Wireless only works when installation laptop is on? Tags: Configuration Laptops Wireless Wireless Networking Last response: April 3, 2010 6:51 PM in Wireless Networking Share Calgayrpuck April 3, 2010 6:32:04 PM Hey there, my father has a laptop, and whenever I visit him I can only log on to his wireless when his laptop is on, logged in, and connected to his dlink router. The model is a 615. Seems odd to me. Setting in the install on that laptop? Thanks in advance if anyone can help. More about : wireless works installation laptop Anonymous a b D Laptop a b F Wireless April 3, 2010 6:51:13 PM This may not help but could be worth a try as it's relatively simple . Check TCP/IP Properties in your and dad's computers. Start, Connect To, Connection, Properties, Scroll Down TCP/IP and highlight, click Properties and check that Obtain DNS and IP address automatically are enabled. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Wireless only works when second laptop is connected Forum SolvedCant get wireless on laptop to work only ethernet cable on windows 7 Forum SolvedPC Wireless Connection only works when it's the only device connected. Forum Ethernet and Wireless LAN only work when laptop is on AC power Forum Ethernet and Wireless LAN only work when laptop is on AC power Forum Ehternet and Wireless LAN only work when laptop is on AC power Forum Connected to wireless but Internet wont work only on my laptop Forum SolvedRouting only works one way in my home wired/wireless network, please help. Forum I installed Bluetooth which is working fine, but now my cabled LAN won't work, only the wireless Forum Beats Wireless - Only one side works on Bluetooth, Both sides work on a wired connection Forum New cable modem that broadcasts wireless, now existing wifi router only works up close Forum SolvedNew Wireless Keyboard works on Windows 7 laptop, but not Windows 7 Desktop! Forum Solvedwireless works for me (hardwired) but not my friend (wireless laptop) Forum SolvedLaptop works properly only in safe mode Forum Laptop is behaving strangely. Works only when its Upside Down. Doesn't work when its upright. Forum hp laptop works only on external monitor Forum SolvedI am unable to complete installation of my new printer ( wireless) to laptop. Forum bought an xbox 360 wired controller for laptop, the green light has come on and seems to have installed,do they only work on p Forum SolvedLaptop Only Works on Work WiFi Forum SolvedLaptop Screen Works Only When Plugged In Forum More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !