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"Waiting for" connectivity issue

Q: "Waiting for" connectivity issue

In both IE and Chrome, i can't connect to any websites.  Just get a "Waiting For" forever.  I pinged google.com from command prompt and got response on all four hits.  Other devices on same wireless work just fine, and this says its connected without issues (via "troubleshooter")
Any ideas of what could the issue?

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A: "Waiting for" connectivity issue

Have you tried temporarily connecting by a wired connection to see if that helps?

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Does anyone have information on when a security update will be available for the issue?
On 10/18/17 MS Article Stated: "Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release of the security patch. This is expected to be available in another 2-3 weeks or earlier."

For Issue:
JET provider is no longer able to connect after the October update. This update (released October 10<sup>th</sup>, 2017) includes a security update release that inadvertently affects the JET provider. The update was kb4041678 and included in
the patch kb4041681.  These patches affected the Operating System, which adversely has an issue with the following technologies: Microsoft Windows Search Component, Windows kernel-mode drivers, Microsoft Graphics Component, Internet Explorer, Windows
kernel, Windows Wireless Networking, Microsoft JET Database Engine, and the Windows SMB Server. It is important to note that the changes were not to these technologies themselves.

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Howdy amazingly smart people of this forum!!! I have an issue or maybe I'm just impatient... Whats goin on is I just reinstalled this operating system on a Compaq SR2030NX and everything seemed to be just fine... I downloaded drivers from the hp/compaq website and got them installed and well....... it works!!!! The problem is, upon reboot I get a dashed bar from the bottem left side of the screen to the right and as the CPU loads the dashed line fills in ... like its loading something and after about 10 min or so (sometimes longer) it will finally boot up the OS... (OS = Windows XP Media Center Edition)

I just rebooted and waited for the white dotted/dashed line to finish and i turned away ... looked back and now i have 2 lines of text and the cpu seems to be frozen the lines say ... well a 3rd line showed up... its like it's trying to boot in safemode but ... its not I really have no idea what the deal is... anyone got a suggestion or an answer? thank you guys!!! If you need more information let me know!

--I did ctrl+alt+del and tried to boot into safemode... and its the same lines... I don't know why it tried to boot into safemode earlier but now I'm thinking a hardware issue but still... if anyone has seen or heard of this issue ... enlighten me please!! TANKIES!

A:Solved: Waiting and waiting for windows xp media center edition to load

Bah... it was just the HD... i tried a different HD and it loaded reeeaaallllllyyyy fast... so ya! Have a good day!!!

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Hru guys ?

I'm @ my wits end w/ this message, I tried deleting the files but says the path couldn't be found "avg..8.0,.." something like that. I also disabled Imap but the thing persists. Originally some time ago I was trying to download some security utilities onto a cd but ran out of space.
Any other actions I can try to remove this file ?
Thanks' a lot.

A:Files waiting to be written balloon issue.

Right click the drive and check for a write files to disk listing
or double click the drive.
You should get a window for writing files to the disk.
There should be a button to cancel the operation.

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Running a PC with WinXP sp2, recently after I ran Malwarebytes and removed a few spyware, IE7 started this issue...IE7 issue (Website found, waiting for reply...) and it just stays that way forever. PC is connected to the internet, AVG, and windows update show trying to auto update and shows 0%, they never get the updates, and I never get a message about Page cannot be displayed. I have since ran more AV and anti spyware software, SFC has ran, LSP Fix, WURT, ran HiJack This to check for any problems, ran MS Regclean, Winsock Fix, Windows Security Center Fixes, reinstalled the NIC driver, and removed McAfee security Center and turned off the Windows Firewall. All have proved to do nothing. Except for this issue the PC is working perfectly.
I want to also add, I just took a look at Windows Task MAnager, and see a System Idle Process showing CPU @ 99, but at the bottom shows CPU Usage @ 0%.

I appreciate any help you guys could give me. I feel helpless, until this I thought I was a hell of a PC Tech. LOL

A:IE7 issue (Website found, waiting for reply...)

Expanding upon the original post....

I have now tried IE7 while in safe mode w/networking, and Hmmm, it goes online. No problems. Switch back to Normal Mode and IE still does not load the website.
I have even Re-Installed IE7, with no luck.
I have also run the IE7 Run Once Fix, with no luck. I ran this because I noticed, in the address bar, its always been trying to call up a go.microsoft.com/xxxx/KB=xxxxxx link instead of the set homepage link. As if it were trying to bring up the First Run IE7 thinga-ma-jig.

Thanks for any help, bout to pull out what little hair I have left. Or do a complete system reload.

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For those who don't know, this is Yahoo's image and media server. On Firefox 22 and Opera 15, it will absolutely refuse to connect and if that happens, no Yahoo page can be reached. On Firefox, I tried disabling AdBlock Plus and HTTPS Everywhere, clearing cookies and cache and even reverting to the default profile with no extensions. I even disconnected and reconnected from the Net. Still no joy.
If I load it in Internet Explorer or on my Droid 4, it comes up right away. If I ping it from the command prompt, it responds promptly.
What is it about Firefox and this Yahoo server?
I'm not the only one who has had this problem. A Google search for l.yimg reveals posts about this problem dating back to 09 and covering a wide range of connections and computing platforms. It mentioned a possible solution of setting the MTU to under 1500 as a remedy.
Is Yahoo simply too negligent and inept to maintain their server or is there something more complex happening?
Thank you.

A:Waiting for l.yimg, and waiting, and waiting...

Let's try this:
 Please download MiniToolBox , save it to your desktop and run it.

Checkmark the following checkboxes:

Close your browsers and click Go. Post the Result.txt located in the same directory as the tool.

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Appreciative of help in advance! Apologize if my protocols aren't quite right!Picked up a bug yesterday in our home laptop. Using different computer to post here, now.On the problem computer, instead of re-directing to another site, both Firefox and IE just wait, wait, wait. Never connects. Some sites are fine, though, and load almost immediatly. Cannot get to this site, for example, but others are okay. Also, cannot contact MB update server, via Malwarebytes Program.What I have done so far;Scanned with MB at first showed nothing. Switched to safe mode and re-scanned. Found Browser Hijack and cleaned. Still had problem, though. Re-scanned with MB and AVG and both found nothing.Took drive out, and scanned with another computer, using today's MB dat file. Found Trojan: Fraud. Cleaned. Re-installed drive into laptop, and dang, same problem. Re-scanned with Malwarebytes, Vipre, Spybot, MS malicious tool, AVG. No Malware found.At wit's end! I know it's malware (the MB update error is a dead givaway) but just can't find.I was able to get a highjack this log. Can anyone look at this and see if anything jumps out?Thanks much, -BT3-Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 7:00:51 PM, on 3/18/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS�... Read more

A:Browser is Waiting, Waiting, Waiting

Hello my name is Sempai and welcome to Bleeping Computer. * Please stay with me until I declare that your computer is clean as most users don't reply anymore once they found out that their computer is running smoothly, but absence of symptoms does not mean that a computer is free from infection.*It is important not to make any further changes or run any other tools unless instructed to. This may hinder the cleaning process of your machine.*Please be patient, all Bleeping Computer helpers are volunteers and have lives outside this forum.*You must reply within 5 days otherwise this topic will be closed.++++++++++++++++++Before we run any fix, can you please tell me when did you install AVG9? does the problem started at the same time when you installed it?~Semp

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Opps, maybe not so unique since I just noticed an ENTIRE forum for browsers...perhaps moving this is appropriate...if so, please do. I will be reading up in there.

Its interesting because I can't find any mention of it anywhere on this site. Specifically browser connectivity is lost after a little while (guessing 7 minutes, though it may be a number of browser pages displayed trigger i went 3 hrs today) after I start browsing. If I don't start a browser, the death clock doesn't begin until I start browsing. Now, at the same time, all shares, the other machines on the network, work fine. Also if I am playing an online game, I will not have any issues. Just IE and firefox can't display pages and other programs (like updates of AVG) are soon to follow.

***Important to note this is new, the network was fine for over a week before this started a couple days ago.

I notice, when it works, net info states Homegroup - ready to connect (I am using a workgroup to connect to other machines) but last night, during a browser outage it said it was connected. I notice now it calls my workgroup a homegroup (I think is used to say workgroup)

(This problem may have started around when I tried to synchronise a folder to "always available offline", but there are other things that were done in that period of time unfortuately, all have since been undone.

System...Win7 7100 all updated.

Browsers IE8 and Firefox are effected (updated)

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A:Interesting connectivity issue, just a browser issue

I would doubt if it is really a browser problem since I tried safari, firefox and IE and still giving me this dropage... But continue your search I will follow ur footstep

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Hello once again TSF! I have been helped a lot by you guys before! Lets see if you can help me again! :)

So, I hardly reboot/shutdown my computer, but i recently cleaned it up and removed some apps i no longer use. All went well.

However, when i went to restart my computer (to finalize uninstall) it got hung up on the "Windows is waiting for programs to close" and what do ya know the list was empty

So I sat and waited about 20 minutes, then i noticed i couldnt click anything and nothing responded but the mouse moving and the power button. HDD light was out too

So i held power button to force shut down, worked. Started up and asked if i wanted to boot to safe mode etc. I selected boot normally. It booted up just fine everything is still working but i can't shut down or restart AT ALL.

I even tried the command in CMD to see if i could get it to shutdown that way using

shutdown /f

and the same thing happened, it appeared to be shutting down then just hang there, ( no waiting dialog as /f does not show that ) So i waited ten minutes, still no reboot.

I am at a loss, and Google is really not helping any either.

I need the TSF geniuses :)

Thanks guys for your time!

A:[ISSUE] Reboot/Shutdown freezes at "Waiting for programs to close"

It sounds like one of the deleted apps carried an important .dll with it. You can try either a System Restore and use a process of elimination or see if System File Checker straightens things out.

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In both IE and Chrome, i can't connect to any websites. Just get a "Waiting For" forever. I pinged google.com from command prompt and got response on all four hits. Other devices on same wireless work just fine, and this says its connected without issues (via "troubleshooter")

Any ideas of what could the issue?

A:Internet "waiting for" issue

what windows version are you running

What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, kaspersky or Mcafee or any free security suites like zonealarm, AVG , Webroot etc

check if a proxy set

Remove any proxy settings
Check your browser's settings, remove or uncheck any proxy settings if found



Also try a TCP/IP reset - see below for XP or for W7/Vista

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8

For Windows Vista/Windows 7/8
Start> Programs> Accessories> and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on the screen ):​
For Windows 8
To open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop. Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.​
In the command prompt window that opens, type the following commands:

Note: Type only the text in bold and red for the following commands.
Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh ... Read more

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My companies building was struck by lightning last week. All of our computers have been knocked offline. Some employees that use WYSE boxes smelled smoke after the lightning strike.
i performed an ipconfig/release /renew
that returned some results such as "unable to contact your dhcp server. Im not sure if some of my netwirking devices are fried as well, or theres just a configuration problem.we unfortunately have no internet connection but are connecting to an "unidentified network"
Our company has been without internet access for two weeks now..any answers would be highly apreciated.


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I have a ISA server which i use to connect all my systems to the internet. But there are times when i want direct access to the Internet without any firewall in between ( i know its not safe). For that i connect my DSL modem to an 8 port switch and from there to two of my systems and it works perfectly fine, i can browse...download and play games etc. But when i connect a third system...i cant connect to the internet although i can access systems connected to the switch.
I checked up DNS, IP and everything....still no good.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Connectivity issue.

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Good morning everyone,

slowly but steadily I am nearing the edge of sanity. I am not overly technically gifted and, to my dismay, certain members of the WoTC support staff aren't, either. I'm not sure I actually expect a solution as much as I hope for an explanation of an issue that's presented itself to me.

The issue is as follows: One particular application (namely Magic the Gathering Arena (yes, I am aware that there's a game subforum, but this really is a networking issue - promise!)) refuses to stay connected to the host for any amount of time. In these trying times (being a teacher and confined to my home desk due to Corona) I spend way too much time on online games, none of which are giving me any sort of grief. I'm on a gigabit fiber connection that's, similarly, never acted up on me before. But for some reason I have not been able to maintain a connection to the MtGA host for longer than about 2 minutes in the past 3 days (never had an issue with the game before). I contacted their support who, as they usually do, presented me with a list of off-the-shelf solutions. Suffice it to say, none of them worked, except for the last one.

A VPN. I'm in Germany and the CSR suggested I try a US-based VPN and this fixed it. I don't plan on making use of a VPN as a long-term solution, but at least I get to scratch the itch in the meantime, right? Well, I wrote back to the support who said, and I quote:

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Hello all,

I am new here but hoping still that someone might have the answer to an ongoing issue within our network.

I am dealing with a large network (large in the physical size not necessarily how many PCs connected). There are 4 different buildings that connect with a fiber optical connection. Each building has it's own internet source. I deal with two of these buildings. The connection runs underground. When I link our two buildings, the networked PCs communicate but the internet connection is lost.

I am not sure if the other buildings have these connection issues but I've noticed that at one end it looks like an adapter is connecting the fiber optical possible to a cat5 looking jack. Is it possible that that's the issue?

Have you heard of this before. I happens to be a POS system that we need working between the two buildings. So apart from one or two office computers on the network that needs internet we need it for processing credit cards as well.

Any help will do. Sorry if I wasn't all that specific or clear... I'm still new at this stuff.



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no laughing please, i truly am computer stupid!

i have a dell laptop inspiron B130. amazingly enough, made it though setting up a linksys wireless G broadband router! however, seems that the dsl cable modem is not "reading" the router. have not been able to connect to the internet via wireless...have reset the cable modem, the router...nothing. do keep getting an annoying popup balloon telling me that my wireless signal is excellent...any advice? thanks in advance for any help.

A:connectivity issue

how do you have everything configured?

Can you see the wireless router from your laptop?

Ideal setup is to have the "uplink" port (labeled as WAN or Internet" from your wireless router going to one of the LAN (or "Ethernet") ports on the DSL modem.

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I have just bought a new router and am trying to connect it. I did the basic set up with an install disc to the problem is that when I connect to the Wireless network it only gives me limited access to the internet for instance I am able to use Skype and other applications that rely on internet connection, but when it comes to web browsers (both Mozilla & Safari) it shows the url section loading but only ever makes it mid way (the page always stays blank) . I also have access to the router settings using I cloned my MAC address on the router settings as that was prior advice.

If anyone could help it would be amazing..

router settings also say that its connected

and I am using a Mac

Thanks in advance

A:Connectivity Issue.. Please Help

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I asked this in web/email but no one wants to help me...

I play C&C Renegade (on WOL) religiously. About 2-3 weeks ago, my computer got virused and i had to reset a bunch of things, and i think something messed up my 'net connection settings or something, because since then Renegade has been disconnecting randomly (always at the good times, too).

to further verify, my AOL/MSN (well ok, i use trillian) has been experiencing these disconnects too:
36] *** "" signed on at Wed May 24 08:36:27 2006.
[08:59] *** You have been disconnected. Wed May 24 08:59:55 2006.
[09:00] *** "" signed on at Wed May 24 09:00:07 2006.
[09:08] *** You have been disconnected. Wed May 24 09:08:20 2006.
[09:08] *** "" signed on at Wed May 24 09:08:31 2006.
[09:20] *** You have been disconnected. Wed May 24 09:20:45 2006.
[09:20] *** "" signed on at Wed May 24 09:20:56 2006.
[09:25] *** You have been disconnected. Wed May 24 09:25:29 2006.
[09:25] *** "" signed on at Wed May 24 09:25:39 2006.
[10:15] *** You have been disconnected. Wed May 24 10:15:06 2006.
[10:15] *** "" signed on at Wed May 24 10:15:17 2006.
[11:10] *** You have been disconnected. Wed May 24 11:10:44 2006.
[11:10] *** "" signed on at Wed May 24 11:10:57 2006.
[11:47] *** You have been disconnected. Wed May 24 11:47:22 2006.
[11:47] *** "" signed on at Wed May 24 11:47:33 2006.
[12:08] *** You have been disconnected. Wed May 24 12:08:59 2006.
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Hi Everyone.
I have a Netgear JFS516 switch which is directly connected to the D-link DES-3026 switch.The problem is up-link lED on netgear switch keeps blinking for 1 minute and then goes off, resulting no network connectivity on the part of Netgear JFS516 switch.

These 2 switches connected with straight cable and I crimped the cable on both side but the problem still persists.

A:Connectivity Issue

Did you test the cable with a cable tester? Sounds like a cable issue or perhaps a bad switch. Did you take the switch close to the other switch and connect it with a short patch cable as a test?

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Running Vista and IE 7 and connecting over att 3g wireless card. After updating virus protection (Kapersky) ie cannot connect to the internet. I have uninstalled the virus protection, and can ping common web sites from a command prompt and outlook works as well. When I try to connect to a website using ie, i get "internet explorer cannot display the web page". Please help

A:ie 7 connectivity issue

Hello and welcome

what firewall do you ahve

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I am currently trouble shooting a network problem for a medium size company, aprox 250 users. The issue is as follows:
A connectivity problem occurs on random clients which leaves them with an ip address received from DHCP server but the client only has connectivity with its own vlan. (DHCP server on different VLAN) The switch has ip helper set up so the communication to get an ip address is being done via the switch and on to the DHCP server.(The primary function of IP helper) The client can't ping anything outside its own VLAN.
Our only work around is to assign a static DHCP ip address on the DHCP server using the MAC address of the client. Issue an ipconfig /release and then ipconfig /renew on the affected client to get the assigned static DHCP address and full connectivity is restored.
There is a mix of Cisco and 3com switches, mostly Cisco with a Cisco 3750 multi layer switch at the heart of the network.
I have analysed the configuration of the devices and everything looks good.
I know its hard to diagnose from this brief description but any similar problems experienced and solutions discovered are appreciated.

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Hope someone out there has come across this... Bellsouth (DSL) using a Westel Modem directly connected to the Computer (ethernet), no switch, hubs, etc.... All connected to a UPS which I turn off nightly. When you first turn it all on, cannot connect to Internet, E-mail, etc... The DSL Modem shows steady power light, steady sync light and ethernet light flickers as it is working, but nada... disabled Firewall (Zone alarm) but nothing. Cannot ping or get to the outside. Most of the time, after a reboot it will then work as it should. No viruses on the computer, all updates are done (Windows 2000 Pro, SP4, IE6 with all updates, etc). It is becoming frustrating to say the least, and takes nearly as long as my dial up connection did just to get online... I contacted Bellsouth who tries to claim it is a hardware issue which I do not agree with... I changed the DSL modem to it is always on, independent of the computer and that didnot help... Next I am going to try a different Ethernet card... All dsl modem updates are done as well... Has anyone else had this problem? Please advise.. thanks

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I've recently (in the past few weeks) been having trouble with Internet Explorer, version 7.0.5730.11. When I first open the program, the page is blank, and the status bar (bottom of the IE window) briefly flashes "Detecting proxy settings" and then sits at "Connecting to site" for several minutes before displaying the typical "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" screen.

In dealing with the problem, I've found that whenever I get the "Connecting to site" message in the status bar, I immediately close IE, then reopen it. Sometimes the first time I do this results in Google (homepage) loading, but most of the time I must repeat this proces several times (up to about 10) before IE loads Google.

When already working properly, I've noticed that IE has no problems opening links in new windows or tabs. Does anyone have an idea of what could be causing this problem?

Relevant Information:

Windows XP Service Pack 3
IE version 7.0.5730.11

Please let me know if additional information is required, and I will do my best to provide it. Thanks for reading.

A:IE7 Connectivity Issue

Using Geo Spider, = Google.

Are you using something like the Google Toolbar? Try using Add/Remove Programs to uninstall it. If this solves your problem, you can try reinstalling Google Toolbar.

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Hi, Can anyone please help, I have a problem on my son's computer. we have lost access to the internet I just keep getting a message stating "limited or no connectivity" I have tried resetting the network wizard in Windows XP but to no avail, I have tried the repair connection facility but that says " unable to set IP address" We connect through a D link wireless router. my computer down stairs connects fine.
I don't know if this is connected to the problem but when I boot up the computer I get a message stating that Rundll C:\PROGRAM~1\NEWDOT~\NEWDOT~1.DLL is missing or cannot be loaded has that caused the problem?
Thanks in anticipation.

A:No connectivity issue

You have spyware

NEWDOT is spyware that hijacks your web browser and host file. You need to remove it. First you need to remove this key from the registry
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\new.net startup
After you have deleted this key you need to reboot your system. Then run msconfig and go to startup and stop these process
(may or may not exist):
Then you will need to do a file search for newdot(here is an example list)
You will have to unregister each of then and then delete them. If you don't know how go to this site http://articles.networktechs.com/111-p1.php
Then remove the folder %program_files%\newdotnet
And to finish it up run a regcleaner if you don't have one here is a link to one
Hope this helps.

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Dear Sir/Ma'am  kindly be informed that after installing WIFI DRIVERS my laptop signal strength is very low could not connect to wifi though my wifi router is next to my laptop its not connecting could you please help me finding the soultion thanks 

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Dear HP Experts, I am facing the WiFi connectivity issue. Whenever I connect to a WiFi, the system displays all the nearby WiFi and when I porceed selecting the relevant wi-fi after entering the password, it takes too much of time to coonect, but remains unsuccessful. Later, the error message displays that " This is taking longer than the usual time: Connection Unsuccessfull".  Best RegardsSurendhar

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Hey all,

I'm finally posting here after having read around on the site before and gotten good info.

I set up a wireless home network between two computers (a laptop and a tablet) a few months ago. The laptop is the "base" computer and the table has a wireless receiver; the router is a DLink 524.

I never had any connectivity issues (internet) until last week on the laptop when my free version of Zonealarm started acting screwy and not displaying any info when I would open the program up. I updated the version, and since then cannot use the internet while Zonealarm is running. I'm confused, though, because the tablet has Zonealarm and has no problems accessing the internet at all. DLink tech support tells me that the problem is in the configuration of Zonealarm, and that I should contact them, but I'm running the freebie version and so don't anticipate getting much help there.

Is this an issue of ports (opening/forwarding)? If so, I have no experience in that and would appreciate if someone could take a second to let me know what they think should be done. I'm willing to just scrap Zonealarm and try something that works better with the router if need be, but I'm willing to bet someone who knows what they're doing could fix this easily, and that the problem is with me.

Thanks so much,


A:Odd connectivity issue

Go into the router and turn off the blocking of computers not running ZA. I'm not sure if this is the problem but I do know that I've seen such as problem in DLink routers before because some models now have a feature(some added with firmware update) which will allow you to configure the router with ZA so they don't interfere with eachother, it aslo has a feature which will let you block computers not running ZA so that you don't have unprotected machines on the network. While this is a good idea in theory, it also causes problems for people who don't know it is there.

BTW, the setup you mention where one laptop is "base" as you call it, is incorrect. When using a router to share your internet, the router itself is the server and all computers are the clients. This misconception causes a lot of confusion and sometimes makes it difficult to diagnose a problem when you call one machine a "base" or "server" when it is not.

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My laptop which i have recently installed a fresh xp copy on, is having internet connectivity issues. there is only 1 driver that works for the wireless lan and 1 driver for the wire lan that but that wont work for some reason but im not concerned as long as the wifi works on it. the issue is that every 2-5 mins the wireless disconnects, and reconnects taking anywhere from 1 min - several mins to aquire ip address. i could understand if it was clear across my home away from the wireless router, but its stationed right next to the router, so there should be no interferrance problems. i use halfdone's unknown devices driver informer and that tells me that the proper drivers are all installed on my laptop and that i dont need anything else. device manager confirms. i dont understand why my wired internet wont work if it has the proper drivers, and i dont understand why the wifi cuts out like it does. would you assume that its the router ( though its brand new and doesnt cut on my other wifi systems ) or the computer?

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I am working on a clients machine:

Lenovo X230 ThinkPad Laptop Tablet
Windows 7 Professional x64 w/ SP1

Connected to a network domain (able to browse network folders/files/other machines) Both wireless & wired.


Cannot connect to any websites using Internet Explorer. Pages come up 'unable to load' ... Google search works up until the search results display...clicking on a result doesn't produce anything. Also able to get to Yahoo but clicking on any links also produces nothing. All other URLs 'unable to load and show up with a %20 before the url (ie. %20msn.com) Both wireless & wired.

Tried Firefox & Google Chrome with same results.

All browsers function properly in SafeMode.

Ran multiple scans (MalwareBytes, Spybot S&D, Super Antispyware, CCleaner, Glary Registry Cleaner etc). Returned very little results and cleaned. Repeated until 0 results displayed. Rebooted with same negative results connecting to internet.

Machine is picking up a network IP address and able to connect to network. Also, the network icon in the taskbar will sometimes have an exclamation mark
and sometimes not, with same results either way.

Configured msconfig for selective startup with only MS services enabled. Rebooted and seems to work fine. However on numerous reboots the exclamation mark seems to come and go whenever it pleases. Mostly it remains present. But still connects to internet.

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A:Internet Connectivity Issue

167 views and no assistance? Thanks.

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Hello, I have a problem with the wifi.It detects connections but once I try to connect the result is an error.I tryed to install all the latest drivers but is not working.I tryed automatic updates.... does not work. Using the device manager it seems the problem is related to the PCI and Ethernet device, but I do not know how to fix them.Thanks for your help.

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Hello Community.  I am truly hoping you can help me as I know the call in support can't. In December I bought a Y-50, 16gb, i7-4710, 8.1, 64 bit, GTX860M, 512SSD, no hard disk.  I use a FIOS 50up/50down connection. I have wanted to post many times about just how awesome this computer is.  It runs ridiculously quick compared to what I'm use to. I start quickbooks and it literally just starts... no waiting for 1 min.  Heck, I boot the computer and I can be online in 15 seconds.  Games are crazy fast too...  Technology rocks. Symptoms: Anyway, I'm having a frustrating issue.  My internet connection "seems" to stop while I'm surfing the web occasionaly and it's typically when no one else is home with me and no devices other than my laptop are online.  Chrome or IE will not connect to anything and even my scanner software reports that it's no longer connected.  The other crazy thing is the wireless bars remain high and the wireless never says it's disconnected. It happened once two weeks ago.  And for the past 3 days has been happening at least 2x per day.  The only way to fix this is to restart the computer--which is just not practical as I have to save everything and reopen etc... I've installed no out of the ordinary programs: Office, Quickbooks, Guild Wars 2, Google DriveI've not let windows update any drivers--only updates and drivers are not allowed to be installed through update. I imm... Read more

A:Y50-70 Wireless Connectivity Issue

Does your Ethernet port work or does it present the same issue? It could be your network messing up your IP on the router or something. Excluding that, have you checked the physical connection between the WLAN card and the computer, and also the antennas' connection to the card?

Y510p: i7 4700MQ (Overclocked to 3.6GHz), SLI GT 755M (Each Overclocked 111MHz), Corsair Vengeance 16GB 2133MHz, Samsung 850 Pro 256GB, MyDigitalSSD SuperBoot 128GB, Intel Wireless-AC 7260, Windows 10 HomeDell XPS 13 (2015): i5 5200U, Intel HD 5500, 4GB 1600MHz, 128GB Samsung M.2 SSD, 802.11ac WLAN, Windows 10 Home (School Laptop)

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My pc has a built in ethernet port and a wireless card installed. I just moved, and before then I didnt have any issues. After the move, I didnt have internet yet, but was able to connect to some wireless networks to get online. Now that I have internet, I tried connecting to the ethernet port. I'm getting the limited connectivity message. I get it directly connected to the modem, or connected to a hub, the second pc is surfing fine. I tried different cat5 cables, I uninstalled and reinstalled the NIC drivers, rebooted in safe mode with networking, reinstalled winsock, ran LSP fix(didnt find any issue), the internet protocols are set to auto, I uninstalled my firewall and antivirus, ran Spybot S&D and Spysweeper. Nothing I've tried has fixed the issue. I can still surf wirelessly, but not with the ethernet port.

A:limited or no connectivity issue

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The title must seem very vague, and sorry if it is.

I have been trying to troubleshoot this all week. When I had initially installed Windows 7 everything went fine with no problems. On the get go, a generic Broadcom driver was installed on my wlan nic, considering the chipset. But this worked fine, through my wrt150n router I was getting at least 20mbps on multiple speed tests.

Also, generic drivers for sound were installed (crackle pop). I fixed that by installing the official vista drivers from creative. That worked excellent, but there were many features missing, such as the ability to switch my flexijack from line-in to mic.

I installed a driver from the creative forums by daniel_k, and every feature on my sound card magically worked. However, my internet connection completely broke. And by broke, I mean mysteriously vanished. My NIC would still see and connect to my wireless LAN, and the network and sharing center was reporting local and internet. But nothing on firefox, IE8, or even AIM/MSN.

Logically, I disabled the windows firewall first for both public and private networks. No luck. Restarted, and still no luck. I uninstalled my NOD32 antivirus, restarted, and still no luck. I reinstalled the broadcom driver for my wlan NIC, and no luck. I installed the linksys-branded drivers for my NIC, and still nothing. Keep in mind that I always get "local and internet" on my wlan network in the network and sharing center. Frustrated, I slowly uninst... Read more

A:wmp300n connectivity issue

Seems like this issue may be solved. I never considered a hardware issue, as it would have seemed highly unlikely because it happened so soon after installing win7 beta.

The connection to the antenna is a bit iffy. As I run a speed test and play with the wire into the antenna, it jumps up and down. This seems to be a direct relation. I'm RMAing the NIC to linksys, and I will update everyone with the results later.

Please don't mark this as solved just yet, though.

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Issue regarding my laptop connectivity

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A:issue regarding laptop connectivity


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My computer gave me a blue screen and after the restart my connection kept saying "limited or no connectivity." I tried resetting my router, modem, and computer with no success. In addition it would not allow me to access my router configuration wizard in firefox or IE. I am convinced that this issue is the result of a virus or some other malware. I am using windows xp. I am not very computer savvy and I would appreciate any help. I have included the log files requested below.

Hijackthis log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:44:36 PM, on 10/18/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\A... Read more

A:Limited or No Connectivity issue

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got a windows update for a new driver. marvell yukon 88e8038 pci ran it and re booted with a few other updates. now i can no longer get online. i can ping www.google.com or yahoo, as well as the gateway and my own machine.

i tryed to roll back the driver
i tryed to uninstall the device completely
updated the driver throught eh updaet driver

you can watch the Status send and recive packets while doing this, but i can not get online???

i have done the full stack reset as John will posted
TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows Vista.
Start, Programs\Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt.
In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands:
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.

still nothing.

all of the services are running.

COM+ Event System (for WZC issues)
Computer Browser
DHCP Client
DNS Client
Network Connections
Network Location Awareness
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
TCP/IP Netbios helper
when i try to boot in safe mode i get a media test failure screen.


A:weird issue, no connectivity

Since you can ping Google by name, I'd be looking at firewall and/or IE configuration issues.

Disable ALL firewalls as a test, and if that doesn't do it, reset IE to defaults: Reset Internet Explorer 7 Settings

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have several devices... ipad2 toshiba laptop dell laptop... the problem is that only the dell 1501 connects to the network at my friends location all three devices connect at my location meaning they all connect to the network so the problem seems to be an ipconfig issue or default gateway problem... how can i resolve this give me a step by step if possible i suppose it has to do with router not recognizing the specific devices
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A:Network Connectivity Issue

lets see an ipconfig /all from the working dell and then an ipconfig /all from the faulty pc

how are they connected to the router wireless or cable ?
ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results in a reply here

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

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

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will be highlighted
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy
Now go back to the forum - reply and then right click in the reply box and paste

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Hi, Iíve been having some network connectivity issues, and Iím looking for some guidance on resolving them.

Iím home from college for the summer, and I connect to the internet wirelessly from my homeís basement using a Linksys wireless USB Network Adaptor, model no. WUSB54G to a Verizon DSL home wireless network (my modem is a Westell, Model 327W). However, since I got home, I have been unable to connect. I called a cousin whoís got a little more experience in this realm to see if he could fix the problem, which he did. A kink in the scenario is my cousin and my father, who is the primary account holder (more on this a little later) arenít on good terms, so whenever my cousin is around for whatever reason, thereís a problem.

My cousin spoke with Verizon, and succeeded at restoring connectivity (I donít know the exact steps he took, but he said there was some issue regarding the account passwords) however, within two days, I was once again unable to connect. Iíve spoken with Verizon tech support between 7 and 9 times over the last two weeks to solve this issue, and on the first several calls, operators succeeded in restoring connectivity; they walked me through changing some settings on the modem, but the crux of the issue was the passwords. Resetting the password (Iím not sure if it was the password for the account or the modem, and if they had to match [this is really the area where Iím stuck]) would restore connectivity. The other side of the password issue i... Read more

A:Network Connectivity Issue

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I am laptop ignorant. I personally prefer a desktop, but my wife desperately desired a laptop.

This expensive pain has a RJ-45 connection on the side. Under the network connections, within the LAN or Highspeed Connections, are an Ethernet Controller, Bluetooth Network and a Wireless Network Controller.

She used to have a dekstop too, so there was obviously an internal modem and a wall splitter.

We normally connect using Broadband DSL with a user name and password into the ISP. Stupid me thought this would work with the Ethernet card as an internal modem - not!

Where in the world should I go from here? Should I get an external modem? A wireless router? What?

I'm sincerely looking for advice.

A:Laptop Connectivity Issue

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Hi All

I have a Linksys Wireless ADSL Router and when I try and connect using the wireless adapter I get a message saying limited or no connectivity, however I have a different laptop which connects without any problems.

When I disable the WPA security on the router I can connect no problems...

Any advise would be helpful.

A:Wireless Connectivity Issue

Make sure you have the latest driver for the wireless adapter. Does it support WPA?

Any chance of wireless interference (e.g., 2.4Ghz cordless phone or another network on the same or close channel)? Sometimes interference has a bigger negative impact on secured networks.

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Hi! I have a strange one here, I think. The internet is working fine in our house, but there is one website that cannot be accessed on any device. I am getting an "ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT" error in Chrome, and similar messages in other browsers. The website works fine if I am on 4G on my phone. I have tried resetting the modem and router, cleared my cache and cookies, and changed the DNS settings on my wireless connection to Google DNS ( and None of this has fixed the issue. The website in question is http://www.reptilebasics.com. This started about a week or so ago - I placed an order with the company from my computer on October 12. Any ideas?

A:Connectivity issue to one website?

I'm on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and Internet Explorer 11 and Firefox 41. The site loaded fine for me in both browsers.

You didn't say which Windows version and browser version you're using. Have you tried a different browser?


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Before I write further...I desparately need help and as soon as possible..

I have had factor reset to my Thinkpad latop...and I am trying to connect through the VPN to connect to my client systems..

I had to work my way out doing following to be able to connect to the VPN successfuly..

1. Resolve the den2000.sys error by updating the DNE files
2. Resolve the Blue Screen Error after connection by removing vsdata.dll files from the system.

Now the connection to server is succesful, but I am not able to ping the DNS server on my client's domain.

Ran out of ideas...

Seeking an divine intervention...

A:Cisco VPN connectivity Issue..

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I have Firefox 3.0.5 installed on an XP based system. It works fine when it is connected, but that is the problem. Every time I try to open it I get an error messege. It says "Proxy Server Refused Connection". I can go into tools/options/network/settings and it always shows "Manual proxy configuration". If I change it to "No proxy" or "Auto detect" and click through the OKs, it works fine, but when I close it down it reverts back to "Manual" the next time I start it up.
How do I get it to stay?

A:Firefox connectivity issue

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Please help me as i am unable to connect wifi normally. Whenever i want to connect my wifi i have to fight with my computer for atlest 1/2 hour. For some time it shows my network in network list and after selecting and pasword it throws an error can't connect to network. At this point my wifi compltely turning off. Sometimes it luckyly connects, but dropps in middle. I tried installing latest driver software from 'HP Support Assistance', uninstalled installed it many times. But no use. Other devices working with my network are connecting smoothly. Please help me resolving this issue. Thanks in Advance.

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A:Wifi Connectivity Issue

I don't know the correct reason why my laptop was not connecting througb wifi. but it was solved automatically when my upgraed my os from 8.1 to windows 10.

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After some very il-advised tinkering with my PC, my edimax 802.11n PCI card will not connect to the internet despite detecting a strong signal. I disbled all "un-essential" PC processes to free up some power, only to realize this was crippling; I had to re-configure them all as eithe manual or automatic start up (guess work)- I have deleted nothing; I did attempt to create a new connection so it may be that I need to re-install some drivers.

It may be too vague for me to helpfully convey, but I wanted to lay down the gist of it incase a quick fix or general, glarring point strikes you that would not have struck me.

Thanks for your time.

A:Edimax Connectivity Issue

I'd uninstall the Edimax card totally, then install it like a new installation.

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This issue started about a week ago. Everytime i try to connect it tries to connect then says limited connectivity. What can i do?

A:limited connectivity issue

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cannot connect to wifi signal,  wifi signal shows up , gives option to connect, but just spins and spins, when i try to connect.  recognizes wifi siganl when i am in the room with router gets 5 bars. I get a red x on the 802.11 wirelesslan card but it shiws 5 green bars and the wifi network shows up when i click on it. , when  i do a trouble shoot it indicates, noe of the networks you have previously connevted to are in range.

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