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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCant get wireless on laptop to work only ethernet cable on windows 7 ForumUSB Wireless Adapter Not Working On My PC Only ForumNew wireless router only works wired on mine, wife's works wirelessly. ForumPowerline Installation messing up laptop wireless ? ForumConnection Problems On Laptop Only ForumUsb device not recognized but only for my wireless card..everything else works ForumInternet Explorer the only part of my internet that works (!)? ForumMy centurylink Westell A90-7500 only works via the ethernet wire, no wireless co ForumHP Laptop , Broken Screen, Using HDMI to TV only works in safe Mode ForumUSB mouse only works in first USB slot, but won't work in other slots ForumConnected to wireless but Internet wont work only on my laptop ForumLaptop installation problems ForumEthernet and Wireless LAN only work when laptop is on AC power ForumMy USB Gamepad only works When Laptop is on Battery Mode - Acer Aspire ForumMy wifi only works at McDonalds ForumEhternet and Wireless LAN only work when laptop is on AC power ForumEthernet and Wireless LAN only work when laptop is on AC power ForumBest wireless network card for my router? Forum[Solved] Why my wireless is asking validating identity ForumHow to share files over a wireless network? More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !