Wireless " Lilited or no connectivity "

  georgewilli 14:34 16 Jan 2007

Hi guys i got a dell PC. I am able to go online through ethernet cable but i am not able to connect through a wireless connection. Its a brand new usb adapter. Whenever i try to connect through wireless connection it give me an eror
" Limited or no connectivity ".

Plz help me out somebody.. its getting very annoying...

  STREETWORK 17:45 16 Jan 2007
  mgmcc 20:35 16 Jan 2007

Have you actually "Connected" to the wireless network? In other words, have you run the wireless adapter's software, scanned for "Available Wireless Networks", found and highlighted the one that matches your router's SSID (network name) and selected the option to "Connect" to it? You should be prompted to enter any WEP or WPA encryption key and, once "Connected", the wireless adapter should get its IP address by DHCP from the router and you should have network and internet access.

There is a difference between the Wireless Network Adapter and Router communicating with a good signal and "Connecting" (as in "logging in") to your Wireless network. Only after successfully connecting will the adapter get its proper IP address.

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