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Cant hookup laptop!!!

Discussion in 'Networking Issues' started by littlebhawk, Mar 9, 2006.

  1. littlebhawk

    littlebhawk Guest

    ok I have the WRT54G V5 (<<< yeah I know...) and i have all the wires hooked up right, because my desktop computer has internet... but I have my laptop and I can see the wireless network, and I can connect to it, and the wireless network connection says that I am connected to it BUT I cannot get on the internet or set up a network, ive been trying for almost a week now and I havent had any luck.
    If you are connected to a wireless network does it hook up to the internet automatically? or what do you have to do to get internet on a wireless device?
  2. bluebox

    bluebox Network Guru Member

    You may not be picking up DHCP from the router.
  3. MarvinTheMartian

    MarvinTheMartian Network Guru Member

    If DHCP is enabled on the router, make sure the TCP/IP settings in your computer are set to "Obtain IP address automatically" & "Obtain DNS Server address automatically"

    Good Luck


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