Why can't I run my computer through my router Tags: Routers Computers Connectivity Networking Last response: July 20, 2010 2:54 PM in Networking Share Anonymous July 19, 2010 4:17:29 PM My computer works fine using my cable modem with no issues. Once a hookup my router ( I have tried 3 different routers) I lose connectivity. The message I get is: Local Area Connection 2 This connection has limited or no connectivity. You might not be able to access the Internet or some network resources. For more info. click this message. When I do that I get the following: The problem occurred because the network did not assign a network address to the computer. Please help. Frank More about : run computer router Anonymous July 19, 2010 6:07:37 PM Check TCP/IP Properties. Start, Connect To, Connection, Properties, Scroll Down TCP/IP and highlight, click Properties and check that Obtain DNS and IP address automatically are enabled. riser July 19, 2010 6:54:38 PM Also make sure you are plugging into the switch ports, labeled 1 through 4. The WAN port should have the modem plugged into it. Confirm you have a green link light on the router as well. Related resources Why cant i get on the internet through my d-link dir 615 router - Forum Can't load website through router ! - Forum why cant I connect through my switch? - Forum networking through router help - Forum Help--can connect through cable modem but not through router - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bfunk_nme July 19, 2010 6:56:59 PM What type of router do you have? Who makes it? We can get you a diagram on what to plug in where. Anonymous July 19, 2010 10:59:37 PM Quote:Check TCP/IP Properties. Start, Connect To, Connection, Properties, Scroll Down TCP/IP and highlight, click Properties and check that Obtain DNS and IP address automatically are enabled. Thanks for getting back to me, but I have windows xp and don't know how to select TCP/IP properties Anonymous July 19, 2010 11:01:54 PM Well, the steps described work with XP: Start, Connect To, Connection, Properties, Scroll Down TCP/IP and highlight, click Properties and check that Obtain DNS and IP address automatically are enabled. gtvr July 20, 2010 2:54:59 PM alternately, control panel - network connections - local area connection - right click on that, then properties. scroll down to tcp/ip and click on properties. also try running a command prompt, then type "ipconfig /all" and let us know what that says. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSame IP Addressed On All Devices Connected Through Router ForumWhy cant I run Mac OS X and Windows XP off same ethernet hub? ForumWhy cant i see the router via my switch ForumSetting up wireless router through another router ForumI need the best router for passing signal through walls. ForumSlow upload speed through router ForumHelp! computer cannot connect to internet through dlink di-808hv ForumCan't get ICS (Internet connection sharing) to work through a switch ForumWindows XP running slow, cant figure out why ! ForumShare files through 2 routers ForumClear 4G Wi Max Hub is not broadcasting through my wifi router . ForumHow to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network ForumMy computer cant find my router ForumRouter problems Forum[Solved] 3com 3cr858-91 router lost sbility to login More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !