I can't connect to net no connectivity

  pink-pal* 16:48 20 Aug 2009

Please help me someone!

I have now spent 5 hours trying to fix this problem and its still not working. I'm very very new to computers so be kind to me. I usual pay for someone else to sort my pc problems.

I have a belkin g adsl modem with wireless router and an adaptor in my laptop. my laptop is working fine but my desktop pc has no connectivity. I have tried unplugging all cables and turning everything off at the mains. I've tried to manually input the ip address but i'm still getting no internet activity.

Any help would be much appreciated.


  preston 17:46 20 Aug 2009

is your pc wireless or does it need an adaptor, or is it hard wired to your router.

  ambra4 12:27 21 Aug 2009

It is strongly recommended by All router suppliers that you use a physically connected cable to the Router via a Ethernet RJ45 cable for router setup.

Using a wireless connected computer for setup is Not recommended to access router setup at any time.

Remove Telephone from wall jack if install

Plug-in the 2-way filter that came with Modem/Router

Connect Telephone Cable that came in the box to the ASDL/DSL Socket on Filter and to the ASDL socket on the Router

If you had a Telephone connected to the wall jack before, plug the phone into the socket on the filter mark Phone

If you have any Phone extensions, Fax Machine, Answering Machine, etc, an ADSL filter must be installed on all equipment pluged into the extensions socket

Connect a second RJ45 Ethernet cable from Port 1 on the Router to the LAN socket on your Computer
Regardless of how many computers you are trying to network together, start with just one.
A bad network card, driver, cable, virus, or Spyware on just one PC can jeopardize the integrity of an entire network.
So turn off all but the main PC connected to the router
Once you get the PC connected to the router working properly, then turn on one more and get it working.
The key is to start with just one PC, then add the remainder one by one.
Power up the hard wire computer only and check the following: -

If any third party firewalls are installed on any of the PCs, uninstall them.

This includes Zone Alarm, Sygate, Kerio, Norton Internet Security, Zero Knowledge Freedom, Cisco VPN Client, F-Secure, McAfee Firewall, Trend Micro, Comodo, PC Tools Firewall Plus etc.

In many cases, disabling the firewall is not enough; you have to actually uninstall it.

Do not install or re-install the firewall until after you have the network functioning properly.

  ambra4 12:28 21 Aug 2009

Web Browser Settings

Start – Setting - Control Panel - Select- Internet Options-Connection Tab

In the “Connection” screen, there are three selections:

“Never dial a connection”,

“Dial whenever a network connection is not present”

“Always dial my default connection”.

If you can make a selection, select “Never dial a connection”.

If you cannot make a selection, select “LAN Settings”

Untick marks next to any of the displayed Options:

“Automatically detect settings”,

“Use automatic configuration script”

“Use a proxy server”.

Click “OK”. Then click “OK” again in the “Internet Options” page.

Network Adapter Setup on all Computers

Also called a LAN card (Local Area Network) or NIC card (Network Interface Connection)

Click-Start-Settings-Network Connection

Double-click on the “Network Connection”

Left-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

At bottom of display tick the box “Show Icon in Notification Area When Connected

A display Icon will appear in the task bar when you have finish the setup

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

Do Not Change Any Other Setting

Click “OK”.

Your computer network card is now configured for use with the Modem/Router

Other Lan Card Setting

Right click on Local Area Connection Display Icon on task bar

Click Status-General-Properties

At the top of display the type of Lan card will be displayed

Click Configure-Click-Advanced Tab

Click- Connection Type - Change to “Auto- Negotiation”

Click- Flow Control-Change to “Hardware Default (Auto)”

Click-Power Management Tab

Un-Tick if selected "Allow Computer to turn this device off to save power

Network Connection Setting

Click-Start- Setting-Network Connection-New Connection Wizard

Select-Connect to the Internet-Next

Select-Set Up My Connection Manually-Next

Select-Connect using a broadband connection that is always on


  ambra4 12:36 21 Aug 2009

Router Setup

Power On The Router And Wait 1-2 Min’s until it synch with your broadband ISP

Start your browser and enter the router access code, check the manual for the correct code

ASDL Modem via The Phone Line

Connection Type = PPPoA

Encapsulation Method: VCMUX

VPI: 0

VCI: 38

Authentication: Auto

Keep Alive: On

User Idle Timeout: 3420


QoS: On

User Name & Password that you presently use to access your ISP service

Setting Up The Wireless System in the Router

Access the router and click the Wireless section in the router setting

Make sure that the wireless is Enable

If you not going to use the wireless Disable it

You now have to set-up the Wireless Network Name the SSID address on the router first

By default some wireless router come setup with the manufacture name as the SSID address 3Com, Linksys, Belkin etc,

You should change the SSID address to a name you want to give your Wireless Network, 452john06 / ezyclip01 etc which would allow you to easily identify your network

You should also change the Wireless Channel # the default is normally Channel 11 which most persons uses so change it to 6 / 8 this will save you having interferences and low signal quality from other networks close by using channel 11

Write it down; or save on a flash drive as the same SSID name Channel # and Security Code must be used on All wireless device when setting then up to access your wireless system

Save the setting and log out of router, make sure that you can access the router vie the wireless device and browse the Internet first, if you get it wrong the router will not allow the wireless device to connect to the wireless system or allow access to the Internet

  ambra4 12:38 21 Aug 2009

Setting Up The Wireless Security System

Check out these sites before you set-up the Wireless Security System

click here

click here

click here

Question said by first time user of ADSL Wireless Broadband

The PC hard wire to the router does not have to be on for the wireless system to work

Once the router is on all wireless devices should have local and Internet access

With a hard wire system the LAN card connect speed at 100Mbps, the wireless system connect speed at 0Mbps -54Mbps depending on the distance, amount and thickness of walls, quality of signal etc

You cannot see the wireless system from a hard wire PC only the Local Area Network Connection

Using a wireless connected computer for setup is Not recommended to access router setup at any time.

You should not have both the LAN and Wireless on the same PC connect at the same time.

As this can causes conflict within the router

The normal connect speed on a laptop build in wireless card or USB adapter is 54Mbps on older laptops with build in wireless cards the connect speed is 11Mbps

Using a build in normal wireless card or adapter to connect to a 108Mbps, 125Mbps, 300Mbps, wireless router will only connect at 54Mbps

You must buy a separate108Mbps, 125Mbps, 300Mbps, USB adapter or PCI card for each wireless device you want to connect at that speed.

  lotvic 21:49 25 Aug 2009

A very big thank you from me :))
Over the weekend I was given a BT Voyager 2110 wireless and ethernet ADSL Router
I didn't have a clue where to start and I am now up and running. Have Desktop PC connected with ethernet cable and laptop is wireless.

Still don't quite understand it all but it's starting to make sense :)

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