I have a LAN at home, with a wireless access point connected to a hub and a DSL router connected to the uplink of the hub. The wireless access point is acting as a DHCP server, and the DSL router has a static ip address of: 192.168.1.1
Sorry and the wireless access point address would be: 192.168.1.5
Both my LAN pc's get their DHCP ip address automatic, works fine .. the access point points to the DSL as its default gateway and DNS this all works good and my LAN machines can browse the internet share files, all those LAN Things.
Ok my wireless HP laptop, this connects to the wireless access point fine, gets a DHCP address automatically and browses the LAN and internet fine too! I also tried using Static ip addresses and this works fine too with my HP wireless laptop.
Ok now here comes the problem.
I get my nice new IPAQ 4700 out and open the wireless network settings, check that its using theHP IPAQ wi-fi wireless adapter, check that it gets its ip automatically from DHCP.
The message pops up on my ipaq saying wireless network found, I select my work network and wait......and wait....nothing, it will not get a automatic assigened IP address!!! So then I decide to use a static ip address as I know this works too.... and YES it connects, and says its connected but......well its not connected, I can't browse the LAN, I cant use the internet... and my LAN machines cant ping my ipaq!!! WHY?????
I even checked the wireless access point config page and it displays the MAC address of my ipaq so it recognizes its connected but its not connected, nothing works I cant browse any files?!! ITs really making me crazy because I'm sure I have set up my network properly because everything else works and my laptop can use the wireless network fine..... AM I just being really stupid....??? I'm really out of ideas so if anyone can help I would really appreciate it.
sorry for the long post.