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Q: Wifi or Internet cable won't connect me to Internet

My comp was infected with a virus until I finally got MBAM to work and delete all my viruses and rootkits. My Internet was working fine both ways before I installed it. But now i can connect to it, but when I access the Internet in any of my browsers (firefox, ie8, opera, or safari) I get a blank screen in firefox after going to any site, and the rest just say that it's not connected to the Internet. Even tried going into Safe Mode with Networking, no luck. Please help!

Thanks in advance!

EDIT: I am using windows xp sp3 with firewall off and system restore disabled by group policy and using the admin account does not help solve the problem either.

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A: Wifi or Internet cable won't connect me to Internet

Try this--open control, internet options, connections tab, lan settings, uncheck the box next to "use proxy...." ORGo to Start ... Run and type in cmdA dos Window will appear.Type in the dos window: netsh winsock resetClick on the enter key.Reboot your system to complete the process.EDIT I moved this to Am I Infected also

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I can't connect wirelessly only with cable. I had no problems connecting via WiFi until recently. In "Manage Wireless Networks" it says "Wireless is not currently enabled"
Help please!

A:Can't Connect To The Internet Via WiFi, But Can With Cable

Please post some relevant specs on your computer.
Retail? Homebuild? Desktop? Laptop? Age of computer?
What have you already done to try to fix the problem? That way we don't waste time explaining how to do things you have tried already.

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my problem is i can connect to my network also internet via WiFi but i get drop out . but not via cable the router IP is my server 2012 ip we have 16 port switch trying to connect to server with cable also get internet . Could the windows server be blocking my access. email

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I recently used a program Autoruns,, and deleted some startup things I shouldn't have.. Since then I cant connect to internet, the troubleshooter for wireless adapter says the Windows wireless service is not running on this computer (WLAN Autoconfig service) and fails to start the service.
I notice on windows task manager there are only about 13 Processes running and there are usually about 20, and on Services there are about 40 running and about 100 or more stopped services. Thanks for the help

Also on startup now I have a pop up on bottom saying, Failed to connect to a windows service. Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents standard users from logging on to the system. As an administrative user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond. And the startup and logon time is really long now

A:Windows 7 can't connect to internet through Wifi or ethernet cable

Sounds like you deleted the network drivers, I did this once and ill be honest unless someone here knows a trick, or you have a CD with drivers you are going to have to have a hell of a time unless you know the name of the hardware and download the right driver, thats my guess. best of luck

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I am not able to connect internet via wifi (although I can connect to the router). I am able to connect to internet via plunging the cable.

I see that yellow triangle with "!" mark in the internet connection.

Please help!!

Shailesh Jajotar

A:Cannot connect Internet through Wifi but can connect via Cable

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Hi there,

The laptop I have is an asus P550C, windows 7.

This laptop came pre-installed with Mcafee Antivirus protection for a limited amount of time. Wifi was working perfectly fine although there were occasions where the connection would disconnect by itself. After the free-trial ended, I did not want to buy the packaged they were advertising so I went to my Control Panel and uninstalled Mcafee. This was when the problem started to occur. The internet access icon had a red x and when I went to diagnose the problem, it said that I needed to connect via an ethernet cable. Since then, I have connected it with an ethernet and internet works and I have also installed AVG's free antivirus software.

I have tried to
type: ipconfig /flushdns
type: nbtstat -R
type: netsh int reset all
type: netsh int ip reset
type: netsh winsock reset

But I still cannot connect via wifi. Please help

A:Wifi has stopped working but still able to connect to internet via ethernet cable


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : jay-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : vlan1.phub.net.cable.rogers.com

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 54-35-30-05-36-68
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : vlan1.phub.net.cable.rogers.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : BC-EE-7B-28-57-D7
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::9dfa:dcc6:3d3b:ae86%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : March-27-15 4:14:52 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : March-28-15 4:14:52 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . :... Read more

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I have an internet connection which is distributed through a wireless router. I use my laptop's (which also has a LAN adapter) WiFi to connect to that router. I have a PC too which only has LAN adapter but not the Wireless adapter.

Unfortunately I cannot wire my place as the router is in my housemate's room. I have network cables though to connect my PC and my laptop. Can I access Internet on my PC using connection between my laptop and PC and my laptop being connected to the Internet via WiFi?

I have DHCP enabled on my WiFi laptop. I am not sure what do I need to do and if I need to give static IP's to all the computers?

PS - I can access the router settings and I can change those settings unless it hampers my other house-mates to use the Internet.

A:Laptop (wifi Internet w/ethernet facility) connect to PC through CAT5 cable

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Hello:I've been having an issue with my Dell XPS Desktop (Intel Ethernet Connection I219-V Ethernet card).
When I connect this server to my router by an ethernet cable, all other other computers connected (Hardwired or Wifi connected) disconnect themselves from the internet. I get the same response when I connect to the Wireless Wifi as well.
It happens only with this Desktop running Windows 10.
I was told to change the DNS address to the OPENDNS Addresses - I tried and I had no luck. I do not have the Ethernet card or the Desktop in powersave mode. They do not go to sleep when idle.
Can someone please make any suggestions. Any input from your end would be very much appreciated.


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i bought lenovo edge 15 a week ago..it was running window 7 and every thing was fine.i installed windows 10 in laptop 3 days ago after that when ever i connect it to wifi it stopped internet and internet become unavailabe on all the devices connected to router and when i disconnect this laptop internet start working normally can any one help??guys please help me i have assignment to complete (

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Hello mates.

I seem to having a problem with my internet connection but only in one of my PCs . i can connect with my wifi to the modem but then it says << no internet access>> and when i openmy browser ( opera ) it says Networking error.

note: the other computer works fine

can anyone give me a hand here?



Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : costas-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-4F-B7-DE-3D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-5D-F4-24-E8
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::45f:a26d:c1ef:977f%12(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : fe80::e44d:766d:ced2:3c6%12
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A:Connect with wifi but not in internet ( no internet access)

Can you connect successfully by ethernet?

Make sure you have the latest wireless driver from the laptop manufacturer's web site.

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista or 7.

Start - All Programs - Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.

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Last week i decided to move my computers (2). Internet was working fine before i did this. After I moved them I havent been able to connect except for a usb cable. Both computers are using the Windows Vista home premium 32 bit. Before all of this happened I had 2 computers and an Xbox 360 all connected. I have tried everything I can think of and none of it worked. I have charter cable internet and they were able to get on the internet fine using the ethernet cable. when i go to ipconfig/all it gives me a IP address. I have read several places where people have been having problems with this but all the suggestions for them nothing worked for me! Please help

A:Cannot connect to internet using Ethernet Cable but can connect with USB cable

Do you connect via a modem or a router. Did you try the release/renew options when you were in ipconfig ?
If you use a router check it to see if it's still giving out IP's automatically.

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I am having a strange problem with a computer that I have. I have internet only when a cable is plugged into this device. Using wifi, no matter where, it will say connected. When I try to surf using any of the 4 browsers I have it tells me I'm not connected to the internet. To further complicate this issue, When I have this pc connected via hard wire then disconnect the wire and switch to wifi I can only browse the website that I was on with the wire. I tried this with cnn.com. I loaded cnn.com with the cable connected, disconnected this cable, then started clicking tabs. They all loaded just fine. I even read some of the articles. Here is a list of the things I have tried

1. First thing I did was run a rootkit search using tdsskiller.exe (rootkits can do some amazing things)
2. Reset all of my internet explorer settings to default
3. made sure there wasn't a proxy configured via internet options
4. Released and renewed IP and DNS using auto configure
5. Tried the winsock fix and restarted.
6. Ran Malwarebytes
7. Tried turning off/disabling the wireless and re-enabling it.
8. Uninstalled the most recent microsoft updates
9. Restored my computer using safe mode
10.Restored my computer using factory windows only restore. (Saves all of your files without reformatting)
1. This computer is part of a domain because it is a business computer. But I have the same results even logging in locally as administrator
2. All rootkit/malware scans came back with 0 results.
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A:Internet using cable but not with wifi

Your posting history here at BC indicates a history of malware problems.

Based on that (and not discounting the possibility of defective hardware), I am moving this to the Am I Infected forum.


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I'm having wired modem for internet
and I need to connect via wifi to a LAN

When I connect to both the connection shows as
Computer ----- Multiple Network --X-- Internet
Wifi LAN works fine but I cant access the internet

When I connect to either one only, its all ok
but I would like it to work simultaneously if possible.

Saw solution for the other way round, tried myself but I cant solve this

Any help is appreciated and thanks in advance

A:[Help] Cable Internet + Wifi LAN

sry forgot to mention tat I'm on a home vista64

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Someone help me please! It's urgent!

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : kent-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR8151 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 54-04-A6-AF-59-7E
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9002WB-1NG Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-08-CA-84-07-93
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::3587:a76e:77b8:5ec7%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 26 June 2014 17:00:37
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 27 June 2014 17:00:36
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 234883274
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 0... Read more

A:My wifi cannot access internet but LAN cable can

Are there any yellow (!) in the device manager?

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Hey everybody,
I have a question...I just got a cable high-speed internet (provided by Adelphia) maybe a week ago and I am constantly experiencing intermittent sluggish performance. The Adelphia guy came a week ago and he installed the cable modem and I guess at that time everything was woriking fine (I wasn't here when he installed it). Now, he installed it in one room only so me an my roomate bought a LinkSys WiFi router 802.11b since I have a laptop and a wireless card. We put the router in the room where internet is installed and configured it. Now, what happens is that every now and then when I click on a link it takes 10-30 sec to either open that website or it gives me the page as if I was online. Then I hit refresh and it works fine. This happens all the time and it happens on both computers. Does anyone have a clue what might be causing this ???? Thanks in advance...

A:Cable ( or WiFi) Internet Issues

If the directly connected computer doesn't experience these symptoms, my guess is you have a interference issue with your wireless connection. Do you have any microwave ovens and/or 2.4ghz wireless phones nearby?

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Trouble shooting has completedThe remote device won't accept connection - wifi & network cable

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for a while, my ispiron 6000 could not find any wifi availability but my compaq presario has no such trouble finding the router or other wifi. now, the inspiron will not connect to the internet even though it has been doing so via hard wire. using mse and its firewall. tried system restore but that did not help. any clues?

A:laptop can't find wifi; cannot get internet with cable

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I just reinstall my laptop today. Now i am not able to connect to the internet with the cable, but my wireless is still working fine ... Help me pls !

A:Can't connect to internet with cable

go into network and sharing center, over on top left, change adapter settings, right clik Local Area Network and choose enable...

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I recently started adding many upgrades to my computer. One of the things i decided to do was connect it directly to the internet through a LAN cable rather than using wireless internet. I bought a network cable and connected it from my computer to my modem, which already has another computer connected to it through a LAN cable. Unfortuanately, my computer cannot connect to the internet using the LAN cable though. I hooked it up, the router recognizes my computer as well as the other one connected to it, my computer says its connected at a speed of 100mbps but it still won't get on the internet. Please help.


A:Can't connect to the internet using LAN cable.

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Hello guys, i can't connect to the internet via cable! there's no lan cable icon even, i downloaded all the hardwares that are for this cause! from the hp website and installed them, but still nothing have been changed. i even re-installed it from the recovery manager and restared, but still no icon and when i plug in the cable nothing happens. i realy need ur help guys i dono whats the problem. i was using the cable before i restared and it was working good!

A:Can not connect to the internet via cable..

Click start
Click Control Panel
Click Network and Internet
Click Network and Sharing Centre
Click Manage Network Connections
You should see something like this:~

Above you see Local Area Connections
Right click on it and click on enable...
If that don't help let us know...

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I'm desperate because since yesterday I suddenly cannot connect my laptop to the internet via cable - have no idea what might cause the problem! I have not installed any new programs, etc; just get the message "limited or no connectivity" even though I connect with the same cable to the other computer no problem. renewing my IP by clicking "repair" does not work either, it just says "windows could not renew your IP address" what can I do???


A:I can't connect to the internet via cable

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I have recently set up two Pc's down stairs next to each other. The plan was to use them for gaming but for the life of me i cannot get Ethernet & wifi to work at the same time.

Each Pc has its own wifi but gaming over wifi is slow and file transfers are painful. I can get it working but after around 5 min it will start defaulting all of traffic to the wifi.

I have tried over the last week everything I could find online. Renewing, flushing, sharing internet through one etc.

I have done an ipconfig /all on both machines whilst it was working then after it stops done at again but when I compared the results I cannot see any difference. :/

Any help would be awesome at this stage.

A:Ethernet gaming (crossover cable) with wifi internet.

Ovbious question perhaps but why not just use Ethernet for the one being used for gaming?
Plug in Ethernet, turn off WiFi.

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Any idea chaps why my laptop connects to the internet over wifi but not if I connect the ehternet cable directly into the back?
I have checked that the driver is installed (I think) and also that the box is ticked to allocate IP address automatically...

A:Wifi connects to the internet but ethernet cable doesn't?

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I have an HP Desktop PC running Windows 7 home premium. It has an ethernet connection to my Huawei router. I have 2 other devices that connect wirelessly to the internet. The problem is that the desktop keeps losing the internet connection after running ok for a while. I run networking diagnostics but no problem is found - the network and sharing dialogue says I'm connected to the internet. The wifi devices are ok. I have to reboot to regain the internet connection. This has been happening for about a month, but was working fine until then. I even tried doing a system restore to an earlier date but it made no difference.

Please Santa help this damsel in distress.

A:PC loses cable connection to internet but wifi laptops ok.

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I have a room (no wifi) and the room only have an Ethernet Cable that supply the internet to my PC.

Q1 How can I split the internet to another PC?

Q2 Is it possible have wifi? If yes how to setup?


A:How to connect to internet for more than one PC with one ethernet cable

Hello skytech,

You can "split the Internet" using a wireless router (which will also give you Wifi -- see below), or you can use a switch to allow more physical connections.


It is possible to setup Wifi with a wireless router.

You connect [what I assume you have] your modem to the wireless router.

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I have an Acer desktop with Windows 7, and a couple of days ago I stopped being able to connect to the internet through the ethernet port. I am certain that the problem is not with the modem or the ISP, because I can plug in my laptop with an ethernet cable and it connects normally, plus I am able to connect any number of devices (including my desktop!) through wifi on the same modem. What can I do to fix this?

A:Can't connect to the internet through ethernet cable

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This pc has window XP profesional and does not work with cable but normal wireless, where can be the error to fix it. Rgds mloo55

A:unable to connect to internet by cable

Did you turn off your ethernet adapter? Go to control panel -> Network Connections -> you will see an icon labeled Local Area Connection that must be enabled. If it is disabled, right-click it and select enable.

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I have tried and tried to get on the browser with my computer but it keeps telling me the proxy server isn't responding. I have an AT&T modem. I can still connect to spotify and little things but it won't connect to the browser. Please help.

A:Cant connect to the internet on my computer through cable

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Please i need help on how to restore my internet connecton with cable for my toshiba e205 computer running win 7

A:I cant connect to internet suddenly through cable

Not much to go on, but try resetting:

1. power down your system, modem and any routers and switches
2. plug the modem in, wait until the 'Online' light is on (1-2 mins)
3. plug any router, switches in one at a time, waiting 30 seconds between devices
5. Finally, power your system back on, log in, check your connection.

If you still aren't connecting, call your cable company for tech support.

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I know the Ethernet cable does have a valid internet connection because i get it on my lap top. When I go under internet connections I can see that I am connected to it but it doesn't do anything. I also have a wireless internet that i can connect to but it is not that good. Anyone know how i can make it so my Ethernet cable will actually work?

A:Can not connect to internet Via ethernet cable

start > run > type in cmd and hit enter

enter the command

post the results

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My aunt called me about her laptop not being able to connect to her wireless anymore. It was working fine until last week and since then, she can't get on. She has a netbook that can connect to the wireless and a desktop that's plugged in from the wireless router. When she tries to connect to the wireless, it says it's connected but shows no internet access in the Network Sharing Center.

I tried plugging it in directly from the router and I get the same message. I've made sure to enable the wireless and have even uninstalled and reinstalled the latest driver for the card. It's an Acer laptop with the network adapters Atheros AR5B95 Wireless adapter and Atheros AR8152/8158 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller.

I have even brought her laptop to my house and tried to connect via wireless and a direct cable, but I get the same issue. Any thoughts?


A:Can't connect to internet via wireless or cable

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I cant connect to internet with ethernet cable it doesnt even show my cable is plugged in. The cable is okey i tried other computer and i got in internet with it.

if i restart my computer it comes back for like 5 -10 mins then it disappears again shows that the cable isnt plugged in and if i disable and enable the adapter it comes back again for 5 min. please help

A:Cant connect to internet with ethernet cable.

Hey hawkin,

Try to update the drivers for your LAN card. Or, if possible get an external card and plug the cable in that and check.

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Hey everyone, got an issue that's stumping me.

I bought a new computer here at work, and am having issues getting the ethernet port to work. I know the port itself works because it worked on Windows 7 when I first got the computer, but when I got it, I immediately did a clean install of Windows 8.1(media that came with the computer so I know it's compatible). Since I've installed Windows 8.1, it hasn't worked.

Things I've tried:
-Disabling the ethernet adapter and re-enabling it.
-Uninstalling the ethernet driver and restarting the computer to have it installed again.
-Unplugging and re-plugging in the switch, router, and modem.
-Tried cable on a different computer to make sure it wasn't my cable or port.
-Tried a different cable with my current computer.

I don't know what else to do.

I get this error:

I've tried ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew, and it doesn't change a thing.

A:Internet won't connect with ethernet cable.

In elevated command:

Post output

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My problem is I can't connect to the Internet with my cable modem. I was previously hooked up with Roger's and I moved and switched isp's. Roger's has obviously done something to my settings. The cable guy came and said that I was getting a valid ip address, but the fact that I opted for the basic installation hindered him from helping me. Also he said that I was able to ping other computers on the LAN.
Does anybody know if isp's change certain settings? and if so how do I get them back to the point where I can access the internet with my current isp?
Any info would be appreciated.

A:Connect to internet (cable modem)

try this, open a command prompt and type

see if you get a response, if you do type in

ping google.com

if you don't get a response then your DNS settings are screwed up.

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I know this is a recurring problem and I've scoured the forums for a solution but everything I've tried so far hasn't worked. Just got a new modem and it works fine while connected through an ethernet cord but I can't connect wirelessly. My network doesn't even show up in the list of available networks. I'm using Vista by the way. I've downloaded all drivers that seemed to have something to do with my problem. I've done ipconfig /all and these are the results:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Gabrielle>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Gabrielle-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-16-D3-F6-54-08
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : July-12-12 5:22:34 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : July-13-12 3:37:39 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :
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A:Can't connect to internet without ethernet cable

You have a public IP address there, implying that your modem is just that, or if it is a modem/wireless router combo it is bridged (to act as modem only).

What is the brand and model of your modem?

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My parents have a ATT 2701HG-B router which they only connect to the internet thorugh the ethernet cable. I am staying with them and have my computer and smart phone connected to their router wirelessly. Now, whenever they turn on their computer they can't connect to the internet unless I unplug the router and have windows diagnose and repair. Does anyone know how I can fix this? Thank you!

A:Connect to internet via ethernet cable

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For some reason, i cannot connect to the internet using my current ethernet cable. I am 100% positive that adapter is working fine, as i had maintenance come into my room and check it out, but my computer won't connect to their internet through my cable

Attached is a picture of my device manager, but even through that, it appears that nothing is wrong.

My specs are:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 6055 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, -1260 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 262143 MB, Free - 199514 MB; D: Total - 322732 MB, Free - 322631 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer Inc., K53SV
Antivirus: Norton AntiVirus, Updated and Enabled

A:Can't connect to internet using ethernet cable

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I have a Cox Cable high-speed connection, which works on my other laptop without having even installed the Cox software or the modem's software.
This laptop will not recognize the connection, however, and when I try to run the modem installation software, this computer won't identify the modem thru ethernet or through USB connection. What can be wrong??

A:Have cable connection, can't connect to internet

If you are swapping the laptops, shut down laptop #1, power off the cable modem, connect #2, power up the modem and when it is up then power up #2

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Alright, I'll make it short but informative; I can't connect to the internet without an ethernet cable. I have tried pressing the laptop's "WiFi" button, but nothing has happened (The light didn't even change), I have tried rebooting and going into BIOS to see if there was on option there (nothing), I have tried going into Device Manager, and under "Network Cards" I got 4 options (I believe I had 4 options, though now I have only 3) first I tried to deactivate it and the reactivate it, but that just made it not work at all, and when I got home and got my connection back, I tried to update the drivers (which is when I noticed I only had 3, because I was at school when all 4 showed up, so I didn't have connection to update them) but it just said that they were all up to date, I have tried using the windows recovering tool to go back before the problem occurred (Though I did get an error the first time due to my AVG being up so it couldn't complete, but after that I tried doing it again with AVG off, but the situation didn't change), and I know the problem isn't with the router, as the problem occurs with different WiFi's. In the beginning, it would only say "can't connect to the internet" over and over again, but now it won't even show the available WiFi networks in the area.

Any help is much appreciated.

A:Only able to connect to internet via ethernet cable

Any suggestions at all? if you require more information in order to come up with a solution, just tell me what you need an ill try my best to figure it out

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I have windows 7... I am connected to a network. However it say no internet access. I am in a dorm room with 2 others why can i not connect to the internet through my ethernet cable?

A:Cannot connect to internet through ethernet cable

Need ALOT more information, without more info in my professional opinion the magic unicorn is the cause for ethernet cable troubles.

What are you attempting to connect to (Modem, Router, direct to the wall, another computer)
Did you make the cable your self or did you purchase?
Were you told you have to set a static IP, or it uses a DHCP, or you don't know?
Do the 2 other people have internet access?
Have you tried to kick it yet?

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ok this might be the worng place for this thread

but i want to connect to my friends internet connection

say he has comcast cable

how do i set up my computer to connect to his computer

i want to share his internet connection

and i was wondering how to use it

he lives about 1 mile from me, and i have a Linsys cable modem, if you could please help

A:Connect to friends Cable internet???

You can get a 1 mile long cable and a lot of repeaters.
How exactly did you think you were going to share his connection? Do you have internet access at all?

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I recently restored my pc to factory settings and re installed service pack 2 and 3 for windows xp. Now I cant connect to the internet. I know my connection works because
it works fine on my laptop which uses vista. On my pc (xp) the internet is connected
but its a LAN connection and I cant access it with my web browser.

I have tryed rebooting and turning it on and off. I have spoke to my ISP and my IP address
is pinging there server so I do have a connection I just cant get online with a web browser.

Is there a way to access the internet over a LAN connection with a browser are do I have to modify the connection type if so then how.

Any help is always appreciated


A:Cant connect to internet with cable modem

If you have a 3rd party firewall (security suite) check to make sure it is not blocking your browser. Secondly, try the following repairs.

(From a JohnWill post)

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2 or SP3.

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.

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I have cable Connection to the internet, and I don't know what to do to make Internet Explorer
compatible with AOL Cable connection... Plz e-mail me instructions on what to do... [email protected]
P.S. I have the latest version of Internet Explorer and AOL 8.0!

A:Can Cable Connect to Internet Explorer 6?

I'm not sure how AOL Cable works, but try this:
In Internet Explorer, go to Tools-->Internet Options

Click on the Connections tab at the top. If you had any dial-up numbers in the white box, select "Never dial a connection". Then click on LAN Settings at the bottom and select "Automatically detect settings"

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I can't get my head around this: on my desktop were internet has always been working fine has started to be really really slow (I can't navegate). I have tried repairing the network, deleting temp's, restarting the router, changing my MAC... nothing seems to do the trick. I suspect something is blocking my system. I have xp SP3 on my desktop and internet runs flawlessly on linux on my portable. I'm really close on changing OS forever (it's a pity I'm a gamer).

Here is my HJT log:


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:42:28, on 29/08/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Archivos de programa\ESET\ESET Smart Security\egui.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE.EXE
C:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Archivos de pro... Read more

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My laptop recently got a horrible virus which I managed to fix despite being a girl!
One of the remaining side effects of the virus is that it will not scan for wireless networks - every time I try it says :

"Windows cannot configure this wireless connection"
"If you want Windows to configure this wireless connection, start the Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) service"

So I can currently only connect to the internet using an ether net cable, which is very restricting as it means I can't take my laptop to a cafe etc.

Things I've tried :
> Turning it on and off again - yes - in every way - the router, the laptop, the cabelling all of it.
> Other laptops - I have had friends bring their laptops round and they have been able to scan for and connect to my wireless network - so the problem is definitely with my laptop.
> System Restore - I have tried to restore back to the week before the laptop got the virus, but this has not solved the problem.

Could it be that the virus made my computer go into some kind of emergency attack mode and then the firewall got effected?

Any advice would be very gratefully received - thanks in advance for your help!

It is a Toshiba A100-920 laptop running Windows XP.


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Hi i have a Toshiba Satellite computer and my wifi doesnt work, it used to but it stopped all of a sudden.

A:Toshiba Laptop internet only works through Ethernet Cable, NO WIFI

Reinstall your wifi driver from offcial toshiba website. Or you can check your all driver updated or not. To easily check all driver just download advanced driver updater to update WiFi and other driver

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