Desktop internet connection won't work.

August 26, 2010 at 15:15:30
Specs: Windows 7
I set up a static ip on my laptop so i could forward some ports for an game i have. (FSX)
And well the static ip is fine on my Windows 7 laptop and i have wireless connection(via linksys router)
BUT my windows xp desktop computer says it has no or limited connection. I dont know what i did wrong....

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#1
August 26, 2010 at 15:30:09
Is the desktop PCs ip address also configured manually?
If so, did you (hopefully) use a different ip address for that PC?
How is the desktop PC connected to the router, wired or wirelessly?

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#2
August 26, 2010 at 18:53:53
Thanks for the reply.

I did manually do the same thing for that PC but I do not recall if I was using the same IP adress. I'll do it over tomorrow and see what happens.

And my desktop is connected to my linksy's router directly, via ethernet cable.


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#3
August 26, 2010 at 23:10:51
You simply have to check, whether the ip addresses are different.
Default gateway as well as the DNS server entry should be the same.

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#4
August 27, 2010 at 08:46:43
OK i checked the IP adress and they are indeed different. DNS and Default Gateways are the same.

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#5
August 27, 2010 at 09:06:55
Have you crosschecked the wireless encryption key?
Is there running MAC address filtering on the wireless router?
If so, is the XP machines MAC address listed in the MAC address list of the router?

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#6
August 27, 2010 at 09:23:06
No I don't have MAC Adress Filtering enabled on my router.

Should I enable it and put my PC on it and see what happens?


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#7
August 27, 2010 at 09:45:44
If it is disabled, it should work as is.
But for security reason, you should enable it later and put any wireless device, that should be able to connect to your router into the list.

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#8
August 27, 2010 at 09:56:33
OK, so im secured but i still dont have internet on my desktop. :/

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