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Partial connect to wireless network

By degarbey ·
Acer Aspire One netbook
Win XP-SP3 Atheros AR5007EG network Adapter
Driver: 7.7.0.523 (6/4/10)
Wireless network at home using linksys Router Works Good. Go to new location and Acer will not connect to new wireless network completely. Able to send and receive e-mail but cannot Browse with IE or Firefox or Chrome. Can you help at all?

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by wesley.chin In reply to Partial connect to wirele ...

Have you done anything with the firewall settings?

Try turning off/ pulling the plug on the router and turning on/replugging it.

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IP and DNS

by sportguy In reply to Suggestions

Are your IP addresses and DNS server Addresses static or Dynamically assigned.

When you are connected to the network giving you the problem, go to a command prompt. Type ipconfig /all. Check if anything shows up under DNS server. If not then maybe try manually defining DNS server addresses.

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And you can confirm this be surfing by IP address

by robo_dev In reply to IP and DNS

e.g.

216.239.113.101 should get you to Tech Republic

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by degarbey In reply to Partial connect to wirele ...

This is no longer a problem as I've returned home and all works fine. I have a friend who has the identical problem with her Acer Aspire One. She's back home now and all works well. Thanks for all the suggestions! Nothing worked! Both of us have been to the second network before with no problems. Still confused but We're home and problem gone!!!
Thanks Again!
JimmyMac

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