Confusing Wireless problem

  hoffer80 14:59 03 Nov 08
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Hi would appreciate any ones help on this one.

Basically I have been runnign my laptop on wireless orange livebox fine for a few months now.But came back after a weekend away to find it will only connect to local only..( im running vista if that helps )..Ive tried everything..resetting the box my wireless adapter..but when i do the vista repair it says something about a DNS server?..Its weird because several other computers are working fine..AND my mobile phone can connect via wireless but now it won't.its really puzzling me.

thanks

Dan

  ambra4 01:40 04 Nov 08

“says something about a DNS server”

Check that LAN card setting and that “Obtain DNS server address automatically” is ticked

Network Adapter Set-up

Click-Start-Settings-Network Connection

Double-click on the “Network Connection”

Right click on the “Local Area Connection” associated with your network adapter

Select “Properties” from the drop-down menu.

In the “Local Area Connection Properties” window all boxes should be ticked

Click-Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Click the “Properties” button

Select “Obtain an IP address automatically

Select “Obtain DNS server address automatically”

Click- Advanced-Click-WINS Tab-Tick-Enable LMHOSTS Lookup if untick

Click “OK”.

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