Most problems are caused by using peer to peer and/or having some type of spyware that was put on your computer. This causes your connection to fail.

Most wireless networks have a troubleshoot button and/or repair button. The repair button does this. It sends the command and does the following, this can be done manually using these commands,

start

run

cmd

ipconfig /release

ipconfig /renew

ipconfig /flushdns

If your computer cannot renew the ip address then you need to use this tool to get thinks working again.

It's called WinSock XP Fix. Currently it works for All Windows platforms.

Also try LSP Fix.

 

Start, all programs, accessories, right click on command prompt, left click run as administrator. Type

netsh winsock reset catalog

This will reset the winsock catalog

 

Winsock2 How to determine and to recover from Winsock2 corruption in Windows Server 2003, in Windows XP, and in Windows Vista

 

Windows 8 may not be able to connect to some Cisco routers

 

Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers

 

Also try reading...

Intel® WiFi Products — Power Save Polling (PSP) causes connection issues with some access points

 

 

Also try some of the other Networking tips and tweaks

 

 

 

If you're still having problems, please make a new thread in the  Dell Networking, Internet, Wireless Forum

 

 

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