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Topic # 109174 14-Sep-2012 09:54 Send private message

I have a generic Android tablet which I set up on our Belkin-N-ADSL-81C7DD 3 days ago, it was working fine until yesterday when suddenly it spends all it's time saying "Obtaining IP Address", my cellphone is now doing exactly the same thing (also Android, an LG P500).    My printer took quite a while to connect to the network last night as well.   Nothing has changed on it at all.  When things are trying to connect the modem has the orange flashing light for wireless showing it's trying at least, but obviously something's not right.
It's still working for the laptop (Acer Aspire).
I've tried unplugging the modem for a few minutes and that made no difference.   What else can I do?

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  Reply # 686531 15-Sep-2012 20:31 Send private message

Check the DHCP settings on the router, try turning DHCP off and then on again, since if its bailing out at obtaining IP then that is what isnt working.

Failing that a factory reset and reconfigure it back with your details.




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  Reply # 686607 16-Sep-2012 09:31 Send private message

I've fixed it at least for the moment by doing a reboot from the control panel on the laptop; luckily it was still connecting that without issue.  Thanks for the suggestions, if it does it again I'll try that.

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