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Network issues: no network at boot

Q: Network issues: no network at boot

I have 3 machines on my home network. I just updated to a new router. Two of the machines work well and one of them has no internet access at boot. I need to disable the adapter and trouble shoot the connection before it magically functions again. I have not had any issues with this computer until now. I have moved the connection on the new router to another port and it made no difference. As I can fix the connection from WIN7, I believe that it is something wrong with the OS.


Preferred Solution: Network issues: no network at boot

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Network issues: no network at boot

Problems like this can almost always be solved by either updating the firmware on the router or finding a better more compatible network driver for the machine. I'd need more info on the router "brand and model number" and the machines specs to help you more with this problem.

Perhaps an ipconfig /all screen shot would get us started on this problem?

There is nothing "wrong" with the OP system, it just seems that way to the less informed.

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This post is for my Dell D600 Latitude Windows XP laptop. I have a related issue from the same virus on my Windows 7 desktop computer, which is in a different post.

Issues started after I got the W32.Blaster.Worm virus: the fake scanner came up and everything. I tried cleaning it by booting into Safe Mode and running Malware Byte's Antimalware, Spybot S&D, and Adaware. I thought I was okay until Windows started to hang during login and after logging in, at random time intervals.

Then, the computer wouldn't boot at all. The message was regarding the windows/system32/config/system file, which was corrupted. After looking through the knowledge base, I discovered how to recover an old registry set through the System Volume Information folder.

I copied an old registry set from February 2011 into a special folder and copy it to my to the system32/config folder when I have this issue. I use a special boot CD to let me get to a command prompt to do this. This issue recurs at irregular intervals. Sometimes it does this while I am using the computer: the system will lose internet connectivity. It is then that I know that when I restart I will have to recopy the registry over again, and I can start over. Sometimes I've had to do this multiple times in an hour.

Also, during startup, I get a "Generic host process for Win 32 services is no longer working" dialog box. The details of the failure reference svchost.exe. Per the knowledge base, I thought th... Read more

A:Boot and network issues from Blaster worm

Bump, please.

I am also getting redirects when clicking on search links from Google.

It'd be great if someone could just help clean my system and I'll worry about the other issues.

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I've just had a new PC built for me, for the first time rather than build it myself I aid a local shop, and it's a pretty nice machine. They got windows up and running, when I got it back and lugged it in I don't even remember it asking about whether my network was home, work or public (I may be mistaken about that)

A lot of the networking is fine, by adding 'everyone' to the share, and joining the same homegroup as my laptop, I managed to get each to see their desktops, so I'm up and running with most of my workflow. But there's a couple of things not quite right about the network:

I've got a Xerox Phaser 60 network printer. It's got a simple 'walk-up' installer where you get the windows software into listening mode and then on the printer's menu initiate the connection. This doesn't find the printer. Even choosing the manual option of inputting the ip won't find it. So I've had to connect it with USB, not the end of the world, but shows that something's not right.

I have a lot of media on a dlna server in my home. Setting up kodi to find it, the SMB devices didn't show the host. Though, manually typing the IP in this case did find it. Lucky I knew the IP. Weird

And trying to FTP to my website fails too. It says "EAI_FAIL - Nonrecoverable failure in name resolution" Yet the same settings on my laptop (imported from the laptop) connects fine.

Surely there's something not quite right. Is there a way to reset all the network connection settings to default 'out of... Read more

A:New W7 64 install -network issues? Network printer, SMB share & others

OK, I just rethought it a little and added filezilla to the firewall exceptions list. Now t's working! I wonder if the same would fix the printer issue?

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I am gravely in need of your help and assistance.

We have a problem with our logon and startup to our Windows 7 Enterprise system. We have more than 3000 Windows Desktops situated in roughly 20+ buildings around campus. Almost every computer on campus has the problem that I will be describing. I have spent over one month peering over etl files from Windows Performance Analyzer (A great product) and hundreds of thousands of event logs. I come to you today humbled that I could not figure this out.

The problem as simply put our logon times are extremely long. An average first time logon is roughly 2-10 minutes depending on the software installed. All computers are Windows 7, the oldest computers being 5 years old. Startup times on various computers range from good (1-2 minutes) to very bad (5-60). Our second time logons range from 30 seconds to 4 minutes.

We have a gigabit connection between each computer on the network. We have 5 domain controllers which also double as our DNS servers.

Initial testing led us to believe that this was a software problem. So I spent a few days testing machines only to find inconsistent results from the etl files from xperfview. Each subset of computers on campus had a different subset of software issues, none seeming to interfere with logon just startup.

So I started looking at our group policy and located some very interesting event IDís.

Group Policy 1129: The processing of Group Policy failed because of lack of network connectivity to a ... Read more

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Around 2 days ago the connection to internet on my computer suddenly failed. First I thought it was a router/modem issue, but I soon discovered this wasn't the case. I checked the ethernet cable, it's light was green and so was the router's light. I plugged the cable into my xbox, it worked completely fine.

So I started searching for clues on my computer, and after a while found out that all my network adapters have a yellow exclamation mark, and error code 31. This includes my main adapter:

Intel Pro 100/VE Network Connection

And all of my:

WAN Miniports

Searching the internet, I found some answers but they didn't work:

-I tried rebooting my router, entire network and computer
-I tried ipconfig /renew, it said that there wasn't anything available on my computer to perform that command
-I tried updating the drivers for my network adapters, but they said all my drivers are up-to-date
-I tried uninstalling/reinstalling the driver software, but it wouldn't do this
-I tired disabling Ipv6, but it wouldn't do this.
-I cleaned my entire computer with a registry cleaner and a Hard drive cleaner, scanned for spyware, malware, viruses and trojans. Nothing detected.

Can anyone help me? I would really appreciate it.

A:Network Connectivity Issues / Network Adapter Issues

Hi and welcome to TSF please go to your computer makers support website for your model and update the driver from there, do not use the update driver feature in the device manager, or windows update as they do not always give you the most recent driver,if need be post the make and model of your computer here and someone will try to track down the driver

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Can anyone help me with an issue I am having with my local network?
I connected a Western Digital 500GB USB 3.0 HDD to my Netgear N300 router via the USB readyshare connection so that everyone on the network can have access... BUT
While I can see and access the (readyshare) HDD from my laptop running win7, I cant see or access the (readyshare) HDD from my HTC Android phone or my WDTV Live Media Hub.
The WDTV is connected to the router via Ethernet and successfully connects to the internet, all other devices connect using wireless access. I have the latest firmware.
I performed a search the other day through google and it appears I may need to download an app for the phone to have access to the (readyshare) HDD... ?
I can connect the (readyshare) HDD directly to the WDTV, but it means swapping and changing everytime I want access from a different device.
I have been unable to locate any documentation from Netgear or Western Digital. I would love to smooth out the crinkles on this one as I have plans to upgrade the network storage and incorporate a new desktop into the network.
Any ideas??

A:Network connection issues - network storage

Hi gemini2010, how about using 'SkyDrive', I can access it from anywhere but the app is not installed on any of my computers.

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PCs are Win 7 Ultimate, All are joined to the Domain
Domain Controller, DNS, DHCP Server (on same instance) is Server 2012 standard
The network topology is like this: Router as Internet Gateway>Switch>Wired to Server and PC's, SIP phones, and Wireless Access Point all on same subnet. DNS and DHCP have been offloaded to Server Roles and switched off on the router.
All of the PCs have network cards that have joined the domain network at least some of the time since I set them up.
Some of them have always picked up the domain network and continue to this day.
Some of them intermittently pick up the domain network and other times join whatever other unmanaged network is available.
Some of them have stopped picking up the domain network altogether and will, no matter how many times their NICs are restarted, always join a non-domain (unmanaged) network.
When the NICs are not joining the domain, they are unable to ping hostnames of any devices on the network but nslookup of the hostnames usually works. The DC, DNS, DHCP server's IP can be pinged without issue, ipv4 or ipv6.
I am recording DNS Client Errors (ID 1014) on all of the PCs during the intervals when their NICs are identifying which network to join.

-On the PCs that are catching the domain network I am only getting a single error about the root domain, eg the domain is ad.domain.com and I am only getting errors about how the configured DNS servers cannot resolve domain.com (nothing with fully qualified
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Hi All,
Problem is the Vista Machine connecting to the shared HPG85xi AIO on the network.
I am working on installing a Vista Home Premium Gateway PC on an existing network that consists of a 98 machine, two XP home PC's and an XP home laptop.
With the exception of the laptop, all PC's are connected via ethernet cabling to a Linksys WRT54G sharing cable internet access.
One of the XP home machines and the 98 are connected to a Dlink switch which is wired to the Linksys router. This XP home machine has the HP connected locally and shared.
All PC's have printer and file sharing enabled. All PC's are in the same workgroup, all PC's can see and share files bidirectionally. Including the Vista machine. All PC's with the exception of the Vista machine can connect and print to the HP.
When you try to connect the Vista to the HP, and it doesn't matter how (using Network and connect, using Printers to add a printer, using add a Printer to set up a new network printer and entering the path...whatever), the error message is "Access is Denied" before you can even install the drivers.
I used my IBM laptop running XP Pro to serve the HP via the USB connection (same as how the XP Home PC is doing it), the Vista can connect and print no problem; so it would seem there is an issue with the access rights in the XP Home PC sharing the HP.
I also tested the Vista PC on another network that runs XP Pro and it connected and printed with NO issues.
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A:Solved: Vista Home Network Printer Issues, XP Home Network

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I have two annoying issues with my new ThinkPad X1 Tablet (Model: 20JB001DGE, running Windows 10 Pro, Build: 1709; 16299.371): When trying to create a new folder on a network share on my Synology NAS I get the error message:If I click 'Try Again' the message remains. When 'Cancel' is clicked I got the new folder with the default name 'New Folder'.Sometimes this also happens when renaming a folder or file.The only way to get rid of it, is restarting the tablet.I have already been in contact with the Synology Support. They checked the NAS, which seems to be okay. This can be confirmed by using another Windows tablet with the same Win 10 build, which can access the NAS shares and create folder without any issues.I also contacted the Microsoft Support.They adviced me to disable all non-Windows services and all auto start items.I uninstalled my Antivirus and Firewall-Tool Avast Premier, using Windows Defender only now.We also tried out different SMB configurations. (activating SMB v1 only on both NAS an PC vs. SMB v2/3, which is the recommended and more secure configuration.)Nothing of this helped so far.The tablet is connected to the DVI port of a monitor via the USB 3 Ultra Dock.Every once in a while some items are displayed larger than normal or seem blurred, for example when opening windows explorer.This screenshot should illustrate the difference. On the left is the normal view, while the right one coincides with blurred view of windows explorer items or fonts in documen... Read more

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I reformatted my computer because after installing service pack 1 and other updates from Feb 14th my computer has been having issues getting a dhcp from my router. I have a windows 7 home premium 32 bit laptop that works just fine. I also have a ubuntu machine that pulls an address from this router and an xbox 360. From what I've read other places online it appears this is a bug with dhcp that appears some time around windows 7 service pack 1 x64. Is this update the one causing issues with the dhcp problems I'm having? Should I uninstall service pack 1 or reformat and not let windows install this? I'm a little confused as to what this problem is. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

A:Dhcp issues and network connectivity issues since windows 7 x64 sp1

I've never heard of a service pack creating a DHCP problem.

You might want to try resetting your router either by pushing in the reset button "hold in for ten seconds" or you can reset the router from the router's service page or unplug the router for ten minutes then plug it back in again.

Just because other machines can pick up the DHCP address doesn't mean it's working correctly for all machines. Routers can limp along sometimes but the functionality becomes erratic until you reset them.

Or you can try using the ipconfig commands, such as the ones outlined in the link below.
ipconfig - Windows Command Line Utility

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Hello all,
I've been experiencing some strange issues that lead me to believe I may have some sort of infection. Here are the symptom's I'm seeing:
Last night my network was having many, many network issues. I logged into my router and saw that my computer had 400 active connections. I was able to get it down by shutting down applications such as Chrome, Netflix, Spotify, Blizzard Battle.Net, instant messenger, Steam, and Origins. I ended up shutting my computer down and decided to look again in the morning.
With the issues going on, web site access was happening very intermittently.
When I got on my PC to see what the problem was I had a notice that the Origin client (EA game client) couldn't log on because it was logged on in another location. I've only got it installed on this computer.
After the PC was shut down I reset my router and modem and connection seemed to be going fine.
I woke up this morning and checked me email on my phone and found a message saying that my twitter password had been changed. I fired up my twitter app and was still able to connect. I went to twitter to try and force a log on and was able to connect with my old password. I looked through my feed an saw that my account had sent out about 20 spam messages in the middle of the night. I changed my password to be safe, but who knows if that'll do anything.
Anyway, I'm really worried something is going on. Can someone help me out?

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L305, running Vista SP1, that locks up and freezes at random time intervals from the time the computer connects to the internet.

I have run multiple virus scans using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, in both Normal and Safe modes that have determined that the system is indeed clean of malware.

I believe the Network Adapters are the cause for the system freezing based on information found after running ipconfig /all. There are multiple Adapters that, based on internet searches, have something to do with the iP6 protocol.

Also, it is worth noting that there is an issue with the Device Manager. The Device Manager will not allow me to view Properties on any of the installed devices.
Subsequently, I can't uninstall the network devices for Windows to re-install to 'reset' the network settings.

* sigh*

Any help anyone would have would be greatly appreciated.

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i have windows 7 and i installed virtual box (ubuntu) to do this.

i want to have two linux gateways and those two machines should either have the same NAT or public routable ip address.
basically i want to install openswan and configure the ipsec. in order to do this i need two linux gateways.

can anyone guide me how to setup two linux gateways to do this??

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My office has a simple p2p network with mainly xp computers. We have a central nas, a server (that doesn't do anything) and several computers attached.

One windows 7 computer is part of this network but can neither see nor be seen by other computers. Workgroup/homegroup are correct, i have set dns, and checked sharing in windows, and in comodo. The nas is a mapped network drive, because windows 7 can access everything after restart, but after 30 min or so it cant reach anything but never loses its internet connection.

If you open up Computer, and watch the network drive, you can watch the little red x rapidly appear and disappear as windows tries but fails to reconnect with the network locations. How do I make it so that her computer will stay 'connected' to the network.

Thanks in advance for you help

A:Network Issues

check to make sure that your network card is setup properly and that driver and settings are correct.
also, i noticed this one of my machines..
if you do a cmd then ipconfig the ip ur trying to access and -t
see if those packets drop

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Network work adapter not found, wireless network shows no connetion are available. What should i do? Any ways to solve this problem?

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Hello friends.
I just switch ISP(15MB/ps Service) on Friday, and my Network then was just fine for my desktop. Then Yesterday for some reason. My PC here started to act funny, with slow, limited, to no Internet connect.

Yes. I am aware my Java is out of date, but I tried to download Java today, but would have taken 2 hours and 41 minutes, then failed to download.
Crewtown Network

Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Sendo-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : cinci.rr.com
Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 3:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 54-27-1E-E6-3D-2B
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : cinci.rr.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek 8821AE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 54-27-1E-E6-3D-2B
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::a904:92a1:dfac:9e04%6(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : Read more

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Hello friends.
I just switch ISP(15MB/ps Service) on Friday, and my Network then was just fine for my desktop. Then Yesterday for some reason. My PC here started to act funny, with slow, limited, to no Internet connect.

Yes. I am aware my Java is out of date, but I tried to download Java today, but would have taken 2 hours and 41 minutes, then failed to download.

Zoek.exe v5.0.0.0 Updated 21-09-2015
Tool run by Sendo on Tue 09/22/2015 at 11:38:21.86.
Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing 6.3.9600 x64
Running in: Normal Mode Internet Access Detected
Launched: C:\Users\Sendo\Desktop\zoek.exe [Scan all users] [Script inserted]
==== System Restore Info ======================
9/22/2015 11:39:36 AM Zoek.exe System Restore Point Created Successfully.
==== Reset Hosts File ======================
# Copyright (c) 1993-2006 Microsoft Corp.
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# space.
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
# For example:
# rhino.acme.com # source server
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so i setup my network with name mshome.......i can see the computer im on as well as one other.....but im trying to share a printer and the computer that i have the printer installed on cant access the network....ive been at this for hours now and cant figure it out.... can neone help me

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I have a problem that when I joined my new tablet to the network it connects normally but it has some issues. It says that I am connected with limited connectivity. Also when doing an ipconfig /all it says that the DNS Server is and there are no DNS Servers on the device. What could have happened is that along time ago there was a DC named exactly like my new device.

I renamed the device and still I am experiencing the same issues.

Another weird thing is that I can browse the internet easily but then when for example I go and log in to Skydrive it says that I do not have an internet connection.
Any help?


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I was hoping that some of the better (than my) minds here could weigh in on something for me.

I'm revamping my folks' computer systems. I purchased three computers for them:

1) Desktop PC: Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 (2.93GHz); 4GB RAM

2) Home Theater PC: Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 (2.93GHz); 2GB RAM

3) Laptop PC: Intel Core 2 Duo T7100 (1.8GHz); 2GB RAM

Should I install Windows 7 x64 on the Desktop PC and x86 on the HTPC and Laptop? Or should I go with x86 on all the machines for consistency? My parents probably will not be expanding these systems ever. They will use the desktop pc for single purpose programs (i.e., burning CDs and DVDs, light Photoshop, etc); the HTPC for blurays, and watching 720p videos; and laptop for email and browsing.

That said, should I just go with x86 on all machines for ease? Is there any particular reason I should go with x64 on the Desktop?

(I might throw 4GB into the HTPC. If I do, and I have two machines with 4GB, should I go with x64 on those two, and x86 on the laptop? Will that cause any issues?)

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

A:Will x86 and x64 on same network cause any issues?

I have similar laptop. x64 runs fine.

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I've been getting having a weird problem with my internet connection on my laptop, but I don't know what is causing it. It seems like it's gotta be either Vista, my wifi adapter, or my router.
I'll be online, and suddenly I'm unable to surf or connect to messenger, but my torrents keep running fine.
Firefox gives me an error about the website being correct, but being unable to connect to it, and windows messenger gives me an error about my network connection. I can't even log in to my router.
I can ping just fine, and I get a response from my router, from google and anything else I try, but the only way I can get back to surfing or messaging is to disconnect from my wireless network and reconnect. My roommate's computer is wired to the router and has no issues at all. The router is a dlink WBR-2310
My computer is set to pretty much ignore all power saving features when it's plugged in, and that hasn't changed in a while. I haven't installed any new software in the past few days. I did in fact connect a new external hard drive, but I don't see how that could be the problem.
My computer's been running fine, until last night when this happened suddenly. In fact, I was actually surfing when this happened.

A:Odd network issues

When my connection stops working, it appears as though open connections still function, but new ones will not. If I stop my torrents and restart them, they won't work either.
Reconnecting to my network doesn't fix the problem after all, it turns out all I can do is wait it out.
I can rule out the wifi card and the router because once my connection stops, connecting to internet via modem doesn't help. I can connect to the internet, but still can't do anything with my connection.
Now what could cause this to happen?

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Ended up with a rather frustrating problem a couple of days ago regarding connecting to the net.
Apparently the connection decided to die all of a sudden by itself for some unknown reason and I've been unable to connect to the net since then. I've not made any changes to anything whatsoever, no recent windows or firewall updates, AVG update was normal as always, no major updates on that front - I was kinda just gaming a bit via Steam when it all of a sudden happened. Thing is that after having checked the network card, cable, scanned for viruses/malware, done a HJT check and so on, the darn thing still refuses to connect to the net. Weird part is though that it does get an IP and is able to contact the DNS server - just that packets don't really seem to be received properly. They just trickle in one packet every few seconds. Sending packets out doesn't seem to be a problem. I have called my ISP and they do seem to get a signal from me so I am rather clueless as to what could be wrong. I cannot tracert or ping anything past my card ( responds just fine so the card itself works at least). Tried uninstalling ZoneAlarm as that was the only firewall I've been using but obviously the problem wasn't there.

I've tried pretty much everything now save from a total OS re-installation which I'd rather avoid.

Thing is that the net died like this a couple of times the day before all of this happened as well but this lasted for a few minute... Read more

A:Network issues.


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My network card recently died. I purchased a new one. I have a D-link router so I purchased a D-Link 552 network card. I installed it and cannot seem to get an IP adress. I have tryed reseting router and reinstalling software for card. I have two other laptops and two other Iphone/Ipod devices and they all connect fine. I have looked at all the router settings and tried alot of different things. My desktop will not get its own IP adress through a ethernet cable either no matter what I do. Any help would be great.

A:Network Issues

While attempting both ethernet and wireless connections please show ...

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

Type the following command:


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

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

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

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I uninstalled Acronis True Image 2015 and Eset Nod32. I installed Bit Defender and Malwarebytes premium. In the past my windows boot up would be superfast (SSD). Now everything boots up but then boot up lags waiting for the network. I uninstalled the two new programs to see if one of them was the issue but the boot up now still lags waiting for the network. I did the exact same with another wireless computer and it has the same issue only the lag isn't as bad as my desktop hardwired computer. I have no clue. I am guessing one of the uninstalls did something. Any ideas? I can restore my backup but hoping to fix this issue.

A:Network Issues At Log On

After not finding any solution, I did a complete disk/system restore. AOMEI backupper program works great, any way after the complete restore the network is still slow to boot up. This never happened before. I even did a router reboot just in case. Any ideas on what to check next?

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I wasn't sure which forum to put this in (Windows 7 or internal hardware) as I'm not entirely sure what the problem is. The problem is just what I state in the topic title, constant disconnects/reconnects. Not all the time though, as far as I'm aware it's only when playing online games(it's definitely noticeable while playing online games). However, this doesn't happen -every- time I'm playing an online game, though it does happen a lot. Other computers in my house do not appear to have any issues, it's just mine.

I realize that this is not enough information to solve this problem, so if you can tell me what information you need and I'll post it.

Thanks for any help!

A:Network Issues

Please download FarbarServiceScanner and run it on the computer with the issue.(right click and run as admin for each of these programs.)Make sure the following options are checked:Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdatePress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Devices (problems only)Click Go and post the result.

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-currently running windows 7 64 bit
-Atheros AR5005GS version is the network driver i have
-the network card doesnt support 64 bit but worked with windows xp 64 bit before i upgraded to 7
-made sure the network drivers are up to date
-made sure windows wasn't turning off the device to save power
-I use a bridged connection

-My internet is usually fine but when i ping i usually get a 1-2% packet loss and in online games(world of warcraft in this case) my internet freezes then works again
-my router seems fine (my sisters internet is seemingly fine)
-Lag isn't a problem right away, but gets progressively worse the longer my internet is on, until i get dced
-my isp says my modem is fine
-I'm getting an error in the event viewer saying (event id 1129) "The processing of Group Policy failed because of lack of network connectivity to a domain controller. This may be a transient condition. A success message would be generated once the machine gets connected to the domain controller and Group Policy has successfully processed. If you do not see a success message for several hours, then contact your administrator."
-speedtest.net still says my download speed is at 9mbps which should be running quite normal
-Worked fine with a wired connection (though I don't have the option to do so all the time, this was just to test the connection)
-ran the windows internet test and said everything was fine
-troubleshooting shows up everyt... Read more

A:Network issues

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Hello, all!
Trying to fix my wife's computer (Toshiba Satellite Ultrabook, purchased 08/2013, Windows 8 as a standalone workstation) - I haven't been on it before; not very Windows 8 fluent.
Can't load anything in IE or Firefox, including local router web interface
Can't RDC or FTP
Any update / download fails
CAN ping websites
On log in, balloon appears:
Failed to connect to windows service; Windows couldn't connect to the Windows All-User Install Agent service
Service isn't running, but starts on my command without issue. It's set for Automatic startup. Starting service does not resolve any issues.
Ran SFC... From cbs log:
DIRSD OWNER WARNING – about 600 instances, mostly in C:\windows
"Ignoring duplicate ownership for directory…" another 600 instances
I'm not really sure if this indicates anything serious.
My wife's account is an Admin account. While in her account, I created a new user account, also admin. This new account has the same issues as my wife's.
I don't know of any other problems with this computer.  Nothing indicates malware or virus (no redirects, popups, etc).
I'm starting to run out of ideas.  Thanks!

A:Network Issues?

First thing, run FRST http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-recovery-scan-tool/  Then run Service Scanner http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-service-scanner/  After those two, run ADW http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/  If still having issues, then run Minitoolbox http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/minitoolbox/ and post the results.

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i just got this go windows 8 laptop from my grandmother. it says i don?t have an ethernet cable, and i don?t want one. i want to set up a wireless wifi?s to my laptop but i don?t know how. i?ve watched multiple videos and i?ve done things over and over again but still can?t get it to connect to a wireless internet provider. i need help .

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Hello I have a netgear 48 port router.

My question is....
I have 1 computer that will not get on the network. I have tested the cable multiple times. even ran 3 new cables to it. still nothing. I put my laptop down there and it connects fine. then plug it back up still nothing.

I put a switch beside the computer and pluged it in and it works fine.

This has me completly puzzeled.

I have been up for 32 hours and can't get this fixed.

if you need anymore info please ask.


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Hi:So let's see how the problem pc "views it's network connection.

From a Johnwill post on the Networking Forum
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 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. Also, the < and > in the text is to identify the parameters, they are also NOT used in the actual commands.

Do NOT include the <> either, they're just to identify the values for substitution.


PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>


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. (For Vista/Win7, the IPv4 Address)

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

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While using regular internet n i check Task Manager under Networking my max network usage is at 0.92% constant but fluctuates higher sometimes e.g when streaming a video, Link Speed is 100MB my bandwidth is 1MB. My thing is that when i run a VPN program which uses local area connection2 network usage is about 0.96-0.98% for LAN1 n about 9-11% on LAN2(uses 10MB Link Speed) meaning i am receiving about the same and a bit more speed. How if possible can i get 0.96-0.98% speed from LAN1 without using VPN program.

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Think of it this way 1mb is 10% of 10mb, and 1% of 100mb.

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OK, my current configuration is:

Computers connected wired and wireless to a Linksys WRT54G. I am using a Win2K3 server for DHCP, but this router is on the same subnet as the computers on my network. The Linksys router is "uplinked" to a Linksys RTP300 for VOIP, which is on a different subnet. This router is finally uplinked to my DSL modem on port 1 (which is a Westell 327W), and is on a 3rd subnet. Each device is set to get it's WAN address from the previous router, and all works fine.

This weekend, I tried putting everything on the same subnet as my computers (192.168.0.x).

I switched the WRT54G to "router" mode (was set to "gateway") and removed the "uplink" connection to the RTP300. I connected one of the 4 ports from this router to port 2 on the DSL modem. I did the same with the RTP300, connecting one of the 4 ports from that to port 3 on the DSL modem. I couldn't find an option to change the RTP300 to "router" mode.

I set each router to have an internal and external address on the same subnet (I think this is where I went wrong).

With this configuration, I could not get onto the internet at all. I could see all of the other computers on my network though. Not sure how this happened.

Anyone have any ideas?

A:network issues

"I set each router to have an internal and external address on the same subnet .."

Meaning WAN and LAN on same subnet? If so, that's certainly not good. If you were a router and was asked to put a packet for IP on the proper subnet, and your choices were 10.0.0.x or 10.0.0.x, which one would you choose?

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Having jut updated my 'non windows' updates my network connection has now gone. Having completed troubleshooting it indicates that "The Intel Wireless N7260 adaptor is expereincing driver difficulties . The network is showing but has a X through it ANy help would be great Thanks Gordon

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Hey everybody,

i just got a new PC last friday with 64bit vista ultimate and i have been having alot of problems with hooking it up to my home network. At first, i would plug it in and it would only let me get into "local area connection" local access only. I did a repair install which got rid of all updates that the company had put on, so its a fresh SP1 install. Now i can sometimes get it to connect to the internet, but the speed is ridiculously slow, like if i look at the antivirus updaters for speed (i cant access speedtest.net cuz it says i dont have flash or w.e. and it wont let me download it cuz the site wont load) i get max speeds of...4 kb/s...
PLZ help, i know its not just me because i was talking to some IT guys in town and they just set up their first x64 vista systems and they are all having similar issues as in not being able to connect externally, only to the local network.

A:Network issues

Are you getting connected to your router? What is your IP address? Do you have DNS entries.

on start search type CMD and enter
ipconfig/all in the box. What is returned for IP, subnet mask, DNS servers.

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I am having issues with my Desktop computer ( Wired ) Windows XP Connecting to my internet connection through my router... I have a Linksys WRT54GS router/gateway. I also have two Windows Vista Laptops that connect through the same gateway and have no issues wirelessly or wired.. All three of my computers have been connected through this gateway before with out issue.. For some reason my Desktop computer will not connect any more.. My Network connection is saying that my network cable is disconnected but it is not... I can Unplug the Ethernet cable from my router and plug it directly into my DSL modem and the desktop computer will connect to the internet no problem, but if I connect the DSL modem to the router and then connect the same ethernet cable to the router and to my computer it will not communicate..

Thanks for any help with this issue..

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Since I got this computer on Christmas I have been experiencing lag spike while using anything that uses internet. Skype, video games, servers, web browsers. I play games on a more competative level and its becoming more and more annoying.

The issue is that I would lag for about 1-3 seconds every 5-10 min. I like to think i'm pretty good with computers and networks but I am out of ideas.

Here is my DXDIAG information if anyone can please suggest some solutions, i think its my motherboard.


System Information
Time of this report: 3/19/2011, 21:01:56
Machine name: COREY-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: BIOS Date: 08/27/10 13:04:41 Ver: 08.00.15
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 4094MB RAM
Page File: 1744MB used, 6441MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 64bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Display Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: No problems... Read more

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Hi, so I've been having problems with my desktop dropping network connections with my home linux file server. Anytime I go to stream a file from it, it may play for 1-5 minutes then dies and the program playing it, wmp or vlc, locks up and I have to kill it from the task manager. It'll play files from another computer just fine and my laptop and sister's desktops play the files from the linux server no problem. I generally play 480 and 720p files but I know it'll handle 1080p video. I also booted a linux live cd on the desktop to narrow the problem down to software or hardware and it also played the same files without a hiccup so that tells me something is wrong with windows.

I've also updated the nic drivers but that didn't help. I'm on the verge of wiping windows and starting over if I can't avoid it. I started noticing the problem last sunday morning when I attempted to play a 720p vid from national geographics. It played for 5 minutes then the connection just drops and occasionally, other network activity on the system would stop too but it's mostly isolated with my server. I don't know what else to do short of reinstall. The desktop has been completely updated.

Problem desktop: windows 7 hp
Sister's desktop: windows 7 hp
Laptop: windows 8 hp
server: ubuntu 10.04

A:Network issues on the lan

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Are there any other programs locking up or hanging?
You might want to check the temps of your hardware. Install Speccy and keep an eye on the temps while you are trying to video stream.

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My network got changed, accidentally, by my wife. I reset everything and used USB to transfer the settings to my laptop and hers. My laptop connects, and my iPhone connects. Her laptop will not connect. The desktop is connected directly to the router, running Windows 7 completely updated. My laptop is running Vista Home, completely updated. Her laptop is running Vista Home completely updated.

It keeps saying that it timed out, or the settings for the network (transferred via USB) are not valid. It did connect once, but she reset her network adapter and it won't work again.

This network was set up through the Windows 7 network wizard, and security is set up there. The last computer was running XP and we set up the security through the Belkin Wireless N Router.

Should I go back to running the wireless through the router setup page, and disregard the desktop settings? If so, how do I delete the network, currently set up, and create the new one through the router?

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I am not able to connect to my local network. Someone pls help thanks!

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Hi all,
I'm currently having some issues with my home network. I cannot connect to the Internet through my laptop (running Windows 8 Pro), but other computers and devices are connecting to the Internet just fine.
The PC says it is connected to the network with a full strength connection, but my adapter settings say that I am not receiving any packets.
My Network and Sharing Center says "Unknown" where it usually has my network adapter listed, and says "The dependency service or group failed to start."
Google Chrome says "DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET" when I try to navigate to any websites.
When I run Windows Network Diagnostics, it either says it can't identify the problem, or it says that it cannot detect proxy settings for the network, which I have cleared. 
What I have done so far:
I have reset my TCP/IP through the C:\Windows\Inf folder by modifying the nettcpip.inf file.
I have run netsh winsock reset and netsh int ipv4 reset.
I have scanned for malware that could be causing the issue, and there is nothing.
Here are the results of ipconfig/all:
Windows IP Configuration
   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : [redacted]
   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes
   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
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I am currently running Vista home on my main PC. I have a router plugged into it.

The router is working fine (my son's laptop accesses wirelessly, and I am able to hit the net using a virtual PC that I have set up on it.)

However, my main computer is not recognizing the router and is returning an APIPA address when I run ipconfig.

I have tried to ping the router but am not able to hit it.

I have replaced the cable (even though I do not think that is the issue as I am able to access via the virtual PC).

I am unable to restore any connection.

Any ideas?

A:Network Issues

Originally Posted by jmroot

I am currently running Vista home on my main PC. I have a router plugged into it.

The router is working fine (my son's laptop accesses wirelessly, and I am able to hit the net using a virtual PC that I have set up on it.)

However, my main computer is not recognizing the router and is returning an APIPA address when I run ipconfig.

I have tried to ping the router but am not able to hit it.

I have replaced the cable (even though I do not think that is the issue as I am able to access via the virtual PC).

I am unable to restore any connection.

Any ideas?

Try powering down for 30 secs and restart to see if network connection is automaticlly detected upon power up.
The past couple of days I had problems connecting to Yahoo using Explorer on my computer, daughters would connect fine, the connection would resume on power up and then be lost upon later attempts to connect. After connecting I started to go thru Internet icons on toolbar. Under the Manage Add-ons I started disabling Addons one by one. Router leds would show activity while attempting to connect, something was blocking it.
Found one titled "Research" that when disabled it allowed me to go on with business as usual. Unable to determine exactly which Research it is when I do a google search.
Manage Add-ons is the one on the toolbar that looks like it is a piece of puzzle on a sheet of white paper. Try disableing add ons one by one and try rec... Read more

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I have a Compaq Laptop with Vista Home premium that I just got. I can connect to the network but it takes awhile for it to identify my router and during this time all my other pc's will lose the network connection. This also happens anytime I reboot the laptop as well. Anyone have any ideas of why this is happening. All replies appreciated.

A:Network issues

Hi and welcome to the forums.

First off, what make and model is your router; some routers (such as my secondary router) have a very low number of clients that are allowed to be connected at one time. It also may have some connection to how your router broadcasts (A, B, G or N) and how far away from it you are.

Please can you also tell us what OSs the other PCs are running and how they are connected.

As a general tip without knowing too much about your network, have you made sure that your WiFi card drivers are up to date? If you haven't it might be worth doing.


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Hey all, I'd be very VERY grateful for a step-by-step for this, thanks in advance.

I have recently bought a new laptop, and would like to network it via crossover ethernet cable with my desktop, for file sharing, LAN gaming (and possibly to use the laptop's wireless connection for the desktop to access the internet).

The laptop is wirelessly connected to my dads network, but my desktop is not.

If someone could give me a step-by-step on how I could set this up, then that'd be very helpful.

A:Please help! Network issues

jimberoo said:

Hey all, I'd be very VERY grateful for a step-by-step for this, thanks in advance.

I have recently bought a new laptop, and would like to network it via crossover ethernet cable with my desktop, for file sharing, LAN gaming (and possibly to use the laptop's wireless connection for the desktop to access the internet).

The laptop is wirelessly connected to my dads network, but my desktop is not.

If someone could give me a step-by-step on how I could set this up, then that'd be very helpful.Click to expand...

It would take a very long post to explain correctly how to acheive what it is you want.

There are plenty of websites that cover networking thoroughly such as

Do a google and you will get plenty of other websites as well.


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Please help me people, I am very reluctant to format my laptop because I have files on it that I have nowhere to back it up to. Currently not rich enough to get me an external hard drive.

Here's my problem: My laptop does not connect to the internet. Either by moderm, wlan, network cable etc. It just doesn't see any external network at all.
Pls techguy, help me

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Lan doesnt have a valid IP config... Ihave used all the windows 7 installed troubleshooting options,Ive reset Lan adapter settings, I just tried using a command prompt :ipconfig /renew this is the response that I received: an error occurred while renewing interface LAN connection: the support for the specified socket type does not exist in this address family. Im really not sure what thiseans.FYI I have a ZOOM router thats networking 1 PC, a wired connection to an XP that is the primary PC which we can adjust/ view ports /connections etc from, as well as 2 other pc"s (wireless)that both have windows 7, all of these are up and running, without issue.the above stated problem is with a wired Windows 7 . my computer tells me that my network adapter is working properly.(realtek PCIe FE Family controller) I have no internet access, but shows my network as available .device mgr status code:0 IfType:6 network diagnostic log debug shows only one error( that i can find as follows C: \windows\Logs\WindowsBackup Files 2011-11-06 025246_errort.log 2bytes I m not sure if theres other info that I need to provide, If so please let me know. this is my childrens PC used for school work , projects, and personal. it has been unable to connect to the internet since Christmas Eve. I am @ my wits end.. Weve had one problem or another with this computer since purchasing it Approx. 2 years ago, scripting issues, etc.however, this is the latest BIG issue that has rendered it unfunctionable. I hav... Read more

A:network issues

and welcome to the Forum

Lets take a peek at your network environment:


Power Cycle everything . . Turn off the Modem, router and all pc's . . turn on the Modem and wait a few minutes for the lights to stabilize . . then turn on the router, then one pc at a time. See if you connect to the internet.


Then: check your browser's settings, remove any proxy settings if foundhere's how.


with the pc connected to the router, Click on Start . . Run . . type CMD

At the > prompt type type the following command: IPCONFIG /ALL

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

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

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

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Hey! arrived lan today and got this interesting network problem that i cant figure it out...hope some off u had this problem and knows what to do=)

so my nett connection seems to go on and off like every 20sec or so. first started wow and my ms got to 4k and i could play like it was 100.. after 20-30 sec i allways get this 5-10sec lag spike and everything stops but whatever button i push i can hear on my friends sound but i never get dc.
tryed on steam and u name it, same problem. even on nett brownser come on and off. reinstalled network driver, change nettwork cable even reinstalled my windows to windows 7 and still same problem... thoguht maybe its the router but hey all others that are on this router doesnt seem to have any network issues..

so cant even think of what to do know, whats wrong...
thx in advanced=)

A:network issues

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.

Have you tried to do a system restore to before the problem occurred?
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?
For wireless connection issues, have you removed all the stored wireless network profiles and then searched for the network?
For wireless laptops, have you made SURE the wireless switch is on?
For wired connection issues, have you booted in Safe Mode with Networking to see if that changes the symptoms?
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I Have A Toshiba Satellite L0530 Laptop With Amd Turion x2 processors and ati radeon graphics and i cant connect to steam to play skyrim is says i need to be connected to the internet but i am whats the problem PLEASE help

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Hi, i have a few random disconnects with my network. Okay, first my network is setup as following: internet ----) modem ----) router(linksys) -----) router(d-link)

My 2nd router is connected to a cable that's coming from the linksys router. I'm only using my d-link router as an access point because i wanted to have internet connection for both my computer and my ps3 at the same time.

So i set up my ip configuration as follow: my 1st router =, my 2nd router = (was .0.1 before)
subnet mask =
computer adresses =

so yeah i wonder why it's disconnecting because it seems fine. if anyone knows what to do, please help me! And thanks in advance!

A:Network issues

BlackAzrael said:

So i set up my ip configuration as follow: my 1st router =, my 2nd router = (was .0.1 before)
subnet mask =
computer adresses = to expand...

nicely done and good posting of the config
wow: even a tight subnet mask of 240!
With that dhcp range, it would not be necessary, but it is correct.

confirm router#1 has DHCP enabled with that range 3-14 and
router#2 has DHCP disabled and the address shown is a static address.
the connection from #1 to #2 should attach to a LAN slot on #2, not the WAN side.

make sure ALL system use DHCP and none are config'd for static which would inject
a tcp error and your symptom would ensue.

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