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Q: vista wired lan drops to limited connectivity

Hi everyone,
I'm helping my girlfriend's dad with his new toshiba satellite L505D, it's running vista, and i have it over at my place. I finally got the wireless working to the point it uses the WEP encryption in place, but at his house everything is wired. When I plug in the LAN cable everything works for a minute or so(i can view web pages) then it goes straight to Limited connectivity. WHen I view the dhcp table on the router it no longer exists. The only way to get it back connected is to reset the network adapter, but then it drops again...I've never seen a case where the connection is there, then drops to limited, any thoughts? Thanks in advance!

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A: vista wired lan drops to limited connectivity

Welcome to TSG.
Think that since the failing environment is at his house,you will probably have to shoot this bug at his house.
When you say that everything there is wired,do you mean all hardwired to a router,modem,or modem/router ?
From the failing environment we would like to see,when it fails.

From a Johnwill post on the Networking Forum

Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address> For addresses,follow instructions below&#8230;.

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 206.190.60.37

PING www.yahoo.com
Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message here.

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above. IPV4 for Vista

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

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

This will give us a pc's view of what it sees as it's network environmnet.
The pings will give us some indication as to whether this might be a firewall or encryption issue,or something else.

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I have 2 virtually identical Dell Vista laptops (details below), both bought about one month ago. One has a reliable connection to my wireless network, the other initially connects fine but then drops to "limited connectivity" almost daily.

On the problem laptop, everything will work fine, then my daughter goes to use it and the "internet is down". Looking at the laptop, I see it has "limited connectivity". Frick. It can see the network, and signal strength is "excellent". My wired desktop unit and the other wireless laptop work fine, so definitely seems like an issue with this laptop.

If I reboot, it will work fine... right up until the point that it doesn't again. Lather, rinse, repeat. I tried the Vista "fix my problem" wizard last night - I can't remember the exact steps it did but I know the first try didn't work (maybe releasing and renewing its IP addr from DHCP?), the second step worked... so hooray for that. But I don't want my daughter running the "fix my problem" wizard every 24 hours!

I've searched the forums and can't find any answers for the situation where the networking works, then doesn't, then does again.

Details:
Router: Linksys WRT54G, WPA2, DHCP for 5 users w/ max expire time (7 days?)
"Problem" Laptop: Dell Studio 15, Vista Home Premium. One month old.
"Good" Laptop: Dell Inspiron 1525, Vista Home Premuim. One month old.
Desktop:... Read more

A:Vista Drops to Limited Connectivity Daily

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I am running Vista Home Preimium on a HP laptop and I am having problems connecting to a wired and wireless connections at work (Public un-secured networks). However I have no problems connecting to my secured network at home. I attached my ipconfig problem I am having at work. Can some please help me diagnose what the problem is , thanks in advance

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Con
nection #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-19-D2-2F-64-C2
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.219.111(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/1000 PL Network Connection #
2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-16-36-D5-81-E5
DHCP Enabl... Read more

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Hi everyone. My internet connection is provided through the use of a wired LAN connection in my building. I recently upgraded my computer and since the upgrade I have been unable to connect to the internet - The network is unidentified and only has limited connectivity. I have tried the standard Vista troubleshooting solutions (trying to get the IP address automatically, resetting network adaptor) plus other potential fixes such such as changing Speed & Duplex of network cards, disabling windows firewall/security alerts etc. installing the latest LAN drivers, disabling IPv6, enabling/disabling network discovery, changing the network to a private network and so on. I have even purchased a new LAN card to ensure it wasn't a specific hardware problem, but this hasn't solved the issue. My ipcongig information is as follows: (I am currently using a borrowed wireless internet card at the moment)

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Owner>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

PPP adapter Telstra Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Telstra Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguratio... Read more

A:Another Vista Limited Connectivity / Unidentified Network issue (Wired LAN)

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I recently bought a HP Pavilion a6120N and realized that the Manufacturers warranty had expired.
When I switched it on for the first time, after a lot of setup time, I found that the wired LAN was not working.
My internet setup is as follows -
Cable Modem => DLink VWR router (vonage phone adaptor and wireless router) => Basement to First Floor Cable connected to one of the Ports => from First floor wall to HP Desktop.

After restarting my DLink router, the HP desktop internet worked fine.
Then it said that it had some updates for Norton. After installing the updates and rebooting the desktop PC, it started showing up Limited or No Connectivity in the desktop icon.

I uninstalled Norton completely and then tried rebooting but of no use.

Previously I had a Compaq desktop with XP Pro installed and everything worked fine. It is the same connection that is failing to work. Also, I tried connecting to a laptop IBM T61 with XP Pro and it works fine.

Can someone help solve this HP Pavilion Desktop with Vista Home Premium network issue.

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My laptop is connected to a wireless router (Netcomm np800n) via an ethernet cable. Recently after updating Windows Vista (I had a clean install) the internet starts cutting out with firefox being "unable to find the host www.google.com" and various other applications messing up.

IPconfig while connected:

Code:
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : IBM-Laptop
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : NETCOMM

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 5:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Steganos Anonym VPN Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-6C-D6-FE-24
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection* 23:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Anchorfree HSS Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-0C-31-71-A9
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 4:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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A:Vista Limited Connectivity and "Local Only" with wired

Do you have the latest Network Interface Card drivers?

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Hello,

I am experiencing an issue with a LAN connection on my Desktop computer running Win 7 x64 with an NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller. I am receiving a "Limited or No Connectivity" message but I know the Router and LAN cable are good as I can plug it into a laptop sitting right next to me and do not experience any issues.

I have checked the original manufacturers website for drivers however they do not offer any for Win 7. Trying the Vista x64 drivers results in the same limited connectivity issue.

Hardware Specs I have on the Computer:
- Shuttle SN68SG2
- NVIDIA GeForce 7025
- 7 Series Glamor small form factor XPC Barebone

I have also tried the latest drivers from NVIDIA with the same results.

C:\Users\Cer>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Cer-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Belkin Wireless G USB Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1C-DF-47-BD-73
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::d93e:b306:7a0e:3046%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.118(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . .... Read more

A:Wired LAN - Limited or No Connectivity - Win 7 x64

The driver should be the latest from the PC (or motherboard) manufacturer's site. If neither has a driver for Windows 7, and it is not included with the chipset drivers, maybe the computer/motherboard is not completely compatible with Windows 7. Or the ethernet could be defective.
 

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I have an HP 6152n w/ Vista home that the motherboard and power supply were fried in a power outage. The local Fry's said that the p5q-em motherboard was a compatable replacement. I replaced the power supply and the motherboard. Everything seems to be working fine except for the Realtek LAN that comes with the board. I get "local access only" and "unidentified network". I am direct wired to a Vonage router then to a Comcast cable modem. If I try to setup a broadband connection, it asks for a userid/passwords. Comcast does not use or require userid/password and they told me to call Microsoft (yeah, sure!). I've tried numerous ipconfig commands, turned off/reset router and modems, changing duplex settings, winsock resets, removed and reinstalled drivers, downloaded current driver (on this XP Pro computer which has wireless access to the same router/modem w/ NO problem), followed numerous rabbit trails on the net, but nothing seems to work. Vista says that the network settings are correct. I tried switching different cat5 connections between different direct wired items (xbox), nothing. The 'activity' led does NOT light up, the Speed LED does. If I disconnect the wire from the router, this light goes out. Does anyone have any ideas? Follow up... I installed the Express Gateway software that came with the mobo, rebooted and enable EG in Bios.. I CAN access the internet through Express Gateway!!!, but if I start VISTA, I still get limited or no acce... Read more

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My internet connection is strong, all 5 bars. Randomly though, the connection will be dropped down to Limited Connectivity. Once I disconnect, then reconnect, the internet connection is fine. I can continue browsing with full signal strength. A few minutes later, it's been dropped to limited connectivity again.

We have three laptops in the house. The two Dell's we have are both dropping the internet. The HP laptop hasn't dropped once. My laptop has never had this problem on any other networks I use (I'm only home for the month from school). My parents have said that they never had this problem before on the other Dell either. The fact that the HP still hasn't dropped the connection once makes me thing it might not be the router? I have no idea. Any suggestions???
 

A:Internet connected, then drops to limited connectivity

Are all Machines connected by wireless

A bit contradictory really -
The HP laptop hasn't dropped once. My laptop has never had this problem on any other networks I useClick to expand...

Lets assume a PC issue as other devices are solid assuming they are connected in the same way - ie cable or wireless

I would suggest first looking at the DELL service TAG numbers on a label on the PC and using that info to goto the dell website and updating the network adapter drivers

If wireless lets see an xirrus screen shot - it maybe interference - but would expect all to drop connection

Lets also see the ipconfig /all and ping tests when its working and also when it disconnects - see below

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{run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector} Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC

http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
Direct link to the program is here http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifi_download_redirect.php
Then run and install the program
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a... Read more

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Ok. So, basically. I found out my onboard ethernet port was fried, so i went out an bought a RTL8139D ethernet PCI adapter. I fitted the adapter and plugged my cable in. It said Limited or no connectivity. After hours and hours of googling I tried everything. I changed the protocols, created static Ip's went into cmd and reset winsock catalogs, release/renew etc. EVERYTHING....
The cable I am using worked previously in my room and it still works. (I took a laptop up to my room and plugged in the cable and had internet connection). So... I took my PC downstairs and used a different cable. This successfully connected me to the internet. That Rules out that my new ethernet card is the problem. MY cable also allows others to connect to the internet. Please help me.
* Sorry forgot to mention OS: Windows 7 64X Ultimate edition.
 

A:Wired connection Limited or No connectivity

so the Desktop connected to cable A upstairs - does not work - but a laptop works OK
and the laptop on cable B downstairs works ok and so does the desktop

sounds like something strange on the cable
try doing a powercycle and then use the desktop on cable A again
post an ipconfig /all from cable A and also from cable B when working - make sure we know which is which on the posts

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How to power cycle

&#8220;power cycle&#8221; process to reboot or reset the modem/router

Switch off all the devices modem, router and computers also unplug their power cables.
Wait at least 30 seconds.
Plug the power cords back in, but don&#8217;t switch them on.
First turn on the modem and then wait for a few minutes for it to settle and all the lights to become stable.
Next switch on the router (if a seperate device ) and then wait for a few minutes for it to settle and all the lights to become stable.
Now turn on your computer, You should now be able to access the Internet.
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Hi TSFians,

Actually I am using win7 (64bit) with wired connection. So all of sudden it stopped recognizing the network and shows "Limited and no connectivity" I have tried the other wired connection as well but same error for all while on those connections other machines with the same built are working fine.

I have tried by replacing NIC driver and clearing winshok entries but all in vain. But when I reimaged one of the impacted laptop it is resolved so obviously it is not hardware or router fault.

Please if you have any suggestion I would appreciate your help.

Thank you!!

A:'Limited Or No Connectivity' with Wired Network

Have you tried using the laptop in the place of one of the other computers that is working normally ?? It could be as simple as a damaged cable!

I couldn't understand what you meant by


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But when I reimaged one of the impacted laptop it is resolved so obviously it is not hardware or router fault.




could you please explain.

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I took the feet out from under WinXP Pro yesterday by swapping in a new motherboard. I ended up loading a repair install of WinXP Pro today because of associated problems. That was quite the learning curve.

After reinstall of WinXP (not a fresh install with format) everything worked fie. After the MB swapout and XP reinstall I actually had a remote desktop session with a tech support person to help install some software that needed reloading on my PC. The PC went out and downloaded XP updates (yellow shield in bottom right corner). I installed them. After system reboot, the Realtek Network Adapter started with a Limited or No Connectivity issue and a 169.254. APIPA issue. I fought with this all day today (ipconfig, winsock, power off router, power on router, sfc, and everything else I could find on the internet). SFC and driver reload actually got the adapter to say "Connected, Firewalled". Even then I could not get it to connect to the internet or the office LAN (which was very confusing). When I got fed up reading forum internet guru's arguing with each other about what the other does not know about XP and networking, I finally sys restored it back to the time when it was working this morning.

After the sys restore, I got the network adapter to show "Connected, Firewalled" again. I could see the office LAN computers and could go on the internet. But strangely, when I tried to activate windows over the internet it went back to Limited or No Connect... Read more

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Hi.

When trying to Connect to the internet, I am seeing "Aquiring Network Address" for a while and then eventually get the "Limited Connectivity" message. This is happening when I try both a wireless and wired connection, although other laptops and my PS3 can get online OK.

I've tried resetting the router, checked the WPA is right (and also disabled security to try without) and did the Winsock reset in CMD but all with no luck.

Any ideas of what else to try? Thanks.
 

A:Limited or no connectivity - wireless and wired

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Hi,

I'm having a problem with my neighbours computer.

Long story short, I had to re-install Windows XP Home Edition. The problem is that I cannot connect to the internet via a wired LAN (I know the wired LAN works as I've tested it with other computers). But, he has a Belkin wireless dongle that if I install the software and use that, I can connect fine.

The computer is a Packard Bell iStart 1360. The LAN port, as far as I can tell, is inbuilt on the motherboard. I tried running Everest to see exactly what the motherboard is, but no luck.

I let windows find the network driver automatically and it seems to be nVidia nForce 10/100Mbps Ethernet. There is also an nVidia network bus enumerator in device manager. I also tried downloading drivers from nvidia, and it found the same ones.

The problem I have when I connect the cable (cable is definitely not the problem, used the same port/same cable to connect to another computer) is that it tries to acquire the IP address and then I get the limited or no connectivity message. The LAN connection says it is connected. I have tried several modem/pc restarts, connecting in different orders, different drivers, uninstalling them, etc.

I've not ruled out that it could be the hardware itself, so that is a possibility...

If I'm connected wirelessly, and plug in the network cable, it seems to kill the wireless signal... Perhaps it wants to use the wired connection instead?

I've run an ipconfig /all with both the... Read more

A:Solved: Limited or no connectivity - Wired LAN

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My sister just recently got Verizon fios and has been trying to hook up my nephew's desktop to the Internet. Her laptop connects fine via the wireless, but the desktop won't connect. It does not have a Wi-Fi card, but is connected through the actual router. I checked the ethernet card and it seems to be working fine. When I did an ipconfig, there was no default gateway address showing at all. I tried switching the LAN cables, but that didn't fix the problem. Any ideas? Thanks so much.
 

A:Limited to no connectivity to wired connection

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, Mcafee , AVG etc

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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 the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

We would like to see the results from an 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 into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will now be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

Now go back to the forum - goto the reply and then ... Read more

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Hello everyone, i offer up a huge cookie for anyone who can help me out. This problem is killing me, and I have tried nearly everything I can think of to fix it.

My home network, as well as the network at school are both listing as limited or no connectivity. I am currently using Windows XP, when I boot to Linux via a live usb version I can however connect perfectly without problems.

I have deduced that it is now a problem with my modem, wireless, or network card. Any clues as to where I can go from here? I would name the things i have already tried but it would not be worth it since I have possibly screwed some of them up since it is still not working. So please, post any and all suggestions. Would really like to get this working again for school.

Thanks in advance,
Scooter
 

A:Limited or No connectivity(Both wired and wireless)

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I lost internet connection on my desktop PC (Gateway GT5242E), which normally connected through a wired connection to an Apple Airport Extreme Base Station router. I have attempted to access the router and it no longer can be detected by my computer. Seeing this, I tried a direct connection directly to my modem, and it still does not connect. In my network options the LAN connection says it cannot renew my IP Adress.

Any help on what to do from here would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Limited or no Connectivity (Wired Connection)

Go Run, devmgmt.msc and hit enter. See any yellow "?" in Network?
 

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I recently bought a new motherboard (ASUS Striker II formula 780i), set it all up and it worked perfectly. Installed windows onto a new hard drive and started again. The internet was working fine on a wired connection at first. i turned the pc off and when i booted it back up i kept receiving the "limited or no connectivity" warning on my connection. From this point onwards my pc will not connect to the internet via a wired connection but works fine on wireless.

Here are the details

my connection sends packets but cannot receive packets,
I am getting a private IP address 169.***.**.**
The ethernet cable is not faulty as it worked on my other pc
The ethernet ports themselves are fine (tested cable with a pci adapter port and same problem)
I have downloaded Winsockfix software and there has been no difference
I tried to reinstall the TCP/IP yet still not connection
I have tried a static and "obtain ip address automatically"
i have tried ipconfig/release ipconfig/renew ipconfig/flushdns
i have even reinstalled windows

Here are my ipconfig/all details (the realtek adapter is where the Ethernet cable is currently connected and is displaying the limited or no connectivity warning.

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : MAT
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 4:

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A:Solved: Limited or no connectivity on wired connection

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I'm sorry - I know this has been asked more than a few times but couldn't find a thread on this particular problem with regards to a wired network.

Basically at my work there's a public IT room and the internet is fine but every now and again on 1 or 2 computers it isn't.

At the moment for the last few days 1 computer says limited or no connectivity and if I press repair it says IP address cannot be renewed.

I took the ethernet cable out and reconnected it, I've rebooted a few times and I also started a cmd prompt and did ipconfig -flushdns as I read somewhere this might sort it.

Don't really know what to do. On the other computer that had this problem I pressed diagnose problem or whatever in explorer and did the reboot and reconnect cable thing and it seemed to fix it....

I'd really appreciate any help you can give me!

edit: I'd just like to add that I've also attempted the winsock fix thayou download and run and it tells you to reboot but to no avail
 

A:Limited or no connectivity/cannot renew IP on wired network

Does this computer work fine if plugged in somewhere else? Does another machine (one that you know connects) work if plugged in where this one is?
 

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Hey,

Bit of an odd one here. I work at a company in the UK which is attempting to start rolling out Windows 7 to all computers (early adopters and all that, it's just a lot easier than the current mishmash of OSes we have!). One of the 4 users migrated so far is having an odd issue with her wired network (her network controller is a "Broadcom Netlink Gigabit Ethernet"). She's the only person not from the IT dept or the MD of the company to be moved across, so we set her up as a non-administrator to avoid problematic software etc etc.

Suddenly, 3 days ago, whenever she switched on her computer, the connection would claim "Limited or No Connectivity" (even though she appeared to be connected to the Domain), and there was no internet access. Having played around with numerous things (driver updates, both from Broadcom and HP - the laptop manufacturer, being the main one), I found the only way to get it working again was to disable and re-enable the network controller. The problem with this is that it required a UAC authorisation (even though I'd set UAC to never notify), and that requires a domain administrator password (which is a pain in the wotsit).

Anyway, I figured, reluctantly, that if I set her account up as a local administrator, that at least it shouldn't require a password to reset the device. Rebooted the PC, and suddenly the wired network started working from boot without the need to reset the controller.

My question is - has any... Read more

A:Limited Connectivity, Wired Network, Non-Administrator

Right click the network adapter in device manager. Properties. Details tab. Change dropdown to hardware ids. Copy and paste results. I'll see if I can locate a better driver for you to try along with instructions on how to install.

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I just purchased the N600 DB Wireless Router with my ISP (Road Runner)
I can connect wireless thru a laptop and a tablet, but when I try to connect wired(LAN) thru desktop (XP Pro SP3) I receive the Limited or No Connectivity. If I bypass the router and plug straight into the cable modem I can connect without issue. I have tried resetting the router, modem and computer to no avail.

Here are the results for ipconfig and ipconfig /renew

C:\>ipconfig

Windows IP Configuration
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.250.169
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

C:\>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : DENZT2-XP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) 82566DM-2 Gigabit Network C
onnection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-9B-56-EF-6F
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.250.169
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
C:\>ipconfig /renew

Windows IP Configuration

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A:Limited or No Connectivity via wired LAN - Belkin DB N600

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Hi -

I have a Dell Latitude D410. My roommate and I have a D-link router (we have a secured network, using a WEP key) that has worked great for the past few years. I turned my computer on the other day and I can't connect anymore. It says that there's an excellent signal but I get the "limited or no connectivity" error message.

I have unplugged/let sit/plugged in the modem and the router a few times and turned my computer on and off as well (this problem started 5 days ago). I'm on my roommate's computer now (her's is just fine) and checked to make sure all of our settings were the same (they are).

My TCP/IP connection currently obtains IP and DNS addresses automatically. I tried setting it using specific IP and DNS addresses and the internet said it was connected (w/excellent strength and no longer limited connectivity) but I still couldn't access the internet.

Yesterday, I connected fine using an ethernet cord (although google came up in Spanish? That must be a different problem..), but today I tried to connect w/the cord again and received the error message that my IP address could not be renewed.

Also, I brought my computer to school and everything works perfectly...seems to be a problem between my computer and my network, not anything else.

I'm out of ideas to try and fix this Any suggestions? Thanks for your help and time!
 

A:Limited/No Connectivity - Wireless and wired connection

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I haven't been using any wired connection for quite long time. Today I had to use a wired connection on my PC which used to work before normally but now it started showing the "Limited or no connectivity" message.

I've tired the wired connection on my Laptop and that failed as well. all wireless connections work perfectly.

Wired connections is being made directly from my PC/Laptop to the router.

Router is (Linksys WAG160N)

- I am getting a private IP address 169.***.**.**
- The ethernet cable is not faulty as I tried 3 different brand new cables.
- The ethernet ports themselves are fine (2 NIC cards on my PC, and one on my laptop) all gave same result.
- Router ports are not faulted as the port LED is green and also I've tried different ports on the router with same result.
- DHCP is Enabled on the Router
- TCP/IPv4 & TCP/IPv6 are both set to obtain IP automatically

I've tired with failure the following steps after I looked up my issue on the Internet:
- Windows repair
- Windows safe mode to eliminate firewall
- Rebooting both PC and Router
- Uninstall and Reinstall of NIC card driver
- IP release/renew/flushdns
- Reset TCP/IP Stack: netsh int ip reset reset.log
- Reset WINSOCK entries: netsh winsock reset catalog
The output of "ipconfig /all"
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Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Uchiha
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
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A:Limited or no connectivity on wired connection - Windows 7 - 64bit

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I recently have not been able to connect to the Internet using my wired Ethernet connection. When the computer starts it shows "Limited or No Connectivity" and nothing I do seems to be able to change that. I've read a lot of things online about this but can't seem to find anything that works so I'm trying my own thread with details specific to my system. I'm connecting directly into an Ethernet port in my dorm room. My wireless works fine and I can access the Internet through it but it is much slower than my wired connection would be.

I'm running Windows XP Professional with SP 3. I did a clean reinstall/format of all my data about 4 days ago and reinstalled some software and it has worked fine up until now. I don't recall any changes that actually made it stop working but I tried to uninstall the most recent Windows Security updates I installed. I'm running Ad-Aware and avast Antivirus but I don't think either of those have caused the problem because my Internet was running fine with both of those before.

I have a Broadcom NetXtreme 57xx Gigabit Controller as my Ethernet card and its drivers are up to date and it is not listed as having any problems in the Device Manager. I've uninstalled and reinstalled it once but that did not fix the problem. I did "ping localhost" and it came back fine which from what I've read means the Ethernet card is working.

Things I've tried:

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A:Limited Connectivity on Wired Local Area Connection

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No internet (limited connection) on either wired or wireless using  HP Pavillion dv6-1375dx.  Hard-wired and other wireless devices work just fine on home network/router.  Found flags on network adapter under "device manager" but uninstalled and reinstalled and flags went away.  All devices report working now with no errors. Have tried booting in safe mode with networking (no help). Uninstalled Bitdefender Total Security 2016 software: malware, spyware, firewall, antivirus (no help). Windows firewall WILL NOT turn on! Have flushed the TCP/IP cache (no help). Have tried msconfig (removing everything from startup) and minimal windows system (no help). Tried updating device drivers by downloading from another PC and copying files (no help, driver same). Tried several "registry" solutions fixes (no help). Scanned with several "fix connection" or spyware/adware/malware programs (no help). Have tried all the above several times, so please don't contact me to "try again."  If your idea isn't new, it won't help. I'm about at the point that I believe the network adapter is bad even though it reports good. SOMEONE PLEASE HELP BEFORE THIS LAPTOP IS DROPPED INTO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN ! ! ! ! ! MiniToolBox dumps as show below. MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version: 17-06-2016Ran by User (administrator) on 30-08-2016 at 15:30:06Running from "C:\Users\User\Downloads"Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium&nbs... Read more

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I'm trying to help diagnose a problem with a friend's computer, and it's a strange one indeed. I've dealt with a lot of funny stuff in my days, but this one tops the cake!

I'll start with the basic information I've got from him (I will ask for more, as I'm sure more will be needed)...

- Running XP
- No recent installs
- Has tried multiple restore points
- Works perfectly in safe mode
- normal boot doesn't register IP
- Removed/reinstalled NIC driver

I'm going to point him to some spyware removal programs, but what else could be the issue here? What other info should I have him get to help?

I know he'd greatly appreciate it, and I thank you all in advance!

Nick

A:No Connection/limited connectivity on wired connection, works in safe mode only

Hello ,



useing (ipconfig)

start
then select ( run
then type in ( cmd
press enter
then type in ( ipconfig /flushdns ( notice the space between ipconfig & /
press enter
then type in ( ipconfig /release ( ^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^^ ^^
press enter
then type in ( ipconfig /renew ( ^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^^ ^^
press enter


then reboot

start
then select (run
then type in (cmd
then type in (ipconfig
then type in (netsh winsock reset
press enter
now reboot your system

providing that the (os) is installed on the c drive /you drive letter may be differnt

then reboot

check your connection

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Hi there everyone!

Win XP SP 3
Connecting to a wired connection.

My mom and dad came to stay with us for a while and we connected their computer to the network(with 6 wired and 3 wireless connections already present). It shows "limited or no connectivity". Here's what I've tried to fix.

1) boot into Debian live cd to ensure physical connection wasn't to blame. Connection worked just fine.
2) boot into Safe Mode w/Networking. Connection was not present.
3) ipconfig /RENEW (generates error: "An error occurred while renewing interface Wireless Network Connection : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.")
4) netsh winsock reset catalog
5) netsh int ip reset reset.log
6) delete interface card in device manager and reboot.
7) msconfig and shut down all processes but the bare minimum.
8) checked services.msc:

COM+ Event System: Running
Computer Browser: Set to manual. Started and it stopped, stating that sometimes processes will stop if there's nothing to do.
DHCP Client: Running
DNS Client: Running
Network Connections: Running
Network Location Awareness: Running
Remote Procedure Call (RPC): Running
Server: Running
TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper: Running
Workstation

9) Set specific IP and DNS under tcp/ip properties (192.168.1.125 for IP, 192.168.1.1 for gateway, 8.8.8.8 & 8.8.4.4 for DNS) Reverted when no change.
10) Disabled Windows Firewall and AVG.

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A:XP: "limited or no connectivity" on wired connection.

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I have 2 laptops, one running Vista Home Premium SP1 and the other running XP Pro. Both are connected wireless to the same home cable internet connection.
On the Vista laptop, internet connectivity dropouts have become so frequent that they make web browsing on the machine almost unbearable.

While the Vista machine has problems, the XP machine loses no connection, performing just fine. When I am not experiencing connectivity drops I get intermittant VERY SLOW page loads. I Get etiher "Connection to the Server was reset, Try again" messages or have to continually reclick the link to get it to connect.

The laptop has a Dell 1395 wireless WLAN mini card and it reports that it has the latest drivers.
I have disabled Bluetooth in case it was causing a conflict, I have turned off the lan card, set the wireless power settings to Maximum performance and disables some page scaling thing that vista does all to no improvement.

I am running PCcylinn Internet security 14 as well as MS Defender, have disabled both and again found no improvement.

We have had this laptop for about a year and these problems have become progressivly worse for the past 3 months or so. About 3 months ago Dell replaced the motherboard under warranty (my wife spilled a glass of wine on the laptop).To the best of my recollection these problems began AFTER the MB change, but I can not say that for sure.

Any help in diagnosing this and ultimately solving this would be most appreciated.

Thanks.
 

A:Constant Wireless Connectivity drops on Vista, fine on XP

What about logging in to your wireless router on the vista machine? Does that seem slow as well? Have you tried transfering data between the two computers via a shared folder to test the connection without going on the web?

I would try going into the wireless router and double checking settings like mac filtering and playing with wep wpa on or off.

Another thing you could probably do and I would try this first is to change the frequency or "channel" of the routers broadcasting signal. Some routers you can change it from ex: channel 9 11 or 6. Some better routers have more options available.
 

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Hi, my internet started doing this when I used the Toshiba Recovery Wizard which makes my laptop an out-of-box state. Here's my Windows IP configuration:
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Anton-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : home

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

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

Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-24-D2-4A-00-D5
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2829:2f13:2075:6113%11(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.97.19(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 268444882
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-13-F7-4B-AF-00-1E-33-AF-E2-63

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : home
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-33-AF-E2-63
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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A:Limited Connectivity for Vista

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I'm on an HP laptop, and whenever I try to connect to a wireless network, I can connect to the Internet fine for about 10 minutes, but after that I get connected with limited access / limited connectivity. This happens no matter what router I use and other laptops can connect to the networks fine without limited connectivity problems, so I'm pretty sure the problem is not with the router. I've searched it a lot in google but none of the solutions work.

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

C:\Users\Owner>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : KevinHP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : mshome.net
ucsd.edu

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : ucsd.edu
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 4321AG 802.11a/b/g/draft-n Wi-Fi
Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-00-33-E5-BF
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::907e:7efd:8618:8533%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.102(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, September 22, 2009 9:30:12 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . .... Read more

A:Limited connectivity with Vista

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My ATT Aircard works great some of the time, but I get limited connectivity that creates problems sometimes.

Any ideas?
 

A:Limited Connectivity with Vista

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okay so the other day my wireless internet was working all fine. I tried to get on it today and its not working, it says, "limited connectivity" and where it used to have the name of my wireless internet router it says, "unidentified network." My other laptops (windows 7) wireless internet works just fine.
 

A:limited connectivity on Vista

Remove all the stored wireless network profiles and search for the network again. Here's How to Remove Stored Wireless Network Profiles for XP, Vista, and Windows 7
If that doesn't work, try a wired connection and let us know if that works.
 

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I have a windows vista x64 and I have problem to connect to internet via wireless connection. Actually the connection to the network is fine, but I cannot surf the net and a Limited Connectivity error is shown.
The strange thing is that if I change room everything on my computer works fine. For example, while in the livingroom, with a full wirless signal, I have limited connectivity, in the bedroom I can surf the net perfectly.

The router (D-Link) is in the livingroom and the bedroom is further!

I don't wont to work in my bedroom for a lifetime!!!
How can I solve the problem?

I also have 2 other computers, one with vista x86 and the other with xp, but they connect to internet perfectly even from the livingroom.

Thank you,
Francesco
 

A:limited connectivity with vista

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hi pls i need help, keep getting limited or no connectivity on my system, happened shortly after i installed MSN live for vista, and mcafee antivirus on my system, done every trouble shooting technique, even done system restore to revert changes made and update installed, didn't work .
i use vista home os and dail-up to connect to the internet via usb cable.
REALLY NEED HELP.
 

A:limited connectivity in vista

You have an external dial up modem with a USB connection? What's the brand and model? Please show (while trying to connect) ...

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

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

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

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

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

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Hi I hope someone can help. Take it slow cos Im a beginner.
I have 2 computers both HP. PC running XP with no problems accessing the internet via my wireless router. Laptop with VISTA which I cannot access the internet also on wireless.
My laptop is picking up my wireless network and the signal strength is excellent. However it wont connect It shows limited access only which wont let me on. I have typed in the correct security Key. Re-booted but no accesss.
Thanks
 

A:Limited or no Connectivity Vista

Are you able to connect the Vista via ethernet?

Disable encryption on the router and connect that way. Assuming success you should be able to re-enable encryption and reconnect. Use WPA-PSK (or WPA2) if possible. If you must use WEP use a HEX key, not an ascii passcode.
 

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Looking for a little assistance. I have a Dell E1405- just over a year old. Installed with XP when it came then had a vista upgrade from Dell. Vista was in place for 9 months and used wi-fi (public) and home DSL LAN connections for a long time. Several months ago, both wireless and cable stopped working suddenly. Had not changed any settings or installed anything further.

I have a cable modem that works fine with a desktop with XP. When I plug in to the cable modem to my laptop (vista) - I get a limited connectivity - Only local connection and no connection to the internet.

I have lurked on lots of forums for support.

Have reset network adaptor, run the diagnostics through the network and sharing center multiple timex

I uninstalled all Norton.

I reinstalled vista.

I reinstalled vista again with a clean/format install after backing up my drive.

I have a Broadcom 440x 10/10. I have disabled it and re-enabled it mutliple times.
Wireless- Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG

I took it to Geek Squad. They recommended reinstalling Vista (which I did).
My ipconfig:

Wirelss Lan: Disconnected

Ethernet adapater LAN:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix:
Link-local IPv6 Address: fe80::58ca:fc3a:a79e:c9a7%8
IPv4 Address : 169.254.1.1
Subnet Mask 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway: 169.254.2.2

Tunnel Adapter Local Area Connection*6

Connection Specific DNS Suffix:
Link Local IPv6 Address: fe80::5efe:169.254.1.1%11
Default Gateway:

Tunnel Adapter Local Area Connection& 7:
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A:Vista- limited Connectivity- LAN and Wi-fi

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PLEASE HELP...I'M GOING NUTS! I found this site because I was searching on "Limited Connectivity" as I am having problems connecting to the internet from my HP Wireless dv6000 computer with Vista Operating System. The troubleshooting on my computer rarely works to solve the problem and sometimes I can get on the internet but most of the time I cannot. I can usually get on if I unplug my router and do some troublshooting. I would really like not to have to do that every time I want to get on the internet. So far the Best Buy "Geek Squad" and HP Teck Support have been unhelpful. I could really use some help trying to figure this out! Thanks so much in advance!
 

A:Limited Connectivity on HP with Vista

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Hey all,
Recently upgraded to Vista, everything went fine until i tried to access my internet. First off i am directly connected to the Modem, and have tried restared comp and modem ect. I have also tried using one of my other network connections but with no luck. I am able to get connceted to an unidentified network but not to the interent. My internet was working with no problems in XP. I have tried everything the i could think of and searched way to many forums. if anyone has a suggestion besides going back to XP it would be much appreciated.
 

A:Limited Connectivity-Vista

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A friend has a HP computer with Win Vista Installed. It has started doing the Limited Connectivity on a unidentified network thing. He also has somehow lost Administrator privileges which results in messages that are saying that Diagnostics Policy Service isn't available nor is Service Control Manager. I didn't think of trying Run CMD ipconfig/all , so will do that and see if it helps.

Attempts to locate anything connected with this problem by say doing Run, Diagnostics Policy Service spits back the usual windows message that it can't find in this case Diagnostics. Should I have entered Cmd then typed into the DOS box xxxxxxx?

I personally have gone back to Win XP for my two machines as I am the Admin, have Win ADmin AS part of my programs and this sort of thing is a simple repair My Networks, then properties, right click repair.
 

A:Limited Connectivity Win Vista

Try msconfig:

http://www.windows-fix.it/windows/blog.php?entry_id=1273601168&title=selective-startup

If it says limited or no connectivity, there might be a problem with one of your software or router.
 

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Hi, I have this desktop with Windows Vista which I just upgraded from Windows XP. I have a modem connected to the Internet and a Linksys WRT150N with firmware DD-WRT v24 SP1 on it. I have several more computers all with WinXP that are connected with a wire or wirelessly to that router and they all work fine. The Vista desktop, when it had XP, worked fine with the router when connected with RJ45. After I upgraded to Vista, (and of course installed drivers), the wired RJ45 connection worked well for a while and then after I restarted the computer, it would say I have limited connectivity and I have no access to my network or the Internet. I looked around for solution and it looks like many people are saying that they have the same problem specifically with Windows Vista and their other machines with Windows XP works fine. Anyway, I installed a wireless adapter on the Vista machine and for now I can use the Internet, but has anyone found a solution to this annoying problem?

A:Limited Connectivity, a Vista bug?

I can tell you straight up that this is definitely not a Vista bug., If it was then Vista sales would drop and that would be very bad for M$. What I can tell you is that you need to make sure your router/modem has the latest firmware update and to try disabling your firewall when this happens. The final thing I want to point out and many people don't seem to know this; when you open internet explorer and it says it cannot display the website click the link on that screen that say " Diagnose connection problems". It will try to tell you what is likely causing that particular connection problem and then do what the computer says to try and see what happens.

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i have recently reformatted my dell laptop and now it wont let me connect to the internet
 

A:limited connectivity vista

Probably missing it's drivers.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type devmgmt.msc

Please respond to all the following steps.
Under Network adapters, please tell me all the devices listed.
Are there any devices under Network adapters that have a red x displayed?
Also, are there any devices anywhere in the Device Manager display with yellow ? or ! displayed?

It would be best if you could post a screen shot of Device Manager with the Network adapters and Other devices sections expanded.

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file. To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
 

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Hmmm... a bit stuck. It seems every 15 minutes I get limited connectivity even though I'm using static addresses for some reason I get the yellow ! with limited connectivity about every 15 minutes. I'm not able to ping out at all and after about 2-5 minutes the connection starts working again just fine.

Just not exactly sure what to look for next. This seems to be the only machine effected out of 6. Also the only one running vista and I'm still a bit new to vista. I have flushed the dns, cleared the arp cache and reset winsock so far, but there still appears to be a problem.

Thanks in advance.

Code:
Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Antec:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros L1 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000Ba
se-T Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-90-8A-35-B4
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::28c0:7d38:721b:a7f7%9(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.1.10(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.1.21
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.1.21
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I just change a theme and after I change the theme the wireless stop work.
It sometimes says Local only, sometimes Local and Internet(cannot access website), and sometimes Limited Connectivity.
toshiba Satelite L305-S5955 vista home basic
ipconfig:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\fwh>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : fwh-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8187B Wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbp
s USB 2.0 Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-24-D2-CC-2E-E9
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.3(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, June 8,2010 19:23:57
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Wendesday, June 9th,2010 19:23:56
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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A:Limited Connectivity on Vista

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RELEVANCY SCORE 67.2

I've read many other posts on this topic and tried many of the solutions posted, but I've still had no luck. I'll post the results of my trials below. Maybe someone can use their Network Zen Mastery and find my problem.

Configuration: Wired LAN to router to modem
My XP laptop connects to the router/internet fine with wireless or wires, so it seems the problem is on my desktop.
I have disabled all firewalls.

Network Adapter: NVidia nForce Networking Adapter
Router: Netgear WNDR 3300

Action: Stack Reset

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6001]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

K:\Windows\system32>netsh winsock reset catalog

Sucessfully reset the Winsock Catalog.
You must restart the computer in order to complete the reset.
K:\Windows\system32>netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log
Reseting Echo Request, failed.
Access is denied.

Reseting Global, OK!
Reseting Interface, OK!
Reseting Unicast Address, OK!
Reseting Route, OK!
A reboot is required to complete this action.
K:\Windows\system32>netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log
Reseting Echo Request, failed.
Access is denied.

There's no user specified settings to be reset.

K:\Windows\system32>
Action: Restart

Action: ipconfig/all
ping IP, DNS, & others
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6001]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

K:\Users\Wolfe Pack>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Indefatigable
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A:Vista - Limited (No) Connectivity

Hi:Firstly,did this ever work ?

Give this a try,if you have not already .

From a Johnwill postConfigure DHCP for Windows Vista.
1. Click on the Start menu, and select Control Panel.
2. Click on Network and Internet. (Skip this step if you do not see this Control Panel item.)
3. Click on Network and Sharing Center.
4. Click on Manage network connections.
5. Right click on Local Area Connection and choose Properties. If Windows say it needs your permission to continue, click Continue.
6. Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.
7. Select Obtain an IP address automatically.
8. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically.
9. Click OK to close the TCP/IP Properties window.
10. Click OK to close the Local Area Connection Properties window.
11. Click Close to close the Network Connections window.
12. Click Close to close the Control Panel window.
13. Restart your computer.

Also,in device manager,what is the status of your ethernet/lan adapter.Any error indications.?
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 67.2

I'm running Vista Home Premium 64 bit on an HP dv5-1015nr. My internet connection works fine when I am wired to a router or modem, but whenever I try wireless (on any router) it works for about 20-30 minutes and then I get a Limited Connectivity error. The only way to fix it is to either connect with an ethernet or to restart my computer.

I have the latest drivers according to the HP website - http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...us&dlc=en&submit.y=0&submit.x=0&lang=en&cc=us. Device manager under Network adapters shows two things: Broadcom 4321AG 802.11a/b/g/draft-n Wi-Fi adapter and Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller. I have no firewalls on other than windows firewall.

I've looked up other threads about this and I've tried everything I could find but nothing has worked.

ipconfig when connected with ethernet:

C:\Users\Owner>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : KevinHP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : socal.rr.com

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : socal.rr.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 4321AG 802.11a/b/g/draft-n Wi-Fi
Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-00-33-E5-BF
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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A:Limited connectivity vista

Let's add some pings when you can't connect.
Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

NOTE: For the items below in red surrounded with < >, see comments below for the actual information content, they are value substitutions from the previous IPCONFIG command output! Do NOT type <computer_IP_address> into the command, that won't work. Also, the < and > in the text is to identify the parameters, they are also NOT used in the actual commands.

Do NOT include the <> either, they're just to identify the values for substitution.

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 74.125.45.100

PING yahoo.com

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

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above. (For Vista/Win7, the IPv4 Address)

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 67.2

Like so many others, I can't access the internet on my vista laptop. It worked fine one day, then we changed the wifi password and now it's all bollocksed up.

We've now turned the password back to the original, but to no avail. I've turned the modem/router off for five minutes, then waited two minutes before turning the laptop on again, but that didn't fix it either.

This is my ipconfig /all

Host name: Pratdragon
Primary DNS suffix:
Node type: Hybrid
IP Routing enabled: no
WINS proxy enabled: no

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix:
Description: Dell wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-card
Physical adress: -----
DHCP enabled: Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled: Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address: 169.254.209.205 (Preferred)
Subnet Mask: 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway:
NetBIOS over Tcpip: enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Media state: Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix:
Description: Marvell Yukon 88E8040 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
Physical adress: -----
DHCP enabled: No
Autoconfiguration Enabled: Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area connection* 6:
Media state: Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix:
Description: isatap.{C1CB1F5A-2D71-4B1D-89BD-AD67E5BB18BF}
Physical adress: -----
DHCP enabled: No
Autoconfiguration Enabled: Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area connection* 7:
Media state: Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix:
Description: Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
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A:limited connectivity (vista)

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