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Unable to conect to DHCP server

By skins2848
May 9, 2009
  1. Hello all! Thanks for reading this!

    I am having some troubles with my wireless connection. First of all, it is not the router because another laptop running Mac OSX can connect to the internet just fine. I have tried renewing the connection, doing all the netsh things and still no luck. Here are my specs when I do an ipconfig/all.

    DHCP is enabled
    Autoconfig is enabled
    IP Address is 169.254.133.75
    Subnet Mask 255.255.0.0
    Default Gateway 169.254.133.75

    Please help me! If there is anything else you need to know just let me know.
     
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,415

    Hi

    it sounds like the wireless connection isnt coming into play at all, the address you are getting is the one windows assigns when it cant find any DHCP servers and is set by the OS DHCP server.

    are you using the windows software to connect to your wifi or are you using the cards own software..?
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    use the Wireless Network Wizard to create the connection.

    you should see an SSID and channel number for each router in the neighborhood
    (or at least mine does)

    Verify the type of WiFi on the router 802.11{a,b,g,n} and then that of the Mac as well
    as the PC(s). Sometimes a 11.n/g router needs to be forced into G-Only mode.
     
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