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Wireless internet connection problem.. media disconnected

Posted on 2009-04-07
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Hi, experts!

My wireless internet connection died off on me gradually.
Verizon DSL
Fairpoint IP (HAS NOT been able to solve the problem)

The following results came out with Static IP:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
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C:\>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

        Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : 800IS246
        Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . : US.chs.net
        Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
        IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
        WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

        Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetXtreme 57xx Gigabit Cont
roller #3
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1C-23-0D-2A-E2

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Networ
k Connection
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1B-77-92-C6-92
        Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 169.254.61.47
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

C:\>ping 169.254.61.47

Pinging 169.254.61.47 with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 169.254.61.47: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 169.254.61.47: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 169.254.61.47: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 169.254.61.47: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

Ping statistics for 169.254.61.47:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms

Signal strength: low
Status: connected

Win XP network diagnostics passed successfully!

Still Absolutely unable to connect to Internet!!!

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The following results came out with Auto IP:

C:\>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

        Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : 800IS246
        Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . : US.chs.net
        Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
        IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
        WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

        Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetXtreme 57xx Gigabit Cont
roller #3
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1C-23-0D-2A-E2

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Networ
k Connection
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1B-77-92-C6-92
        Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.61.47
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

C:\>ping 169.254.61.47

Pinging 169.254.61.47 with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 169.254.61.47: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 169.254.61.47: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 169.254.61.47: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 169.254.61.47: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

Ping statistics for 169.254.61.47:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms

C:\>

Signal strength: very low
Status: limited or no connectivity

Win XP network diagnostics passed successfully!

Still Absolutely unable to connect to Internet!!!

Please, help me to solve this wireless puzzle!
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Hi there,
1.Did u tried to reset your wireless router?
2.Go Start->Control Pannel->Network Connections->(right click) Properties -> See if there is no Tcp/Ip v6 protocol (usualy this come with some updates, if it is uninstall it)->Go to Internet protocol TCP/IP check Obtain an Ip adress automatically / Obtain DNS server  automatically. Restart pc after apllying settings.
3.If is still not working try to make a connection on laptop with anoter wireless router and try another laptop (friends, neighbours) on your router to see where thee problem is, on laptop or router.
Tell me what happend after you do this 3 steps.
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DaRakNa!

1. I can not reset router I am not a primary user of the IP account and verizon's DSL
2. I did applied different settings for TCP/IP and the results are posted above
3. No friend around here.. I just moved in, so I can not connect to someone's router at this point

thank you very much for your quick response

Since the connection died off gradually I suspect signal interference
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One more thing..

I have in Network connection panel the following on my laptop:

Area Connection 2                                                    Disabled           Cisco Systems VPN adapter
Local area Connection LAN or High speed Internet  Network cable unplugged     Broadcom Nextreme

Do those items influence the wireless connection?

thanx again
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