I have got Sky Internet with a netgear router, and now have 3 laptops, 3 iphones, playstation 3 and Wi all trying to connect. Many times I get liminted or no connectivity error messages on the laptops, so was wondering if there is an IP conflict or whether I need to set up a home network? I am not technically minded so may need assistance. I also have McAfee Security installed on 2 of the laptops which also may be a factor?
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October 19, 2010 7:10:45 PM
Just to clarify, they do not all connect at the same time, but would like them all to work whenever any of these are turned on. I have particular problem with 1 of the pc's and the playstation.
Try to set fixed ip address to each of your computers/games stations.
In order to help, on your computer click on start then enter this command: cmd , When the black box appear, just enter this command: ipconfig /all then hit enter key it will show your network information. Write down these
Subnet mask, gateway and DNS have to be same for all your computers
and game stations. For the ip address only change the last 3 digits,
for example if your ip address is : 192.168.2.10 on other peripherals change
to 192.168.2.11 then 192.168.2.12 for the other one and so on.......
About your iPhones you can let them on DHCP if no problems occurs.