new wifi has stopped main pc internet connection

  mrwoo71 22:34 17 Mar 2008
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I recently bought the basic netgear router with usb dongle included. My main pc was connected with ethernet cable and the internet worked ok for the 1st day or 2. I have 2 laptops which are both accessing the net but I cant get the internet on my main pc now. I disconnected the ethernet cable and used the dongle to see if the cable was the problem but that hasnt solved it. It is driving me crazy I would appreciate any advice which would solve this problem.

  Gongoozler 06:55 18 Mar 2008

Try Control panel - Network connections. Under LAN or High-Speed Internet, see if you have a Local Area Connection for the Ethernet port.

  mrwoo71 09:30 18 Mar 2008

Tried that one the computer connects to the router by both cable and dongle but just will not connect to the net with either method.Somebody told me I might have to manually put separate ip numbers in for each computer as the laptops may have grabbed the ip address that the main pc was using. I havent a clue what he was going on about

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