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Q: Limited Access for Internet (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

Can anyone help me to setup limited access for my windows 7 professional. I want to give only limited access to my staff for internet use. I mean i don't want them to use facebook, youtube etc in business computer and don't want them to download files.. Please Help me with this.

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Preferred Solution: Limited Access for Internet (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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since the upgrade I have been unable to connect to the Internet.

The errors I get
- one or more network protocols are missing on this computer - windows sockets registry entries required for network connectivity

I have tried
- netsh windsock reset
- ipconfig /release
- ipconfig /renew

If you need screen shots or addition data, let me know.

Thanks in advance
 

A:Unidentified network - no internet access (Moved from Windows 10 forum)

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My laptop usually works just fine at my home; however, for the past three days I am getting the "limited or no connectivity" message but the signal is strong. The laptop is working just fine at work. What gives?? Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Limited or no connectivity (Moved from Windows Vista forum)

I've requested your thread be moved to the NETWORKING section so you can get help from the experts there.

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Are you having the same connection issue with any other laptop at home?

Have you contacted your Internet Service Provider(ISP) tech support and advised of the issue?

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Hello I newly installed my windows I connect Ethernet cable but my internet is not working I install the Intel network driver and I also installed realtek driver but nothing happened
 

A:Internet problem (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

What's the exact make & model of the machine you're using?
 

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We have two modems at our home, and both of them say: "Secured, no internet connection"
I've tried everything, nothing works. Help!
 

A:Cant connect to internet (moved from Windows 10 forum)

Brand and model of each modem?

Who is your ISP? Are you sure that your internet service has been activated? Has either of the modems been registered with your ISP?
 

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Every time I try to go to a website I get the message Internet explorer cannot display webpage or address is not valid. I tried multiple ways to fix the problem but I still get the same message.
 

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I am trying to fix a Toshiba satellite windows 8.1 laptop. When I click on the internet explorer icon, the browser opens up and it states: The proxy server isn't responding. I ran the a vast antivirus and it is up to date. Also it wont let me open up goggle chrome either. The Norton internet security needs to be renewed but I don't know if that would solve the problem by renewing Norton? Please help. Thanks
 

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I originally had IE as my browser but it started to give me problems so I switched to Mozilla Foxfire as my primary browser. I kept IE on my desktop as a backup browser. Now, when I click on IE, I get a blank page. I tried to reload it via the Microsoft website but it will not reload. What gives? Thanks for any reply.
 

A:Solved: Internet Explorer (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

Try starting IE from the list in Program Files. Sometimes desktop shortcuts get corrupted so I'm trying to rule out that possibility.

What version of IE? What page is set as your home page in IE?

I tried to reload it via the Microsoft websiteClick to expand...

Microsoft has so many websites, please give the address of the MS web site you are referring to.
 

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Hello, I just re installed Windows XP professional on my Dell Windows XP Home Edition and when i plug the ethernet cable into the PC, it doesn't detect the connection at all. I have no drivers and cannot find drivers when i search the SMC sites which is my modem manufacturer. When i open device manager the option for Network adapters is not even listed. what should i do??
 

A:Windows XP Installation: No Internet Connection - (Moved from XP forum)

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this is a old gateway laptop that I am trying to connect wirelessly to the internet, it has a intel (R)pro/wireless lan adapter but I have a realtek wireless lan and it will not take the new one. can you help me
 

A:connect wirelessly to internet (Moved from Windows XP forum)

What do you mean by "will not take"?

What model is the Realtek?
 

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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) 4 CPU 3.00GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 3711 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238347 MB, Free - 155572 MB; E: Total - 76245 MB, Free - 12326 MB; F: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 299864 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0W2562
Antivirus: Ad-Aware Antivirus, Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled

I recently uninstalled and reinstalled Explorer 8.0 in connection to fixing some related Firefox issues. Firefox is now working fine, but Explorer can't connect to microsoft.com (the program does open). According to the diagnostic program that it asks to run, there is a problem with the ftp protocol. In looking into repair of Explorer, microsoft.com is telling me that Explorer 8.0, and Explorer 7.0 are not compatible with the 32-bit XP operating system. Interestingly, when I had uninstalled Explorer 8 during the fixes, suddenly Explorer 7.0 appeared in Control Panel as being installed, whereas before the removal, only Explorer 8 was shown. It appears that I had both versions installed, but that Control Panel was only showing the most recent version. I do have the program and update folders for both programs appearing within the Windows folder. So, how can I find the most recent version of Explorer for XP and fix this issue? Any help would be most appreciat... Read more

A:Internet Explorer questions (Moved from Windows XP forum)

Version 8 (8.0.6001.18702) is the most current version that can be used in Windows XP SP3 32-bit or Windows XP SP2 64-bit.

It shouldn't be used anyway because many websites no longer support it and requires the use of a more current browser, such as Mozilla Firefox (which is what I use in both bit versions).

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"Windows can't communicate with the device or resource (primary DNS server)"
ipconfig flush register release renew nothing is helping me solve the matter nor obtaining dns server automatically. Please help me out.
 

A:Internet Connectivity Troubleshoot (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

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my laptop was working fine when I switched it off yesterday, this morning it couldn't find an internet connection.

I called Aol support, they did several tests, the results of one = WER Internal MetaData.xml AppCompat.txt, memory .hdmp
I can connect via a cable from pc to router,Aol says the problem is with my laptop and not my connection, any help would be gratefully received
 

A:Solved: pc no internet connection option (moved from Windows 7 forum)

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My laptop recently stopped being able to connect to the internet unless it is in safe mode with networking. I am able to ping both IP addresses (e.g. 8.8.8.8) and URL's (e.g. google.com) and I still am able to see my friends activity on steam.

All of the other devices in my house are able to connect normally, only my laptop is not.

I have ran scans with AVG and Malwarebytes and removed the few threats found, but still can't load any pages.

Results from ipconfig /all

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200]
(c) 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\windows\system32>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 11:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 24-EC-99-E1-6D-FC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter WiFi:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8188CE Wireless LAN 802.11n PC
I-E NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 24-EC-99-E1-6D-FC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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A:Internet only working in safe mode with networking (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

Uninstall AVG and run the AVG Remover.
 

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My system is not connecting to the internet. I did a clean install windows xp sp3. Does not acquire network IP address. I tried every possible thing did

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log
installed new drivers etc
but nothing works even tried manual ip but doesnot connect to the internet

made registry changes

I cant understand what is the problem. first the Nodetype was unknown then I made changes in the registry and now its Broadcast but still nothing
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . :
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broad cast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel® PRO/100 VE Desktop Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-A1-B0-69-64-34
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.134.115
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
 

A:Windows XP not connecting to internet (Moved from Windows XP forum)

Did you read this "sticky" in the Windows XP section?

Guide For Doing A Clean Install Of Windows XP

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Having major problems connectimg to the Internet diagnostic says windows deteted problem with Lsp my Osp protect have tried system restore and various other things but not getting any where help. We have another computer on the network and 2 laptops that work ok.
 

A:no internet (Moved from the XP forum)

You can take a look at the following link to see if any of the solutions can resolve your problem.
http://networking.nitecruzr.net/2005/05/problems-with-lsp-winsock-layer-in.html
 

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Windows XP Professional. Model: X300 No internet connection either wired or wireless. Somehow I turned off all internet connections. How can I retrieve them? I am sure it must be somthing simple. I should see lots of networks to connect to, however I do not see any. Can anyone help me address this issue so it can be corrected?
 

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I'm currently working on fixing a computer that has a Win32.Trojan.RX Virus (nasty bugger) and I'm trying to get online to do a HJT and download some things to scan the computer (as it has nothing to scan it with for some reason) But I keep getting mass amounts of popups and the computer starts giving me low virtual memory errors. After this happened about 7 times of trying to get online, I decided to try doing Safe Mode with Networking, but it wont let me online that way either, and I know for a fact that my internet isn't PPPoE. I don't know what I should do. Any help would be much obligued. BTW it is a Dell-XP Home Edition. I was thinking of doing a PC restore but I'm not sure as to if that would get rid of the virus or not. I've already gone through the add/remove list and took off malware softwares.

A:Help :S [Moved from Internet Explorer forum]

Hello SummonerKrista

If you cant get online on your PC and download HJT, would you be able to download it on another computer and transfer it onto the infected PC, then scan and then get a log?

If you would like to get your PC virus free you are able to use the HJT help section on TSF, Click here. (Just click on the coloured links.) to post your log in HJT help section.

Once done, please be patient, as the Security Team Analysts are usually very busy; one of them will answer your request as soon as they can.

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I'm needint to get back to a site that I found on the net. HOw do I look at the sites I've previously visited? Is there a log other than History? I'm using Windows NT. Thanks
 

A:{Moved to Internet Forum} - Viewing files

Greetings

As far as I know, your History folder is the way to look at which websites you have visited.

Having NT or not, makes no difference.

I am going to move this thread to the Internet Forum, and I hope they will be able to help you further. Perhaps they can help you find the site again... by using search engines, and re-tracing your steps when you originally found the site.

Cheers

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Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...
 

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I have an excellent connection to the wifi but can't access internet as it says I have no connection tried everything! Help?
 

A:connected to wifi but no internet (Moved from XP forum)

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About a week ago i lost WIFI internet connection. It came back up but with limited internet access. WIFI works on all devices except my home laptop. I also can not connect to any other WIFI networks. I have made sure my TCP/IP 4 and 6 are both set to auto, done an ipconfig/flush;renew, etc,; malware scans. Running a linksys router and it wont let me connect through Ethernet to change the settings either. Here is the ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi
Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 4C-0F-6E-65-32-A0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.58.130(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{D41BBC0B-806D-430F-BE26-8F39F29CC1B3}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
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Hi Everyone...

I have a Toshiba Satellite C850 Running windows 8 64-bit,, and it was working fine,, suddenly the wifi now doesn't connect and says limited internet access, when i press troubleshoot it says "wifi doesn't have a valid IP configuration",,, and also i tried connecting it through a LAN cable,, it doesn't work either,, but other laptops and mobile phones connects perfectly to the network,,,, it happened after I installed Skype??!!! may,,be it's a coincidence but thought i should say.....

I've tried disabling both network adapters,, forgetting the network then connecting,, tried removing "bonjour" from the firewall,, but i didn't even had bonjour.... I'm going insane with it,,, please help...

A:How do I fix the limited internet access in my windows 8

You might try this:


Quote:




With upgrades sometimes winsock or the TCP/IP stack gets corrupted. To reset them both type the following two commands into an elevated command prompt [right click lower left of screen and select Command Prompt (Admin)] one at a time hitting enter after each one then reboot the system

netsh winsock reset catalog (reset winsock entries)

netsh int ip reset reset.log hit (reset TCP/IP stack)




"WiFi" doesn't have a valid IP configuration - Microsoft Community

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Hi.

Sorry it is a repeating question but I have seen so many answers and been chasing my tail to fix this for so long that I have just given up and decided to ask myself!

Using Outlook to send & recieve mails from a webmail hoster, I regularly get booted off the internet and am left with the Limited Access message. Usually unplugging the router clears it but it is a nuisance to say the least.

I have even tried reverting to a cable but the problem continues.

The problem even happens to my wife's Samsung laptop, although the info below is from mine.

Thanks in advance ...
Steve
Router - Belkin F5D7634-4 Wireless Modem Router.

Laptop - Samsung R710

Other info from the Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1:

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3066 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS , 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 147547 MB, Free - 26910 MB; D: Total - 147454 MB, Free - 102745 MB;
Motherboard: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., R710 , Not Applicable, 123490EN400015
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security 2011, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Limited Access windows 7 internet

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Hello to the forum,

Well I have another problem. This problem is with a Dell Inspiron 1750 laptop with an Intel processor. First off, this is not my computer, it belongs to my sister in-law, so I have limited information as to what transpired leading up to the problem. There seems to be a lot of people with similar problems with Windows 7, but I haven't been able to find a fix.

I have done all the basic testing that can be found covering this issue, and since many of the fixes require an Internet connection, well you get the picture.

Now, I admit that I know very little about computers, but this problem seems like either a virus has taken over, or there's a software / hardware conflict.

I'm able to access all of the control functions for the Internet, and all services, and hardware show that they are working properly. There doesn't appear that there is a recent program change, or download that can be tied directly to the time period when the connection was lost about a week ago. (yes I've been trying to fix this for a week now, this is my last resort)

Also, the system restore only goes back 2 days, so the computer can't be set back to a time before the problem started.


Codes are as follows.2000-0151, OX490, OX8007042c, OFOO:0232, 968634624:, MSG 1068 appears when trying to restart the service. And the dreaded BSOD has appeared a couple of times,but disappears before I could get the codes.

I've done quite a bit of research on this problem, and to be... Read more

A:Please help,Windows 7 only has limited access to the Internet.

Hi and welcome to TSF try unistalling the apple software it can be reinstalled later then try the info here and aee if you can start some of the services Services - Start or Disable - Windows 7 Forums

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Have windows 7 os and have a problem connecting to certain websites e.g. google, hotmail etc but otherwise can surf the net. Tried diagnosing problem and the message came up "your dns server might be unavailable." I have tried troubleshooting from online advice - resetting the router, restarting everything, tried resetting the dns cache and changing the ip address but that just lead to an ip conflict. Any advice would be appreciated.
 

A:Limited internet access with windows 7

this maybe a malware issue or maybe a DNS issue
but first check hosts file - see below

next try google open dns

Checking the Host file
Open Notepad - Start> Programs> Accessories> and right click on Notepad select "Run as Administrator" to open a notepad
Now goto 'File' > 'Open' and browse to the HOSTS file - which will be located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc. - you may need to change the drop down box next to the file name:box from Text Documents (*.txt) to ALL Files (*.*)
The file should look like the info at the bottom of this post

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will now be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

Now go back to the forum - goto the reply and then right click in the reply box and paste the results.
The results from the notepad should now appear in the forum reply.
Once you are finished, go up to 'File' and click 'Save'. Make sure to change the Save as Type: box to All files.
Otherwise, Notepad may add a .txt extension to the file which will keep it from working. If you don't have your system set to show extensions, it's easy to miss that.

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# Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp.
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We have recently changed our Internet provider, and I find that although the Internet connects and works perfectly well on my (Android) tablet, it is constantly disconnecting on my laptop. I had no problems before with the previous provider. I've checked all the Internet and Network settings I can find but nothing looks like it needs to be changed. I've even checked the firewall. My laptop is about 7-8 years old. My partner has no problem with the connection on his laptop, it seems to be just mine.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista? Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Celeron(R) Dual-Core CPU T3000 @ 1.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2999 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1308 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 228472 MB, Free - 141166 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, JV50
Antivirus: Computer Security, Updated and Enabled

As per the advice on a similar previous thread, I've added the print screen of the Device Manager. What do I need to do to get the Internet to stop disconnecting.?

Thank you.
 

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I have a Lenovo Z580 btw so that means that mostly everything you might suggest to me will already have been done :P (since there are so many problems with Lenovo).
On a more serious note, as the title says, I would appreciate any sort of help as I am really clueless on what to do now I have to resort using my phone to do work as I have no internet access.

Stuff ive done is power management to max performance, installed lastest 8.1 drivers from Lenovo and intel site, uninstall driver in safe mode etc...

Thanks

A:always limited internet access after windows 8.1 update

You didn't even mention if this was a wired or wireless connection?

Have you tried going to the Windows Update Center using a wired connection for the latest updates.

The Lenovo site shows wireless drivers which came out yesterday, they may make changes to them if they aren't working so check the driver version. Other than that this particular model of Lenovo is famous for having problems which I'm sure you are aware of, no magic fix that I know of.

Drivers and software - IdeaPad Z580 Notebook

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I've been getting this limited access/ no internet access for about a month and at first i thought it was the router but even when in the same room as it, it still happens. I don't know much about computers, is there a way i can fix this or should i bring it to someone ???

A:Limited Access Wifi Internet Windows 7 please help me

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Does the issue happen no matter which Connection you use ? ....

Please read the Link below ...
Basic Requirements Before Posting your Networking Thread

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Hello guys. Im having this issue since the purchase of my laptop - Acer V3-471G. The wifi will show exclamation mark for every 5 minute i guess and it saying limited connectivity. And if i wait for about 5 minute, the problem gone and connectivity back to normal again. After that the problem occur again.
Methods tried:
1)Uninstalling wireless lan driver and installed it back.
2)Reconfigure router configuration.
3)Connect to other wifi aside from my home wifi.
And that's all. Any help would be appreciated. Sorry for my bad English as English not my native tongue.
Even when i'm writing this thread the problem occur for three times.

A:No Internet Access / Limited Connectivity-Windows 8

Suggest that you uninstall all preinstalled bloatware and any type of trial anti virus software, then visit Windows update Center.

Be sure to use WPA2 security with AES encryption.

Or Contact Acer for help.

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Hello. Today, when i opened my PC i found out that i have "No internet connection". The last time i used it was last night, and it worked like a charm. The problem is from the software itself I guess because other devices seem to be working fine connected to the internet. This also happened to me while using windows 8.1 but I got it fixed everytime with a simple "netsh" command. Now things aren't this simple, i tried multiple fixes and none of them worked. I tried to update the driver from the device manager but i can't find the microsoft and the producer driver, instead i find some outdated drives from like 2013.

Thank you for the time you put into reading my post.

A:Windows 10 Limited access/ No internet connection

Originally Posted by szgromania


Hello. Today, when i opened my PC i found out that i have "No internet connection". The last time i used it was last night, and it worked like a charm. The problem is from the software itself I guess because other devices seem to be working fine connected to the internet. This also happened to me while using windows 8.1 but I got it fixed everytime with a simple "netsh" command. Now things aren't this simple, i tried multiple fixes and none of them worked. I tried to update the driver from the device manager but i can't find the microsoft and the producer driver, instead i find some outdated drives from like 2013.

Thank you for the time you put into reading my post.



I had exactly the same issue. Everything was working like a charm after the upgrade to Win 10 until yesterday nght. When I came back from work today I was asked to reboot after a windows update with 3 KBxxxxxx files updates. I thing that the problem is due to this upgrade but I have no clue on what was upgraded. Microsoft should know what they did and should bring a fix.

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This problem has been bugging me for a while and after yet another virus attack due to my children downloading stuff [I have sorted this ], I would like to fix the problemBoth computers run windows XP the main one is hard wired to the modem and the laptop connects via a wireless router.I have set up limited user accounts on the main computer with access to the Internet using Firefox and everything is running OK. However the laptop will not allow limited accounts to access the internet FireFox [preferred browser] it looks like it fails to open [though you have to shut programme down on exiting the account] and IE opens but the page fails to load.IF I change their accounts to admin ones go into their accounts and access the internet leave it open and then go back to mine and change their user permission to limited. It is still working fine until they either log out or switch teh computer off.Is there a problem with how the laptop is connecting to the network? On their limited account the WIFI connection is shown to be working.Can anyone help me resolve this problem, I have seen countless posts on the web, but none [so far] with a clear guide on how to resolve this issuer.Many thanks, any help is really appreciated, before I let the children back on the laptop .

A:Windows XP Limited accounts internet access problems

Hi -What AntiVirus are you using and are you updating it -Thank You -

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I have just purchased a second hand gaming desktop computer, after i got it home and looked i could not find how to connect it via WI-FI so i has resorted to Ethernet cable. i rang the person i bought it off and they assure me it has wireless but in resseting it they may have deleted the wireless driver ?

NO IDEA WHAT TO DO AND I AM GOING INSANE..

Please help
 

A:Please help me! (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

howdy and welcome. As we have zero idea what you are looking at, can you give us the make/model of the rig please?
 

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How do I stop Edge from running in the background. I've looked in settings/apps and don't see edge listed but I've turned off all apps. That said, every time I stop Edge manually it always seems to start up again with out my consent and there 7 instances of it running.

I don't like Edge, I don't want Edge............How can I just disable that piece of crap?
 

A:Edge (Moved from Windows 10 forum)

https://www.majorgeeks.com/content/...soft_edge_from_running_in_the_background.html

After performing the above instruction, a reboot will be needed before Edge no longer runs in the background.
 

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This may be the wrong place to ask this. I apologize before hand. Does anyone know anything about WinPatrol? It was suggested to me to use by a Microsoft Tech and I downloaded it, but I'm not sure when I bootup computer and sign in, there is a drop down menu. Im not sure I understand it. Can someone advise? Thanks.
 

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I was working on something very important on WordPad and saved it often. I saved it as the document like normal and shut down my computer. When I went back on, only part of the document was there. Part of it was wiped, or something like that. This is the second time it has happened. I'm not sure if it's wordpad or my computer. When I look back, the size is still 87 KB as it was before. Is there any way I can recover the missing parts?
 

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Hello

I'm trying to create a VPN, but I'm having a lot of trouble.
I'll tell you what I've done so far.

First, I went to Network Connections, File, Incoming New Connection, Selected my account, "Through Internet", and Allow Access.

Then I went to my reuter's (Thomson TG784n) webpage, Games and Application Sharing, Assign and assigned the PTPP server to my PC (I used the IPv4 IP), ticked the log box and clicked Add.

Then I went back to my computer, to Network and Sharing Center and Configure New Connection or Network (or something like that, my PC is not in English). Then I selected Connect to local workplace, then Through Internet or VPN or something like that (it's the 1st option), then I put my PC's IPv4, the same one I assigned the PPTP server to.
Then I went to the connections and connected to the VPN using my account Username and Password.

Then the problems started.
First, after connecting, the Ethernet connection would become "Limited" and the connection would fail. After some investigation, I went to the VPN's properties, IPv4, Advanced and unchecked "Use preset gateway on remote connection'' and did the same for IPv6. Then I could connect to the VPN. I'm not sure if it worked or not, but my Internet became slower.

I'm not sure if it worked because when I tried to connect my android phone to the VPN, it didn't. On my phone, I went to "Add new VPN", then I put a r... Read more

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When I send a website to the spam folder should I let the IP remove the spam e-mail or should I delete as soon as I see the SPAM?
Some IPs remove spam after 10 days, I think.
Does it make any difference if I delete the spam or let the spam be removed by the IP?
 

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I have a home built I7-920 with Gigabyte ex-58-ud3r motherboard. I have a built in card reader. Lately when I put in an SD card it tells me it will run faster on USB 2. It is supposed to be USB 2. How can I determine why it is doing this?
 

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While trying type in google search this pops up in search box sunbeam mixer bread attachments can not get rid -i clear out start type again same thing -i had to go to yahoo to do a search--crazy i have 2 laptops same problem and message--almost makes me think Google been hacked--any ideas
 

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I am not sure if this is were i should post this
i am looking to buy a new antivirus program it will be for windows 7 and i like to be able to put it on my 4 systems
any advise in what you fellow would recommend
thanks
 

A:Question (moved from Windows 7 forum)

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When using Firefox as my brouser it times out. Which makes streaming videos or movies difficult. Any suggestions?

thanks
 

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I am having a lot of issues with Incredimail especially sending - I keep getting this message
550 5.5.1 Protocol error
Can anyone help me Please ?
 

A:Incredimail (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

What operating system are you using? (Windows XP, Vista, 7,8.0, 8.1, 10 etc)
Is it 32-bit or 64-bit?
When did the problem start?
Have you previously been able to send email without issues?
Did you update the software?
 

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Dear all,

I can not access my email account from windows live mail. Pls help me acesss urgently.
This is the error we are getting :

Unable to send or receive messages for the Hotmail (graphic.paper) account. Sorry, we were unable to sign you in to Windows Live ID at this time. Please try again later.

Server Error: 0x80048820
Server: 'http://mail.services.live.com/DeltaSync_v2.0.0/Sync.aspx'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x80048820
 

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Had 1gb ram Increaded to 4 by placing in 3 new 1gb ram sticks Computor would only start in Safe Mode Removed two sticks and it is now operating Can I put the other two sticks in What am I doing wrong
 

A:RAM Increase (moved from Windows XP forum)

Assuming your computer is a factory-brand one, what is its brand name and model name and model number?

If it's a non-factory brand computer and is a custom-made/home-made one, what is the brand name and model number of the motherboard?

What is the description of those new 1 GB RAM modules?

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I have 8GB of RAM in my Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 (Socket M2) motherboard in 4 slots of 2GB each.

I would like to increase this to a total of 16GB and I read somewhere that it was necessary to replace the RAM in pairs.

So what would you advise as the best way to increase the RAM to 16GB - start afresh with 4x4GB (to use all the slots) or buy 2x8GB, only using 2 slots.

Your advice is most welcome. Many thanks.
 

A:Solved: RAM (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

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I see references by helpers to run this program and would like to know if it is something I should have on my desktop should it be run as part of computer maintenance and if so, how often. Thank you.
 

A:TFC by Old timer (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

It is a temp file cleaner. You can use it OR use something like Ccleaner [which is what I use]
As for how often to run, that depends on how much you use the system AND how much time you spend online. Once a week should be fine however if you are online a LOT, run it more often.
 

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