Re: I need assistance with my Wireless NIC card

Discussion in 'MCDST' started by AJR, Dec 20, 2006.

  1. AJR

    AJR Guest

    Suggest you post to: microsoft.public.windowsxp.network_web or
    microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support.

    "TWilliams" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hello Everyone
    >
    > I have been reading the community board for sometime now, and I appreciate
    > all your comments and inputs, even some of the sarcastic ones I run
    > across..(You know who you are..LOL) but all jokes aside, I find this board
    > very informative to say the least.
    >
    > I have a Sony laptop with a built in wireless card. I have config my
    > router/modem(DSL) so I can use the internet remotely. Everything was
    > working
    > fine, until a few days ago, when trying to access my wireless, it states
    > Limit or No Connectivity. I tried troubleshooting the problem, I even
    > called
    > DSL Technical Support and they did the samething I did, but the problem
    > still
    > did not get resolved.
    >
    > Here are a list of things I tried to do to get my Wireless up and running
    > again. Please let me know if I am on the right path or if there is
    > something
    > else I should have done.
    >
    > 1) I run the cmd prompt and typed ipconfig/all. I notice my wireless card
    > is
    > showing an APIPA address and not a DHCP address.
    > 2) I than typed in ipconfig/release and than ipconfig/renew. That did not
    > work. The APIPA address was still on the Wireless Nic card, and did not
    > release it.
    > 3) I than typed Ipconfig/flushdns, and than ipconfig/registardns..Still
    > showing the APIPA addressing on the Wireless NIC card.
    > 4) I also tried Ipconfig/release *Con* still nothing.
    > 5) I Enable NETBIOS over TCP/IP,..Still nothing.. Even tried Disable
    > NETBIOS
    > over TCP/IP.
    > 6) When I ran ipcong/all.. My DHCP server is up and running, but I still
    > can
    > not figure out why the Wireless NIC card will not release the APIPA
    > addressing.
    > 7) I rebooted the computer, turned off the router, reset the router and
    > still nothing changed. So, now I can not enjoy the comfort of taking my
    > laptop around the house and getting on the internet, b/c it is keep saying
    > Limit or no connectivity.
    >
    > The only other option at this point is to call Sony Technical Support, to
    > see if they can help or fix the problem physically, by maybe installing a
    > new
    > Wireless NIC card, which I do not think they will need to do, but I am
    > unsure. This is a brand new laptop.
    >
    > If anyone out there is cyber world, can please help me, I will be
    > grateful.
    >
    > T
    >
    > --
    > Thanks
    AJR, Dec 20, 2006
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  2. Although correct, wouldn't you ask a newsgroup full of MCDSTs or
    potential support specialists? :) You assumed that he is running
    Windows XP. Although you are probably correct; he never specified what
    operating system he is currently running.

    --
    Michael D. Alligood
    MCSA, MCDST, MCP, A+,
    Network+, i-Net+, CIW Assoc.,
    CIW Certified Instructor



    "AJR" <> wrote in message
    news:#:

    > Suggest you post to: microsoft.public.windowsxp.network_web or
    > microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support.
    >
    > "TWilliams" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > Hello Everyone
    > >
    > > I have been reading the community board for sometime now, and I appreciate
    > > all your comments and inputs, even some of the sarcastic ones I run
    > > across..(You know who you are..LOL) but all jokes aside, I find this board
    > > very informative to say the least.
    > >
    > > I have a Sony laptop with a built in wireless card. I have config my
    > > router/modem(DSL) so I can use the internet remotely. Everything was
    > > working
    > > fine, until a few days ago, when trying to access my wireless, it states
    > > Limit or No Connectivity. I tried troubleshooting the problem, I even
    > > called
    > > DSL Technical Support and they did the samething I did, but the problem
    > > still
    > > did not get resolved.
    > >
    > > Here are a list of things I tried to do to get my Wireless up and running
    > > again. Please let me know if I am on the right path or if there is
    > > something
    > > else I should have done.
    > >
    > > 1) I run the cmd prompt and typed ipconfig/all. I notice my wireless card
    > > is
    > > showing an APIPA address and not a DHCP address.
    > > 2) I than typed in ipconfig/release and than ipconfig/renew. That did not
    > > work. The APIPA address was still on the Wireless Nic card, and did not
    > > release it.
    > > 3) I than typed Ipconfig/flushdns, and than ipconfig/registardns..Still
    > > showing the APIPA addressing on the Wireless NIC card.
    > > 4) I also tried Ipconfig/release *Con* still nothing.
    > > 5) I Enable NETBIOS over TCP/IP,..Still nothing.. Even tried Disable
    > > NETBIOS
    > > over TCP/IP.
    > > 6) When I ran ipcong/all.. My DHCP server is up and running, but I still
    > > can
    > > not figure out why the Wireless NIC card will not release the APIPA
    > > addressing.
    > > 7) I rebooted the computer, turned off the router, reset the router and
    > > still nothing changed. So, now I can not enjoy the comfort of taking my
    > > laptop around the house and getting on the internet, b/c it is keep saying
    > > Limit or no connectivity.
    > >
    > > The only other option at this point is to call Sony Technical Support, to
    > > see if they can help or fix the problem physically, by maybe installing a
    > > new
    > > Wireless NIC card, which I do not think they will need to do, but I am
    > > unsure. This is a brand new laptop.
    > >
    > > If anyone out there is cyber world, can please help me, I will be
    > > grateful.
    > >
    > > T
    > >
    > > --
    > > Thanks
    Michael D. Alligood, Dec 20, 2006
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