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Laptop cannot connect wirelessly to the Internet, but can connect via Ethernet cable.

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Last Modified: 2010-08-05
Model: Toshiba Satellite 1115-S103
OS: Windows XP Home Edition, Version 2002, Service Pack 1
CPU: Celeron 1.50 GHz
RAM: 256 MB
Cable Modem: Arris CM550A
Router: Netgear Wireless Router WGR614 v6
PCMCIA Card: Netgfear WG511T

I have WinsockXPFix, no luck. Also used msconfig to disable any extraneous programs, no change.

Since it is well known that Norton AntiVirus causes a lot of networking problems, I looked to see if Norton was installed, but it was not. It has been installed previously and later removed, so I  searched the Registry for any "Symantec" or "Norton" entries and removed them. I also removed any folders on the hard drive with "Syamntec" or "Norton", but no change.

When I connect via wired Ethernet cable, the IP Address of the laptop is 192.168.1.45, and I can ping "www.yahoo.com" just fine.

But when I connect wirelessly, the IP Address changes to 169.254.31.56, and I cannot ping "www.yahoo.com".

Let me know what to do to get this laptop connected to the Internet via the wireless router. Thanks.
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