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Q: no internet connectivity on SOME computers on network. DHCP is on

so i have 3 computers and 2 ipod touches on my network.
2 computer are connected via ethernet and one via wireless.
1 pc on ethernet works just fine as well as one ipod touch.

the remaining, not so much.
i have done practically everything
the computers show up on the network, can trade files and look fine, but when i click on an internet browser, IM, or email, i get no connectivity.

i have verified DHCP is on and working.
i have pinged google.com and it timed out
i did the repair icon
restarted routers, and modem
i released and renewed ip settings via cmd
disabled and enabled network connections

so far nothing has worked, any help would be great appreciated.

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A: no internet connectivity on SOME computers on network. DHCP is on

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).
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP (Home or Pro), SP1-SP2-SP3, Vista (Home, Business, Ultimate), etc.
The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.


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


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


On any affected computer, I'd also like to see this:

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

Type the following commands on separate lines, following each one with the Enter key:

PING 206.190.60.37

PING yahoo.com

NBTSTAT -n

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
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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I have two laptops, L1 and L2. Recently, L2 stopped connecting to the internet via my Linksys wireless router. However, L1 can still connect just fine via the same router. L1 runs winXP SP3, L2 runs win7 Home Premium x64 SP1. Usually when L1 or L2 stops connecting, I turn off the wireless cards on both computers, power-cycle the modem and router, turn on the wireless cards, and then the laptops both connect. However, this workaround isn?t working for L2 anymore.

The event viewer shows errors such as the following:

The IP address lease 192.168.1.100 for the Network Card with network address 0x70F1A12F2601 has been denied by the DHCP server 0.0.0.0 (The DHCP Server sent a DHCPNACK message). Event ID 1002.


and

Your computer was not able to renew its address from the network (from the DHCP Server) for the Network Card with network address 0xA4BADBB01388. The following error occurred: 0x79. Your computer will continue to try and obtain an address on its own from the network address (DHCP) server. Event ID 1003.


(I tried using both the wireless and ethernet cards, but both experienced the same lack of connectivity, with the same error messages.)

I have found seemingly relevant threads here and here, but the solutions proffered have not worked.

The network diagnostic tool says:

Root Cause: Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding. Root Cause Guid: {902390d9-0cd9-4f91-9e6c-8fa5e6dad657}... Read more

A:limited network connectivity - DHCP and DNS servers not responding

I should clarify that the problem was with L2, running win7. L1, running xp, had connectivity the whole time. Before doing a system restore, I also tried resetting the router (pushing reset button in back for 30 seconds), but that didn't solve the problem.

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ok so a buddy at work asked if i could look at a laptop. it was working fine apparently, but then out of the blue the internet will no longer work. so i bring it home, it hooks up to my Network, but no internet. i change it to a private network (though it automatically changes it back when i restart.) and still no internet. i've tried to manually and automatically change the IPv4. no avail. Looking at the Network and Sharing Center the middle icon says Identifying, but theirs an x between that and internet. *i have local only* when i try to resolve the problem it says Dhcp is not running tried restarting it, but it says it cant and that it didnt fix the problem. i dont believe its my modem or router my base pc runs on it fine. *plus this pc was doing this for said friend* also on one forum a guy stated that their were three different programs that were supposed to be running. he said to check them through cmd. i did. they were running. just not DHCP. i've had to restart this laptop about 20 times or so. i cannot change os *Vista (bleh)* nor do a system restore. *wish i could* i also put avira on the computer to check for viruses. *which it did* so that is on their. i also tried uninstalling his ethernet card, so its at Broadcom 590x 10/100 ethernet, i tried then to updated but the file didnt work. so i cannot even update that through the laptop. i have it hooked up through wireless and wired, but without internet. i have his windows firewall on, but i've tried ... Read more

A:Limeted connectivity/Unidentified Network/unable to start DHCP

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Hi There Everyone at TechGuy! I am desperate for some HELP...Please?..........PRETTY PLEEEAAASSEE ???
Now,..Before i Continue Please First Be Sure to Read Fully as I did Some Google Searching & Tried Some Forum Fix It Options that I Found, which havent worked at all but I will leave you all info as well as some screen shots.
Second...Please know that I am not Very Computer Savvy or Knowledgable. Well,....a Little for a Home User but with the Operating System, NOT with this problem & networking, routers, modems, IP addresses & DHCP !! Networking is DEFINITELY NOT my area of expertise So Please Handle with Care. lol. THANKS & HUGS in Advanced!

ok,
The Problem.
We have a Desktop computer as well as a Lap Top,..both Running WINDOWS XP. The Lap Top is Wireless with a LINKSYS Wireless Card & the Desktop has the MOTOROLA Modem & a LINKSYS Router & we are BROADBAND Connected.
Both were Running & Working just fine & they were Both Accessing the Internet just fine...until 3 days ago when the Man in the house had to turn off the house power to find & replace a circuit breaker for the fritzing out Microwave & we turned off both computers before he did this. When the power was put back on, the Desktop Computer was back to its normal fine self & running perfectly. The Wireless Lap Top on the other hand was not.
The Wireless Laptop Popped Up with a Yellow Explaination Mark over the Double Computer Icon in the Bottom Right Task Bar...Near the ... Read more

A:Unable to Contact DHCP Server~Limited or No Connectivity~Cannot Assign Network Addres

if you connect the laptop to the router with a cable - does it work ?
you will need to copy between a working PC and laptop

would you post an image of device manager - see below
would you download xirrus and posr image see below
also post an ipconfig /all and if you could post into a reply - rather than a picture -
that the Wireless Card was never installed right to begin withClick to expand...

I'm interested in the ethernet connection that has wireless as a name - does the laptop have a built in wirelsss or do you use an adapter
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{Device Manager}
Post back the results in device manager
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
windows 7
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager

network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X
post a screen shot of the device manager - network adapters

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here
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I recently successfully installed Windows 8 on my computer. After months and months of tireless research I finally found the root of the problem. I right clicked my wireless internet and went to network and sharing center. Below it shows a bench that said Unidentified network, and it had my VMware Network Adapter listed. I didnt understand why my internet would not work if it said it was on, but then i saw No Internet access. So the only thing i couldnt think of was my computer didn't trust VMWare to share internet with my Windows 8 Consumer Preview OS. I then clicked on VMware Network Adapter and selected the diagnose button. Windows Network Diagnostics popped up and said the following.


Windows Network Diagnostics
Issues found
DHCP is not enabled for "VMware Network Adapter VMnet"
DHCP is not enabled for "VMware Network Adapter VMnet"


Detected
Automatically update your network settings Completed


Issues found
Detection details
6
DHCP is not enabled for "VMware Network Adapter VMnet"Detected


I then thought, hey. I could just enable DHCP and i'd be in business. But of course i run into another problem, how do i enable DHCP? So I searched and didn't find an answer. I attempted to get my computer to fix the problem itsself but it would not fix it. Can anyone please tell me how to get this problem fixed so my VMware internet will work?

A:Internet connectivity problems with VMware Player involving DHCP

I'm no expert on such things but I did located a page with several Tutorials you might want to take a look through.
Tutorial search - Windows 7 Forums

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I have three computers on my home network, running XP and using DSL through Verizon with a LINKSYS router. Two of the three are hard wired and the third is wireless and that is my problem.

I was working fine until about a month ago (it is my son's) and he told me it was slow. I was skeptical but I finally checked yesterday and the Internet connection is comparable to dial up speeds. I ran virus scans and it is clean, cleaned out the temp files, etc. without luck.

I live chatted with LINKSYS for THREE hours and there was no luck with them. They had me change channels without luck and reinstall the driver for the wireless adapter without luck. I got frustrated and terminated the call.

Any ideas?
 

A:Extremely Slow Connectivity on 1 of 3 Computers on Network

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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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My wife's church would like to get connected to the 'net primarily for e-mail purposes.

They are running a SMC EtherCard Plus Elite 16T (WD/8013W) network with three PC's connected. What do I need to do to get them Internet access? Will each PC require a modem and IP software?

They would like all 3 PC's to be able to access the 'net, at different times, not simultaneously, of course.

Thanks for your help.
 

A:Network/Internet Connectivity

it depends... If you are going to use DSL or Cable just get a Cable/DSL Router. if you want to use a Dialup account you will need some kind of Proxy software (ICS, WinGate, WinProxy, Anolog X even has one for Free).

The real problem with Proxies is getting them setup. If you have at least 1 Windows 2k computer you can use ICS or RIP with Nat. With works well. I wouldnt suggest ICS on a all win98 Network.

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~Jason

Infinity Networking and PC's
[email protected]
 

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We have a Windows 8 computer that, after 8 weeks of connectivity, suddenly stopped connecting to our LAN and to the Internet.

Network diagnostics indicates: "Windows could not automatically detect this networks proxy settings."

"Ipconfig /release" responds: "The RPC server is unavailable."

This has a wired ethernet connection through an SMC router. I bought a wireless USB adapter in hope that I could work around potential problems with the wired connection -- no luck.

"Ipconfig /all" states:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200]

(c) 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>IPCONFIG

Windows IP Configuration

Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix .:

Link-local IPv6Address . . . . . : fe80::680f:6821:990b:c047%12

Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.192.71

Subnet Mask . .. . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0

Default Gateway. . . . . . . . . :

Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Link-local IPv6Address . . . . . : fe80::d1cd:f740:d907:3bd4%21

Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.59.212

Subnet Mask . .. . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0

Default Gateway. . . . . . . . . :

Tunnel adapter isatap.{20190D35-C591-4D9D-A790-82985530B1B4}:

Media State . .. . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

Connection-specific DNS Suffix .:

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Media State . .. . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected

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A:Network & Internet Connectivity

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I dont know if im in the right thread but heres the story....
I caught some virus not sure what dont think its important. Really messed up my system had a couple of people who know way more then me come look at, ended up wiping the harddrive and running a system recovery, starting all over. Anyway, i can no longer connect to the internet. Originally i went through the control panel to find network connections and there werent any. I tried to creat some but everytime it tried to connect me through a dial up. Also i had previoulsy put in a video card (i am pretty sure i had an installation disk, which i couldnt find, Visiontek x1550) so i could use a dual monitor setup. I couldnt figure it out and took it to the tech support on campus, they said i had to reinstall some drivers and they would take care of it. my understanding was that they needed to go online and copy the software onto a thumbdrive or something and put it in that way. Continuing, got it back have a network connection now but it still doesnt work, almost like it just doesnt read the fact that its plugged in. Atleast its tryin to load now but the page can never be found. If it means anything when i plug it in it has a yellow light instead of a green one. and with problem B) the new card seems to be workin, it shows other monitors in my display settings but when i check the box to extend the desktop to that screen it says that monitor is disabled. Sorry this is long and about multiple problems but if anyone thin... Read more

A:Network/Internet Connectivity Trouble

First webgem,
what is your computer? Give as much detail as you can. If it is a desktop you should be able to open the case and identify the motherboard and the video card or network card easily. If it is a laptop we need the name and model number... What country are you in?

How about changing the title of this thread to "Network/Internet Connectivity Trouble"...
 

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Hey all,

After shutting down my laptop running Vista, the next day I couldn't connect to the internet. It connects to the network but says "unidentified network" and there is no internet connectivity.
Now another laptop in my house connects the network fine and internet is working perfectly. So it is this laptop causing hassles.

I don't want to presume but it may have something to do with uninstalling AVG.
I tried to install AVG 2012 30 day trial and the install failed for some reason. I thought it might be some problem to do with older previous AVG versions on the laptop. There was no AVG on the add/remove programs function in control panel, but after seeing bits of AVG over the C: drive, I downloaded and used AppRemover to completely remove AVG. It found AVG 2010 (or 2011, I can't remember exactly) and I uninstalled it with that. I hibernated the computer a few times and think this was the first time I had shut down the pc since finishing this uninstall. Next time I booted up, my internet connectivity doesn't seem to be working.

Just speculating on what the cause of the problem is so am open to any suggestions.

:grinthumb Any help with this would be amazing! :grinthumb
 

A:Unidentified network, no Internet connectivity

Try CCleaner and do a registry sweep.
 

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Looking for some help. I'm running 7 Home Premium 64bit on an HP box we got about a month ago.

Lately, when I restart the system, I can't get any internet connection. I can access shares on my home network, so the nic is working and I'm getting an ip address from my router. If I disable and reenable the nic, the internet connection works again. I've tried disabling firewalls and things like that, but the only thing that fixes it is the disable/enable.

The network "troubleshooter" can't see anything wrong, and everything looks like it's configured properly, and nothing has been changes since the initial setup. It worked fine for a couple weeks and now doesn't.

Anyone seen this before? Hints? The disable/enable isn't a big deal but I know at some point I won't be home and my wife will have a problem and I'd rather not deal with that!

A:Network connectivity but no internet after reboot

I have the exactly opposite problem. In my case internet is working but not LAN. Enter all the configuration details MANUALLY. especially the gateway. it might help.

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I'm having a problem with my wireless network. I have a PC with a USB wireless adaptor and a laptop with a built-in wireless card. I can connect to the my wireless router (Linksys) with both machines, but can only access the internet through the destop computer.

I tried connecting to another unprotected network in the area with the laptop and the internet then worked. But when I try to connect to my network (that has a password on it) I can connect with a very strong signal, but no internet. Any suggestions on settings to check on either the laptop or the router?
 

A:Internet connectivity on wireless network

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Hi

We had a weak connection on one of our laptops so we bought a linksys booster and installed the provided software. Now the computer the software was installed on only connects to other computers on our network but can't get i-net on either IE or firefox. I am on another computer which connects perfectly fine. Any help is greatly appreciated

Here is the IP config

Host Name Debra
Primary Dns Suffix (blank)
Node Type - Mixed
IP Routing Enabled - No
Wins proxy enabled - No

Ethernet adapter wireless connection
Media State - Media disconnected
Description - Intel (R) Pro/100 VE Network Connection
Physical address - 00-13-A9-oF-9B-46

Ethernet adapter wirelessDeb
Connection specific DNS suffix - (blank)
Description - Intel Pro/wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Physical address - 00-13-02-07-01-c6
IP address - 192.168.1.109
Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway - (Blank)

Note - I can ping the IP address successfully

Thanks for your Help

Harold
 

A:Network - Yes Internet - No (Other computers are Yes/Yes)

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My sister's computer is connected via ethernet cable that runs from our linksys router to my computer. All of a sudden her connection becomes limited or none at all. I've eliminated all hardware problems, her cables work, her nic card works, my router works. So I know it's not our cables and router.

I've tried the ipconfig dealies, it still cannot acquire an IP. I've tried manually setting up the IP through TCP/IP and still no luck?

Am I doing something wrong?
Confused....
 

A:Not acquiring IP from DHCP thus, limited or no connectivity

I'm confused. It sounds like she is able to connect, yet you go on to say she can't get an IP?

Assuming she CAN connect, but it is kicking her off.....have you tried updating her NIC drivers?
 

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Hi,

I'm running Windows XP Home SP2 and I cannot get network connectivity with it. It sees that a network exists, but does not get an address through DHCP and if I set a static connection, appears to send and receive packets, yet things like DNS lookups fail entirely.

My network consists of a Billion 643 Wireless/4 port router setup for DHCP - addressess are 192.168.2.x - connected to an ADSL modem. I have another Windows XP Home machine that connects fine, as do my Linux boxes - no tweaking ever required.

I have tried plugging in a USB ethernet adaptor and a WLAN card into the offending machine, always with the same lack of results. I doubt if this is a hardware problem, because when I ran a Ubuntu Linux live CD on the machine it found the network automatically.

The problem machine is a Sony Vaio Type M and the OS is in Japanese, which I read poorly.

I have switched the Windows Firewall off. Norton Internet Security 2005 AntiSpyware Edition is running on the machine (installed by default by Sony). I wonder if this is causing problems, but I can't seem to switch it off or uninstall it. I can't see any other internet security software that running. Basically, only the default installation programs are running.

Thanks!
 

A:Windows XP DHCP/Connectivity problems

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I have a strange problem that I cannot find the answer to.

I have a user with an IBM ThinkPad T61 running Windows XP Pro. He is able to connect to the internet when connected via Ethernet, however, he is unable to access any shared files or printers on the network. When I try to access any files, i get prompted with the error" No Network Provider accepted the given Network Path"

When I activate his wireless card, I am able to connect to both the internet AND all network files / printers.

Running an ipconfig while on the Ethernet card shows all valid entries and I am able to ping the server when connected.

What could be causing the inability to view any network files
 

A:Internet Connectivity but Cannot Access Network Files

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Hi,
I'm using Asus N550JV (on latest updated Windows 8.1), which includes integrated Atheros wireless network Adapter.

The laptop keep losing Internet connectivity many times. The following behavior is causing the laptop to lose its Internet connectivity on a random basis:
a. downloading large files.
b. connect to Facebook games.
c. just surfing the net.

The laptop seems to be connected, but no Internet activity is possible.
When I'm trying to browse any website, the message at the bottom of the Chrome browser is "resolving host".

Then I have to disable the wireless network, re-enable and I'm good to go for unknown while, and then again.

I'm using the latest drivers from Asus, and even newer drivers from Atheros website, but the problem remains.

Any suggestion would be very welcomed!

A:Wireless network keeps losing Internet connectivity

The "resolving host" part makes it sound like it could be a DNS server issue with either your router or ISP. Try setting the DNS servers in your router to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4.

Other than that make sure there are no settings for your adapter that allow it to sleep, the same with advanced power settings.

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Alright guys, I have loss way to much hair over this situation. Two days ago my internet was working great, was connected through a wireless connection via my linksys router, and for some reason later that afternoon my desktop would not connect. I have 2 computers, a HP Desktop (problem computer), and my HP Laptop(no problem computer), my laptop connects fine to the internet via wi-fi and ethernet cable, and my desktop will not connect either one. I'm not sure what information I should provide to try and help with resolving the issues so I'll post everything I think is relevant. I've tried the winsockxpfix, system restore, ipconfig and pretty much any other quick fix remedy with no success.

On my working computer after doing an ipconfig this is the information posted.
Connection Specific DNS Suffix: [email protected]
IP Address: 192.168.1.122
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1

On my broke computer:
Connection Specific DNS Suffix: (blank)
IP Address: 192.168.1.101
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1

When I plug the ethernet into my desktop I will get the limited or no connectivity popup, and when I view the details of the error it says "network did not assign a network address to the computer," also when I try and repair the connection it says it had a problem with "REnewing your IP Address".

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A:Network Address/Internet Connectivity Problems

Welcome to TSF....

Have you checked the firewall to see if it is allowing the connection to pass both ways?

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Hello,

I've been having problems maintaining Internet connectivity on my two home computers. After several hours of being on the network I will loose my internet connection. Whenever this happens I'm still on the network and can access a website by using the sites IP address instead of internet address. The only way that I can re-establish a ?normal? Internet connection is by restarting which ever computer has lost internet access.

My main CPU is wired to the router and my 2nd CPU is using a wireless connection, Verizon FIOS ? Actiontec modem/router.

So far I?ve had Verizon verify that my Internet connection is working properly and updated all software/drivers on both computers. I also checked that the network card (or any other device) wasn't set to "allow the computer to turn off this device to save power".

What else can I do?

Thank you for your help!

Jess
 

A:Have network access but loosing Internet connectivity

JessyPR said:



After several hours of being on the network I will loose my internet connection.Click to expand...

Sounds as though your system is getting clogged up
You may need to run CCleaner to clean up all temp files.

If you still experience issues (after cleaning both computers)
You will need to reply back with all specs on your network including:
Router Make
O.S.
Computer specs
Connections H/W
Adsl ? Cable ?
 

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Searching the forums I find several similar situations to mine but nothing that works for me. Can someone possibly provide information on my query?

Recently I set up home networking. Two desktops, 3 notebooks. The Router is a Linksys WRT54G. I am having a problem with the main laptop (Compaq Presario R3460US). It originally worked fine wireless. However since I set up the network, it does not. When I turn it on I get a wireless connection indicator as follows:
Speed 11 Mbps / Status connected / Signal Strength excellent

When I click on Internet Explorer I get a message "no connection to the internet is currently available. To view internet content that has been saved on your computer, click work offline." What do I need to check/change? Also what is a WPA key? Where do I get one?

I'm giving some thought to simply doing a return to original factory installation/settings, or possibly a clean install of Windows XP Pro SP2. Would that be a solution to regain my wireless connectivity?

Thank you
 

A:Solved: Wireless network and no internet connectivity

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Alright guys, I have loss way to much hair over this situation. Two days ago my internet was working great, was connected through a wireless connection via my linksys router, and for some reason later that afternoon my desktop would not connect. I have 2 computers, a HP Desktop (problem computer), and my HP Laptop(no problem computer), my laptop connects fine to the internet via wi-fi and ethernet cable, and my desktop will not connect either one. I'm not sure what information I should provide to try and help with resolving the issues so I'll post everything I think is relevant. I've tried the winsockxpfix, system restore, ipconfig, disabling the firewall, and pretty much any other quick fix remedy with no success.

On my working computer after doing an ipconfig this is the information posted.
Connection Specific DNS Suffix: [email protected]
IP Address: 192.168.1.122
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1

On my broke computer:
Connection Specific DNS Suffix: (blank)
IP Address: 192.168.1.101
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1

When I plug the ethernet into my desktop I will get the limited or no connectivity popup, and when I view the details of the error it says "network did not assign a network address to the computer," also when I try and repair the connection it says it had a problem with "REnewing your IP Address".

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A:Network Address/Internet Connectivity Problems

For all testing, stick with a wired connection (not wireless). On the computer experiencing the issue, using the wired connection, try to ping the default gateway. This will let us know if the computer is able to communcate with the router.

Be certain that NO wireless connections are enabled (disable all wireless).

Let us know the results.
 

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I have a network of three computers linked with a (new) router (Netgear) which is connected to the internet.
2 are PCs (cable link to router) and one is a laptop (wireless link to router).

PCs are fine - have both internet access and can see each other
Laptop however - can get internet access, but can't see other computers..

I find it weird that laptop is connecting to internet - browsing away happily, but can't find the other machines (surely a more basic function ?)

Laptop = win2000
pc#1 = win2000
pc#2 = XPhome

(NB this happens on another laptop too)
 

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All, up until around a week ago worked fine, but suddenly, just one of them has suddenly experienced painfully slow internet!

The problem does not seem to be the internet speed, but more the time it takes to open a webpage. I could click a link and wait 5 minutes before anything happens, and then suddenly, it will work fine, unless I am watching a video, then the video will go at about dial up speed.

It's a wireless network, if that helps.

Thank you for your time.
 

A:Internet slow on 1 of the 2 computers of the network

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Came to pick some brains for help. Trying to help OP Rickman at Qwest.net forums. Told him I would post about problem over here

Because of connectivity problems he has just switched his old Actiontec GT701-WG for a new Actiontec GT701-WG.

His statement of problem,
The Vista desktop is connected through ethernet and the XP laptop is wireless. I am on my own wireless network and both computers can access the Internet but cannot share files or printer.

The Vista desktop will show the XP laptop in Network but clicking on it gets a "Cannot communicate message". On the XP laptop trying to see Workgroup computers gets a message "Network is not accessible. You might not have permissions.."

I cannot ping one machine from the other. I never tried to ping them when file sharing/printing worked before but I would expect that they could. I seem to remember some setting on the modem that I was told to change to make the networking happen the first time, but it was years ago. Thank you for you help.

What I have done so far.
Asked how he tried to ping. Suggested if he pinged only by name to try pinging by actual IP address of each computer.
Remember seeing a thread here about Hostname/IP Address resolution causing similar problem that was solved, but couldn't find it.

Thanks DLSayremn
 

A:Can connect to internet, but not computers on network

I suggest the person with the issue post directly. It's much easier to assist without a middleman, and if he can post there, he should be able to post here.
 

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I have a network of 4 computers connected to the same DSL, and yet, one computer has extremely slow internet speed. The connection speed reads 100 Mbps, like the others do, but it doesn't perform at that speed. So I need help to make this computer fast like the rest. Any ideas people?
 

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As the title suggests im connected to the internet fine and I have another second computer wired up to the router and I can access the files over the network fine, its been working fine now for about 8 months but just recently on the second computer I have noticed that the internet speeds have dropped right of to useless and it even constantly disconnects too.

The main computer does not disconnect and it does not slow down, working perfect in fact... so i cant get my head around it. The only updates/software that has been installed on the second computer are windows updates.

I've even purchased a new router/modem thinking that was the issue but alas it is not.

My wife also has a wireless laptop and that works just perfect too, so the problem seems to lie with the second computer and I dont know what to do to resolve it... been racking my head...

It will connect to the internet but its dam slow and majority of the time is useless, its a wired connection via ethernet straight into the router. (daughter is moaning at me now to fix it !!)

Any thoughts

Thanks

A:2 computers on same network, 1 with very slow internet

Have you tried a different cat5 cable?

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hi techguy members...

i just want to know How to network two computers that are connected to internet.
For ex: my pc and my friend's pc>>>>>>

thanks in advance...

 

A:How to network two computers that are connected to internet

are you talking about LAN (Local Area Connection) or connecting two computers over the internet
 

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I am trying to network 4 computers (2 running Windows 7 Pro and 2 running windows 7 home premium). Each computer needs to have a static IP (10.19.1.99, .98, .97, and .96) with subnet at 255.255.255.0. Default gateway is blank.

When the computers are all on and connected to my Linksys 5 port 10/100 Workgroup switch, all the networks show as Unidentified networks in the network and sharing center and all are public. I am unable to change this.

I am also unable to "see" the other computers in the network map.

I have searched multiple threads and done many things but I can't seem to figure it out.

I do not need internet, just to be able to see all the computers and use and move files between them.

A:Trying to network 4 computers with no internet using switch

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Maybe the info in this tutorial will help:
Unidentified Networks - Set as Private or Public

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Hello,

Our office has a LAN network with 10 computers and DSL through the network connection. Yesterday 3 of the 10 computers would not connect to the internet. But the other 7 connect normally. All of our computers use Windows XP 2002 SP2. The 3 that are not working have Norton Antivirus 2006 installed on them. Two of the three also have AVG Free Edition installed. All of our computers also have Spy Sweeper. All of the computers and antivirus programs are updated and scanned regularly.

I unplugged the LAN cord from the wall, then plugged it back in, then shut down the computer, waited a few minutes, started it again, and still no luck. I tried that several times.

On the admin's computer we also keep getting a blue screen of death. Not sure if this is related to the problem with the internet or not. Here's the error message:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any windows updates you may need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components... Read more

A:3 computers on network of 10 not connecting to internet

The solution for the computer that shows BLUE SCREEN has given the following remedial instruction, if you follow it your problem will be solved.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, immediately press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select safe mode.

Such message is mostly seen in the computers having INTEL BOARD. As a computer Technician, I have found such problem many times and I followed the instruction carefully and there the problem was solved.

For Problem Number #2:

If you are using Windows XP 2002 and your internet sharing is not working. Make sure of the following:

# your computer is connected in LAN properly. This means, you have to check whether your DSL is ON/OFF, the signals are given correctly or not.

# Your RJ (Network Jack) is connected properly or not.

# Find the configuration from Local Area Network Properties whether they are set properly or not on each computer.

# Or you can check your device is in the list of Device Manager or not.
Then finally in Control Panel, you will find Network Connection Wizard (or you can find it in ACCESSORIES too), open it and follow the steps as required by your PC. You have to follow it in all your 3 PCs.

Wish you good luck.
 

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Hi.
I used to be able to connect to the internet before with no problems. 2 wks ago, the Wireless connection started showing "LIMITED CONNECTIVITY", though, it can see all the wifi networks available in the area. Other computers and wifi enabled devices can all connect easily to the same network. I've tried the following solutions(from the forums) already:
-re-installing drivers, disabling-enabling network adapters
-made sure the passwords are correct
-disabling firewalls
-turning on-off (5mins) the router +PC
-removing and reloading the network
-scanned software/hardware for problems thru built in "vaio care"
(indicated that everything is running normally)

I also tried to run the Network Diagnostics but this error msg always appear= "The Diagnostics Policy Service is not running."- even if i run it as an administrator..

Checked the Local Services and found out that DHCP Client is not running- Tried starting it several times but it won't start and this error msg always appear "Windows could not start the DHCP CLient service on local Comp. Error 5: Access is denied."

I'd appreciate any help/assistance/idea from anyone. Been trying to sort this one out for 4 days now, and still found no solution. Thanks for taking time in reading this.

PC details: SonyVaio E-series, Intel i5, Windows 7 HomePremium (64-bit)

A:Limited connectivity, DHCP Client not starting

Welcome to SF,

Have tried a System Restore? Restore it to a point where you were able to wireless connect.
System Restore

Verify that all your Network Services are Started from Control Panel and its Dependencies.
Click on start and type services.msc press enter.
? COM+ Event System (for WZC issues)
? Computer Browser
? DHCP Client
? DNS Client
? Network Connections
? Network Location Awareness
? Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
? Server
? TCP/IP Netbios helper
? WLAN AutoConfig
? Workstation

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For the past few days, I've been trying to get internet activity on my PC but I just can't. I've upgraded from XP SP2 to XP SP3 for the obvious to get more critical updates, security and better service but ever since the upgrade I can't. Whenever I've gone back in time with system restore is the only time I've been able to get on the net but that is no longer a solution now thanks to me moving the restore up and not being able to go further back.

Long story short, the 2 computer icons on the lower right hand of my screen says limited or no connectivity. I've researched this problem and I found something interesting. I went into command prompt and typed in 'services.msc' and it brought me to a window named Services(Local). The directions told me to check on DHCP Client and to make sure that it said Automatic under Startup Type and that the Status was Started. Well when I went there the Status was blank even though my Startup Type was on Automatic. I then right clicked the spot and tried to Start which was the only action option available and I got this message: Could not start the DHCP Client service on Local Computer. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start. I then went down the list to TCP/IP Netbios Helper Properties and got the same message as above except it said TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service in place of DHCP Client service.

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A:Limited or No Connectivity? Could DHCP Client Not Starting Be The Cause?

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Hello Everyone,

I had an Internet source before where it had a modem with 4 internal switches, so me and my bro got connected to it directly. Now, i m established with a new Internet source and it has only one switche. Now, my system has the Internet but not my bro's. I was told to make a network between me and my bro's system and make my pc as a domain for Internet and networking.

I even have the small hub, but I wasnt successful trying that, cos the new setup has the internal settings and my bro's system does take that

Can anyone pls guide me on how to network with my bro's pc and get Internet in his pc through mine.
 

A:How should I make my PC as domain for network connectivity as well as internet sharin

So,isn't this thread a dup of this one ?

http://forums.techguy.org/networking/831389-how-connect-through-lan-make.html
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-50, x64 Family 15 Model 72 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3453 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon X1270, 192 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 137650 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0GU163
Antivirus: None

Hi,

I have the same problem on two similar laptops, a Dell inspiron 1521 (details above) and a Dell insprion 1525.

When trying to connect wirelessly, and after typing in the network security password, the network is shown as a public "Unidentified network" to which I have "Limited connectivity". And that's it. It doesn't change.

The problem existed before a re-install of windows vista and all drivers from the back-up CD's on both machines. I have searched and read many posts but not been able to fix the problem. I hope the following information might be of some help;

C:\Users\Tom>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1C-26-26-DA-C4
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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A:Unidentified network/Limited connectivity - Can't connect to internet

Make sure you have the latest wireless driver from Dell's web site.

Can you successfully connect by ethernet?

What firewall or security suite is, or ever was, on the system?
 

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Good evening from Aus.

I'm having some very serious problems with Windows 7 at the moment. I've been running it since about 30th November last year, and it has run flawlessly... until about 3 weeks ago.

To sum up the issue before i start getting into its history, on startup (every one now, without exception) I get the blue "busy" circle around my network icon in the toolbar. It stays like this for 15+ minutes, and will randomly either accept the network and internet connection, or stay on permenantly. The real issue (apart from not being able to access the internet/network) is that while doing this, i cannot access the network and sharing center, or any service to do with internet or networking.

When i try, i get the blue circle of doom next to my cursor for 5-10 seconds, like it is preparing to open whatever i tried, and... nothing. No window opens, nothing is running as far as i can tell from the task manager. It tries to open and just doesn't. It's a little different with the network and control center, as the window opens, but it is just blank-white.

A short list of things that this happens with include:

-Windows firewall
-Windows defender
-Network and control center
-internet options
-internet explorer
-steam
-windows live
-right click > troubleshoot problems on network icon in toolbar
-system restore (works 50% of the time)

Troubleshoot steps i have tried:

-Various network cables
-A different hub and plugging the cable directly into my comp
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A:Grave issue with internet/network connectivity on start

Looks like you have tried everything under the sun. If not, lets assume you have.

Do a system restore.

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Hi and thanks for looking. Ive noticed on a few computers now, that it takes quite a while for for these computers to make a network / internet connection....approx a 1 min after everything loads up including the AV. After everything loads up the computers have no HD activity...until a min later and it decides to make a connection. Most other computers here make a connection right away.
I have these computers showing the network icon when connected and not connected in the taskbar notification area ( by the clock) for personal prefference. Some of the affected computers are 2000 or xp pro. The 2000's have a PCI NIC, while the xp pros have an intergrated nic. So that rules out any ideas with that i think. Also with the affected OS difference it rules out the SP2 cnnection limit. And any firewall ideas are kinda thrown out the window too b/c 2000's are affected.
So far i have only made the NIC 100mbps Full duplex and that didnt help. I have tried to use the IE "automatically detect network settings" feature and that didnt seem to help.....should that really be enabled anyways in a DHCP workgroup enviroment? I'm not sure what else to try. And yes i have tried different drivers and that didnt help. Also note that some of the computers are nearly brand spanking new dells that came with sp2...1 with sp1 and installed SP2. The 2000's where recently clean installed. I also checked for virus's and spyware. And it wasnt my AV b/c i had the problem bf... Read more

A:Computers take a while to make an network / internet connection

Could be the detection rate on the switches. Are they manageable switches?Could be a spanning tree problem on the switch
 

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Hello i was wondering if you were sharing internet access with a router to say 4 computers. How could i block the internet to 1 or 2 of those computers? But without just pulling the cable on the back of the router?

Thanks
 

A:Block internet access to computers in the network.

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There are two computers on our network that "suddenly" stopped connecting to the internet according to the user. All the other computers are running just fine. Neither Google Chrome or IE can connect to any webpage. However, both computers can access anything else on the network and also randomly change from showing "internet access" to "no internet access" in the network center. Also, even though no webpages can be loaded, the computer is still apparently connected to the internet because they can be accessed remotely through Team Viewer from outside the network over the internet.
 
System Restore helped with nothing and I tried to install Ad-Aware to do a scan, but the installation fails because it cannot connect to the internet.
 
The machines are running Windows 7 Professional x64 bit.
 
It was the same user who was on both machines when they went down, and based on the browsing history, it looks like this could possibly be related to some sort of malware/spyware as opposed to coincidental hardware issues.
 
**Edit** - I did check the Ethernet cables with my laptop and have no issues connecting to the internet from the laptop.

A:Computers on Network Suddenly Cannot Connect to Internet?

I hope your company's security infrastructure's intact and strong, so that whatever is troubling these two computers [via downloads and/or internet installs] will not travel to other computers within the company.  Could the company-wide security systems also be "interrupting" this particular user's "interneting?"

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I have looked through many posts here on this topic, but haven't really found an answer for my situation...

My two desktop computers see each other and share files and printers with no problems at all through a DLink DI524 router.

My new laptop however, cannot see the other computers at all to share files with them. It surfs the net fine, but cannot access the desktop computers which are networked.

I have checked that all three computers are using the same workgroup: Codling Network.
I am able to ping both of the other desktop computers from my laptop.
Here is my ipconfig /all printout from my laptop:

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

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

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Eth
ernet NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0F-B0-A4-6E-70

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network
Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-13-CE-B1-B2-81
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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Hey, I have a home wireless network for two XP PC's and one XP laptop. One of the PC's and the laptop both have internet access through my comcast internet and linksys routers, but the other PC wont connect. Ive tried unplugging and re-plugging the routers, and re-booting. I can connect to the network (it says connected with very good signal) but I can't get on the internet.both of my other computers are on the same network but they can connect just fine. I dont know any computer language so please only use 'noob' terms. Thanks so much for the help, it is greatly appreciated!

-MXB-​
 

A:On my wireless network, all my computers have internet access except for one.

Well, I've experienced something similar, but to fix it you'll have to do some things that aren't too hard...

Try going on to you're router's web based configuration page and change the IP (I'm guessing that the default is 192.168.0.1) to 192.168.0.2

That might not work, and knowing me, I wouldn't bet on it, so, maybe you should try changing channels on your router to avoid any interference. Try changing it to 11, that helped me in other areas I can remember.

Have you gone on the PC and checked the wireless on there? It says its connected you say, so in the task bar should be a little icon meaning Wireless is detected (And hopefully connected)

Try right clicking that, and going to Status, then Properties. There should be a new window that comes up, with a list of things with check boxes. Scroll there, and find something called "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)". Once there, make sure that "Obtain IP Address Automatically" and "Obtain DNS Server Address Automatically" are checked.

I don't know what else to tell you if that doesn't work, other than upgrading firmware of your router, which is fairly easy.

Best of luck.
 

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I have connected my wireless network like this:

Cable modem-> computer-> wireless router -> 2 more computers.

I have the computer with internet connected into a lan port on the router and used the network wizard on Windows XP after giving my router and the other computers on the network static IP's since the internet connection wanted the IP my router was originally on.

After days I have gotten as far as seing the internet gateway connected on my other computers and my wireless network connected but i can't open internet explorer on these computers.

Im doing the network this way because i have no choice. The Ethernet on my cable modem is broken and the modem is out of warranty. Getting a replacement from my ISP is like pulling teeth and theoretically this should work....

Could someone please tell me something else that maybe I should check? (before going mad, that is)

Thanks
 

A:No internet on computers connected to Wireless network

What you are describing is windows Internet connection sharing. I've used it before and it is extremely difficult to get working and extremely unreliable. I had to keep resetting my modem about every hour or so to stop the whole setup from locking up.

You really would be far far better off getting your modem fixed and doing it the proper way.
 

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Hi there,

I'm really new here and need some help to fix this annoying issue. Here is the situation:

10 computers are connected to a network, I was installing AVG business edition on the first one, made sure access the networked storage, internet and email (outlook) were working, then duplicated the process of 5 other computers. After each successful setup I was running a whole computer scan just incase. By the time I was working on the 6th computer internet access to all the computers in the network was lost. What didnt make sense is that even the computers that didnt get the new AVG business addition lost connection. Yet when I plug any of the ethernet cables in the network to my personal laptop the internet works. I tried resetting TCP/IP and running winsockXPfix but nothing works, I also tried deactivating AVG, the firewall and even uninstalling AVG from 2 of the computers yet the internet is still lost on all the computers.

All the computers are running Windows XP SP3, Any help will be highly appreciated, thank you.
 

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Right simple set up..2 computers in the house, one currently with broadband, hence now!
I want both of them to be connected to broadband and I know that Ill obviously have to upgrade my service with my provider.
This will require a router, but one thing, will I need to network the computers. I dont want to do this at all, Id prefer having 2 completely separate pcs like it is now.
Thanks for any help!
 

A:To share an internet connection, do I have to network the computers?

You can either upgrade your connection e.g. get a separate connection from your ISP or network your computers. No need to do both.
 

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I have just added a new hp computer to my ethernet network which has xp computers and
Xbox connected. My IP put a new modem in (to add phone service) and now I only get online with the Vista machine. The other computers/Xbox neither see each other (or my hp) and vice versa nor are the xp/Xbox able to access the internet. IP (Optonline) checked and as long as one computer gets on line, they say it is not their modem. Router is a Netgear F116 (about four years old) and Netgear doesn't really seem to care.

All computers are on the same network (WORKGROUP); network set to private on all computers.

The Vista does not even see (and vice versa) the Xbox with media extender.

Have turned off firewalls (Windows, Norton, McAfee), set drives to share, etc. but still no luck.

Does Vista take over the network (it seems to like to take over everything else)?

Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Vista & XP computers - network - no Internet access for Xp

Unplug modem and router; shut down computers. Connect modem to router's WAN port; connect computer(s) to router LAN ports. Plug in modem, plug in router, boot computer(s).

If that doesn't get you working tell us the brand and model of your modem and for the PC with internet access and for one without ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /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 have two computers, both windows XP. A laptop and a desktop. Both of them connect wirelessly (the laptop with a card, and the desktop with a wireless G usb adapter) to my Linksys Wireless G Network Router. Recently, the internet on my desktop computer has had "Limited or no connectivity". When I try to start Firefox, it says server not reached. I connect to my "source", which I assume means my router, but I can not find the internet. My laptop and my home phone both get internet access through the same router and they work just fine. By the way, my ISP is Comcast. For about two years my desktop had internet access with the same adapter, but a few days ago it stopped working. I called Linksys and after a looooooooooooooonnnnnnnggggggggg time of trying to solve the problem, and a lot of repeating the same information to different technicians, they told me that I had to replace my adapter. I got a new adapter, the WUSB54GC plug in adapter, and installed it. The one computer icon on the bottom right of my desktop still has a yellow sign with an exclamation point next to it that says limited or no connectivity.

I have made sure that I had the correct security code, I changed all sorts of settings in the Properties of the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) in Wireless Connection Properties (including making it so that I typed in my own IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and Preferred and Alternate DNS servers, I visited 192.168.1.1 on my browser many times, an... Read more

A:Solved: I can't get on the internet on one of my two computers. Wireless Network.

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Problem networking - I am using a cable modem to a Cisco WRVS4400N router. A ASUS motherboard desktop hardwired to router and a wireless Thinkpad T40. I am using XP Pro. I have full internet access on both computers however I cannot see my network. On the laptop, I can see the laptop listed under my workgroup,though the desktop takes a long time for the workgroup to appear and I'll get a error message that reads the following. "The List Servers for this workgroup is not correctly available". I uninstalled Symantec End Point and reinstalled Avast and stopped firewalls, even at XP level. Ran Malwarebytes on both systems and ran End Point prior unstalling with no infestations showing. I get intermittent periods where I can see and tranfer files, with unstability then this disappears. However when I do see, I cannot see my D: on my desktop from my laptop. Appears to have a program or something playing peek-a-boo and hiding my network. Any thoughts - the following is a hyjack log for help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:22:47 PM, on 12/3/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
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A:Ping Ok _ internet access - but can't see network computers

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below I will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the ... Read more

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