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  skippers 18:25 24 Feb 10
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If you have a signal for wireless but pages are not loading using a wireless adaptor what could be the problem?

  rizlo29 18:43 24 Feb 10

Usually dns (domain name server) not enabled. The dns change addresses like "yahoo.com" into a ip address of the sere e.g. 192.1.168,24.

Without a dns you cant access a web page.

To see if you have dns set up in windows go to...

...start>run> type cmd and press ok. On the prompt screen type ipconfig/all

Scroll down for dns and it should have a address like 192.168.1.254.

If it doesn't then you need to set up a correct network address.

  mgmcc 20:27 24 Feb 10

Have you actually "Connected" to the wireless network (your router)?

There is a difference between simply having a strong signal available and actually connecting to the router. You haven't mentioned which version of Windows you're using, but you need to scan for Available Wireless Networks, select the one which matches the SSID (network name) of your router and then "Connect" to it. If the network is protected by WEP or WPA encryption, you'll be prompted to enter the "key" and should then be connected.

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