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Solved: Ethernet card - No DHCP, unidentified network

Q: Solved: Ethernet card - No DHCP, unidentified network

Having trouble with my Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) wired LAN connection. Yesterday evening everything was fine, I was connected and doing some remote work into the office - I was playing with OpenVPN connections. I left the machine for a few hours logged on, came back and now the NIC appears dead.

I have restored windows to the point just before i installed Open VPN.

I get "Unidentified network" and "no internet connection" for my LAN connection in Network Centre. There's no gateway or ip assigned looking at ipconfig /all, just the self assigned 169.* ip

The ethernet cable is connected directly into my cable modem (note, not a router).

I have googled a lot and have tried (not necessarily in this order):

1. Ensured its not the WAN/RJ-45 cable - have connected successfully with an older laptop's LAN NIC. When switching machines i turn off both the machine and the modem for 30 secs, and typically tun network troubleshooter to reset the LAN.
2. Tested the internal NIC by pinging 127.0.0.1, loopback successful.
3. Uninstalled the LAN NIC and reinstalled it.
4. Removed all clients & protocols from the NIC's properties bar IPv4 and Microsoft Client for windows i.e. specifically removed IPv6.
5. Reset TCP/IP using netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt.
6. Have removed the wireless adapter. The only network connection is the internal NIC.

All forums I've scoured suggest one or more of these things, so I'm exhasuted of ideas.

There's a new wireless router in the post. That's not the point for me though since this is a brand new machine, it should be working and I want it working. Even though 2. above was successful, seems to me to be a prob with the card.

Any pearls of wisdom out there would surely be appreciated.

Thanks!

p.s. many errors in event viewer stating

"Your computer was not assigned an address from the network (by the DHCP Server) for the Network Card with network address 0x88AE1D72F6F2. The following error occurred: 0x79. Your computer will continue to try and obtain an address on its own from the network address (DHCP) server."

ipconfig /all result:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : AGILE-LAPTOP-01
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Con
troller (NDIS 6.20)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 88-AE-1D-72-F6-F2
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.74.163(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{FB731CBB-3B9E-491D-BAAB-4DA756998F51}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter 6TO4 Adapter:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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A: Solved: Ethernet card - No DHCP, unidentified network

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At title states. I'm baffled

Unable to create a connection with the windows 7/64 machine. I've tried both dhcp and static with no resolve. Disabled/Enabled the adapter. Restarted the machine a few times. Uninstalled/Reinstalled/Updated/deleted the nic drivers and also let windows install its drivers. Used alternate eth cables / ports on hub.... other machines and mac work fine.

Network adapter states "This device is working properly"... local area connection status states:
ipv4 connectivity: no network access
media state: enabled

ran diagnose under the nic context menu and "troubleshooting couldn't identify the problem"...

System was working fine two days ago before I left for the weekend... machine was turned off before I left and was still off when I returned. Also, windows updates are set to manual.
 

A:Solved: Unidentified Network (DHCP / Static)

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Please help if you can, I am unable to connect to the internet through ethernet, issue is identified as an unidentified network. I have spent time looking at fixes which do not work, part of this issue especially if I put in proper IP address provided by Sky, is that the properties dialouge box will not close and does not respond. I have wireless connection with no issues. I ave also tried a system restore however this is also not responding. I have also replaced ethernet cable. I have spent may hours trying to resolve this issue, so any help would be ggratefully accepted
 

A:Solved: Unidentified network using ethernet (Vista)

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Hello,

windows 8
error - Unidentified network - limited
Can still connect to the WiFi


Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B8-76-3F-9E-8E-EA
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Killer e2200 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
(NDIS 6.30)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 8C-89-A5-0B-0E-FB
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::fd0e:c3c:c7d8:7556%9(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.117.86(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 344754597
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1B-2C-23-14-B8-76-3F-9E-8E-E9

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 5:

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A:Solved: Unidentified network - limited (ethernet)

never mind I fixed it.

I unplugged my Ethernet cable turned off my computer then turned it back on and plugged my Ethernet cable back in.
 

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Hello,
I am having some issues connecting my laptop to my router through an Ethernet cable (wireless works fine). When I connect my cable, it registers as an "Unidentified Network" with no internet access. I have attempted a variety of solutions, including attempting to re-install drivers (Although it is possible that I could have messed that up. I know my way around computers, although I am by no means amazing -especially when things start to go wrong-).
My laptop that I am using is a HP G62-374CA running Windows 7.

Ipconfig:

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Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : JordansLaptop
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Mixed
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8191SE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 1C-65-9D-6D-35-D4
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::a836:244f:b192:8113%12(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.16(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : April-10-12 10:49:51 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : April-11-12 12:20:12 AM
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A:Solved: Unidentified Network Issue (Ethernet)

you need to enable dhcp on the ethernet connection
WINDOWS 7
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Setup to Automatically get an IP and DNS (DHCP) - for Windows 7
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Change-TCP-IP-settings
From a TerryNet post
To configure a dynamic IP address on your Windows Vista or 7 computer:

1. Click Start.
2. Select Network, then Network and Sharing Center, and click Manage network connections or Change adapter settings from the list of tasks.
3. Right click the connection of interest and click Properties.
4. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) from the list and click the Properties button.
5. Select Obtain an IP address automatically.
6. Select Obtain DNS Server address automatically.
7. Click OK.
8. Click Close.Click to expand...

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Please help if you can, I am unable to connect to the internet through ethernet, issue is identified as an unidentified network.
I have tried to use other USB flash and it works and it also works on another Laptop that runs on Windows 7.

I have changed the wired, it still does not work.
Done your suggestion on another thread to: TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista/Windows 7 and rebooted the Systems but it still does not work.
Attached is my result for ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

easier to read if actually in the post reply - edited by moderator
Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Generic Marvell Yukon 88E8055 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::20f7:4fac:34fa:8e9a%18(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.142.154(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 385875968
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-0D-A2-72-FF-00-19-21-73-32-D0
DNS Servers . . . .... Read more

A:Solved: Unidentified network using ethernet (Vista)

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Hello. I just moved to Auckland, NZ from the USA to go to school at the university here, and am having a problem connecting to the internet in the university residence hall in which I am living.
Wifi is not available in the residence halls, so we need to use an Ethernet cable. When I plug in my computer, the network adapter icon says “Identifying...” for a while then settles on “Unidentified Network” with no internet access, the IP is 169.x.x.x
When I try to release and renew the IP, it says “unable to contact your DHCP server, request has timed out"
I've tried multiple Ethernet cables, both brand new.
I tried connecting to a port in a friend's room in the same building, and even in a classroom on campus, and both had the same result.
Naturally after all that I assumed my NIC somehow died overnight while I traveled here, so I went to a computer repair shop expecting to have some hardware replaced, but we plugged it in there and it worked immediately so they weren't sure what to tell me.
I've gone through pages of old threads at this forum and others like it, trying solutions but having no luck.
I've power cycled my computer, obviously I can't power cycle the whole network as it's for 200 people, but the IT people here have tried resetting it for me on their end as best they can.
No network bridges
I've reset tcp/ip stack and winsock
It's not a static ip, set to obtain ip and dns automatically
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A:Unidentified Network, Unable to contact your DHCP server

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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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I have a problem with my pc randomly locking up and having to be rebooted. I believe it has to do with the wireless card accessing my network, but I can’t figure out how to troubleshoot it. (If this is the wrong forum, please let me know!)

I have a desktop, two laptops, and a printer on a wireless network. All of them have been working fine. Then, about a month ago, I loaded a new game on my desktop, which worked entirely fine for roughly three weeks. Then last week, I tried setting up a server in the game. On my first attempt, it locked up my pc at the setup server stage, and I had to reboot. On my second attempt, I tried a slightly different configuration, and it created a local server and worked just fine.

Everything seemed okay for a couple of days, and then the game started to lag after a few minutes of play. After two or three more rounds of play, the lag was then accompanied by the pc locking up. Couldn't figure out why, so I stopped playing it.

Within a day or two, my desktop would randomly freeze without warning, with no clear connection to any specific application or time of day. This has continued to today. Sometimes the lock up is preceded by erratic behavior, such as the wireless keyboard freezing up though the companion wireless mouse will work (or vice versa) and an occasional USB connecting-then-disconnecting sound, though nothing had been touched. Sometimes the lock up is for 10 seconds or so. Most of the time, though, there are no warnings, and it ... Read more

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Hi I have bought a new Ethernet cable for my Powerline adapter to plug into my computer ever since I got a new one which I got cause it was longer it keeps saying Unidentified network and never connects please help
 

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Hello again,

My case can be retrieved from my other thread: WiFi not showing up

So now my problem is that I am having problems getting internet access through ethernet for my PC. It says it is an unidentified network. Sometimes it has trouble connecting to the network and tries to identify it, sometimes it doesn't realize that ethernet has been plugged in and and no network is sensed.

However, internet through Wifi works.

Yesterday night I managed to solve the problem (I have no idea how) but when I woke up it didn't work again.

I have tried different ethernet cables, different slots.

I have tried ethernet over my laptop, which also says unidentified network.
When I look at my ipconfig /all I have no default gateway

Code:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
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C:\Users\Edmund>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-83-39-62-0D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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A:Unidentified Network through Ethernet

That is because you are not connected to anything. The IP address you are getting is the Default Windows IP address assign to network adapters that are not connected to a DHCP server. Check your router, check the cable.

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Hello, I just built a system with Vista Ultimate x64. However, when I connect to internet via ethernet, it keeps showing "unidentified network" and limited connectivity. The wireless works fine when I used DWA-160 Dlink adapter. The motherboard is Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3R and it has 2 ethernet ports onboard. I'm connecting via a campus network and the ethernet worked fine on my old computer, ran on XP Pro.
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Lekk-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : uh.edu

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : uh.edu
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : D-Link DWA-160 Xtreme N Dual Band USB Ada
pter(rev.B)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-91-81-A4-99
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.161.200.62(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.252
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, September 24, 2008 9:37:03 AM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, September 27, 2008 10:50:05 AM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.161.200.61
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 129.7.137.17
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A:Unidentified network via ethernet

Someone correct me if I'm wrong - but I believe Vista displays "Unidentified Network" when it cannot find a gateway to the outside world.

Looking at your link details supports my supposition, as no gateway is listed. This is kind of required to get access outside of your local subnet - in this case, the internet.

Looking a second time shows your IP address as a 169 number. That indicates, to me, that DHCP isn't working.

It seems to me that you might want to contact your campus IT department and find out what is necessary to get you going.

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I booted up my system today and have no internet connection. When i go to connections it says unidentified network. Im plugged in with an ethernet cable strait to my router. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Win 10 unidentified network/ ethernet

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Hi, can´t have Internet by ethernet (wireless works fine)
My computer is an Asus N56VZ with Windows 8.

Your opinions and suggestions are gladly appreciated.

C:\Users\Admin>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : XXXXXXXXX
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : home

Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 11:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 1E-85-DE-12-AF-D8
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : home
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network
Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : DC-85-DE-12-AF-D8
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::b81c:ab5:4f51:b783%13(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.2(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 19 de julho de 2013 22:39:43
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 19 de julho de 2013 23:39:48
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : ... Read more

A:unidentified network (ethernet)

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If my network is unidentified there is a problem in my NIC?
 

A:unidentified network using ethernet

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I ran into a big problem 2 days ago when I had issues with windows updates on my W7 OS. I was getting some updates out of the way after updating my graphics card drivers for the beta test weekend for SW:TOR. I let it all run through as normal, however, during step 3 of 3 the computer restarted and ran windows repair. After it was all settled the updates went from 4 to 70 someting. Thinking this odd, since I have had this system rock solid now for over 8 months I went ahead and intalled all the updates.

The same hitch occured at step 3 of 3 and windows repair rolled back more updates to over 90 upon startup. After the second rollback repair event I had no ethernet connectivity.

When I say no connectivity I mean that the ethernet port does not actually send packets along the ethernet cable to be recieved by the router. It is as if the process was virtualized. Naturally I accepted the curious challenge, set aside game testing and dove in. Ran throught the normal gambit of escilated fixes:

* Disable/Enable the adapter
* Cycled through drivers (uninstall/windos install)
* Connected directly to router/web, and reinstalled router firmware to factory conditions
* IP config wrangeling of /flushdns /registerdns /release /renew stopped and started services across the board one by one attempting systematic elimination
* Flashed bios for MOBO and fully reinstalled factory direct drivers for the chipset and wut not
* Disabled and completly removed windows firewall and modified the s... Read more

A:Ethernet Unidentified Network Issues

Found the problem in the hardware when I unsoldered it from the motherboard and tested it, it seems part of the switch is bad yet the board still sees the connectivity. Ogh wells off to get a new board. >.<

Cheers

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Help,
I can't figure this crazy problem out. I'm almost positive this has something to do with the invasive Windows 10. 
I've had 4 friends contact me about this same issue. There ethernet card no longer works. Seems all have been after the Win 10 (unwanted download).
Thanks for any help !
 

A:Ethernet Unidentified Network (won't connect)

This is a known problem with the upgrade to Windows 10.
 
Go to Microsoft Support  and the instructions to use their Troubleshooter.
 
This repair involves editing the registry.  Microsoft suggest that you backup the registry before using the Troubleshooter.  I prefer Tweaking.com Registry Backup.
 
To backup the registry please down load and install Tweaking.com Registry Backup.
 
Play the video below for operating instructions.
 

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Hi all,

I'm yet another victim of the unidentified network Windows bug. I've had my Surface Pro 4 for two weeks now and ethernet has never worked through my docking station. Originally I thought it was a surface thing, but apparently all Windows users are confronted by it at some stage.

These are my results for ipconfig/all

C:\WINDOWS\system32>ipconfig/all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : DESKTOP-I7I3ODS Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . : Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : telenet.be
Wireless LAN adapter LAN-verbinding* 3:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B6-AE-2B-D0-25-9B DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Ethernet adapter Ethernet:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Surface Ethernet Adapter Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 58-82-A8-91-1E-42 DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::7583:a4f1:1f9b:78d1%19(Preferred) Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.120.209(Preferred) Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0 Default Gateway . . . .... Read more

A:Ethernet connection: 'unidentified network'

Your #1 item of "ipconfig/release and ipconfig/renew" is in error which may explain seeing no change, it should be ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew, the space before the slash / is required.

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Hi!
I get problem after I shut down computer...Windows get some updates while shut downing...day after when I want to turn on computer, Windows again get some updates and restart few times automaticly...aftet finally turn on I get this problem...

This is desktop computer, not laptop and computer is connected with cable to router.

A:Unidentified network (Limited) - Ethernet

So you're connected to your router with and ethernet cable? (I'm asking this because you only specified "cable")

Also, have you tried disabling and enabling your ethernet adapter?
If you don't know how, then go to the link below.

Enable or disable a network adapter - Windows Help

This had also happened to me when I installed a virtual machine like VirtualBox or VMware.

It could also be an outdated network driver. That's likely to be the cause.

What's your machine's name? (i.e Dell Inspiron M731R)

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This problem started about 2 days ago when i was starting up my laptop from sleep mode. When i tried to troubleshoot it showed "Ethernet doesnt have a valid ip configuration". So i went through some online threads n tried the following.

I ran ipconfig/release, and it showed "no operation can be performed on local area connection* 13 while it has its media disconnected". The same result for local connection* 12 , WiFi, local area connection and bluetooth.

I ran netsh int ip reset an it showed a success, but then when I restart the computer the problem persists

So here is the ipconfig/all , please help. Computer model: Lenovo T440s Win8.1 64bit
Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I218-LM
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 28-D2-44-2C-16-3A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::886e:e49b:4a1d:bfd3%23(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.191.211(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 724095556
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-... Read more

A:Ethernet unidentified network problem please help

and welcome to the Forum

Lets take a peek at your network environment:

First:

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

Then: check your browser's settings, remove any proxy settings if found, here's how


Then:

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

At the > prompt type or copy and paste the following command:

ipconfig/all > 0 & notepad 0

and press enter.

Come back here and Paste the results in a message.

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

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Help! My ethernet cable was working fine until now. This is what I get:
This is in the properties dialog:
Can anyone help me? I think I have tried just about everything.
This is ipconfig:


Code:

Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Jordan-HP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : Belkin
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 04-7D-7B-8B-83-CF
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::1c33:2bcf:b2e9:38bd%17(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.56.189(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 285506939
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-19-B4-B0-D7-04-7D-7B-8B-83-CF
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Belkin
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 802.11n Wireless LAN Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 9C-B7-0D-E5-DA-16
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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A:Windows 7 Unidentified Network using ethernet

Hi, Welcome to Seven Forums.

This address...
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.56.189(Preferred)

Means you are not getting an address from your router.

As a starting place, check your DHCP range in your router, and that hou have no MAC filters defined to only allow specific MAC addresses. Or specific MAC addresses blocked (such as the wired physical address/MAC address).

Often routers use a default range of 192.168.2.1 to 192.168.2.100 for the DHCP range.

Your wireless picked up 5, so do you have other PCs/Devices using the other addresses?

You could also try a static address just to test.

IP Address: 192.168.2.6
Subnet: 255.255.255.0
Gateway: 192.168.2.1
DNS: 192.168.2.1

and see if that works.

Please let us know how that goes..

Tanya

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So usually I'm using my Windows 7 + USB Modem with ICS enabled to give my xbox 360 internet access and it's working fine.
But after upgrading it to Windows 8, my Local Area Connection now becomes Unidentified Network so I can't give my Xbox internet connection again. In diagnose the problem it says that "Local Area Connection" doesn't have a valid IP Configuration.

How to fix this?

Thanks in advance
 

A:Ethernet Adapter Unidentified Network in Windows 8

any help?
 

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A pretty odd problem, my attempts to connect me and my girlfriend's laptops together for some LAN gaming with an ethernet cable has had some odd problems, with my LAN connection showing up as an Unidentified, Public Network which I cannot edit in any way whatsoever. I'm at a loss. I've tried setting a static IP and it didn't appear to help at all.

The network bridge is to use my laptop as a wireless adaptor for my Xbox.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Corey>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR8151 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Con
troller (NDIS 6.20)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 02-EF-22-FD-23-10
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Hamachi Network Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 7A-79-19-D7-B1-8D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::ec5c:e53e:9bc1... Read more

A:Ethernet Cable showing as 'unidentified network'

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I have a problem with my internet that makes absolutely no sense to me. I recently bought a new ethernet cable because my old was...well...kinda old and it had some wires popping out. I plugged in the new cable and all of a sudden it won't give me internet access. Instead it just says stuff like Local area connection 6, unidentified network, no internet access. I thought maybe I got a faulty cable, but I plugged in my old one and it still says the same thing. I can't even fathom how this is possible. All I did was change out ethernet cables, it's not like they change the settings on my computer or modem.

If anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.

A:Unidentified Network after changing Ethernet Cable

Did you run the troubleshooter ?

Your IPv4 connection has to say Internet

Right click on the network icon and run the troubleshooter.

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So this has been showing up for the past week or so under my network connections. I am not using Ethernet as I have no cable plugged into my PC; I have been using WiFi instead. This problem isn't at one place, I have been using WiFi on different routers in few different locations but this "connection" remains there.

Any ideas on what this could be and why it is occurring? Also, it takes at least 2-3 minutes for my computer to connect to WiFi when it is booted after shut down/ sleep on any router. Can this be related to the problem above?

Thanks in advance for your help.

A:Unidentified Network Shows up,not connected/using Ethernet

Looks like it still thinks you are connected to the Ethernet connection. You would have to pull up Network adapters in Network Control Center, to see why you are getting the limited connection. You are not using a VPN per chance?

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So, today i got home and jumped on my Dell laptop (Latitude E6530) I realized i had the yellow alert "thingy" on the Ethernet symbol. I then clicked on it and it says Unidentified Network, no internet connection. i looked up a bunch of solutions and nothing helped. Was wondering if anyone else has had this problem and if they know a possible solution.
Thanks

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I bought an Ethernet cable to plug directly to the modem for better speeds. I plug it in and it doesn't work. It has a Public Network symbol and says "Unidentified Network". When I diagnose it says "Local Area Network 2" doesn't have a valid IP configuration. My NIC is the Intel(R) Ethernet Connection i217-v.

I have tried almost everything. Manually set the IPV4 from the IP config command, disabled IPV6, tested the cable on other PC, checked BIOS to make sure it is enabled, started in safe mode with networking, changed speed and duplex, installed official Intel drivers. It could be the modem but I'm unfamiliar with what settings to tweak. Modem is a Telstra Gateway Max TG799vac.

Cable is plugged in the right place 100%. The modem LED is green and flashing and the PC's top LED is orange and flashing but the bottom is green. I uninstalled the driver in device manager and restarted then reinstalled but still doesn't work. If I login to the modem with the other PC it doesn't appear under the Ethernet connections. I called the ISP for

Sometime after trying to fix it I had the exact same problem with the WiFi and I just enabled the IPV6 and it worked again. It was "Unidentified Network" and had a public network symbol just like the Ethernet is doing.

Here is Ipconfig:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name .... Read more

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Strange issue that just started today. My Ethernet adapter shows unidentified network and none of my apps have internet access, however my web browsers work just fine. I am even making this post from the adapter that supposedly has no access. I have been searching around for a solution, but no problem seems similar to mine. Check out the screenshot below. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:Ethernet shows unidentified network, but internet works.

Solved it by running these commands in admin CMD:
netsh winsock reset catalognetsh int ipv4 reset reset.lognetsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

Then did a reboot.

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Alright, so I've been following all of the 100k other post about this and it's gotten me nowhere, so I figure I'll post and hopefully get more direct help.

Having the "Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP config" problem totally out of nowhere. My Windows 10 PC is a new build, and I'm currently using a Windows 7 laptop to tether internet TO. It was previously working, and then just stopped totally.

I've done numerous CMD resets, driver checks, uninstall/reinstalls of adapters to no avail. I'd appreciate ANY help!

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To summarize: Telus replaced a non-fuctioning Modem/Router hybrid, and now I my computer unable to connect to thr Internet. Frustratingly both the wi-fi and the other computer connected through an Ethernet cable can connect no problem.

I tried uninstalling the Networking Adpter's driving and then reinstalling them, resetting the txp/ip setting woth Microsoft's Fixit program, forcing a registery alteration to force into it seeing the connect as a work connection instead of a public one, and went into the Neteork Adpter Propeties and into thr IPV4 setting to change the adresses listed on my router's config page. None of this worked. At this point, I'm tempted to reinstall the OS to try and resolve this.

Would someone happen to know a solution to the problem that haunts me so? Thank you.

Edit: I also bridged the gateway to a different router and ran the connction through that: Still no luck on my computer (the other one works fine, however).

A:Unidentified Public Network - No Internet through Ethernet Cable

Hello and welcome Bored mate first up we need to get your system specs up to scratch because it is very difficult to advise when we do not know what w are dealing with. so please follow this.
System Info - See Your System Specs

Any info on the modem would also be of some help.

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I am unable to connect to the internet through ethernet, it says unidentified network. I have tried searching this problem and trying the solutions suggested all of which do not work, This is the first time i have booted up this computer after i brought it out of storage and did a system reset. Please help
 

A:Unidentified network acess: limited connecticity on ethernet

I saw other posts where people wanted to see results from ipconfig /all so here that is
 

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Unidentified network ethernet, IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity both have no network access, have tried a heap of solutions but none seem to work. i can connect to my wifi but cant connect to my ethernet

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

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

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

Reboot the machine.
this does not work

ipconfig/release gives this
No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection* 1 while it has its media disconnected.
No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection* 11 while it has its media disconnected.

ipconfig/renew gives this
An error occurred while renewing interface Ethernet : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.
No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection* 1 while it has its media disconnected.
No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection* 11 while it has its media disconnected.

need help as im very unsure on how to fix it
 

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I've just about had enough of this now. I've been searching for nearly two days for a solution.

Okay, so, here it is. I basically need a step by step instruction guide here as I haven't got a clue how to fix this.

Anyway, about two months ago I had some money problems and was forced to move in with my dad. I have a 20GB Xbox 360 and Xbox Live. I knew my dad had the internet so I could still use Live.

I have been doing so via an Ethernet wire going from my laptop (connected via wireless to the router) to the Xbox. A few days ago, I took my laptop to my cousins house and took my laptop with me. Connected it to his router via Ethernet as it was easier.

Come back home, want to play some Gears of War, plug in the Ethernet to the Xbox, and....

"Unidentified Network, No Internet Access", check for a solution and I get "Local Area Connection doesn't have a valid IP configuration"

Please help me before I rip out my beautiful long hair, haha.

Regards,
Levi

A:Unidentified Network (No Internet Access) Ethernet > Xbox

Hello,

Let's try something simple for now, try to Power Cycle your devices, here's how.

Seems like you have ICS configured, is this correct?

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I just returned home from college, and am unable to connect my computer (Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, custom build) to the home network via ethernet. My computer attempts to identify the network for a while, then gives me the yellow error triangle that usually indicates the modem (Toshiba PCX2500) needs to be reset. I was previously connected to a college network, also via ethernet. I have not been on this home network in four months, but to my knowledge it has not changed.

Other computers are able to connect using the same modem/router (NETGEAR DS108) ports and the same cable. I have reset the modem multiple times, and I have also tried multiple cables and ports, so the problem definitely seems to be on my end.

I have unchecked IPv6, disabled my firewall, and uninstalled Bonjour.

ipconfig /all gives the following information:

Code:
Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix. . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom Netlink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet.
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : BC-5F-F4-AD-59-EC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.32.86(Preferred)
Subnet Mas... Read more

A:Unidentified Network, No Internet Access on Ethernet Connection

If you can't constantly perform the ipconfig/all then you have bigger problems besides Networking.

I suggest you run the sfc /scannow command in an elevated command prompt and see what it says.

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Hi guys

I have tried fixes from all over the Internet and nothing seems to have worked. It seems there is an error in the gateway settings, but I cannot figure out where I'm going wrong. Any help or suggestions would be much appreciated.

I ran out of Ethernet connections on my wireless router, so bought a USB-Ethernet adaptor. I've plugged in my network printer, but seem to have stalled at getting the adaptor to actually have internet access and get on my network.

I have about 4 PCs connected to the network, hence why I've run out of ports directly on the router. All internet and networked devices connected to the router work fine. When I plug the printer into the back of the router it works - the problem is definitely the adaptor.

I've updated the driver, and tried loads of suggestions, but am still stuck.

My Ethernet adaptor comes up as "Unidentified Network - Work network", and no Internet access. This is not a link so I cannot change the network location. My CMD IPCONFIG is as attached.

I really hope someone can help - I've never used this kind of adaptor before, and it's frustrating that the computer sees it and recognises it - it's all set up correctly and displays in Device Manager - but won't get onto the Internet and my network!

Hope someone can help :-)

A:USB Ethernet adaptor set as unidentified network, no internet access

Hello,

The problem is that nothing is giving your USB Network Adapter an IP Address so its defaulting to 169.254.......

You need to go into network connections and give it a static IP address. You will also need to give your printer a static IP address.

A better way of solving this would be to buy a 2nd user 5-Port Network Switch from Ebay... You're creating yourself more hassle by doing the above.
Dave

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Before I bring this computer in, I'll try one last shot with posting on forums rather than just reading them.

I've tried just about everything I can think of to google, and coming to those more literate in hopes that I've missed something in my travels. Though I've tried all the usual suspects, setsh and all the rest, I'm fine with re-trying everything from the beginning as well.

Here's the specs and the answers to some common questions:

C:\WINDOWS\system32>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Thibs
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 4:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 34-02-86-70-D5-65
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Ethernet adapter Ethernet:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek USB GbE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 9C-EB-E8-20-08-49
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2412:f07c:6753:b795%12(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.183.149(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . .... Read more

A:Unidentified Network/valid IP configuration: both Ethernet and WiFi

When you see your IP address in the 169.254.xxx.xxx range that means you are not getting a DNS from your router. Try to turn your router off for about 15 seconds and then turn it back on and see if that helps.

You may have to restart your computer also.

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I have a Win 7 system. Everything was working, until a few days ago, and then the Ethernet connection stopped. The activity LEDs work, but the Ethernet will not connect. The Wifi works fine through the same router as the Ethernet is plugged into.

Here is what I did so far.Rebooted PC (full power cycle)
Rebooted router
MSCONFIG to disable all unknown services and apps
Replaced Ethernet cable
Tried a different port
Confirmed Ethernet driver is latest version
Deleted Ethernet driver anyway and reinstalled
Reset IP Stack
Set TCP/IPv4 to static IP and defined the DNS server
Confirmed the adapter's advanced settings were correct
Connected to a USB Ethernet adapter that I know works (and has worked before on this PC)

Nothing I did in the above list worked - Ethernet does not connect. The activity LEDs are working. The Network Connections shows a plugged-in Ethernet as an Unidentified Network.

Here is the IPCONFIG/ALL






Quote:
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : London
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 2C-27-D7-B2-89-E5
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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A:Windows 7 - Unidentified Network on Ethernet - Wifi works fine

What router is it and have you tried plugging your modem into the pc it self to after rebooting both devices sans router? Could your router have like enabled mac filtering perhaps?

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Hi All,

I have read through a lot of other posts but can't find a solution related to my issue.

I have a Dell XPS laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate I want to use for bridging the Ethernet connection to it's WiFi connection. WiFi connects perfectly to the net. I enabled ICS on the WiFi and then bridged the WiFi and Ethernet connections.

WiFi still connects to the net fine on the XPS, but when I connected another PC to the laptop via Ethernet, it only shows a 169.254.116.152 IP address on the PC and throws a Network Error "Windows has detected an IP address conflict." It looks like for some reason DHCP on the XPS is not assigning an IP to the PC to bridge the Ethernet connection to the WiFi on the XPS.

When I do "ipconfig /renew" on the PC it says "An error occurred while renewing interface local area connection... The DHCP client has obtained an IP Address that is already in use on the network... "

I am a fairly technical person having built computers and network for the last 20 years, I've been trying multiple solutions for hours and reading everything I can, but this one has me stumped.

Thanks in advance for any assistance
 

A:Network Bridge WiFi to Ethernet Win7 IP conflict no DHCP - advanced user needs help

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Hello,

having to face the ridiculous issue of not having any ethernet socket on my IBM thinkpad 600x, I thought of installing this:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110748551525&ssPageName=ADME:X:RTQ:GB:1123

using this:

http://www.iigoal.com/download/drivers/SKU008494.zip

The trouble is that I really don't know what to install from this packs of drivers and set up.
Thanks for helping.

 

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Hi everyone

I have recently installed windows 7 (64) and wanted to put more RAM in. I started off with 2Gb and added 1 Gb of ram to make 3Gb (No problems Here). I then added another 2Gb of ram bringing it up to 5 Gb (Now the fun begins!)

Windows 7 runs fine and I can play games with the 5Gb...but... I can't seen to get on the internet! It comes up saying unidentified network! I take out the 2Gb and everything is ok again and i can get back online and everything.

I was told to make sure all my drivers are updated which I did and they are all up to date.

Please help, does anyone have any answers??

A:Ram affects Network card?? Unidentified network?? Win 7

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Hi guys... I am having a very strange problem about which I've tried a lot of things all of which have been unsuccessful thus far

I have internet access at home through a Motorola SBV5120 cable modem connected to a LinkSys Wireless-G 2.4 GHz router (model WRK54G) with two laptops and one desktop connected to it via plain ethernet (wireline). Thoguh the router provides also wireless access, the computers normally connect using wireline only - and that is where the problem currently is.

Well, I've had this network with this configuration for years, always working fine. However, yesterday one of the laptops (Win XP Home SP2) simply won't connect to the router anymore! - it is stuck in the "Acquiring network address" message on the "Local Area Connection" icon in Windows Taskbar (lower right corner next to the system clock) and it remains there forever. Ipconfig shows IP address of 0.0.0.0 so it cannot connect to the router. DHCP is of course enabled (same as for the other computers, which continue working fine without any problem, accessing internet through the router). My laptop with the problem can't ping to other computers in the network nor to the router (as it does not have an IP address) but loopback ping works fine (127.0.0.1).

The strange thing is that when I connect the cable modem directly to my laptop, the laptop gets an IP address successfully and can connect to the internet. This made me believe that the problem was on th... Read more

A:Solved: Strange DHCP Problem in my home Ethernet LAN

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Hello Everyone,

We our setting up a Training Company to assist unemployed IT people in the Silicon Valley area of California. Our group is very small and having a hard time even getting our network here started. Here is the problem: We have Windows 2003 Server Enterprise 180-day usage disc (from a book we bought to learn). We have 5 static IP addresses leased from DSL carrier. They are for example: 65.123.141.10 thru 65.123.141.14 with a gateway of 65.123.141.9 [these are only IP numbers used for example to prevent hacking] my subnet mask is 255.255.255.248 We tried and tried for 2 weeks now and still can not get the complete network to work. We need: Step1.) The server to be secure with a firewall (but willing to forgo that and add later) Step2.) the server to issue Ip addresses from a pool of 192.168.0.10 thru 12 to 3 workstations running XP(we decided to make the server 192.168.0.5, subnet mask is 255.255.255.0 and gateway 192.168.0.1 Step3.) Have access to the internet on all workstations and the server too. All we have succeeded to do is get the dhcp to issue out addressses to the workstations and even that i think we got lucky. We think the problem is somewhere you need to tell the (maybe iprouting?) setup that the Public ip address is the 65.123.141.10 and gateway, subnet info and to route to the server PRIVATE ip address 192.168.0.5
Thank you for any help. We are on very limited funds here and appreciate any help. My number is 925-984-9907 if you wish to call. We wil... Read more

A:DHCP Server using (1) Network card

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Hello

I've been having internet issues on my HP Pavilion dv9000. The wired connection to my modem comes up as unidentified. This happens spontaneously, either while it's been working or upon log in. I want to fix this problem permanently, if possible. I've tried many solutions to no avail, but I'm thinking if I want this problem fixed, to run through them all again. Open to anything that's had any success rate regarding this problem. Thanks!
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : LAPTOP-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : gateway.2wire.net

Ethernet adapter VirtualBox Host-Only Network:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 08-00-27-00-40-1A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.148.110(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : gateway.2wire.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11a/b/g WLAN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1A-73-AE-AB-7A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . ... Read more

A:Solved: Vista: Ethernet connection unidentified, wireless works

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I warmly welcome

I have a problem with configuring network cards

WIFI comes nicely with DHCP pool 192.168.0 .*
but

I have a virtual network adapter "Microsoft Loopback Adapter"
in it I have to have a static IP address 2.0.0.5
and set it manually (IPv4)

the problem is that the WiFi card is still changing my IP address of the virtual card

how to prevent it?

I wanted to wifi card automatically collects the IP address
but did not interfere in the virtual adapter's IP

A:Wifi DHCP - the second network card on a fixed IP

I quote (from ):






Quote:
Microsoft Loopback Adapter is a dummy network card, no hardware is involved. It is used as a testing tool for a virtual network environment where network access is not available. Also, you must use the Loopback adapter if there are conflicts with a network adapter or with a network adapter driver. You can bind network clients, protocols, and other network configuration items to the Loopback adapter, and you can install the network adapter driver or network adapter later while retaining the network configuration information.


Given that, there is no way your wi-fi card can "change" the IP address of your fake network adapter. If you set a static IP for ANY adapter, it WILL stay that way, regardless if one adapter is set to release and renew based on DHCP and one is not.

I even tried it myself. I installed the loopback adapter, set an IP and all that for it, released ALL DHCP'd IPs and renewed them. the static IP for the loopback adapter didn't change.

Take a look at your settings again, make sure you didn't miss something.

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Hello,
my network card cant obtain IP from my DHCP server after I installed windows xp and loaded the drivers what i got was limited or no connectivity


thank you

A:my network card cant obtain IP from my DHCP server

Hello kwachaa and welcome to TSF...
Try to Repair Connection...
Double-click on Local Area Network and go to support tab and hit 'Repair' button...
Make sure you set to get Automatic Address automatically...
Hope this will help you mate...

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