Because you don't have a ping reply from a external ip (like www.google.com
means that your name resolution is not setup right for your wireless conn.
Use the same name resolution (DNS, WINS, domain, ...).
"Stevie R" <StevieR@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I am having problems getting a wireless internet connection for a friend
> has just bought a new laptop with Windows Vista. He connects through a
> Netgear, wireless router however the network connection on the laptop
> as local connection ok however there is limited access due to no internet
> connection. The adapter has a router assigned IP address of 192.168.0.3.
> gateway, DNS server and DHCP server address all show the 192.168.0.1. I
> connected to the admin console on the router and the router has been
> a public address and DNS address from the ISP (AOL ADSL). I disabled
> encryption and mac authentication incase for some reason this would be
> causing it but its still the same. He has a desktop PC hard wired to the
> router and this connects without any problems. The IPConfig of the adapter
> much the same as the wireless adapter on the laptop with exception of the
> address which is 192.168.0.2. I can get a connection to the internet if I
> hard wire the laptop however when connecting wireless it once again gets a
> local intranet connection but no internet. I can ping the local network
> the gateway but nothing beyond the gateway. I have done the usual things
> the way of power cycling the router/modem and disabling/repairing network
> connections etc. I recall having the same problem around 2 months ago for
> another friend. They were using a cable modem with an Actiontec router. I
> as I did above and even tried 2 different routers with no change. My XP
> laptop connects fine.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Many Thanks