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03-03-2011, 12:39 PM
Hey all,

I am trying to help my flatmate with an issue connecting to the net.

We have a Thompson 585v8 with Telecom.

He runs a Nec Versa p9110 with Visa.

Two of our computers connect fine, one through Ethernet and one wirelessly.

His Nec will connect through a Ethernet cable but only gives us Limited Connection when he attempts to connect wirelessly, so it recognises the network but wont connect to the internet.

I installed the latest Visa service pack and drivers for his Wireless card but neither worked.

Does anyone have any ideas?

He can connect wirelessly to other networks - is it our modem?

03-03-2011, 02:11 PM
Check to make sure that his network card doesnt have a static IP assigned to it. If it is than change that to DHCP option so it gets its IP from the modem.

04-03-2011, 01:06 PM
I have had a look at it definitely is DCHP enabled.

Any other suggestions?

04-03-2011, 01:25 PM
Ensure mac or IP filtering is disabled/allowing the laptop in.

04-03-2011, 01:52 PM
in my experience, it can be a driver issue, maybe backdate it or it could be the service pack.

the thing is it might happen to some and not to others... (diff products).

04-03-2011, 03:15 PM
Double check that the wireless security credentials are correct...