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desktop internet connection through router

By kkrules1 ·
Hi i have a desktop connected to a router through the ethernet cable and a compaq laptop connected to the same router through the wireless.i am able to access the web pages through the laptop and everything is fine .
on the desktop i have an icon sayin that im connected to the internet ...but when i try to browse web page on the desktop it is giving me an error saying that i dont have active internet connection ...tried changing the browser but to no avail (ie,opera)..please provide any help in this regard

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DHCP

by Wizard-09 In reply to desktop internet connecti ...

Is this a wireless router, if so do you have DHCP configured so you get more than one IP address?

Have you tried to disconnect the laptop and then plug the desktop in the same port to see if that works, to me it looks like a DCHP do an ipconfig /all from the command line via Run then type CMD and check the ip and post back.

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