it. is there a way that i can reset the password?

Edited by dllp117, 18 January 2007 - 07:22 PM.

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sorry about that double post!!!
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I have had a similar problem with my computer (laptop wireless card wouldn't detect networks) along with
freezing at the windows XP welcome screen (mouse would work but when you scrolled across user names nothing would happen). Could always get in using Windows safe mode, eventually by selectively disabling startup programs found that Avast was the culprit.

Uninstalled and re-installed and now everythihng appears to work fine.

Pete
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fortunately, i fixed my problem-i had to reset and update the firmware on my router. curiously enough, Avast was also on my computer and was coming up with weird messages, but i deleted it.
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