| | Re: Wireless LAN Connection
"Pete" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Can anybody help me with this problem: I have a Buffalo WYR-G54
> Wireless router, connected to my Windows XP PC, which I use for wirelss
> access on my Dell Axim X50V.
> All was fine until I decided to move the router, to improve reception
> one room.
> The router used to sit by the pc, with a long cable connection to back
> to my cable modem, and a short cable connection to the pc. I have now
> moved the router to sit next to the cable modem, on a short connection,
> using the long connection back to the pc. Same cables - all checked out
> and proven to carry data (by direct connection to the cable router).
> Now I can't access anything from the pc. I can get onto the internet
> and into the router config web page via the Dell Axim, but nothing on
> the pc. I have left all the settings in the TCP/IP as they were
> (automatic IP adress and DNS), but the pc cannot acquire an IP address.
> I have tried manually assigning an IP address (192.168.11.n) to the pc,
> and setting the IP address of the router as the default gateway
> (192.168.11.1). In this config, the network connection is established,
> but the pc still cannot ping the router on the above address, let alone
> get out onto the network.
> I vaguely remember this happening when I first set the router up, and
> after a few reboots of the pc and the router, it all came up. I have
> tried re-booting the pc, and resetting the router back to factory
> default settings, but no luck.
> Any suggestions?
Have yo connected the modem back into the WAN.. or by mistake into a LAN...
port on the router? D5tto the PC.
Modem > WAN port on router...LAN port on router > PC