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Okay we have the router downstairs with a powerline ethernet on the firs and second floors so we can get the net.

Our house must be made of lead or something, because I very rarely get a decent wireless signal which stays consistant. Because of this I wanted to connect my laptop though the powerline but for some reason it doesn't work.

When I plug in the network cable it just hangs on identifying for a minute or so then comes up with "unidentified network" saying its connected, but has no access to the router, the internet etc etc.

Connecting the laptop directly works fine however. I've also attempted plugging the laptop in via a usb / ethernet connector, but that still hasn't given any results with the exact same issue. When i run ipconfig /all this is what comes up.


Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : wowfood-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :


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