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Sudden loss of wifi, works fine with ethernet.

Question: Sudden loss of wifi, works fine with ethernet.

Hi

I have a ZyXEL 600 wireless router - it has worked without issues for years.

However yesterday evening my wireless router suddenly stopped broadcasting a signal.

2 different PC's and a wifi dongle attached to our TV were suddenly all unable to find my network.

The WLAN light on the router was still lit up. I connected my Acer Aspire 5742Z laptop to the router via an ethernet cable and it worked fine. I connected to the router and it said there were no errors.

I phoned ZyXEL support this morning and they dialled in, confirmed the router was reporting it was working. They installed inSSIDer on my PC and verified no signal was being picked up - but other local wireless networks were being picked up.

They suggested buying another modem as it was very old and could have just reached the end of its life.

So I bought a brand new Sitecom 300N x2 modem this morning, connected it up and have the exact same problem. All the right lights are on the modem (solid WLAN, DSL and Internet lights), I can connect via an ethernet cable but none of my devices can find a the wireless browser (but can find other networks and connect to them).

I've spent hours on the phone today to various tech people and gone through channel switching, changing encryption etc but nothing has worked. The router is sat in the same place it has been for the last 3 years and the laptop is inches from it but still no joy.

As far as I can see I've ruled out:
PC problems - 2 different PCs running different Windows versions - neither can find my network but can find others
ISP issues - I can connect to the internet via ethernet
Modem specific issues - I've tried 2 different modems both have the same problem - both manufacturers support say "it does sound strange" but cannot suggest what might be causing it.

Any ideas?

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Answer: Sudden loss of wifi, works fine with ethernet.

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Hello, I've been having this issue recently. On my laptop, the wifi works fine, and then a little while later, it can't connect at all (it looks like it's connected, then disconnects, and then tries connect again, etc). All the other devices connected to the router is fine, only mine is the problem. I tried looking at device manager, the Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 is enabled, updated, and in the properties, it says that the device is working properly.

The problem does go away temporarily when I turn off the router, wait a little, and then turn it back on, but soon afterwards, I continue to have connecting issues.

Here's the info

1. Is this a wired or wireless connection issue?
Wireless

2. Who is your Internet Service Provider (ISP)?
Verizon

3. What type of Broadband connection are you using?
Fios

4. What is the exact Make and Model of your Modem, Router or Modem/Router Combo - Linksys, D-Link, Netgear, TP-LINK, etc.
Router: Actiontec? Not totally sure

5. What is the Name of the Anti-Virus, Security or Firewall Software installed from the problematic
Avast
6. Ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : User-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-... Read more

Answer:Wifi issues. It works fine then all of a sudden can't connect.

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Thanks for using the basic requirements, all info provided were very helpful. Your Xirrus capture looks good, no issue there, however, I see that in your wireless connection you're using Public DNS, why not change the DNS'es to auto same as your LAN DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1. You'll have to click on Obtain DNS address automatically....Please follow this Tutorial.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...cp-ip-settings

Also, it's best to use WPA2 with AES encryption for a better secured network, you're currently using WEP.

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So when I pluged in an ethernet cable my laptop only showed a wifi connection. I a different cable but that didn't work neither. The ethernet drivers aren't present. Can anyone help me?Thanks in advance, grossie8118

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So here is my story. A couple days ago I awoke to having no internet access over any devices connected through Ethernet or Wifi. My first thought was it was just a fluke and to power cycle my router and modem. After doing so I still got nothing. Called up my ISP thinking that the internet might be down due to a winter storm we had that night. They said that it wasn't. They sent signals to my modem and everything appeared to be working properly.

My equipment then:

Arris SB6141
Asus RT-AC3200

So I decided to make a run to Best Buy (not my first choice but convenient) to pick up a new cable modem. Purchased a Arris SB6190. Got it home, called up ISP (Spectrum) and had them provision it. Everything went smooth. Well now I was getting internet but only over WiFi. So now I'm thinking that my router bit the dust. Took another trip to Best Buy and purchased a Linksys EA9500 router. Got home, hooked it all up, same exact thing. Wifi works but everything connected through Ethernet has no connection.

Here is my IPConfig:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : DESKTOP-7HQ2CMF
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Ethernet 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Killer E2400 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 70-85-C2-0A-10-CC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . ... Read more

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I have recently bought a router, the Fritz.Box Home Server 1&1 VDSL. I have set it up via wifi and can connect to the internet without a problem.
However, I would like to connect my PC to the router via LAN.
When I put the LAN cable into my PC and the router, both my PC and my router react and tell me there is a connection but they do not recognize each other. The router says there is something in LAN1 and the PC says there is a LAN cable without a connection. I cannot access the router via LAN, only via wifi.
My PC uses the Killer Network 2200e driver, I tried removing it and then manually adding it again, it did not work. My IPv4 settings seem fine, too, I have no idea what to do now.

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Hi, I am currently using the University campus wifi which works fine, but when I try to connect to it via ethernet, it always comes up with "no internet access" despite the wifi working fine. If I go onto network and sharing centre, the ethernet is sending bytes but only receiving very few every so often. I am using windows ten, please feel free to ask for more information, thanks for helping
 

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I cannot get my Z400s ethernet to work, the wifi works fine but when I insert an ethernet  cable it doesn't read it at all. I'm not sure if this is a hardware or software issue as of right now. -Thanks Josh.













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Answer:Z400 touch, no ethernet wifi works fine.

Emericajosh wrote:I cannot get my Z400s ethernet to work, the wifi works fine but when I insert an ethernet  cable it doesn't read it at all. I'm not sure if this is a hardware or software issue as of right now. -Thanks Josh.HiWelcome to the forumsCould you first mention the os?If you haven't tried, could you try reinstalling the ethernet drivers. You can download them from here or install them from the d drive.http://support.lenovo.com/en_IN/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS033356Also if it does't fixes the issue, could you open the device manager and check if there is any unknow device or a device with a yellow triangle on the icon of any of the network device? i mean is there a ethernet driver installed.Also, check the ethernet cable, it might be at fault too. Try with another cable too.Regards





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I have recently bought a router, the Fritz.Box Home Server 1&1 VDSL. I have set it up via wifi and can connect to the internet without a problem.
However, I would like to connect my PC to the router via LAN.
When I put the LAN cable into my PC and the router, both my PC and my router react and tell me there is a connection but they do not recognize each other. The router says there is something in LAN1 and the PC says there is a LAN cable without a connection. I cannot access the router via LAN, only via wifi.
My PC uses the Killer Network 2200e driver, I tried removing it and then manually adding it again, it did not work. My IPv4 settings seem fine, too, I have no idea what to do now.

Answer:Ethernet won't connect to router, wifi works fine

and welcome to the Forum

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: 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 or copy and paste the following command:

ipconfig/all > 0 & notepad 0

and press 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 drive, or a CD-R disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

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I have a Win 7 system. Everything was working, until a few days ago, and then the Ethernet connection stopped. The activity LEDs work, but the Ethernet will not connect. The Wifi works fine through the same router as the Ethernet is plugged into.

Here is what I did so far.Rebooted PC (full power cycle)
Rebooted router
MSCONFIG to disable all unknown services and apps
Replaced Ethernet cable
Tried a different port
Confirmed Ethernet driver is latest version
Deleted Ethernet driver anyway and reinstalled
Reset IP Stack
Set TCP/IPv4 to static IP and defined the DNS server
Confirmed the adapter's advanced settings were correct
Connected to a USB Ethernet adapter that I know works (and has worked before on this PC)

Nothing I did in the above list worked - Ethernet does not connect. The activity LEDs are working. The Network Connections shows a plugged-in Ethernet as an Unidentified Network.

Here is the IPCONFIG/ALL






Quote:
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : London
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 2C-27-D7-B2-89-E5
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfigura... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 - Unidentified Network on Ethernet - Wifi works fine

What router is it and have you tried plugging your modem into the pc it self to after rebooting both devices sans router? Could your router have like enabled mac filtering perhaps?

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My PC with windows 7 is the only computer with issues in the house. Ethernet works perfectly but wifi doesn't even when I don't have the ethernet hooked up. The wifi says it is connected but browsers, steam, and Itunes don't work. I have Bitdefender A/V and already tried uninstalling it, no change. I also uninstalled steam and Itunes with still no change. I even uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers for the wireless adapter. I tried looking and I don't recall downloading or installing anything around the time the problem started. Before I try replacing the adapter itself, I was hoping for help here since I saw a very similar problem in another thread.
 

Answer:Internet connects but doesnt work on wifi, ethernet works fine

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If there is any more info I can give to help you help me, please let me know.
 

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Please help.. Can't connect to the wifi but using ethernet is working fine.. My phone could connect to the same wifi though
tried to backread some of the threads but didn't work on my laptop
 

Answer:Cannot "fully" connect to wifi but works fine on ethernet

Additional info. I am using Atheros AR5006EXS Wireless Network Adapter
and I did deleted the driver and it installed again automatically, but sadly it still doesn't work
 

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So, my email works just fine still but I can't get any pages to load. I didn't make any changes that I can recall. I haven't been using my pc very much lately. The only thing I remember is that the day I noticed that it wasn't working anymore the power had gone out at the house while I was gone. I have no idea what to look into.

Any suggestions?
 

Answer:IE won't work all of a sudden... email works fine.

It seems strange that email is working and Internet Explorer is not. Perhaps IE got somehow corrupted. What are you using to connect to the internet - DSL, cable, FIOS, dialup, etc? I try having your modem reset as a first quick easy step. If you have broadband (not dialup), contact your broadband provider - Comcast, Verizon, etc. to assist. If you have a wired or wireless router, try resetting that too.

If still cannot connect using IE after resetting above, a workaround for Internet is using Mozilla Firefox (which personally and other experts think is better and more secure than IE). If you have another computer of a friend or family nearby, it can be downloaded from http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/ and burned to CD (it is only 5.7MB) to install on your PC. If this works for you, then you know there is something going on with IE.
 

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It does this like once an hour at least. Once it's frozen, it's frozen until I manually power off.

I tried scanning with spybot twice, and avira twice, though it froze on me befor it completed. I'm defragging now, but it will probably freeze before it's finished too.

Any advice?

Win XP, on a compaq pesario, by the way.
 

Answer:Computer works perfectly fine then all of a sudden freezes

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Hi, T500, Vista Business last updated from Lenovo today.I was sitting and working on the internet while ITunes were updating itself. All of a sudden I hear this sounds that you also hear when a USB key gets plugged or unplugged. No internet no network after that sound. When I hit the blue Thinkvantage button theres no WIFI option to turn on... Nothing in eventlogs. Access connections just report that the Intel 5300 Wifi adapter isnt present.  There has never been any problems with this laptop before. Please advice! --  Message Edited by ITemplate on 07-11-2009 03:30 PM

Answer:Urgent: Need help with sudden loss of WiFi

Sounds like you accidentally hit the wireless radio switch on the front of your T500.

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Hi, this my first time posting and I really would refrain from bothering people if I could, but I've been having this issue with my wireless for the last month so I thought perhaps someone could help.

The OS is a Windows XP home.

I go into IPCONFIG/ALL and it tells me that my wireless is disconnected



I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers.
I've tried going into the router (it's a NETGEAR MR814) IP, and I've added it to the list of devices that can connect to it, but it's not working. It just... won't work. It's not that there's a security lock on my router because I've disabled it and it still wouldn't work.

So now I'm completely befuddled, and disheartened, and on the verge of just taking apart my machine were it not for the ethernet connection. Can someone please help?

~nkiseki
 

Answer:Ethernet works fine, Not Wireless

First try going into network property and see if you can see it.
If you see something like "Local Area connection 2" with wireless network card, right click on the icon and view available network/connection.
If you see your wireless router setting, highlight and click "Connect".
 

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I have just read through a thread dated 15.02.09 about a sudden loss of WiFi connectivity. It is similar to what I am attempting to resolve. It seems that after the Microsoft up-dates on 15th or 16th Feb the WiFi connectivity was affected. I am running a Netgear router on an XP machine with a remote Vista machine. The remote Vista machine can access the internet. The XP machine can access the internet. The LAN is connected and both machines appear on the network but access to the either machine is denied. Any suggestions to help resove this situation or interrogate the system?

Looking forward to speaking to someone soon.
 

Answer:Solved: Sudden Loss of WiFi Connectivity

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Hi
I had posted earlier also in this forum and d prblm got solved as it was a driver issue. Now again i have got a similar prblm but is not a driver issue. I have a P7H55 Asus Motherboard with the ethernet port and cable working fine individually. However, when i connect them together, the ethernet light on the router remains stable as if connected but still the desktop shows not connected. This time i have installed the drivers which came from the motherboard manufacturer and are the latest. In the Network and Sharing Center, the icon is enabled. It does not show cross sign. Please help me out.
 

Answer:Ethernet works fine on laptop but not on desktop.

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I'm sure this has been asked 1000 times but I cannot seem to find my exact issue anywhere. Hopefully this helps myself and anyone who runs into this issue.

To start, I have Windows 7 Professional 64bit. Everything worked 100% fine with absolutly no issue and then.... I moved. Now we have Fios instead of Comcast.

Now to the issue. When I have the ethernet connected I cannot get internet access but I have full network access. I went out and purchased a new wirless card and wirless works just fine. I tested 2 different cables, recrimped both of them and nothing. I have activity on the PC and the Router so I am sure they are good.

I have tried everything I have read online, Updated Realtek Family PCI Ethernet drivers from MSIglobal. Disabled/Enabled. ipconfig /flushdns, /release and /renew. I went as far as Backing up and reformating the Hard Drive and before reinstalling the backup I tested it and nothing. Restored my backup file and yep.. nothing.

Its kind of frustrating. I'm not exactly and expert but i am in no way a novice either. This one has me stumped. Im thinking maybe it is a windows service that is not set to start correctly but I figured I would creat a post while I am at work and maybe have and answer to test before I hunt through the services tonight.

Any advice is greatly appreciated

Thanks

Answer:Ethernet=No Internet But Wireless Works Fine

This sounds more like a router problem to me. Have you tried resetting your router then using the ipconfig /all command?

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Hi all.
First of all, I want to thank you guys in advance for putting your time and effort to solve my issue. any answer would be grateful to me.

My internet provider is At&t and as I mentioned in the title, wireless internet works perfectly fine, but Ethernet connection doesn't work on my desktop. Currently I am using wireless adapter on my PC, and it works just fine. I tried disabling the wireless connection, resetting the modem, re installing the Ethernet driver and anything I can think of.

The odd thing is that my brother used Ethernet connection just fine with his desktop about three weeks ago, with same router and same cable. So I am assuming that my computer is the one with the problem but I can't figure it out why.

I'm going to try out the different cable tomorrow, but I highly doubt it will fix my problem.

Help me guys. If you need any other information, ask away. I will give it to you as much as I can

Attachment file is my network and sharing center status unidentified network is my ethernet connection

Here is my ipconfig /all result

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Junbum-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : attlocal.net

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family ... Read more

Answer:Wireless works fine, Ethernet doesn't

Odds are that the NIC has failed.

Another low possibility (in addition to cable and router LAN port) are the PC's firewall or security suite misconfigured or corrupted.

Another thing to try: in Device Manager right click on the ethernet - Properties - Advanced tab - for the 'Speed & Duplex' property try different values beginning with '100 Mbps full duplex' and '10 Mbps full duplex.'
 

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Earlier my desktop was to b in d same place where the router was der. Everything worked fine. Now I decided to shift my desktop to another room. I have kept the router at the earlier place only. I have brought a 25m long new cat 5 cable. When I connected it to my desktop, the orange led on ethernet port do not light up and the desktop is unable to detect the ethernet cable and hence the internet connection. On the router, a light of ethernet keeps on blinking every 1 second. I was worried whether my ethernet port got fried. So i inserted another ethernet cable, but then the ethernet orange light came and the pc detedted the connection. Therefore I thought the cable might be faulty. Therefore I connected my laptop with that 25m cable. But my laptop detected it and showed the internet connection. But now when i again connect the cable to my desktop, there's no light and the pc does not detect it. However, if i connect the 25m cable to my desktop then during boot the ethernet light on router is stable just as when it is normally connected to the internet. But when i go into windows it starts blinking every 1 second.

My router is MTNL Model No. UT-304R2
Desktop - Asus P7H55, core i5
Laptop- HP 2000
Windows 7 Ultimate on both desktop and laptop.
 

Answer:Solved: Ethernet works fine on laptop but not on desktop.

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I have an Ideapad U330 that will not get online using ethernet in windows. Before you ask, no it isnt my router. When I use an Ubuntu bootable disk, the ethernet works fine and I can surf the web without issue. I reformatted and installed windows 7 x86 (It had windows XP previously and the ethernet didnt work there either), installed all the drivers, and updated the BIOS, the ethernet still does not work while the wireless works fine. I thought this was a hardware issue until the ethernet worked with no issue in Ubuntu.













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Answer:U330 Ethernet not working, wireless works fine

@ scstatus
possible driver issue.try these ones:
windows 7 32 bit : http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/uk/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_show_2620.html
windows 7 64 bit : http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/uk/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_show_2621.html
 
please, post back the results.

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Recently I performed a reinstallation of windows on my laptop. Normally I had no problems with the wireless, but after the reinstallation my laptop refuses to acknowledge that there are wireless networks. When I'm not connected to the internet, it asks to connect using a wire connection only.

I have a Dell Inspiron iM101z running Windows 7 Home Premium, and I downloaded all the drivers for what the Dell website told me my laptop model was, a Dell Inspiron 1121. Attached is a picture showing the oddities of my problem. The icon on the taskbar shows that I have to connect with an ethernet cord; no wireless icon is shown.

If I try to unplug the ethernet cable and connect to the internet, I only get the option to do a broadband connection. Also, once I unplug the cable, I get "no connections available."

Answer:Laptop refuses to detect anything wireless, ethernet works fine

Most likely this is still a driver problem.

Drivers and Downloads | Dell [United States]

Or, http://search.dell.com/results.aspx?...&advsrch=False

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I am on a Win 7 based computer. New apt, new internet connection. Old router.
Connects to net fine with an ethernet cable.
Connects to the wifi signal (strong signal) with password authentication BUT no internet access.
All my laptops are experiencing the same issue- so it does not appear to be related to the computer.
I then connected the ethernet cable to a Linksys E2000. Again, good signal, clear connection BUT no internet access.
What can I do??
IPCONFIG/ALL>myTCP.txt did not produce any results in DOS (why??)
Thanks in advance.....
 

Answer:Wifi connection issues- fine on ethernet

IPCONFIG/ALL report:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : subra-tablet
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : westell.com

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-5E-C0-40-B0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : westell.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 0C-60-76-4A-97-6C
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::7997:4b52:9da9:c46e%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.33(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, May 03, 2014 8:22:44 AM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Sunday, May 04, 2014 11:55:35 AM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 302801014
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . ... Read more

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Got an issue with using the Ethernet where it would Blue screen my PC. If I use WiFi, it's fine but the moment I use Ethernet it crashes with a paged fault in non paged area BSOD. I have updated drivers, cleared and reupdated drivers to noavail. Also bought a new NIC and cat5 cable and it's still causing stop errors.

Answer:BSOD while plugged into Ethernet fine with WiFi

For more specific troubleshooting steps, please follow the blue screen posting instructions.http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html
Crashes point to a problem with your display card and possibly your RAM. I also see Service Pack 1 is not installed, which may be the underlying factor for all the crashes.

Update to Service Pack 1 (SP1)Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821) [August 2011]

Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [August 2011]

Steps to follow before you install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 from the Microsoft Download Center

Service Pack 1 Download site
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Hi! After moving to a new home, I'm having trouble getting a wired connection working. Same modem and router as the previous home, same PC. Different ISP, but both are Shaw cable re-packagers.

router
CISCO Linksys E900, Factory Reset, with latest firmware 1.0.06
modem
THOMPSON DCM 475

motherboard
SAPPHIRE Pure Black P67 Hydra
USB adapter
USB wifi, Dlink DWA-160
Operating system
Windows 7 64
Ethernet Adapter
Marvell Yukon 88E8057 Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
latest driver version 11.45.4.3

I have only a PC and an android connected, occasionally and android tablet as well.

The PC can connect via wifi, if ethernet is disabled and then modem, router, PC restarted, but I can't seem to figure out a way to get the ethernet connection to work. I've tried DHCP and Static IP configurations, and I've tried connecting the ethernet directly to the modem instead of the router, but to no avail. I believe I've managed at times to access the router from the PC (only with static IP), but never the internet as well. I've tried 3 cat 5 cables as well.

Here are some pictures with more details of my config

I've been banging my head against this for 8+ hours...can anyone see what I'm missing?
 

Answer:Wifi Works, Ethernet doesn't (even with wifi disabled)

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Hi! After moving to a new home, I'm having trouble getting a wired connection working. Same modem and router as the previous home, same PC. Different ISP, but both are Shaw cable re-packagers.

router
CISCO Linksys E900, Factory Reset, with latest firmware 1.0.06
modem
THOMPSON DCM 475

motherboard
SAPPHIRE Pure Black P67 Hydra
USB adapter
USB wifi, Dlink DWA-160
Operating system
Windows 7 64
Ethernet Adapter
Marvell Yukon 88E8057 Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
latest driver version 11.45.4.3

I have only a PC and an android connected, occasionally and android tablet as well.

The PC can connect via wifi, if ethernet is disabled and then modem, router, PC restarted, but I can't seem to figure out a way to get the ethernet connection to work. I've tried DHCP and Static IP configurations, and I've tried connecting the ethernet directly to the modem instead of the router, but to no avail. I believe I've managed at times to access the router from the PC (only with static IP), but never the internet as well. I've tried 3 cat 5 cables as well.

Here are some pictures with more details of my config

I've been banging my head against this for 8+ hours...can anyone see what I'm missing?

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Hello,My name is Vladan and I have had a problem occur yesterday. My internet stopped working.I immediately tried my phone's wireless connection and saw that it was working fine, so I tried laptop wireless and it too was working. When I plug in my network cable it stops working.My ethernet internet connection status shows that Ipv4 and Ipv6 have "no internet accsess". It's not just my laptop's wired internet that stopped working, it's the whole network I have in my apartment consisting of two more computers who also lost their wired-ethernet internet accsess. I suspect something is wrong with my router since it relays my internet but wireless works fine so I'm stumped. When I plug in my cable it shows limited connectivity.I have tried ipconfig /release - /renew, I have tried netsh winsock reset and netsh int ip reset log.txt I have tried (netsh winsock reset catalog), also I tried (netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log) and it said the following ::::::Resetting Interface, OK!Resetting Neighbor, OK!Resetting Path, OK!Resetting , failed.Accsess is denied.Resetting, OK!Restart the computer to complete this action.::::I don't know what is this "failed and accsess is denied" but it might be the problem.I have rebooted my router several times but also with no results. I have checked DHCP settings for both router and laptop adapter and it all checks out. I have check IP filtering and MAC filtering on router and it all looks fine. I use no f... Read more

Answer:Network troubleshoot - Ethernet (wired) stopped working, Wireless works fine.

Did your ISP give you this router such as your leasing it etc? If so contact them for a replacement.If you own this router then I'd try factory reset button to set it back to factory default. If that doesn't cure this then buy a new router. They are pretty cheap these days.Your router could have been hacked, the access denied is strange!

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My Y500 decided it couldn't receive internet on any connection today. It would connect to any network but it would say that there was no internet. I plugged my computer directly into the modem with an ethernet cable and it still said there was no internet. My router was sending out 5Ghz wifi fine and I was using several other devices on the network successfully. Any idea what could be wrong? I thought it would be my wireless card, but wouldn't I still be able to receive internet through my ethernet port then? PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE help. I don't want to have to buy a new laptop just because this silly nonsense. I'm at my wit's end.

Answer:Y500: No Internet through WiFi or Ethernet (but fine for other devices)

rtopol2 wrote:My Y500 decided it couldn't receive internet on any connection today. It would connect to any network but it would say that there was no internet. I plugged my computer directly into the modem with an ethernet cable and it still said there was no internet. My router was sending out 5Ghz wifi fine and I was using several other devices on the network successfully. Any idea what could be wrong? I thought it would be my wireless card, but wouldn't I still be able to receive internet through my ethernet port then? PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE help. I don't want to have to buy a new laptop just because this silly nonsense. I'm at my wit's end.Disconnect anything to your modem. Shut it down. Switch it on and wait for a few minutes for the lights. Plug your ethernet cable to the modem. Try going to the net using your browser. If you cannot connect, call your isp.

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problem as above - every couple of weeks or so my internet slows to a snails pace, it usually lasts for 3 or 4 days then its back on full speed again, really cant figure this one out!

Ive released ip and flushed dns!

my ping is always around 10ms and my upload is always around 4mb which are both quite stable, but its my download speed what bothers me 0.1mbs at its slowest and 60mbs when its running good

what should I do next?

Answer:recurring loss of internet wifi and ethernet speed

Just tried safemode with networking - still crap!

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First off, sorry if I posted this in the wrong section. I am knew to the Lenovo Forums. I have a Lenovo K450e Desktop computer and the internet is acting up. All of the sudden, the wireless does not even pop up. Up until today I have been able to connect to the internet wirelessly and now it is saying I need to plug it in through an ethernet cable. I was just wondering if anyone else has experienced this and if anyone has any solutions. Thanks!
 
 
 
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Answer:K450e - Wifi Issue - All of the sudden needs an ethernet cable.

Turns out I just needed to update my driver, but needed to connect to the internet through an Ethernet cable in order to do so.

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Have an Asus ultrabook laptop with an Atheros 9485WB-EB wifi/BT adapter. When I'm away from home, it works perfectly. At home, it sees our home network but refuses to connect to it - just get a cannot connect error.

It used to work fine, and then it's gradually gotten worse. At first rebooting the laptop would make it work for a while, then that quit working. Now it's just non-fuctional at home.

Home wifi works fine with other devices as well, and if I plug a USB wifi adapter into the laptop that works too.

Home router is (I forget the model, have to look when I get home) running dd-wrt. Rebooting the router doesn't fix the problem.

Any idea what would make it quit? No setting have been changed on the router during all this.
 

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Hey,
My desktop is connected to my router via cable. And it randomly gets disconnected from time to time. I've tried re-installing drivers. I get the red X on my network icon in the taskbar, which usually happens when a cable is unplugged. I fixes it self after a minute or 2, its never longer than 1 minute, usually 10-15 seconds, and it happens ever 10-15 minutes.

My wifi works fine, and I have a vonage box connected to my main router which works fine too. It's just my desktop. I've tried different ports, same problem.

I'm heading home in a few hours and I've picked up a new 5 meter cable to check with.

What else could be the problem if the new cable doesn't fix it.

My network adapter is the on baord one on the Asus Maximus Formula.

Thanks.

Answer:Network randomly disconnecting. Wifi works fine.

Seems to be something wrong within the cable or could be the network card within your pc? Did you try the cable on any other pc or that?

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I have a HP 15-d005tu laptop. The keyboard has suddenly stopped working when I connect to Wifi, but starts working when the airplane mode is turned on. When I connect to wifi I have to use the on-screen keyboard which really slows my work. Please help.

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Hi!
As the title explains, I have a 40k Mbit/s connection, which my father's and sister's laptop get as advertised, but my pc gets speeds that vary from 2k-15k Mbits/s. Although, when I connect to the internet via ethernet cable the speed is as advertised, around 30k-40k. So I replaced the wifi adapter usb, but that did nothing, so I ran malware tests, even though nod32 did end up removing a MyStartSearch browser malware, internet speed is still slow. My dad also reset and reconfigured the router's setting but to no avail. I'm all out of ideas at this point, what to do next?
I also checked for any programs that might interfere or limit my internet speed in any way but found none. I should also mention that between malwarebytes and nod32 ive perhaps removed the same MyStartSearch malware 5 times already.
Any help is greatly appreciated!

Answer:Wifi speed is inexplicably slow, other pc's unaffected, with ethernet cable fine

I've removed the startsearch malware before and after i got the rly bad internet, it doesn't really seem to be related to it tho.

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wifi shows limited on laptop but works fine on phone . netsh ,ipconfig , formated the laptop but nothing is working .please help 

Answer:wifi shows limited on laptop but works fine in phone

Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank you for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like you are not able to connect to the Wireless Network with your Notebook Please read the tips and steps shown below, find out what is relevant to your current situation and tryperforming some steps which might help resolving the issue 1. Check for the Wireless Light, Try turning ON the Wireless by pressing the Wireless Button 2. Check if Wireless[WLAN] is enabled in BIOS 3. Check if you have yellow "!" mark or red "x" mark for Wireless Adapter under Device ManagerNote: Right Click on the Adapter, Uninstall the driver and restart the Unit[Windows will load the drivers again] 4. Check the last time wireless was working fine and perform System Restore, Reset the BIOS to setup defaults bytapping F10 Key under BIOS 5. Power OFF the Unit, Remove the AC Adapter & Battery, Press and hold the Power Button for 1 full minute 6. You can also download and install the latest BIOS Update for the Unit from HP Support Site 7. Uninstall the Wireless Drivers again from Device Manger and this time download and re-install the drivers fromthe HP Support Site 8. If you are using HP Wireless Assistant on your Unit, Please uninstall the same and re-install it again 9. Check if your Wireless Card detects any other Wireless Network nearby, in that case delete the existing wirelessprofile and re-create the same 10. Incase if all these steps does... Read more

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So I am attempting to connect to the wifi network at my girlfriends place, which I have done fine previously, but my laptop cant find it at all. I have tried restrarting my laptop, installing new drivers for the atheros wireless adaptor, resetting the router, but it still wont show up. It connects fine to other (older and newer) devices, and works fine when connected via ethernet cable, but it is hardly practical to sit on top of the router all day.

My laptop detects other networks fine, such as those of the neighbors and connects to my own home network fine. I have also tried deleting the saved network and manually connecting to the network while also checking the box about connecting even if the network is not broadcasting its SSID. Still nothing. I also checked power management settings and made sure it the network adaptor was using max performance power settings.

Previously when I set up their router, it was broadcasting on a single channel between 1 and 11, cant remember exactly which, and I have no reason to believe they have changed it.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 4077 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 595264 MB, Free - 446659 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corp., Base Board Product Name
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Answer:Cant find specific Wifi Network but works fine with other devices.

connect by ethernet and have a look at the name and channel- it could be using channel 12 or 13 which is allowed outside the US but your PC is using channels 1-11 if US based setting

look at the SSID name and if indeed set to broadcast

I have seen that issue a few times - although xirrus usually shows the channel

all those signals are very low

whats the name of the wireless signal at your girlfriends
and where is that xirrus screen shot from - your girlfriends ?
 

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Hello!
I just got a new modem (Netgear) that I replaced the old one (D-Link). The wifi is working perfectly, laptops, iPads etc. is working all fine.
The problem is, the computer that uses Ethernet cable isn't working at all. It's says 'Internet service unavailable' and the networks name went from 'unidentified' to 'Network 2'. Both computers using Ethernet cable isn't working and I have updated drive, try to see if it is the routers (Belkin G wireless)fault etc. Even my printer isn't working even though it uses wifi. The printer tough says 'Press router's WSP button' but my router doesn't have one.

So how can I fix this problem and make those computers work?

(Sorry for the description/language, I only have basic computer knowledge)

Thanks!
 

Answer:Wifi works but not Ethernet !?!?

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I've been having a problem of late where my ethernet connection has been unable to gain internet access and reportedly shows the network as being 'unidentified'. It will be unable to connect for a long period during the day and then regains access.

However, if I connect my USB Wifi adapter, it picks up the network immediately and internet connection isn't a problem.

This is the ipconfig /all whilst both USB Wifi and ethernet cable are connected.

C:\Users\Owner>ipconfig /ALL

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 4:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 92-0C-6D-E5-6C-D3
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9271 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 94-0C-6D-E5-6C-D3
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::9034:3836:196:ae7a%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.1... Read more

Answer:Wifi works, ethernet doesn't

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Hoping someone can help me connect to my new wifi!

A few days ago, I just had comcast cable/internet/home phone installed, all run through a modem/router combo. (I'll try to post some more specific details below). So, TV and phone are working great. And actually even the internet is working great. I just can't connect MY laptop to the internet. I can connect my iPhone and Kindle Fire w/o difficulty. And if I plug into the ethernet cable, I can get the laptop to go the internet. But when I connect to my wifi connection, I end up with only a local connection. On a side note, the first time I tried to connect to the signal, my computer asked me to set up a profile for it (WLAN profile I think). And I did, stupidly. I vaguely remember having a problem with that in the past, but I had tech support at my college that fixed it.

I have restarted both the modem/router and my computer multiple times. I have tried to repair the connection with Windows. I have tried tech support with comcast, but they keep referring me to the computer manufacturer. There is an unsecured signal nearby I CAN connect to (tried out of curiosity to make sure it WASN'T the laptop), but I don't want to pirate, so instead I stay tethered to my 2ft ethernet cable. I have searched google and reddit to no avail. I do not claim to be tech savvy, but I can follow directions pretty well (just be specific step-by-step). Last night out of desperation I tried the Geek Squad online chat to help, bu... Read more

Answer:Ethernet connection works, but not wifi

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I just moved and have been trying to get my PC connected to the internet at my new place. I have a Dlink AC750 dual band wireless router, and my computer has no problem connecting to it wirelessly. However I cannot figure out how to connect directly by ethernet. I have a cable running from the router to the back of the PC, but the icon in my tray just says 'No connections are available'. I have also tried connecting directly to the PC bypassing the router. Everyone I have spoken to, including tech support, has told me that you "plug it in and it just works". Am I missing some step in getting my PC to recognize the ethernet cable?

Answer:WiFi works, ethernet doesn't

Hello mate have you tried updating the LAN driver for that machine and even simpler a new cable??

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I have been using my ASUS X53E laptop on the WiFi at my university for the past 4 months with no problems connecting to the internet. A few days ago, my internet suddenly started going in and out. It will work alright for about an hour, and then it will stop working completely, even though it says my WiFi connection is still "excellent". However, when I plugged in an ethernet cable, it has been working perfectly with no problems.
No one else around me has been having problems with the WiFi - it's just me. Any ideas?
 

Answer:Internet works with Ethernet, not WiFi

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Hi guys,

I cant connect with my Wifi, but with the ethernet cable it works fine.

Here's my ipconfig /all:

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

C:\Users\ACER>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 06-17-C4-E6-D6-C9
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-2D-8C-B1-85
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::edc7:d97b:ccb5:eaa2%12(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.105(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Monday, August 04, 2014 7:23:34 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, August 07, 2014 7:48:13 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
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Answer:Ethernet connection works, but not wifi

what happens when you connect to a wireless signal ?
 

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i have a 64bit g500 lenovo 20236 and it wont accest the internet. it connects to the wifi but never accually works. its getting really frustrating because it work with ethernet and all other devices at home. the router is an apple airport. i have windows 8.1 and i really need help.

Answer:Wifi always limited but works on ethernet

hi Hyahsy,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you check under Device Manager and under Network Adapters,
       Can you share what's your Wifi Adapter model / name / manufacturer.
 
Let me know your findings
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Once I installed windows 10 as I received update thenafter both ethernet and wifi did not work. Therefore, I downgraded my system to the inbuilt 8.1 and now the wifi is unable to connect while its been detected by the system. My MODEM's wifi is perfectly working on my cell. Kindly guide me to solve the issue at the earliest.

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Hello Every One
I have the admin laptop and it works fine except the wireless. The wireless works fine if i take it out from the domain and join the workgroup.

I have used the domain admin account and the machine local admin account and it does not work.
The hardware is OK and seems enabled with no problem except it does not see any wifi network.
The Laptop run Win 7 Pro.
Best Regards

Raid 

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So for about 2-3 months I've been running hardwired Ethernet internet instead of wifi. I keep my Dell plugged into my tv. The other day I tried to move it and use wifi in another room but I have no option. When I first started with Windows 10 on release day I was using wifi with no problems and when going the Ethernet route it was always plug n play when you going to wifi vs wired.
1. Even after unplugging the Ethernet cord the symbol doesn't change to a wireless symbol the Ethernet symbol just has a little red box.
2. Tried turning airplane mode on and off as well as full pc reboot
3. Right clicking internet from the bottom right of the screen image and clicking open network and sharing doesn't give any wireless options
4. I've tried troubleshooting also with Ethernet unplugged and no success.
So just to repeat Ethernet works perfectly. Wifi used to work. My roommate who also is running the same version of Dell wifi works perfectly. Same account and everything.
The only thing I can think of is the pc updated one day as I have automatic updates and it wiped the driver maybe. So if anyone has any ideas on what to do.
Thanks

Answer:Only Ethernet Internet works, wifi option not available

Giving this a bump. I really need help. Wifi isn't an option anywhere to turn it on. Its like it disappeared

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Running Win 8.1 on Lenovo Y410p. Verizon FIOS router, Actiontec MI424WR (Actiontec[1] ).
Everything was running fine until last night. No internet when I connected to the router with an ethernet cable, but the wifi still works. I ran windows troubleshooting diagnostic and it said ETHERNET DOESN'T HAVE A VALID IP. Restarted my laptop and the router, changed ports, got a new ethernet cable, tried hooking up another laptop, still nothing. It shows up as Unidentified Network with No Internet Access. Xbox is also connected to router via ethernet, that isn't working either. The wifi is working but it's shoddy, every few minutes it'll lag, Chrome will go into NOT RESPONDING mode for a second or 2 and then go back to working. Wifi is also prone to dropping out and coming back at times.
Please advise.

Answer:Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP, wifi still works?

Power cycle your ISP Modem, router and computer(s).

Power all off
Remove power from modem and router for 30 seconds or so.
Connect power to modem, wait for it to finish booting and stabilize
Connect power to router, wait for it to finish booting and stabilize
Power up computer with Ethernet cable already connected

If still not working: collect IP configuration information as follows:

Open a Elevated Command Prompt:

Press WIN + X to open Start context menu.
Select Command Prompt (Admin)​.

Paste the following into the Command Prompt window, exactly as shown, including double quotes:

cmd /c "ipconfig /all > postme.txt & ping yahoo.com >> postme.txt & reg query "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" | find /i "proxy" >> postme.txt & notepad postme.txt & del postme.txt"

and press ENTER.

A file will open in Notepad. Please copy and paste the contents here. Close the Notepad window and the file will be deleted and the Command Prompt window will also close. Paste the information in a reply here.

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Hi all!

I have a problem with my university internet. I can connect fine through wireless, no problems at all.
However when I attempt to use my ethernet cable, I have a connection for 5-10 seconds before any webpage I attempt to access is directed to a portal to log in with my university ID and password. Once I do so and the portal has confirmed that I have access (the user/pass has worked), the display page tells me to retry my original URL, however the internet connection does not work and I am not able to access anything. Any help? Thanks!

I have gone to the help center at my school and they were unable to help me
 

Answer:College Internet: Wifi works, but not ethernet?

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I have Lenovo laptop and my internet works just fine when the cable is connected but Wifi does not work. It shows that i have excellent signal on the side but it just wont connect. When i type in password it says " Windows cannot connect to XYZ ". I use Windows 7 and my wireless network adapter is Atheros AR9285.
C:\Users\MY>IPCONFIG/ALL

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : MY-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : local.lan

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection* 12:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Anchorfree HSS VPN Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-47-D9-50-DE
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 76-F1-A1-FA-B6-58
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros ... Read more

Answer:Laptop works with Ethernet cable but not Wifi

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Hi All,

I have Windows Vista home premium. I moved from Chicago to Boston. Before I left Chicago, I tried removing kaspersky internet security 2011 as my laptop used to heat up and shut down often (you can hear the voice from laptop when more process are running and it shut's down). While uninstalling kaspersky, the laptop shutdown half way.

I moved to Boston, I tried connecting to wireless, it does not work. It shows connected, excellent signal strength but bytes received 0. Wireless works fine for other room mates on their laptops. If I try connecting from cable, internet works fine.

Pasting the ipconfig /all results
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : compaq-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : hsd1.ma.comcast.net.

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.ma.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5007 802.11b/g WiFi Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1F-E2-BB-3A-80
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::45d0:bd05:6ea2:f0ae%14(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.10(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, October 26, 2013 12:04:03 AM
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Answer:Solved: ethernet cable works, wifi does not work

The following was put together mostly by etaf with a little help from me.

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Atheros Wireless Adapter - AR5007EG & AR5007
Over the last four or so 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.

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,

--- 3) On one occasion re-setting the router back to factory default and re-configuring the router settings has resolved the issue

--- 4) The majority of members, have now used the drivers from the atheros driver site, which has resolved the issue.
- see below for direct links for windows vista and the link for all Atheros adapters and supported operating ... Read more

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Hello,i have made a clean install of Win7Pro on my two days old SL510 (28477MG). I have even installed the latest Wifi-drivers for the "Intel WiFi link 1000bgn" from Intel (version 13.2.1.5, available from Intel since 02.07.2010), as the Lenovo-drivers did not work. WiFi is switched on (this is shown via the Fn/F5), my network is shown as available. Nonetheless i can not connect via wifi, even when all wifi-protection is switched off. Connection to my router via ethernet works without problems. Would appreciate support. Stefan

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Hi! I don't know much about this place but there's a problem with my laptop and I don't know how to solve it. My laptop won't connect to the wifi anymore but it works perfectly fine with the ethernet cable. I appreciate it very much if you tech geniuses could help me out. THANK YOU!
 

Answer:My WiFi on my laptop won't work but works with Ethernet cable

Are there any yellow (!) in the device manager?
 

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Hey guys,

I have a Sony Vaio VPCEH15EN laptop & the OS is Windows 7 home basic. I have a wifi router which is of TPLINK.

The wifi won't connect to my laptop but it works fine on my mobile..it would only start working when I use the ethernet cable. I never had this problem before. I have tried everything ..I also tried the winsockfix.bat but all my efforts have gone in vain..I just don't know if the wifi router is faulty or the modem of my ISP...Please help me solve this problem.

Best Regards,
Om
 

Answer:Wifi on my laptop won't work but works when I use the ethernet cable

I have solved the problem by myself. To do this, first you have to disconnect your Ethernet cable from your laptop and follow the steps: Start>Control Panel>Network and Sharing Center>Manage Wireless Networks and remove all wireless connections by right click on it and select Remove network from the drop down menu. After doing this, close the windows and scan for the Wi-Fi networks. Click on the available network and select connect. After a while, you will be asked to give a password for your Wi-Fi connection. Type the password and click on connect button. And now will be connected to your Wi-Fi network via wireless.

May be it will help you.
Regards
MD. MAHMUDUL HASAN
 

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MODEL C100:ethernet connection is fine.No wireless connection detectedNo networks detectedfirewalls are turned offwindows xp home installeddl'd latest wireless driver from lenovo(60wb04ww)dl's Lenovo 7vcx55ww Nothing works. I have only ever used the wireless feature twice since owning this computer.Yes, switch on side is in the on position ,  Makes no diffenceHave new router from Netgear.  Accessing thru cable modem, scientific atlanta.Wifes' Compac works perfect, my lenovo does not. An help would be appreciated

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Hi guys - setting up computers in my new home and have got the wifi working fine with my BT Home Hub router (works for laptops, mobile devices etc)
Have been trying to connect via Ethernet for a laptop and home pc for a faster/more reliable connection but it doesn't seem to be working.

When plugged in the Network and Sharing Centre simply displays the loading blue circle with 'identifying' but no network access. When clicking on the Local Area Connection Status both IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity state no network access, but I can't seem to find any hardware problems on the laptop. The same issue occurs for other laptops at home and I know my laptop works with Ethernet at work.

Running ipconfig/all shows that DHCP is enabled (I checked this on the properties tab for the IPvs), autoconfiguration is enabled. I can add in a copy and paste of the whole ipconfig/all if that's helpful - 'media disconnected' shows for Tunnel adapters but I don't really understand what they are...

If anyone could help at all I'd be really grateful !

Answer:Cannot connect via Ethernet to BTHub3 Wireless Router - but wifi works

Could be that the router is only set to wifi.
go to your router setting page open it (192.168.0.1) check the settings there,
password is probably admin if you havn't changed it, please do change it if you havn't.

Or plan B reset the router

Roy

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Hi i have a Toshiba Satellite computer and my wifi doesnt work, it used to but it stopped all of a sudden.
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Answer:Toshiba Laptop internet only works through Ethernet Cable, NO WIFI

Reinstall your wifi driver from offcial toshiba website. Or you can check your all driver updated or not. To easily check all driver just download advanced driver updater to update WiFi and other driver

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Hi There,
I recently moved house and got Virgin internet with a new router/modem. I have an oldish laptop whose wireless has always worked. Since setting everything up with the new router the wireless doesn't work. When plugging in the ethernet cable everything is fine. I know it isn't the router as I have a mac and a bunch of iphones and ipads hooked up. I have googled this to death and updated all the drivers of the laptop, restarted the wifi card, updated everything I could on this laptop and I still can't figure out why the wifi wont connect. I hope that you can help. Details are below:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU U4100 @ 1.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3003 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1309 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 226373 MB, Free - 128105 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Aspire 5810T
Antivirus: Sophos Anti-Virus, Updated and Enabled

Ip Config file: Run without the Ethernet cable plugged in
Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description .... Read more

Answer:Intel Wifi not working, ethernet does. All other phones and PC wireless works

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The Intel AC3165 wifi adapter on my Inspiron 7559 periodically will disconnect every couple of minutes and most the time I have to go through the Disable/Enable route to get it to work.  But then, magically, it will start to work properly and will do so for several days until the problems start again.
I have the latest driver installed (18.33.0.1) and I have turned off the "allow operating system to turn off wifi" switch.  And I have played with other settings until I am blue in the face.
Furthermore, even when the adapter doesn't continually disconnect, it is totally unreliable when switching from one wifi source to another.  Sometimes the change is easy, but many times I have to reboot the computer to make it happen.  Very frustrating.

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Wifi suddenly stopped working, works with Ethernet cable, works with iPad and iPhone, but not with Sony Vaio laptop wifi.

Have spent hours on the phone with Internet Service Provider, who went through all settings and checked everything (checked CMD prompts and changed SSID, created new channels, etc).

I'm using Windows 7 and have McAfee. What could have caused this to suddenly stop working? How do I get it to work again? I have checked my wifi is still on, it still connects to the wireless modem router (D-Link), and at start up has a yellow triangle with exclamation mark inside, then that disappears and says internet is connected (on internet bars icon) but no browsing is possible at all with any of my browsers (chrome, Firefox, explorer).

Have disabled McAfee firewall, have restarted in safe mode, but nothing is helping.

Have tried on different wifi connections, with same problem. I restored to the last date I could use wifi and it didn't change anything.... Help please!
 

Answer:Solved: Wifi suddenly stopped working, but works with Ethernet, iPhone/iPad still wor

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I have a Dell Studio 17 with Vista and Wifi capability. I've had the computer for a year and a half, and I've never had a major problem with wireless connection before. Any problem has been purely because of a low connection strength or because I was in a classroom (I'm a college student) in which multiple people were trying to connect at once. Eventually it always worked.

I was home for the weekend and connected to my primary wireless connection and all of a sudden I lost connection and could not reconnect.

I tried restarting and shutting off both the computer and wireless router. I tried resetting the wireless router. I tried turning on and off the Wifi button on my computer. Still cannot connect.

I plugged in an ethernet cable into my internet directly from the router and it runs fine (that is how I am on the internet on my laptop at the moment).

I will not always have access to an ethernet cable when I go back to school later today and I have a project I need to research so I'm kind of in a rush to get this figured out. Also it's just so much easier connecting wireless and obviously I'd like this fixed.

Anyway, I read up on other people's similar problem and I don't know if I changed something or messed up, but now whenever i click to view Wireless Connections the router for my house has a red x next to it and says "The settings saved on this computer for the network do not match the requirements of the network."

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Answer:Solved: Wifi suddenly stopped working, wont connect wirelessly, but ethernet works

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Hi,

I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 with Windows 7. I have been using Time Warner Internet. It worked fine until yesterday. WiFi stopped working out of the blue. When I tried, wired connection works pretty well. I do not recall any significant changes to my computer while this happened. So now I can connect to the wifi hotspot but it says "No Internet Connection". When I connect the LAN wire with the WiFi router, internet works. The moment I remove it, it says No Internet Access, although computer is connected to the hotspot and signal is very well.

The drivers are being shown as up to date in device manager.

I tried following instructions given here: http://www.wikihow.com/Repair-Winsock-and-TCP/IP
This didn't work. Problem persists.

I have been through some threads around here. This is the ipconfig output:

C:\Users\Depp>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom Virtual Wireless Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 70-F1-A1-C3-3C-91
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-spe... Read more

Answer:Solved: Internet access problem with WiFi. Wired internet works fine.

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Had an old WRT54G that the P51s would connect, however throughput was horrific.  Installed a EA6350.  An Acer Aspire connect fine.  Two Android phones connect fine. An Andropid tablet connects fine.  Aflipping Kindle Fire connects fine.   My P51s with Windows 10 will not connect.  Says Checking network requirements. then says Can't connect to network. Bring the P51s to work and it connects fine to the Meraki WiFi network. I have been through every step in the troubleshooting.  What do i try now?  I am not impressed so far. 

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I have searched for this problem and can't find it anywhere. Every few minutes my IBM Access Connections keeps shutting down, then restarting all by itself. I usually don't have to do anything to restart it, but once in a while it takes too long to restart, so I reconnect manually. I don't know if it makes any difference, but it didn't happen until I downloaded Google Chrome. I've installed Service Pack 3, but no change. And while I'm at it, my laptop will no longer restart when I click "restart". It just powers off. Anyhelp would be appreciated. My computer model:R51 2883-ARU Message Edited by jnwest on 09-07-2008 12:52 PMMessage Edited by jnwest on 09-07-2008 12:52 PMMessage Edited by jnwest on 09-07-2008 12:53 PM













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Answer:R51 Wireless keeps turning off and back on. Internet signal fine - 2nd computer works fine.

Hello, thatīs a strange behavoir. It seems that google chrome had problems with AC and interferred with it.I would suggest uninstall and then install google chrome. See if AC is functioning as designed when google is uninstalled. Or try to download the newest verson of AC from driver page of Lenovo.Look at the link supports&downloads, on the very top of this page! greetsAndreas    

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Hey,

I've been doing some online gaming (world of warcraft), and I kept getting these Error#131 issues. This would cause the game files to become corrupted and then I would have to repair, or reinstall. The WoW tech site says that chronic error #131 messages are either a Hard drive, Ram, or Motherboard issue.

Running the Windows Vista memory diagnostic tool has turned up some odd results, the initial test with a 1gb stick in slot #1 and a 1gb stick in slot #2 came back with errors. I then removed the ram from slot 2 and ran the test on slot 1 with 1 stick of ram.... no errors. I did the same with the other stick in slot 1.....no errors. this lead me to believe that it was slot#2 giving me the issue so I moved the ram from slot 2 to slot 3, thus having 1gb of ram in slot 1 and 1gb of ram in slot 3. After a little while......error#131 appeared.

So I then tested both sticks in slots 1 and 3 together and came back with ram errors, I then tested both sticks in slot #1, and then again in slot #2 and both tests came back fine. Any ideas on what this issue could be? I know both sticks are the same brand, speed, totally identical.
 

Answer:Ram Works fine in single sticks, not working fine together :P

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I'm a new Plusnet customer and I cannot connect to the internet using wifi I just get a page saying the broadband is down. So I tried using an ethernet cable and after manually setting this up I can use the internet. I accidentally disconnected the cable yesterday but the internet didn't fault, it's now working wirelessly. I can connect to the wifi using my mobile and iPad but I cannot connect to the internet. A new router has been sent and the problem still persists, a bt engineer has also visited but cannot find a solution.

Can anybody please help me?
 

Answer:I can't connect to wifi but connect with an Ethernet cable works, even when it isn't plugged in

It gets confusing as to which device is being used so as a guideline
disable one or the other (wifi vs wired) and don't allow both to be active at the same time. Technically, which ever device gets an IP address from your router will become the gateway to your ISP - - ignoring the connectivity of the second device to access your router.

With a laptop, we just toggle the keyboard to enable/disable wifi and the wired is easy - - just pull the cable out.

create a desktop shortcut to \windows\system32\devmgmt.msc
to control the devices (needs admin access)
expand [+] network adapters and you'll see the list
mine are

Dell Wireless 1502 ....
Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Just right-click->disable and you can always right-click->enable

The png posted shows both are enabled and the wired has the gateway.
If the cable is disconnected, this is quite impossible.

SO, first control which device is to be used and then make the connection.
 

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Probably this is something simple in IE7 options/settings but I failed to figure it out.

This is happening on my desktop (am writing this on my laptop). It's failing to connect, with the exception being "secure" sites - https://....

Email is working fine.

Thanks
LSPSWR

PS this happened after we did Microsoft livecare free scan and implemented corrective actions (malware/virus deletions); it then prompted us to reboot, then indicated new Windows updates to install, and then it prompted us to re-install IE7
 

Answer:Solved: IE7 fails to connect to sites with http, works in https; email works fine

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Question: Sudden memory loss

A little bit involved and difficult to explain.! My Outlook program started to act in astrange way. It would come up and within a few seconds left the screen. I checked my C drive and noticed that it showed red and I had about 1.5 GB left The day before I had about 35 GB left. I use a Maxtor Mini as one of 2 back up drives which is set to back up each day. I checked this and that was also in red and near capacity, and I had a message "last backup failed."

I have tried to locate, on my C drive, where this memory consumption occurred by looking for a file that would show around 33GB...no luck.

I am using a Toshiba laptop Vista.

Any ideas?

Gerald
 

Answer:Sudden memory loss

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I had almost 300 g of 500 g free and suddenly it went to under 100 g. I did a system restore from before the memory loss and it is still there. can I find these 'files' and delete them or what is the problem?

Answer:sudden loss of HD space

Download: TreeSize Free Portable , unzip and run. Should give you some idea where all the space taken.

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I recently did a huge cleanup on my com, I made sure i have space.
I slowly have been losing my preformance i once had.
I'm wondering what are the best combination's for Speed + security, i am a gamer, But i allso value my security?.
 

Answer:Sudden loss in preformance

Srry with bein short.
I run a Nvidia geforce 8 Series
Core 2 duo Laptop
with 2gb of ram vista.

DDR3 Quality.

Updated service pack 1, Along with updates for my video card ect.
game loading ect has gone down from 1 second(Geting on a map) To about...30 seconds and thats a very noticeable change
not to mentipon i sit therre for some games for maybe like 10mins and they never coome...
 

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Hey, I was setting up streaming between my 360 and W7 Laptop yesterday and encountered some problems so what I did was remove myself from my homegroup and eventually got it working...not the point...however since then I can no longer save files in anything other than the documents, pictures, music etc. folders or sub-sub folders because I no longer have permissions to do bloody anything. That also goes for all the things currently on my desktop which I can no longer access!

can anyone help?

Answer:Sudden loss of permissions

  
Quote: Originally Posted by W477ZY


Hey, I was setting up streaming between my 360 and W7 Laptop yesterday and encountered some problems so what I did was remove myself from my homegroup and eventually got it working...not the point...however since then I can no longer save files in anything other than the documents, pictures, music etc. folders or sub-sub folders because I no longer have permissions to do bloody anything. That also goes for all the things currently on my desktop which I can no longer access!

can anyone help?


W4

are you logged on as admin or a std user? you are going to have to revert the perms back to what they were or add your user name to the group that owns the files.

What I would do is to take ownership of the entire library. instructions are here Take Ownership Shortcut

hope this helps

ken

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Question: Sudden speed loss

Hey there guys.

Basically all of a sudden my computer has started to dramatically slow down randomly.

It seems to be happening when I do something a little heavy like rendering, but generally doesn't go away and I'm forced to turn off my computer. If I try to ctrl-alt-delete to check mem usage I get an error saying it couldn't open. I have used this pc for a long time and it has always worked fine. I re-installed windows hoping this would help but it hasn't, leaving me to think its some kind of hardware error.

Please help

Specs:

Msi p35 neo mobo
Nvidia GeForce 9800gt 512m
Intel quad q6600 2.4gz
4gb ram
Windows 7 x64
 

Answer:Sudden speed loss

what make of laptop is it???
has it got onboard diagnostics...i would run a hard drive test
you can use a program like seatools to test the health of the hard drive
also reseat the RAM, if there are two DIMMS try them one at a time to see the results
maybe resetting the BIOS to defaults might help

pk
 

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Server is a PE4400 running NT, we will be migrating to 2003 on a PE2950 in the near future.

Hard drive config is Raid 5, 3 x 16GB hard drives.
Drive c:\ is a 4GB container
Drive d:\ a 25GB container

During Thursday 1GB disappeared from drive c:\, I noticed the amount of space dropping away. We were able to create some space to allow operations but have to constantly monitor this.

Drive c:\ correctly displays a 4GB capacity but reports 3.5GB in use and 500MB free space. There is only 2.3GB in data so there should be at least 1GB free.

Have tried running chkdsk /f after discussing with our support provider but this hasn't resolved the problem.

After running chkdsk /f the following is in the event log under event id 41 and source of afadisk

The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the device \disk0\partition2 with label "Dell Server".

Would chkdsk c: /f /r resolve the problem?

The drive is online so there is nothing physically wrong with the drive at least what I can understand. Is it worth having the drive replaced?

Would be grateful for any guidance that can be provided.
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 8200, XP, 512 RAM. I have had it for 4 years and it suddenly developed some serious problems. Windows boots up and runs. Internet explorer also runs. But I am unable to open Outlook, Word, Office, Adobe. I get Error25090. Office setup encountered a problem with the office source engine, system error -2147024893. Please open C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033\SETUP.CHM and look for "Office Source Engine" for information on how to resolve this problem.I have no idea where to start....THe above file has no setup.chm file.

Answer:Sudden Loss of Applications

Unistall and then reboot and reinstall Office is the easiest solution.  

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I've recently upgraded my GPU and PSU to a GTX 650TI 2GB Boost Superclocked and Seasonic M12II 620W, and noticed a sudden loss in RAM after installing the new hardware. Originally, my PC had 6.00GB of RAM, but when I check the system information, it says that only 4.00GB of RAM are present. Is it possible that the introduction of these components affected my RAM? I'm completely in the dark with this one, any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Sudden RAM Loss After PSU & GPU Installation

First thought would be to double check that the ram modules haven't been knocked about and are actually seated properly still.

How much RAM does the BIOS show installed?

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Question: sudden power loss

hi guys
a question else where obout turning off power by pressing the power button has promted me to ask this question im in a village where power loss happens fairly often somtimes for just a couple of minuets sometimes for hours is the sudden loss of electrisity liable to be a problem like pressing the power button to turn off your pc im mainly surfing the web so losing work is not a problem
mick

Answer:sudden power loss

If you are not working on a document or editing a video or just about anything that you might need to save then having a power cut should not do any damage, you might get a nag screen when you reboot saying windows was not shut down correctly etc but apart from that,It should hopefully not be to much of a problem.
Of course pressing the power button still allows your PC to shut down correctly whereas a power cut does not.

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Hi,

I have a Maxtor Fireball 40GB HDD connected via USB to my computer. It was working fine until a couple of days ago and I cannot now access it. I get a message stating that the drive isn't formatted. I've looked at the Disk Management utility within XP and the drive is shown (Only the drive letter), layout = Partition, Type=Basic, File System is blank and it shows as having 100% free space. The drive had a FAT32 File system and I suspect this has been corrupted some how. Is there a way of repairing the FAT without losing the data on the drive, or do I have to re-format?

Thanks,
M
 

Answer:Solved: Sudden loss of USB HDD

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I have a Lenovo T61, Type 7663 laptop with the 14.1" widescreen LCD and NVidia graphics chip. The laptop has been working flawlessly for the past year, and yesterday, the LCD stopped displaying video. The laptop was in my car (it was about 30 degrees outside) for a few hours. I took it inside, but I didn't turn it on. (It might've been in sleep mode, though). After about 6 hours later, I turned the laptop on and everything was fine, but the battery was dead (5% remaining). Right after logging into Windows, the battery indicator starting flashing orange, and the laptop went into standby. I plugged the AC adapter in, and woke the laptop up. The backlight came on, but no video appeared on the screen. I hard rebooted the laptop, the power indicators glowed properly, but the screen only lit after about 5 seconds. Only the backlight came on, no POST message or boot logo. The system boots fine without the LCD output, and I can even turn on the bluetooth, and change the brightness setting of the LCD. After connecting an external monitor, the picture comes in perfectly clear without any distortion. There was nothing wrong at all before the screen stopped displaying video. I took the laptop apart today, using the HMM, and removed the screen, and unplugged and reconnected both ends of the LCD cable and inverter connections. Still nothing. Only the backlight. This is nothing like the ATI chip issue on my old T41 where any flexing of the laptop will cause temporary failure. No flexing or ... Read more

Answer:T61 - Sudden Loss Of Video on LCD

After keeping the laptop powered on and plugged in for about 2 hours, the screen was still blank. I hard rebooted the laptop, and voila, the LCD displayed the ThinkPad POST logo. The screens has worked flawlessly since then. Hope this might help someone in this peculiar situation.

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Hello. I recently upgraded from an old IDE drive to a SATA drive and installed everything fresh including my OS. After I got everything set up and personalized the way I had it I began installing games. The first I tried was Battlefield BC2. Ingame on a full 32 man server I was getting 50+FPS constantly with maxed settings in DX10. I played for a while and figured I had everything worked out with the new SATA so I started mass installing all of my games. After everything was finished, I rebooted, loaded updates, etc and the next day when I went to get on BC2, my framerates were in the toilet. 25-30FPS instead of the 50+ I was accustomed to. I checked the drive and it was 85% fragged for some reason. I defragged and tried again but got no performance increase. It was then I noticed that when the game is running my CPU usage is at 100% the entire time. I did a bit of overclocking (each core over by 200mhz) and noticed a bit of an increase in performance. I have stock cooling however and don't want to keep my CPU overclocked at 100% load with it. My question is, why when I had fresh installed everything and before I loaded all my other games onto the drive was BC2 working perfectly and smooth, but after I installed my other games the performance took a crap? Thanks in advance for any help offered.

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Hi I turned my pc on this morning and when windows booted up on the task bar there was an icon which says "no audio out put device installed" so I restarted the computer, problem still there. I checked the device manager and its says hd audio installed and has no unrecognised parts. So I then went to bios and the audio is turned on. The only other thing I can think of is that the drivers have somehow become corrupt, would I be right?Thanks Alan

Answer:Sudden loss of sound

Not always windows updates can cause that do you use auto updates?.Try a system restore

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Hi. Just found this forum while looking for some assistance for a problem that has literally occured overnight. I inherited this computer from my son after he moved on to a new one.I am not exactly a computer noob but certainly no expert either. I have been using the computer for about 6 months with no problems. I was using it late Saturday night and there was nothing wrong with the sound. I turn it on and fire it up Sunday morning to see the speaker icon on the Taskbar has a little red cross along side it and a box telling me 'No Audio Output Device is Installed.' I found this forum and started looking through it trying everything recommended.I tried System Restore but that made no difference. I tried the Windows Help with the option to automatically fix the problem but it didn't. If I go into Control Panel...Hardware and Sound...Sound...Manage Audio Devices, I get a box with Digital Display Audio,AMD Audio Device,not plugged in.If I right click on this I find 'Show Disabled Devices' and 'Show Disconnected Devices' both ticked. I'm pretty sure I used to see a Realtek icon on the Taskbar but there is'nt one there now although I do have a Realtek folder in my Programs but there is no exe file in there? Anyway I would be grateful for any advice or suggestions you could give me.
Regards and thanks in advance.

Answer:Sudden loss of sound.

Well I reinstalled the Realtek driver and everything is working now,

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My Mesh PC has decided not to play DVDs anymore today.The error message suggests a fault on the TV Out of my graphics card is preventing access throught the analogue copyright! Sounds double dutch! The video card is an NVidia Geforce 3 Ti200 which seems perfect otherwise it had the latest driver installed some weeks ago.Don't want to buy a new card if its a software problem but am lost for ideas at present.

Answer:Sudden loss of DVD playback

The fact that you installed the latest nvidia drivers is the clue: recent drivers have caused problems with DVD playback, especially with PowerDVD giving the message the TVOut has been disabled. You will need to go back to your earlier drivers.

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My Widows XP system has lost access to all USB portsI have tried reinstalling drivers but get error signal saying they are missing or corrupted. My USB keyboard works fine on the setup screen but when XP starts nothing . I am having to use Linux OS to type this. Have searched Microsoft for replacement drivers but can't seem to find any. Cant use printer or USB pocket flash drives in XP , but all work fine on Linux so must be an XP fault. Am a bit dubious about using these sites that offer to " update all drivers " for free , anyone had any experience of these ?

Answer:Sudden loss of all USB ports

You should not need to manually update the drivers. Simply uninstall ALL USB Ports, then re-start PC. All Ports should then work as normal.

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HiI`ve had a wireless connection with a single laptop working perfectly for over a year. (Sweex ADSL router) The problem now is suddenly I cant view web pages. When the router is switched on I can access the net with excellent signal but only for a few pages. The ISP said it was a networking prob. So I reset the router and created a new wireless connection but the problem persists.I made the new connection with ethernet cable and set WEP security. Any idea what has caused this to happen and what else can I try. It happens when conncted with the ethernet too.I cant stay online long enough to find a solution from searching the forum.Thanks Elle2u

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I am using "Free Ram XP" to monitor my available RAM. For some reason my available ram will drop from over 300 to eventually single digits and of course I can't run anything without re-booting.
Anyone have any idea why this is and how to fix it?
Thanks in advance--
Dave
 

Answer:Solved: Sudden RAM loss

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Question: Sudden power loss

Hi

I'm putting together a computer for my dad out of a few parts I no longer need and was creating a new partition on the hard drive in preparation for a format and installation of Windows.

However, whilst the the partition was being created the power died. Now the machine won't switch on. There is a red LED on the motherboard that lights up when the power button is pressed and the processor fan twitches, but doesn't start turning. There's no power to the CD-ROM drive.

I've tried disconnecting all disk drives, removing/switching position of RAM etc, but nothing seems to work.

The case and power supply are new and the machine was working fine for 30/45 minutes prior to this happening.

I'd appreciate any thoughts - I'm afraid it might be a problem with the motherboard, but am not really sure.

Thanks in advance, Jake
 

Answer:Sudden power loss

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I have an X201T, two years old, 8 cell battery. I had definitely noticed a deterioration in battery life, down to about 2.5 hours of active work. But suddenly the battery does not charge at all and I'm notified the battery condition is poor, time to replace. Interestingly, this occurred after the machine spent a couple of weeks unplugged, not used at all. Is this expected? I had assumed a gradual deterioration towards zero, not a sudden absolute death. Could it be a software problem in the power manager, or some such thing? Thanks for any help you can give me. Greg.  













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Answer:sudden loss of battery?

It's not unusual for one or more cells in a Li-Ion battery to fail after a couple of years. The result is either that the battery is completely dead or suddenly drops a large amount of reported charge, e.g. goes from 80% to 40% in a matter of seconds. This can happen if you let the battery go to 0% for an extended time period.
 
One thing to try: Go into Power Manager, Battery Information tab and click the "Battery Maintenance" button in order to try to "recondition" the battery. If it doesn't work the first time you may want to try once or twice more. No guarantees that it will work.

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I plugged in a new fan to help keep my hdd's cool, and i plugged it into the board (turned off), and when i turned it back on, everything was good, speed fan detected it and it was running smooth. But, i noticed that my hdd light was continually on, but the hdd's weren't reading, so i shut down, and i unplugged the fan, hoping maybe that caused it. When it restarted, suddenly it was in 640x480. So, i checked the display settings, now it suddenly had every resolution up to like 3400x2048, but not my resolution of 1680x1050.

Frustrated, i uninstalled the video card, and reinstalled, same thing. Sooo, i uninstalled the drivers and software, restarted, and reinstalled. SAME THING.
Frustrated, i slammed my fist on the keyboard, and then came here.

The video card is a integraded ATI raedon xpress 200, the motherboard a ECS elitegroup RS482-M754.
 

Answer:Sudden loss of resolution

1680x1050
Mine doesn't show that one in my driver setup.

It is a normal one though (wide)
I wonder if the drivers you loaded does not have this one either
And the old drivers did

Go through the video settings and confirm there is no option saying enable wide
 

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Hi, I'm new here but it looks like a very informative and friendly forum... can you help?Last night, whilst playing "Painkiller" (I'm 38, don't start!), I had a sudden loss of power to my desktop; without any warning and no jarring to the case, it suddenly died.Monitor, speakers, external HD all carried on working.When i switch off the power at the wall and switch back on (UK 240V), there is a momentary flicker of life as the case fans (and leds) flare up for a tiny flicker and then die. It will do this once only... subsequent pressing of power button does nothing, HOWEVER if i disconnect power to the wall and reconnect, it will do the same thing.I opened it up and the processor, PSU fans all start momentarily and then die.No other equipment in the house flickered at the time (like lights or TV).Am I right in thinking it's the PSU that has suddenly died? (One thing of interest... a week ago I updated my video driver to ATI Catalyst 7.9; this wouldn't run any of my Half life installation so I removed it and reinstalled version 6.Any help or comments would be greatly appreciated.AMD Athlon 2.2, running at 3.21GB RAMRadeon 9600 graphicsOnboard sound.Fancy case.

Answer:Sudden loss of power

Forgot to add:I have a 400w power supply and ASRock K7S8X motherboard.

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For a couple of years, I have been using Philips GoGear Vibe MP3 plaers through a Belkin 7 port hub with no problem. A couple of days ago. the player was no longer recognized by the computer, eithe through the hub or connected directly to the computer ( Dell Dimension 8400 4GB memory).

The wireless mouse, which was connected via the hub, froze, and operated once I connected directly to the computer. Hard drives connected to the hub worked, but flash drives no longer did.

I changed hubs, changed cables, re-installed chipsets, etc., etc., but everytime I connected the Philips player, it, in fact, destroyed the hub's ability to handle all connections.I also tried a new Philips with updated firmware, and that did not work.

Philips' tech support has no idea what is wrong. Since I just installed another Belkins 7 port hub ( I also had the same problem with others manufacturers' products), everything works as it should, except that I stay away from connecting the MP3 player to the computer, either through the hub, a cable to the hub, or directly to the computer. To download data, I save to a flash drive, then use my notebook (W7 OS) as a transfer conduit from flash drive to MP3.

So, if anyone has an idea of what could be , or is, the problem, I'd appreciate hearing from you. Thanks.

Answer:A sudden recognition loss by XP SP3

Does the Hub have a power adapter? Is it the correct one? Be sure to use the power adapter on the hub. Be sure you are plugging the hubs power adapter directly into the wall and not through a Surge Protector or extension cord. Are you plugging the source USB cable (from the Hub) into the Back USB port of the computer and not the front? The back USB ports are stronger. Devices that are not being recognized or crashing while using a hub are caused by not enough power. Try the above and also try a different USB data cable from hub to the computer. Try a different port on the computer. Low powered USB devices like keyboards and mice can go in the front because they don't require as much power.
If all of that fails, then With the hub installed, go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and press enter. In the Device Manager, do you see any devices with yellow marks? or under USB, do you see an Unknown Device? if so, right click it and uninstall it. Unplug the Hub and restart the computer then after it loads, plug the USB source cable back into a different USB port on the computer.
What is the make and model of your computer? If it is a name brand computer (HP, Dell etc) Go to the manufacturers support/download drivers site type in your make and model and download the Chipset driver for your model.

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Hi, I'm a forum virgin so please be gentle with me.

I have a desktop and laptop sharing files and an internet connection via modem to D-Link router setup.

My laptop connects to the network via a Netgear PCMCIA wireless card when mobile and via an ethernet cable when sitting on the desk.

The wireless connection does everything it's supposed to do (network and internet access and sharing).

The ethernet connection only shares files but can not get an internet connection to be established.

I have Norton Internet Security but I think everything's alright with that otherwise I wouldn't be able to connect wirelessly. Correct? Are there different IP setup's for wireless/ethernet.

Why can I 'see' my desktop's files and share the printer via ethernet but I can't establish an internet connection unless I go wireless?

Everything's fine with the desktop.

Sorry for the ramble and thanks in anticipation.
 

Answer:Wireless fully works, Ethernet works for network but not for internet

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Hi all

I have got a new desktop PC, which works fine with Ethernet but I am not able to connect through wireless.When I tried to connect to the broadband, it says error connecting to the Broadband connection
Error 651: The modem (or other connecting device) has reported error. However, same comnnection works very well with my vista home premium Dell Laptop.

Thanks in advance
Pxray
 

Answer:HP Pavillion PC with windows 8 works ethernet works well but not able to connect through wireless

How to reset TCP/IP by using the NetShell utility
 

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