dns problem?-cant connect to internet

Posted on 2009-04-26
Last Modified: 2013-12-14
I have two computers
Both are connected to a combined wireless modem/router

The first is connected by a cable and has no problem connecting to the internet

The second, connected by wireless, manages to establish a good connection to the router and to the wireless network (Shows strong connection signal) but shows an error message:

Cannot connect-DNS or server problem.

I am unsure what to do next

Question by:topUKlawyer
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    Accepted Solution

    Did you get an IP from the router? (If you are using Windows, go to the Command Line and type ipconfig <Enter Key>). Can you see that your wireless adapter got an IP?
    A "strong signal" is not a proof that you are already connected to the Wireless Modem.
    You should view the list of available wireless networks, choose your wireless Modem, and select Connect.

    Best regards,


    Author Comment

    hi, thanks

    very strangely, although i have had this problem for several days, i went back to the computer after posting this question and it connected straight away!!!!!

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    Expert Comment

    Thanks for the points :)  

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