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Connection problem, possible network problem?

Q: Connection problem, possible network problem?

I cannot connect to Diablo 2. My internet is working just fine, and i run on cable. It says i should try to connect to my internet service provider to log on, and even though im using cable i gave it a try...still nothin. I shutdown my firewall for a second to see if it didnt like diablo for some reason...still nothing. I have run out of ideas...plz help.

I know that World of Warcraft and Warcraft 3 work just fine, both are made by the same company as Diablo 2. (the connection gets stuck at connecting to fastest server phase)

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What are you running for a firewall?

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Greetings folks,

This is my first post , so Hi to all.

I got a network/connection problem.I formatted my pc today because when i turned it on , it gave the windows screen and then it said that it can;t access the " SYSTEM " folder , so i formatted it since it's been a while since i've done that ( like a year and a half ).After that , I tried connecting to the internet by inserting the ip address numbers and the DNS ( I use cable connection ) , it didnt work , then i tried chanding the network card number , it worked , for like 30 minutes but then it stoped , it said " network cable is not plugged " or something like that , but then it plugged ( i dont know how ),but no internet connection ... so i went to check for the network cards and there was like 2 or 3 of them ( NIC i guess it was written ), i tried uninstalling them , but it didnt work , so i disabled them , but still , there was no internet connection. I tried ipconfig/all / renew /etc... but still , NO PROGRESS. So if you may PLEASE help me in this , cuz im supposed to give my final thesis at the university at the end of this month . Thanks in advance

Oh and also , stuff like Local Area Connection , 2 , 3 , 4 ,5 ,6 , 7 started appearing :S

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Are you getting any 'link light' on the card you plug the cable into? Usually a little green light or Amber I think it is on Dell. If you are not I suggest trying a different cable from your modem to your PC.

Also, is your PC directly connected to the modem or into a router?

And when setting your IP address are you going to Start --> Control Panel --> Network Connections?

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I have set up a network connection which has worked fine. Now it does not. I have managed to connect to the printer but when I try to connect to documents a message comes up 'you do not have permission to access - contact your network adminstrator. However I am the network adminstartor on both computers. Can you help.?

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Peer to peer windows network.

Seven computers. Some running XP. Some 98 or 95.

One of the 98's has lost the network connection. Was working fine, now doesn't.

Sometimes it see no computers in Network Neighborhood. Some times it sees it 's self. Some times it see one or more of the other six. Hitting "refresh" makes it add one or more .

Getting these error messages:

"Can not browse network."

" The computer or sharename could not be found , Make sure you typed it correctly , and try again."

I have checked the UTP cable, it seems OK.
I have tried a new network card. It worked for a few days and then quit again.
I have checked the Computer ID and workgroup names.
All protocols seem to be in order.
I even tried the hard drive in another computer thinking I had a hardware problem. This did not work either.

I can access the internet , but not the intranet.
Other computer on network do not "see" the problem one.

Any help or suggestions?

A:Odd network connection problem!

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I tried using my internet this morning and when i opened up the mozilla firefox browser it didnt connect to the server, i then tried with internet explorer the same thing happened. I am connected locally and to the internet, it just doesnt seem the load the server when i use the internet.

I did leave my pc and internet on over last night as i was downloading, im not sure whether this may have caused the problem!

One thing that is strange is that i play some multiplayer online games which i have a client for (this also will ont let me connect) but i use a talking system when playing called teamspeak and i can connect to that! dont know why though!

I tried swapping my ethernet connection to another computer in the house and it works perfectly, which leads me to think something is wrong with my laptop. I then tried a system restore that failed! so i opted to scan the whole computer, whilst doing this i tried openning up firefox again and a message popped up from AVG say "Threat Detected" so im assuming that i have some kind of virus which is blocking my path to the internet!

Anybody got any other ideas or help on what i can do? As i said i am currently running a AVG whole computer scan.


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Ok, this is going to be pretty vague to start out, but I'm afraid I don't have much information to go on at the moment, and I don't have the first clue where to go from here. I'll just tell the story of what happened and what I have tried so far, and hopefully someone can point me to something else I can try.

We have four computers networked in our house. One computer--one of my housemates'--is connected to the cable modem and we all connect to the internet through his, via the network.

As of last night, my fiancee's computer was connecting to the network and the internet just fine. Today she came home from work, got on her computer, tried to open IE and it wouldn't connect. As she was restarting her computer to see if that would fix the problem, I noticed that my housemate's computer was shut down. Since we connect to the internet through his computer, we can't if his is shut down. So I started it up while my fiancee's computer was finishing restarting. She tried IE again, and it still wouldn't connect. We shut down and restarted her computer once more, and still nothing.

I thought it might be her network connection, but the lights on the hub were showing conectivity and activity, and I checked the physical cable connections and they were fine. Just to test, I opened up her "my network places" and tried opening a folder on my computer. I got a message saying it was not accessible. I tried a second one o... Read more

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Ok, LOL...

Well, the one thing I *didn't* try before I posted was using System Restore. I did that, and...well, things seem to be ok now. I still have *no* idea what could have caused the problem, and if anyone has any thoughts on the matter I would love to hear them. But for now, the problem seems to be resolved.

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I have a problem connecting to the network with my tethered desktop. Here is the setup:

ATT DSL300 > Modem > Netgear router
Desktop tethered to router with ethernet cable
2 laptops and 1 tablet running on WiFi

The laptops and the tablet connect instantly. But the desktop often needs appr. 2 minutes to connect and sometimes it comes back with "No IP address". I have tried static and dynamic IP address settings in the router - same result.

Often I need to reboot to get any connection at all. What good is a 15 second boot time if you have to wait forever for the connection.

I am not very good at networking questions. So any useful advice would be welcome.

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I can't really help Wolfgang but a couple of thoughts for you, have you tried a different Ethernet cable also have you tried a different port on the router with the cable. I was thinking maybe one or the other may be going flaky.

Those are my thoughts, don't know if they're any good or not.

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I am trying to set up my xbox live through the xbox live guide website and it tells me to access the Advanced tab on my dial-up connection but it says "Windows cannot display the properties of this connection. The Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) information might be corrupted etc."

It tells me to use system restore, but i don't want to do this and besides i have looked at other forums and they have said that system restore doesn't fix it.

Any ideas?? Its only for my xbox live lol

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Give us some more information on the computer--make and model, O/S and version (xp sp1, xp sp2, home, pro), and your internet connection type--including routers and external modems...

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I have a two station network successfully linked. On three occasions on each computer using win98SE as well as win2k I have tried to establish a dual boot setup using Partition Magic. The first time both partitions were win98SE on the client machine. The other two times on the server running a mixed setup Win2K and Win98SE.
The net works fine on the first partition on which the operating system was loaded. On the second the system recognises and installs the network card and system settings as normal, which I have configured to the same settings as the first partition ie computer name, workgroup, IP address etc. But the two computers will not communicate.
Is this a problem with Partition Magic partitions, or is it just not possible?

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By not communicating, what do you mean, can you see either machine. Can the win2k machine see the 98 machine

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I have Time Warner cable and they provided me with a cable modem that serves as my router. I have my computers set up to connect automatically but one of them says "limited or no connectivity"...but only when a certain other laptop is already connected to the network. When the other computer is not connected to the network, then there is no problem with the computer. Is there a way to fix this?

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I am using a Lenovo (T61), running XP professional SP2. I had Norton 360 installed, which I removed recently. After that my machine is not able to connect to internet, even through the cable. However, my other HP laptop 6910p connects fine.

I tried resettting the winsock and tried renewing the IP too. IT still gives me problems. The current information that it shows when I see my IP configuration is:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : LENOVO-90B74593
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) 82566MM Gigabit Network Con
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1C-25-74-A5-5D
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : fe80::21c:25ff:fe74:a55d%6
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF
Dhcp Enabled. .... Read more

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Try running the Symantec Removal Tool to remove all the left over junk from Norton: http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039

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I have a Sony vaio laptop
From 3-4 days I'm not able to connect to Internet in it
I use wifi dongle
It works perfectly with other devices such as iPhone and all
But not with my laptop
It days internet is connected and it has Internet access but I'm not able to access any website
I tried troubleshooting but it says DNS server isn't responding .
I searched few websites about it and tried all command prompts
I've updated network driver and using other DNS servers also but none helpful. This thing is really pissing me off. Please help me out
I'll be thankful to you a lot ! Please

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Hi see if this link helps you

How to Fix DNS Server Not Responding Problem: 12 Steps

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hello, I n bharath from india.. I m using huawei modem by using bsnl net connection... when I try to connect internet it keeps on " connecting to device" and after sometimes it shows error ur connection is not responding in a timely fashion or connection used by other device... please provide me a solution or procedure for completely restore and reset network settings in my Windows 7 like new boot..

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bharathsnk said:

hello, I n bharath from india.. I m using huawei modem by using bsnl net connection... when I try to connect internet it keeps on " connecting to device" and after sometimes it shows error 'ur connection is not responding in a timely fashion' or 'connection used by other device'... please provide me a solution or procedure for completely restore and reset network settings in my Windows 7 like new boot..Click to expand...

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I have had a message at the bottom of the screen about my Network Connection being unplugged but i checked and it was not unplugged. I have had this message about a few months back and i thought i fixed the problem but is just came back. So im lost so i thought sum1 called help me on here please.
Thank You

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I've recently started losing the connection to my wireless network at home. I'm definitely not going out of signal range, being about 2m from the router and also other laptops in the area aren't losing the connection.

I disconnect, and then, unless i restart the computer, it can't find any networks and i can't reconnect.

This is a very recent problem, have had the current set up for almost a year and never had a problem.

The only changes i can think of that i've done recently, are that i reformatted a USB external hardrive (bit random, unlikely to be the problem) and also started using TVersity to stream films from my computer to my PS3.

There doesn't seem to be anything sepecific that i'm doing when i lose my connection.

Any ideas? Can post system info if needed.

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Hey there, I'm having a huge problem trying to get my DSL to connect to the net. I'm running Win XP Pro with an on-board networkcard, MoBo drivers are completely up-to-date, and my NIC drivers are up-to-date as well.
The DSL modem I'm using is an Effecient networks Speedstream 5200 connected through Ethernet.
I just reformatted my computer yesterday and re-installed XP as well and the days before the reformat the modem was working perfectly with no problems.

I've spent the last 10-12 hours on the phone with various broadband support techs from Bell Sympatico (ISP provider and modem supplier) and even the senior techs couldn't figure out why my modem won't connect to the net.

There's one part I'm confused about in my network adapters and that is I have two of them. 1394 Net Adapter and 3COM Gigabit LOM(3C940). Both are enabled in my network connections but for some reasons the 1394 net adapter says that "TCP/IP is not enabled for this connection. Cannot proceed." Which seems strange to me. The 1394 net adapter's connection is "1394 connection" and the 3COM is under Local Area connection. 3COM was installed from my MoBo support CD.

Well, I hope this was coherent for someone to help me and if someone could I would be eternally greatful. Thanks.

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right just added a 2nd pc to my router.

its going in via the ethernet connection on the router and on the pc,mine is connected via usb.

when trying to use a 10m cat5e cable there is no network connection ie. NETWORK CABLE UNPLUGGED in the taskbar, the cable is definetly connected in the appropriate way. this was doing my head in last night because i was certain it was the cable, but it is just out the packet and unused.

anyway decided to take the other pc into my room and connected with the 3m cat5e cable that came with the router to see if thas worked, and guess what, connected no problem.

so my question is: Is a 10m cable to long for an adsl router(i wouldnt think so)or is it a dodgy cable???

bob )

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i suspect a dodgy cable -
so you have everything connected up with the 3M cable - and just replace the 3m cable with the 10M and it does not work - everything else the same - correct?
if so its the cable....

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os: vist64 ultimate K

In my notebook ,
ie7-64 is only program can connect network and the other program can not connect


What is th problem?

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Coolbyj there are many other things that must be known before people can help you. Of course we have all been where you are now and understand your truncated request.
What kind of network is this? What security software are you running? Has this been working for a while and just stopped working? Have you installed anything lately? Have you changed any hardware lately? Is anything else acting strangely?
I don't know if I can help you, but I'll bet someone here can.

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I have a Inspiron 350 and the Router is NETGEAR G-Wireless WGR61v10.

My problem is since I had a reformat on the computer. It would not connect to the internet in fact it said Local or limited connection before I changed the channel where now lets me go on Google and surf is very limited and very slow.

I can't log into my programs like MSN and Skype and only logs in when I restart the computer and drops the connection again. I would like to know how to unblock the connection so I can do everything again.

I am just really frustrated and would like to know if there is a solution to get the net up and running again.

Thank you very much for taking the time to view this.

Oh yeah, I would like to add, Update, MSN and Skype do not even read as connected. They don't even stay connected long either. Updating antivirus is hard when it does not see my computer having net always brings me to troubleshoot and has not helped.

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I really hope someone can help me please and thank you so much.

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I opened an attachment in an email (from someone i thought was trustable) and AVG reconised it as a Virus, so i told it to delete it (i should have quranteened it) and now my computer will not connect to my network, the network cards drivers are installed correcty, the network card works fine, windows knows its there, but im unable to ping anything on my network, any suggestions?

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I have a Linksys E3000 wireless router with 3 computers on my home network.
1. Laptop running Windows 7 - wirelessly
2. Desktop running Windows XP Pro - with Linksys Wireless Adapter
3. Desktop running Windows XP Pro - wired to router.

I have a HDD attached to the NAS USB port on the router. I can access it with the first two computers, but the one which is wired to the router will not access the network storage. Keeps asking for a username/password, and anything I put in doesn't work. Seems like it would be a simple thing to connect that computer to the Network Storage, but, alas! no workeee!

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I have a HDD attached to the NAS USB port on the router. I can access it with the first two computers, but the one which is wired to the router will not access the network storage. Keeps asking for a username/password, and anything I put in doesn't work. Seems like it would be a simple thing to connect that computer to the Network Storage, but, alas! no workeee!Click to expand...

I have a linksys withUSB - not the same model and I use the default username and password -
This is from the E3000 user manual for your router

A login screen will appear. (Non-Windows 7 users will see a similar screen.) In the User name field, enter admin. Then enter the password created during the setup software. (If you did not run the setup software, then use the
default password, admin.Click to expand...

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host problem?

i am a new guy to this so please be patient with me.

i appear to have a problen when i go onto the net.

i have a broadband connection with my local cable provider telewest. when i go to use the net my homepage has been taken over by looncomics i then go to default and get my homepage back - so far so good. However when i have finished on the net and close down my computer i get a message telling me that i have to shut down a program before it can shut down - i click okay but nothing happens and the computer will not shut down?
I see a little box telling me that the programme running is svchost and it is in my system file. when i try to delete it i get a message that it cannot be deleted as windows iis using the programme. this has happened for 2 weeks now. I am not used to using dos and am not the best at computers - i just use them.

can anyone out there please give me guidance.

Paul W

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I recomend scanning your computer for a virus and then try using Ad-Aware and also SpyBot, both of which are free programs. You might be surprised at what you find.

Hope this helps. By the way, you could have started your own thread on this subject. You will probably get a lot more help that way.

And welcome to TechSpot.

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I am running XP Pro Service Pack 2, IE6 and Firefoz 3.6.2

I noticed a problem when I performed a Yahoo (or Google) search using Firefox or IE6. When clicking on a link from a Yahoo or Google search page, both browsers redirected me to a “spammish looking” page that I did not request. When I clicked on the same search page result a second time, the page I requested opened with no problem.

I figured I caught a piece of malware so I attempted to enter this website, http://www.safer-networking.org, so I could download SpyBot Search & Destroy. Additionally, I attempted to enter this website http://www.malwarebytes.org.

When I clicked on either link using a direct Internet connection, both Firefox and IE6, repeatedly reported that the server could not be found. This seems real odd because outside of the redirection problem already mentioned, I have not encountered a problem visiting other websites.

It didn’t make sense that both of these popular sites were down, so just for the heck of it I engaged a http proxy and each website opened in both browsers with no problem.

With the http proxy engaged, I was able to download both program files. Yet, after installing the two malware detection programs I was NOT able to update either using a direct Internet connection. Only after engaging a http proxy, and bypassing the direct Internet connection, was I able to download the updates.

I’ve spent a good amount of time searching for a ... Read more

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My ad-hoc network connection(vista) is not working. It is connected but i can't access the internet through my ipod touch. it can be detected but it doesn't have wifi bars. Please help me.

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Does your ipod get a valid IP configuration?

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This is the 3d time this has happened to me now. When trying to access this computer from
another computer on the network I get an error message that says "No more connections can be made at this time because there are already as many connections as the computer can accept" In the past I found a registry change that fixed the problem but I can't find it this time. At any rate, there are 2 laptops and 1 other pc on this network. From what I have read XP can handle a total of 10 on its own so I should not be having this problem. What can I do to fix this problem and prevent it from returning?

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The connection limits are 5 for XP Home and 10 for XP Pro. I'm not at all sure just what constitutes a connection. For example, if PC A maps 5 network drives to 5 shared folders on PC B, does B now have 1 connection or 5?

I have not heard of any registry change to circumvent the limit, and even if we knew of one we could not help with that kind of activity--as the forum rules make very clear.

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Help Please
Got 1 Machine on a win2k pier to pier wired netowrk that will not allow other machines to connect to it , the machine hows up in network places and i can ping or search and connect to all other macines from it but it seems to have connectability in only one direction, can`t figure it out with my limited knowledge

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On the W2K machine, create a user account with the same name/password as the login of the machine that is attempting to connect to it. Obviously, you also have to have File and Print Sharing installed on the W2K machine, and share at least once resource (disk, folder, or printer).

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I have two network connections in my computer, one built in my motherboard and a pci network card. I had them set up working as a bridge connection with another pc, which was working fine until i turned my computer off yesterday. When I booted it up again, the bridge connection wasnt working, and i could not access the internet on either computer. I deleted the bridged connection, reinstalled the network card and its drivers, and ran virus and spyware scans. I ran a network diagnostic test and everything failed. The network cards are functional. When i unplug the network cables it gives the "cable disconnected" message. Ive tried ipconfig but when i do this the command prompt opens and then closes automatically. Ive done repair connection, which runs and works but has no apparent affect.

Any help or suggestions would be great.


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I have this laptop that isn't connecting to a network at all. I tired troubleshooting and its telling me to turn on my capability because it is off.
ps......i dnt know how to do that so can you help me out please.

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please do not use other peoples threads to post your question.
gets quite confusing

lots more detail required

how connected - wireless / cable
make and model of PC
windows version - xp, vista, w7,w8
make and model of modem/router

anything else connecting to the home network ok?

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i am using LAN for 10 computer internet was work fine,but if i check connection properties (UNIDENTIFIED NETWORK) , i fixing to try this ,but when i restart computer again it was same issue. We are using static IP for all PC'S.
How can i solve this.
Please find the attachments.

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is anyone there who can help me to solve me network problem, i connected my laptop through my pc with crossover cable.
the problem is when i ping on my laptop i get reply but i cant get into internet.

say my pc subnet mask is
and laptop is ........... should these both be same ? where the actual problem is and what should i look on? o yeh also for my laptop ip add is configured automatically but not DNS address.
and under my pc connection detail i got 2 DNS address .....

please anyone can give me idea to get ride of this big! problem
Thanks in Advance

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Hey Guys,

First time trying out the forum. Have this problem with my home network, i've hooked up 3 computers using a befsr41 linksys router. laptop using xp home, new pc using xp pro and older pc using win2000. I have run the setup wizard on all comps, activated file and printer sharing, and shut off windows firewalls.

All file and printer sharing work fine except for the connection with the new PC and the laptop. When checking for local network computers on the laptop the newPC is no where to be found, and vice versa. This is boggling to me because all connections to the older PC are fine, can send and recieve to both other machines.

I've tried resetting the home networking and rebooting all machines afterward and installed drives and firmware for the router.

any help would be greatly appreciated

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Hi, I'm having problems connecting to any network on my desktop PC

It seemed to be working fine last night but this morning it won't access any web pages and i can't get to the page either. I've tried running the troubleshooter which doesn't fix the problem, but at the end says it's because the '"Local Area Conection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration'. I've tried connnecting it to 2 different routers with different internet connections, which doesn't change the problem. I've tried installing a PCI wireless adaptor that i had lying around, and although the adaptor seems to work (detects wireless networks and conects to them with the right passcode) it has the exact same problem. I've tried to do a system restore but it goes to a blue screen pretty much as soon as it starts and doesn't finish.

I bought the computer second hand from ebay about a month and a half ago, although i think it's fairly new and was assembled from parts by a professional company, I installed windows myself as it came only with ubuntu and the windows is OEM version. The only thing i've noticed wrong with it is that every other time i turn the computer on it does a dskchk, and the only thing i can think of that's happened to it is that the weather's been really hot lately and the room it's in is like a sauna, but the CPU temperature doesn't seem particularly extreme.

The only other thing I've notices is that i have Mcaffee installed and it's acting a bit strangely, in th... Read more

A:Problem with network connection

You aren't getting anything from the router of modem here according to your ipconfig.

I would uninstall MacAfee then save the IP-reset file below, unzip and run the file, let it run till your machine reboots. This file will fix winsock, renew your IP, flush the DNS and reset the TCP/IP stack.

You might also try running the sfc/scannow command which should fix or replace any missing files.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

You should be able to turn off the disk check.
Disk Check

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Yeah, I have a new problem. My wireless PC says its connected to the wireless network at 54 Mbps and says there is an excellent connection, but it won't connect to the internet at all. The internet connection had been fine, but now it's completely gone. I didn't change any settings or anything, and the wireless seems to be connected to the router fine, just like it always has been, but now it's messed up. It has sometimes gone down like this for a half hour or so for some reason, but it always comes back. However it's been down all day today. Im not sure of the problem. The wired PC's connection is fine.

Also, its not a firewall problem and both firewalls are enabled on both PCs. Everything seems to be connecting to the router properly, so I'm not sure why it might be doing this.

Next,, I try to repair "1394 Connection", but it says it cannot because TCP/IP is not enabled. I'm not sure if or where I ever enabled this since I havent changed any settings since the internet was working before.

Lastly, in IP config in command prompt, it says under Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection "Media State...Media Disconnected". Im not sure if its been like this, but could this be part of the problem? I woudn't think so this is a wireless PC. Thanks for any help.

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Hi All,

I wonder if anyone can help.
I have a Toshiba laptop running Vista Business. Last week I had to reinstalled Windows (using the toshiba recovery CD that came with my laptop). Previous to this I had no problems with the network connections.
Following the reinstallation when I intially wanted to use the internet, my laptop found my wireless sky broadband connection and asked for the password - this was fine. I selected the options to save this password and to connect automatically. If I leave my computer on and come in and out of Internet Explorer there are no problems. However if I turn my laptop off then on restart I have to add the wireless password again. Even though the 'save' settings have previously been set.
There is not a problem with my wirelss set up as my partner can use his laptop fine, and mine used to work!

Any ideas?

Many thanks

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Since Vista is a high-security system, this might be the fault of a password remembering general setting that is overriding the wireless save password function. Perhaps set the permissions there?

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I have installed new airlink 101 wireless adapter. It detects wireless networks in the area but won't let me connect to any, even open networks. I am on a pentium 4 with xp pro sp2.

A:Network connection problem

What about your wireless router, or is this the generic "can't connect to a hotspot" issue?

First thing is always find the latest driver for the device and (for your router) the
latest firmware.

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recently i installed windows 7 ultimate. it is working fine with me. but the only problem i am facing is network connection.
i have inbuilt network card in my motherboard g33fb (intel original)
i have broadband connection through a modem.
1. if i keep modem switched off at start up, i am unable to connect to internet even after switching the modem on.

2. i have to open network sharing centre and disable then anable the network adapter. only then i get connected to the network

3. even if the modem is switched on at startup, many of the times it is unable to connect to the network.

4. again i have to follow the step 2.

Now is this a problem specific to me or it is windows 7 problem.

A:network connection problem

Now is this a problem specific to me or it is windows 7 problem.Click to expand...

It is not a general Windows problem. My first guess is that the NIC is having trouble negotiating a speed with the modem. In Device Manager right click on the ethernet adapter - Properties - Advanced tab - try some different values for the "Speed & Duplex" property starting with 100 Mbps full duplex and 10 Mbps full duplex.

Also possibly a non-Windows firewall or security suite being naughty.

Try these repairs ...

(From a JohnWill post)

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

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

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

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

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

Reboot the machine.

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I was forced to reinstall Windows today on my desktop. I am on my laptop now sitting next to my desktop. On the desktop I get no connection to the network and obviously it is working because I am sending you this. I tried going to the Network and Sharing but it just says there is no connection. Before I had to put in my Network Name and Key. I can't even find a place for that now. Could you give me some ideas on what I might have missed. I haven't had this problem before. Thanks,

A:Problem Getting Network Connection

Hope this is what your looking for....

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I recently lost the network connection between my laptop & my 2 desktops. I can still connect to the Internet from my laptop (Windows 7) but can't see these 2 even though they all say they're on the same network and user group. Could this be due to a Windows or Norton Security auto update? I can't remember adding any new software of any kind and it did happen all of a sudden. A little help here would be greatly appreciated.


A:Network Connection Problem

they all say they're on the same network and user group.Click to expand...

"user group"? Do you mean workgroup?

Could this be due to a Windows or Norton Security auto update?Click to expand...

Mention "Norton" in the same paragraph as "network problem" and it is my top suspect. Save your Product key, uninstall it and run the Removal Tool.

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I had to do a fresh install. Prior to this installation, whenever I booted my computer, my broadband connection was active automatically. Now I have to activate the connection manually (by either clicking the icon on my desktop or putting it into my start folder). As a consequence, I can't install my wireless router because the connection becomes disconnected during the process. I hope this all makes sense to you because when I read it, I get confused.

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two Desktop PCs running XP in big historic house with plaster directly on thick brick walls. No Cable access. No DSL access. Using Sprint Mobile broadband USB modem for internet connection and Belkin Wireless G NIC cards on PCs to a midpoint Belkin wireless G Router It is a kind of switch. Nothing works. Trying to automatically make connection using the router as a switch? and PC with Sprint hookup as the router? Network settings are a mystery. Windows can't configure the network maybe because it can not get a network address. I sometimes see "Limited or No Connectivity" alert.

schematic is:
sprint-----usb cable--- PC1 ---wireless----router ----wireless----PC2

Using Belkin G wireless equipement

A:Network connection problem

How do you have that router configured? I can't imagine how the router figures into this arrangement. What you really need is to use ICS on PC1 to directly feed PC2 via the wireless link. ICS - Making the Wireless Home Network Connection in Windows XP Without a Router

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I am suddenly unable to connect my Dell Dimension 2400 running XP Pro to the Internet or to my other networked computer which is able to connect with Internet but not to the Dell. Internet Explorer diagnostic tool log says Winsock problem but when I run the winsock reset command per support.microsoft.com nothing changes. I also cannot get system restore to work--error message that there is a problem and system restore needs to close. I have been unable to change permissions under sharing and security for this computer-when I try it locks up explorer. appreciate any help.

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I hate to come here just to ask this but I have no where else to go and I'm about to rip my hair out... Ok I got a virus on my computer. the antispy {} virus. After finally removing it I find out I can no longer connect to the internet. It sticks on (identifying:local only) and I am unable to do anything about it. I've tried to set it to a static IP and back to auto. I've tried so many things now and I'm running out of hope.

My ipconfig/all .

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


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : FidlersPC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
System Quarantine State . . . . . : Not Restricted
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5007EG Wireless Network Adapter

Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-63-AD-D0-AB
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconn... Read more

A:Urgent. Network connection problem

Sorry for double post but I couldn't find a edit button. the virus was antispy safeguard.

Edit: so I found edit button its just not on my main post.

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I recently bought a used Optiplex 780. It is running Windows 10. The internet connection from the onboard adapter goes off and on. I bought a PCI-E network card and installed it. I install the drivers from the CD and it says cannot find network card, if deep sleep is on, plug in cable.The computer cannot detect it. Could it be a bad card or my mobo is bad? Thanks for your help, everyone!!

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I have a dell pc wired direct to a Thomson modem model THG520

I have a d-link DI-524 wireless router

pc hoked to Thomson and internet works fine.

however when i connect to d link no connection available.

has worked for several years thought lead was faulty

broadband priovder say d link is the problem. d link say internal modem in laptop is problem . compaq say modem is not covered under warantee and passed me to pc world
who want a fortune to fix it.

any ideas would be helpful.

A:Solved: network connection problem

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I am having difficulty solving this problem. At the beginning of last week, my computer, which is receiving a wireless signal, worked perfectly. Everything was able to access the internet without a problem. However, after returning home, I have found that Internet Explorer, Instant Messenger, and a plethora of other programs no longer connect. The only thing so far I have found to connect is Steam, which I use to play CounterStrike. This proves that the signal is there and I am receiving it. Any suggestions on this matter would be greatly appreciated.


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Good Afternoon,

I am running a home network and the computer in question is Win7-32 bit Dell desktop connected to the netword via CAT-5 cable. Other wireless computers reside on the network, too.

For the past several days, it has been dropping its connection to the Internet, sometimes spontaneously and always on reboot. When I go to the Network & Settings page after the connection drop, I see (attached) two networks. My network and a public network, so "multiple networks" appears on the network map.

To regain my connection to the Internet, I have to go to "Adapter Settings," disable the LAN connection and then re-enable it. That gets me back to the Internet, but doing this several times a day is no fun.

I tried drect connecting my cable modem to the computer, avoiding the router, and all that appeared was a Public Network I could not seem to connect to.

Can anyone offer some insights as to what is going on with my computer and how I can resolve it? The only changes to the system in the past week were the MS updates installed automatically.

Help is appreciated.



A:Wired Network Connection Problem

Hi DougR,

Try to do a Power Cycle.
How to Power Cycle (Restart) your Internet Modem & Router

I'd highly recommend a firmware update of your router if you have not done it yet. You may obtain/download from the manufacturer's site. To install the new firmware, use a wired connection.

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