set the dns server to the ip of the router.
>> Stay informed about: Wireless internet connection
"dbear6126" wrote in message
> I'm as novice as can be, but need help if anyone is willing. Wife has Dell
> Dimension 4500, with Windows XP. We have cable internet, modem, and a
> wireless router. Sunday the internet connection stopped on her desktop.
> IP address won't update automatically, even though it is "checked" to do
> My laptop and one other desktop in the house continue to work fine. When
> enter the IP numbers manually, we show receiving a signal from lynksis,
> no domain names can be accessed on the internet. The lynksis people walked
> through a ping to yahoo's address, and it responded fine. But trying to
> the name Yahoo didn't connect at all, and gave an error.
> Any ideas????????????????