Computer newbies forum: staus connected to router but no internet access

by: tolanimk January 8, 2012 6:52 AM PST

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by tolanimk - 1/8/12 6:52 AM

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</font><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt;">After formatting my hard
disk and reinstalling windows xp (followed by the drivers) on my Fujitsu
Siemens laptop , I am unable to connect to internet. I use a linksys router and
connec to it by wireless. In the taskbar , the icon for the wireless network connection
shows that it is connected to the linksys router but i am unable to connect to
any website.Before formatting and reinstalling windows xp, I was using the same
laptop with the same router without any problem .Also, I am able to connect
to internet using another laptop through the same router . Obviously something
has gone wrong after reinstalling windows. Another thing I have noticed that
although the task bar icon of wireless network connection shows that it is
connected to the router, i am unable to get access to the router after typing
192.168.1.1 in the address bar of the internet explorer in the problem laptop
but no such problem in the other laptop . I have intel pentium processor and
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