01-15-2008, 03:44 PM
| | Re: Connected to network but no internet access
On Tue, 15 Jan 2008 04:55:04 -0800 (PST), PRW
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
>I have an Acer laptop with built in Wi-Fi card, and it works fine on
>my home network.
>However, I've been trying to connect to my parents network and am
>having a problem. The network is detected fine, the encryption code is
>accepted no problem, and the computer says that it is connected to the
>network with excellent signal strength. But, when I launch a browser,
>either Firefox or IE, it thinks about it for a bit (the connection/
>download progress bar goes about half-way) and then goes to an "unable
>to access this site" page. The same thing happens no matter what
>website I try to visit.
>Does anyone have a clue what might be going on here?
Probably a security setting. Turn off _all_ security while
Best regards, FAQ for Wireless Internet: <http://Wireless.wikia.com>
John Navas FAQ for Wi-Fi: <http://wireless.wikia.com/wiki/Wi-Fi>
Wi-Fi How To: <http://wireless.wikia.com/wiki/Wi-Fi_HowTo>
Fixes to Wi-Fi Problems: <http://wireless.wikia.com/wiki/Wi-Fi_Fixes>