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Connecting to internet, desktop prblem only.

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  • Routers
  • Desktops
  • Modem
  • Internet
  • Networking
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Anonymous
October 9, 2010 9:11:32 PM

I'm having trouble connecting to the internet with my desktop computer. I have a cable modem attached to a wireless router. All other computers in the home are connected to the router and are accessing internet fine. I've tried hooking the desktop directly to the modem, and have also tried to access the router using the wireless card installed in the desktop. It connects to the modem and the router just fine receiving an ip address but won't connnect to the internet.

I try pathping google.com in the cmd and it says "unable to resolve target [site here]"

I've cycled all components and refreshed my ip address using ipconfig /release, /renew.

Again all other computers connect fine except the desktop.

OS is xp, forgot to mention that.

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Anonymous
October 9, 2010 9:20:10 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.
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Anonymous
October 9, 2010 9:37:48 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.



They are.
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October 19, 2010 9:09:05 AM

What are the Local Area Connection settings appeared in your desktop PC? Your IP, Subnet mask, gateway, & DNS?
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