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Friday, 21 November 2014

[Solved] - How to solve Limited Access problem while connecting to Wireless LAN (WiFi) or LAN connection with BSNL Broadband on Windows OS with Video Tutorial


          Now a days, internet is the most needed thing in daily life of any person. Almost all work has been made online. If there is no internet connection, Computer/Laptop/Smart phone suppose to be very boring. Each person has internet connection but sometimes people are complaining about an error while connecting the laptop/computer to the internet. They get "Limited Access" error and they can't able to access internet even though they've connected to the working internet connection. This is a common error now a days and it can be easily solve. Here I have provided an easy solution for this problem. Now you can able to get rid off this error easily.

          Actually this is the error which occurs due to conflict of IP address. Because of too many devices are connected to the same WiFi, router/modem has some conflict of IP address. So this error is not a big issue as you can solve this error by your own. You just have to do is, follow the simple instructions given below.

Video Tutorial

Steps to fix "Limited Access" problem while connecting to WiFi

  • First of all, connect to the internet (WiFi) you want to connect.
  • Now check whether it's connected or it's showing "Limited Access" error. (Check whether the WiFi indicator is showing yellow exclamation mark or not)
  • If you WiFi indicator is showing yellow exclamation mark then you're having "Limited Access" to that internet connection and you may not able to access the internet.
  • Now you've to do is, right click on the WiFi indicator as mentioned in below image and then click on "Open Network and Sharing Center".

  • Now you'll see a new window open for "Network and Sharing Center". There you've to find your connected internet connection (SSID) which is given in "Connections" field. Click on that internet SSID as mentioned in below image.

  • After doing that, you can able to see "Wi-Fi Status" dialogue box opened. On that dialogue box, click on "Properties" as mentioned in below image.

  • After going to "Properties", "Wi-Fi Properties" dialogue box will appear on window. Here you've to find "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)" property. Double click on that TCP/IPv4 property.

  • After double clicking on that IPv4 property, a new dialogue box will appear for "Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties". In this property, the default settings are "Obtain IP Address Automatically" and "Obtain DNS Server Address Automatically".

  • Now you've to change both the settings to the "Use the following IP adress" and "Use the following DNS server addresses". In those settings you've to provide values as given in the below image.

  • After making these changes, click on "OK" and close all other dialogue boxes. Once you've done the process, you'll able to see that your internet has been connected to your device. Now you can access the internet seamlessly.

NOTE :  You can put any IP address in between to but make sure other fields have to be same as mentioned in the above image.

If you are still getting the same problem, ask your problem in comment. I'll fix it as soon as possible.


  1. thank you... only this worked for me

  2. Worked for me and thank you!!!! May your receive great Karma for taking the time to help others.

  3. i created a wifi network using netsh command to share internet from one pc to another (i am using modem ). your solution worked in the same pc in which the modem is connected but its still limited access in another pc ... what to do ... or plz tell how to get rid of error 633 (modem is already in use or is not configured properly problem) if this is solved i can directly connect the modem in my pc ... I have tried uninstalling modem from device manager and phone and modem option in control panel 100 times .......

  4. Awesome! Worked for me too :) thanks boss

  5. Wow thanks you so much,ive tried many things,but only this one works!

  6. Hi, I have tried everything to fix this problem but nothing worked for me :( still getting the same problem. Yesterday I scanned my Dell laptop using kasperskey & since then my laptop's performance went down. It won't start so had to open in safe mode.

    1. Hello pratz love, can you tell me who is the service provider of your internet?

  7. Hi.. limited access symbol is gone. But internet connection have not been started yet.