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Problem with wireless internet connection

Problem with wireless internet connection

Problem with wireless internet connection


I have two laptops that I use in two different locations. One location has a Linksys router the other a Netgear router. Both computers will connect to both routers. Their MAC addresses show up on both routers. One laptop (XP) accesses the internet at both locations, no problem. The other laptop (Vista) will only access the internet on the Linksys router. I have checked the MAC filter setting (Linksys) and the PC Access settings (Netgear) and disabled them but still have the same problem. Any suggestions where to look would be helpful.  


RE: Problem with wireless internet connection

I have a few questions:

Is the laptop connecting to the netgear network?

Is it getting DHCP from the netgear router?

Can you ping the netgear router?


RE: Problem with wireless internet connection

Thank you for your reply.

I am quite sure the laptop connected to the network and could see the other networked computer.

I will need to visit the location that has the Netgear router, but I will be out of town for the next week. I'll have to get back to you.

Again, thank you for the reply.

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