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Q: Unable to connect via network card??

I've warned my gf about letting her 11 and 16y/o use the computer, as well as them, explaining that when they "accept" some offer..it's always, at best spyware, and at worst malware.

Periodically I clean it up, occasionally finding malware. The last one I found was located with the suffix .ru which is Russia. I suspect it was a trojan. When I removed it, all of a sudden, the computer which connected to the verizon modem, stopped connecting.

It's as though something within the computer has changed...? I eventually, in frustration, reformatted and reloaded win98se, expecting that to fix it. It did not.

I have tried multiple network cards, different slots, and different modems, both her dsl modem, and then at my place, via my network that feeds into verizon dsl. My other comps work just fine.

Could the malware have changed the networking somehow? Computer works just fine otherwise, but will not connect via any of three network cards, even though two work just fine in my computer.

I'm lost...any thoughts?


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A: Unable to connect via network card??

First we need the systems specs. Hd size, Ram amount, cpu chip. Second try this. It's been awile since I used 98SE but I think there is an icon on the desktop called My Network or My Network Places. Double click on that. Then if you do not see the local area connection look for a link called View My Network Connections. Once you see the Local Area Connection icon make sure it is enabled. If it is not right click and click enable. If it is enabled then right click and click repair. Try to connect after that. Hope this helps.

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My laptop is inable to connect to internet via its own network card. The WiFi connects but shows no internet while im able to access the internet using a WiFi dongle. I have updated the drivers and even deleted and reinstalled the drivers but still issue didn't get resolved. The laptops own wifi is showing the networks just unable to get the internet and shows an error sign exclamation on the WiFi signal for the laptops wifi card while connects fine using the dongle

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i'm using a dell inspiron 8600, sp3. i've never had problems accessing the internet until a few weeks ago when i moved. i was slated to join in on my roommmates network, but for some reason I cannot connect. Or more precisely, I connect for about 2 seconds, and I'm immediately bumped off. My roommates tried to fix it, but in vain. the signal is coming in strong on my computer, so I'm not sure what the issue is. any help is definitely welcomed.

A:perpetual acquiring network address/unable to connect to roommates network

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I am hoping that someone can help me.
We have three computers at home two which are connected to router and working fine and my laptop.
My laptop was connecting to my home wireless network until my daughter used it last. Now it will not connect at all
I used to have to follow the steps below for some reason and then it would connect fine:
Wireless network connections
Change advanced settings
Wireless Networks tab
Then into properties for my wireless network and in association retype my password and then it would connect. (it seemed like to much work every time but it still worked)
There was other networks in the list which i deleted and wireless network connection shows that the network connection strength is excellent but it just seems to get stuck aquiring the network address. I have tried repair etc.

Can someone please help me with this as maybe it's just something simple!!

A:Unable to connect to wireless network acquiring network addressaddress

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I wonder if anyone can help. We recently installed a new wireless router, and all the other computers in our house can access the internet. But for some reason I can only connect to the network, even though it says there's full connectivity.

I called the customer careline for our internet providers, and they said it was a problem with my computer settings, rather than the router. But they said they couldn't advise me any further unless I paid for it, hence my need to look for advice elsewhere....


A:Can connect to network, but unable to connect to internet

Hi carrickfergus, and welcome to TSG!

Please do the following:

Press the Windows key + R to open a Run box.

Type CMD.

Press OK.

In the Command Prompt, type ipconfig /all.

Press Enter.
Copy (right-click and Select All > press Enter) the entire content of that window and paste it to your next reply.

Use a working computer to download and copy HijackThis to a USB flash drive. Plug it into your faulty computer and install the program:

Please click HERE to download HijackThis.

Run it and select Do a system scan and save a logfile from the Main Menu.

The log will be saved in Notepad. Copy and paste the log in your next post.

IMPORTANT: Do not fix anything

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Hi everyone.

This past weekend I went out of town and took my Windows 7 laptop with me -- since I returned home, it has been unable to connect to my wireless network. Other devices in my home connect to the network just fine, and the problem laptop has always been fine until now. My network card is an Atheros AR9285, and I'm attempting to connect to a Medialink router with WPA password protection and AES encryption.

My wireless network icon in the task bar has a yellow sign with an exclamation point in it. It says "No Internet access."

I have tried:

-rebooting the computer
-unplugging and restarting the modem and router
-going to the command prompt and renewing my IP address with the command IPCONFIG/RENEW

None of this works.

Like I said, all other devices in my house connect to the wireless network with no problem. It's just this one laptop. Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

A:Windows 7 laptop with Atheros AR9285 network card can't connect to wireless network

Three things to try ...

If you have McAfee please see the sticky thread at the top of this (Networking) forum.

Disable encryption on the router and try to connect. If successful you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect.

Revert to a System Restore Point before the weekend.

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I need real help. I had cable internet 12mbs installed last September (2010) in my one bedroom apartment. Before that, I was connecting to a spotty 1.5mbs network that was open next door (with their permission). I was able to obtain fast and efficient internet access for about 3 or 4 months and then it became intermittent. For the past 2 months I have been unable to connect through my home cable modem/router at all. I have been to the cable company and they have tested the cable modem/router and the signal which comes into the router and out at fast speeds. I have been to the place where I bought my laptop (purchased at Staples last summer). Others can connect though my wifi, but I cannot. It connects but gives me a DNS error. It doesn't matter whether I am hard wired or on wifi.

I am running:

Win 7 Home Premium (64bit) on a compaq CQ62-225NR Notebook with a Vision AMD Athlon II P320 Dual-Core processor.2.10 ghz with 3.00 GB ram (2.74 GB usable)

It contains an Atheros AR9285 802.11 b/g/n WiFi adapter
Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Realtek High Definition Audio
Built in pointing device (mouse pad) with a wireless mouse connected through USB 2.0 port.

hard drive: Hitachi HTS725032A9A364 SATA Disk Device

Apparently, for some unknown reason, my computer networking modules can connect to but won't or can't talk to the cable modem/router supplied by my ISP (Charter Communications) but can access the internet though any other wifi serv... Read more

A:Unable to connect to home network but can to any other network

Connect the system to your network and then
please get a command prompt (Start->RUN->CMD) and enter ipconfig /all >myTcp.txt
follow-up with the attachment myTcp.txt which will be in the directory shown in the CMD prompt window.

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I recently reformatted my computer and reinstalled Vista to it. I installed all the necessary drivers etc. and rebooted. But it still says "You are not connected to any networks" when the light on my router says that i am connected to the home network. It keeps saying to insert a network cable.
In the devices manager, the network card driver seems to be functioning normally.

Is there a fix for this?

The network card is a Realtek RTL 8111C on-board chip.

Also, ive read somewhere else that USB & 1394 drivers having conflicting effects with lan drivers. I installed an "Intel INF Configuration patch" which contained a crapload of USB Drivers which supposedly "configured properly" the intel motherboard chipsets, but im not so sure about that.

A:Solved: No Network Available - LAN card working but cannot connect to network

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I have been trying to connect to my university's network, but I am unable. I USED to be able, but now something changed and I can't. I am pretty sure that my Ethernet card is working properly, since when I plug in the cord I get a blinking green light, and it says that the driver is installed and working properly. Plus, when I run IPCONFIG, it gives me an IP Address and Subnet Mask. However, it does NOT give me either a Connection-Specific DNS Suffix nor a Default Gateway. I checked, and I am pretty sure that I have no firewalls (including the built-on XP one) running. Any idea why I can get an IP address and not connect to the network? My computer is registered with the university, and I used to be able to get online.
Thank you!!!!

A:Unable to connect to network

Can you connect to any other site on the Internet? If you can the problem is probably not with your side of the connection.

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I've been trying to help a friend fix her computer. I seem to be stuck and can't figure it out.

I scanned it with AVG and the only infection that shows up is Trojan horse BackDoor.Generic14.BZSZ. I also scanned with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and quite a bit more infected files showed up. It crashes whenever I try to repair anything. The computer is running Windows 7 32bit. The only obvious symptoms I can see is it's not able to connect to any network.

Any help would be appreciated!

DDS and GMER logs have been attached.
DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514
Run by Maria Valdes at 14:16:42 on 2012-02-17
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.2038.1050 [GMT -5:00]
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:Unable to connect to network

Hello luie620,

Welcome to the forum and apologies for the delay. If the issue is not resolved yet please update me on the current of the condition.

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As a total beginner at connecting to a network via wifi i could use some info to get me connected.
I have found the correct network at my flat which is used by all other people in the property.
I have the password too.
When trying to connect i am getting the error message telling me the network is out of range.
The previous flat owner and fellow flatmates can acces the network.
The hub is in the property next door a floor lower (approx 50ft at most).

Please help!!!!

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I tried to connect my laptop with "Airtel 4G Hotspot" Device. Sometimes it connect with wifi but some times it says "Unable to connect this network". Using some youtube videos, I have done "Forget" method and something "Enable" process in wifi driver software.

Still am so much frustrated with it. Please help me for the same. Am also something technical and developer. Please guide me, what is the reason for it and what is solution for it.


Aditya Sharma

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Since recently I am no longer able to connect to my router from one of my laptops. The connection is failing wireless as well as by cable. My other two laptops are having no problem at all so I think it is a problem with the laptop.

I check other posts and found I could do a TCP/IP reset so I have done that.
If have executed these commands on a elevated command line:
- netsh winsock reset catalog
- netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log
- netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

I have restared the laptop afterwards but the problem remains: I am unable to connect to the router.

This is the output of the "ipconfig /all" command (command is ran while I've had only the adapter with the cable enabled, wireless adapter was disabled):

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8101E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-16-D3-84-4E-AF
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

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Ok so Ive recently reinstalled my Dell Laptop, I have Windows 7 Ultimate 64&Bit and I could connect to other wireless networks but I can't connect to my home one!? I did try shutting the modem/router and starting it again but didnt work, I did install the right drivers? Please help me!


A:Unable to connect to this network

and welcome to the Forum

I moved your threat to the Networking Forum. Has this pc ever connected to your home network before?

Lets take a peek at your network environment:


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.


Remove all the stored wireless network profiles and search for the network again.

How to Remove Stored Wireless Network Profiles for XP, Vista, and Windows 7

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


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

At the > prompt type type the following command: IPCONFIG /ALL

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

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit 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 disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

then please Download and run this Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector, click the Networks link on the upper left and paste a screen shot of that screen here. Note that this application requires NET Framework to run. If you get an error a... Read more

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I have been automatically been getting logged into my wifi network from day one. My laptop came with windows 10 pre loaded.Now all of a sudden i get "unable to connect to this network" when i try put my wifi password in.The network is running all fine. Its this laptop that doesnt work.I have turned all updates off so i dont even get them so that cant be the problem.What can i do please to get my wifi up again. Nothing works from what ive read in the forums.Rossross1

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Hi there, unfortunately I had to go onto a website last night called "Audible" because I have a payment on my credit card showing and I wanted to know what it was. My pop up browser warned me that the site may contain harmful content but I had to proceed to be able to find out what I was being charged for. I accessed the site via an email. I have tried to open up my laptop this morning and a sign popped up saying a corrupt file had changed my homepage. I cannot click on it to set is as my default. I cannot connect to the internet either, when I click on network places and highlight my usual one it comes up with a message "This is taking longer than usual". Can anyone out there help me please ?

A:unable to connect to network

I accessed the site via an email.Click to expand...

??? Do you mean that you received a fake email with a malicious link, clicked on the link and ignored the "harmful content" warning? If so I suggest you post the info requested by Everyone MUST read this BEFORE posting for help in this forum and then click on Report and request this thread be moved to the Virus & Other Malware Removal forum.

If that's not what you meant please explain, and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:


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

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.

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My son's computer will not connect to the home network. He has Windows 7 and has a wireless adapter in his computer. He was able to get on just fine. He downloaded Windows Movie Maker and Microsoft Security Essentials and suddenly his computer could see the network but could not connect to it. We did a system restore to before the things he had downloaded but still unable to connect. When I do ipconfig this is what I get:

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

C:\Users\Jake>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 9:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-E0-4C-C3-74-7A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 802.11n Wireless LAN Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-E0-4C-C3-74-7B
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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Windows XP Pro
3.0 Mhz P4
1 GB PC3200 RAM
On-Board NIC

Let me run down the spiel of this network saga:

Power surge happened Sunday afternoon. Sunday morning, I was connected fine. The orange light on the NIC shows it's on, but no connectivity. I have Comcast. Comcast modem is showing 4 lights - Power, Receive, Send, and Online. There is also a PC/Activity Light. That is suppose to show orange and nothing is blinking there. I also have a wireless network setup. The wireless router is responding and it seems to be getting activity from the LAN. I have a laptop that is setup wireless, but it won't connect to the internet since my modem doesn't have LAN activity.

I was on the phone w/ Comcast trying to figure this out. Replaced out network cables, reset modem numerous times, reset PC numerous times, hard-wired modem to the PC, hard-wired modem to my laptop with LAN enabled, still nothing. Comcast said to replace out modem. Replaced it out and still no connectivity. Brought my PC up to work to determine if it's a bad NIC or not. I had a live connection and I notice the orange light on my NIC is still on with or without any ethernet cable. Powered the PC on and still no connectivity. Uninstalled NIC and the PC detected the NIC. Still no connection. Checked in BIOS to see if on-board LAN is on and it is on. Reset BIOS and still no connectivity. Any other suggestions or bad NIC?

Thanks in advance for the help.

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I have set up a small network in my office - the computers included all use the same Workgroup Name = WORKGROUP. We use a combination of Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. I just set up the newest Windows 7 Professional pc and I am getting the following error when trying to access:

\\FISCHER-PC is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

Logon Failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.

I am setup on all PC's as an Administrator. I have confirmed that the Workgroup Name matches. I can see the PC when I "view devices on the network". I can't seem to even gain access to the computer to see if I can access the folders I've shared.

I followed the same procedures with a PC running Windows 7 and have had no issue getting access to the computer.


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I've got a laptop that cannot connect to network anymore, both wireless and fixed. when it tries to connect to the network, it sets an ip address in the range of -
further more, i saw that the HP Wireless Assistant starts all by itself after a few minutes that I start the laptop, although the wireless adapter is disabled.
now, i keep the computer completely disconnected from the network trying to figure out what is it to be done.
DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by user at 8:49:37 on 2011-11-10
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7600.0.1250.40.1033.18.2991.2042 [GMT 2:00]
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
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HelloI Would like you to do the following.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.Run Combofix:You may be asked to install or update the Recovery Console (Win XP Only) if this happens please allow it to do so (you will need to be connected to the internet for this)Before you run Combofix I will need you to turn off any security software you have running, If you do not know how to do this you can find out >here< or >here<Combofix may need to reboot your computer more than once to do its job this is normal.You can download Combofix from one of these links. I want you to save it to the desktop and run it from there.Link 1Link 2Link 31. Close any open browsers or any other programs that are open.2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.When finished, it will produce a report for you. Note 1: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stallNote 2: If you recieve an error "Illegal operation attempted on a registery key that has been marked for deletion." Please restart the computer"information and logs"In your next post I need the following
Log from Combofixlet me know of any problems you may have had
How is the computer doing now?Gringo

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Recently I switched ISPs to Qwest, after switching I noticed a severe lag in my wireless internet feed to my PC. I was able to connect to my network and access my internets as I pleased. Recently after that my mum had her laptop's wireless card fritz out. She called a gent from Geek Squad to come out and he re-worked the wireless set-up and updated the firmware for our router and everything. He was unable to get to my computer in time to set me into the network and as usual with them, their directions on how I am to set it up were forgotten and then never written down.

So, that night when I went to access my network it did not show up in the list of available networks. My wireless card is 2 weeks old and works fine, it's just a matter of integrating myself into the network. Any help would be very much appreciated.

A:Unable to connect to network on my PC.

Well first off, don't go to Geek Squad, they seriously don't know anything.

OKay and 2nd, I need more info, what is the wireless router model, what kind of secruity, what is your new ISP and if it comes down to anything, you may have to install a new update onto your ISP or for your router. My mother had the same problem when she got her new Vista laptop.

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I've just installed a new modem as a result of upgrading by broadband and my windows 8 PC won't connect. I've googled and followed almost every tip

ipconfig /release
ipconfig / renew

ipconfig /release6
ipconfig / renew6

ipconfig /flushdns

plus whatever else is out there. Every other device worked a treat except my desktop on windows 8.

When I try and do a ipconfig /renew it goes away and eventually comes back saying it could not find the DHCP server, what am I missing???

help please

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Hi so i just built my computer and when I tried to connect it to the internet through an ethernet cable it created a broadband network connection. Then when I try to connect it tells me the modem had encountered a problem it's error 651 and I can't connect to it help me.

A:Unable to connect to network error 651

Welcome to the Seven Forums GJMakuwitz.

Unless you fill in your full System Specs giving suggestions would be like groping in the dark. So please fill them out comprehensively. Please check if the suggestions at Unresolved Error 651 on Dell XPS 8000 With Intel i5 processor help out.

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I've searched the web endlessly trying to solve this problem with one of my laptops - without any luck at all. Hoping someone here is able to assist.

My main PC, 2 laptops, an iPhone and an iPad all connect to my home wifi network. All worked perfectly until 3 days ago.

The 2 laptops and my PC all run Windows 8.1 (all updated). 3 days ago my Toshiba Qosmio stopped being able to connect to my home network. All other devices still connect perfectly.

The Qosmio doesn't detect my wifi network. I immediately went to the network adapter's (Qualcomm Atheros) website and downloaded the latest driver. Installed it and for a brief (very brief) time it could once again detect and connect to the network. Last 3 days unable to either detect or connect.

It detects other networks fine, and has no problems connecting to any other network - except mine (doesn't even detect mine anymore). It connects to the iPhone (when used as a hotspot) without any issues.

I've uninstalled and re-installed the new driver, re-booted the wireless router (several times), re-set the router to factory settings, used Windows trouble shooter, checked & deleted the netsh profiles. Re-booted the laptop a dozen + times, disabled (& uninstalled software) for the laptop's Bluetooth.

It simply stopped working.

I've tried everything I can find on the web - without any success at all. I've had the laptop sitting only a few cm from the router.
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A:Unable to connect to own wifi network

how does the LAN work is it connecting? Do you have Reserve IP for each of your devices on your router?

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I just had to format my hardrive and reinstall Windows XP.

Now I am trying to connect to the internet via my already establisched Cable -> Router -> PC network but no matter what I try the 'Wizard' doesn't seem to do what I need.

I obviously have a connection at the cable modem and router since I was able to use the other PC in my house to post this.

The PC I just formatted IS connected exactly the same way it was before I reinstalled XP (with a hard line directly to the router).

I am frustrated that this is so non-intuitive.

Can someone PLEASE walk me through getting the PC to be able to connect to the internet again.

A:Unable to connect to internet/network

Is the network driver installed for your network card?

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Hey all!

Few days ago I got Acer V5-531. On this laptop, I can easily connect to wireless networks, but my home one. I could do it on my old laptop with no problems. How is it possible to solve this? It's getting quite annoying, especially knowing that this is the only network I can't connect to. In case with this network, it prompts password and then says "Unable to connect".

What have I tried

Air Mode is off
Updating/rolling drivers back
Resetting the router once (owned by neighbor, thus, I cant perform all maintenance on it)
router lights are on
pw is correct
wireless switch is on
What else can be done?
Thanks all!

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Hello all,

I have recently formatted my laptop because it didn't work properly anymore.
Now that it's working again, I find myself unable to connect to my wireless network.
I believe I should only have to enter my SSID code and network key while trying to access my connection.
This doesn't work.
When I try to repair the connection it hangs at connecting to wireless network.
Anybody have an idea what's wrong?

Thanks in advance

A:Unable to connect to wireless network

Did you install the wireless adapter drivers?
Look in device manager to see if there are any Yellow Marks indicating missing drivers.
You should be able to get your drivers from the maker of the laptop.

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My laptop is unable to connect to my home wifi network after it had ip conflict last night. I tried network troubleshooting it and it always ask me to investigate the router. I tried to reset the modem a few times but my laptop still could not connect to it while my roommates and my phone could. Then I remove my wifi profile and attempt to connect back to the network. However, the same problem persist.My laptop model is Asus A43S and having Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1. Anyone who can help me on this? I'm currently using my roommate's laptop for Internet. Thanks

A:Unable to connect to a wifi network

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Recently I came across a connection problem with my PC. I have one HP compaq with all the specifications as stated below:

System Information
Time of this report: 2/26/2014, 14:55:46
Machine name: PRINCESIONG-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: Presario V3700 Notebook PC
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5550 @ 1.83GHz (2 CPUs), ~1.8GHz
Memory: 3072MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3062MB RAM
Page File: 1920MB used, 4202MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

Right now, I am living in a school hostel and they provide us with a wireless connection. No problem with the password because we got it from the school. But when I was trying to connect to the wireless network, it stated that 'window can't connect to the network'. I tried to solve the problem by running some diagnostics but it was useless. After typing ipconf/ all in the command prompt window, i got the following things:

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


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A:Unable to connect to a wireless network

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Win7 install went perfect. Loving it so far.

Came home and hooked up to wireless network. I can see my server and the 5 shared folders available. But I am unable to connect to any of them. Each time it says
"Windows cannot access \\server\storage"
"You do not have permission to access \\server.....

Any ideas?

FYI Yes I have network discovery on etc etc. These ARE password protected folders, but it's not even prompting me for a user/pass. When I attempt to Create a network drive and use different credential which is an account on that machine it says "it's currently mapped using a different username and password"

Thank you

A:Unable to connect to network shares

Check permissions on the remote machine for the folders that can not be accessed. Give permissions to "everyone." Click permissions as in my screenshot.

Map the drives using an admin account's user/pass from remote machine, by choosing to connect with different credentials as you've said.

Reboot the remote machine if you're still having problems. It will rid of that currently mapped error. If it doesn't, go on remote machine and allow more users to connect to the remote folders. For each one. Same place where you grant "everyone" permission.

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Both my computers, Desktop (ethernet connection) and my laptop (wireless) were in the same network up until I changed my internet modem Hitron model CODA 4582U (Rogers cable, ON, CA). After doing the wired connection of the new medem to my desktop, since it does not have a wireless card or adapter, I am having difficulty in creating a homegroup because they are in two different network. In my desktop under system settings, network shows as WORKGROUP and but in my laptop under system settings network shows as ZNETWORK, it appears system has automatically defaulted it as domain network not as peer to peer. As such both the computers are not in the same network, WORKGROUP. I think because of that I am having difficulty in making my laptop to join the homegroup. In the laptop file explorer my desktop does not appear either under Network folder or Homegroup folder.

Further, through Control Panel > System I tried to change the name ZNETWORK to WORKGROUP. But is does not allow me to do that either, I can change only the name of the computer not the workgroup.

Any assistance in bringing thesee two computers under one network and to create a homegroup would be appreciated.

A:Unable to connect my two computers to the same network

Are you saying that you think the PCs are on different networks (in spite of being connected to the same router) or in different Workgroups? Having the PCs in the same Workgroup is not necessary for Homegroups, and not necessary for file sharing (but sometimes makes it easier).

If one of the PCs is in a Domain you must have joined the domain, as Windows does not default to Domain instead of Workgroup.

Please show a screenshot of the relevant portion of the System window, since you say that the discrepancy is shown there. If you need help with a screen shot see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows Vista or latter I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

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I have an HP Pavilion Laptop that I cannot get to connect to my wireless network. It used to connect with no problem at all. Just all of a sudden it quit connecting. And if it does connect to the network, it says that the network &#8220;has limited or no connectivity.&#8221; The IP address which I get when this happens is a 169&#8230; number. I have never had problems connecting before&#8230;THIS IS VERY FRUSTRATING!
The laptop recognizes that the network is in range and receives the strongest signal so I don&#8217;t think it is a problem with the router. I have even reset the router settings just to try and fix the problem. Also tried disabling the security settings&#8230;still won&#8217;t connect.
When I do ipconfig/all, this is what it says:
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;..:Amber
Primary Dns Suffix&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;:
Node Type&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;.:Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;:No
WINS Proxy Enabled&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;.:No
Ethernet adapter Wireless network connection 2
Media State&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;:Media Disconnected
Description&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8... Read more

A:Unable to connect to my wireless network!!!

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I recently bought a new HP V6000 laptop. I am having problems connecting wirelessly to my local security-enabled network in my new rented accomodation - I display the network when listing the available wireless networks. It cannot be the laptop as i have connected to many other similar networks with ease!

I did manage to connect once the other day by connecting it using the cable instead of attempting to connect wirelessly and then when switching back to wireless connection it was still working. However i had the same problem again, tried the same solution but it does not work anymore???

I just cant seem to pick up the signal. The 2 other people in the house do not have this problem and have full signal from the network.

Any ideas how i can sort this problem - i no expert with computers!


A:Unable to connect to local network

Have you power cycled the router??

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I am unable to connect my Gateway laptop to the internet. The message says they cannot find a network. We have a wireless router and my husband's I-Pad connects just fine. Another message says to turn on the wirelss capability, but the switch on the left, front corner is turned to wireless ON. It did work fine, but suddenly can't connect. I appreciate any suggestions.


A:Unable to connect laptop to network

hiya,go to control panel>device manager and scroll down the list to network adapters, expand the + sign at this line what is listed and is there any yellow! or?-redXs

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I am receiving the message "Unable to connect to this Network" when trying to connect to a WAP at my work. It is a Linksys with no Encryption or other policies so the stuff about Cisco not being able to be used because of WPA isn;t relevant I don't believe. When my laptop was running Windows 7 it could connect fine.
Windows 8 Pro
Asus UX21e
AR9485WB-EG with he latest Windows 8 Driver from atheros.cz

A:Unable to connect to this network - No Security

In order to connect to an unsecured network you will need to change over to using a Public network. This is for security reasons.

Network Location - Set to Private or Public in Windows 8

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I recently reloaded Windows XP Home on a Compaq EVO N600 Laptop. Everything seems to be fine, except the wireless adapter will nor attach to a wireless network. I see a secure network and enter the correct WAP No. but it will not connect. It worked just fine before I reloaded the operating system. What Am I missing here?

A:Solved: Unable to connect to Network

I reloaded windows, and the problem went away. I must have got a bad load the first time.

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does limewire havea reputation for messing with lan or
registry settings.?? if so how can this problem be resolved without redoing p.c.

im on lan and cant connect to the web but i can ping.

thanx for any help

A:unable to connect to network..limewire?

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Hello! First post here, probably won't be my last

Here's the situation... I'm trying to connect to my wireless network, but when I do, it simply says "Windows could not connect to (my network name)"
Then I go to troubleshooting, and I get to a loading screen that says "Detecting problems, looking for problems in adapter, resolving problems, ver... etc" and then another window pops up when that's done, that basically tells me to reset the adapter, wait 10 seconds, yada yada you know how that goes.

I reset my modem, and then press "Check to see if the problem is fixed."

Same loading screen comes up as the one I posted above.Then it comes to a screen that says "Windows could not resolve your wireless connectivity issue."
There is a backstory to this. Last weekend, my mom's computer crashed (not exactly sure what happened, she is much less computer literate than I am and just credited the crash to a virus, but I'm pretty sure that wasn't it... long story short she just had a friend re-install windows 7 and whatnot.)
She needed me to her re-connected to our wireless network.. At the time, I was able to (and was) connected to our network. I ran into the same problem with hers, but ended up doing something to get it to work. I didn't meddle with any of the network options, I don't think (I can't remember... I didn't change any passwords, I left it on WPA-2 Personal, all that).
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A:Windows was unable to connect to (network name)

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I have an Acer IconiaTab W500 with Windows 8 developer preview installed on it and I cannot get it to connect to my Cisco 1142 APs. I have a Guest network that is for b/g speeds only and requires [WPA2][Auth(PSK)]. I type the password in and Windows comes back and says something is wrong with the adapter or the access point.

I have taken the tablet over to StarBucks and was able to connect to their wireless network easily.

Of course Acer is no help. Since it came with Windows 7, that is the only support they can offer.

I have an Atheros AR9002WB-1NG wireless adapter. I have tried to install the Win7 drivers and it will not allow the installation to run. I can see all the wireless SSID around me, including my Guest network.

I have disabled the MS Kernal Debug Netwrok Adapter. I left the MS Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter enabled.

Any ideas?


A:Unable to connect to wireless network

Switch off your router, leave it for 10mins or something, try connecting again. First try without the Athros adapter.
EDIT: You could also try a different DNS server as well.

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Hi all

I am using windows 7 and browsed internet regarding this problem for almost a week now. Any help is highly appreciated. Other windows 7 laptops and mobiles are connected to the network and running well.
No problems detected with Network adapters in Device Manager.

Here's the result of ipconfig /all :

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

C:\Users\xxxx>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 7C-E9-D3-AE-93-F3
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 7C-E9-D3-AE-93-F2
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
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A:windows was unable to connect to (network name)

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I bought a computer yesterday and am currently unable to connect to my wireless network. The network is a shared wireless network, WEP network key and i'm using a Netcomm Np 7040 usb lan adapter. When I open wireless connections the wireless network is visible and when I try to connect it gives me the error message "windows is unable to connect to the selected wireless network. The network may no longer be in range. Please refresh the list of available networks, and try to connect again." I have already googled the problem and one bit of advise was to add the network in the advanced settings and include the network key in that. I did that and it is still coming up with the message. The usb adapter works on all the other computers when connecting to the network so I doubt its that. Any ideas?

A:Unable to connect to wireless network

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Hi, i recently bought a usb wireless wifi connector & successfully installed the drivers. The problem is that whenever I click on a network to connect an error pops up saying 'Windows is unable to connect to the selected network. The network may no longer be in range.Please refresh the list of available networks, and try again.'
Plz help me to solve this problem.
Currently i am running Windows xp sp 2 on my desktop.

A:Unable to connect to wireless network

Why not SP3? Some networking devices will not work properly w/o SP3.

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

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So I'm back to my house I rent during school. My roommate some how restarted our wireless and now it is unsecured. I'm only back for 2 or 3 days so I figure I don't care and just use it unsecured. Well my Vista isn't allowing me to conect to it becuase it's unsecured. Some security setting or something. I can't find the place to turn it off though.

Any help?

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Recently purchased asus 1005 ha netbook.The problem is that windows says it is not able to connect to network.I think that I put in the wrong security key for my router.My question is how do I go back and change the key.

A:Unable to connect netbook to network

Reset your router by pressing the reset switch (usually there is a small hole on the back of your router) this will reset it to its default settings... hope this helps..

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