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Laptop says good connection, but no access

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  • Laptops
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Last response: in Wireless Networking
a b F Wireless
a b D Laptop
October 20, 2009 1:03:19 AM

I have wireless networks set up in two houses, both using LinkSys Wireless-G systems.
Everything was working fine in both houses until about a week ago.
Now the laptop connects to the Internet at one, but not the other.
The machine says it is connected and the signal is strong, but I can't get/send email or use the internet.
I've tried the "repair" option and nothing changed. I know the DSL connection is good because the desktop which is also on the network works.
OS is XP.
Any ideas?

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October 20, 2009 5:00:21 AM

Can you ping the desktop/router from the notebook?
October 25, 2009 6:43:24 PM

desktop does not have a static IP address (per Optimum Online's request) but I can see the drives on the desktop from the laptop.