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Question: Can't connect to wireless or ethernet

My Operating system crashed yesterday and I had to reinstall it, thus deleting everything off of my computer, including my configuration for wireless internet.

I installed the wireless adapter (Netgear WG111v2) like I was supposed to, I put the most up-to-date drivers for my computer to use the adapter as well as for the adapter to operate. It detects signals just fine, but when I put in my network's WPA passcode, my adapter gets stuck in this loop of "acquiring network address" and then dropping it and "acquiring network address" again. This baffles me because the code has worked on other machines.

Then, when I tried to connect my computer via ethernet cable, not only would my computer not connect to the internet, it's not even showing ethernet connection as an option in my Network Connections.

I really have no idea what to do at this point. Can anyone help me with this?

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Answer: Can't connect to wireless or ethernet

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This is a recent problem. My computer doesn't want to connect to the internet via ethernet, however it will connect via wireless to the same network. Other computers on this network connect to the internet just fine. Any help on this is sincerely appreciated.
 

Answer:Internet doesn't connect via Ethernet but does connect wireless Win7

Other computers on this network connect to the internet just fine. Click to expand...

Connected by etherent ?
Have you also tried the same cable and port with a different PC

It maybe a security suite blocking - do you have Norton , McAfee etc

post a ipconfig /all and ping tests when connected by ethernet cable only
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{ipconfig /all}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results here
-> Start
-> (XP - enter the following in the RUN box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all
-> (Vista or Windows 7 - enter the following in the Search box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all

A black box will appear on the screen -
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy

then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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{Ping Tests}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

Start> Run {search bar in Vista}> CMD to open a DOS window and type:

Type the following command
Ping {plus the number thats shown against the default gateway shown in above ipconfig /all}
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It started when my roommate could not connect her PS3 to the wireless network. She went in and changed some of the numbers for our network and dabbled around with the IPs and such. Afterwards she still could not connect the PS3 to the network and gave up, she tells me changed it all back. Other devices still connected just fine. Three days later she tried again and one of our friends messed around with it and from what I was told had hit the reset button. After that nothing connected, and there was no wireless signal. However we can still connect to the internet with an ethernet cable thats connected to the router, but we are getting nothing as far as a wireless goes.

I tired unplugging everything and plugging it back in a certain sequence (modem then router). Ran the setup disc again to see if the software went wonky and just needed to be reinstalled. It runs me through the setup but when it asks for the SSID and password it goes through the connection process then stops, and asks me for the SSID again. Then it asks if everything is plugged in right so I checked to make sure there was nothing wrong with the wires, everything looks cherry. It then tries to connect again and just takes me to a setup help hotline and tells me that it just wont connect to the wireless.

I tired to look up the IP address through Google search and I get one number. I pinged it and got another diffrent number. Neither of those when put into the Address bar will take me to a working site.

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Answer:Can connect through ethernet but cannot connect through wireless(no wireless signal)

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I have just moved in to a basement apartment and can connect to the internet with my wireless but not with the ethernet cord ran downstairs for me. The other computers upstairs work fine on ethernet through the same router. I do not understand what the problem could be. here are my configs:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Doug-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : Belkin

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Belkin
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5B91 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-23-4E-03-94-25
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2d6f:90a:1770:d1b%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.5(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : January-01-12 1:14:52 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : February-07-48 8:40:21 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.2.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 201335630
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-11-25-70-41-00-1D-72-DF-1B-0E

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Answer:Solved: Cannot connect via ethernet but can connect via wireless

Could be a defective cable or NIC.
 

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I have a wireless modem and my connection was fine until I attempted to wirelessly connect my printer. After that I can see my wireless connection but every time I attempt to connect I get this simple message saying cannot connect to this network. I have reentered my network code but that didn't work. Kinda new to this, I can normally just play around until I get things straight but I've been at this about 2 days to no avail. HELP!
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200]
(c) 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Tyranny>ipconfig
Windows IP Configuration

Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 13:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 11:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.ms.comcast.net.
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::ad08:b747:53db:d640%12
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.7
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1
Tunnel adapter isatap.hsd1.ms.comcast.net.:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.ms.comcast.net.
Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 14:
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Answer:I can see my wireless connection but i cannot connect, can connect with ethernet

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Im sure this is something really simple but basically with my laptop i can connect to my router wirelessly fine but when connected via an ethernet cable web pages dont load although everything states its connected???
When you attempt to load a page the load bar starts to work in the bottom right hand corner to indicate its loading but doesnt go any further than halfway and never loads?
My security programme is ESET and have attempted disabling the personal firewall in the hope this may help but no joy.
Have tried another laptop connected up via ethernet cable and that laptop worked fine loading pages problem free??
To me this seems odd but could be relatively simple as it states connection, can be prooved to work fine on another laptop so it must be something on my laptop stopping it going any further??
Could anyone please lend some much needed advice pls? would be much appraciated
thanks
Paul
 

Answer:Can connect wireless but not via ethernet ?

Try these simple tests using the wired connection only with the wireless disconnected.
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

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

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

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

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 74.125.45.100

PING yahoo.com

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

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

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

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

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This seems to be a common problem but after trying all that is out there (repairing and reseting TCP/IP Winsock, random You-Tube videos) I'm stumped. Here is my info from my cmd's IP config when I'm online and when I'm offline listed after that.

*ONLINE*

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

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8071 PCI-E Gigabit Ether
net Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1D-72-3D-89-61
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::48a5:e32d:4169:1d0c%12(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.84(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Sunday, July 24, 2011 10:55:52 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Monday, July 25, 2011 10:55:52 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 268442994
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-0F-F2-AF-24-00-1D-72-3D-89-61

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Answer:connect to ethernet not wireless

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Hi. I cannot connect to my wireless internet, however I can connect when using my ethernet cable. I don't usually have problems connecting to wireless and my other roommates are using the wireless without trouble, so I believe it is my computer. Help! Thanks!
 

Answer:Can connect with ethernet but not wireless

Here is the support and driver downloads site for the Acer Aspire 4720Z laptop/notebook.

I suggest you add and save this site in your browser favorites/bookmarks list so you can readily refer to it when needed.

You may need to reinstall or update the driver for the wireless device.

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Hi,
Can anyone help? I tried deleting and reinstalling the drivers, as well as netsh int ip rest and winsock. As well as making sure the LAN proxy box was unchecked. Nothing seems to work. It just tries and tries to connect with no packets going in.

Answer:Can't connect to wireless or ethernet after scans

What scans are we talking about?

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Hello,

please help me, i have a problem with my Laptop that can't connect to my home wifi. Another notebook can connect no problem, handphone and ipod no problem, only this 1 laptop.
I've just bought the laptop, 1 day after that i dont know why become limited, and then after i try many way from google become cannot connect to my wifi. now already 1 week.

I CAN CONNECT to my wifi if i bring the modem wifi really near with my laptop, and sometimes limited, sometimes 'connected' but really super slow connection internet (i tried from my phone the internet connection good)

I have 2 wifi in my home,
1. the Modem wifi and via USB connect to
2. the ROuter TP-LINK

I have tried the third wifi from another person which is same type with my modem wifi, but still can connect. I wonder why.

I have installed the latest drive in hp website. tried changed previous driver, re installed 5 times, whatever way i can find in google, this is the last resort maybe.

These are the descriptions:

product : HP 15-r012tx
windows : 8.1 pro WMC 64bit
driver : Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter
provider : mediatek
version : 5.0.50.0
driver date : 8/11/2014
hardware ids: PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3290&SUBSYS_18EC103C&REV_00
PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3290&SUBSYS_18EC103C
PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3290&CC_028000
PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3290&CC_0280


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Answer:Can't connect WIFI (wireless), ethernet, LAN, USB can

If this is a new, 1 week old laptop, I would contact tech support for help. You may have a defective wifi adapter. If it is defective, it should be covered under warranty.

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Hello. I was recently incorrectly advised to reset my netgear modem/router combination after an outage in the area and since then have not been able to connect to the internet via wireless. I am, though, able to connect with an ethernet connection. I have tried to refresh the DNS, turn the router on and off, reboot my computer but nothing seems to be working. Please help!
 

Answer:Can connect to the internet with ethernet but not with wireless

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Hello,
I had a hard drive that failed about a year ago, internet was working fine then. I have been running on an external hard drive since then & the internet is working without a problem, about a week ago I ran the chkdsk on the original hard drive and was able to access it once again. My problem now is that I can no longer access the internet it wont connect. It states that the media state is disconnected & when I do manage to get it connected it stays on acquiring network address. Any help to helping me solve this problem is appreciated

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Hi All.I recently purchased a Linksys ADSL wireless G modem router and wireless USB adapter . . . and I'm so confused!My ISP is Wanadoo so I thought I purchased the right modem. The problem is my PC does not have an ethernet point. My previous Speedtouch Modem was connected by USB to the modem point in the pc. I have tried to connect to the wireless router directly from the pc. This did work two occasions (none of the ethernet lights came on the box to say there was a connection). I got to a point of downloading the 'Language pack' but just kept searching. I think is wanted to connected to the internet, but obviously couldn't as I had disconnected it. Now it won't let me do anything, only asking me to hook the pc and router up via the ethernet point, but I don't have one!!!! (I was tempted to hurl the silver box across the room last night!)All I want is to connect one pc (and very occassionally my work laptop) to the internet, without a wire trailing through the house! Please help!The wireless adapter was simple to install. Ta.

Answer:No Ethernet point to connect to wireless

You can purchase a network card for less than £10. click here and click here for examples.

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The computer will not connect to the internet

This is my sister's laptop; a HP zd7000 3.2Ghz Pentium 4, 512mb RAM, built-in wireless networking... she had a lot of spyware/adware, which we removed by using ad-aware

There are no conflicts in the device manager and the wireless and ethernet cards seem to be working fine, but the computer will not renew the IP address from the network (connected to LAN or wireless) The other computers connected to this network can access the internet just fine.
 

Answer:Can't Connect to wireless or Ethernet connection

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Hi i hope somebody can help, about a month back my internet was running really inconsistent (one minute running fine the next really slow), then the other day it just wouldn't connect, message read : "Internet Explorer cannot Display the WebPage" when i click Diagnose Connection Problems, it says DNS may be down. Also MSN Messanger wont connect either and the errors from the Diagnosis from that were the DNS, and Key Ports. The only way i can connect is via the ethernet cable, any idea what is the problem? Im sure it is some thing very simple but my computer skills are minimul. Thankyou for taking time to read this and hopefully help.
 

Answer:Solved: Connect via ethernet but not wireless

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System Info: Gateway laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium SP 1
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Belkin N router

On 6/17 after downloading an update for Norton Internet Security 2008, I received the following error message:

'Failed to connect to a windows service: Windows could not connect to the System Event Notification Service service. This problem prevents limited users from logging on to the system. As an administrator user, you can review the System Event Log for details about why the service didn't respond.'

In order to get rid of this error message, I performed a system restore back to 6/17, prior to the Norton update.

I have tried the following with no success:

I restarted both router and modem, checked settings on wireless adapter (both router and adapter set up to as WPA2-AES.

It keeps on stating it's connected to my network with (Unidentified Network) in front of my network name but I can't connect to IE 7 or Firefox 3.

I also cannot connect via Ethernet when turning off the wireless button (states Unidentified Network).

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

John
 

Answer:Solved: Cannot Connect via Wireless or Ethernet - Please HELP!

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Hi,

When I connect to my wireless the message "acquiring network address" appears in taskbar. However, when I connect via the Ethernet the message "limited or no connectivity" "you might not be able to access the Internet or some network resources. This problem occurred because the network did not assign a network address to the computer."

What I tried:
1. Disconnect the wire and wireless.
2. Turn off the DSL which is Linksys.
3. Reinstall the network adapter driver.
4. Renew the ip from the cmd but the message "An error occurred while renewing interface local area connection 6: An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket" appear.
5. Using "netsh winsock reset" for cmd but message "The following helper DLL cannot be loaded: IFMON.DLL. The following command was not found: winsock reset." appear.
5. Edit the Winstock from the registry by using winsockfix and LSFix.

But none of these solutions worked and I cannot enable windows firewall; that's why I thought it might be a malware or something.

Sorry I forgot to say I have Windows XP Professional version 2002 with Service Pack 3.

Thanks,
mly

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i recently acquired my moms hp 15-n237nr laptop. it's a couple years old but never been used. it was not upgraded so it still has windows 8.1 64 bit. it will not hook up to wireless and i have tried everything i could find on the subject.  if i want to use the stupid thing it has to be connected to a wire.  i'm at the point of just giving it away cuz it is of no use to me...i already have a desktop..don't need another...  if anyone has some new suggestions to try, im willing to try itthanks

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A couple of months ago my battery in my laptop stopped holding a charge. Ever since then I've had a lot of problems. The first was the USB drive would not recognize my mouse and the red light on the mouse would not even come on. Now I have 20 different yellow triangles on all of my drivers in driver manager and I can troubleshoot and fix all of them except for RRnetcap miniport 8. And even if I troubleshoot ill just have the same problem when I turn it off and on again. I have a new PSU in the laptop so that can't be the problem. I'm connected to my wireless network but it says no Internet acess. Please help! I'm posting this from my iPhone.
 

Answer:Laptop won't connect wireless or with Ethernet

 

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Hello,
I really need help, please

So, 3 days ago I was connected to my wifi through wireless just fine
But now, whenever I try to connect, it says "unable to connect"
The signal is fine, the password is right, it would try "connecting" but ends up "unable to connect"
Been working fine all along and suddenly this occur

So, I tried to plug in the LAN cable and through the ethernet, it could connect fine!!

I have no idea why this is! PLEASE HELP!!

My computer: WINDOWS XP (32 bit/Home Edition/Version 2002/Service Pack 3)
Wireless: Intel PROSet/Wireless 14.3.1
 

Answer:Could not connect to wifi through wireless but could with LAN ethernet

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

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As the title states, I can't get my T420s to connect to wireless or ethernet.  I've tried it on several different networks with the same result.  I've run the Lenovo diagnostics and all seems to be well with my wireless card, which is an Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN.  When running the Windows troubleshooter, when connected to ethernet it comes back saying that the "DNS server isn't responding."  When connected via wireless the troubleshooter says that "Windows can't communicate with the device or resource (primary DNS server)." This issues oddly popped up after I installed the most recent Adobe Acrobat update, but I'm not sure if there is any real correlation.  The two other computers in my house can connect to my home wireless network, so I'm certain the issue is T420s related.  Any help is sincerely appreciated. By the way, I'm running Windows 7 Professional for an OS. 













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Answer:T420s won't connect to wireless or ethernet

Power off your router, wait for 10-20 sec and power on. This reboots the router. Sit close to it for max signal and try again. Be certain on protcol for security and password since they are case sensitive. 99% of the time its the router if you see the SSID in ACCESS or Windows tool the WiFi is working.





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I have hp g60 230us. The hard drive crashed so I installed a new one. Then I installed new vista ultimate 64 bit. I plugged into desktop's netgear router with ethernet and still wont connect to internet. When I go start/run/regedit in local services there is no wireless listing on bottom to enable. When I try to connect it says there is problem with Realtek Nic and only shows Broadband ppoev, something. T hought maybe I need drivers from hp to make everything work again but having trouble. Downloaded network to file then burned to dvd r on other laptop. Not sure how to load onto laptop in question (hpg60 230us). Also tried command prompt/ ipconfig. Nothing works and my son needs this for school please somebody help!!!
 

Answer:can't connect to internet via ethernet or wireless

lets see a device manager screen shot
when you installed vista - you also need to install all the drivers - chipset, audio, video, network etc
which as you say download from the HP website and then save on CD and copy across the the PC and install using the setup file or by double clicking on the file downloaded

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Device Manager
Post back the results in device manager
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
windows 7
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager

network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X
post a screen shot of the device manager - network adapters

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here
Full details are here http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Posting_a_Screenshot
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Hi, I have a Win 7 Home Edition 32bit o/s on a Toshiba Satellite and cannot connect to the internet via wireless or ethernet.
 
I have flushed the DNS, renewed it and tried nearly every trick in the book to pick up the ip from my router which has several devices connected and are able to connect without a problem, but not this laptop. It was able to connect a couple of weeks ago at a friends via wireless though. I am stumped.
 
I ran a not up to date virus data from Avast through system and it picked up a lot of adware and malware, all under quarantine now, but it would not run the malwarebytes because I cannot update the data. I even tried the cameleon version, no go because I am not connected.
 
I have a netgear router, I prefer not to fuss with that as all my other devices are able to connect, but this laptop. The router has given it an ip 169.254.... type address with a subnet mask of 255.255.0.0
 
Much appreciated of the help with this matter.
 
Thanking anyone now if they can have the time to help me 
 
Best Regards.
DA

Answer:Help! I cannot connect to the internet via wireless and ethernet...

G'day DarkAngel5, and Welcome to BC Try re enabling your connection  with this :Please click Start > Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the runbox and press enter.Click the Connections tab and click the LAN settings option.Verify if "Use a proxy..." is checked, if so, UNcheck it and click OK/OK to exit.Now check if the internet is working again.OR.....If you are using Windows 7..Download  Click Methen...Right click on winsockfix.bat    and then click on Run As Administrator

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My brother has called me for help! Sadly, I'm the closest thing my family has to a computer tech - which ain't much!

Anyway, let me start by saying that I won't be able to get to his house and give you his specs until tomorrow. Still, was hoping this might be an easy fix for some of you computer geniuses on this forum.

He has had repeated problems with his Internet on his laptop being slow and/or not connecting. He has dsl from a small rural phone company - no other options in his area. His provider finally set him up with a static IP address and that helped for about six months. Then, he started having problems again a couple of weeks ago. I went out and decided his wireless network adapter, because it wouldn't work on my network either and when I plugged in a borrowed nic, it worked fine. So, I set it up at his house configuring it to his wep wireless network.

Unfortunately, while I was out of town the last few days, he's his network began slowing down again (still using the borrowed network adapter). So, he tried to connect directly into the dsl through the ethernet cord, which he was able to do just fine before I switched the network adapters. IT WOULDN'T CONNECT!

I verified that he just unplugged the ethernet cord from the back of the router and plugged it into his laptop. So, the cord and the dsl modem are both working fine. Therefore, I'm wondering if when I set up the wep on the borrowed nic, if I might have disabled something.... Read more

Answer:Solved: wireless okay; can't connect ethernet to dsl

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Hello,
I have a Toshiba Protege r835 running windows7 64bit. And I was using a westell 7500 router for a while. My wireless was working fine but the connecting wasnt so good to I decided to move the router closer to my computer. But when I unpluged it and plugged it back in closer to me, my laptop was no longer able to connect wirelessly to the router.
My cell phone can connect to the wireless just fine. And on my laptop, it shows it on the list of possible wireless networks to connect to. But when I try to connect to it, it take a long time and just ends up not connecting. My wireless in enabled. When I plug the ethernet in, it works fine.
I ran a virus scan, and came up with nothing also.

Any idea how to fix this problem?

Answer:Laptop cant connect wireless, only ethernet.

Good morning Takaaaa,

The first thing I would try is disabling your wireless and then re-enabling (this will reset the wireless card) - I would then try reconnecting. Does it actually let you connect but unable to use? or does it give you a message whilst trying to connect?

Any detailed information relating to error messages would help.

Regards.

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My Acer Aspire One A0751H will not recognize a ethernet or any wireless connection, I have tried uninstalling and stuff like that but nothing. 

Answer:I cannot connect to Ethernet or Wireless Network a...

What software are you running>? Did you upgrade or down grade software to make this issue start or just something that started for no ryme or reason? if you go to a command promt and type ipconfig or winipcfg depending on the software your using does it show your port? info or does it say that it isn't present? James

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Hello,
I'm not sure if this is in the right place but here goes...

Yesterday, the wireless was going slow, so I accessed the router (192.168.0.1)
and changed the WPA Pre-Shared Key to something more complex and difficult to guess.
After that, it would still connect to wireless but it wouldn't load pages quickly, or at all.
Then, it stopped connecting to my wireless network altogether.
I'm writing this post with my Ethernet cable plugged in and it works perfectly fine.

I ran Windows troubleshooter while still able to connect to wireless. Results were that the problem had something to do with the DNS Server. Since then, I've tried winsock fix, flushdns,
ipconfig in cmd, resetting the wireless WPA Pre-Shared Key back to the original, changing the Preferred and Alternate DNS servers, powering off my Thomson router.

I've tried to cmd - ipconfig /release /renew but it says the media is disconnected and it can't
perform that operation.


Any help would be great,
-Scott
 

Answer:Ethernet Works Wireless Won't Connect

How far is the computer from the router? Are there any walls,floors it has to go thru?
Personally, I'd stick with the ethernet.
 

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I was on here last night trying to get my laptop to connect to wireless internet. I'm still working on figuring that out with the person I bought the laptop from and I may end up purchasing a wireless card, but now my question is:

Can I connect to the internet right now by using an ethernet network cable plugged into my computer and into the D-link router which my desktop computer already accesses the internet from?

I plugged it in but nothing happened.
 

Answer:Using an ethernet cable to connect to wireless router..

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My DELL INSPIRON 531S 64 BITS receives FIOS INTERNET only thru WIRELESS. but, SPEED is very low . The MÓDEM IS working perfectly according to Verizon. Coaxial Cable is inserted unto COMPUTER directly from MODEM but the Computer does not detect it. Please HELP to find a solution to this problem.
Thanks in advance....
 

Answer:Solved: Unable to connect thru ethernet, only wireless

What is "BIOS INTERNET"?

Coaxial Cable is inserted but the Computer does not detect it.Click to expand...

Inserted where? Please explain your network more completely.

Please HELP to find a solution to this problem.Click to expand...

Which problem? You mentioned one in the thread title and two in the post.
 

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So I have been unable to use the internet on my labtop for months. I have another labtop that works fine and a ipod touch that connects through wireless that works fine. I replaced the wireless card itself so I was able to rule that out. Please help me getting it working again. This is what i get when i run ipconfig/all

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

C:\Users\Chad>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Con
nection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1B-77-9B-A1-3D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::705f:7ad:df95:6942%9(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.105.66(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

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

Answer:Cant connect to internet through wireless or ethernet cable.

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Hi all!I want to setup a wireless network in order to get my xbox 360 and my wii online. I'm with virgin media cable and was thinking of purchasing a Linksys WRT54GL router for the job.However, my pc is right next to where the router would be and so i was wondering if i could actually connect the pc via an ethernet cable and wirelessly connect the 360 and wii, thus saving the need to buy a network card for my pc.If not, could I possibly have a few recommendations for a reasonably priced network card, and an idea of how much work would be involved.Thanks in advance!Clive.

Answer:Connect pc via ethernet cable with wireless setup?

In my opinion,its best to connect the router via ethernet to the pc.Sorry dont know enough about the xbox and wii,so cannot comment there.

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Hi all,
I'm working on a laptop for a client today and have encountered an issue I haven't seen before. It's an old Toshiba Satellite with XP SP3. The issue is that it is unable to get a network connection -- even when an ethernet cable is plugged in, the network card still reports "Network cable is unplugged", and no wireless networks appear in the wireless networking list (with Windows XP managing the wireless networking). Occasionally, repairing the wireless connection lets me at least see available networks, but at that point I still can only connect to open networks and it never actually gets an IP address.

I've run Spybot, ComboFix, and SDFix with no problems found. I've also used a couple shareware registry checkers and cleaned out some archaic, invalid, and corrupt entries. No change. Also confirmed all Toshiba drivers are up to date.

I've disassembled and reassembled the laptop to confirm all connections are firm, also solving a random shutdown problem caused by dust buildup around the heat sink. One problem solved but still no progress on the networking issue.

I'm suspecting a hardware problem due to some other issues (random loss of USB, periodic loss of trackpad and keyboard use at boot). I'd like to wipe the hard drive clean and reload everything from the original install media and document backups but the client is not open to that due to installed bootleg programs she'd lose due to not having the original d... Read more

Answer:Unable to connect to wireless network or ethernet

When someone asks for "help"....but then decides to tailor that request with ideas that impede attempts to determine/resolve "the problem"...I think it's time to punt and give the system back to them.If both the wireless and wired connections are dysfunctional, with no clues...I think it's logical to suspect hardware, especially so in terms of other problems revealed.Some users don't seem to realize...that those systems are warranteed for only a year...because they are not made with the intent of producing a system that will last the lifetime of the user.A clean install is about the only way that I know to truly get a fix on suspected hardware problems that don't involve RAM or hard drive. Especially so with a laptop, if one does not repair/troubleshoot system problems for a living (I don't).I would take a look in Event Viewer, just to ensure that there is nothing there that might help diagnose the situation.How To Use Event Viewer - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/40108/how-to-use-event-viewer/ Louis

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Let me start out by saying I am totally and completely not a computer geek. I don't speek the language of the tekkies.

I have an HP laptop and out of the blue, it will just not connect to the internet wirelessly. It will say connected but no internet access. This happens and random times, at least once a week, and for exactly 24 hours between 1 a.m. one day to 1 a.m. the next day. I can connect via ethernet cable just fine. My phone and TV can connect wirelessly, but not my internet.

My signal strength is usually excellent when this happens, so it's not that I'm too far away from the router.

I have tried resetting my router/modem multiple times when this has happened to no avail. I have factory restored my computer. I have deleted my driver and reinstalled it. Literally the only thing that has worked thus far is connecting to an ethernet cable. I called my ISP and they said my router is fine and nothing is wrong with it.

Before you ask, NO, I don't have any monitoring software or any software that prevents the use of internet after a certain time. Keep in mind that my computer is totally factory resetored, totally clean, nothing on it but what it came with.

Please help!

Answer:Laptop Connects to Ethernet, Won't Connect to Wireless

Go to HP's website and download the latest wireless adapter directly. What does the driver date say on the current wireless driver? With out the actual make and model number of the laptop I cant verify the current driver date from HP.

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Running Windows 7 on Asus K50I laptop

I recently tried to manually clean my laptop removing AVG, CCleaner, and a few other programs and files. (Bad idea)
And immediately, I cannot connect to the internet via ethernet (wired) or wireless. The laptop has worked for over a year on ethernet and at times I use wireless. A separate laptop is connected via wireless so I am confident it is not the modem, router, or wireless (which were all restarted).

The Windows Network Diagnostics says:
- There might be a problem with the driver for the Local Area Connection adapter.
- There might be a problem with the driver for the Wireless Network Connection adapter.
Detail says: Windows couldn't automatically bind the IP protocol stack to the network adapter.

Steps taken:
- Disabled and enabled Atheros Ethernet controller and Atheros Wireless Network Adapter;
- Reinstalled Atheros Ethernet Controller and Atheros Wireless Network Adapter drivers;
- Reset the TCP/IP Winsock, IPv4, and IPv6 and restarted;
- Restarted laptop, modem and router many times
I noticed you requested this from a different thread so I am adding it...
Running ipconfig /all I get:

Windows IP Configuration

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

Tunnel adapter isatap.eau.wi.charter.com:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connecti... Read more

Answer:Solved: Unable to connect to ethernet or wireless

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Alright so I have two Windows computers, my laptop being Vista and my home network computer which is connected directly to the router is XP and then there is a Mac but I don't think it would interfere.
So basically whenever I look at my connection it says it's connected to "Unidentified Network" (Then my router name) and it says the access is local only.
I don't know how this happened, I've been connected to the internet using this computer and router for almost a year now and I've changed nothing.
But maybe you guys could come up with some specific troubleshooting steps?
Oh yeah and neither ethernet or wireless connection is working.
Thanks guys.

Oh yeah and the connection only works if the laptop is in safe mode. ​
 

Answer:Laptop Won't Connect to Internet Through Ethernet or Wireless

Base Pc connected by ethrenet, local only, no internet.
Laptop, connected wireless, local only, no internet.
or
Laptop does not connect to internet by ethernet or wireless, but connect local only. Local connection in safe mode only. to

If both computers have no connection it sounds like router is working, but has lost connection to ISP.
Check these.
Is the router DSL light on.?
Can you access the router set up pages to check if it is getting a signal and also see if the setings are still the same. Run any diagnostics that the router may have.
Is this a modem/router with ISP line directly connected or do you have ISP line to modem to router?
If you have ISP line to modem to router, connect a computer directly to the modem and see if you are getting a signal from the ISP.
If no signal from ISP contact them.
Another thing you can try is to power cycle the router. Power off for about 20 seconds then turn back on.

If problem is only with laptop then we need to concentrate on it.
 

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Hello

I have a dell inspiron 6400, and yesterday it suddenly was unable to connect to my wireless network. It has been randomly disconnecting from the network for a few weeks now, but I have just restarted my PC and it reconnects.

I can now only connect to my network via an ethernet cable.

Do I need to replace my network adapter? Do I need a new laptop? Is there a way I can fix it manually?

Any help will be greatly appreciated!

Answer:Can't connect to a wireless network without an ethernet cable

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:

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

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

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

Then:

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

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


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

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

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

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


To post a screen shot of the ... Read more

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I have a cable modem that I can connect to successfully when using an ethernet cable from my wireless router however when I try to connect to the wireless network windows vista says it is unable to connect. The wireless network is displayed in the list of available networks but the error message appear immediately. If I run ipconfig/all this is the results:

C:\>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1D-72-51-F5-F7
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::c182:9b2f:daea:1847%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.2(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, April 29, 2008 12:33:27 AM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, April 30, 2008 12:33:27 AM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

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Answer:Cannot connect wireless network - Ethernet connection OK

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I was wondering if it is possible to connect my printer (HP 6310xi) to my wireless router. Both have ethernet ports so I will be using my ethernet cable.

I wanted to do this mainly because originally my printer is connected to my desktop and I am using print share, but I'm getting rid of the desktop so the print share will be gone, and I still want to be able to print wirelessly from my laptop.

Thanks.
 

Answer:connect printer to wireless router (ethernet)

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Greetings,

I have a PC (windows 7) connected to my router (Buffalo AirStation WMBR-HP-GN) via Ethernet cable, while my laptop (Vista) and a 2nd PC (Vista) are using wireless. My Ethernet PC cannot see the laptop or the wireless PC in Network. Both the laptop and wireless PC can see and share with each other. If I use an Ethernet cable for the laptop, I can share with my Ethernet PC.

In short, I can share wireless to wireless, Ethernet to Ethernet, but not Wireless to Ethernet.

Any ideas?

Thanks.

Answer:Cannot connect to my wireless laptop from my ethernet PC (vice versa)

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Eastwood001


Greetings,

I have a PC (windows 7) connected to my router (Buffalo AirStation WMBR-HP-GN) via Ethernet cable, while my laptop (Vista) and a 2nd PC (Vista) are using wireless. My Ethernet PC cannot see the laptop or the wireless PC in Network. Both the laptop and wireless PC can see and share with each other. If I use an Ethernet cable for the laptop, I can share with my Ethernet PC.

In short, I can share wireless to wireless, Ethernet to Ethernet, but not Wireless to Ethernet.

Any ideas?

Thanks.


I would try resetting the router first as it's clearly a problem with the router.

If that doesn't work please post a screen shot of your ipconfig/all from both a wired and wireless machine and I'll see what's up.

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I'm pretty much a novice at doing this networking stuff, so I would be glad if I could get some help. I want to directly wire the router into my computer and bought a ethernet cable. I connected the cable to my router and computer and it doesn't work. Do I need a driver..I have reformatted my computer before and have installed the ethernet card again(or at least I think I did). Anybody have step by step information to get this to work? If so, please do tell. Thanks!
 

Answer:Help! How do you connect(with ethernet) a Wireless-B Broadband Adapter to a computer?

Please clarify. So you don't want to use the wireless feature of your router but rather use one on the wired ethernet ports on the router correct? So you've connected an Ethernet cable between one of your routers available ports and the Ethernet card installed in your PC correct?
 

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Alright so I have two Windows computers, my laptop being Vista and my home network computer which is connected directly to the router is XP and then there is a Mac but I don't think it would interfere.
So basically whenever I look at my connection it says it's connected to "Unidentified Network" (Then my router name) and it says the access is local only.
I don't know how this happened, I've been connected to the internet using this computer and router for almost a year now and I've changed nothing.
But maybe you guys could come up with some specific troubleshooting steps?
Oh yeah and neither ethernet or wireless connection is working.
Thanks guys.

Oh yeah and the connection only works if the laptop is in safe mode.
 

Answer:Laptop Won't Connect to Home Computer Through Ethernet or Wireless

I think you're saying the network looks like

Code:

modem--WiFi.Router---wired.XP
|
+---- wired.Mac
|
+ ..... WiFi or Wired Vista laptop

The Mac and XP can use the Internet (can they share between them?)

Vista can not share (but can it use the internet?)

On vista try this
run->ipconfig /all >mytcp.txt​and attach \user\yourLogin/mytcp.txt to your follow-up
 

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I am able to connect hard wired to cable modem(ethernet) and at the same time to a wireless cable modem. Both are unique ip's, different cable feeds. Does anyone know if it's possible to take advantage of this to increase my throughput?

Cola, sc TWC-RR z29209

thank you
 

Answer:TWC both direct connect(ethernet) and wireless, same time diff ip's

Yes, but you'd need either a supported NIC (they are rare and expensive) or server software such as Windows 2003 Server. Client machines aren't designed for this.

courtney sends...
 

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My family just gave me their old Mac desktop, I wiped it clean and then tried to connect to the internet at my house and it tells me I have invalid password for the wireless. I also tried to connect it directly via ethernet cable that works and it will not connect. I want to connect my Mac directly with ethernet. All the other computers with internet work in my house so I know its not the internet. I will post below my computer specs and internet specs which I got from my other windows PC. Please help, ive tried manually putting in the ISP and DNS and nothing works. I am fairly computer savy but Im not to familiar with networking so please descriptive. THANKS!

Computer:
Mac OS X Version 10.4.7
2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
667MHz SDRAM

Internet Specs:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . :*****
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : gateway.2wire.net
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : gateway.2wire.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : D4-85-64-**-**-**
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::****:****:eed7:db5a%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : ***.168.1.64(P... Read more

Answer:Solved: Mac desktop will not connect to wireless or ethernet internet

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We recently got a wireless router and have 2 older desktop computers.  The newer one the installation man gave us a wireless card. The older one he hooked up to the "wireless" box with an ethernet cable.  But I cannot get the computer to hook up thro the cable--it insists on using the dial up modem.  I have Windows ME.  How do I direct the computer to go thro the ethernet cable?  Thanks.  Jerry

Answer:how to connect to wireless hookup with ethernet-software issue

In Windows Me...go into Internet Options and select the Connections Tab.  Make sure Never dial a connection is selected.  Save the settings by cicking Apply and/or OK.You should be good to go...Keep us posted.

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i used to be able to access the internet directly via a direct ethernet connection, but now my only option appears to be the wireless network connection. i don't recall when exactly the local area connection disappeared but the wireless is too slow & unreliable. i really would appreciate any assistance figuring out how to connect to the internet directly again.

i'm running windows xp home edition version 2002 with service pack 2 on a emachine desktop. i have a netgear wireless pci adapter for the wireless.

i tested the cable on another pc so i know the cable & the ethernet connection work. when i plug teh cable into my pc, shouldn't a local area connection option appear on my network connections? i believe i used to be able to choose between wireless & local are connection, but not all i get is wireless network connection.

i ran ipconfig/all. this i what i got:

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : DA04-Bloomfield
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : myhome.westell.com

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : myhome.westell.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : NETGEAR WG311 802.11g Wireless PCI A
dapter ... Read more

Answer:wireless connection works but can not connect via ethernet cable

I have no idea about your level of knowledge but I thought I'd let you know what I would do to investigate the problem....

Right click My Network places from the desktop or go to Start, All Programs, Accessories, Communications, Network Connections.

Here you should see you LAN and Wireless Connections. Make sure the LAN connection is not disabled. Right click, properties, select Internet Protocol in the box and set everything to automatic; obtain IP and DNS automatically, assuming you have a DHCP server on the network. The router perhaps? If not then manually enter the IP, subnet mask (probably 255.255.255.0) and the gateway ip. Set the Primary DNS address to the same as the gateway again, assuming the router is configured to get it's DNS address from your ISP. Click Advanced and set Enable NetBIOS over TCIP in the WINS tab.

Also check in Device Manager that your Network Card (NIC) is available, enabled and working.

Once the ethernet cable is attached, you should at least be able to ipconfig and see the LAN connection. If you can try to ping the router:
ping 192.168.1.1
You should get 4 replies if all is well.
Then try to ping an external address:
ping www.google.co.uk
again, you should 4 replies.

I know this is fairly detailed help but that would be a good start to investigate your issue.

Good luck...

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When I try and access the internet through any of the main browsers (I.e. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari) they tell me along the lines of 'unable to access the network' and 'this page can't be displayed' after taking a while attempting to load. I also cannot access it through any of my Windows 8 apps. I know it's not an issue with the home broadband itself and is something to do with my laptop as it is running fine both wirelessly and through using an Ethernet cable on all other devices. I would really appreciate some help with trying to fix this asap as I have spent a lot of time researching this issue and trying most things to resolve it without success, I also need to use the internet for loads of coursework over the summer hols and cannot afford to be taking it to a pricey IT technician. Please helppp
 

Answer:My laptop cannot connect to the internet, even though wireless and ethernet are working

Take a look at the file
\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts​there MUST be at least a line reading 127.0.0.1 LOCALHOST
but the question is there anything other than comments in it?
If so, leave the comments and the localhost line and delete everything else.

If you modify the hosts file, then you also need to

ipconfig /flushdns
net stop "dns client"
net start "dns client"

 

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Hi all,

I am trying to connect a cnc machine to a PC (win 7) with no wires.

The machine has the capability to see files on the PC when hard wired with an Ethernet cable. The machine is given the ip address and folder location (on the PC), and it looks at this folder from which files can be loaded into the machines memory.

I want to get rid of the Ethernet cable as it has to run across the workshop.

Can anyone tell me the best, easiest way to do this??
I figured using a wireless dongle or router in place of the hard wire. Not sure how to set this up?
Given the controller is not a windows pc does this change the way in which it must be set up?? As stated above, the machine can see the windows folder when hardwired.

Please help.

Thanks in Advance,

Charlie.
 

Answer:How to connect ethernet port of machine wireless to network

What do you have to start with? By this I mean does the cnc machine have Wi-Fi capability? If not, can you add it? Does the PC have Wi-Fi capability? Do you have a wireless router or wireless access point?
 

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

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

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

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

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I have just put a new hard drive in my laptop - a sony vaio
It will no longer connect to my university internet through a cable which I just plug into the wall. It has no issue finding wireless connections. I have tried changing the connection cable but it had no effect. In device manager under network adapters it lists: Atheros AR9285 Wirless Network Adapter and there are no warnings associated with that. Underneath in other devices it states that the Ethernet Controller has no driver installed. Is this related?
Any help much appreciated
 

Answer:Laptop won't connect to ethernet cable despite finding wireless connections

Hi Molly123, and welcome to TSG.

Molly123 said:


It will no longer connect to my university internet through a cable which I just plug into the wall.
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Underneath in other devices it states that the Ethernet Controller has no driver installed.
Is this related?
Click to expand...

A missing Ethernet driver will prevent the wired connection from working.
You can probably use your wireless connection to visit the support section of the the Sony web site and download the missing driver(s) and get instructions on how to install the downloaded driver.
 

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 380 @ 2.53GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3766 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1755 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 597065 MB, Free - 490266 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Aspire 5742
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Not Updated

Please help me, I don't know what to do.
My internet connection suddenly stopped working and I don't know how to fix it, I've restarted the computer and unplugged the modem, amongst other things, but nothing seems to be working.
The only way I can have internet connection is with the ethernet cable, but it doesn't work without...
 

Answer:Solved: Can only connect to internet with ethernet cable, does not work wireless

you have marked this - solved - has the problem been resolved now

if not
have you made sure the wireless is switched on - often there's a physical switch or a combination of the FN + one of the F keys to control the wireless

post an ipconfig /all and xirrus screen shot
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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

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

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

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

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

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
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I've got a Dell Vostro 1500 notebook running Windows XP SP3 without any major problems. I access the internet using A modem connected to the router for wireless access.

I've recently procured a 100 metre ethernet cable and decided to make use of it, but discovered that I couldn't connect to the internet while I was connected to the router (similar results with connecting directly to the modem itself). I've connected other Laptops to it, and seems to work perfectly, which indicates it's the computer.

What I've tried till now
Opened Device manager and checked if the network adapter was active. It wasn't for some reason, but i've just enabled it and it says that i'm connected but without any result.

I'm not entirely sure what the problem is!

Hoping someone on here can help!

Daytripper

Answer:[SOLVED] Cannot connect to Internet using Ethernet (Wireless works flawlessly)

In Device Manager, click "show hidden devices". There are hidden devices & drivers necessary for Internet connection. Check that they are working and not flagged.

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Hello,

I am having problem connecting my laptop to the internet via ethernet cable.

I am typing this from a Mac desktop that is on the same connection - no router in use, just a cable modem.

I have tried 3 different laptops plugging in to the ethernet cable directly to the modem and all say the same thing - limited to no connectivity for the XP machines, and "Local access only" for the Vista machine.

It recognizes the ethernet cable, and it searches for connectivity but does not succeed.

What makes this weird is that the connection itself is live as evidenced by my ability to type on this desktop.

Please help!!
 

Answer:Solved: Can't connect laptop to internet via ethernet cable (wireless is ok)

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hi all, i'm using a lenovo 3000 N200, i usually connect to the inter-webs via my wireless router all the time. however, since yesterday, suddenly my wireless adaptor refuses to connect properly. I have re-entered my wep pass word, restarted the router everything.  what worries me is that the other laptops in my house are not having this issue. only the lenovo is. AND it was working fine before, nothng has changed. I have tried seraching on this forum, but I can't seem to  find anyone that has managed to resolve this. Or has everyone decided to regress back to ethernet cables  pls advise

Answer:Wireless was working before, now refuse to connect, using ethernet cable still OK, how to resolve?

Just in case, i get the asked the same questions... 1. my wireless adaptor is definately swticed on (the icon is illuminated)2. My wiress adaptor is enabled3. I have tried fn+F5 (it only serves to access the wireless client panel (like a shortcut))4. Device shows that my wireless adaptor is working perfectly in fact it's to be noted that everything was OK, until yesterday / or day before  

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Hi, great site/idea.

I'm having a strange issue regarding internet.
Moved country...Ireland to Australia.
PC had never caused any issues before and was connected to net via a wireless adapter.
Moved to Australia, set up PC, everything seems fine apart from not being able to connect to Internet.

Wireless - when I plug wireless adapter into usb port, toolbar displays Monitor with red x, so i double click and to view network list but my network isn't available....but my neighbors one shows up.....even though according to the status of wireless network connections adaptor is "Not connected"??????but my network is a very strong signal and am actually using it right now on my notebook to send this mail....so adaptor's sees asnother network but not my network which is 1 metre away?????

Ethernet Cable - Plug in cable but nothing happens, no change on toolbar, nothing in Network Connections.
Tried internet with 192.168.0.1 but doesn't work....stumped.

Am I making a simple schoolboy error here?

Checked Device Manager and there is a yellow question mark at Other Devices, opened that and inside yellow question mark and exclamation mark over "other PCI Bridge" and "Video Controller (VGA Compatible)

Any advise, cant update any drivers as I cant get PC online obviously.

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: PC wont connect to internet via Wireless or Ethernet cable

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Hi,

I have an Acer Aspire One that can connect to the internet via ethernet cable with no problems. However, when remove the ethernet cable and go wireless, the wireless connection shows Status - "Connected" and Signal = "Excellent", but I cannot browse to the internet.

I've scoured several forums on the internet and tried several different things, all to no avail. I'm not tecky, and can't remember all the things I've tried from looking on the internet, but none have worked so far...

This is my system spec:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1011 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 15373 MB, Free - 9253 MB;
Motherboard: Acer,
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Is anyone able to help me out? For info, there are 2 other computers in our house that access the network over wireless, and both work fine...

Thanks
 

Answer:Solved: Can connect via ethernet, wireless connected too but not able to browse inter

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My method of communicating with the internet is via a wireless connection to a wireless router, etc.

When I connect a debug tool via the wired ethernet connection I lose the my internet connection.

I then have to diagnose the connection where a dialog box pops up to show which connection type, wired, or wireless. I have to select wireless and go from there.

Is there a way to override windows XP to only search for an internet connection via wireless? It is quite a nuiasance to have to go through the reconnect process once I plug the debug tool in...
 

Answer:When I connect Wired ethernet device I lose wireless internet access

No. The reverse would be true, and depending on the quality of your equipment and connections you could, but the normal case is what you are experiencing. Anyway to go wired first, then wireless?
 

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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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if its even possible. I have a laptop with wifi and it also has a ethernet port on it, could I be connected to the internet via wifi and then send that internet out of the laptop's ethernet port to another device to give that device internet?
 

Answer:convert ethernet port on laptop to wireless ethernet bridge

yeah, it's called Internet Connection Sharing if you're running windows.
Posted via [H] Mobile Device
 

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First please accept my apologies for not posting in the correct category, if this is not a hardware issue. I feel I have eliminated all issues thus leading me to think it's a malfunctioning WLAN card or a driver issue. Here is the scenario:

* Last used Wifi 48 hrs ago, worked fine
* Today laptop detects wifi, but shows "connected with limited access" and doesn't connect.
* It is showing an IP address
* Tried Ethernet cord direct to wall and to back of router, did NOT work either.
* Other laptop in my household detects wifi and connects just fine.
* Restored to previous point 48 hrs ago - NOT SOLVED
* Uninstalled and reinstalled Wireless WLAN Card - NOT SOLVED
* Ran all Microsoft Diagnostic Tests including getting new IP settings for network adapter- NOT SOLVED
*Confirmed IPv6 is checked to auto obtain IP address for WiFi, as well as, the same for Hardwire Connection.
* Uninstalled all Firewalls, Antivirus programs - NOT SOLVED
* Toggled back and forth the wifi switch and the light is not coming on.

Computer: Dell Inspiron 1420
OS: Vista 32-bit
Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini Card
Router: Netgear Rangemax N150

Please note I am not computer literate but doing my very best to give as much info as possible so I don't annoy anyone (experts) with stupid questions, which I assume gets tiring after a while. Thank you in advance for any help. This is my last go since I have already ran this by 2 people who normally fix my computer..both we... Read more

Answer:Challenge:Wifi Detected but won't connect+Won't connect w/Ethernet cord?

Welcome to Major Geeks.

Based on your statements that this is a very recent problem and that neither wired or Wi-Fi connections allow you to connect to the Internet, my suspicion is you have been infected with either a virus or malware.

Over the past few weeks, have you or anyone else downloaded and installed anything off the Internet or an unknown disc or flash drive? If you're not sure, go to CONTROL PANEL > PROGRAMS AND FEATURES and sort by date. Make note of anything installed in the past few weeks.

Also download Malware Bytes and the latest Malware Bytes definitions update in the Downloads section onto a USB drive. Boot the Dell into Safe Mode (F8 at the BIOS screen) then install and run Malware Bytes from the USB drive.

Post again in the Malware Removal forum with the results from both what (if anything) was recently installed plus the results of the Malware Bytes scan. The Malware Removal experts should be able to help you solve the problem.

Hope this helps.
 

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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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Just to start off, I am COMPLETELY clueless and have no tech savvy whatsoever, so simple language would be appreciated

I've owned this laptop for a little over a year, and all this time I've been able to connect to Wifi without a problem. This morning the icon at the bottom left of the screen told me there was no Internet connection available. when I troubleshot it, it suggested using the Ethernet cord to connect. The Ethernet cord connects them fine, and the internet connection becomes available, but I'm still unable to use the Wifi.

This is an issue with my laptop, because all the other devices in my house are able to connect to the Wifi, and the modem is showing all the appropriate lights and such. I've tried turning it off and on again, but alas, this once that method has failed :/ I've also tried resetting the modem, and it made no difference.

Last night I was uninstalling various programs that I didn't need, and that's the only thing I've done differently to my usual computing habits. I don't think I removed anything unless I knew what it was, but it's possible I accidently removed something important. I don't know if that has any relevance or not, but it's all I can think of as the reason for this.

My laptop is a Toshiba Qosmio, and the system I use is Windows 7.

My modem is Telstra Bigpond.

Please help! D:
 

Answer:My Laptop won't connect to Wifi, but will connect with an Ethernet cord

How far from the router are you? I experience the same thing occasionally on my laptop.
I usually have to switch the wifi switch off on the laptop & on then I reboot & I'm back online. My laptop & tower are both about 50' away & on the lower floor where the router is. Good luck.
 

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Are you guys aware of a single pci card that offers the typical ethernet connection as well as a wireless one? I'd like to have the option to connect to either and I don't want to get two seperate cards. Any info is appreciated, Thanks
 

Answer:10/100 Ethernet/Wireless Ethernet PCI combo

I don't think you can do that but I would go wireless. :bounce:
 

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For some reason, my computer has been only connecting to ethernet recently. And I don't know what's going on, except for the fact that I recently performed a factory reset on my computer, and for some reason it caused a few problems on my laptop, most of which were fixed eventually though. However, I couldn't actually get it to connect with Wi-Fi networks, and it will only let me connect to Ethernet. Thank you very much for helping.

Answer:How do I connect to Wi-Fi when my laptop can only connect to ethernet?

Enable Automatically deliver drivers via Windows Update (Step 3)
then Check for Updates, install all Important and Optional Updates. After requested reboots keep checking back for more Updates until they are all done.

Look in Device Manager to make sure Wireless driver is installed and functional.

Rightclick on the network icon in System Tray, open Network and Sharing Center, click on Change Adapter Settings, make sure Wireless adapter is enabled. If so rightclick to run its Troubleshooter.

The factory WIn7 is an inferior install larded with bloatware and duplicate utilties which interfere with better versions built into Win7. Most tech enthusiasts prefer to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. At the minimum I'd Clean Up Factory Bloatware.

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Hello all,

I changed my router access password and wireless WPA Pre-Shared key
today by logging in at 192.168.0.1

After that I realized that my wireless would still connect but it wouldn't load up webpages
quickly, or at all for that matter. I tried to troubleshoot just based on the things I know to do
e.g. flushdns, winsock fix, release/renew, wireless adapter properties changing the preferred and
alternate DNS servers, etc. When I still was able to connect to wireless, I ran troubleshooter.
It came back that it was properly configured by the DNS server was not responding.

I'm writing this post with my ethernet cable in my computer because wireless won't even
connect anymore. It says RCA on the physical router but when I login it says "Thomson".
Can someone help? Thanks.

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) Celeron(R) CPU 900 @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1912 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 828 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 227772 MB, Free - 140854 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NBWAA
Antivirus: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2013, Updated and Enabled
 

Answer:Can connect with Ethernet Wifi won't connect

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Hey guys! I'm new to this forum and wasn't 100% sure where to post this question but I decided to put it here as it seems to be where most people have had internet queries.

I'm a bit perplexed at the moment. For the last few days I've been trying to somehow fix my internet problem. I scoured other forums for similar questions and tried all the things they've said and still had no luck so I've run out of options and decided to set up this account and ask myself.

I have a virgin media super hub 2. Recently the ethernet cable wouldn't connect, I tried other ethernet cables to see if it was due to me breaking it and no luck. Not sure if it's a coincidence or not but at the same time I also wasn't able to connect to the 5ghz supplied by the router. So I'm left with 2.4ghz wireless at the moment. My friend also can't connect to the 5ghz on the router so it might be something to do with the router rather than my laptop but I'm not sure what would have caused it in the last few days (it's a new router/hub too, only about a month old).

I think generally you're supposed to post your ipconfig? Which I'll post if asked

I've tried flushing the DNS, ipconfig/renew, release etc. So i'm really stuck for ideas.
 

Answer:Can't connect to ethernet while being able to connect to WIFI

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Hi guys,

I've just bought a Netgear N300 wireless router which is running through a Sagem Fast 1201.

I've sucessfully connected one laptop(running Vista) and my Iphone, but the Acer Aspire netbook (running Windows Xp) I use around the house doesn't seem to want to connect. It works fine through Ethernet when plugged into the router but with wireless its a no go. The netbook uses a Atheros AR5007EG Wireless adaptor if thats any help.

Your help will be very much appreciated, its doing my head in!
 

Answer:Can't connect wirelessly, but can connect through ethernet

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Hi, I currently connect to the internet through a wired ethernet port in the wall which connects to my university's network.

I want to make this wireless since I bought a new macbook and was wondering if this product would do it? http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006PYGWG6

I don't know much about it but I was concerned because the Router Mode says 'cable connection only' and I'm not sure the connection is cable (is it ADSL?). Will I need anything else like a modem?

Any advice?
 

Answer:Making an ethernet university connection wireless with TP-LINK Wireless Travel Router

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Gone through 3 ethernet cables (2 of which were brand new)
Uninstalled and reinstalled multiple versions of the driver, factory version / newest / suggested etc.
Other than that I know nothing about computers.
 

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Hello, I've been stabbing away at this problem for 2 weeks with no solution.

I simply can't connect my pc to ethernet.

1. I've confirmed the ethernet cable works.
2. The ethernet in my wall is working (I plugged in a land line to the wall port.)
3. I have all my drivers updated.
4. Tried changing it from 10/100 half/full duplex.
5. Tested the cord (works perfectly on my iMac)

I'm just so lost and frustrated becasue my wifi is so slow and takes AGES to download a game, my upload/download is a constant 10/7. With ethernet on my iMac, it's 80+ in both.
PLEASE HELP. (I'm running windows 10 home btw.)

Specs:
Intel - Core i7-7700K 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor
CRYORIG - H5 Ultimate 76.0 CFM CPU Cooler
Asus - STRIX Z270-E GAMING ATX LGA1151 Motherboard
Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory
Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
EVGA - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card
EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply
OS: Windows 10 Home
 

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My Ethernet won't connect on my XP PC. It connected fine before I tried to install a second hard drive, so I know the card is good. I have tried everything I know but it still won't work. (During this entire process, whenever I tried to connect, the light on the Ethernet card would blink which to me meant the card was good and was trying to connection.)

First, I went into device manager and clicked on Network Adapters. It had a yellow question mark for my Ethernet card. I doubleclicked on it and it said I need a driver. I searched the Internet and couldn't find a driver for it. (This card had been working so the driver *should* have been in my system.)

I had an old RealTek Ethernet card in an old comptuer so I tried that. I went to the Internet on my other system and found the driver for it, and installed it from my flash drive - and it showed the installation successful. But when I went back to the device manager it still showed the yellow question mark.

So I gave up on that and took the D-Link Ethernet card out of my other system (that was working fine) and put it in this system, and it showed that it sucessfully installed (meaning, it found the correct driver) but it wouldn't connect either. When I opened the device manager it showed the yellow question mark for the D-Link card.

So I pulled the D-Link card out and rebooted and I saw a notice about "new hardware" (even though at this point there were no PCI Ethernet cards installed in the c... Read more

Answer:Ethernet won't connect (XP)

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I have just started up my new PC that I just bought and now I need help with a problem.

My network notification says that I have Ethernet connection but no internet connection. The cable was okay and plugged in properly. I checked network and sharing center, diagnosed and got the message that "Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP connection". I looked online to see how to fix the problem but I'm afraid that I may have changed something I shouldn't have. I disabled and enabled Ethernet and restarted the PC but the issue persists.

Any idea to fix this is appreciated.

PC: ABS Computer Technologies Desktop Computer ALI052 Intel Core i3 6100 8 GB DDR4 1 TB HDD Windows 10 Home 64-Bit - Newegg.com

Answer:Ethernet does not want to connect

Well unfortunately I have new issue now and its preventing me from helping this one.

Here's the thread: Windows 10 isn't working right, programs and search queues won't load - Windows 10 Forums

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The problem is as follows:
Power surge
onboard ethernet looks fine to computer but won't recognize when it's plugged in
installed new ethernet card
that says network cable unplugged

network works fine
other computers detect on same cable

Any Ideas...
 

Answer:Ethernet won't connect

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Hi , good day, righty, i cant connect to the internet through my ethernet , says " local only , unidentified network " , my wireless works perfectly fine, it all started after " i think " i formatted my laptop, well some guy formatted it for me, that saddly now isnt in the coutnry to solve my problem.

im using a toshiba satellite, windows vista,
Would appreciate some help
 

Answer:Cant connect through ethernet

What is the exact model of the toshiba satellite laptop?

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/windowsvista/ht/accessdmcpnva.htm

And in Device Manager what is the status of the Network Adapters tab? Any ! or ? or X next to the LAN card?
 

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I've tried repeatedly to connect to the Internet via an Ethernet cable but it just doesn't seem to want to work. I'm using a USB cable but i am shortly going to be wanting to network my two house computers and i'm worrying now that that might not be possible. I'm using windows xp home edition sp2. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Can't connect to net VIA Ethernet

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Hi everyone,I've recently got a BT Voyager 205 ADSL Router.So I plugged it all in through the USB and set up this PC with the internet.So, i then bought a Ethernet Card and some Ethernet cable for the upstairs PC i want to get online aswell. I fitted in the ethernet card and connected the ethernet wire to the router and to the card. After this i dont know what to do. The upstairs PC says "Aquireing Network Address" and gets no further. The downstairs PC has detected the Ethernet (Local Area Connection 5) but always says its unplugged :-/. Me and my friend have been trying to get my 2nd PC connected to the internet for 2 days now and have still go no further in success than day 1.Just as a note, the light on the router that says Ethernet is light up so the router knows its there, it just wont let the 2nd PC have internet  Please help me with this problem,Shoon81

Answer:Can't Connect Ethernet !!

The router probably has a built-in firewall.  Is there a network setup CD that came with the router?  Installing this on each PC may configure the router to allow the computers to connect to the Internet.  Doc

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Hello
I just bought an android 4.0 A10 1.5 GhZ 1 GB 4 G laptop netbook and until yesterday I had internet via ethernet from my old computer but today I do not hava any more.
I turned off wifi
Choose ethernet
but no internet and not message at all
I even tried to put the IP address from my old computer and still not internet, once I put the infroamtion from my computer I see the iceon of connection but internet

In my old cmputer internet isfine

I really appreciate your help
Thank you
 

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Hey everyone, I'll try and explain my problem. It's completely bizarre and makes no sense!

I moved my computer into a new room in our house. It's a desktop with windows 7. Here's what's going on.

- My desktop won't connect to the Ethernet port in the new room.
- My desktop, however, can still connect to the wireless in our home.
- OTHER desktop computers, along with my laptop, all can connect to this Ethernet port in the new room though... which is bizarre. So I'm now thinking it's just my desktop PC that's bad...
- I ran a Ethernet cable from my PC directly into our router. And it works. It just doesn't work when plugged into the Ethernet outlet / port.. but I know it's not the port because other computers can connect to it just fine.

This is such a bizarre problem, I'm completely out of ideas. Any help would be AWESOME. Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:Can't connect to Ethernet

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media disconnected message in ipconfig...cannot establish ethernet connection;turned off wlan port same problem exists;modem is online and has good ip address

Answer:cannot connect with ethernet

Two possibilities:1) The ethernet cable is faulty (replace with new one)OR2) The network adapter has failed.

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Hello Tech Support Guy(s),

Today I purchased a Samsung R480 Notebook from Best Buy. It runs Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit), and this is the problem I am having:
I can connect to wireless networks without any problem. It's just that, in my home (Which is where I spend my computer time usually), I do not have a wireless connection, and I see no reason to buy a router as I will be leaving for college in a few weeks. So, I decided to try to connect it to my modem via Ethernet (Which is what I'm using right now, only on my main PC, so the cable is a live-wire). Turns out, the notebook cannot read the modem, and tells me that it's connecting to an unidentified network and simply does not receive any connection from the modem. So I thought to myself, "Self, maybe you should try downloading LAN drivers from Samsung's website." And I thought back, "Good idea, self." So I did this, but to my dismay, none of these drivers worked and I'm still stuck with this issue. Then another thought came to mind, I thought, "Self, what if you tried connecting via a USB cable?" and again, I complimented the quality of the idea and tried it; no luck. Only this time, it just says 'Cannot install drivers' or something along those lines.

So after three or so hours of meddling with this and asking this question on two other forums, only to be pushed to a different page with no help; I come before you, and hope that you will be willing... Read more

Answer:Cannot connect via ethernet,

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Just opened my new pavilion x360 m3 ......  No rj45 Ethernet connection. Only wireless...  Do they make a usb to rj45 cable

Answer:How to connect to Ethernet with usb

Hi,https://www.amazon.com/Cable-Matters-SuperSpeed-Gigabit-Ethernet/dp/B00BBD7NFURegardsVisruth

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I just installed XP Pro on my laptop. I have a wireless network and a D-link Cardbus Adapter. It works just fine.

However, when I connect to my router via an ethernet cable I can't "see" the internet. I can see the other computers on the network, so I think the problem is in my XP setup, not the router.

Any ideas?
 

Answer:Can't connect with ethernet

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So i recently updated to windows 10, and i noticed i wasn't connected to my Ethernet anymore, so i had to connect my PC to the wifi. Under my "network Adapters" it only shows "Qualcomm Atheros 802.11 1/b/g/n" I tried connecting another ethernet cable, but nothing happened. Can anyone help me fix this problem.

Answer:Cant connect to Ethernet

create a new Environment variable called devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices and set it's value to 1 as follows:
Right click on My Computer and select Properties
Click on Advanced System Settings in left pane. Click on the Environmental Variables buttonClick the New button under the User variables for xxxxx" area.Set the Variable name as: devmgr_show_nonpresent_devicesSet the Variable value to: 1Click OK as needed to close all the windows you opened. Open Device Manager (Windows key + X, select Device Manager)Click on View then Show hidden devices.
Now see if your LAN card shows. If yes, right click on it and select Update driver. If that doesn't help download the latest driver available from the Computer manufacturers web site or the LAN manufacturers web site.

One of those should fix the problem.

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Is there a way to connect a PC running W7 to a Mac running Snow Leopard (10.6.2) via an Ethernet cable?

I wasn't able to make it work under Vista, but I was hoping W7 would have some changes under the hood to make it possible. (I have the Workgroup set up and the computers connected but when I try to connect from either direction I just get the message that the username/password combo is wrong.) Thanks

P.S. I'm using 64-bit Home Premium on an hp dv3t and a Mac Pro desktop if it makes any difference.

Answer:Connect to Mac via Ethernet?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by improver26142


Is there a way to connect a PC running W7 to a Mac running Snow Leopard (10.6.2) via an Ethernet cable?

I wasn't able to make it work under Vista, but I was hoping W7 would have some changes under the hood to make it possible. (I have the Workgroup set up and the computers connected but when I try to connect from either direction I just get the message that the username/password combo is wrong.) Thanks

P.S. I'm using 64-bit Home Premium on an hp dv3t and a Mac Pro desktop if it makes any difference.


Hi and welcome

Are you going thru a route? or is it a straight connect? If straight you need a "crossover cable" which is different than the norm. As to uid and password what user name is on both machines? You have to be user\pc\username, and user\mac\username.

Try doing it in the clear without passwords

Ken J++

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I have just started up my new PC that I just bought and now I need help with a problem.

My network notification says that I have Ethernet connection but no internet connection. The cable was okay and plugged in properly. I checked network and sharing center, diagnosed and got the message that "Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP connection". I looked online to see how to fix the problem but I'm afraid that I may have changed something I shouldn't have. I disabled and enabled Ethernet and restarted the PC but the issue persists.

Any idea to fix this is appreciated.

PC: ABS Computer Technologies Desktop Computer ALI052 Intel Core i3 6100 8 GB DDR4 1 TB HDD Windows 10 Home 64-Bit - Newegg.com

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I just got a new router (MI424WR, the standard one that comes with Verizon FIOS) and my computer can connect to it wirelessly without any issues. However, I can't seem to connect to the network using an ethernet cable. I've tried three different cables and still no luck. I've verified that it isn't an issue with the cables - my other laptop has no problem connecting to the router via ethernet cable. Windows says the driver for the network adapter (Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller) is up to date. Any ideas what the problem could be?

Answer:Can't connect through LAN Ethernet

and welcome to the Forum

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

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


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

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

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

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Three PCs, none can connect through the NIC.

i connect through USB, and I even can connect to a router through cable modem.

weird is that my mobo see the on-board NIC.

purchased a rosewill NIC. i see two yellow lights but still no connection.

Win7. Any ideas/help ?
 

Answer:Can't connect through ethernet

Can't connect to what? What are you trying to do? I can't tell if you are trying to run a cable between 2 computers or are plugging into a switch or what?
 

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So i recently updated to windows 10, and i noticed i wasn't connected to my Ethernet anymore, so i had to connect my PC to the wifi. Under my "network Adapters" it only shows "Qualcomm Atheros 802.11 1/b/g/n" I tried connecting another ethernet cable, but nothing happened. Can anyone help me fix this problem.

Answer:Cant connect to Ethernet

create a new Environment variable called devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices and set it's value to 1 as follows:
Right click on My Computer and select Properties
Click on Advanced System Settings in left pane. Click on the Environmental Variables buttonClick the New button under the User variables for xxxxx" area.Set the Variable name as: devmgr_show_nonpresent_devicesSet the Variable value to: 1Click OK as needed to close all the windows you opened. Open Device Manager (Windows key + X, select Device Manager)Click on View then Show hidden devices.
Now see if your LAN card shows. If yes, right click on it and select Update driver. If that doesn't help download the latest driver available from the Computer manufacturers web site or the LAN manufacturers web site.

One of those should fix the problem.

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Happy Saturday. Here's my issue: I have an old Dell Windows XP desktop. I have an ethernet connection to my CenturyLink modem, the new model that also is a wireless router that sends to my laptop and my wifes'. I can get MSN, but when I go to e-mail itwon't connect. When i go Google and try a site, it stops it with notice of unsecured connection....in other words, desktop will not do https. Lastly, icon at bottom of screen shows I have 100mbps internet connection. I have tried everything I know to solve...even installed USB Wireless Adapter with the same result....uninstalled and returned. Help, please.
 

Answer:XP SP # ethernet connect

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O.K. already searched the forums and didn't find what I needed. This is the deal I own a laptop and do not have a built in Ethernet Card. I did have an Ethernet Card and had connected before, when I set up my computer through the wireless router I never had a problem. Well anyway, I had to re-install my O.S. and have brought everything back up. I can connect through my USB but when I contacted both the company I bought the router through and my Internet Provider I got no help, I was told the only way that I can connect is by using an Ethernet connection first. I am trying not to spend any unnessary money on a new Ethernet Card to connect once and then reinstall my wireless. Is there any way to connect to wireless router without an Ethernet Card.

Thanks,
 

Answer:Connect without ethernet

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I am working in Japan for 3 mths - the apartment manager assured me that all i have to do to get broadband is plug the supplied ethernet cable into my laptop and it all works. But...when I plug in...the message in Network Connections -LAN or high speed internet is " Limited or no connectivity" and i can not access the internet. Can anyone help me?
I have microsoft XP pro, service pack 2.
 

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