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Windows 7: Limited Connectivity?

16 Aug 2011   #1
DavidJovanovic

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Limited Connectivity?

So I have a laptop and a PC. My PC is connected to the router/modem by a cable, and I'm using wireless on my laptop. Everything's fine except when I start using wireless on my Nokia C7, suddenly on the laptop there's LIMITED CONNECTIVITY. I usually restart the router and it works, but it's very annoying. How can I fix it?


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16 Aug 2011   #2
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Hi DavidJovanovic, welcome to sevenforums. It sounds like your Nokia has got a fixed IP address and your PC has the same address that it has been given by the DHCP server in your router/modem. When you restart your router, it will detect that the Nokia is using that IP and not re-issue it out to your PC. Check out your Nokia and see if you can set it up to get an IP automatically or make sure that you set up its IP to one that is outside of the range available via DHCP. For example, if your DHCP server in your router/modem is setup to use the range 192,168.2.2 to 192.168.2.99 then setup your Nokia to use say 192.168.2.120.
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16 Aug 2011   #3
DavidJovanovic

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I'm really not into this stuff so if you would like to tell me step by step what should I do.
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16 Aug 2011   #4
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Can you tell me what router modem you have?
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16 Aug 2011   #5
DavidJovanovic

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

T-Home Speedport W503 V. Just so you know I used to have a modem plus a router and it worked just fine.
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16 Aug 2011   #6
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Do you have the instructions in english or german?
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17 Aug 2011   #7
DavidJovanovic

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

No, but I did everything as written.
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17 Aug 2011   #8
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Did you setup the DHCP correctly?
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17 Aug 2011   #9
DavidJovanovic

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

What is DHCP? I'm sorry but I don't understand stuff like DHCP xD
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17 Aug 2011   #10
wilywombat

win7
 
 

There should have been a refrence to it in your instructions for setup. Can you scan or provide the manual/instructions in .pdf format so we can see the way forward?
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