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HELP!! new laptop and wireless network but no working internet!

Q: HELP!! new laptop and wireless network but no working internet!

I just got a new dell laptop. When i turn on the computer, it says i am connected to a wireless network,and i have a full signal. however, when i click on internet explorer, nothing comes up-not even a system message, let alone a website. also, on the bottom toolbar, there is an icon of two little computers and it says "a network cable is unplugged". please help. i can't figure out what's wrong. thanks.

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A: HELP!! new laptop and wireless network but no working internet!

Click Start, Control Panel then Network Connections. You should have a Wireless connection there. Double click it. Click View Wireless Networks and you should have a wireless network there. If not click refresh network list on the left. If you do have one shown click on advanced settings then wireless settings. Click on Advanced make sure Any Available Network is checked. If more that one wireless network is showing you have to move your Up to the first position. Also do you have Wep Or Wap enabled? If so you would have to enter the key. Also make sure you are close to your wireless router when doing this to rule out a weak signal.

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Hi. We have 3 computers connected to our router via cable and the network works just fine. Recently 2 friends of ours have joined our network with their laptops via wireless and it still worked fine. However, when another friend stopped by and wanted to connect (again via wireless) as soon as she connected to the router the whole network stopped working for everybody. I tried to give her a static IP so there wouldn't be a conflict anywhere but that didn't help. If I connected her through the cable, then everything was fine. But as soon as she tried wireless, the whole network stopped working again. None of the other computers cause this problem, just hers. Whenever she tries to connect, the network always stops working for everybody.
All the systems are win 7. the router is : cisco RangePlus Wireless Router, WRT110
 

A:network stops working when a laptop joins the network via wireless

Make sure she has the latest and correct wireless driver (from the laptop manufacturer's site if the adapter is integrated).
 

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Hi all!!

Having a bit of a nightmare with my new laptop, hope someone can help! I recently purchased a Samsung laptop, model number NP350E7C-A04UK on Windows 8, everything worked fine for the first few months, I actually love the machine! Haha. Unfortunately though, last week, the wireless internet decided to stop working. I've got no idea why this has happened, I have not updated or changed anything in the system. I can connect fine when I plug in an Ethernet cable and my phone connects to my internet through the wireless with no problem so I know the router is working properly. Now the laptop finds wireless networks and says they're available but when I try and connect it simply says 'unable to connect to this network'. I've tried all the usual suspects, updated the wireless driver, uninstalled and re-installed it, I even took my laptop to a mates to see if it would connect to theirs. None of these have worked. I am now officially out of ideas so I've decided to turn to people who clearly now far more than me about this sort of stuff!! Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated!

Cheers in advance guys!
 

A:Wireless network not working on new Samsung laptop...

Since you cannot connect to your router or other routers as well, I would recommend the following action for starters:

Disable your anti-virus and retest.
Boot into safe mode with networking and retest.

Let us know the results.
 

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After moving I was using a wireless Internet connection for a while but then I started using a direct connection to a router. Now I'm back to wireless but I'm having this problem, my brother has been using the wireless from the beginning and still does so I'm sure it's my computer. No browsers work, no games, nothing can connect to the Internet.
I'm running windows 7 and now the Internet icon in the taskbar is the computer monitor with a yellow triangle as opposed to the bars of wireless internet unless I'm connected or trying to connect to the wireless Internet that either says I have limited connectivity or is connected but doesn't work.
Also, sorry, I know I should be showing what comes up in command prompt but if someone could give me the commands to type in, I'll report what cones in as soon as possible.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Connected to wireless network but Internet not working

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My issue I've been having for a week now is that I've set up a wireless network to try to allow my iPhone to connect to the internet through my pc. The network is running, and can file share, etc. but the Internet connection wont share. I am using a sprint usb aircard for my internet connection so I have tried using ICS on my pc to allow the connection without the router having one. I've tried DHCP, static IP's, and crawling through about a million forums and cant seem to find a solution. any ideas would be greatly appriciated.
 

A:Wireless Network working but Internet wont share, please help.

Maybe you could share some of the configuration with us.
How is the router fitting in the picture with the Sprint USB Aircard? Is that your only ISP connection?
Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
Make and exact model and hardware version of the router (if a separate unit).
Make and exact model and hardware version of any other network equipment, like a repeater, a booster, hi-gain antenna, etc.
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP (Home or Pro), SP1-SP2-SP3, Vista (Home, Business, Ultimate), etc.
The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.


Please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.


If you're using a wireless connection, have you tried a direct connection with a cable to see if that changes the symptoms?
For wireless issues, have you disabled all encryption on the router to see if you can connect that way?
Have you connected directly to the broadband modem to see if this is a router or modem/ISP issue?
If there are other computers on the same network, are they experiencing the same issue, or do they function normally?


On any affected computer, I'd also ... Read more

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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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I've spent a few hours trying to connect my laptop to my roadrunner cable through a netgear wireless usb adapter. The desktop is working fine that is directly connected to the modem and router. I spent half an hour on the phone with tech support from netgear and everything they went through with me did not work. They said to contact the laptop support. The netgear adapter software wizard keeps scanning so that when it is on channel 11 it gets a signal for a few moments, then continues to scan through other channels and lose the signal for a minute or two. Any ideas? PLEASE!!!
 

A:Help connecting wireless laptop to internet/network

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I have a Toshiba laptop that was connecting to a neighbor's wireless just fine until yesterday!! Now all I am getting is Local access.

I went and got Time Warner cable internet today. When I plug the ethernet cable directly into my laptop, it works fine. When I try to go onto my wireless router, it says local only.

I have wasted several hours trying to figure this out, plus the expense of getting my own internet, which I am better off having, I can secure my router.

I used this router prior to this with another internet service but I think the router name and security password, etc should stay the same.

I have made changes to my computer, but it doesn't seem to make any difference what I do. Still no wireless!!

Can someone help me before I lose my patience entirely???

A:Wireless network OK, but no internet on Vista laptop

Hello, have you used the router install disk to set up your computer ? When I set my router up , I used an install cd to set it up , do you have one of those to set up the router ?

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We have 6 laptops and PCs connected via a Netgear wireless/router, all but one laptop is running ok. This laptop is extremely slow when browsing the internet. We have recently installed Kaspersky on all the PCs and none of the other PCs are running slow. Any suggestions?
 

A:Slow internet on one laptop in wireless network

What download/upload speed are you supposed to be getting? What do you get with Speedtest.net on the problem laptop? If that is with a wireless connection what do you get with an ethernet connection?

Did the perceived speed change when Kaspersky was installed?
 

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I have a Gateway laptop running Vista and I can connect to the wireless network but not to the internet. I can't even connect if I plug it directly to the internet. I get the network windows in the bottom right hand corner but no world. What should I do??

David

A:wireless network OK, but no internet on Vista laptop

Hello and welcome. Look at Device manager to ensure network drivers are in fact showing no yellow icons which would indicate driver issues. If that is good. then open up Network Sharing center.. and on left side . have it Diagnose and repair.. post how this goes please

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Hi - hope you can help me. I have 4 computers - three macs and one dell laptop running windows XP professional on a unsecured wireless nework, speedstream modem, dlink -524 router. Until 2 weeks ago everything was fine. I had some connection problems 2 weeks ago and had to reset the password on the modem, which I did with help from my isp. I did not reset the password on my router, as I didn't have access to it at that time.

Since then, the three macs connect just fine, but I have been having problems connecting to the internet with my laptop. The network connects, but most times I cannot get to the internet. Occasionally I am able to connect, but then the connection drops again. The laptop can connect to the internet using other networks.

Reading through the posts on this form, I have run ipconfig/all and done the ping tests.I can ping the ip address, and the dns servers, but pinging 206.190.60.37 and yahoo.com gives me a timed out message. I haven't been able to find any posts which suggest tests for this result.

if anyone can give me some help would be much appreciated. I'm writing this in the morning, will not have access to the computer until this evening, but am willing to run any and all tests at that time. Thanks!
 

A:laptop connecting to wireless network but not internet

Do the symptoms change if you connect to a wired connection with that machine?

Let's see this using a wired connection to the router.

Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

NOTE: For the items below in red surrounded with < >, see comments below for the actual information content, they are value substitutions from the previous IPCONFIG command output! Do NOT type <computer_IP_address> into the command, that won't work.

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 206.190.60.37

PING yahoo.com

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

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
 

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Ok so recently I reformatted my ASUS laptop wiping everything from my hard drive. When I tried to connect to the internet, the laptop would not find any wireless networks around me. So I went to Device Manager and saw that the "Network Controller" had a yellow triangle next to it. So I tried to find a network controller driver online for my laptop, but couldn't find anything. Even on the ASUS drivers download page there were no network controllers available. Here are the specs of my laptop: -
Model: UL50Ag, OS:- Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit, Ethernet Controller:- Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)

If any other information is required just ask and please if anyone can find a link or some solution to resolve my problem, I would be very grateful.

A:Cannot Find ASUS Network Controller, Wireless Internet Not Working

Hi iowndd, Have a look here Drivers for Atheros AR8131 and Windows 7 you may find what you are looking for

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Hi,

I have a Sony Vaio Laptop . Spilled some liquid and it is not able to connect to internet using Wifi or through ethernet cable.The USB ports also have stopped working so i cannot connect it to a wireless adapter.

Showed this to Geeksquad agent at Bestbuy and he told me that this could be a motherboard problem and nothing much can be done about it.

So basically i have a working laptop that i cannot to internet.

Any help greatly appreciated.

Sam
 

A:Sony Vaio Laptop Wireless and Ethernet Network Connection not working

probably is a mother board
did you dry it out completely

some vaio have a PC expresscard slots - its possible this may work
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ExpressCard
 

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Hello guys

a very annoying problem I have eversince I got wireless internet in 2004. My internet just randomly stops working, mostly when I boot my laptop or when I get it out off standby. This is what happens:

I try to connect to my router, but Windows says "cannot connect to belkin54g" (SSID). The strange thing is, I had the same with my old Windows XP computer years ago, but back then I had a Linksys router. My current router is a Belking (no idea what model).

Also very weird is the fact that my internet monitor (I installed a Windows 7 desktop gadget) shows that the connection is being interrupted all the time. It goes from 33% signal strength to 100% in 3 seconds but after another 3 seconds the signal is lost and the gadget is displaying 0% signal strength. Though the LED on my router's WLAN is not red, nor are any other LED's colored red.

Can someone pleaaaaaaaaaaase help me out? I got this problem for years and years. I've also configured my network card not to go in standby modus whenever the laptop is in standby, this didn't work out the way I've hoped.

One more thing, once I am connected to the router and have access to the internet, there is no problem anymore and I can be online for like 1 month without rebooting or whatever. But sometimes when I reboot/come back out of standby it just doesn't work and I need to reboot again. Sometimes it still doesn't work after rebooting so I reboot again and then it is mostly working, but it is so *beep* annoying... Read more

A:Laptop wireless internet not working suddenly

Have you rebooted your wireless router recently?

Have you tried changing any of the broadcast channels? Maybe an electrical device is causing interference.

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I did nothing to make it stop working. I was on the internet, stepped away, came back, and couldn't connect. I checked the online connection (by clicking the little icon in the bottom right part of the screen) and it came up with an error. I went to Device Manager, and there is a "!" next to LAN-Express IEEE 802.11 PCI Adapter. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the driver, but the "!" is still there.

Did the actual hardware break somehow? Is there anything I should do before bringing it back to where I bought it? I've only had it for a few months, and never before had a problem

{WinXP, AcerTravelMate, Internet works when connected through ethernet cord.}
 

A:Wireless Internet stopped working on my laptop

Any suggestions before I take it in?
 

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I bought a new HP Pavilion dv7-02185dx Entertainment Notebook PC (laptop) which runs Vista. I have a LynkSys Wireless router model WRT54G v4. Since I bought the laptop, I have an intermittent problem getting the internet using Internet Explorer 8 (have not tried other browers). Sometimes internet works fine, however, sometimes I have a problem when I click a link or open a new page. When the problem occurs, I get an error webpage stating "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" with a button on the page "Diagnose Connection Problems." When I click this button, I eventually get a window that says "Windows did not find any problems with this computer's network connection."

However, when this problem occurs, I check the network connection by going Start/Connect to. When I look at my network, it says connected and that I have an excellent signal (all 5 bars are green).

To temporarily fix the problem, I right click on the wireless network and click Diagnosis. On the window that comes up, I click "Reset the network adapter "Wireless Network Connection" subtitle (Resetting the adapter can sometimes resolve and intermittent problem." When I click this, it looks like it goes through some repairing process and I eventually get a window that states "The problem has been resolved." If I go back to the webpage with the initial error and refresh (f5), I do get the correct website and everything seems to be fine. Howe... Read more

A:Solved: Excellent connection to wireless network, but sometime internet stops working

I'd start by downloading and installing the latest wireless drivers for that machine, that seems to be where the issue might lie.
 

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Hi there, I would really appreciate any suggestions for this, I have searched the internet high and low for a solution. I am running Windows xp pro.

I work as a video editor and where I work we have a wired network sharing video between the different computers at 1gbps. This is on a static IP. I also want to use the internet while I am working by connecting to our wireless internet with a wireless adapter via DHCP.

My problem is if the video network is running my wireless internet constantly goes down every 2 minutes. I have found an interesting way to get it to work again is to switch http1.1 and http1.1 through proxy connections on and off until it comes back. But after a year of doing this every 2 minutes I AM GETTING REALLY TIRED OF IT.

Is there any way for me to get these 2 networks working happily at the same time?? I have read about setting up static ip and dhcp at the same time, but when I type in ipconfig/all my settings say I am already seem to be running a static ip and dhcp with the wireless wouter.

Or maybe the sheer volume of the video network will always squeeze out the internet while it is running??

I am reasonably intelligent and computer literate but no expert, any help would be greatly appreciated, many thanks

Here is my ipconfig/all

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\avidcapture>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Capture
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A:Solved: Please help, unable to get a wired network and wireless internet working at same time

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Morning,

I am currently having a problem with my friend's eMachines laptop. At some point a few weeks ago, it stopped connecting to web sites via browser, although he had a strong wireless connection at home.

He brought it in to work for me to take a look at. I don't have access to the router as it is the company wifi network. The problem has to be with the laptop anyway as my personal laptop and ipod touch are both connecting to the wireless network and loading web content with no problems. I have tried a few things with no results and I don't mind starting from scratch in case I missed something.

Below I have posted ipconfig /all for his machine connected wirelessly, as well as PING for his machine's IP, the default gateway, the DNS and yahoo, IP and domain. Below that is the same tests run with the computer connected via cable to the network. In addition, I have added the same results from my personal netbook, which is functioning correctly. Any help would be very much appreciated!

WIRELESS IPCONFIG /all for problem machine:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>ipconfig/all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Dagobox
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : SSG-520
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A:Laptop connected to wireless network, can't access the internet.

Well, I'm confused. Your wireless connection statistics for the "good" and "bad" machine look the same.
 

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Dell Inspiron 5100 running windows XP Home, netgear wireless network - Have run Avast, Xsoftspy, spybot and cleaned much garbage out... tried ip congig / all and got NO results (error message said to check with microsoft as this feature wasn't supported!)... friend thinks it's a virus. Cannot re-install XP from original disks - says current version is newer than that on disk - cannot restore as this feature no longer provides a valid restore point - Universal windows boot disk will not repair the problem... about ready to wipe the drive or replace it altogether.. HELP!

Other computers in the house connect with no problems, but the problem machine will not connect even when on a cable...

A:laptop sees wireless network but won't connect to internet

Have you checked in your device manager for conflicts or bad drivers? Specifically, is your wireless card installed and functioning properly? Has this PC ever had access to the internet through this wireless connection?

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Wireless network with two macs and one pc-- all was working great, with wpa2 protection-- but then changed to WEP (because my Olive Musica only uses WEP) and reconfigured the computers. But now only the macs work. The PC connects to the network and sometimes shows a strong signal and sometimes show limited connectivity, but in no case connects to the internet. And when I try to configure the pc it ultimately reverts back to the WPA and when it opens available networks it describes the network i use as a wpa network, even though i reconfigured the whole thing to wep!
If I sound like I know what I'm talking about, alas I do not. But I have tried opening, redoing, reading info, and everything else to get my pc back on board this wireless network.... but nothing seems to work.
What do you think? Thanks for any and all help. best, charlie
 

A:Laptop has strong wireless network signal but no internet

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Hi

I have two laptops Dell Inspiron 6000 and Dell Inspiron 1525 connected to internet via wireless network (Netgear Wireless Router model WGR614 v6)

For the pass week or two Dell Inspiron 6000 internet connectivity is very slow. When I tested the wired connectivity it worked well.

I am not able to find out the cause of the issue. I installed latest wireless driver, tried Antivirus, Spyware/Malware. Finally reinstalled Windows XP still no success .

Any help in this direction would be great.

Thanks
Raj
 

A:Solved: Slow internet on one laptop on wireless network

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Hi Everyone Im haveing some serious issues with trying to connect my laptop to the internet
Im hopeing someone would be abe to find a solution for me
below is provided my ipconfig, what it said when i tried ipconfig renew and when i pinged the ip address.... if you need me to post more information im more than happy to
I bought a brand new Asus 2011 model laptop last month and have been using it perfectly with no interent issuesd at all until about a week ago when all of a sudden it stopped working
when I try to connect to a network It says connected and internet access but whenever i try and access the internet through all three browsers i have, through steam, utorrent even mulitplayer games it just doesnt work
Whether its connected wirlessly or directly with the ethernet cable ive tried my home internet, neighbours, universitys but they all connect fine just no internet.
Can someone please be able to help me out
also i tried the winsock fix and also tried rolling back my last wireless update (or whatever its called) with no fix to the problem PLEASE HELP ME!!!!
btw it says when im connected, connected internet access, which is really weird.
also bluetooth works fine i can connect my wireless headset and listen to music through it.
Also I just booted and ran Ubuntu off my USB to see if its a hardware error, and Ubuntu ran the internet fine, was able to browse the web and everything through ubuntu, so its clearly a windows 7 problem

When I performed ipconfig

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A:No Internet access through both wired and wireless to any network laptop

Hi, can u try using IP fix!!! if doesn't working try to disable your firewall.

and restart your computer!!! if still not working that's mean something wrong with your OS!!!

Thanks
 

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Hey guys was just reading another thread relating to this but is closed sore opening the can of worms again.

My laptop is connected to my wireless network but not receiving an internet connection through it i have a desktop that is connected to same wireless and is not having a problem at all.my lan port is broken so cant hard wire it.
any help will be much appreciated and laymans terms
 

A:laptop connected to wireless network but no internet connection

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I have a HP laptop that runs windows Vista Premium, and is connected to an old Netgear wireless router, with which a broadband modem is connected to.

I have had this setup for nearly two years, and has been running great, including this morning. However tonight I cannot get the laptop to connect to the internet. I have had a couple of weird issues before, but restarting the computer has always fixed it. This time I have restarted everything, and I can access other computers on the network (not wireless) but not the internet.

Strangely, a hard drive that is connected to another computer that is shared for my backups is also not being found. (the other computer is plugged into the router through an ethernet cable, and internet works fine).

MSN, Explorer and the like will not connect to the net. Interestingly, when I start Mozilla Firefox, which loads a simplified google homepage, after a long long time, loads about hald way.

Does anyone have any ideas what the problem could be, I dont know what to do or try, because I havent seemed to change anything to stop it working. Any ideas I could try would be much appreciated.

Olivier
 

A:Internet on wireless laptop suddenly stopped working :-S

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I spent about an hour going through similar posts here but didn't really find what I needed. I'm hoping this is just something stupid on my part.
Here's the deal:
My sons laptop crashed. I did what I could to recover it but, no good. Was able to recover his important files (from help I got here) so I picked up a new harddrive (WD60gig) and installed WINXP Pro fresh.

My desktop is hardwired from a Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Broadband router that is connected to cablevision via a 3Com U.S. Robotics modem.

The problem now is trying to get an internet connection on the laptop.

Prior to the crash, he was able to connect using the wireless router.

I've tried going directly to the laptop from the modem just to get an internet connection but I haven't got that to happen yet.

Do I need to install the 3com modem software on the laptop?

I just installed Norton Antivrus 2005 on the Desktop.

How do I check for Firewall issues?

Any help is appreciated. Even just a pointer to a good article might do it.
Thanks.
 

A:Having a problem getting Wireless Laptop Internet connection working

So Your laptop has a wireless network card? Install the drivers for that and make sure it is working, then on the computer with the router, the laptop card should show up, try to establish that first.
 

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When I try and access the internet through any of the main browsers (I.e. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari) they tell me along the lines of 'unable to access the network' and 'this page can't be displayed' after taking a while attempting to load. I also cannot access it through any of my Windows 8 apps. I know it's not an issue with the home broadband itself and is something to do with my laptop as it is running fine both wirelessly and through using an Ethernet cable on all other devices. I would really appreciate some help with trying to fix this asap as I have spent a lot of time researching this issue and trying most things to resolve it without success, I also need to use the internet for loads of coursework over the summer hols and cannot afford to be taking it to a pricey IT technician. Please helppp
 

A:My laptop cannot connect to the internet, even though wireless and ethernet are working

Take a look at the file
\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts​there MUST be at least a line reading 127.0.0.1 LOCALHOST
but the question is there anything other than comments in it?
If so, leave the comments and the localhost line and delete everything else.

If you modify the hosts file, then you also need to

ipconfig /flushdns
net stop "dns client"
net start "dns client"

 

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I've had this Inspiron 8600 for about 3-4 years now. I turned it on today and it connects to the wireless network as usual, but when I try to bring firefox and/or internet explorer up, it says that the server is too busy..etc. I've tried other wireless networks that are not secure in my neighborhood. I can connect to the network, but still no internet. I've restarted my laptop. I've disabled and enabled the wireless connection. I've unplugged and replugged my wireless router. My desktop is connected with a hard wire to the wireless router and its internet works fine. Could it be that my network driver has gone bad? Someone please help! Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Laptop connects to wireless network, but internet keeps timing out

How does the 8600 work with ethernet?

With wireless can you access the router's configuration pages?

If you have ZoneAlarm check out the sticky at the beginning of this forum.
 

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Hi all,

I'm having a bit of an issue connecting my wife's laptop to the new wireless network we set up. I searched and saw similar topics, but none that have answered my problem Her computer has always worked wirelessly in the past until I bought this netgear Wireless-N 300 router, WNR2000v2. It says the laptop (Vista) is connected to an unidentified network, and no internet. She has an Etheros adapter.

My desktop is connected to the wireless network as well and works fine (also Vista). I've gathered from reading other posts here that I should give you my ipconfig.

Of the working computer:

Windows IP Configuration

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::f5f0:9524:1809:2205%11
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.4
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::c02a:8b22:aef5:320e%10
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.2
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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A:Vista Laptop connecting to Netgear Wireless Network but no Internet

I should note that I have a PS3 and a printer which are both connected wirelessly, and they work fine.
 

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have been using my laptop on my wireless connection for a couple of years. All of a sudden, I can't access the internet with it. My wireless icon in the corner says Wireless Network connection connected and the strength is very good. I tried to let the computer obtain the ip address and the dns automatically and have put the numbers in manually. Neither has worked. The laptop is a Toshiba Satellite running Windows XP. The router is a Verizon Wireless Actiontec Ml1424-WR. I've tried using it right next to the router and it still doesn't work. I've tried rebooting the router with no luck. Below is the TSG SysInfo results:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1015 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 95142 MB, Free - 70664 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:Solved: Laptop says connected to wireless network, but can't access the internet

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Hello there,

Please bear with me as I'm new here and I'm honestly not super tech-savvy. I'm seeking help because my laptop seems to have spontaneously lost the ability to connect to (or even detect) my home network internet connection. (Details about the laptop and OS are towards the end of this post.) When I open Chrome, I get the error message, "Unable to connect to the internet." When I click on the usual icon that I'd use to locate my home network, I see, "Currently connected to: Unidentified network. No network access." My network does not show up. There is a link for "Open Network and Sharing Center." I attached a screen shot of what I see when I click on that link. Clicking on the "Connect to a network" option leads me right back to "Currently connected to: Unidentified network. No network access" with a link to open the Network and Sharing Center. I can't get the laptop to find my home network no matter which choice I try.

I got out my old HP laptop (which has wireless) for troubleshooting purposes. It immediately found my home network and accessed the internet without any problems. So I it would seem there are no issues with my modem and/or router. I suspect I've just done something dumb in the laptop settings. I once accidentally turned off all sound for internet websites and couldn't restore it until a friend came to troubleshoot, so this scenario does not seem unlikely.

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A:Laptop has lost wireless internet connection, cannot find network

  
Quote: Originally Posted by drudder


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But I might have done more than that. Maybe disabled wireless...?)
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Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Press and hold the Fn key...
...then press F2.
...release both keys.

See if your wireless network shows when you mouse over the network icon by the clock.

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Hi there

I added my new laptop to my wireless connection (via Livebox) but now the original desktop can't connect to the internet, its showing that it is 'connected' but there is no IP address! Could somebody help in layman's terms as I'm not too technical...

Thank you!
 

A:Added laptop to wireless network now desktop can't connect to internet

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Hi all,
 
My laptop connects to my home wireless network without any issues but whenever I try going online via Firefox/IE, I get a message saying "unable to connect, problem loading page". My other wireless devices can all connect to the internet without any issues so the problem is isolated to this one laptop.
 
I've gone into the command prompt to check the ipconfig /all information and the IP addresses, DNS info, and gateways all check out. I can ping google.com successfully from the problematic laptop. I've tried to reboot in Safe Mode with Networking and the internet works in that instance. So I believe there's something running upon normal startup that's preventing me from accessing the internet through my browser. But I have no idea where to start.
 
The problematic laptop is running WIndows XP (SP2). Any help is appreciated.
 
Thanks in advance!

A:Laptop can connect to wireless network but has issues connecting to the Internet

First thing you should do, IMO...install SP3 and all the critical updates that have been disseminated since SP3. Then... Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it. Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size. Click Go and paste the content into your next post. Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link. Louis

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Wireless is working on one laptop but not the other.

Default gateway not showing when running command prompt, ipconfig /all

can you pls help
 

A:Wireless internet not working on one laptop - default gateway not showing

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Hi guys,

All of a sudden my desktop internet has stopped working. I am typing from my laptop now and it works fine, it also works fine on my ps3. I don't think I changed anything, i just went away for a week and when I came back the net was down. It's like it doesnt even try to open any webpages.

Here is the ipconfig information

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : JDQUAD
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit
Ethernet Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-8C-70-FA-FF

Ethernet adapter Network Connect Adapter:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Juniper Network Connect Virtual Adap
ter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-68-3B-84-8A

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8187 Wireless 802.11g 54M
bps USB 2.0 Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-15-AF-51-EB-52
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
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A:Home wireless network - internet works fine on laptop and ps3 but not desktop

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OK I have a Toshiba Laptop or Notebook (whatever its called) and it has Windows Vista. I have wireless internet on it but like two months ago it crashed or something of that sort and I had to use the CD it came with to restore everything. Since then, every time I use the internet, which is Mozilla Fox, and if I load more than one page it gets a Network Timeout saying the site took to long to respond. This never happened to me before and I don't know what to do. I understand if it takes to long to respond but since the crash it does it way to often like every minute. What can I do? I already used the restore CD again but nothing. Is it because the Mozilla or is there something wrong with my computer. And also it is not the connection because I have perfect signal because the the router is just in the next room. Also if I play a game online like Maple Story or Combat Arms or even Call of Duty it will sometimes lose the connection. Please some one help!!
 

A:Windows Vista Toshiba Laptop Wireless Internet Network Timeout

Do you have any live cds you can boot from and get on the internet
this will rule out spyware etc.
 

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Hello!

I've got Vista Home Premium on my Dell Inspiron 1520.

Every now and then I get this strange message after turning my laptop on:


HTML Code:
Dell Wireless WLAN Card Wireless Network Controller has stopped working

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: bcmwltry.exe
Application Version: 4.102.15.61
Application Timestamp: 45f8a9d0
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Fault Module Timestamp: 4791a7a6
Exception Code: c015000f
Exception Offset: 000761b7
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1060
Additional Information 1: fd00
Additional Information 2: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160
Additional Information 3: fd00
Additional Information 4: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160

Read our privacy statement:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=...
The odd thing is that my internet is still working well.
What do you think is wrong?

Thanks a lot for your help!

Kind regards

A:Dell Wireless WLAN Card Wireless Network Controller has stopped working

follow the instructions on this Dell support page:

bcmwltry.exe error, pls help - DELL COMMUNITY

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Hi there, im new to the forums and i've got a problem that's been a real pain for me lately.
I've got a wireless connection in my house going through a Linksys WRT54GC router and also a wired connection with Cisco gateway (only 1 laptop uses it). About 1 month ago some strange things began to happen with the wireless connection, my PC seems not to be able to connect unless I reinstall the protocols and it's really annoying to do that every time I run my PC. Also, the wired connection stopped working (probably because of cable being broken) but it requires a router restart 90% of the time when I want to connect the laptop (that used to connect through cable) to the wireless network. The 2nd laptop has an issue mentioned in the title, the LAN works but it can't connect to the Internet through the router. Ipconfig /all shows that DHCP isn't working, there's no default gateway and DNS seems to be wrong. Could that all be related to router not being updated for a long time? I tried reinstalling drivers, unistalling and installing back network card and doing most of the things mentioned in similar threads but nothing seems to work. I know it all looks very silly but I can't do anything about it, at least now - I don't have access to any router settings and can't update it.
Every bit of help is appreciated. I can paste all the information needed from all computers.
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A:Working LAN but no internet connection on a laptop; broken wireless connection

can we see the ipconfig /all and an xirrus screen shot

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results in a reply here

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy
Now go back to the forum - reply and then right click in the reply box and paste
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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the ... Read more

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Hello TSG Forums,

I've got quite the challenge for you guys. I've gone through two different tech support lines, three computer savvy friends, and every troubleshooting trick and tip I could scour off of the internet. All efforts have been in vain thus far. So as to not make this post too long, I'll get to the point.

I recently bought a new wireless adapter to connect to the internet with. Previously I was using an older adapter that my room mate was lending me. ( a Motorola Wireless USB Adapter WU830G to be exact.) At first when I installed the motorola it didn't work. I can't remember what I did to make it work for the life of me, but I eventually twisted my computer's arm enough that it gave in. Now it's uninstalled from my computer, along with (I hope) all the drivers and programs that were using it.

So I bought a new adapter (Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO USB Network Adapter - F5D9050) read the instructions carefully, and made sure that it was installed just as the manual says. (Install the software, wait for the prompt, etc etc.) Everything seemed to be going smoothly until I tried to configure my connections. (Where the wireless detects all the access points, and you put in your WEP key etc.) The wireless adapter seemed to be doing nothing. The device manager showed the adapter with no problems, and no errors, but the program was stubbornly pretending that my wireless adapter didn't exist. After trying multiple USB ports, uninst... Read more

A:Missing Wireless Network Icon; Wireless Adapter Not Working!

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My google searches are being redirect to various sites and i receive a error message saying "dell wireless wlan card has stopped working" but im still using my wireless internet just fine. They both started acting up after an ill advised download from a bit torrent site. I scanned my computer with malwarebytes and it found some infections but did not do anything for me, then i scanned with avg anti-virus and it found nothing. (malwarebytes and avg anti-virus are the only anti virus software i have and are both fully updated)

My computer is a Dell Inspiron 1501 with Windows Vista Basic
AMD Athlon 64 x2

Whenever im redirected i get 1 of 2 images in the address bar (see attachment)

A:Google redirects + Dell Wireless WLAN Card Wireless Network Controller stopped working and was closed

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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I'm experiencing a problem with my wireless network. Nothing seems to be able to connect to my wireless network. It seems to have occurred after I installed a new copy of windows 7 onto my sister's desktop. A message appeared saying we have the same ip address. I believe that is the problem. I've tried renewing our ip address on both desktop but it won't give us new ip address for some reason. pls help
 

A:Solved: Wireless network not Working but wired working (same ip address conflict?)

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I have a desktop running windows 2000 connected to a wireless router with ethernet. I also have a laptop running windows xp connected to the router wirelessly. The each can access the internet perfectly fine...but how do I access the desktop from the laptop. How do I print from the laptop on the printer connected to the desktop. Please help....I have been looking for hours on how to do this and have found no solution.
 

A:network wireless laptop(xp) with desktop(2000) through wireless router?

you can do a remote desktop connection, provided that you enable it on both machines. you'll need the DNS names of both machines, btw.
 

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Hi everyone.

This past weekend I went out of town and took my Windows 7 laptop with me -- since I returned home, it has been unable to connect to my wireless network. Other devices in my home connect to the network just fine, and the problem laptop has always been fine until now. My network card is an Atheros AR9285, and I'm attempting to connect to a Medialink router with WPA password protection and AES encryption.

My wireless network icon in the task bar has a yellow sign with an exclamation point in it. It says "No Internet access."

I have tried:

-rebooting the computer
-unplugging and restarting the modem and router
-going to the command prompt and renewing my IP address with the command IPCONFIG/RENEW

None of this works.

Like I said, all other devices in my house connect to the wireless network with no problem. It's just this one laptop. Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 

A:Windows 7 laptop with Atheros AR9285 network card can't connect to wireless network

Three things to try ...

If you have McAfee please see the sticky thread at the top of this (Networking) forum.

Disable encryption on the router and try to connect. If successful you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect.

Revert to a System Restore Point before the weekend.
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5250 @ 1.50GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1014 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 384 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 57231 MB, Free - 41659 MB; D: Total - 57231 MB, Free - 14579 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Inc., Nestos , Not Applicable, LXAJL0X031734074722500
Antivirus: None

Hi. I have a problem with my wireless connection. The tab under network connections does NOT show wireless connection. This happened after I reinstalled winxp. I installed the wireless driver but it did not work. I can only connect to the internet using the wired connection. What should I do?
 

A:Laptop doesnt show wireless network connection under network connections

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I just purchased a DLink DWL-G630 Cardbus adapter that is b and g compatible. I was thought that by getting this, that we I go to a café, hotel, McDonald's(that has it), my job or any place that has a wireless network that Id be able to connect and browse through there network.

Well I don't have one at home but when at work where I know they have a wireless network, I cannot see it on my available networks to connect too. Am I doing something wrong?

My laptop has windows XP Pro on it.

Second...

I have a Siemens phone system at home. It operates on 2.4 ghz as well as the wireless router that I plan on getting. I saw one on tigerdirect that is also a Dlink. Will they work in my home or will there be some conflicts when I'm on the phone?

Any help may be appreciated.
 

A:home wireless network and wireless laptop question...

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I'm trying to setup/connect a wireless printer (HP All-in-one) so that a user can use his laptop wireless and print from anywhere in the house.

He did not have any network set-up previously.He had dialup and just purchased a new laptop (with wireless) and this new printer and has just gotten this new Rogers "Rocket" Stick. (It's a USB internet connection uses cell phone frequency.)

Normally this is pretty straight forward when conected to a wireless router.
(I brought over a wireless router to test out)

When Rogers "Rocket" stick is connected (for internet), Can I connect to another wireless home network for sharing at the same time?

Computer Vista Laptop with Rogers Rocket Stick.
I tried a couple of things.

Setup a wireless network:
1) I used the setup internet connection wizard to configure a computer to computer wireless adhoc network (appears to work for very short distances - 30 feet) I was able to print a test page but not anything else - so I thought about using my Dlink Router for greater distance (if it was a distance thing as indicated.

2) I setup the (Dlink) wireless router as a standalone wireless network - not conected to the internet (configured it) and then configured my HP printer (wireless) to connect to that network. I successfully configured the printer via wizard to connect to the found network.
- I then connected to this wireless network and added the network printer (using it's HP Wireless wizard) - it found it ... Read more

A:Solved: How to - Wireless Internet & Home network with wireless Printer

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I I have recently upgraded to Windows 7 and since then I have had a problem connecting to the internet with IE8. connection to internet via the wireless router is ok as virus etc is updating, but every tim I try and open IE I get the message Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage, then the option for Diagnose problems is offered, I have clicked this and still no joy. I have also reset IE.

Sparodically it will connect and this is what is confusing me

Any help will be appreciated

Thanks
 

A:Wireless Network Detected, but Internet Explorer Wont Connect to network in Win 7

Have you tried any other browsers? SeaMonkey is a good one to try if you don't have another. You can still keep IE as default and have SeaMonkey for backup for web pages that may not display correctly in IE or when you have access problems like you are having now. Being Mozilla-based, it uses a different rendering engine. For those web sites that support pipelining, you may also find that it is considerably faster.

Check your connection settings under Internet Options. In the LAN section, try toggling the "Automatically Detect Settings" option.
 

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