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Just Says "acquiring Network Address"


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#1 girlvert

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 03:51 PM

So, Im out of town with my laptop and it says I am connected to my families wireless network (secured and password accepted) BUT when I try to pull up an internet page it says "page cannot be displayed".

I clicked repair and it goes until the end landing and sticking on "acquiring network address" then just rolls there....forever...with no end.

Did the *start - run - ipconfig-- without any results.

any ideas?

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#2 bbboogie2

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Posted 21 July 2007 - 09:13 PM

You might try to "ping" an address to see if you are getting out on the net. Do the Start/run and in that window type
"ping www.google.com" without the quotes. You should get something like the following:
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sh-3.00# ping www.google.com
PING www.l.google.com (64.23.1.99): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 64.23.1.99: icmp_seq=0 ttl=247 time=234.6 ms
64 bytes from 64.23.1.99: icmp_seq=1 ttl=247 time=255.0 ms
64 bytes from 64.23.1.99: icmp_seq=2 ttl=247 time=244.9 ms

--- www.l.google.com ping statistics ---
[b]3 packets transmitted, 3 packets received, 0% packet loss[/b]
round-trip min/avg/max = 234.6/244.8/255.0 ms
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notice the line that says 0% packet loss which means the data is getting thru and back.

Edited by bbboogie2, 21 July 2007 - 09:18 PM.





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