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Windows 7: Can not connect to my work router.

28 Mar 2011   #1
mamitotwo

windows 7
 
 
Can not connect to my work router.

Morning guys! Iv been having this problem since i started working here. Its just a very small 2 man operation and they added me to answer phones so no tech guys to help..

I just bought a brand new Dell Inspiron 15r.. (was using an HP mini before Dell, had same issue) It has Windows 7..

The router is a Belkin G Model F5F7234-4...

Co worker can connect, this router used to be in his home so he configured it then and just brought it to work and didnt have to do anything but plug and play.. then i came along and couldnt connect..

Im currently using the internet on my Dell connected by my EVO with PDANET..

When i came in with my Dell i automatically tried connecting with out any set up, usually works perfect anywhere i go.. but keeps showing unidentified network and showing it as a public access... iv googled and read everything from disable mcafee and try connecting with the ethernet cable... before i had a cable i tried running belkin setup assistant cd and it would say no connection to router.. i finally got ahold of an extra cable today and tried that in to set it up with the cd while wired, at first it showed on the laptop it was wired and i put in the belkin setup assistant cd and it would just keep looking for the router,(now just showed wired on router but not on computer) then tried manual set up where IE popped up with http://192.168.2.1/ in the address bar, but wouldnt connect.. tried to diagnose everything every time.. it keeps saying can not connect via net work adapter or LAN does not have valid ip address... iv reset and or disabled then enabled everything.. i have all passwords and pins to the router... i just dont know what to do. thanks guys.. i would keep using my pdanet but trial is up and its gonna cut off on me soon like last week, it keeps messing with me.. but why pay for it or use it when i have a perfectly good network to connect to at work!

need any more info or me to try anything let me know.. might have to explain to me what to do too!


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28 Mar 2011   #2
pricetech

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

If your coworker brought it from home, doesn't he know how it's configured ??

Have him take a look at it from his computer. Just off the top of my head I'm thinking MAC filtering might be keeping you from connecting. That's the first place I'd ask him to look anyway.

Best of luck with it.
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28 Mar 2011   #3
brady

 

Honestly I would just start with power cycling the router then trying again. If that doesn't work, we'll start troubleshooting.
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