constant acquiring network address

  jones2k5 20:05 26 Aug 07

Ok so my laptop recognizes the connection and it says my signal strength is good. I've tried all these tips from other threads including enabling the netbios over TCP/IP. I've done the CMD commands and tried all that but still nothing.

My IP address is just

i can't access any internet on my laptop so I'm on a friend's laptop at the moment. any suggestions?

the router is linksys
other info- broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN
I use a WEP key

  jones2k5 20:19 26 Aug 07

oh and in device manager under network adapters it has

1394 Net Adapter
Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN
Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC

  Ashrich 21:37 26 Aug 07

Daft question maybe , but are you entering the correct WEP key ? A simple missing letter/number or the wrong case is quite often the problem , another thing to try is to reconnect to the router via an ethernet cable and change to a different WEP key ( shorter , longer , whatever ...) and see if that helps .


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