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Unable to configure network properties

Q: Unable to configure network properties

as you can see the properties button does not lit up and remains grey out although i click on IPV4, why is this happening? i was open it a few years ago

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A: Unable to configure network properties

Have you done this? Change TCP/IP settings

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i am creating a local network of just 2 PCs. 1st one is using windows 7 OS and the 2nd one is using windows 8.1 . Error i am facing is when i click on TCP/IP(v4) properties in 2nd PC(win 8.1 pc) it says that ""In order to configure TCP/IP, you
must install and enable a network adapter card.". 1st pc is working fine and showing shared drives and files in network but 2nd PC is not showing anything in network because id donot allow me to configure IP settings. 
Please Note that i have also connected WiFi connection to my 2nd PC and that connection is working fine and showing all the TCP/IP Properties correctly without showing any error. 
I have disabled Network adapter in Device manager and installed again but nothing happens. 
Help me in this Please
Thank you!!

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I am running Hyper-V on Windows 10 Pro and trying to install CentOS 6 on a VM. I define an external virtual switch, create a VM, specifying the use of the external virtual switch. I have 2 NICs on the host system, both with network access and internet access. The external virtual switch creation specifies the use if the Intel NIC and creates a vEthernet definition in the control panel. When I install the VM, it has an ifcfg-eth0 that specifies dhcp and onboot=no. When I run ifconfig -a I see a definition for vibr0 that has in IPv4 address of 192.168.122.1. My network is 192.168.200.nnn and even though service network restart says it is OK, I cannot see anything on my network. There is no ifcfg-vibr0 defined so I can't change the IP address to one that works.

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I am not able to access or change my network settings.

Windows XP Home SP 3

I do the following:

Start > Control Panel > Network Connections. Right click on Local Area Connection and choose Properties.

Then get these error message

"Some of the controls on this property sheet are disabled because one or more other Network property sheets
are already open. To use these controls, close all these property sheets and then reopen this one"

Tried rebooting, tried disabling local area connection then rebooting and re-enabling still no luck.

Only other thing I can think of is that I tried VMWare (new browser version) did not like and uninstalled it.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

A:unable to access network properties

For diagnostics: Boot in a safe mode with networking and try if it works....Begin tapping the F8 key every few seconds as the system boots up until the screen offering the Safe Mode option appears.

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This is a fairly new install of Windows 8 pro (within the last month), and while trying to set up a static ip up today I found that I was unable to access the network properties or disable the connection in the Network Connections. I am pretty stumped as I am the only user of this computer and from what I can tell have the correct permissions to do so. When trying to check the properties it tells me "an unexpected error has occurred" with no further information.

Has anyone had this problem and found a fix?

A:Unable to access properties of my network connection.

It sounds like you aren't using an Admin account on this machine.

Under Computer Management, Local Users and Groups>Users, you should see your name there, under the Member Of' Tab, you should be listed at a member of the Administrators and Home Users. You can add the credentials if you aren't.

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So on windows 7 when you "Manually create a network profile" and close you can see a list of on networks via the gui and modify them as needed. However i am unable to find this on windows 8 and newer. I know the profile is there via the command
"netsh wlan show profiles" but am unable to get back into the properties in the gui.
Please advise.

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in vista ultimate, i created a new user account as an administrator, logged in, and deleted the old account.
when i click on "Configure advanced user profile properties" or "Change my account variables" (under the tasks sidebar in control panel -> user accounts), nothing happens at all.
i cannot figure out any way to resolve the issue.
UAC is disabled, and the new account is an administrator.
anyone know whats going on??
thanks.
 

A:cannot configure advanced user profile properties...

Is the account password protected?

try this method

Click Start

type Accounts in the Start search box, and then click User Accounts under Programs.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
In the User Accounts dialog box, click Change my environment variables under Tasks.
Make the changes that you want to the user environment variables for your user account, and then click OK.
 

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I have to plan this project, would need some help how to do it!

The organisation would like all their users to have access to the internet. The business has requested that you configure an internet gateway for their users in the office.

The meeting identifies it needs to incorporate the following requirements:

1. Internet service via a reputable service provider
2. Ensure minimal disruption to current LAN services when implementing
3. Enable required security measure

Part 1. Assess the client's hardware requirements with consideration to their requirements for an internet gateway.

Part 2. contact vendors and obtain technical specifications in obtaining any hardware, software and configuration the existing LAN with internet access

Part 3. In the form of a presentation provide a recommendation to the management of the business for configuration of internet access that includes a plan for implementation. The presentation also should incorporate the specific of hardware, software and ISP that will be required to detailing any costs that may be involved.
 

A:Install Network Hardware to a Network and configure an internet gateway?

I suggest you do your own homework, what would be the point in us doing it for you?
 

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When I download Win updates, I am unable to configure the updates. How can this be corrected?
 
JN

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When Win updates are downloaded, the computer will not configure them and reverts back.What can I do?
 
JN

A:Unable to Configure Win Updates

The cache update files could be damage delete the Windows update cache files.
Save all your open files and close all programs.
Open Command Prompt as a administrator.
Type Sc stop wuauserv press Enter key.
Type Rd  /q   /s  "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution" press Enter key.
Type Shutdown  /r  /t 1 press Enter key.
 
After computer restarts check and install available Windows updates.

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Hey guys!

Maybe someone can help me out with these questions I have:

1) What is "Client for Microsoft Networks" ?

2) What is "QoS Packet Scheduler" ?

3) Is it safe to disable these options?

I'd greatly appreciate it if anyone could help me out.

Thanks!
 

A:My Network Places -> View Network Connections -> Properties (Screenshot Inside)

Response to Q3:
1. No. Not if you want to have a LAN of Windows PCs.
2. Yes.

Plus if your want to share files and a printer on a LAN you'd need to enable FIle and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks.
 

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Hi all,
I've some users added to 'Network configuration operator' on Windows 7x64 Pro SP1 and they cannot open the properties dialog of network interface. I've tested the KB2157332 on Windows 7 x64 Pro
without SP1 and it works, but I cannot install it on W7SP1 computer, . I'm looking a SP1 version of the hotfix but I cannot find it. 
I've read
this and
this post but still getting the issue
Any idea to solve it?
Thanks

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I am unable to configure Windows Firewall and Security Center settings on a Windows XP SP2 operating systems. Windows Firewall is disabled. I cannot use the Windows Firewall tool in Control Panel to turn on Windows Firewall or to configure Windows Firewall settings on the Windows XP SP2 computer. When I try to configure Windows Firewall settings, some options are appear dimmed, and I receive the following message: "For your security, some settings are controlled by Group Policy."

In addition, my Internet Explorer default settings are not available.
Recently I removed trojan.cachecachekit and had made the assumption this problem was caused by the trojan. System Restore is not an option because in following the Symantec instructions to remove the trojan I reset the restore date. Can you please help me get my system back to its original configuration?

Thanks! Nica

A:Unable to Configure Windows Firewall

You may not have removed the trojan.cachecachekit completely. IMO I would follow the instructions here http://www.techsupportforum.com/showthread.php?t=15968. Also read this http://www.techsupportforum.com/showthread.php?t=59099.

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Gooday all. I have a laptop set up for my entertainment area. I am using an HDMI cord from laptop to a screen and using the sound output to a set of surround sound speakers. This a pretty cheap set up,nothing fancy. I am trying to get all the speakers recognized by my Realtek Sound Management application. The Lasptop (http://speccy.piriform.com/results/J...8QITBgvOYgX6Ol) is only recognizing a 2 speaker stereo set up. How am I able to change this so as to be able to adjust settings to the 6 speakers of the system. Thanks in advance.

A:Unable to configure speakers on Laptop.

Looking at the Speccy, I don't see anything other than RealTek HD Audio. If the laptop has a RealTek HD Audio Manager, have you tried setting the speaker type there?

Aside from the audio issue, I notice you only have 2GB of RAM. The 64 bit OS does you no good with only 2GB of RAM, and can be an issue with only the 2GB which is bare minimum for a 64 bit OS. The main reason for using a 64 bit OS is to use more than 4GB of RAM, since a 32 bit OS cannot address 4 GB (or more) of RAM.

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I have an Asus wireless WL-520GU that I have a wired connection to my PC. Why, because I am using the wireless only to allow access to my webradio.

Problem is the web radio connects 50% of time. Other times to connect I need to manually configure on webradio to connect to connect to wireless. It works sometimes other times not. I haven't been be to get to point of securing the SSID. So probalby someone is stealing my bandwith.

Now to explain my setup, my modem is connected to my Linksys 2102 adapter (used for VOIP) which to connected to the Lan port on the router.

I can surf the web on the PC, but trying to establish a connection, the PC does not recognize a wireless device. I cannot even access the Asus web interface (192.168.1.1)

My default gateway is 192.168.0.1 that of the Linksys adapter,

How to enable SSID so I can lock it and I can access the wireless problem-free from the web radio (Aluratek) ?
 

A:Unable to configure wireless router

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Greeting to all. I have been anable to configure neither outlook nor thunderbird to download or send messages from my yahoomail address. each time a dialogue box comes up asking me for my password. or a message says failure to connect (or something like that) But with gmail things work well. Someone proposed that I use Ypops. I downloaded and installed it but the problem remained.
Thanks for any help
 

A:unable to configure outlook 2010

What kind of configurations you have there?
If you can update on that, would be helpful to rectify the problem.
 

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When I press F1 in Outlook 2010, it starts a Configure dialogue. It always fails, then says restart to complete, even though it says it rolled-back changes. I don't know why it is failing, nor where to look. Obviously, I can't get help within Outlook.

Thanks.

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Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 740 @ 1.73GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8122 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 310M, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 597562 MB, Free - 350316 MB; F: Total - 1907695 MB, Free - 1084235 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NWQAA
Antivirus: Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Disabled
 

A:Outlook 2010, Unable to Configure

Have you tried a repair install of outlook or uninstall then reinstall?
 

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Hi All,
I am trying to configure ATA Lightweight gateway on additional domain controller. I am getting the error.
The Console, https://ata.domain.com,  returned an error while attempting to register  the gateway. For more details, please review the Center error logs.

I can open https://ata.domain.com from the DC without any issue and the Port required for the communication is open.
There is no error in Application or system logs on DC or ATA server.
Center error logs in ATA is also not pointing to any error.

Thank you for assistance.

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I updated my Sprout Workspace to get the new 3D Capture application.  After installing I can now longer launch the app and I get the error message "Unable to configure Sprout for 3D Capture".   I did a complete reinstall of Windows 8.1 and went back to the original Sprout Workspace and 3D Capture and everything works fine.    Has anyone had this issue before and solved the problem?

A:Unable to configure Sprout for 3D Capture

I reverted to Sprout Workspace 1.04.4.3241 Rev B. Problem solved.  I went  to:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/Sprout-by-HP/7471144/model/7471145#Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30... then paged down to software solutions and downloaded  and installed previous version 1.0.4.3241 Rev.B  (see the following )   

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Hi everyone,
I'm unable to configure WinRM on a domain computer. I have a simple domain with

1) Windows server 2012
2) A client running Windows 7

If I try to run WinRM on the local Administrator, everything works fine, but if I switch to a domain user, than problems occured.

For example, if i run winrm quickconfig in powershell as the domain Administrator, then I get:

WinRM already is set up to receive requests on this machine.
WSManFault
    Message = WinRM cannot process the request. The following error occured while using Negotiate authentication: An unknown security error occurred.
 Possible causes are:
  -The user name or password specified are invalid.
  -Kerberos is used when no authentication method and no user name are specified.
  -Kerberos accepts domain user names, but not local user names.
  -The Service Principal Name (SPN) for the remote computer name and port does not exist.
  -The client and remote computers are in different domains and there is no trust between the two domains.
 After checking for the above issues, try the following:
  -Check the Event Viewer for events related to authentication.
  -Change the authentication method; add the destination computer to the WinRM TrustedHosts configuration setting or use
 HTTPS transport.
 Note that computers in the TrustedHosts list might not be authenticated.
   -For more information about WinRM configura... Read more

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I constantlly get error_not_found 0x80070490 when trying to install updates.

The Microsoft website says its a CBS issue and that the resoloution is to run a repair installation of Vista. Thing is the software was pre-installed so i have no disc and i'm unsure how to run a restore without an OS disc and also without wiping everything accidentally.

HP say speak to Microsoft, Microsoft say speak to HP.

Any ideas how i fix this one before the PC flies out the window ?????

A:Unable to Configure / Install Vista Updates

Hi -

See if this tutorial helps --> http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88...all-vista.html

If no Vista recovery DVD, use the recovery partition - most systems = hit the F10 key during boot-up.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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When I go to gameplay config controls, it only has the keyboard but when I toggle to any other devices it doesnt even have an option for my gamepad. But windows reconizes the gamepad just fine and it works fine. Just cant config it. Is it something with the game itself or the gamepad. Cause I dont know if I should return the pad or what. I have a MadCatz PC Con USB Controller
 

A:Unable to configure gamepad in Need for Speed Underground 2 - plz help!!!!

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Hi

When I am in Internet Options, Advanced Tab, when I click on an item, it will highlight, but can't click to enable or disable. I am using Mozilla as my primary browser, but don't know if this has any relevance! One
of the main reasons is that I keep on getting an error message from Java (please see log below):-

Additionally, I also receive errors such as FDGO.exe, NTDLL.dll etc etc. I have no idea what I am doing wrong, so would much appreciate all and any help possible!
JavaJava Plug-in 1.5.0_06
Using JRE version 1.5.0_06 Java HotSpot™ Client VM

----------------------------------------------------
c: clear console window
f: finalize objects on finalization queue
g: garbage collect
h: display this help message
l: dump classloader list
m: print memory usage
o: trigger logging
p: reload proxy configuration
q: hide console
r: reload policy configuration
s: dump system and deployment properties
t: dump thread list
v: dump thread stack
x: clear classloader cache
0-5: set trace level to <n>
----------------------------------------------------

Many thanks
Nat

A:Unable To (click) Configure Internet Connections

Uninstall your Java and any Java plug-ins, then reboot your computer. After that, go and try the same things again in your browser options. If everything works out fine, just reinstall your Java and any plugins you may want.

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Hello all.

My Dell Inspiron 3520 was going quite slow for unknown reasons so I decided to 'refresh' it using Windows advanced start-up setting. Since that time I have been unable to install Windows updates. Well, I can 'install' them, but they won't 'configure'. Once installed and 'configured' 100% I get this error message advising following reboot : "Failure to configure updates. Reverting changes". The laptop then stays paralysed on that screen.

This only started to happen AFTER I "refreshed" my laptop, which was running Windows 8.1 pretty-much problem-free, though a bit slowly, until a week ago. For now I have found a temporary 'fix' by disabling automatic updates; otherwise the laptop is constantly stuck on the "failure to configure updates" error page (because, obviously, it's automatically attempting to install updates). I have done all the standard troubleshooting, including running MS Fix It, Dell Dr ('My Dell' found no hardware issues), MS Malware removal and Mcafee anti-malware. All reported "no issues". I have been in command prompt and found no issues I even tried to 'refresh' the laptop again two more times. I have also spoken to two Windows "technicians" and allowed one of them to remotely access my laptop. He found no issues or "violations".

Obviously, the temporary 'fix' of turning off auto-updates isn't a long term solution, and 'refreshing' the laptop hasn't helped (it actual... Read more

A:Unable to 'configure' Windows updates since 'refreshing' l

Have you tried system restore to a good working spot
before format you can use reset factory settings
you can try this in safemode
http://download.microsoft.com/downlo...nostic.diagcab
give a boot from your DVD and give automatic repair a try

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Windows XP Home Ed. My Dell laptop computer loses this setting and I have to reset it each time I start the computer. It looks like this may be because the "Apply" button is dimmed in the Wirelss Zero Config. Properties Window so that I can only click "OK". Have any suggestions?
 

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I have an application running 24/7 which occasionally loses the ability to pause or configure it by right-clicking on the systray icon.
Is there an alternative method of doing this, or is a reboot the only answer?
(The programme is [email protected]).

Cheers

A:Unable To Configure A Running Appn From Systray Icon

I am not sure what your question is.Do you interact with this or is it a remotely controlled client allowing the use of your computer's unused processing power by the research group?If the program stalled, you may be able to look in the task manager (ctrl/alt/del), highlight the running ap by right clicking on it, choose "go to process" , then right click on the process which will be highlighted and choose "set priority". Try elevating the priority.I suggest you write down what you did so you can reverse it if necessary.There is also a Bulletin Board for this. They might have or be able to provide specific information on the ap:http://forum.folding-community.org/There's also a wiki that may help answering questions:http://fahwiki.net/index.php/How_tos

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After restoring my new laptop back to factory settings (to fix problem I was having with MSE), I find that I am now unable to configure my restore points. I am trying to increase the storage space so I can have several restore points. When I click 'Apply' or 'Okay' after changing the space allocation, the following error appears:

"The filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect. Error 0x800707B"

The following drives appear in the Restore Config window with Restore set to 'On':

System_DRV
Windows7_OS(C:)(System)
Windows7_OS(C:)(Missing) -- this seems odd to me

For background info, I restored to factory settings and added MSE and then other programs one-by-one. After programs were re-installed, I restored my data from the previous night's backup. Everything is working fine and there are no system errors that I can see.

Would anyone have any insights on this problem?

A:Unable to configure restore points - Error 0x800707B

  
Quote: Originally Posted by hallydai


After restoring my new laptop back to factory settings (to fix problem I was having with MSE), I find that I am now unable to configure my restore points. I am trying to increase the storage space so I can have several restore points. When I click 'Apply' or 'Okay' after changing the space allocation, the following error appears:

"The filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect. Error 0x800707B"

The following drives appear in the Restore Config window with Restore set to 'On':

System_DRV
Windows7_OS(C(System)
Windows7_OS(C(Missing) -- this seems odd to me

For background info, I restored to factory settings and added MSE and then other programs one-by-one. After programs were re-installed, I restored my data from the previous night's backup. Everything is working fine and there are no system errors that I can see.

Would anyone have any insights on this problem?


Turn off SR, you can read help to find out how.
Turn off computer
Boot up
Turn on SR
May not work, but it does 3 out of the 5 times the problem was on this board.

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Hi all my friend,
I have a (Air Access) - ZG-5000-11g Wireless Outdoor Bridge , Ap Router, It has hanging problem, so I make it factory default. but now I have unable to configure it. so plz some one help me to find out default ip address.. plz help me&#8230;
 

A:Solved: unable to configure router after factory reset

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Hello everyone,

I'm about at my wit's end trying to figure out my problem and finally decided I should ask the pros for help, since an exhaustive search of the interwebs has turned up nothing. I'm a hobby PC user so please be patient with me. So here is my problem.

I recently bought all the stuff to build an HTPC/gaming rig for my girlfriend and I and I wanted to set up RAID 1 but no matter what I try, I can't get it to work. Here is my rig.

ASRock H77 Pro4-M mobo
Intel i7-2600
(2) 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200 rpm; 6.0GB/s HDD
(4) 2GB G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR 1600 RAM
EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Video Card
Cooler Master 600W Silent Power supply

I think that's about it.

Here is what I've done.

I went into bios and set my storage configuration to RAID. After, I saved and exited, and allowed the machine to reboot. When it did, I pushed Ctrl + I to enter the RAID volume setup menu. I labeled the volume, chose RAID 1, selected my drives, selected my size, and saved and exited. Then I booted from my Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit (Dell OEM, if that matters). I selected my regional settings, and when prompted, accepted the terms and selected "Custom" install. At the drive select screen, I saw one disk, which I believe is what I should see. I highlighted the drive and selected "Load Drivers." I used the driver labeled with the arrow in the attatched image. I got it from my mobo's website found here ASRock > Products > H77 Pro4-M. After the driver loaded, I re... Read more

A:Unable to configure RAID on Windows 7 Home Premium

Why do you want RAID? WIn7 doesn't much like RAID which isn't even Redundant so risks losing both HD's if one fails. Better to install to one HD and use the other for backing up an image.

If you saw one correctly-sized RAID array when you booted into the installer to try hardware RAID then the driver wasn't needed as it's only loaded when no drive shows up. Try again.

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Hi, I recently purchased a pair of Corsair Vengeance 2000 wireless USB headphones. However, when I installed them and tried to use them, I came across a rather unusual problem. I couldn't test them, or set them as default device, or configure them. It's like Windows doesn't recognise them. All the drivers are installed correctly .

I have also tried them on another computer, with the same version of Windows and they worked fine, so I know that there is no problem with the headphones.

I am running RealTek HD audio just incase it is needed.
Thanks

A:Unusual problem: No sound bar for headset and unable to configure them

Sounds like they could have a corrupt status in Windows. Connect the headphones then go to the Device Manager, either the headphones will be listed in the sounds and audio devices or there will be an unknown device listed in the USB section. In either case, RIGHT click on the entry and then LEFT click"Uninstall". Then disconnect the headset and restart the PC. After Windows starts, connect them and Windows should detect and install them, like a new installation. This may take care of the problem.

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Hello, I just receive my new desktop with a brand new windows 8, after I successfully installed and activated windows it seems I can't connect to my network neither access its properties. I am actually using my phone as a wifi adaptor through easytether and I already tried to (re)install different driver for my Ethernet card but it makes no difference. I don't think easytether could be the cause but I can't connect to any bank website, facebook, hotmail, I can't download and install google chrome and I can't use windows update (I though it could have fix few of the issues). I don't know if I posted this thread in the right place since so many things are malfunctioning but I'll be glad to have a bit of help here. cheers

A:Can't access network properties,can't connect to network

Originally Posted by sogefurter


Hello, I just receive my new desktop with a brand new windows 8, after I successfully installed and activated windows it seems I can't connect to my network neither access its properties. I am actually using my phone as a wifi adaptor through easytether and I already tried to (re)install different driver for my Ethernet card but it makes no difference. I don't think easytether could be the cause but I can't connect to any bank website, facebook, hotmail, I can't download and install google chrome and I can't use windows update (I though it could have fix few of the issues). I don't know if I posted this thread in the right place since so many things are malfunctioning but I'll be glad to have a bit of help here. cheers



If you can post a screen shot of the ipconfig/all from this machine it would be most helpful.

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hello
I have a netgear fs105 router connected to a cable modem and the router leads of to two computers both with win98 se. I am getting internet access on both computers and i have pinged them both to make sure, and that worked fine. But i dont know how to share files and printers i have tryed so many guides but nothing seems to work. i tested the network by useing the net diag command but that doesnt work. i checked off file and printer sharing in the network config, i have it set on client for mircrosoft networks and both computers are on the same workgroups. But in network neighborhood i only see the shared files that the computer im on is sharing. can someone help please
 

A:how to configure network?

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Exactly what the title says. When i try to view properties on anything from a desktop shortcut to a disk drive the computer wont let me. No error box or anything it just wont open properties.

I found a question similar to this but the answer required some addres bar in "my computer" (eg. C:/program files/example) but I dont have that on "my computer". Is that another problem? Can it be fixed or will I have to work around it?

A:unable to view properties

Hi Nube, thats an interesting delema. I don't think I have ever heard of this occuring. Let's see if you and I can figure out whats going on here. Now if you right click on a short cut there is usually no properties to click on, but the disk drives should have a properties option. Let's see if its just the short cuts and disk drives or if it's everything. Go to start - control panel. Then click on systems icon. Click on the device manger button. Then choose something in there and right click it. See if you get a properties option there that you can open. Then let me know.

I will monitor this thread throughout the day. If you resolve this problem on your own or with the info I provided please let me know so I can move on to other issues. Also please mark this thread solved using the quick tools option located at the top of this thread.


Thank you
Patmark

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A couple problems:

- unable to a change the program associated with a file type (ex. the .pdf file extension is associated with Word, but the Change/Delete buttons are "grayed out" and I am unable to click on that to fix the problem.

- Cannot open an attachment from e-mails. Error message: "The document name or path is not valid. Try these suggestions. *Check the file permissions for the document or drive. *Use the File Open dialog box to access the document..." I also tried doing a right-click, Save as on the document and was still unable to open it (same message in Word).

I think that there is something messed up with the drive permissions or something in the C: drive. Does this make sense? If so, how do I check/fix it?

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I am getting a new computer to replace my old computer.
What do I have to do with the new computer using Windows XP to connect it to the internet?
I have a Netgear Router and a Cable Connection.
Please help with specific instructions?
Many thanks
 

A:How to configure Network Wizard

If your router is already configured i.e if you were already using it to connect to the internet using your old PC then the process is very simple. Leave the cabling as it is except for the ethernet cable which you should now plug into your new PC as apose to your old one. If you have any MAC filtering on the router, either disable it or re-configure it to match your new machine's MAC
 

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I'm having a lot of trouble watching videos-- they start, stop, start, stop-- always loading it seems. My internet connection is not good and that may be the problem. I'm over a mile from the very edge of the map that shows coverage for Clear.

I went into 'Local Area Connection'>Properties There it shows 'Broadband NetLink Gigabit Ethernet'. I click on 'Properties'> configure, click on 'Advanced' tab and I'm shown a list of things that have 'Value' next to the items. A lot of those things, on the list, show 'enable'--- should I enable any of them or leave them alone?
 

A:Configure network settings?

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I moved my HDD with windows XP from one computer to another. Since my previous broke down(due to my house burning down :S. Managed to save the HDDs). At startup windows wouldn't start, all new hardware. Didn't exactly expect it to start either.

So I did a windows repair and I got it to boot. Everything is working fine except that I can't get my internet connection up and running.

I went to "network connections" in the control panel(translated. Might not be named exactly that on an english OS). Theres no connections there so I choose "create a new connection"(on the menu to the left) > "connect to the internet" > "install my connection manually" > "connect with a connectiong that is always up".

All I get is "theres already a working connection thats configured". And the "finish setup"

I tried poking around with the settings but I always end up with that msg.

The same connection works with this computer so I the modem and etc is working.

And oh, the computer doesn't even respond when I put the cord in. I just get the lights at the back.

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A:cannot configure a network connection(XP SP2)

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My computer can't find my internet connection because th(Windows Network Connection Properties) Many times,UNCHECKS the box under (use Windows to configure) How can I make windows xp home addition to not radomly uncheck that box?
 

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We're trying to set up a LAN with W2K but our network admin only knows Novell. When I asked him to set up an HP printer on the network he said he'd have to reconfigure the NIC to work with W2K instead of Netware and didn't know off hand how to do this.

First of all, is that true? Do you really have to manually set something on the NIC? And, secondly, if it is true, does anyone know what needs to be changed?

I can't go to a manual because the network admin doesn't believe in keeping stuff like that. Good grief!
 

A:Configure network printer on W2K

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I've had something happen to my Windows XP Pro network connection properties.

No matter what I do the under the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) properties it always defaults back to Obtain an IP address automatically. I'm trying to assign a static IP.

I've been using this computer in a static IP mode for approximately 6 years. Monday all #$%^ breaks loose and I'm still trying to recover.

The registry still holds the proper information, but for some reason everytime I view it from the properties tab it's back to auto.

Something's got a hold of me.
 

A:Network Configure Problem

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After upgrading from W2K Pro to XP Pro the NIC in my system continued to function but the IP configuration could not be viewed or modified. The hardware information was not displayed in the Properties for the LAN connection, and no components (clients, TCP/IP services, etc.) were listed for the LAN connection. If I clicked on Add, the components would suddenly show up, but I couldn't open anything to change TCP/IP settings. The device (Intel 10/100 NIC on the motherboard) showed up in the device manager as working properly.

First I attempted to update the driver with the latest XP version downloaded from the OEM, and XP said it could not find a better driver than the one already installed.

I attempted to remove the device from the device manager and got a message that it could not be removed because the device might be needed to boot the computer (?). But then it removed it from the list of devices anyhow. That's when the real trouble began.

Upon rebooting, Windows XP detected new hardware, installed the driver, and said to reboot. But after reboot, the NIC appears in the device manager with a (!), the device manager says the device is not working properly because the driver could not be loaded. Now there are NO connections listed at all in the Network Places, and I cannot configure set up any new connections. Subsequent attempts to updating the driver (from several sources) does no good.

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A:Cannot configure network after upgrade to XP Pro

What type of ISP do you have? Cable or DSL etc.
Try this go into control Panel > Add/remove programs > Windows Components Wizard > Network Services
That is where all your actual windows programs are.
you can see if your correct settings are there for internet connectivity.
But 1st I would try to uninstall the on board NIC in safe Mode then hopefully it won't argu with you on reboot to get the new drivers.
Also unplug the Network Cable from the back of the PC when trying to uninstall it. reset your ISP Modem.
Then make sure you have auto select in IE to detect network settings
Hope this helps
Peter
 

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I have connected my laptop to the Internet using a wireless PCMCIA card and a router. Using the same card and router for my wife's laptop the browser (IE7 or Firefox) responds "Cannot find server" to all addresses although the card claims it is connected.

THE IPCONFIG FOR THE FAILING PC IS:-

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

C:\Documents and Settings\Val.VAL-LAPTOP>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State …………….: Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter
Physical Address ……….: 00-40-CA-C1-8A-FF

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 4:

Connection-specific DNS suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . …. . . : NETGEAR WG511v2 54 Mbps Wireless PC
Physical Address. . . . . …. . : 00-0F-BS-85-CF-06
Dhcp Enabled………..........: Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled.: Yes
IP Address………...............: 0.0.0.0
Subnet Mask………............: 0.0.0.0
Default Gateway………......:
DHCP Server…………........: 255.255.255.255

C:\Documents and Settings\ Val.VAL-LAPTOP >
THE IPCONFIG FOR THE WORKIING PC IS:-

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

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somehow I managed to accidently delete a folder of important pictures. So I go to trash can, and highlight and click restore. It goes to my OneDrive file. I click Home, and Move To, My Pictures. I go to My Pictures, and open the folder, and try to share the picture, then I try to edit the picture, and it says, "An unexpected error kept you from copying the file...." Then error # 0x80270113. I have tried to restore from the one drive trash can, and even after searching Google for a while, and trying several different remedies I found there, I still can't access the pictures.

Even though Windows Photo Viewer can not open the file that is in my pictures, the Photo's app will open it but I still can't edit, save as, or anything else. I don't understand why the Photo app can open it, but Windows Photo Viewer can't, even though the files are saved as .jpg, other than the properties box being marked hidden. However, the hidden box is marked, it is greyed out, so I can't change it. How do I fix this? Let me know what information I left out, because I always forget something LOL.

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I have just recently acquired a brand new laptop running Windows 8, and I'm experiencing an issue with editing the details of MP3 files. I can right-click any MP3 to open its properties and access the Details tab, but when I click on the fields for the different tags, nothing happens.

I don't recall ever having this issue on my previous laptop with Windows Vista, so I'm at loss trying to understand what is going on here. I'm not very tech savvy about the subject of permissions and accessibility, but it doesn't really seem to be related to that. The files are listed under my local user directory.

A:Unable to edit MP3 properties in Windows 8

hi, been using a computer to
play mp3's, but never had reason to do what you are trying ,what is it you expect when you fields for different tags [what ever that means]

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Anyone know how to troubleshoot this, right click on my computer does not work and there is no System icon in control panel.

Thanks

A:Unable to open computer properties

If you type computer, in the search, by the start button. Dont you get the computer?

Can you drag it to desktop?

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My daughters' Satellite laptop just came back from Comp USA where it had been for some major restorative surgery. None of her previous software made the return trip home....

I had bought her a Netgear wireless card, which we thought that she had lost some time ago...hence the disk was picthed. I found the wireless card...go figure...in a pocket in the heavy duty case I got her on eBay. I inserted the card and Windows kindly offered to reinstall the software, but alas..no disk. I've physically plugged the machine into our LAN and visited Netgear's site where I downloaded (at a paionfully slow pace..unusual as we are on broadband) what I assume is the correct driver. The files I downloaded are zipped, but none of them actually appear to be self-installing.

I have extracted the files but there does not seem to be any way to make any of them do what I need. I can list the filenames/extensions if that would be useful. Sincere thanks to anyone who can find the time to help.
 

A:Toshiba laptop/Netgear MA401 unable to install driver/ configure

if you goto device manger is th ewireless device there - if so have you tried re-installing driver from there.
or add new hadware and when ask for driver point to your files.

listing here may help

also model of wireless card will help to

heres a free wireless program which detects wireless signal in the area. i found this useful for diagnosing if a problem with hardware or signal

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

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