Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Networking & Security › Ok, need help again!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Ok, need help again!

post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
Ok, the father in law has bought a new dlink router, installed the disc and everything seems ok.

While the network cable was connected to the router, he accessed the internet and it worked just fine.

Then, when he unplugs the cable and connects with the wireless, he gets the "connected to dlink, signal strength excellent" but when he opens IE, he gets "page cannot be displayed".

Anyone any ideas what could be causing this?

He has auto detect settings on IE BTW

MaK
Lego Land
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3200+ Venice OC @ 2.6GHz Jetway GT-4 SLI 939 BFG 7800GT OCd 2GB OCd 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Maxtor 120, 80 GB SATA Pioneer DVD +/- RW Media Center Edition 05 20.1" TFT Soon 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G-15 LCD 550W New one :P ATX Flower Logitech G5 Lazer 
  hide details  
Reply
Lego Land
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3200+ Venice OC @ 2.6GHz Jetway GT-4 SLI 939 BFG 7800GT OCd 2GB OCd 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Maxtor 120, 80 GB SATA Pioneer DVD +/- RW Media Center Edition 05 20.1" TFT Soon 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G-15 LCD 550W New one :P ATX Flower Logitech G5 Lazer 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 4
Obviously a setting issue, but it could be on either the computer or the router. The computer could be set to a static IP address. But you want the wireless card to get an IP automatically from the router. The router could have DHCP or the wireless lan turned off.

Also with some of the wireless routers I've had, if you enter the incorrect password it'll show you connected, but you really aren't.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX9650 @ 3.66 EVGA Nvidia 780i 2x EVGA 9600GT 512mb OCZ Reaper 4GB DDR2 1066 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
2x 500gb Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 Vista Ultimate 64 bit OCZ GameXStream 700W Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX9650 @ 3.66 EVGA Nvidia 780i 2x EVGA 9600GT 512mb OCZ Reaper 4GB DDR2 1066 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
2x 500gb Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 Vista Ultimate 64 bit OCZ GameXStream 700W Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 4
1) have him bring up command and try to ping the router (192.168.0.1 , 1.1, or 2.1 are the normal IPs.)

if that works.

2) have him ping www.google.com

This will let us know if the router is refusing to pass traffic or if the problem with with IT.

once we know where the problem lies, we'll be better able to fix it
Furian II
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Pheon X4 955 MSI 870A-G46 Saphire 4870 1GB GSkill Ripjaw 2x4 DDR3 1600 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Home - 32 kernel cracked for more RAM Spectre 32" Acer 22" Logitech G15 V1 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G9 Xact Mat 
  hide details  
Reply
Furian II
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Pheon X4 955 MSI 870A-G46 Saphire 4870 1GB GSkill Ripjaw 2x4 DDR3 1600 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Home - 32 kernel cracked for more RAM Spectre 32" Acer 22" Logitech G15 V1 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G9 Xact Mat 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 4
Also try to release and renew the DNS from within the router itself.
The Busa
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 Asus a8n32-sli deluxe EVGA 7900gt 2 GB G.Skill DDR-500 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar SE16 320GB LG 20X DVD-RW Win XP Pro SP3 crappy 17 inch crt for now 
PowerCase
Kingwin 450W Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
The Busa
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 Asus a8n32-sli deluxe EVGA 7900gt 2 GB G.Skill DDR-500 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar SE16 320GB LG 20X DVD-RW Win XP Pro SP3 crappy 17 inch crt for now 
PowerCase
Kingwin 450W Antec 300 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Networking & Security
Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Networking & Security › Ok, need help again!