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Q: Solved: Unable to connect to Network

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

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A: Solved: Unable to connect to Network

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

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Specs:
2Gig RAM
300Gig HDD
512Mb Geforce 7500 LE
Intel Core Duo 2.13Ghz
Marvell Yukon 88E8056 Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Okay, so here's the status. I can't connect to my network at all. There are no connections listed in the Network Connections menu in the Control Panel. The ipconfig /all results in the message 'Internal error. The request is not supported'. In the Device Manager, all the network adapter components are listed (mainly the Marvell Yukon controller), however they all have exclamation marks next to them. When checking their status they give the message 'Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)'.

I've tried reinstalling the controller drivers, as well as uninstalling the controller completely and reinstalling it.
I've also tried a few solutions (mainly from this site, actually), including the regsvr32 netshell.dll/netcfgx.dll/netman.dll commands in the cmd menu, as well as resetting tcp/ip using the netshell command.

I'm at an utter loss.
Tomorrow, I intend to open up the computer and take a look at the controller.
In the meantime, anyone have any other ideas.
Any help will be hugely appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

A:[SOLVED] Unable to connect to network.

Update:
Okay, opened her up, found that the NIC is integrated so I can't replace it or remove it. Searched the Acer site (PC's an E560) for any other controller drivers, but ended up with the same ones that won't work.

I am now completely stumped.

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Im getting an error message of "Local area connection" doesnt have a valid IP Configuration. I have uninstalled/reinstalled the netowork driver, reset my modem and router, and tried a winsock repair. Other computers on the same network can connect with zero issues. I get the same issue on the computer with any network I try to connect to, wired or wireless. The laptop is a Toshiba U405D-S2902 running windows 7 64bit. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

This is what comes up under ipconfig.
Microsoft(R) Windows DOS
(C)Copyright Microsoft Corp 1990-2001.
C:\USERS\FRYS>ipconfig
Windows IP Configuration

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : wavecable.com
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::740f:f067:1182:daf5%10
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.218.245
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 8:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Tunnel adapter isatap.wavecable.com:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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A:Solved: Unable to connect to ANY network.

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I'm on a Dell Inspiron 530 using an Intel 82562V-2 wireless adapter.

Ever since my PC fell asleep while I was updating to iOS 5.0 on my iPhone, I havent had wireless.

It's not acknowledging my network.
I think it's a "switch"... but have no clue where that would be.

Any thoughts/ideas on a fix?
I'm at a complete loss for ideas.

Thanks,
-JasJBB
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect to a wireless network

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I'm having some trouble connecting my desktop to my wireless router. Whenever I try to connect to my own network the desktop just says connecting for a while then does nothing.

The desktop is using a Belkin F5D7000 v1 wireless adapter and is running Windows XP SP3.

The router is a Linksys WRT54G2.

Both have the most recent firmware/driver updates, though the latest driver for the wireless adapter is about 6 years old.

I have tried disabling all the network security options and still cannot connect.

I've also been able to successfully connect to my network with a laptop, as well as connect to nearby wireless networks with the desktop.

If anyone has any suggestions or advice please let me know.
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect to my wireless network

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I'm unable to connect a Compaq TC1000 via the 802.11b WLAN Mini PCI Card. I'm using a Linksys WRK54G router with my desktop wired, Gateway 2728 Tablet PC Wireless, but unable to connect the TC1000 wireless. (Note: I can connect the TC1000 wired.)

I'm using WPA and it appears that the Compaq 802.11b WLAN Mini PCI Card does not support WPA. Is there an update or work-around? I could switch back to WEP, but I would prefer using the WPA settings.

Can anyone assist me with this problem.
 

A:Solved: Unable to Connect to Wireless Network

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Hello All,
Can anybody help me in solving my problem. I just formatted my Dell Inspirion N5010 last week. Ever since then, I have not been able to connect to my office wireless network.

I was using this network before my system was formatted. one funny thing is that i can connect to other wireless network in range but find it difficult to connect to my office network. I always get limited network access while other people in the same office have access to the network.

Please what could be the problem?

Thank you
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect to wireless network

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Hey everyone,

I have a Macbook and I just installed windows 7 on it while at work. Connected to the network just fine there (airlink and dlink setup) but when I got home I couldn't connect to the home network (uverse set up). When i try to connect, I am NOT prompted to enter the network password and get the error "windows was unable to connect to this network." I have other Windows 7 machines connecting to this network with no problems, and the OS X side of th Macbook also connects to the network fine. All drivers are installed.

I'd love some help! Thanks in advance!
 

A:Solved: windows was unable to connect to this network

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Hi, i am unable to connect to wireless network in my office. the configuration and all worked out just fine and i was able to connect unsecured, however when we put a key on there, i am unable to connect. i am even able to connect to my neighbour's unsecured network and i can connect to our wireless router via ethernet cable. i sure hope you can help me. thanks.
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect to wireless network

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I'm new to this site. I'm also a beginner when it comes to connections and stuff.
I have a desktop and laptop that I've connected to a wireless network in my home.
I picked up an olderlaptop and have not been able to connect to my wireless network. All I need for this laptop is to edit
and upload pictures to snapfish.
My son brought over a wireless USB adaptor and couldn't get that to work either.
The laptop is an HP using windows XP Home editions version 2002 service pack 2. Pentium R 4 CPU 2.80GHz
In the device manager the network adaptors are 1394 net adapter and realtek rtl 8139 family PCI fast ethernet nic.
Neither one has a red x
Under other devices (still in device manager)
base system device
hp integrated bluetooth module
multimedia audio controller
network controller
pci modem
sm bus controller
video controller(VGA Compatible)
all have yellow question marks

It's also missing (?) the wireless icon. There is a message Local area connection a network cable is unplugged.
I can connect to the internet with a cable connection.
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
C:\Documents and Settings\User1>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : unknown-b5c9364
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific D... Read more

A:Solved: Unable to connect to wireless network

Usually the guys like to have make and model of the computer, copies of the ipconfig /all and screenshots of the expanded Device Manager.

Hopefully the problems are just corrupted or wrong drivers.
First thing would be to go to HP support and see if you can download the drivers for the hardware that shows the yellow ?. From your list, you probably need to do at least Chipset, Wireless, Video and Audio drivers

http://www8.hp.com/us/en/support-drivers.html

3 ways to find the drivers.
Enter the product name/number and search
Download and install the HP ID tool
Search by product catagory, type, name

Also, updating to XP SP3 would make things work better,
SP2 doesn't work with WPA2 unless it has patch KB 893357 installed.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=1974
 

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I have an Acer Aspire 5570Z that is running Windows Vista with an Atheros AR5007EG Wireless Network Adapter. The Windows installation is a brand new clean install with all drivers on the computer being the latest and greatest from their respective manufacturers. Now for my problem...

I am unable to connect to any wireless network using either the onboard wireless network card or an external USB wireless network adapter. When I scan for wireless networks my cpu will see them. I can then select whichever network I want to try and connect to but when I click the connect button it never takes me to the authentication screen to input the WEP key.

I have tried to manually enter the WEP and configure the network but then when I try to connect to the network it still tells me that Windows is unable to connect to the network. It gives me the option to diagnose connection or connect to another network but when I try diagnosing the connection it scans for a split second then it only gives me an option to go view available wireless networks.

It is like my computer has lost the ability to authenticate a network connection. Has anyone ran across this problem before and do you know a fix? I'm looking for any ideas you can give me here as my daughter starts college in a couple of weeks and she really needs this computer.

Please help me if you can.
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect to any wireless network

there is an issue with vista and that adapter - see below

Just try with the internal adapter and the suggestions below - if they don't work - we can come back to the usb adapter and diagnose further

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Atheros Wireless Adapter - AR5007EG & AR5007
Over the last couple of years we have been seeing a lot of problems with the above adapters, mainly concerning WPA and WPA2 encryption and mainly on windows Vista.
We have seen just a couple of issues on other windows operating system, windows XP and windows 7.

Windows XP:- A driver update has resolved the issue
Windows 7 :- No conclusive results for a fix

The wireless adapter gets an IP configuration, and shows as connected, but communication is non-existent or sporadic.

Log into the Router and disable the wireless security and see if you are now able to connect to the internet and surf OK.
Please post back a reply here, and let us know if that works or does not work.
If you post back the make and exact model of the router - we can advise how to disable the wireless security

Here are a number of possible solutions

--- 1) In Device Manager right click on the wireless adapter and "update driver."

--- 2) Download and install the latest wireless driver from your laptop manufacturer's web site support section,

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Hey! This is my first post and probably not my last.

So my problem is, is that whenever I try to connect to my home Wi-Fi / Network, a window opens right after I enter the correct WEP key, and it says, "Windows is unable to connect to DMNetwork. (DMNetwork is my network name) I run the trouble shooter and it tells me to reset my mode, blah blah, restart my router, and you know the rest. After I finished that it still didn't work. I tried MANY MANY MANY things I found off the internet to try and fix this, (I currently connected the ethernet cable to my laptop) and nothing works, I hope I can find a solution here. I tried to unbind IPv6, using a WEP key, using a WPA and WPA2 key, no key at all and tried changing the keys to see if that worked (because that worked before), I deleted all my network profiles to see if that worked, but it didn't and I also tried updating my network adapters but they're all up-to-date and I can't click on the "Roll Back Driver" button.

History
So, this happened before but I was easily able to fix it by changing the network key.

PC SPECS
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD E-350 Processor, AMD64 Family 20 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3818 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 595017 MB, Free - 439825 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, HMA51-BZ
Antivirus: Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Not Updated

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A:Solved: Windows is unable to connect to (Network Name)

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Hey guys, I just loaded up my machine with Windows Vista Home Basic and wanted to connect my another laptop to it via Wireless AdHoc network. I created a wireless adhoc network from the network and sharing center. But was unable to connect the other laptop to it. Everything is ok. My WLAN is on, drivers are also latest. Please help.

My system configuration-
OS Version: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2390 @ 1.86GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1406 Mb
Graphics Card: VIA Chrome9 HC IGP, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 20002 MB, Free - 9600 MB; D: Total - 20002 MB, Free - 6003 MB; E: Total - 36303 MB, Free - 7469 MB;
Motherboard: HCL Infosystems Limited, Notebook PC, VT6363A, 1234567890
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect computers to Ad Hoc network

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I have 1 pc using vista ultimate and 2 laptops using vista home premium. I use a BT homehub 2 to which my pc is connected via ethernet and the laptop are connected via wireless connection. Network discovery has been activated on all 3 machines and all machines are visible on the network.

The problem I am having is: each of the laptops can share files and folders via the network, laptop 1 can share with the pc in both directions but laptop 2 can not access the pc even tho the pc can access laptop 2. When accessing the pc via the laptop i get an error message stating "\\FRANCIS-PC is not accessible. You may not have permission to use the network resource"

This problem has only come about since the laptop (os) was re - built. As a tempoary stop gap I have been using net-op remote control host and guest to allow laptop 2 to access the pc which was working fine, but now it states that the pc cannot be found even though it can be seen in the network window. I have tried pinging the pc and that was successful with no loss.

Any help would be great
 

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Hello, The problem is I can't connect to my router, It says "unable to connect to wireless network" . Been trying to 5 days now to fix this, Not getting anywhere.
Laptop is, HP Pavilion g6 Notebook, My network wireless adaptor is realtek rtl8188ce 802.11b/g/n.

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) CPU B950 @ 2.10GHz
RAM: 4.00GB
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) HD Graphics Family
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect to the internet by wireless network

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My Gateway laptop is about 5 years old. I turned it on one morning and it said "Unable to connect to preferred wireless network." After messing around with it, checking connections, WEP key, & other settings it connected after a few minutes by itself. But then disconnected again. I am unsure what it could be. When looking at the settings and properties I dont really know what Im looking for. Please help. thank you.
 

A:Solved: Unable to Connect to Preferred Wireless Network

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Hello! I have a problem. It is a period of time, of some weeks, since my laptop is unable to access the internet. It succesfully connects to a wireless network, I can see the name of it, but after connecting my laptop is displaying "Unidentified network", below the network name. Also, I don't have Internet access. In the task bar, my wireless icon has an exclamation mark, in a yellow triangle. I have tried to connect with another laptop at a wireless network my laptop can't connect and it worked for the other laptop. So, the problem is with my laptop, not with the network. Can you help me?

My laptop is Acer Aspire 5738Z. My network wireless adaptors are Atheros AR5B91 Wireless Network Adapter and Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter. They work properly.
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4200 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1976 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 796 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 60000 MB, Free - 20683 MB; D: Total - 178472 MB, Free - 109621 MB;
Motherboard: Acer , JV50 , Rev , LXPAR0C023913023F72000
Antivirus: Kaspersky Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect to internet by a wireless network

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L300D laptop, and have off/on problems with connecting to the internet and inhome network. It shows the wireless network card is Toshiba Realtek RTL8187B Wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbps USB 2.0 Network Adapter. I have updated drivers in the Device Manager. I have high speed internet with D-Link modem and router, and unless this laptop is right beside the modem I can not connect. I have a second Dell laptop, which can connect no matter where in the home I am - including outside! So it appears to be low signal strength or something, but even sometimes it just drops out and I'm unable to connect... Any ideas? I an not a techie...
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect to internet/network unless right beside modem!

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hi,
i am trying to connect to a network with my dell laptop (win xp sp2).This is the first time ive tried connecting to this particular network, but ive never had a problem connecting to other wireless networks. I have an Intel Pro wireless card , it picks up the network with a very strong signal, but when i click to connect i get the error 'Windows is unable to connect to the selected network. Network may no longer be in range.Please refresh and try connect again'
Ive refreshed , and gone to services.msc to restart the wireless zero config. Its a secure network so i unsecured it as a test but i still get the above error.The other laptop using this network can connect fine.
My ISP told me its my wireless adaptor, (even tho it works fine on loads of other networks - ive been travelling and used so many with no probs). I called dell and they checked it out, we updated the drivers, also uninstalled and reinstalled the adapter. Dell thinks its a s/w conflict between the adapter and the router. I had a spare linksys usb adapter (which worked fine before) so ive just disabled the intel pro and installed this instead..still getting the same error message.
Just some info about the router...we got it from the ISP, they came and set it up.Its a modem and wireless router in one, the make is netopia. My ISP still say its my computer thats the problem ,pointing to the fact that as the other laptop can connect this is proof that the modem works fine.

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A:Solved: unable to connect to wireless network with one laptop

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Hi,

I am trying to connect to the internet using an external wireless device (Netgear model:MA101), I have managed to install the drivers and my wireless network is coming up as an option! For some bizarre reason when I try and connect the following messages appears:-

"Windows is unable to connect to the selected network. The network may no longer be in range. Please refresh the list of available networks, and try again"

I then refresh and try to connect but the message constantly appears I have rebooted my computer in case it needs to reset after installing the driver for the wireless device. No joy!

I know it's not a problem with the internet or the wirelss network because I currently have my laptop connected and working perfect. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Windows is unable to connect to the selected network

Did some checking via Google.

The Netgear model:MA101 is a very old 802.11b adapter that uses only WEP encryption. Netgear doesn't even list it on their site anymore.

Did find some old posts that say it doesn't work with routers using b/g mixed mode, but only with those using b mode.
 

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Hi everyone! I tried my entire afternoon trying to figure this out but to no avail. Fortunately, I found this place out of my desperation for a solution. My netbook works very well in my home network but when I brought it to my workplace, I was unable to connect to the internet eventhough I could connect to the wireless network. Other computers and laptops were able to connect and use the internet well using the same router. I tried manually configuring my IP and default gateway based on what I read but nothing worked. I hope that someone would be able to help me out with my issue. Thanks in advance! Here's my system config, hoping this would help.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1011 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 109474 MB, Free - 7145 MB;
Motherboard: Acer,
Antivirus: Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition, Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:Solved: connected to wireless network but unable to connect to internet

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I just got a new laptop from the computer. It's a Dell 4300. MS XP Professional ver. 2002 is installed. Network adapters include 1394 Net Adapter, Intel(R) 82567LM Gigabit Network Connection and Intel(R) WiFI Link 5300 AGN. The laptop can connect to wireless network in the office, but not at home. It said, "Windows cannot configure this wireless connection. If you have enable another program to mage this wireless connection, use that software). If I connect the laptop to the router , it works. I have desktop goes wireless too, but there is no problem. I am using Linksys wireless G 2.4 GHz broadband router (my friend set up for me 2 years ago using fireware dd_wrt v24 rc-4). Anybody can help?
 

A:Solved: dell 4300 unable to connect to wireless network

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-3300M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3562 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6480G, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 290889 MB, Free - 238964 MB; D: Total - 14050 MB, Free - 1570 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3564
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Disabled

HP Pavillion g4-1117dx Notebook is unable to identify know working networks. Cannot connect to the Internet using wireless or Ethernet cable. It is able to see all Wireless networks and connects but It see the network as being unidentified. All of my other wireless devices are connecting just fine. Is this a hardware issue? I pinged the loop back and all 4 packets were sent and received. However when I Ping the Default Gateway the request timed out all 4 packets lost. Is this a hardware issue or is there something else that I can do to resolve this situation?
 

A:Solved: HP Laptop unable to identify network or connect to Internet

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Unable to connect to network with either a wireless or hardwire connection.

I do not use this computer very often. It is the one used by my kids to play "Club Penguin", etc.

I was away at scout camp with my oldest boy and when I got back, the internet did not work. It appears that several other "System" resources are not working either.

I did IPCONFIG /ALL and nothing is connected.

I tried to ping the router and got no response. "Transmit failed"

I tried to go to restore and that failed as well.

I went to the store and picked up a new usb wireless card and that did not work either. I feel confident that the issue is NOT the wireless card. I attached a screen shot of the IPCONFIG /ALL screen.

I am having a challenge to figure out how to fix this.

Please help.
 

A:Solved: Unable to connect to network with either a wireless or hardwire connection.

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Hi ! I know that this question has been asked a lot on here, but unfortunately none of the solutions helped fix my problem..

Last week I was using my laptop when suddenly it disconnected from the internet. I tried fixing it the next day, and even though there were full bars, it wouldn't connect to the network. I restarted my router multiple times and nothing. So, after a fit of anger and messing with different settings on my computer, I pretty much gave up. For some reason, I was able to connect to the internet 2 or 3 times over the past week for about 10-15 minutes before it would disconnect me for the rest of the day.. So, I'm honestly so stumped. I thought maybe it might have just been my router, but I'm at my dad's house now and I'm not able to connect to his network, either. He tried helping me fix my laptop, and thinks I might need to go ahead an order a new wireless adapter, but neither of us are that well with computers/networking. I'm hooked up via Ethernet cord which seems to be working fine, but my wireless is only able to read and not actually connect. (On occasion it will actually connect to the internet, but when it does I can't actually access the internet)

I've tried uninstalling my wireless adapter, disabling/enabling it, a bunch of weird commands that I don't even know what they do (.. probably shouldn't have messed with those), stopping/restarting services, etc.

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A:Solved: Unable to connect to wireless network, but connects via Ethernet

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Woke up today and can't connect to any of two routers we have in the building. Still, every room- and home-mate using wi-fi as always - like I'm only one who got problem.
I'm pretty sure noone changed router settings, nor I installed something bad either.
I'm running Windows 7 on my Asus-P53S laptop with build-in Atheros AR9002WB adapter.

Can anyone help me? I've got less then 12 hours to finish my online project, really don't wanna miss it
 

A:Solved: From this morning - Windows was unable to connect to (My wifi network name)

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Can this be true? I have a wireless network that does not broadcast its SSID, as this is recommended for best security. All of the computers running XP and XP Pro have no trouble connecting to the network. We just acquired a new Acer notebook with Vista Home Pro and it connects to the network just fine as long as I allow broadcast of the SSID, but as soon as I hide the SSID, the Vista notebook can no longer connect. I find it really hard to believe that Microsoft could be this dumb, especially since it works on XP. Can someone suggest what I may be doing wrong?
 

A:Solved: Vista unable to connect to network with SSID hidden?

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Hi guys,
I just got back from vacation and suddenly can't connect to my Wifi network at home with my netbook anymore. It says validating identity but never connects. When I try to repair the connection, it keeps authenticating and then says that windows is unable to find a certificate to log me on to the network. I did some googling and it was suggested to uncheck the Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this network box under the Authentication tab in Wireless Network properties. I tried that but then I get an error message saying "The network password needs to be 40bits or 104bits depending on your network configuration".
I have no idea what to do or what the problem is. My other laptop works fine from which I have set up this network works fine. My phone seems to work fine, too. I already restarted the router and my netbook but that didn't help either.
I would appreciate some help!
Thanks
 

A:Solved: can't connect to home network- windows unable to find certificate?

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Hi guys
I have already seen many threads with the same problem but none of the solutions worked for me.
I am unable to connect to my router (Beetel 450TC1) via wireless network. Even if I enter an incorrect security key, no authentication error is displayed. The wired connection works flawlessly and I can access router admin panel through wired connection. Things I have tried:
1) Called up the ISP customer care
They upgraded the router firmware, did a hard reset and did all settings remotely. This did not fix the problem and the executive reported that I have a faulty hardware. I think my hardware is fine because the same problem exists with other smartphone devices and I can connect to college WiFi easily.
2) Changed wireless security authentication and SSID.
3) Tried a manual hard reset and firmware downgrade (same problem persists with downgraded firmware) and again upgrade.
4) Tried different operating systems (Windows 8, Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.04). Same problem exists with each of them.

I think the problem lies with my WiFi router because the ISP executive did all required settings remotely.

ipconfig/all result:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200]
(c) 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Chirag-HP>ipconfig/all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Chirag
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
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A:Solved: Unable to connect to wireless network, full signal strength displayed

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

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

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Hi,

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

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

A:Unable to connect to wireless network acquiring network addressaddress

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Hi,

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

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

Thanks!
 

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

Hi carrickfergus, and welcome to TSG!

Please do the following:

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

Type CMD.

Press OK.

In the Command Prompt, type ipconfig /all.

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

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

Please click HERE to download HijackThis.

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

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

IMPORTANT: Do not fix anything
 

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Recently, my laptop has been unable to connect to my home's wireless network. The router is Linksys WRT54G. Results of ipconfig/all:

(Comments in parentheses are mine)
***
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name: (long name--don't want to type it here)
Primary Dns Suffix: (blank space)
Node Type: Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled: No
WINS Proxy Enabled: No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:
Media State: Media disconnected
Description: Marvell Yukon 88E8038 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
Physical Address: (address here)

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Media State: Media disconnected
Description: Realtek RTL8185 54M Wireless LAN Network Adapter
Physical Address: (address here)
***
When I try to "repair" the wireless network connection, I get an error message that it is unable to connect to a network, even though the wireless network in question is well within range and accessible from all other computers. I can't even see my wireless network in the list of available networks! What is going on? I would appreciate any help.
 

A:Solved: Can't Connect Wirelessly or Find Network--Unable to "Repair"

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

I am running:

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

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

hard drive: Hitachi HTS725032A9A364 SATA Disk Device

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

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

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

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Hi,

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

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

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

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

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8101E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-16-D3-84-4E-AF
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.214.91(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

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A:Unable to connect to network

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

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

C:\Users\Jake>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 9:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #
8
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-E0-4C-C3-74-7A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

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

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A:Unable to connect to network

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

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

A:Unable to connect to network on my PC.

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

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

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

Let me run down the spiel of this network saga:

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

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

Thanks in advance for the help.
 

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

Please help!!!!
 

A:Unable to connect to network

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hello,

I've got a laptop that cannot connect to network anymore, both wireless and fixed. when it tries to connect to the network, it sets an ip address in the range of 169.254.0.0 -169.254.255.255
further more, i saw that the HP Wireless Assistant starts all by itself after a few minutes that I start the laptop, although the wireless adapter is disabled.
now, i keep the computer completely disconnected from the network trying to figure out what is it to be done.
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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by user at 8:49:37 on 2011-11-10
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7600.0.1250.40.1033.18.2991.2042 [GMT 2:00]
.
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Hpservice.exe
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A:Unable to connect to network

HelloI Would like you to do the following.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.Run Combofix:You may be asked to install or update the Recovery Console (Win XP Only) if this happens please allow it to do so (you will need to be connected to the internet for this)Before you run Combofix I will need you to turn off any security software you have running, If you do not know how to do this you can find out >here< or >here<Combofix may need to reboot your computer more than once to do its job this is normal.You can download Combofix from one of these links. I want you to save it to the desktop and run it from there.Link 1Link 2Link 31. Close any open browsers or any other programs that are open.2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.When finished, it will produce a report for you. Note 1: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stallNote 2: If you recieve an error "Illegal operation attempted on a registery key that has been marked for deletion." Please restart the computer"information and logs"In your next post I need the following
Log from Combofixlet me know of any problems you may have had
How is the computer doing now?Gringo

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

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

Any help would be appreciated!

DDS and GMER logs have been attached.
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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514
Run by Maria Valdes at 14:16:42 on 2012-02-17
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.2038.1050 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG2012\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:Unable to connect to network

Hello luie620,

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

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

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

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

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

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

Help!
 

A:Unable to Connect on Network

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

A:Unable to connect to network

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

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

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A:Unable to connect to this network

and welcome to the Forum

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

Lets take a peek at your network environment:

First:

Power Cycle everything . . Turn off the Modem, router and all pc's . . turn on the Modem and wait a few minutes for the lights to stabilize . . then turn on the router, then one pc at a time. See if you connect to the internet.

Then:

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

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

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

Then:

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

A:unable to connect to network

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

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

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

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

Type the following command:

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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