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Wireless not working at all, internet cable partially not working

Q: Wireless not working at all, internet cable partially not working

So yesterday the whole apartment I live in got a total internetblock. Nobody could do anything on the internet for the whole day, it said something bout my network cards (I am swedish so I don't know what everything is called in english) didn't work. So I use an internet cable, but it seems like that one doesn't work either, as I keep getting disconnected from the Internet randomly, it's incredibly annoying.

What can be wrong with my router?

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A: Wireless not working at all, internet cable partially not working

Hi and welcome to TSF the network card is on the computer not the router so please check in device manager for any error flags yellow ! or red Xs

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just yesterday everything was working fine then i got disconnected from the internet i checked through ethenet I was able to connect but when i plugged in the cable to wifi router it did not connect to the internet.
help.
 

A:My internet is working on ethernet cable but not on wireless

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Its a data gateway xp. With the cable cord it was working, but it possible that a failure happen on the hardware or maybe I had done something could of done it which I will not deny. For my own part, the wifi was not working and I was trying to fix it. I went to troubleshoot it and it said "try unstall and reinstalling the wireless". Maybe I unstall the wrong one or not because I did it a few times. It says it is connected but there is wifi with the cord. Trying to pick up wifi around the area will not show anything. Even when right next to the box.

A:Internet not working. Both with cable cord and wireless.

Go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and press enter. In the Device Manager are there any devices with yellow flags? If so, these devices need drivers installed. On an internet computer go to the Gateway drivers site Gateway Support - Downloads & Support Documents Find your make and model # and download the Chipset, LAN and Wireless LAN driver for your model and any other drivers you need in the Device Manager. Save them to a USB Flash Drive and transfer them over to the troubled computer.

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My internet doesn't work, i just bought a new pc, i installed windows 7 on it then installed all the drivers from the motherboard cd, network drivers etc. However when i plug in a external internet cable it doesn't work, it says that the cable isn't connected but it is, only one orange light is flashing. I have tested the internet cable and it works on my other pc. Only wireless works. Device manager displays my network adapter as; Intel Ethernet Connection I27-V
Motherboard: Gygabite Z87X-D3H

Any help will be much appreciated.

A:Internet via ethernal cable not working only wireless.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by andreiyy12


My internet doesn't work, i just bought a new pc, i installed windows 7 on it then installed all the drivers from the motherboard cd, network drivers etc. However when i plug in a external internet cable it doesn't work, it says that the cable isn't connected but it is, only one orange light is flashing. I have tested the internet cable and it works on my other pc. Only wireless works. Device manager displays my network adapter as; Intel Ethernet Connection I27-V
Motherboard: Gygabite Z87X-D3H

Any help will be much appreciated.


Hmmm usually Windows 7 comes preinstalled on a new PC, better off with a clean install anyway as this eliminates all the preinstalled bloatware that the manufacture of the PC typically installs.

At any rate, have you tried going to the Windows Update Center using the wireless connection to install all the updates for your new system?

Installing the driver for the Intel Ethernet Connection I27-V directly from the Intel site may also work.
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Det...?DwnldID=18713

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The problem I have here guys is that some sites load in my browser, such as this one thankfully , but others do not. Google works, Youtube works, but for example AOL.com does not work and neither does rays.mlb.com. Comcast.com loads, but Comcast.net does not, go figure. The site tries to load but times out and and I get this message in Firefox:The connection was resetThe connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.Those aren't the only sites that don't work I'm sure but those are the ones I have tested.I have a linksys router Every computer under the router's connection has the same problemThe problem occurs in Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Avant, so it's probably not the browser.I have tried to reset the connection (repair it). I have unplugged the modem and the router but still no success. I have also turned off NOD32 Antivirus but still hasn't fixed the problem.My ISP is Comcast.Could it be a virus or mal-ware? Could it be Comcast?Thanks for the help PS: The problem started this morning, never has happened before either.

A:Internet Partially Working?

Well the problem has "resolved" itself thankfully. The sites seem to open fine now. But I'm going to be cautious and watch for signs of malware or even a virus.

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Hi,

I have a linksys model wrt54gl v1.1 and I am using Windows Vista 32bit Home Edition. I have a pc connected to the router directly through an ethernet plus a laptop, 2 iphones and a blackberry that get wireless internet from it. 2 days ago wireless stopped working. The internet on the pc connected to the router by ethernet is still working and the power, WLAN, ethernet, and internet lights are all lit green. The internet and ethernet lights flash when data is being transferred but the the WLAN light is not flashing. I have restored the router to factory default but it is still not working. The phones and laptop are not detecting any wireless network present. Hope you can help.

Paul
 

A:Internet working on PC connected to router by ethernet but wireless not working

I have restored the router to factory default but it is still not working.Click to expand...

The only other thing to try is to unplug the router for a few hours. You could also try another factory reset.
 

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Hi! I got home from school and i saw that my internet didnt work, my wireless works but not the cable connection, and i dont have wireless on my pc.
It worked perfectly yesterday now i cant acces the internet.

The cable in my pc and the router is lighting or what i should call it. (Not so good at english)
I've tried to reset the router a couple times and that didnt work either!

Help would be awesome, thanks!

A:Wireless working but not cable

Hello and welcome Rasmuss mate some system specs would be good
System Info - See Your System Specs

Plus take a look in Device Manager and see if there are any yellow triangles against the connections for the net. See my pic

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So, someone downloaded a file onto the Playstation at the same time I was on the internet on my laptop. I don't know if that has anything to do with it but now my wireless won't work. It says it needs the cable. So here I am sitting on my laptop connected via the cable and trying to work out how I can get wireless capability back. It's a school computer and so most stuff is proctected by the administrator password which is unknown to me. Any idea on how to fix this so I can get wireless back?
 

A:Wireless only working with cable? Help!

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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hey guys,
i'm havin a really irritating problem here....my wireless seems to be working perfectly alright but for some reason when i connect to the internet via my cable it doesnt work....i'm using a router along with 3 other guys n they are able to connect without any problems using a cable

jus incase :

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Prad>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Con
nection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1B-77-D8-9B-F3
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controlle
r
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1C-23-96-58-A8
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::cd67:abd0:3511:dbf4%8(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.219.244(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . ... Read more

A:cant connect with cable but wireless is working

Bad cable, bad port on the router, bad NIC, or defective drivers for the NIC.

I'd try a new cable, change the port used on the router with one that is currently working for one of the other computers, and load updated and/or a new copy of the NIC drivers. If that doesn't do it, the NIC may be bad.
 

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I have a motorola modem (SB5102) and a D-Link Router (WBR-1310). I have a pc which is connected to the modem and the router with wires. From this afternoon there is no internet connection on my pc. The icon on the bottom right says unindentified network, Access: Local Only. But my laptop, which is connected wirelessly, is working fine. it has good internet connection and everything. All my other wireless devices are also working fine. But only my pc (which is connected with cables to the modem and router), is not getting any internet. Can anyone please help me with this weird problem. Thanks!

Both the pc and laptop have Windows Vista.
 

A:Internet not working on pc, but working on wireless laptop

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My internet explorer when just plugged in with the phone line through the cable and such stopped working.. I get the error message Internet Explorer can not display the page. And this is for all Websites I try to go to. But when I plug in my wireless card from my lap top the internet works just fine. Is this a problem with the computer or with the internet itself? I am using IE 7 with Windows Vista Businiess 32 BitAlso there are 2 drivers that have the yellow exlamation mark next to them when I look up the system properties. They are microsoft 6to4 adapter andUSB-Serial Controller Driver Software

A:internet not working on lan but working with wireless card?

I would suggest connecting with your wireless card and going to windows update and seeing if you have all the updates for your operating system. Look in the Optional updates for hardware drivers that may fix the yellow exclamation marks, as they may be the problem. If the yellow marks don't go away, google that problem "how to get rid of yellow exclamation marks in Device manager".
You may want to disconnect your wireless card, plug in your ethernet cable, and then power cycle your modem, router, and computer. Turn them all off, then power each of them up, waiting a minute between each one. Start with your modem, then your router, then your computer. Post your results.

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Hi people,

I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium.
My wireless connection has been working on and off for a while, but now it just refuses
to work.
The other computers in the wireless network are working just fine, so it must be definitely something in my laptop.

I can detect the network just fine, with good signal.
It says:

Media State: Enabled
IPv4 Connectivity: No internet access
IPv6 Connectivity: No internet access

Also, in the activity there are Bytes sent and received, but I cannot connect to any webpage either with Chrome of Firefox

I'm using McAfee Security Center. I tried turning off the firewall, but it still doesn't work.

Please let me know what I can try.
Thanks!

A:Internet wireless not working on my PC, but working on other computers

Recent McAfee updates are causing havoc with wireless...remove update or just uninstall it totally and use a better Scanner like Micro$oft Security Essentials
Here

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Vista Ultimate 64-bit, ASUS Rampage Formula motherboard, USB mouse and keyboard connected in back ports.

Two things happened: Avira antivirus warned me of some threats which I either ignored or deleted. Windows Update had some updates ready (although I'm not sure if it updated).

I turned off my PC for a couple of hours, turned it back on and realized that my USB keyboard was not working on the password screen.

I eventually unplugged it from the back and plugged it into the front, where it worked. However, my USB mouse did not work when plugged into the second front port, nor did it work when plugged into the front port in which the keyboard worked.

I accessed System Restore using my keyboard and restored to one day previously. When it finished, both keyboard and mouse worked, although I got a pop-up message alerting me that the "drivers for your device could not be installed." When I clicked "OK," the mouse stopped working again.

I have checked BIOS and both mouse and keyboard are recognized, so it does not appear to be a hardware issue.
 

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Ok, here's the deal. Yesterday morning I'm on my comp on the internet everything is fine. I get off to do some yard work, I come in and my little bro is IMing and what not (internet is working fine). Then my other littler bro who is 10 yrs old is on playing some little age of empires game. He gets off and I get on. The internet isn't working. All the lights on the cable modem are on, including the activit light that is blinking. I shut off the modem and comp several times trying to restart and fix it. It does nothing. So I call our ISP (Comcast) and I talk to two diff technicians I do all I can but nothing works. They told me to go into the command prompt thing and release and renew my IP. I released it fine but I couldn't renew it because I guess my comp couldn't contact the DHCP server. So today a technician came to our house, he plugs his lap top into our modem it works fine. He even installs a new network ethernet card on our comp but it still won't work. He says I'm prob gonna have to take it into some shop because there is nothing left he can do. He said it's probably a virus. Does that sound right? This is bugging the crap out of me. I don't want to spend $50 to take it in, nor do I want to re format.

Edit:
If you're wondering how I'm on the internet now, I'm on dial up on my sister's laptop.
 

A:Cable Internet Not Working.

Oh, the hazards of letting little rugrats play with your computer.

Completely turn off your computer, then unplug the modem from the wall jack. Wait 5 - 10 minutes, then plug the modem back in the wall jack. Give it 1 - 2 minutes to reset and settle down, then turn your computer back on. See if that helps.

If you have Windows ME or XP, go into System Restore and select a restore date prior to when the problem occurred. See if that helps.

I can't say much for your Comcast tech support.
 

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Hey everyone,

My mother is using my old PC which I abandoned like 6 years ago. It was hardly used for the last 3 years and a while back my mom got cable coverage in her area and I set everything up, it was working.

Then she calls me, it's not working. I go there, boot, after Win 2000 log-in screen some password managing program pops up (called APM I think). Likely I installed this a couple of years ago, but it never popped up and I don't really remember about it.
She has, for whatever reason, played around in the Win 2000 account settings (because she wanted to change the desktop background.... yes, she has no clue).
I cannot find anything she might have changed what would cause APM to pop-up (I could imagine this could happen even if she just went in a changed nothing and "OK"ed), but more impotantly, why the hell is internet not working now?

Cmd/ipconfig shows 0.0.0.0, so I guess DHCP is not working for some reason?

I reinstalled hardware-wise, as in deconnecting the cable-modem and reconnecting everything, but no change. I resetted the modem, no change. DHCP is aktivated in TCP/IP settings for the connection.

I thought i'd just run the installation CD again so it would recreate the LAN-connection, but for some reason I hit install, then the next window opens and I cannot hit either OK or BACK, just close. It's not greyed out, it just won't do anything and doesn't show the "press"-animation.

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A:Suddenly Internet over Cable not working

IP addresses of all zeros are normally caused by one of the following.

Diagnosis:
DHCP Service not running.
Duplicate IP address on the network.
Bad NIC card drivers.
Defective NIC hardware.

Resolution:
Check Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services. The DHCP Client service should be Started and its Startup Type should be Automatic.

Turn off ALL of the computers and other network connected devices, restart (power cycle) the router, then restart all the computers and other network devices.

Check for upgraded drivers and/or reload the Network drivers.

Replace the Network Interface Card.

 

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All,

First post!

We recently had a lightning storm nearby and since then I haven't been able to use my modem (cable). The computer just says "network cable unplugged". I tried the modem with the cable on two other laptops and both are working fine, ie. the problem is not with the cable or the modem.

I then went onto device manager and checked the network adapters. It says "this device is working properly".

Also, when I connect the cable from the modem to the computer, there is meant to be a light on the modem which comes on (the pc/activity light). This does not light up at all.

Can anyone help me? I am hoping this has not been caused by the storm.

Thanks
Mike
 

A:Cable Internet Stopped Working!

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salam aleko ,

How are u evrybady

like u Know am From qatar and my english Not So well
but i try to Explane my problem ..

I have a toshiba Labtop ..
and i have internet connctions from the neper
and it's a DSL ..

When I want to hook up the internet to two does not work ..
when i give him a ride while my brother using his work note that the laptop my brother from Lenovo and I'm from Toshiba
I do not know why, but I will explain to you what I do ..

1 - I install Windows ships on the device and go to Device Manager and all definitions found
2 - used almost all the packages and upgrades for Intel and so on, but to no avail

Question says ..

What like that !?

Hope u understand me

A:A problem when you connect the cable internet not working on two ..

You can use google translate if you'd like but your english is understandable. I had DSL but I just hooked up cable internet today. So are you saying you got the modem and when you connect to your labtop the internet does not work or are you saying your DSL internet just stopped working suddenly. ?

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Hi guys I could use anyone's help. The problem is with my desktop pc. I connected it to the modem using a new ethernet cable but I can't access the net. To test the cable, I plugged it to another pc and I got no problem connecting to the net. When I borrowed another cable from a friend and tried it on my desktop, it connected directly to the net. Which means that there is no problem with either the cable that I bought and the NIC of my pc.

The message that I get when I use the cable that I bought on my pc is "Unidentified Network". Can anybody help me out with this?
 

A:No Internet connection even if cable and NIC is working fine

You should tell Windows firewall that's your new home network. I don't see why a new cable would make your computer think that your old internet connection was something new.
 

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

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Hello!
I'm having problems with my Asus NV56VM laptop (windows 8). Whenever I try to use an ethernet cable to access internet I either get a SSL-error, the website doesn't load at all or it loads VERY slowly and not the whole website (it says that I have internet acces and that it's not limited). Wireless works fine though.
I've also tested playing some games (ex Call of duty) and it works fine for like five minutes and then I get an error message saying something about packages didn't receive correctly. So I'm guessing it have to do with not all information is transfered when I use ethernet.
According to the Device Manager I use "Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.30)" and the drivers is up to date.

Things I've tried:
Using a different ethernet cableTesting it on a different network (at my friends house)Reinstalling drivers (both from Asus website and from Qualcomm's)Disable wirelessEmpty cache/cookiesRestarting computer/router/modemTurning off firewallSearching for virus (didn't find any)Ipconfig /release /renewTested it on different browsers (I also affects games though)Formating my laptopSSL and TSL is enable

I'm not that great with computers so sorry if I'm not so clear with everything and if there is something I've missed please let me know.

Would appriciate some help on this!

A:Internet not working with ethernet cable (Atheros AR8161)

This looks like a physical issue with your connector not picking up all 8 pins on the head rather than a setting problem since you have completed most troubleshooting techniques. If this is the case you may have to invest into another internal or external ethernet adapter.

Could you please complete the following command in command prompt and after 1-2 minutes terminate it with the following keys CTRL+C. Once done please post back your results


Code:
ping www.google.com -t



   Note
The command needs to be typed exactly as seen above including any spaces. Feel free to copy and paste if it is easier

Many Thanks,
Josh!

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I have more than the minimal, score is about 4.3. I have all the settings correct but still not flip 3d. I press the start key and the tab key, are those the right ones? When I do, I get a brief display of the 3d but then it just opens one of the windows instead of flipping through them.

Any advice is appreciated.
 

A:aero partially working

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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

C:\Users\jay>ipconfig/all

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. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.20(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : March-27-15 4:14:52 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : March-28-15 4:14:52 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . :... Read more

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I'm really puzzled with this one: Vista shows neither my digital camera or my MP3 player plugged into my USB ports. However, my HP thumb drive shows up fine in the same ports in the front of my machine. Why would a static memory drive work fine but two capture and playback devices Not work?

Any thoughts? Thanks for any help.

A:USB ports have stopped working - partially

Please plug in the digital camera and the MP3 player.
Then check Device Manager to see what it has to say about the 2 devices.
To get to Device Manager, go to Start and type in "devmgmt.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter.

Let us know if the devices are detected.
Let us know if they have any problems (red x's or yellow !'s)
Let us know if there are any unknown devices.

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Some keys of my keyboard have stopped working suddenly. These include the entire F1 - F12 line , N,C  and 6,7 on numeric keypad. Is there a solution or is it a hardware related issue and  i need to replace it. How much cost would i have to incur in order to replace entire keyboard or the specific non -workable keys.. 

A:HP pavilion G6 Keyboard not working partially

Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank you for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like you are having issues with the Keyboard on your Notebook.We will surely assist you with this. Let?s start with a questions:1. Was there any liquid split on the Notebook Keyboard2. Is there any Dust settled on the Notebook Keyboard3. Are there any Keys which are fallen off / Any Keys which are loose Troubleshooting: Step 01. Click on the Start Button and go to Control PanelStep 02. Open the Device Manager and expand the Keyboard from the listStep 03. Right click on Standard PS/2 Keyboard and click on UninstallNote: This driver will get installed again automatically on your NotebookStep 04. Please turn OFF the NotebookStep 05. Un-plug the Power/AC Adapter and also remove the Battery tooStep 06. Press and Hold the Power Button of the Notebook for a full minuteStep 07. Now let's re-insert the battery back in and plug back the Power/AC AdapterStep 08. Start the Notebook and keep tapping F10 Key during the startup to access the BIOSStep 09. Once you get to the BIOS, Please press F9 or F5 Key[Model specific] to load setup defaults for the BIOSStep 10. Use the arrow keys to say "YES" and hit enterStep 11. Now let's press Esc/Escape Key. Save Changes and Exit - YesStep 11. Now please wait till the Unit loads the Windows Operating system If the issue still persists please check and verify if an External Keyboard works fine with your Notebook Note: Plea... Read more

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Please help me because I have been trying for 3 hours now and want to cry haha. I used my laptop last night and the cat did walk over it, as she usually does so it may have been something she has done or just a coincidence this has happened.I just went to use my laptop tonight and could not log in because I noticed that my A key was not working which is in my password so used the onscreen key board, I then discovered probably half of my other keys also are not working!!! I have uninstalled the keyboard in the device manager and nothing, I have even installed Unbuntu to see if it would work in there as one person suggested. I have turned the laptop off, took the battery and power cable out, held the power button for 60 seconds, put it all back together and started it up, nothing. I have stolen my boyfriends keyboard from his desktop PC and that is working fine. I just do not know what to try next if anything or if to just go ahead and back my stuff up and reinstall windows (using windows 10). I do not understand why it is only some keys as surely if it was the actual keyboard then it all would not be working which is why I think it might be a windows thing maybe, but then why does the USB keyboard work fine.Thanks for any help and let me know if you need anymore information

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The case for my new computer has a built in cardreader. the light on the card reader says that it is on.( get a yellow light) the usb ports on it work along with the mic/headphone jack on it. But any card like MS or SM card i put on it i cont see it on the screen. and i cant acsess it. I cant figure out why. I really am comfused since everything but the actual card reader in it works (it has front usb, firewire,headphone and speakerjacks) those WORK, but the stupid card reader in it DOESNT!!! :hotbounce can you help me? please. thank you
case/cardreader: http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?description=11-108-316&depa=0
my board: http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_detail.php?UID=496

EDIT: now it doesnt even show the ports in my computer!
 

A:In-Win Card reader not working (partially)

Are you sure it is a real cardreader and not just a slot you can install one behind?
 

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Hi guys,

I've been researching and trying to days to get this to work with no avail so I decided to post here for some help as I see this community is really active.

We've got 4 different laptops here and none of them can connect to the wifi anymore (it suddenly stopped working for the last whole week). We can connect to the internet through ethernet cables though. We only use one at a time (if ethernet, then wireless is disabled and vice versa).

Here is a copy of the ipconfig/all:
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : PeterMai-HP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : moolahd.local

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : moolahd.local
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : AC-16-2D-4B-ED-F2
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::ac08:5a6d:b124:582%14(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.100.163(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Monday, 14 October 2013 2:42:55 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, 15 October 2013 2:47:55 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :... Read more

A:Internet only working when connected using Ethernet cable. Wifi doesn't work

You have an IP on your LAN, but none on your wifi. Check your router to make sure DHCP for wifi is turned on and you have enough available addresses.
 

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Hi :3Well, touchscreen was working when i purchased it even after Windows 10 anniversary update, but few days ago it stopped working correctly. The touchscreen recognize when i tap on it, but it won't work when i try to slide my finger on it (for ex. when i scroll down a web page) it just detect it as a lot of taps. I'm gettting frustrated of this, i already contacted with HP Support Assistant (Live Chat) they did these things: -Upgraded BIOS to latest version F.19.-Updated AMD Graphics Card Drivers.-Re-installed Touchscreen driver from Device Manager. It works when i turn off the computer and then restart it.

A:My touchscreen is working partially - HP Pavilion Notebook 1...

Check Windows update history to see if there was an update installed before the touchscreen started behaving strangely.

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Hello Everyone! I have scoured the chats and have not seen a resolution for a partially working keyboard. I have a 3-yr old Thinkpad Yoga (20CD00B1US) running windows 10 (Computer was installed with 8.1). The 10 install was done months ago. Yesterday, part of my keys (entire qwerty row, Shift keys, Enter Key, Ctrl keys, and the Tab key just to name a few) decided to stop working. Note that the online keyboard functions fine, hence why I can type this message. I am unable to go to Bios because all the keys needed are not functioning and I do not have access to an external keyboard. This is my only only computer in the home. I have tried the following: 1. Fn+k =lock screen to see if that was enabled. 2.Accessed my accessibily menu to see if the keyboard screen had unneccessary toggles. Nothing is toggled. 3. Downloaded Talent Driver to see if I had outdated drivers. I have 2. Intel HD Graphics Family in 20.19.15.4549; and, Touchpad Synaptics Pointing in 19.3.4.86, although I am not sure how these will help with the keyboard issue. Please note, I can not go into BIOS because the necessary keys are not functionin. With this information, can anyone discern if this is a software or hardware issue. This will let me know if I can fix myself or take it to a certified Lenovo repair place. Thanks from Minnesota!!

A:ThinkPad Yoga - Keyboard partially working

Please note that the numbers following the recommended drivers are the drivers I meed to update to.

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Hi. I've been having X1 carbon 5th gen for a few months and have been satisfied with it.But today I found out that the USB port located on left side is not working properly. Here are the symptoms:- USB storage such as USB sticks or portable HDD work fine, and data get transferred normally.- It also charges smartphones and other devices that can be charged by USB.- It does not detect corded inputs such as external keypad, mouse, and, keyboard. The USB port located on right side works perfectly. I find it to be really weird with this problem. Input devices do not work at all when USB storages work just fine. I have tried reinstalling Windows fully, installed all the latest updates including the latest BIOS, have set the BIOS settings to default, and nothing worked.  I'm curious if it could be some driver or BIOS driver issue or pure hardware defect. Has anyone experienced this? If there are other things I could try before sending it for repair please let me know. Thank you!

A:Thinkpad X1 Carbon 5th - Left USB only working partially HELP!

Try hooking a powered hub to the port.  If that "fixes" it, it's likely a power problem

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Please Help me! After running my malware anti-virus and removing all the virus, my Local Area Connection keeps saying network cable unplugged. I checked the network adapters and everything is fine. When I did an ipconfig, there's no ip address showing. I have Windows XP. I've tried almost everything and it's still not working. What could be causing this problem? I've been working on this for days. Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

A:Local Area Connection-Network Cable unplugged - Internet not working after virus

Hi: When you say no ipaddress do you mean it is all zeros or 169.xx ?
If all zeros here are some things to investigate:
IP Addresses all O’s
IP addresses of all zeros are normally caused by one of the following.

Diagnosis:
1. DHCP Service not running.
2. Duplicate IP address on the network.
3. Bad NIC card drivers.
4. Defective NIC hardware.

Resolution:
1. Check Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services. The DHCP Client service should be Started and its Startup Type should be Automatic.
2. Turn off ALL of the computers and other network connected devices, restart (power cycle) the router, then restart all the computers and other network devices.
3. Check for upgraded drivers and/or reload the Network drivers.
4. Replace the Network Interface Card.
.
If this is a wireless connection:

There has also been at least one case where switching from using Dell WLAN to XP’s WZC resolved the issue.
 

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Hi, I have just got an EZCast home multimedia wireless sharing device. It works great from my acer laptop and from my android phone. HTC one! My problem is that it works as an access point so both my phone and my laptop need to connect as clients. when I do this I have no connection to the internet anymore.
I have a great deal with my telecoms provider in Ireland and get umlimited BB over G4 so I use the HTC either in wifi hotspot mode or Bluetooth PAN to connect to the internet on my laptop (and wireless printer).
Either way when I connect to the EZCast access point I have no internet. The phone sees a wireless network and shuts down my mobile data connection and my laptop can only connect to one wireless point at a time. When I do bluetooth tethering and I am connected to the EZCast AP, I can still see that I am connected to the BT PAN but I have no adapter to connect it to so no internet. I tried to bridge the PAN and the WIFI but forums are telling me that you can't do this with Windows 7 anymore. I have noticed that there is a virtual miniport in Windows and I was wondering would it be possible to use this. I know I could buy a USB Wifi dongle and that would be it but it must be possible some other other way. The networks don't havce to talk to eachother. I need to get internet on the laptop and then at the same time be able to connect to my TV via the EZast Wifi. Hope someone can help. It's my first post her so hope I have given enough info.

A:Working with 2 wireless networks - Internet access and HDMI wireless

Hello and welcome Eamonn now I am a tad confused with your rather involved post mate. Now could you simplify it a little to what works with what and what you are actually wanting it to do.

Now I have to ask I assume you have updated all drivers for all the devices??

There is a really good networking member here if I cannot help you out but I will try first.

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On startup, my computer gives me the CMOS checksum error- Defaults loaded. I can press f1 to continue and DEL to enter setup, but my keyboard with a ps2 connection has partial control with only the delete, escape, scroll lock, and numblock keys working, at least to my knowledge. I can press delete to get into the bios, but i cannot control anything from there. I have also tried another keyboard with a usb connection and got the same results meaning that the problem does not lie with the keyboard.

To fix the problem, i have replaced the bios battery and also reset the CMOS using the jumpers. This obviously didnt work as i would not be posting this. I know that if i can somehow communicate with the bios, i can set it to stop "halt on error".

I am currently using a p5n- d ASUS motherboard and from what ive read my other specs shouldent be necessary, though if you would like them i will gladly provide them.

Please offer any suggestions before I consider replacing the motherboard.
 

A:CMOS checksum error with a partially working keyboard, help please

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Hi,

long story short - this morning i decided to pretend to know what i'm doing and tried to cut down on processes running on my lappy. Now i went into good ol' msconfig and messed around in the services tab. I turned stuff off that seemed rather useless. Afterwards rebootedand noticed that my FN keys work only partially. meaning that sound and touchpad controls still work, but brightness, wireless, fan mode and quick settings don't. + it used to display a nice little overlay detailing the level of sound or brightness and now it doesn't

gear:
Samsung NB 550P7C
W7 home premium 64bit that came together with the laptop pre-instaled

i'm attaching the photo of stopped services below
(there are a few others but they are honestly non essential like cyberlink video manager and bing bar updater....)


while writting this thread i noticed something else. the extra keyboard language i had enabled is still here but the notifier icon on the bottom right on the taskbar is gone.

AAAAAND the program that i use for screen shots (gadwin printscreen pro) seems to "forget"what key i set it to every 1 min or so. (F'x'' keys) but when i change them in the settings it works for a brief time.
so did i cause this by removing the services or maby it's from windows updates? (fresh pc - plenty of that stuff)

if you need any aditional info please do ask

A:laptop FN key function partially working. suspected msconfig/services

k01,
Welcome to SevenForums.

Microsoft looks out for you. Unbeknownst to you , MS created some system restore points.

Use one from before you shot yourself in the foot.

Now you see why I'm not one of those people who advocates disabling non-microsoft services.

RESTORE TO A PREVIOUS SYSTEM RESTORE POINT
1) WIN | type SYSTEM RESTORE | ENTER | NEXT
| Choose a different restore point radio button | NEXT
2) Show more restore pointscheckbox (lower left)
3) Highlight the desired restore point
4) Scan for affected programs(lower right)make a note of affected programs
5) CLOSE | NEXT | FINISH


WIN = key with the wavy Microsoft flag on top.

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Vista service pack 2
Weds night shutdown pc, an hour later was still on shutting down screen so I turned off with the button.
Same thing Friday. Daughter was usin it on the Internet playing games and everything appeared to be working until I tried to turn it off.
Today I tried the command prompt thing, sfc/scannow. Couldn't get it to work as every time mouse went into bottom toolbar it froze, having to turn off with button.
I went into safe mode and did the scannow, it said it had fixed something and would make changes after a restart.
Still freezing in bottom toolbar, noticed Internet now not connected.
Safe mode again and did scannow again.
Same results.
I noticed there was a new prof installed on weds ( days first prob occurred) trusteer endpoint protection. Went to control panel in safe mode as I couldn't do it normally, tried to remove, got the message ' the windows installer service could not be accessed. This can occur if the windows installer is not correctly installed. Contact support'
In safe mode ran, ccleaner, spybot, and malware bytes. Spybot found 4 entries and asked me to do something to Mozilla (sorry I don't remember what but I said yes, it wasn't to close it, it was something like fix)
Malware bytes found nothing.
In safe mode restore centre will not open, nothing happens.
In normal vista nothing works, if I go in bottom toolbar it just freezes. If I try to click a shortcut from desktop I get message saying windows not responding and to end or wait.... Read more

A:Windows not responding vista. Safe mode partially working

Sorry had to post this from phone sorry for any mistakes

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Hi, I'm in desperate need of help here. I go to college and I usually connect to the internet through an ethernet chord. I decided to come home for a weekend, and I could not connect to the wireless internet, even though every other laptop in the house was connecting fine. I have an HP Pavilion Notebook dv2000 and there is a WLAN switch. When I turn the switch on, the light should turn blue, but it remains orange. It seems that the wireless driver has been completely deleted from my computer! My computer also says "media disconnected" which I know it shouldnt...

I typed in ipconfig/all and this is what showed:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name................................: Joanna
Primary Dns Suffix.....................:
Node Type................................: Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled....................: No
WINS Proxy Enabled..................: No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State..............................: Media disconnected
Description...............................: NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
Physical Address.......................: 00-16-D3-0B-82-00

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix...:
Description...............................: Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address.......................: FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF
Dhcp Enabled............................: No
IP Address................................: fe80::ffff:ffff:fffd%5
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A:Wireless Internet Not Working

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Hi,

My partner decided to change our laptop from Vista to Windows XP and now we are unable to connect to the internet using wireless and the ethernet cable.

Also what he didnt take in to consideration is all the documents he saved on the memory sticks wont open on XP and I really need to access them as they for our wedding .

Hope someone can help me.

Ash x
 

A:Internet/Wireless not working

Hi Ashlea, and welcome to TSG.

I suspect that the networking hardware drivers are missing and need to be installed. Check the Windows Hardware Device manager for any red or yellow warning symbols for any of the hardware.

Depending on the age of the computer, you may find out that XP compatible drivers may not be readily available for it.

Are you having problems accessing the contents of the memory sticks or just a problem opening the actual files? Are the programs needed to open the memory stick files installed on the computer?
 

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I get the message "couldn't load xpcom." when I try to tap into Firefox or internet explorer. I also get The procedure entry point_objc_init_image could not be located in the dynamic link library objc.dll. Or, The application failed due to missing software library. reinstall appl. again.

I Vista. The program worked for my daughter but I purchased it from her husband and have not been able to get past these messages.
 

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When I connect my laptop to my modem via cable, everything is fine,
but when I connect the modem cable to the wlan, I get the signal but no internet connection.

Thanks to anyone who can help.
 

A:Wireless internet not working

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I purchased a new PC (Lenevo ideacentre e700 AOI) about two weeks ago. On an inital set up everything was running, fine did all the updates and was able to access the internet. I did not use the PC for around a week, and when attempting to try it the internet would not connect. I noticed that it was not showing any wifi options at all. I went to device manager and an exclamation mark was showing on our wifi network adapter which is a Intel dual band (cant remember the rest and now my device manager wont load at all to find). I took it back to the shop they looked at it and said it's probably just the drivers, however these are up to date. They ran the lenovo support and nothing come back wrong and the wifi connected to the stores wifi. The technician told use to just disable and enable with any troubles as would give a kick start. When we got home the wifi still wouldn't connect, tried to disable/enable however it wasn't even showing on the device manager, after a couple of times it finally appeared so we did the disable/enable however it sitll would not work. Now my pc won't load device manager at all.

Any recommendations, otherwise we will take the PC back to the shop.

A:Wireless Internet not working

Welcome to the forum. Given the fact that its brand new I would take it back to the shop the problem would seem to be the update win10 drivers for that card dont work very well you could install intel drivers or do a system restore but being new you want a pc that works

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I have a laptop that is connected to the network but is unable to connect to the internet i walked through resetting the winsock file these commands.

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

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following netsh commands..

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

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults, type: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reboot the machine

but it did not work. it is connected to the network as it connects and recognizes the network name and password matches but is unable to get internet connection.

please let me know what information you need to diagnose the problem. Thank you.
 

A:wireless internet not working

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I was able to get on the internet a week ago. Now I can't. My other computer can't connect to the internet. This has happened before. That time I regormatted and that worked. I don't want to reformat again or I'll be in trouble with my dad. When I open IE and type a website in the adress bar an error pops up that says," Internet Explorer cannot open the search page. "
Tell me what information you need to know. Here's my Hijack This log if it helps. ( I do have mcafee but, I took those ones out since I typed this all. )

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 3:37: 50 PM on 3/28/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.26000)

Running processes
C:\WINDOWS\system32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\sysfrcx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Optimizer\optimize.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msnmgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Winzip\WZQKPICK.EXE

o2 BHO: AcroIEHlprobj Class - {0684E9F-C8D7-$D59 - B87D-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} -
o2 BHo: PK IE Plugin - {1E1B2879-88FF-11D3-8D96-D7ACAC95951A} -
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bpkwb.dll
o3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} -
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msdxm.ocx
Components\gAURDIAN\CMGrdian.exe /SU
o4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ViewMgr] C:\Program Files\viewpoint\viewpoint Manager\viewMgr.exe
o4 - HKLM\..\Run: [1111plo... Read more

A:Wireless Internet not working

Do you have a netgear wireless usb adapter? Do you use wep encryption?
 

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I can't figure out what the problem is, but I can't get my laptop to connect to my wireless network. Under Network connections, it says the Wireless Network Connection is Enabled. The device is also working properly in the Device status section. And down in the taskbar, the Wireless Network connection has an excellent signal strength, so it appears to be connecting just fine to the router. Other wireless machines in the house work, so I know the network is OK. And finally, if I plug the laptop directly into the router, I can get to the Internet.

It was working previously, but something must've changed. Any suggestions??
 

A:Wireless internet not working

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Hi,

I'm running Windows Vista Basic on a Dell Inspirion 1501.

My problem is that while my Local Area Connection does work, my wireless doesn't. I've tried updating the drivers and it was working fine until one day it wouldn't work. And, when I try to enable the Network thing in Manage Network Connections, it says enabled in the window that pops up, but then in the icon it says disabled.
 

A:Wireless Internet Not Working...

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I have an IBM Thinkpad T410
Windows 7, 32 bit
I am using a linksys router.

I have had this laptop for about 3 years and this is the first time I have had these problems. My laptop was issued to me by my school, and now that I have graduated, they stripped everything, and returned it only with Windows 7. Since then, I have had internet connection problems. The connection is just not a steady, as I constantly sign off skype and windows live messenger at random times, and I am completely unable to watch any streams.

I have reset the router and unplugged it SEVERAL times. Still doesn't improve.

Here are my ipconfig /all results from a few days ago.

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : phub.net.cable.rogers.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 1000 BGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-C7-3C-B8-E4
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::60ef:24bd:5395:b904%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.102(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : May-04-12... Read more

A:Wireless Internet not working well

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Here's the deal. We have two computers both connected to a WTG624 Netgear router. One is connected by a wireless USB adapter WG111v2, also Netgear.
A few days ago, one of them suddenly started acting up. The wireless signal (as shown on the netgear network wizard) would connect and then disconnect in a matter of seconds, but even when it said it was connected, the internet wouldn't work at all. I had to reinstall the driver, but that didn't work either. Now I had a constant signal with 80%+ strength but alas, the internet was not working. The networking icon in the system tray said I had 'little or no connection' and when i tried to repair it couldn't get one, ending up with 0.0.0.0.
I tried putting in ipconfig /release and then ipconfig /renew into the command prompt box, but it said that it couldn't do anything while 'the media is disconnected'. I tried powercycling. I tried using the Windows wireless connection configuring thing, as the Netgear customer support people told me to, but that didn't work. I tried putting in netsh int ip reset rest.log and then netsh winsock reset catalog too, and then rebooting it, but I still couldn't get internet. I checked all the connections, and it's beginning to drive me mad.
Does anyone know what's wrong? And can anyone help me? Thanks.
 

A:Wireless internet not working. I have tried EVERYTHING

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