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Limited wireless network connectivity

ruairi56
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When I try to connect my laptop to the office network it does not obtain a correct IP address (i.e. wrong ip range) and seems to only allow traffic in one direction (Sent 742 packets - received 7 packets).  Does anyone know why this might be?
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What IP range should it get and what is it getting?

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Sorry I am not getting an email to tell me someone has replied!

IP address of Router 192.168.1.1
Subnet mask  255.255.255.0
Default Gateway  192.168.1.1

IP address of pc 169.254.127.195
Subnet mask  255.255.0.0
Default Gateway  169.254.127.195
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What happens if you disable all security (WPA, MAC filtering etc) on the router? What OS are you running on the PC you are trying to connect with? Are you using the wireless NIC manufacturer's 3rd party utility or an OS builtin utility to connect with?

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Ill try it shortly but I have been using this laptop for a year on this network! as far as I am aware there is no change to the laptop or the network!
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The magical reboot seems to have worked the trick!  Should have thought of that first!
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