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Q: problems connecting from home to work via internet

Hi,

I am trying to connect to my work network from my home computer via adsl internet at both ends.
I have set up a network place at work computer for 'incoming connections' and am accessing that from home. I can connect no problem and the connection appears at both ends. I can not however see or find any files even though the files I am looking for are shared and available to other computers on the work network. I go to network places on my home computer and select search. I enter the name of my work server but it always says nothing found. The username and password I use to access the VPN connection is the same one as other computers at work use to logon. My logon password at home however is different.

Any idea?

Thanks a lot.

Paul

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A: problems connecting from home to work via internet

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I just switched from Clear to CenturyLink DSL internet about a week ago (Westel Model 7500 modem/router) and ever since then my work laptop has been having trouble connecting to the internet, both wirelessly and through LAN.

Every other device in my home works absolutely fine, and my laptop is able to connect to other wireless networks no problem.

I am able to connect with my work laptop to my home internet occasionally (I am on it now), but after a few hours I always get kicked off again. I've figured out that if I remove my new network from my Preferred Networks list and reboot my computer, then reconnect to my network, I can get on for a few hours. But I always get kicked off again and I have to repeat this process.

When I get kicked off, my wireless icon indicates that I am connected to the network with excellent connectivity, but I have no internet and no browser pages open.

I contacted my company's tech support about this, and their solution was to send me a brand new computer. Great for me, since my old one was a dinosaur, but this new computer has the exact same issue as my old one.

I don't want to have to restart my computer every few hours just to get internet. Any ideas? I am completely baffled, but think that there must be some setting on my computer put in place by my company's IT department that does not mesh with this new internet.

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A:Trouble connecting work laptop to home internet

Hello!

Our DSL escalation team would be happy to take a lot into this. There may be something we can do to get it fixed for you. Send our team an email with the details and we'll get started!

[email protected]

Best regards,
-Doug

@Centurylinkhelp Team
 

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Have DSL and for brower-Use Internet Explorer- WinXp , Netgear router and Earthlink as my provider. It's getting where half the time I cannot connect to the internet, Page not found.

I go thru all the steps:

Reboot computer
unplug and replug DSL Modem
unplug rand replug router
use command line and entering ipconfig, ping ipconfig, etc
use command line to renew and release network

Half the time one of the above steps gets me in and sometimes not.

I called tech support and they say they cant help me be/c my router was not bought thru them. If I disconnect my network , they will be able to help me but then, my configurations would be changed and I replace one problem with another.

Any Ideas what could be happening? Any help is appreciated.
 

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I was able to work from home. I have office 03 and it works great on other computers including another at home unit. What steps do I need to check because nothing works for me. The only way I can get on to see my work is to do a remote connection. What do I do.
 

A:Connecting to work from home

Would need a lot more info.

Your "work" will probably be firewalled?
What are you trying to connect to, a server at work?
How are you trying to connect?
Has provision been made by the "work" IT people (VPN etc) for you to access any server?
 

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I have a guy at work whom his computer keeps bluescreening while at home trying to connect to our VPN. I for the life of me cannot figure out what it is. I have reinstalled network drivers, chipsets you name it and still having an issue. Tried to read the minidump file and this is what spits out. Any Ideas?

Microsoft ® Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.402 X86
Copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Mini081410-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: C:\windows\Symbols
Executable search path is:
Unable to load image ntoskrnl.exe, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
Windows XP Kernel Version 2600 (Service Pack 3) MP (4 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x8055d720
Debug session time: Sat Aug 14 13:14:23.109 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 4:34:32.465
Unable to load image ntoskrnl.exe, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
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Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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A:BSOD while connecting to work VPN while at home.

None that I can see.

Lsass errors with thie message seemed to occur frequently with Win 2000...but I don't see much for XP errors. Also seems to be related frequently to print function.

Have you checked Event Viewer for possible clues?

The obvious thing would be to uninstall the network drivers this person is using and reinstall them, IMO.

No one else at your worksite has this problem?

Louis

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My laptop at home runs on Vista, and my pc at work runs on XP. What is the best way of connecting these two remotely so that I can view my work files/emails from home and how do I proceed on doing this?
 

A:I need help connecting to my work pc from home laptop remotely

"how do I proceed on doing this?"

Ask your work's IT department.

"What is the best way of connecting these two remotely"

Ask your work's IT department.
 

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Due to corona virus my wife started working from our home office last week. She used our personal PC to connect to her work through Citrix with a few hiccups but eventually no problem. Our PC connects to internet via wifi due to distance from router.
This week she was unable to connect. Her IT department couldn't resolve it and said it can't connect because it is not cabled?????
So my wife had to go to work, collect her computer and bring it home. We now have our outdoor garden table in the living room as a makeshift office so she can plug her work computer into the router. Two kids and husband confined at home too!

Apart from buying a 10m network cable is there a fix to get connected via wifi?
 

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I have two Windows XP (Home Edition) computers at home. The two machines are networked by an ethernet cable. I am using a D-Link DI-604 router to share a cable modem connection. I have a Windows 98se computer system at work with a dial-up 56k modem. I would like to gain access to my home network from work. Can someone please advise me on the best route to take. I believe my IP address is a public address.
 

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I work at a place where we can bring our personal laptops and connect to the internet using a wireless connection. We use WEP and security type is shared. We have a password we have to enter.

I have a Lenovo Idea Pad Y530 laptop. Have connected for years to this router. Well, I went to a website to download the free version of World OF Warcraft and during the download I lost connection and had to reboot. I think that is how it went. Now I am unable to connect to the internet at work but I can still connect to my personal wireless network at home on the same laptop.

I have reformatted and still unable to connect. I am able to connect to the router but then a red X appears between the router and the internet. Everyone else is still able to connect with their laptops and I brought my old dell in and can connect with no problems.

I had been using AVG free. I even uninstalled that and turned off my firewall.

When I click on the X I get this report:

There may be a problem with your Domain Name Server (DNS) config.
On both laptops I ran the command ipconfig/all

Dell laptop that is currently connected to work wireless shows that there is info under the Tunnel adapter Local area connection 6. On the Lenovo this are is blank showing nothing. I think if u do an ipconfig/all you will understand better what I am saying

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration
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A:Laptop quit connecting to wireless router at work but home is fine

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I have an IBM Thinkpad 760E with a 36K modem. I need to be able to connect to AOL when I am away from home and my phone line. What do I need to do or purchase to be able to connect from my car? I have a slot (PCMCIA slot I think) on the side. Any help is appreciated.
 

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Hi,

I just bought a new computer and i set it up in one room and plugged it into my home network and it connected to the internet and worked fine, however when i moved it into the other room and connected it, it gave me the error that the network cable was unplugged...i tried a different cable and still no luck... can anybody help me?

Thanks!
 

A:Problems connecting to home network

Are you using wireless, or hard wired with an ethernet cord ?

Wireless can be very weak, from room to room (signal wise) This can be dependant on a number of issues:
Distance
Thickness of walls
Electromagnetic radiation (if other equipment is close by - including wires in walls)

If you are speaking ethernet cable, please check the cable by disconnecting and re-connecting it.

By the way, from going back to the original room, does it work again ?
 

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I Want to get a laptop and i want to be able to use the same internet connection that my desktop computer is running on, how would i be able to do that without any wires ??
 

A:Connecting my laptop to the internet at home

It might be nice for us to know ....

1) How your desktop computer connects to the Internet now.

2) If the laptop you plan to purchase has built-in wi-fi (wireless).
 

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Hi,

A few days ago I lost connection with the internet on my computer and I have been unable to fix the problem. My computer is connected via an ethernet cable which runs into a power plug (plugged into the wall beside my computer) which then connects to another power plug downstairs which is connected to my router. The wifi from my router is working fine on devices such as my phone, the issues im having is with the ethernet connection.

When trouble shooting a message appears saying "Local Area connection doesn't have a valid IP configuration". I have tried various 'fixes' which I have found online but none have worked. I attempted to try the 'ipconfig/release" and "ipconfig/renew" method on cmd, howver when trying this I got further errors saying "no operation can be performed on local area connection 2 while it has its media disconnected" and "unable to contact DHCP server. Request timed out".

I have managed to establish a wireless connection on my pc using a wireless adaptor and it is working fine, although I would prefer to fix the ethernet connection.

Is there any further advice anyone could give me?
Paul
 

A:Issues with Connecting to Internet on Home pc

One of things I have found that works some times, is to power down ALL systems connected to the wired network. Then power up each machine one at time. Wait long enough for each system to get connected to the network. Even check to make sure that each machine connects to the internet before starting up another machine.
 

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I just bought my Dell inspiron laptop windows 7 today when I first turned it on I set up my home wireless connection and it was working fine. I was streaming a movie on Netflix when my Internet connection was lost. I have not been able to get Internet since then. It says I'm connected to my home wifi but that I have no Internet connection and the web browser will not load. I have a toshiba laptop windows xp an iPod an xbox360 and they all connect perfectly to the wifi. It was working fine then it just disconnected I have not gotten any Internet connection for hours and I please want to know what I can do to solve this problem. Many others seem to have a similar problem. I would be so thankful for a solution, thanks!!

A:Home Wireless Internet not connecting

Morning,
Sorry to hear about your issues, I've had some odd issues with my version of Home Premium. If I have ever lost connection to the internet I normally rebooted by Router then it came back and worked however I assume you would already have done this as that would be the first thing most people do to resolve it. If you try resetting the IP address given to your machine this may solve the issue and to do this do the following:

Click Start
Type CMD and right click "Run as Administrator"
When the prompt comes up click ok
When the CMD box comes up type the following in "ipconfig /release" (Without quotes) Your network connection will drop this is normal.
Type "ipconfig /renew" (again without quotes)

Now what happens is the Router is giving your network adapter a different IP address and it should then connect to the Internet again.

If this doesn't work re-post here and get me the name of your Wireless Network Adapter (Found under Hardware Device Manager - Click my Computer and select Manage and select OK as UAC prompts you to validate yourself. Then Click Device Manager. Your Wireless Card will be listed under Network Adapters). Sometimes what can happen is that incorrect drivers can cause weird (and sometimes wonderful) Issues and updating the drivers with the vendors drivers fixes it.

Regards,
James

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Hi,
Here is the problem I'm having:

I'm on the laptop using college WiFi. I need to use an application that connects to the internet (SAP NETWeaver). I cannot login to application. The error message I get means I need ports 3297, 3299 and 3206 to be opened in order to connect, which the college WiFi does not allow. It works fine on my home desktop's internet connection.

Is it possible to connect from my college WiFi - then connect securely (or insecurely, I'm desperate) to my home networks internet connection -and from there connect to SAP and log on successfully?


I don't know if what I'm asking is impossible, wrong or really straightforward so any response is helpful.

A:Connecting to home internet from college Wi-Fi

Well; if your college is blocking access to those ports; then chances are you wont be able to access that application thats on your home connection because they are blocking it most likely due to the obvious security issues, etc. Realistically i dont think it will be possible to do this unless someone else knows something that i dont.

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I have several laptops connected to my wireless home compter network that is working just fine. I have another laptop that I am having a hard time trying to connect. The laptop was previously connected to the network, now it won't connect. It keeps giving me an error about the WZC. I have tried making sure the Wireless Zero Configuration was started but it won't stay started. I don't know what to do. Any suggestions?
 

A:Problems connecting to home wireless network

I had a similar problem with an laptop running Win XP. I did a Google search of the error and it gave me a Microsoft Article about keeping WZC enabled.
 

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I have a Dell XPS M1530 laptop, running Vista, and I'm trying to connect it to my home theater receiver by HDMI. I've done this before, and watched streaming video on my home theater with no problems. But the last two times I've tried, I can't get a picture on the HDTV.

Vista detects the new monitor and says it's "connected." It prompts me to choose the display format, and I tell it to mirror the desktop on the external monitor. But the tv stays black, and my home theater receiver says that it has "No Signal" on the HDMI input I'm using.

I've tried connecting the laptop directly to the tv with the same results, so this doesn't appear to be a receiver issue. And I've tried different HDMI cables, so it's not a bad cable issue.

I've re-started the laptop a few times while connected to the receiver, but keep getting the same results.

Any thoughts on how to proceed? I can't figure out how the laptop can detect the external monitor when the receiver says that there's "No Signal."

Thanks for any advice.

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I am a military academy student home for spring break. I have 10 hours of Rosetta Stone to do for homework but I can't access my school's network. I had no problems doing this before, and I think that our recent "upgrade" to Vista is the problem.

to log-on to the network i usually use Cisco VPN client. However, part of the new Vista switch requires that we use our CAC-card to login to everything. We were sent a file with instructions to configure the new network that says to go to Connection Entries-->Modify-->Certificate Authentication-->LASTNAME.FIRSTNAME.YOURKEY and I did that but it still does not work.

In the log it says:

Cisco Systems VPN Client Version 5.0.03.0560
Copyright (C) 1998-2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Client Type(s): Windows, WinNT
Running on: 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Config file directory: C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\

1 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 CERT/0xE3600001
Failed to sign hash: B_EncryptInit() failed

2 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 IKE/0xE300009B
Failed to generate signature: Signature generation failed (SigUtil:97)

3 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 IKE/0xE300009B
Failed to build Signature payload (MsgHandlerMM:489)

4 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 IKE/0xE300009B
Failed to build MM msg5 (NavigatorMM:312)

5 23:47:57.880 03/17/10 Sev=Warning/2 IKE/0xE30000A7
Unexpected SW error occurred while processing Identity Protection (Main Mode) negotiatorNavigator:2238)

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A:Problems with connecting to a school network at home

There's a problem with your certificate. The log is indicating the Phase 1 authentication which requires either a pre-shared key or a cert is not establishing. The log further indicates your setup is requiring a certificate to establish IKE Phase 1.
 

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I am trying to help my brother connect a new laptop (Vista Home) to his new BT Home Hub. We installed the home hub to his desk top computer (windows XP) via ethernet cable and this works fine. We then tried to connect his laptop (Vista) wirelessly but could not make the connection. Windows reports that the laptop is "acquiring network address" for at least a minute and then reports "limited connectivity" and I am unable to connect to the web. Any suggestions?
 

A:Problems connecting Laptop wirelessly to BT Home Hub

Turn off the wireless encryption and try to connect wirelessly again
that would be my first choice

download and run this software
Free software to check signal strength of wireless is netstumbler 0.4.0 available for download from http://www.stumbler.net/

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Network-Monitoring/NetStumbler.shtml

http://www.netstumbler.com/downloads/

http://www.techspot.com/downloads/303-netstumbler.html

it will tell you the wireless signal in the area, and details about the signals channel, encryption - check the laptop wireless is working OK
 

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My XP laptop suddenly stopped being able to connect to the internet at a friend's house, either wirelessly or plugged directly into the cable modem. Before that it connected wirelessy just fine for several days.

Nor can it find any wireless networks at all though there are a few nearby (neighbors' apartments etc - which I wouldn't be able to log into, not having the passwords, but still they should show up in list of available networks).

But it still connects just fine at my own house, both wireless or plugged in directly. And, as usual, I see a list of several available wireless networks.

At the friend's house, I tried restarting the computer, unplugging and restarting the router, including waiting 24 hours.

No changes of any kind were made to the computer (such as network connection settings, installing hardware, clicking on suspicious websites or emails etc.)

This is especially perplexing for many reasons:

1) How could I get online just fine at the friend's house, then suddenly not be able to?

2) If it was a glitch between my computer and her ISP, then why doesn't my computer show any available wireless networks at all?

3) How can such a problem only happen at her house but not mine?

Thanks much.. this one has me stumped
 

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hello guys, im new to the forums, nice to meet you all. but ive came across this problem that i dont know how to fix. before all this happen, my internet connection through another network starts up when i start up my laptop, but ever since i uninstalled a program my connection to the network disapeared. i tried doing "setup a home or small office network" to try and fix it like i usually do, but no icon appears in my tray or in my network connections. i tried asking my brother to help me fix it, he tried doing stuff on his computer, the one i connect from, but he says he doesnt know whats the problem. i need your help please
 

A:having trouble connecting to internet through another computer at home

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I have in my possesion a friend's Dell Dimension 4700 desktop. It appears to function fine, except that there is no internet access. It has Windows Vista Home Premium with SP 2, McAfee AntiVirus Plus Version 11, Build 11.0.586; VirusScan version 15.0, Build 15.0.291; Firewall Version 12.0, Build 12.0.344. It has been without internet capability for several weeks, so once I got a hold of it I did the following: I tried connecting it via a known working cat 5 to a router. I can ping and tracert via command window, I can see the IP setup, but no internet with either IE 9 or Google Chrome.Reset the Winsock and IPconfigDownloaded and transferred via USB drive the latest definitions for McAfee, ran a full scan with nothing found.Installed Malwarebytes with updated reference file, ran a full scan with nothing found.Internet connection status shows traffic sent and received, but no browser can launch. IPv4 WINS server, IPv6 Default Gateway, and IPv6 DNS Server are all blank. The trouble apparently started with the last batch of Windows updates, then the computer was turned off. Once it was turned back on, no more internet. It's interesting to note that over the past month, any update for "Definition Update for Microsoft Security Essentials - KB2310138" has failed. I have not done a system cleanup or defrag yet. I am looking for advice on the next step of troubleshooting. The next step from my point of view is either get a Priest for an exorcism, possibly... Read more

A:Vista Home Premium not connecting to internet

Welcome aboard Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish. * If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version. * Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan. * When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results. * Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. * When completed, a log will open in Notepad. * Post the log back here.Be sure to restart th... Read more

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I am doing this for my boyfriend who can't get online to give you his hijack this log.. but there are 4 particular strings that he has questions about.. becuase he can only stay connected to the internet about 15 or 20 seconds and when he is online he cannot do anything internet-wise.

Here are the 4 strings:

R3-URLSearchHook: (noname)-{5D60FF48-95BE-4956-B4C6-6BB168A70310}_-(nofile)

O2-BHO: (noname)-{0000607D-D204-42C7-8E46-216055BF9918}-(nofile)

O4-HKLM\..\Run: [URLLSTCK.exe] c:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\UrlLstCk.exe

O4-HKLM\..\Run: [MsmqIntCert] regsvr32/s mqrt.dll

please help me, he is driving me crazy. thanks.
 

A:internet not connecting.. doesn't work..

Would you be able to get the entire log from him?

These 2 can be fixed:
R3-URLSearchHook: (noname)-{5D60FF48-95BE-4956-B4C6-6BB168A70310}_-(nofile)
O2-BHO: (noname)-{0000607D-D204-42C7-8E46-216055BF9918}-(nofile)

This is a legitimate item:

Name URLLSTCK.exe
Command UrlLstCk.exe
Description Part of Norton Internet Security. From Symantec - "UrlLstCk.exe is a necessary file that will be present in C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security. It is a URL Checklist. It should not be disabled.

This I am unsure of but this is the info about it:

Name MsmqIntCert
Command regsvr32 /s mqrt.dll
Description Microsoft Message Queue Server - Internal Certificate

Seeing the whole log would be best.
 

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I had a previous thread about Firefox not installing. Along with that problem I mentioned IE9 is not connecting to the internet or the search function is not working.
When I open IE 9 the MSN web page is there. If I enter anything in the bing search box I get a page that says, "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage." I did the diagnose connection problems and nothing came up.
Can I uninstall 9 and go back to 8?

A:IE 9 browser does not work connecting to internet

Good news, I uninstalled IE 9 and went back to 8. Works o.k, search connecting to internet using dogpile but Bing is not working. IE 8 works. IE9 does not work for me.

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I have a Toshiba Satellite A205 S5000 laptop. Started having problems last April. All of a sudden wouldn't connect to the internet. Bought a new router (Netgear), and since, have found that the old one (Linksys) still works fine. Every other device in the house (laptops, iPods, wireless desktop, e-readers) can connect to my home network/internet without problem. This laptop says it's connected, but I cannot get on the internet, not with Internet Explorer, aol or Firefox. In Device Manager, under Network Adapters, one item had a yellow triangle with an exclamation point in it next to "Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2. When I double click it says "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device (Code 31)." Then I went to Windows Updates, and found a bazillion updates that failed...I think because when I couldn't get the internet on the laptop I just stopped using it for several months, and it was never powered up or turned on to get the updates. I tried to download the updates, it went throught the process, said 19 updates done, but then it said 19 failed. As far as the Linksys mentioned above, I have since given it to a friend who just got high-speed internet, took the laptop to her house, and after she typed in her network password, MY laptop connected right away. So, I know it wasn't the router to begin with, and I know that the laptop wireless IS still working. Can you help me with this, PLEA... Read more

A:Solved: Problems connecting to home wireless network

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Hey everyone out there...I am having some real problems with my wireless network. I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop. Recently, I got a virus that I couldn't ever completely get rid of. As my (very dumb) solution, i reinstalled windows. So, I have spent the last week finding the drivers for all of my hardware, and it is almost back to where I want it. I do have a few questions, however.

My main problem is that I can't connect to the wireless network at my house. It is a secure wireless network, and I was always able to connect to it before. Now, I type in the network key, and in the "Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility" it never gets past "authenticating". I find this strange, because I am able to connect to my neighbor's wireless network, that is unsecured. I have a Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card. Because I can connect to the neighbor's wireless, I am guessing it's not a problem with the drivers? And other computers in my house can connect to the network in my house, so there isn't a problem with the drivers for those?

Other things that are abnormal, and I think could be causing problems, are that under the "Device Manager" and "Other devices" there is a yellow question mark by "Base System Device". Also under "Device Manager -> Other Devices" is "SM Bus Controller", which has a yellow question mark by it. Finally when I got to "Local Area Connection -> Properties... Read more

A:Solved: Problems connecting to my home wireless network

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Finally fixed a big-time memory issue, but ever since have had difficulty getting a stable internet connection. The system will show the network but rarely connects to it. (Though router is downstairs and through some walls, distance is probably not the cause--same computer/same location used to connect and a laptop sitting right next to it in the same room always connects with 4 or 5 bars.)

Connecting to a D-Link 802.11G router wirelessly.

Attaching IPCONFIG info below.

Thanks in advance for your help!

A:Ongoing problem with connecting to home network/internet

Have you changed the driver for your wireless card? If not perhaps Windows update saw fit to update it for you, and now you have one that is different from when it was working.

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Hello Everyone

I have an XP SP2 (fully patched) laptop that I use at home and at work. When at work it is connected to the LAN via 100 MEG ethernet. When at home I connect it via an NTL 1MB broadband internet connection.

When I use my computer at home and unlike at work, all applications (launched either from the quick launch or from desktop or from the Start menu) take up to 2 minutes to open. After this initial delay everything returns to normal.

I'm not sure what is causing this or what the computer is doing when it occurs. Checking Task Manager gives no clues, no excessive memory or processor use and most of the time while they are opening is spent on System Idle Process.
These problems disappear when I disconnect my computer from the internet. It has got to the stage that if I want to open a new application it is quicker to remove the cable, let the application open at normal speed and then reconnect and negotiate a new DHCP address which sometime takes ages to be completed!

I check my system every day for any spyware or virus using ad-aware, spybot, I also run norton anti-virus 2005 everyday. All the above tools report my system is free from spyware and virus. I also check my internet security using norton's online security check. It reports my system is secure.

I have just removed the NTL netguard, but with no improvement

Any help please
Many thanks
 

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I am having all sorts of problems with the set up and performance of two Airport Extremes at a client house. One Airport Express (AE) is connected in the basement directly to a cablevision modem. The second airport extreme is connected in the Office to an ethernet Jack in the wall. On two different occasions I have felt like they were set up correctly, but somehow the wireless is still intermittent. Sometimes I cannot connect to the wireless and other times the network just goes down. I am creating a network with the AE Basement and designating a SSID and no encryption. I am duplicating this for the 5GHZ Band as well. THen I am setting the AE- Office using a bridge connection and the same SSID and no encryption like the AE-Basement.. I have read alot about how to do this set up, but either I am not doing something right or the AE Devices are faulty. I would greatly appreciate any help or tips on how to get this set up to work. Thanks
 

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I'm having issues connecting to the Internet directly after installing a fresh copy of win xp home edition. I need help installing drivers. My brother has already given me a disk with a copy of the correct drivers, I just don't know how to install them.

A:Having issues connecting to the Internet after installing fresh copy of win xp home e

I'm having this same issue, but with XP Pro. Have you tried just running the programs directly from the cd in the computer?

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I have a laptop that I take to work, and would like to set things up to use my home internet connection from elsewhere. I don't have another computer to function as a server for me at home, so would like to do it so that my router alone provides this access (log into it from the internet anywhere and use my internet as if I am using it from home).

How would I go about doing this? Would it require installing new firmware, or how can I tell my router that I would like to access it like this?

I have a router with remote access capabilities as well as a bridging mode (and I have another older router).

Many thanks!
 

A:Using two home routers to access secure internet from work/internet cafes

You need a router which supports being a VPN end point and then has support for hairpinning.
 

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I have a wifi network at home using Netgear N600 routers. I have PCs, laptops, iPAD, & iPhone connected and work fine. But everytime I turn on HP B209 wireless printer, anything connect to wifi won't be able to connect to internet. The PCs working fine in the mean time b/c they are ethernet connected. To resolve the issue, I have to turn off the B209 and reset the N600. Does anyone have any idea what's the issue?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3583 Mb
Graphics Card: Matrox Millennium G550 Low-profile PCI, 32 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76316 MB, Free - 51776 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 0A54h
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:Home WIFI won't connect to Internet after connecting HP B209 wirless printer

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Well I have been trying to figure out what to do for awhile now today, when I booted up this morning and found I could not log onto the internet. I was given this info after trying an ipconfig release/renew:

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

C:\Documents and Settings\Russ Prater>ipconfig/release

Windows IP Configuration
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

C:\Documents and Settings\Russ Prater>ipconfig/renew

Windows IP Configuration

An error occurred while renewing interface Local Area Connection : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.

C:\Documents and Settings\Russ Prater>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-12-3F-75-37-3A
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.x.x
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.x.x
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

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A:Problems connecting to the internet

Well, if this is XP-SP2, you are probably using the wrong repair process to start.

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

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

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

Reboot the machine.

Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Make and model of the broadband modem.
Make and model of the router.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Make/model of network card or wireless adapter.
Make/model of your computer (motherboard if home-built).
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP-Home (or XP-Pro), SP2, Vista, etc.
 

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I'm trying to help out a friend who is trying to hook his laptop up to the LAN at a friend's house in which he is to be staying for quite some time. Said laptop has been successfully hooked up through dial-up and wireless before, but is having difficulties when hooked up through the cable connection (first time he's ever tried such). The connection is detected, and when trying to do anything internet-related packets seem to be sent out, but aren't recieved. Having only a very basic knowledge myself of such things, can anyone help out with this?
 

A:Problems connecting to internet...

Are you connecting the laptop to a router or directly to the modem? Did you try cycling the power on the modem? Confirm the network settings (DHCP or Static).
 

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Some of my programs connect to the internet no problem, but some say there is no connection and I have no idea why. IE, windows media, RegCure, and others have no problem connecting, but firefox, SpySweeper, F-Secure, e.t.c can't, leading to inability to register and update in the later two cases mentioned. I've tried permitting them in my firewall, reinstalling them and turning my firewall off, but nothing works. Someone told me a lot of internet tv doesn't work because of the refresh rate of the university network, and I wondered if this might make a difference, but other people have firefox and experience no connection problems. Any ideas?
 

A:Problems connecting to the internet

Have a look in 'hosts' file to see if anything's got barred.
 

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Ok I am having problems connecting to the internet outside of safe mode.  It started after I uninstalled a vpn I was using and when I restarted the computer I could not connect to the internet.  I assumed it was a driver problem but, Than I decided to boot in to safe mode to see if that would let me connect to the internet and it does.  so no driver problem I am assuming  it is a virus since I have had a similar problem in the past but, not the exact same problem.   the pc is running windows xp service pack 3. 
 
Thanks for the help

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Download following tools in Safe Mode with Networking but run them from NORMAL mode.  Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to insta... Read more

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Hi please can someone give me some advice , i have a laptop, wireless, run by a modem in the hall, usually when i turn pc on the routers lights run in sequence then but now when i turn pc on i only have 1 light flashing. The pc is finding th wireless connection but when i try and load a page its giving me an error which gives me a list of items to try troubleshoot, when i try to repair the problem everthing is ticked except DNS and Keyport how do i fix this problem, many thanks Sue
 

A:Problems connecting to internet

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

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Hello!

I am trying to fix a friends computer that is having problems. He clicked on a link that was sent to him on Facebook saying it was a YouTube video. It wasn't!

I have done scans with Malwarebytes and Super AntiSpyware. Both scans came up with infections and after fixing the infections they both say the system is clean, but the system cannot connect to the internet through IE or get AVG updates (AVG says the update file is missing). I ran Rootkit Buster and it found no problems. I have also run Winsockxpfix and have had no luck.

Here is the log file from Hijack This:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 8:43:22 PM, on 3/21/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16981)
Boot mode: Normal
{EDIT: Removed HJT log~~boopme}

A:problems connecting to internet

Hi, I removed the HJT log as we post them in a different forum. If needed I'lll instruct you..Let's see if one of these 2 steps will fix it.For the connection....Try this--open control, internet options, connections tab, lan settings, uncheck the box next to "use proxy...." ORGo to Start ... Run and type in cmdA dos Window will appear.Type in the dos window: netsh winsock resetClick on the enter key.Reboot your system to complete the process.

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For the past month or so, I am having problems connecting to the Internet. I called Time-Warner and the lady I spoke to looked at a few things and then scheduled a visit from a tech. He almost immediately knew it wasn't from their end, but he checked things out and proved what he thought was true. There are times when the computer does exactly what would be expected, but other times, it just sits there spinning its wheels and going nowhere. It's a 64 bit system using Mozzila Firefox and having Yahoo as a home page. Using other browsers and going to other sites does not help. I have an old XP machine and two iPads and they do not have a problem. In addition, I can be doing something when I do get a connection and then it will go off in never never land so that I'm stuck waiting. If I try to go to Task Manager to see what's going on, it takes forever for that to respond also. It's like there is something running in the background and pulling the system down, but when Task Manager does come up, there isn't anything unusual showing up. Using the troubleshooting tools Windows 7 offers doesn't help. FWIW, I have McAfee and use Spyware Blaster, SpyBot Search and Destroy and Malware Bytes. I would really hate to take my machine somewhere and have them clean the hard drive and start from scratch, but don't know what to do to attack this problem.
The one thing the cable guy saw was that my ip address is hex instead of digital. Would this be something McAfee did or a possible problem?

A:Problems Connecting to the Internet

Press WIN + X to open Start context menu.
Select Command Prompt (Admin)​.

Paste the following into the Command Prompt window, exactly as shown, including double quotes:

cmd /c "ipconfig /all > postme.txt & ping yahoo.com >> postme.txt & reg query "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" | find /i "proxy" >> postme.txt & notepad postme.txt & del postme.txt"

and press ENTER.

A file will open in Notepad. Please copy and paste the contents here. Close the Notepad window and the file will be deleted and the Command Prompt window will also close. Post results in a reply here.

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I have a computer with Windows ME and a dial-up internet connection. Whenever I try to dial out I hear the modem dialing out and then my computer freezes. I never reach the server at all and I am forced to reboot my system. I have tried multiple modems in my computer and the same thing happens everytime. I have also tried different access numbers with the same result. Any ideas???
 

A:Problems Connecting to Internet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Closing duplicate post, continue here: http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=281442
 

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Hi

I'm trying to get to grips with Windows 8 and I have installed Windows 8 64bit Preview on my spare machine on a separate partition from the Windows 7 64bit that is currently on this machine.
The Windows 7 64bit works perfectly, but when I boot to the Windows 8 64bit system I am unable to get access to the Internet or the HOMEGROUP on my main machine. The Windows 8 64bit system is "seeing" my connection but when I enter the Network Security Key (which works on the Windows 7 64bit system) I repeatedly get "The Network Security Key is not correct. Please try again"
I have updated the BIOS to the latest available from DELL (June 2011) and I have tried to upgrade an existing Windows 7 installation, but that doesn't work as you only seem to be able to install from a DVD boot. The router is a D-Link 615 and the driver appears to be April 2012 and was found by the Windows 8 installation disk.

P.S. Virgin Cable connection on the main machine

Can anyone help?

Thanks in advance

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7400 @ 2.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4094 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3450 (Engineering Sample - WDDM v1.1), 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 199996 MB, Free - 159122 MB; D: Total - 276940 MB, Free - 231134 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0P301D
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
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A:Problems connecting to the internet

What encryption are you using?

Disable encryption on the router and try to connect that way. If successful then try with WPA-PSK encryption.
 

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Hello to all,
I recently posted a problem relating to my pci-e wireless network card not being detectable at all by windows 7, while when i go back to vista, it works fine. This means I can't get internet for Windows 7, leaving it useless in many ways. Now I tried every single driver that's listed on HP's website (Select software and drivers*), and whenever I try to install any of these drivers, it always comes saying that my system does not meet minimum requirements. My system is great, (I'll post stats below), so I know it has to do something with the drivers not being capable with windows 7. I tried running all of them in capability mode (Vista, XP, so on), with no luck.

Does any one have any suggestions on how to get this Network Card: (Ralink Technology Corp Ralink Technology Corp pci-e network card) to work with windows seven? Maybe Im not using the right driver^^look at website above, so if Im not can someone lead me in the right direction?

Overview: My computer's running windows vista and windows 7(on another partition), does not pick up my pci-e network card while running windows 7. I tried the drivers from the website listed above that has all of the latest drivers for my system on windows 7 itself, with each one saying my system is not commpatible (9998) <<that must be error code. Tryed running them in capability mode, didn't work. They all worked on vista.
p.s. i tried driver wizard with no luck.

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A:Problems connecting to internet in W7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by eurosport360


Hello to all,
I recently posted a problem relating to my pci-e wireless network card not being detectable at all by windows 7, while when i go back to vista, it works fine. This means I can't get internet for Windows 7, leaving it useless in many ways. Now I tried every single driver that's listed on HP's website (Select software and drivers*), and whenever I try to install any of these drivers, it always comes saying that my system does not meet minimum requirements. My system is great, (I'll post stats below), so I know it has to do something with the drivers not being capable with windows 7. I tried running all of them in capability mode (Vista, XP, so on), with no luck.

Does any one have any suggestions on how to get this Network Card: (Ralink Technology Corp Ralink Technology Corp pci-e network card) to work with windows seven? Maybe Im not using the right driver^^look at website above, so if Im not can someone lead me in the right direction?

Overview: My computer's running windows vista and windows 7(on another partition), does not pick up my pci-e network card while running windows 7. I tried the drivers from the website listed above that has all of the latest drivers for my system on windows 7 itself, with each one saying my system is not commpatible (9998) <<that must be error code. Tryed running them in capability mode, didn't work. They all worked on vista.
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Last night I turned on my computer and it seemed to connect to my wireless connection just fine, but when I try to use the internet it gives me an error saying it couldn't find my network connection. I tried updating some of my programs, and they all tell me that it can't find a wireless or network connection either, although my wireless tells me differently. Any clues as to what is going on or how a 'simple-minded' female can fix this? Any help you can give me would be GREATLY appreciated.
 

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Hi

I am currently connected to the internet through a wireless connection. I can access the internet in programs such as Firefox, AIM, and Skype. However, I cannot access the internet through

-Internet Explorer (8.0) - "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage"
-I've tried reinstalling IE and running the diagnostics (Windows did not find any problems with this computer's network connection"

-the iTunes store (8.1.1.10) - "iTunes could not connect to the iTunes store. The network connection timed out. Make sure your network settings are correct and your network connection is active, then try again"
-I've tried reinstalling iTunes and still doesn't work

-ooVoo (2.0.0.96) - "Failed to sign in"
-I've reinstalled ooVoo and the problem still persists

I'm using Windows Firewall and made sure that these programs were not blocked by the firewall.
I'm using Symantec Antivirus with up to date definitions. No viruses were found when I scanned my computer.

If more information is required, let me know. Thanks for your help in advance.

A:Problems Connecting to the Internet

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Originally Posted by Hucast2


Hi

I'm using Symantec Antivirus with up to date definitions. No viruses were found when I scanned my computer.




If Symantec Antivirus has it's own firewall, are the programs you mentioned unblocked/allowed in that?

Also try rightclicking the program's icon and selecting 'Run as administrator', see if that helps?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/microsoft-support/windows-vista-support/374476-rundll32-exe-problem.html

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Hi everyone
For the past month we have had problems connecting to the internet via our wireless connection. It was fine, no problem at all , but now when we start up the computer it will not connect. It will only connect when we restart it and then there is no problem. This happens every time. Any thoughts what this could be? I have done a virus scan and it came up clear - we have AVG anti virus and firewall. Thanks a lot
 

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I am running a Windows XP system and having major problems with my internet connection (dial-up). I can connect to the internet but when I open up Internet Explorer it always comes up as Page cannot be displayed. My e-mail does not work either..I can ping IP addresses but not the actual names....DNS is pointing at the right servers....any ideas?
 

A:Problems connecting to Internet!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Either run this

http://www.spychecker.com/program/winsockxpfix.html

or use this fix

Run Regedit
Delete the following two registry keys:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock2
Restart the computer
Go to Network Connections
Right click and select Properties
Click on the Install button
Select Protocol
Click on the Add button
Click on the Have Disk button
Browse to the \Windows\inf directory
Click on the Open button
Click on the OK button
Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Click on the OK button
Reboot
 

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