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Lost internet connection but can access router

By alexisbatman
Oct 17, 2008
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  1. Hi,

    My Media Centre PC has stopped connecting to the internet. It connects wirelessly through

    the router but I cant download any content/view webpages.

    Router is a Linksys WAG54GS with latest firmware. The laptop Im using to right this post is

    connected wirelessly and has no connection issues.

    The Media Centre PC wireless link is supplied by an Edimax EW-7318Ug USB pen. I have used the latest drivers from the website but this has changed nothing.

    IP config settings are below, Local area connection 3 adapter is not in service and isn't meant to be. This connection is generate by my pinnacle TV card which is not currently being used so you can ignore it.

    Please advise.

    Alex




    Windows IP Configuration


    Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 3:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.46.2
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

    Ethernet adapter Edimax Pen:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : WAG54GS
    IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.103
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1

    C:\Documents and Settings\Media Centre>
  2. NetCablesPlus

    NetCablesPlus TS Maniac Posts: 480

    Are other machines able to connect to the internet via the router? If not, have you tried connecting the laptop directly to the modem, thereby bypassing the router?
  3. alexisbatman

    alexisbatman TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes, other machines can connect.

    Hey man, Ive worked with DOS. I played Monkey Island 2. That said, I was like 14 and had no idea how to put dos to good use but anyway...

    Tried pinging google.com in cmd but no luck. Also switch USB ports.


    Windows IP Configuration

    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : MediaCentrePC
    Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
    Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
    IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : WAG54GS

    Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 3:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Pinnacle Virtual Ethernet Adapter
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-30-8D-00-00-01
    Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.46.2
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

    Ethernet adapter Edimax Pen:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : WAG54GS
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : RT73 USB Wireless LAN Card #2
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0E-2E-ED-A8-FD
    Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.100
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 212.139.132.8
    212.139.132.9
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 19 October 2008 15:02:29
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 20 October 2008 15:02:29

    C:\Documents and Settings\Media Centre>
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