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Windows 7: Limited Access problem

06 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Limited Access problem


I just bought a new sony Vaio and When I turned on wireless worked, but it says "limited access" and connection still not working.

i tried few times toset the ip, check firewall reboot router, yet it doesnt work

My Wireless card is an intel (r) wifi link 5100 AGN and the router is a Broadmax.

when i connect it to ethernet cable it works so i Reall don't know.

Thanks for answering


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06 Jan 2010   #2


both your wired and wireless connections are on at the same time, yeah?

try disabling your wired (ethernet) connection then using your wireless.

disable ethernet adapter through device manager.

if it's still not getting full signal, cycle your router and modem... modem first, then router.
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06 Jan 2010   #3

W7 Ultimate 64bit W7 Premium 64bit W7 Premium 32bit WXP Home 32bit

Limited Access means your laptop didn't get an IP address from your router.

Take time to review all the wireless settings: Network Name (SSID), security (WPA, WPA2), PSK Key, wireless mode (802.11g, 802.11a, 802.11n) etc. They must match *exactly* between the router and your wireless adapter or you won't connect.

You mentioned you have a Broadmax router, what model? Also what firmware version is on the router?

Let's start with that.
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12 May 2010   #4


see this post
Intel WiFi 4965AGN: limited access

Any help would be appreciated.
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