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Detects Internet Connected But Doesnt Work


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#1 96tegrs

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Posted 10 December 2006 - 02:38 AM

hey my roommate just got a computer so i hooked up a home network. if i click on view workgroup computers on mine his computer shows up but on his computer neither his or my show up. in the networking options his computer says its connected to the network. Heres mine main problem the computer detects that there is a internet connection but we open explorer and it just say cannot find server even though the computer says it has the connection. any help would be muchly appreciated

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Posted 10 December 2006 - 11:03 AM

Go to Start> Run> type cmd and press enter. When the command line windows opens type in ipconfig
What is your IP and Default Gateway IP address? It should be the 2nd and 4th lines.
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Posted 10 December 2006 - 11:29 AM

His or your firewall may be blocking connection from your internet connection!!!

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Posted 10 December 2006 - 07:55 PM

Have you run the Network Setup Wizard and the Network Connection Wizard?
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