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Acquiring Network Address?


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#1 sigs67

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Posted 17 January 2010 - 03:09 PM

Hi everyone.

I have recently bought a Compaq netbook (OS XP) & set it up on my wireless network. The problem I'm having is that it shows that it's connected but Acquiring Network Address ?

I am on Virgin broadband & have done all the troubleshooting & forum searching, but all to no avail. So everyone, I put the question to yourselves in hope of a solution from others more knowledgable than myself ( Which is probally most of you).

Thanks

Sigs.

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Posted 18 January 2010 - 04:22 PM

Is your computer IP address set to DHCP? Try setting it to a static IP address. Just make sure it is in the same network as your router.
Example: 192.168.0.X [192.168.0 is the network, "X" is the host/computer]

Or else make sure the DHCP Server on your router is configured properly.

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Posted 18 January 2010 - 05:53 PM

I have got to start this reply with a big DO'H.

I checked the Virgin Wireless Manager & discovered that it has a password all of it's own which you put into any other wireless device that you wish to connect. Hey presto, now the netbooks connected.

Thanks to Desion for the reply.

I'll know better next time.

Thanks

Sigs :thumbsup:




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