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WiFi connects and reconnects every few seconds

Q: WiFi connects and reconnects every few seconds

Hello, all, I am new here, but I've searched around a bit on here to try and fix my issue, bit I am having no luck.

I have a Netgear N600 (I'm not sure if this is the model number...) and the wireless adapter that was built into my P8Z77-V Pro is an Atheros AR9485. Everything was working fine up until last night, and now I can't seem to connect to anything for more than a couple seconds before it disconnects me again. I should also note that my phone, my iPad, my laptop, and my other PC connect just fine still. Any help would be appreciated. Also, this message thing is telling me to post the results included below, so here you go, lol.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8137 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series, -1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 114470 MB, Free - 72961 MB; F: Total - 953765 MB, Free - 326470 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., P8Z77-V PRO
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

Thanks for any help you guys may have.

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A: WiFi connects and reconnects every few seconds

What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, kaspersky or Mcafee or any free security suites like zonealarm, AVG , Webroot etc

would you post the following tests when the internet is working OK, and then repeat ALL the tests when the internet disconnects.
Make sure you also indicate on the reply which tests are for what condition.

please include the xirrus screen shots for both conditions - see how below.

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the infomation above those entries

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

For Windows 8
to open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop. Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.

This should work for all windows version, XP, Vista, W7
Hold the Windows key and press R

then type CMD

then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

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

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

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

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.
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Ping Tests
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply

For Windows 8
to open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop. Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.

This should work for all windows version, XP, Vista, W7
Hold the Windows key and press R

then type CMD

then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens
ns

Type the following command
Ping {then a space and then add the number that is shown against the item labelled "default gateway" shown in the results from the ipconfig /all}
Post back the results in a reply here
right click in the command prompt box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Type the following command
Ping google.com
Post back the results in a reply here
right click in the command prompt box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Type the following command
Ping 209.183.226.152
Post back the results in a reply here
right click in the command prompt box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste
For your information only
these tests will check various stages of the connection, the first ping test, ping default gateway checks to see if you still have a connection to the router.
The next two Ping google.com & Ping 209.183.226.152 tests the connection to internet. google is to test by name and the ping test using a number is checking that a connection exists without DNS.
these tests then confirm if there is a dns issue on the connection.Click to expand...


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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx
Direct link to the program is here http://info.xirrus.com/Wi-FiInspectorConfirmation.html

{If the above link does not work heres another link http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When you first try to run, you may get a message that .net framework is needed, and included in that message is a link to download/install.

Run the program

A user guide is available here http://www.xirrus.com/cdn/pdf/Xirrus-Wi-Fi-inspectorguide-1-2-1-RevB-6.aspx

post a screen shot of the program running.
if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information.

post which SSID name is yours, its located in the list, under network "Adapter Name" (1st column)
Note:
For a reliable (or robust as the Xirrus user guide says) wireless connection you need a signal of about -70 dBm or better. "A desirable signal level for a robust Wi-Fi connection will be green".
note: the signal level is a negative number, so for example -88 is worst and -40 is better

To post a screen shot of the active window.
Windows XP
Hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application (Start> All Programs> Accessories> Paint) and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.

Vista or Windows 7
you can use the "snipping tool" which is found in Start> All programs> Accessories> Snipping Tool

Windows 8
you can use the snipping tool > Open Snipping Tool (From the Windows 8 Start Screen, type "snip" and press enter.
>Press the Esc. key.
>go back to your Windows 8 start screen - Swipe from left or press Window Button
>Press Ctrl+PrntScr button to use Snipping Tool
see here
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/opinion/windows/3415854/how-take-screenshot-in-windows-8/
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/windows/3405830/how-take-screenshot-in-windows-8/
To upload the screen shot to the forum, open the full reply window ("Go Advanced" button) and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
Full details are available here http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Posting_a_Screenshot

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Symptom: Ballon from System Tray ping-pongs saying
Cable connected -- cable disconnected -- cable connected​when it remains attached all the while and other systems have no issues.

Nic Card: Broadcom NetXtreme gigabit in default settings.

Lan contains 10/100 mb interface
(D-Link DSS-5+ - 5 port 10/100 desktop switch )

Solution:
use the Broadcom control panel to set the interface back to
10mb/half duplex, no QoS, no power settings.

I tried the 10/full duplex and the 100/half duplex as well,
but only the 10/mb half duplex would retain a reliable connection.

Apparently the Broadcom is drowing the switch to which it is connected.
As the entire LAN is 10/100 anyway, this is an acceptable solution.

The router is too far away to attempt a direct connection, so a switch/hub is necessary for the physical wiring.
Someday we might try another box, vender, or upgrading the whole lan to gigabit.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 65.6

Hello all and thanks in advance for any help.

My problem is that my internet will randomly drop sometimes 1 to 5 times a day and stay off for 5-20 seconds then come back on. I have dsl and im using a Westell modem. I will post some of my system info below. Anything else you need just ask.
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.070227-2254)
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4800+, MMX, 3DNow (2 CPUs), ~2.4GHz
Memory: 2046MB RAM

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Display Devices
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Card name: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce Go 7800 GTX
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Sound Devices
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Description: Realtek AC97 Audio
 

A:Internet randomly drops for a few seconds then reconnects.

If you mean that the modem is dropping the connection to your ISP, and your ISP supplied the modem, then call their tech support--the problem is all their's unless you have poor phone wiring. Otherwise, what do you mean?
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 64.4

I have two Lenovo N586 laptops. Both of them will reconnect to our home wifi on their own. I have disconnected. It reconnects. I have disconnected and changed the tick to connect automatically. It reconnects. Did those things plus turned off wifi antenna. The wifi turned itself back own and reconnected. I did the latter plus turned on airplane mode. The machines turn on the wifi antenna and reconnect anyway. When looking at the airplane mode tick it is still on but the machine is online.
 
I restarted the router and changed the login code. That allowed me to "forget" the network. However, when it was still looking to get online. If I entered the new credentials the same trouble starts.
 
These machines share the same wlan with data sharing. They also use the same login for Google Chrome so that we both have access to the same bookmarks, etc. 
 
  
 
I set it like the above shot and 30-45 seconds later it looks like this. Airplane Mode on but trying to logon to wifi.
If I had not "fogetten the network and changed the password it would then log on.
 
Any ideas? Thanks in advance for the help.

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I have two Lenovo N586 laptops. Both of them will reconnect to our home wifi on their own. I have disconnected. It reconnects. I have disconnected and changed the tick to connect automatically. It reconnects. Did those things plus turned off wifi antenna. The wifi turned itself back own and reconnected. I did the latter plus turned on airplane mode. The machines turn on the wifi antenna and reconnect anyway. When looking at the airplane mode tick it is still on but the machine is online.
 
I restarted the router and changed the login code. That allowed me to "forget" the network. However, when it was still looking to get online. If I entered the new credentials the same trouble starts.
 
These machines share the same wlan with data sharing. They also use the same login for Google Chrome so that we both have access to the same bookmarks, etc. 
 
Any ideas? Thanks in advance for the help. I used Bleeping Computer about 3 1/2 years ago to fix a problem. Now I'm back.

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I have a Windows 2000 computer that is having trouble connecting wirelessly to the internet. The user connects wirelessly via a network adapter card and due to his desk location, an Ethernet cord can't be used. Several other users are able to connect (including other wireless users) via the small office router (Netgear) and no one else is having a problem except for this one user.

The user has a DLink WDA 2320 desktop network adapter. The adapter continually connects to the network, but after 5-10 seconds, disconnects. Even during the period of connectivity, I am not able to ping the router or any outside web address.

I looked in Device Manager and the wireless network adapter is showing (no question marks or exclamation points), and it says the device is working properly. I went ahead and installed the latest driver for the network adapter and nothing has changed.

I have tried to change the TCP/IP setting from the standard static configuration to DHCP and nothing works. I also went into services and disabled the computer browser. No change. I restarted the Netgear router, just for kicks. No change. My assumption would be that the network adapter is bad. How do I know this for sure, since Device Manager indicates that it is working? Any other suggestions on what I should check? Thanks!
 

A:Solved: DLink network adapter disconnects and reconnects every few seconds

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Hi!

My MacBook works fine with my linksys router and RR internet. My wife's toshiba laptop running vista establishes a connection, but will not browse the net. My neighbor says she's having the same problem with her PC when trying to connect to my router (we live very close together).

I've tried the diagnose & repair and a few other fixes I've read online but no luck. Thanks forum!
 

A:Macbook connects to Wifi fine, PC connects but won't browse web

Hi.May we see:
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.

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 8.8.8.8

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.

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

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to t... Read more

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Hi guys,

I'm having a problem whereby my wifi drops out and then reconnects a few seconds later. This problem is on my computer as I've checked my router's logs and it doesn't mention anything untowards.

The Event Viewer reports this:






Quote:
The TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service entered the stopped state.

Log Name: System
Source: Service Control Manager
Event ID: 7036
Level: Information
User: N/A
OpCode: Info
Logged: 26/04/12 19:25:54
Task Category: None
Keywords: Classic
Computer: computer


It doesn't happen every day and always happens when I'm using the computer. Can anyone off me advice please? I have my computer set up to only connect to one specific network and it always does this.

A:Wifi Drops Out Occasionally and Reconnects

  
Quote: Originally Posted by bingefeller


Hi guys,

I'm having a problem whereby my wifi drops out and then reconnects a few seconds later. This problem is on my computer as I've checked my router's logs and it doesn't mention anything untowards.

The Event Viewer reports this:






Quote:
The TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service entered the stopped state.

Log Name: System
Source: Service Control Manager
Event ID: 7036
Level: Information
User: N/A
OpCode: Info
Logged: 26/04/12 19:25:54
Task Category: None
Keywords: Classic
Computer: computer


It doesn't happen every day and always happens when I'm using the computer. Can anyone off me advice please? I have my computer set up to only connect to one specific network and it always does this.


This problem usually occurs because your router is set to use a wireless channel that is overloaded by your neighbors WIFI connection.

It's best to scan the networks in your area then choose a channel that is furthest away from the ones your neighbors are using. Xirrus WIFI scanner works well for this. You can post the results here if you still aren't sure which channel to choose.

Wi-Fi Inspector | Xirrus

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RELEVANCY SCORE 59.2

I recently bought my new Alienware laptop and it would connect to the wifi but no internet. Sometimes it works for a second or 1 minute. Now it's just a triangle with an exclamation mark saying it has no internet access. I already tried the power management. I am using a router; the other laptops in my house is fine. Could it be because the router couldn't support the internet of the Alienware? I remember seeing routers saying "Good for gaming!" something like that. I've been having this problem for 2 days now. Thanks
 

A:Solved: Wifi keeps disconnecting and then reconnects byitself

closing this duplicated post - continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/networking/1062805-connected-but-no-internet.html
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 59.2

I have a windows 7 machine that disconnects from the Internet intermittedly. The problem occurs with an Ethernet connection or a wifi connection. I've run a number of anti-malware programs and nothing helped.

A:Internet Disconnects and reconnects both Ethernet or wifi

Does this happen on only your Computer or do you have others connected with same issue ?
If you are the only one connected try another Pc or Laptop and see if error reproduces.
I would think it would be a Modem Router issue , also check lines and filters etc.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 58.8

The laptop's wifi was working fine in my house before. I only couldn't get it to connect at the local library, even though there's free wifi there and my other laptop would connect straight away there, but this dell laptop refused to connect, so I just use it at home.

We just got a new home modem yesterday and the laptop's wifi now refuses to work in the house. The desktop computer we have works just fine and the wifi on my phone also works fine; I never have problems with that! So the internet in the house works just fine. I did some searches on my phone and found out updating the drivers could get the wifi on my laptop to work and I did that. I used another computer, downloaded and saved the drivers on a usb, then used that to update the drivers on the laptop. After I did this, the wifi started connecting, but not successfully. It only connects for about 4 minutes, then disconnects itself for about 2mins, then connects itself again! When it disconnects, it goes to another network on my network list. I've used it at my school's campus before, so sometimes I might find the check mark is beside my school's wifi name, which's really weird - because I'm at home. Other times I would find it beside another wifi name. I've used it at another home before a year ago and I've found the check mark beside their network name as well. Basically what I'm noticing is that it disconnects from the home network and goes to another on my list, then goes back to our home network by itself and c... Read more

A:Dell Latitude D610 keeps disconnecting from wifi and reconnects again

sounds like a signal strength issue
post a xirrus screen shot

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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file to the faulty PC and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply

Wi-Fi Inspector
Download this file "DOWNLOAD WI-FI INSPECTOR Vx.xx "
( the site now appears to allow webbased emails like gmail, hotmail, outlook and yahoo now )

There is also a xirrus gadget, But that does not have all the fuctionality "DOWNLOAD GADGET Vx.xx

Alternative links - Use the links below
Download Xirrus Wi-Fi Monitor 1.2

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When you first try to run, you may get a message that .net framework is needed, and included in that message is a link to download/install.

Run the p... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 58.4

This is a new self-build with the following parts:
 
Windows 8.1 Pro
AMD CPU
Mobotherboard: Gigabyte 970A-UD3P
Network adapter: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (built-in on mobo)
Driver: 8.18.621.2013 (latest 6/21/2013 update)
 
I am having problems connecting to the internet through a wired connection. It keeps connecting and disconnecting every second. It shows up as “identifying,” disappears, and then shows up "identifying" a second later, only to keep repeating the cycle. I just built this computer and the wired connection not worked since Day 1.
 
Troubleshooting attempted:
- Reinstalled Windows 8.1
- Tested ethernet cable on my old computer with Windows 8.1 that was installed from the same disk.
- Deleted network driver from Device Manager (that is installed with 8.1) and downloaded the one from the mobo manufacturer.
- Changed Speed and Duplex settings (tried all options from 10-100mbps and half/full duplex).
- Unchecked the "allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" option.
 
Doing a quick google search, I can see that other people have had this problem before too. I doubt it is a problem with the mobo but I’m completely stumped right now. A wireless USB adapter works but it has dropped connections and is much slower, so I'd much rather use the wired connection.
 
If anyone can help, that would be great!
 

A:Ethernet: Connects/Disconnects Every 2 Seconds

Go to device manager, click on your Ethernet Adapter check to see if an update is available for it (Right click > Update Driver Software). If this doesn't work try to disable it and then enable it. Report your findings.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 58.4

This is a new self-build with the following parts:
 
Windows 8.1 Pro
AMD CPU
Mobotherboard: Gigabyte 970A-UD3P
Network adapter: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (built-in on mobo)
Driver: 8.18.621.2013 (latest 6/21/2013 update)
 
I am having problems connecting to the internet through a wired connection. It keeps connecting and disconnecting every second. It shows up as “identifying,” disappears, and then shows up "identifying" a second later, only to keep repeating the cycle. I just built this computer and the wired connection not worked since Day 1.
 
Troubleshooting attempted:
- Reinstalled Windows 8.1
- Tested ethernet cable on my old computer with Windows 8.1 that was installed from the same disk.
- Deleted network driver from Device Manager (that is installed with 8.1) and downloaded the one from the mobo manufacturer.
- Changed Speed and Duplex settings (tried all options from 10-100mbps and half/full duplex).
- Unchecked the "allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" option.
 
Doing a quick google search, I can see that other people have had this problem before too. I doubt it is a problem with the mobo but I’m completely stumped right now. A wireless USB adapter works but it has dropped connections and is much slower, so I'd much rather use the wired connection.
 
If anyone can help, that would be great!
 

A:Ethernet: Connects/Disconnects Every 2 Seconds

Go to device manager, click on your Ethernet Adapter check to see if an update is available for it (Right click > Update Driver Software). If this doesn't work try to disable it and then enable it. Report your findings.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 58.4

I've read through hundreds of posts trying to figure out my issue. Unfortunately, I've been unsuccessful.

Here's the issue, I was given a new laptop for work and it connects fine to our secure wireless network at the office, but when I brought it home it will not connect to my wireless network at home.

When I try to connect to my network at home the wireless manager sits and spins saying "trying to acquire network address". I have 2 iPhones, 1 eMachine and 1 Macbook connected to my network working fine and dandy. However, the HP laptop from work simply won't connect unless wired.

I have tried the following:
1. Uninstalled and reinstalled the driver.
2. Power Cycled my Router
3. Power Cycled my entire network
4. WinsockXPFix tool

I'm completely at a loss here. No idea what to do to fix this. I'm running Windows XP and have a 2Wire router.

I appreciate any advice anyone can give me to help solve this annoyance.
 

A:Solved: Company Laptop Connects to Secure WiFi at office but not WiFi at home

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RELEVANCY SCORE 57.6

My laptop connects to my home wifi and every other wifi just fine. I recently started a new job and i checked on another laptop and the wifi came up just fine. With my laptop, the wifi says that it connected but it never asked for a security code and when i tried to access the internet i didnt have access. the wifi works with all other laptops except mine and my laptop works just fine on all other wifi networks. Ive tried turning the wifi off and then back on on my laptop and it still doesnt work. Can someone please help me asap? It is becoming a real inconvienace at work. 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 56.8

I am posting this but admittedly do not have all of the information I am sure will be needed with me right now. Our entire office runs on wireless connections (laptops, printers, desktops, etc) and we have little to no connectivity issues considering. However, we just purchased a new dell laptop. the laptop connected but within 5 seconds immediate loses the connection and reconnects, disconnects, etc.. This is continuous. All other devices, 2 other never-before connected laptops and a tablet have all sucessfully connected without issues...only this new dell laptop does it. The laptop connects and stays connected to all other wifi connections we have tried it with (other corporate wifi and home wifi's). Dell has replaced the wireless card to confirm there was not issue with that (which I was confident there wasn't). Our IT contact suggests buying a new $500 router, but that is a little hard for me to accept seeing that only 1 device is having difficulties (his other reason for this was his concern that he couldn't access something like the router's management tool, or something like that). I am confident this is something as simple as a software setting or something. New Laptop is running W7 OS...that's really all the facts I have available right now. Any ideas from anyone? From seeing other similar posts I am hopefull there is help out there for me
 

A:New Dell Laptop connects then loses wireless connection within seconds

Welcome to TSG.
Ok;Just to clarify.
This laptop will connect successfully to other wireless networks and stay connected ?
First thing I might try,if you can,is disable encryption on the router for a test.Any change ?
If you cannot access the router's admin page,that's a problem.
Is mac address filtering enabled on the router.
Make and model of router?
May we see:
Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

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

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

IPCONFIG /ALL

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.

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

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RELEVANCY SCORE 52.4

Hi! First post, sorry if it's in the wrong place :\
I have a Dell Inspiron running on Windows 7, and this problem has persisted for quite a while. When I attempt to use wifi, it appears as connected, but I'm not able to connect to any webpage. Any ideas on what I could do?
Thanks!
 

A:Connects via ethernet but not via wifi

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RELEVANCY SCORE 52.4

I have a problem with wifi only on my laptop. The laptop will connect to my home or work wifi network, but will not pass any activity, e.g. browse any web pages / pick up email. The IPCONFIG looks ok, however when I ping the router / AP or any other known pc on the networks I get 'Hardware error' 4 times. I always use DHCP.
I have change the NIC from another identical laptop and that is doing the same.
I first noticed the problem after running thru safety.live.com, I tried doing a restore point but that doesn't help.
I have tried the wifi with no encryption, again it connects but won't browse or give access to the rest of the network. I have also tried other pcs on the same router and AP, they work fine.

One interseting thing, it did connect and communicate for approx 5 mins. acouple of days ago, but nothing since.
 

A:WIFI connects but won't communicate

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Hi,

I could not get my brother's Asus A6 to connect to Internet via wireless router (wired or wifi through wireless router does not work; DSL modem to Asus ethernet works).

I'm able to connect to Internet through my Sony VAIO (wired or Wifi through wireless router).

Configuration: phoneline > DSL modem > Netgear wireless router

Brother's Asus runs Win XP, using the XP's wireless (not Asus wireless driver). Currently using Windows Zero Configuration http://paininthetech.com/2005/10/25/disable-wireless-zero-configuration-in-windows-xp/ .

Here's the ipconfig all (both wifi and ethernet connected to wireless router) which I learned from http://forums.techguy.org/web-email/468829-wireless-connected-but-no-internet.html :
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
C:\Documents and Settings\Eric S. Soriano.ERIC>ping google
Ping request could not find host google. Please check the name and try again.
C:\Documents and Settings\Eric S. Soriano.ERIC>ipconfig
Windows IP Configuration

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.111.157
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.111.6
Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.5
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . ... Read more

A:Wifi connects, but no Internet

So when its on the wired connection it works?
1st off I see a few things..
1 the wired connection has a manuel IP address setup.
2 The Gateway that the wireless is getting has got to be wrong. 1.1.1.0 would be a network not a node.

Try setting a static IP address for the wireless card and see if that helps.
 

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I have a Dell lap top and I am currently studying abroad. I live in an apartment with 4 other guys and their wifi works fine with their computers but whenever I turn mine on it shuts the wifi down for everyone. Is there a fix to this or am I just screwed for the semester?
 

A:Wifi shuts down whenever my lap top connects

Msullivan104 said:


shuts the wifi downClick to expand...

Meaning that the wireless network cannot be detected? The router (or access point) stops broadcasting it?

Do you have the latest wireless driver from the PC manufacturer's web site?

Can you successfully, with no collateral damage, connect via ethernet with your wireless switched off?

For a wireless connection ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

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

[Press ENTER after the command.]

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 own 2 laptops (both Toshiba). The older model will connect fine to the Netgear N-300 WNR 2000 & new comp will not. I finally made a new homegrp hoping that wold help, disabled firewall etc. Error I am getting is " Network cable unplugged". After I troubleshoot it sometimes allows me back online & shows me surrounding routers in the area. Why is it not even recognizing my neighbors routers 95% of the time? It isn't the comp as it works fine outside the home. Thanks for all help. Very frustrated. Can I delete and just start over and how?
 

A:One computer connects to WiFi & one will not.. :(

" Network cable unplugged".Click to expand...

This suggests the PC is not looking at your wireless card it is only looking for a cable connection. Does the PC have an on off switch for the wireless card, make sure it is turned on.

Power off and remove the battery. Take the wireless card out and clean the contacts with a soft rubber (up and down not from side to side) reseat the card. Replace the battery and boot up. Look in Device Manager and check that the wireless card appears under Network Adapters and does not have a yellow ? or triangle next to it. Check on line for the most up to date drivers for your operating system and then uninstall the card in Device Manager and reinstall the fresh driver. Check again for connection.

If you find no obvious errors take the wireless card from the working PC and try that in it. You will have to install a different driver if the card is not identical. If that works then I think you can assume the card is defective.
 

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I have an iPod touch and ATT is my internet company. The Wifi connects to everything else but my iPod. I've tried resetting the wifi many times and I've tried resetting it on my iPod. Also, my iPod works on other wifi networks except my own. Please help!
 

A:Wifi connects to everything but my iPod

it maybe a DNS issue - unlikely
OR its a Security issue

so two things to try

1) Log into your router , goto the wireless security section make and note of the type of security and the password ket
Now disable the security and see if the ipod can connect

DNS
2) have a read here http://techinch.com/blog/change-your-dns-settings-on-iphone-ipod-touch-and-ipad
 

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Hello,

I have an HP Pavilion g7-2233cl Laptop running Windows 8. I bought it new (refurbished) about a year and a half ago.

Until recently, I’ve had no problem connecting to the Internet via WiFi. But recently, although everything says I’m connected to our home WiFi and things are working swimmingly, I cannot access anything on the Internet. I get messages like “Unable to connect” or “Cannot show this page.”

We have other computers on the same WiFi, and none of them are having a problem.

I’ve tried several remedies based on tips I’ve seen on the Internet (using a different computer, of course). For example, I:

Deleted all the temp files.

Flushed a bunch of stuff using the Admin. Command Prompt:
ipconfig /flushdns
nbtstat –R
nbtstat –RR
netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
netsh winsock reset

Disabled Webroot.

Connected to the router via an ethernet cable.

Tried System Restore to about a month earlier.

Nothing helped.

Any suggestions?
Bill

A:Win 8 HP Laptop Connects to WiFi but Not to the Internet

Airplane mode and firewall settings are what come to mind. try disabling your firewall. if you can connect, then it's one of the settings.

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Hi All,

I have an internal wifi card and a USB one.

I have two APs,
Adapter Name = WifiPh, SSID = AP1 - connects to Internet via tethered phone 192.168.143.1
Adapter Name = WifiLAN SSID = AP2 - connects to local wired LAN router 192.168.3.37

On my laptop (win8.0) it shows
WifiPh
AP1 <-- Set Connect Automatically
AP2
WifiLAN
AP1
AP2 <-- Set Connect Automatically

Providing both Adapters are active then it works as required. But, if the WifiPh is it not running (phone off, flat battery) then it connects WifiPh+AP2 and that is not good as the Gateways are totally different.

Is there some way I can force WifiPh to ONLY ever connect to AP1 and similarly, force WifiLAN to ONLY ever connect to AP2?

Thanks

A:Two wifi adapters How to define who connects to which

You could try turning off Broadcast SSID then delete/forget the network you don't want to connect to. If I'm understanding correctly.

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My hp laptop that is a couple years old has recently connected to the wifi right when I log in w no problems but after about 10mins it slows down and disconnects and eventually I need to restart and usually the same thing will happen again. When it disconnects the wifi disappears completely and no connections are available.Any idea?

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I have an adsl router and windows 7 ultimate. The connction status sometimes show's limited connectivity when I click on disconnect and connect again it prompts for troubleshoot connectivity problem, on clicking this it runs a few checks and brings up a window saying connectivity has been fixed and then my internet work's fine.

This problem sometimes does not occur all the time. Sometimes after i switch on the router and then the wifi switch it connects just fine.
Also need help with securing my wifi connection.

Please advice.

Thanks
 

A:Wifi connects after using troubleshoot option

Make sure you have the latest wireless driver. If the adapter is integrated get the driver from the laptop manufacturer's web site.

(From a JohnWill post)

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

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

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

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

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

Reboot the machine.
 

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My laptop connects to my home router and shows connection to the Internet, but the only program that connects is Windows Update. My browsers - Firefox, Pale Moon, IE, Chrome, & Comodo Dragon - all are unable to connect. None of my other updatable programs can connect either (security programs, driver updaters, etc. I am sending this from my desktop).
I run Win7 Home Premium SP3 on an HP G-60. The router is a Netgear N600.
We have Optimum Online, but I had the same problem with FiOS.
My home wifi works fine with our tablets and smartphones. My router supports 802.11g and n, as does the laptop. They connect over n.
I ran all the tools available via the Control Panel to no effect.
I used to use Comodo Firewall but tech support at my school required me to remove it and use only Windows Firewall. I went into the firewall settings and set permission for all browsers and other programs with no effect.
Back when my antimalware programs were up to date, scans showed no problems.
I have run out of good ideas. Please help.
 

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Alright, I have a bit of a puzzle here. My wifi only connects to my family's cell phones, and they all work perfectly fine. I just got a new laptop, and it won't connect anywhere in my house, except for one corner of my back porch. I have no clue why it does this. My sister's laptop, and my dad's tablet won't connect either. Only the cell phones. Any Ideas?
 

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What exactly happens when one of the laptops does not connect? Any error message?

If either of the laptops is running Windows ...

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with a screen shot see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows Vista or latter I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.
 

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All other networks I try will connect me but not let me go onto
anything that uses the internet. It says im connected to the internet, so another diagnosis could be that it connects me to the wifi then internet but with an extremely low bandwith. It times out often.

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my wifi connects to a network by itself "linksys" even though i have my own network. i have to go disconnect it from that and then connect to my own. how do i disable this automatic thing for it and not to conenct to that network
 

A:wifi connects to strange network

You remove all the stored wireless profiles, then search for your own network. Finally, you set "connect only to preferred networks" in the options of the wireless client.
 

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I had a WiFi network setup at my previous residence working fine. I recently moved and tried to set up my network again. My PC connects fine either by wan or lan, my other devices however Xbox, ps3, Samsung galaxy s3 cannot connect. My phone does connect but when trying to browse I receive a 404 error or a infinity page pops up asking to download software and confirm username.

I have done a hard reset on my router.
I tried setting up an unsecured connection my other devices still could not connect.
Talked to Comcast they where useless.

My isp: Comcast
Router : Belkin ac 1200
 

A:Solved: wifi router connects only to pc

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My laptop is a dell1300, windows vista. I was using it at the library friday surfing thr web and it was fine. I put it on hibernate to use the restroom. When i came back, it said it was connected to the wifi but I couldnt get internet access. I tried the wifi on my phone and it was working. Other people seemed to be able to use the internet fine too. I tried restarting my computer and the wifi by turning it off then on and it says its connected but I cant get internet.
 

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I have a Dell laptop. I have an ATT modem and everything in my house can connect to the internet - tablet, work laptop. However, the Dell laptop sometimes connects and then for no apparent reason disconnects. I can sometimes get it to connect again after waiting a long time. The message I get is NO INTERNET, SECURED. Then I usually disconnect, and then check connect automatically. Sometimes this works, sometimes it doesn't. I just want it to work all the time! LBW26 I am using Windows 10
 

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My computer was working fine up until about 2 or 3 days ago, then it decided it no longer wanted to connect to my wireless internet. I've tried turning the wifi signal on and off on the computer, as well as resetting the wifi connection on the router box, and it still won't work. I'm not sure what additional troubleshooting steps to take because I'm really not sure why it stopped working all of sudden in the first place.   I'm running Windows 7 Service Pack 1.

A:My computer no longer connects to WiFi

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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I'm having an unusual problem where I can connect to WiFi but there does not seem to be any data transferring.

I have a PCI card which does not work, and a USB WiFi adapter which does work.

Only using Microsoft Security Essentials for security software.

Things I've tried to resolve the issue with the PCI card:
- Restarted modem/router combo.
- Uninstalled/reinstalled drivers.
- Uninstalled/reinstalled hardware.
- Restarted computer.
- Cleared stored WiFi networks.
- netsh winsock reset
- ipconfig /release and /renew
- Disable any non Microsoft services using msconfig
- Updated Windows

I have officially run out of ideas. Has anyone seen this before?

Here are the ipconfig results from the two WiFi adapters.

WORKING ADAPTER

Code:


Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::4970:729a:a256:60a7%13
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.9
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1

Tunnel adapter isatap.{139F5762-4CA4-4055-B457-233C889A4300}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:5cf2:8c44:24f6:3878:3f57:fff6
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::24f6:3878:3f57:fff6%11
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A:WiFi connects but no data is transferred

PCI card does not work but USB adapter does? Has to be one of 2 things:
Bad Network Card
Bad or outdated drivers for the card
How can you tell? If the card is brand new and you have properly installed Windows 7 drivers, then the card is most likely bad. You could try putting it into an older computer like XP, installing the XP drivers, and testing. Other than that, bad card. Fortunately, these cards are not expensive at all and can be replaced rather cheaply, especially if you order online from a reputable place like Amazon.

Drivers. If the card is old and you have put it into a Windows 7 PC, you have had to installed drivers for it, unless Windows found a driver for you. Those still might not work. If the card is not very old, you can try visiting the manufacturer website and finding new Windows 7 drivers, 64 bit, or 32 bit if that is your system. Right click Computer, Properties to find out. Install those and see if it works now. If not, just buy a cheap card with new Windows 7 drivers. You can get these things for just a couple of dollars online. Not worth burning up hours and hours of your time for 5 bucks, is it? You don't work for 50? an hour, do you? Because these cards are so cheap, they do not produce updated drivers for older cards, just have to buy a new one.

I have done a lot of this stuff and this is the best I can come up with right now, friend. Good luck!

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Hey Guys I'm having a bit of a problem and wondered IG you could help, I recently upgraded my laptop to windows 10 but realised that my wifi wouldn't work properly but was fine before but it would connect to my mobile data and I tried multiple WiFi connections that I knew should work but didnt it kept saying cannot connect to the network so I started doing troubleshooting and it said i was getting the same problem then I tried updating the driver and it was updated to its latest but Ethernet works only thing I could think of is that the wireless card has died? But then I can't understand why my mobile data would connect fine if any of you guys could help that would be great as I'm completely confused

A:WiFi problems? but connects to my mobile?

Sorry forgot to say I downgraded back to windows 8 to see if it would change anything but it didnt

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After I updated my computer to the most recent Windows 10 update, my wifi connection says its connected, but no internet connection.I know it's not my router because it connects just fine to other devices (cell phones, tablets, and another laptop).

A:Wifi Connects, but no internet connection

Also, states "Wireless Network Connection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration when troubleshooting.

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My laptop used to run fine but currently it only connects to the wifi if i am near my router. My router is not that far from my room but when im in my room my laptop says no network connection available. It is weird because there are different connections from my neighbors that poped up in my room but now my laptop does not pick up any connections at all unless im near the router. I don't think it's a problem with the router because the same thing happens when im at my other house. At the other house the router is in the second floor my room there is on the first. I used to be able to connect from that room but the same thing happens again. My laptop only connects to the internet when im near the router.

My laptop is windows 8.
 

A:My laptop only connects to wifi at certain areas

can we see an xirrus screen shot
when near (approx 2-3m) from the router

it maybe an aerial issue or card. - it may be worth checking the aerial cables- see below , but lets se an xirrus screen shot first - whats the make and model of the PC

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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply

http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx
( the site now appears to require a business email, and does not allow webbased emails like gmail,hotmail or yahoo etc )

Use the links below

http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html
http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/Xirrus-Wi-Fi-Monitor-Download-99109.html

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would app... Read more

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I've been dealing with this issue for a couple years and it's driving me crazy. Everything in my house connects to my main wifi signal without issues. My laptop however connects to the signal but I cannot get internet or see any devices. I always have to be on my guest network with my laptop. I've tried resetting my router, updating the firmware in the router, renaming the main wifi signal, resetting my wireless network adapter on my laptop, updating the the network adapter firmware in my laptop, and reinstalling the network adapter. I have no idea what else to try but I'm fed up not being able to use my laptop to simply print to my wireless printer or setup various electronics with my laptop. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you

A:Laptop Connects to WiFi but Internet Not Available

Can you do our scans lets see whats going on post results PCHF System Scans

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I have an older Dell Inspiron 1000 that connected and worked fine through its WiFi until I installed a Comodo Firewall program about two years ago (and immediately removed it). After that its WiFi will connect to my router, but cannot acquire an IP address from it.

The same router works fine with two other WiFi PCs I have, and before all this happened my Insp 1000 connected properly to this same router. Also my router shows the Insp 1000 on it list of network PCs. Using an Ethernet connection to my router, the Insp 1000 connects at 100 Mbps, but again - no data is passed.

The earliest System Restore date available is after all this started, so that won't help.

I have the WIN XP disks to install/re-install the OS, but that is a step I'd like to avoid if possible.

Can anyone think of anything to try to fix this problem?

Here is a summary of the Insp 1000 system:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Mobile Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.20GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 445 Mb
Graphics Card: SiS M650, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 28600 MB, Free - 4336 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta Computer , Inspiron 1000,
CUZ4612400
Antivirus: None
 

A:Solved: WiFi Connects, But No Data

see if this program can find anything left over in comodo firewall - sounds like that is still on your PC and blocking access
General Uninstall Tool
http://download.cnet.com/Revo-Uninstaller/3000-2096_4-10687648.html

Then do a tcp/ip reset -see below
next post back the following
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{ipconfig /all}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results here
-> Start
-> (XP - enter the following in the RUN box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all
-> (Vista or Windows 7 - enter the following in the Search box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all

A black box will appear on the screen -
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy

then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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{Ping Tests}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

Start> Run {search bar in Vista}> CMD to open a DOS window and type:

Type the following command
Ping {plus the number thats shown against the default gateway shown in above ipconfig /all}
Post back the results
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I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z585. It has a Broadcom 802.11n wireless adapter.

I have not had the computer that long but everytime I turn the computer on, my home wireless network is not connected automatically. I click on the WIFI icon in the system tray, locate my network and click connect.

I am told that windows cannot connect to this network. I run the troubleshooter which tells me to powerdown my router, turn it back on and try again. I do this and use troubleshooter to check if fixed and it connects.

So far I have updated drivers on wireless adapter and then rolled them back again. Uninstalled driver, powered down and turned machine back on reinstalling said driver.

I have done a factory reset of my router, changing login passwords. I have tried using different broadcast channels.

When the machine is connected it is excellent signal strength and I do not loose connection at all.

I have three other machines connected to router which is a Netgear DNG 1000. They all connect automatically and stay connected.

Any suggestion on how to get connection to work automatically?

A:WIFI only connects after running troubleshooter....

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Ongkanon


I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z585. It has a Broadcom 802.11n wireless adapter.

I have not had the computer that long but everytime I turn the computer on, my home wireless network is not connected automatically. I click on the WIFI icon in the system tray, locate my network and click connect.

I am told that windows cannot connect to this network. I run the troubleshooter which tells me to powerdown my router, turn it back on and try again. I do this and use troubleshooter to check if fixed and it connects.

So far I have updated drivers on wireless adapter and then rolled them back again. Uninstalled driver, powered down and turned machine back on reinstalling said driver.

I have done a factory reset of my router, changing login passwords. I have tried using different broadcast channels.

When the machine is connected it is excellent signal strength and I do not loose connection at all.

I have three other machines connected to router which is a Netgear DNG 1000. They all connect automatically and stay connected.

Any suggestion on how to get connection to work automatically?


To fix this problem you will need to follow all advice in the link below, I just fixed this same EXACT problem, same model Lenovo.

You must remove all preinstalled bloatware using Decrapifier as a guide, update all drivers from the Lenovo site and Windows updates, you must also remove McAfee completely using the un... Read more

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Hi all, I am afraid I need some help here - this one has me stumped.

I have just installed a router (Netgear DG834GT) and have it all up and running fine with all sorts of devices, Xboxes, Iphones, laptops, PCs, PS3, iPods etc. I have one older laptop however that refuses to work and exhibit behavior I have not come across before. It is a old Toshiba Satellite Pro L20 with an Atheros AR5005G wireless network adapter running XP. I am using XP to configure the wifi (the Windows Zero Config Service I believe) - there is no other software on the laptop trying to manage the connection.

The WiFi is WPA2-PSK and there is no other interference on channel 11 where it is broadcasting.

This laptop tries hard to connect - it sees the network fine all of the time, it acquires the network address and says connected really quick as I would expect. It then disconnects itself after about 15-25 seconds and retries - it re-connects again but then dies again in the same way. It does this a few times and then appears to give up until I force a reconnect. At which point it goes through the connect/disconnect loop again.

I have checked and triple checked the security credentials of the laptop wi-fi connection.I have reduced the encryption to WPA (this laptop was working with WPA2 previously fine). I have also tried it with a static IP address (which is matched up to a reservation on the DHCP server in the router).

And yet still no joy. I am a bit stumped. And sadly the LAN port on the laptop i... Read more

A:Solved: Wifi - connects and then fails on XP

First off, remove all the stored wireless network profiles. How to Remove Stored Wireless Network Profiles for XP, Vista, and Windows 7


Next, please reset the stack since you can't test the LAN port.

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

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands, each followed by the Enter key:

Note: Type only the text in bold for the following commands.

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

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

Reboot the machine.

Finally, if neither of these work, clear the wireless profiles again and try the router with no encryption as a test. Also, make SURE no MAC filtering is active on the router.
 

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My wifi was installed about two weeks ago and up untill now its been fine. My ipod connects to the wifi just fine while my laptop acts as if it non existant. I would gladly accept any help i could get.

A:My ipod connects to my wifi but my laptop dont

Hi again,

This Thread will be temp closed for now bec you are being assisted in Networking Support.
Laptop wont connect to my wifi

Let's find out first what's really going on with your wireless issue.

Thank you.

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Hi guys been experiencing an issue where my acer laptop disconnects from the router, a AZTECH wireless extender, when another device connects to the same extender.

otherwise the main modem is CISCO.

my laptop runs on windows 7 professional x64

i also attached a screenshot of the xirrus program

disconnection mainly happens when im playing online games which sucks so i hope someone knows whats up and can help!

A:Wifi disconnects when another device connects to the router

Does router DHCP has enough IPs to assign?

Try another channel in wireless options in router interface.

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Hiya,

This is really puzzling. I have a D-link dsl-g624t modem and the wifi works perfectly, but I can't connect through any of the LAN ports. This literally happened overnight-no twiddling with it or anything.

I'm sure the ports aren't broken because if I connect my laptop through wifi, then plug it into my modem and turn wifi off, it stays connected.
 

A:D-Link dsl-G624T - Connects with wifi but not through LAN ports

Well maybe the port on the router have died, that's what it sounds like.

Another possibility is a firewall issue, have you disabled ALL the firewalls to see if that changes the symptoms?

Another thing to try with the wired connection is booting in Safe Mode with Networking and then trying to connect.
 

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I have a brand new ASUS X54 C laptop. It detects the wireless network, and will connect to the network, but it shows "no internet access." When I ran the troubleshooter it said "default gateway not available." I updated Windows and my drivers, and that did not help. I had Comcast check the new router, and they said it was okay. My cell phone connects to the internet perfectly through the same wifi...I'm out of ideas. I can connect to the internet by ethernet, but that's all.
Thanks for any help!
 

A:ASUS laptop connects to wifi but not internet

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