Wireless Trouble

By computernewb
May 19, 2007
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  1. Hello all, as you may discover from my user name, i am not the 'best' with computers...

    What is happening: - I have been able to connect to the preferred network using windows zero configuration, yet i cannot access the internet. . i believe this is because i am not receiving any packets, yet sending many...!

    could anyone help me in the right direction, i don't know where to start ?!
  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 4,576   +76

    Welcome to TechSpot,

    Do you have a wireless router?
    Do you have a laptop?
    Do you have a desktop?
    Do you have modem?

    (internet ISP)--------[cable/dsl modem]-----\|wireless router|/
  3. computernewb

    computernewb Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Yes, i have a wireless router - belkin - and a desktop computer...
  4. Peerob

    Peerob Newcomer, in training Posts: 68

    have you got any pc attached to the router?
    ie one pc hard wired? can you get on the internet through another pc?

    i am guessing from the limited information here that this is a firewall issue.
    take down the firewall for a moment to see if you can get it connected. If so you will need to configure your firewall but dont leave it off
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