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Problem with my ip adress


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nyy147

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My computer is hooked up through a wireless router. We have cable internet and my computer is the computer not directly connected to the internet. One day my computer suddenly stopped connectign to the internet. When i looked at the ip address it started with 169.254 and i tried re booting the computers and modems. the ip address on the workign computer is 192.168.10.3 I tried renewing the ip address also. I even bought a new networkign card so that i could try hooking the modem directly to my computer and that did not work either. I even reinstalled windows xp which did not solve my problem. It says that i am gettgin excellent signal strength. Although it also says i have limited or no connectivity. When i try to manually configure the ip address to a 192.168.xx.xx it says that i am connected but it will still not allow me to browse and websites. I have tried calling dell, Motorola (Manufacturer of my router), and comcast. No one seems to be able to fix it. I am stumped. One day it just stoped working. Id really appreciate some help from anyone who has any suggestions. Thanks
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I'm having a similar problem (see post below). My workaround has been to first release the IP and then renew it, and it works every time. I see you mention renewing the IP, but did you first release it? Under Windows XP, go to the command prompt and type 'ipconfig release' followed by 'ipconfig renew'.
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I just tried releasing and then renewing my ip address. It said that it could not find the server when i tried to renew the ip address. However i have excellent signal strength to my router. It released the ip address just fine though.
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Seems to be a problem with your router. The simple solution would be to just reset it by holding down the small buttom usually located on the back.

Try that, then holla back
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Yeah i have tried to do that also. Ive tried resetting my modem as well as my router. Neither have seemed to work. I could not even connect when i tried to hook the modem directly top my computer. Does anyone else have any suggesstions?
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Sorry if i sound really persistant but it has been 10 months since my internet stopped working so if anyone knows what could be wrong or how to fix my problem i would really appreciate the help. Thanks
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Well I'm not an expert in TCP/IP, but it's looking like it might be your wireless card. Can you connect with another wireless card?
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Nope ive tried when i hooked up directly to the modem. I used my ethernet card instead of the one that is used when u connecter the wireless adapter
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Hi nyy147

Please click on the start button> run > type in to the box the following: ipconfig /release now click on OK
Then do the same again then type the following: ipconfig /renew

There is a space between ipconfig /

Kc
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I just had a case in which I tried to change TCP/IP properties without success. The computer accepted the new parameters but when I tried to connect to the internet it showed the old IP and wouldn't connect. After running Ad-aware and AVG antivirus the problem disappeared. Try this if you didn't yet.
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Ive tried running adaware and my anti virus allready uinfortunatly. And I have tried to release and renew my ip address also. Somewhere i heard aboutt his guy that had the exact problem as i do and he got a new modem and it fixed the problem. Note that he had two computers and one was connected and working the other not
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is dhcp enabled on your wireless card and your router?
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yep
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Are you running XP with SP2 installed?
If so, click start, click run, type 'cmd' w/o quotes, and hit enter.
Then in the command prompt type "netsh winsock reset", again w/o quotes, and hit enter.
Reboot and try to connect again.
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Please check the following setting....Start/control panel/network connections/ right click on Local Area Network/ click the authentication tab...make sure the Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this network is NOT Checked....reboot your computer...
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