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can't connect to wireless network DNS error

- New desktop PC can't use wireless network - showing connected / limited connectivity
- No IP address allocated to PC
- existing laptop works fine and config details for desktop taken from laptop
- using WEP and a key
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nicolei
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nicolei
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ccpjcCommented:
Are you using Mac filtering on the wireless?
Have you right clicked on the internet icon and used Diagnose and Repair?
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bignewfCommented:
To simplify troubleshooting of the wireless adapter:

Disable wep on both wireless adapter and wireless router
make sure wireless adapter sees the SSID of your wireless network
do ipconfig/release, ipconfig renew on workstation to get ip address
then ipconfig /all to see if getting dhcp address
check wireless router dhcp range and make sure it's enabled for dhcp
if you can connect without security, then you can re-enable wep key.
(wep is insecure, though)
Also, you might disable and re-enable wireless adapter -  this "bounces" the card to force it to recognize wireless access point.
Also, you might need to try different channels.
temporarily shut off any firewalls during testing until you are connected


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nicoleiAuthor Commented:
Apologies for tardy response, mny thks, ms
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