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Old October 21st, 2011, 03:02 PM
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Using laptop1 (Windows 7) I have wireless connection to the internet and everything works great. Laptop2 (Windows XP) shows that I have a valid connection to my network also, yet I cannot connect to the internet. Any suggestions?

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Old October 21st, 2011, 05:27 PM
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On XP, long yahoo.com, 4.2.2.2

If 4.2.2.2 comes back, then try using public DNS on network properties on XP of with ISP DNS oe 4.2.2.1/4.2.2.2
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Old October 22nd, 2011, 11:57 AM
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Thanks for the help.

I find that when I ping 4.2.2.2 on the XP I get no response yet the XP network properties shows that I am connected. I have no idea what this contradiction means or what to do about it. Any thoughts?
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Thanks for the help.

I find that when I ping 4.2.2.2 on the XP I get no response yet the XP network properties shows that I am connected. I have no idea what this contradiction means or what to do about it. Any thoughts?
If 4.2.2.2 still fails , check any third party firewall settings
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Old October 26th, 2011, 12:57 PM
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I have succeeded in going from bad to worse. I started out by not being able to connect to my wireless network from my Toshiba Satellite Laptop (Windows XP). My network and others were visible on Wireless Network Connections. Still I could not connect to the internet. I got no response when I pinged on 4.2.2.2. So it appears that I am not in contact with my router. I tried various suggested fixes. The awful result is that now, no wireless networks are found in range. Can someone suggest a bridge that I can jump off? Alternatively, any suggestions that even a dullard can implement? The Wireless Network Connection Properties shows that I am using a Atheros AR5005G Wireless Network. There is a CONFIGURE button alongside but I have not clicked on it for fear that I would make matters even worse.
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make sure you did not turn off the wifi button which are usually on edge of laptops so easily turn off the wifi with small sliding switches.
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Old October 26th, 2011, 02:10 PM
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Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. You can't imagine how stupid I feel. But you did save me from jumping. Thanks again. I'm up and running.
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