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Wired to modem works, but wired to router does not

Question: Wired to modem works, but wired to router does not

Hi all,

I have an Aztech ADSL 2/2+ modem and a Dlink DGL4300 wireless router.

I set up my modem and when wired to my pc, it works.
I followed the manual to install the wireless router, so that my pc is now connected to the wireless router, but somehow I'm not able to get the internet.

It works again when i replug my pc direct to the modem.

Can any1 help me please?

I set up my wireless router to connect to internet via PPPoE, settings are fine. do i need to reset anything and in any particular order?



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Answer: Wired to modem works, but wired to router does not

tom4u said:

I set up my wireless router to connect to internet via PPPoE, settings are fine. do i need to reset anything and in any particular order?Click to expand...

The modem has the PPPoE connection; Your wireless connection to the router should be straight ethernet

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System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
Laptop: ASUS K52F

At my previous location I connected to the Internet via DSL modem. At my new residence, I connect via cable by Cox Communications. Cox supplied a cable modem/router, UBEE model DDW365. This is a DOCSIS 3.0 WiFi modem that has 4 wired Ethernet connections.. The wireless connection to the modem works fine and I get my required download speed. However the wired connection does not work. When I look at network adapter settings, it shows the LAN network cable as "unplugged". I have tried 3 different Ethernet cables without success. When I called Cox they suggest I go to their office and get a new modem since the wired portion of the modem may be bad.

But could the problem be on the computer end? Wired Ethernet did work properly via DSL at my previous residence. Is there something I need to do now that I have cable rather then DSL? Or is the consensus that the modem is bad and I need a new modem?

Answer:Cable Modem/router: Wireless Works, Wired Does Not

When I called Cox they suggest I go to their office and get a new modem since the wired portion of the modem may be bad.Click to expand...

I agree. Or better yet, buy your own and avoid paying rental fee. I have Cox too, BTW and you don't have rent from them and, over time, end up paying a lot more than if you buy your own. I have my own DOCSIS 3.0 modem connected to my own wireless router and they work just a well as that device you rent from Cox. Yes, they cost more up front, but compared to a year or two in rental fees, pay for themselves. Or if you like them all in one box, you can go that way too. Here is Cox's list of "approved" devices. Something to think about.

Yes, it could be your computer. But since this same computer worked before via Ethernet with your DSL modem, unless the computer was dropped or something during the move, it should work fine here. But still, unless you have an Ethernet "card", it is not likely any damage occurred. And motherboards have used integrated Ethernet for many years so hardly anyone uses an actual "card" any more.

Ethernet is Ethernet. It does not matter if your network connects to the Internet via cable or DSL.

One thing to understand, you have a "4 in 1" integrated network device from Cox. This device is really 4 totally discrete network devices that just happen to share a case, main circuit board and power supply. You have in this one box (1) a modem serving as your gateway devi... Read more

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I've got a regular desktop pc and a laptop. Both are running Windows 7.

If both machines are wired, file and printer sharing works like expected. If the laptop is on the wireless, things go sour...

The machines don't see each other, I can't ping the laptop from the desktop or vice versa. Strangely enough, if I ping the desktop from the laptop by IP address the desktop will reply. At that point the desktop will see the laptop too and sharing (file, printer & media) works fine. But if the connection is idle for a couple of minutes they won't see each other anymore.

I've tried all kinds of things: disabled IPv6 on both, reconfigured file and printer sharing, disabled the firewalls on both. But none of these changes have had any effect whatsoever. I have also tried to give everything the same name (SSID, workgroup and network name on the desktop) but that had no effect either.

More info:
- Wired and wireless clients are on the same subnet.
- The router is a Linksys WRT-350N
- AP isolation is disabled
- uPnP is enabled on the router

Does anyone have any clue how to fix this?

Answer:Solved: wired-wired file sharing works, wired-wireless doesn't

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Hi - I just setup a new modem, worked with the ISP to properly configure it so it works when it's directly wired to the computer. But when I try to connect it to the wireless router (Netgear WGR614) I can't connect to the Internet. The ISP gave me the login & password info from the modem and told me to change the Basic Settings of the router with that info, which I did. Can someone help?


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OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3326 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 71468 MB, Free - 20764 MB; E: Total - 305242 MB, Free - 256744 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc. , 0HJ054, , ..CN6986163T09A9.
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Answer:Belkin Router, Wireless and Wired... Wired Problems...

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Question: wired modem/router

Can anyone advise on what is currently the best wired adsl modem router to buy.For the last 2 years I have used a Belkin Wireless G router. the modem seems to have died and the ports are tempremental. I no longer need the wireless facility as I am now using HomePlugs (brilliant product).I want something that has good speeds as I download music and TV programmes and have 3 pcs connected often at the same time. Also want a good firewall. Ideas?

Answer:wired modem/router

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Question: Wired router/modem

I am having trouble with my Thomson 330 modem at the moment. I run Vista Home Premium 64 bit and Orange is my ISP. I obtained from them their "new" modem installation disc which originally refused to work - "This disc is not compatible with 64 bit operation". Orange technical people could not solve the problem. I got round it by copying the disc to a flash drive and installed it from there.However, I would like to use a wired router/modem in the hope that it will solve the problem of trying to re-install the Thomson modem on Win 7. I have in mind the Netgear D834 model which seems to have good reports. Has anyone any comments or advice? I assume that this router would work with Win 7 - I can find nothing to the contrary.

Answer:Wired router/modem

the netgear you describe will work with windows 7 64bit.

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Hope this isn't confusing but, my internet provider (my cable company) came in to set up a wireless modem/router when we upped our internet speed today. We have three desktop computers which are hard wired to our existing Linksys router which we have been using previously. Would it be in our best interest to turn off the wireless function of that router (it's hooked up to the new modem/wireless router so the hardwired computers can function since the new unit has no ports to plug in the desktop computers into). Our wireless devices are all 'connected' to the new modem/router (using its passphrase and SSID). Can the wireless capabilities of each interfere with each other? They are sitting right next to each other.

Answer:Solved: Internet provider wireless modem/router and my hard wired router

It's confusing to me, but can make two comments ...

a. If you are not using the wireless network of a router it's best to disable or turn off the wireless--saves electricity and should extend the life of the router.

b. Two wireless networks whose channel numbers are less than five from each other can interfere. In North America if possible use channels 1, 6 and 11 to guarantee non interference.

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I have a Netgear wgr614v6 router. Currently, I am using an AirportExpress for my macbook, printer and inspiron 1545. I want to switch to the Netgear because it has more ports and it is compatible with my Netgear gaming adapter.

So I go through the setup process (I am setting it up on the MacBook) and it works fine while connected via ethernet cable to the mac. However, when using it wireless, it shows up in the network preferences area with a green light that says connected, but web pages do not load. It looks like they are going to, but it just says loading forever. I have the WPA security enabled and the device access list disabled. I am very new to networking and even fairly new to macs. I still cannot figure out the problem here. Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:Netgear router works while wired, but not wireless

Can't help you much with MAC, but standard operating procedure is to get the wireless working with no security first. Then enable the WPA-PSK and try to reconnect.

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Intalled a new router (Linksys Cloud 1200) yesterday. Immediately after that the 2 computers that were connected to the network could no longer access the internet. My laptop and my ipad can access the internet wirelessly. The laptop which was not connected to the network when I connected the router can access the network both wirelessly and wired. Printers attached to the network will print without a problem.

Finally I took an old computer out of storage (running WinXP) and hooked it up to the wired network. It too has no problems accessing the network. So have to assume the issue is a software issue with the two computers that were hooked up to the network when I changed the router.

I have read the posts here - I did a stack reset on one of the computers but no help. I removed Norton 360 and Team Viewer which in other posts people said they had issues no avail.

Since I dont have a wireless connection to the 2 computers that cannot access the internet - I cannot download TSG SysInfo.

However here I did copy the ipconfig lines below from the desktop thats not responding

Connection Specfic DNS Suffix

Link-local IPv6 address fe80::25a6:fb5b:db6c:f7a5%10
IPv4 address..............
Subnet Mask..............
Default Gateway.........

Computer running Windows 7 SP1

Gateway i5 with 6 gb RAM.

Was working fine until I replaced the router. I tried going back to the oldrouter (Netgear) same issue - no wired internet connectivity.... Read more

Answer:Wireless Works Wired Does not after installing new router

can we see an ipconfig /all from a working PC and from the non working PC - make sure we know which is which
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.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the infomation above those entries

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

This should work for all windows version, XP, Vista, W7
Hold the Windows key and press R
For Windows 8
to open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop. Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.

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... Read more

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I have just purchased a new iPhone and wish to use the wi-fi capability on it however my router/ modem is wired and I use homeplugs throughout the house for my PS3 & Laptop.What is my best course of action? Quality of signal is important to me.Thanks

Answer:Wired Router/Modem + iPhone

Take a look at this unit NETGEAR Wall-Plugged Wireless Range Extender KitThe kit consists of the XE102 Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge and a WGX102 54 Mbps Wall-Plugged Wireless Range Extender. The XE102 connects to an existing wired router from any vendor, and the WGX102 can be plugged into any electrical outlet to create an area of wireless accessclick here

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I'm trying to set up a wireless network for my parents. I have a Belkin Play N600 router (model F7D8302) that I'm trying to hook up to an Acer desktop running Vista. The modem is a Siemens Speedstream 4100. I have a cable going from the ethernet port of the modem to the modem port on the router. The pc is connected to one of the other four ports in the router. The wireless works fine, but I can't get the wired connection on the desktop working. The Internet light on the modem is not on, but the modem works fine when connected directly to the pc. I've tried power cycling and resetting everything, but it's still not working. Any ideas? Thanks.

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I use a Netgear WPN824 to access ADSL (Bellsouth). The DSL modem only goes to the 824 router.

The router connects wirelessly to a laptop but I can not connect via a wired connection to a desktop with a fresh XP SP2 image.

Here is what I have found

From the desktop I do ipconfig and see an IP has been assigned to the hardwired desktop
from the laptop I go to the 824 router and look at connected devices. The desktop does NOT show there.
The desktop is set to use IP assigned by Bellsouth and DNS from OpenDNS
The desktop shows an active LAN connection icon at 100 Mbs
The desktop has a fresh image of XP SP2. No software or changes have been made.

Previously, I was able to access the network wirelessly from the desktop but I wanted to change to a faster and more stable wired connection.

Can anyone give me any direction?


Answer:Netgear 824 router works wireless does not work wired

The desktop is set to use IP assigned by Bellsouth and DNS from OpenDNS???

Only the Router should have a WAN IP assigned by the ISP.

Computers inside the LAN should have Local IPs.

BTW. OpenDNS seems to be the latest fashion, like many Fashionable things it usually contribute nothing, and can cause trouble.

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The router is a DLink WBR - 2310. I had been receiving internet through a DSL provider, and both wired and wireless connections worked fine. I've hooked up this router, and the wired connection is working by the wireless connection is not. The Wireless Network Connection says that I'm connected, but when I open Firefox with the wireless connection, but no wired connection, no webpages will load. Any thoughts?

Answer:Trouble with Router; wired connection works but wireless does not

could be a firewal blocking - have you switched off the firewall on the PC

any other PC able to use the wireless connection ?

Do you have wireless encryption enabled - if so try taking that OFF - by logging into router and removing wireless secruity

Download and install

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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.
Wireless Profiles
- Vista:
- delete the wireless profiles
control Panel
classic view
network and sharing center
manage wireless networks

Delete the profiles
you will then have to enter the wireless secruity key for any networks you connect to

- XP
- delete the preferred networks
control panel
network connections
right click on the wireless connection listed
wireless networks tab
in the preferred network list
click on each one and - remove button

you will then have to enter the wireless secruity key for any networks you connect to
{ipconfig /all}
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all

-> Start > run {s... Read more

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My Netgear WGR614v6 router stopped functioning as a wireless hub several weeks ago. The two PCs that are connected by cable to the router still work fine. Only the wireless devices do not connect.

The symptoms with my Sony Vaio laptop (Windows Vista SP1) are that it "sees" the network and attempts to connect, but takes longer than usual to resolve the connection and then either announces "connection unsuccessful" or "connected". Either way, what I get, as confirmed in the Network & Sharing Centre, is a "local only" connection, with no internet access and an inability to "see" any of the other PCs on the network.

The laptop is about 2m from the router and the signal strength is fine. I have used the laptop on several other networks successfully since the problem first appeared. The problem predates the installation of Vista SP1, which I did only last week.

I have tried the following fixes without success:

1. Restarting the router and cable modem and all PCs numerous times.

2. Updating the firmware for the WGR614v6 to version "V2.0.19_1.0.19".

3. Disabling the WEP settings and trying to connect to the router as an unsecured network.

4. Re-enabling the WEP settings and re-setting-up the WEP keys on the laptop.

5. Ensuring that the aerial/antenna is secured and pointing up; pulling the router out from under its shelf and into the open.

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Answer:Netgear WGR614v6 router works with wired connections but not wireless

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Hi everybody,
I currently have a desktop with a wired connection to my broadband modem.
I would like to connect a wireless router to the modem (and connect my laptop to Internet through the router) while keeping the wired direct connection between my desktop and the modem.
Is there any way to do this?...
Thank you

Answer:How to connect a wired desktop and a wireless router to the same modem?

Not unless you have an ISP that offers multiple public IP addresses. However, by putting the desktop in the DMZ of the router, you can pretty much accomplish the same thing.

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Since I'm getting a 360 now I'm going to get a router for them to both share my cable connection.

I was thinking of Wireless Vs Wired.

At first I was going to go wireless, but since I play to use my xbox on my computer monitor/sound system it's going to be close to my computer already, so I don't really need to do I?

I was thinking about going wireless with this modem: (the <rev 3 or under one)

However after a while when I started to think that wired probally would be fine I found this modem:

Which one should I get?

Also there is quite a bit of a price difference too. With the wireless modem I would have to buy an adapter to hook it up. However with the wired one I already have on-board ethernet so all I have to do is buy another ethernet cable and i'm good to go.

However speed-wise/stability, etc what am I going to get? I usually think with the mindset of "you get what you pay for" however the d-link modem has quite a few very good reviews for it, aswell it's xbox live compatible and everything.

Answer:Need to get a router for my computer/xbox 360. What modem should I get? Wired/wireles

Neither of those are modems. They are routers. Completely different devices. You would use a wireless modem if you needed say, an internet connection on the road or outside your house, in a laptop, but didn't want to use a wireless NIC at a Hotspot. Sprint for instance..

Anyway, either of those budget routers would be fine. If you don't want wireless then get the wired if your comfortable with the feature set and price.

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Hi all...............

I used to think I was good with PCs.......but I'm struggling with this one!!

My ISP is NTL (Virgin). I was connected via the USB and all was well. I recently purchased the router above. This router uses the ethernet cables, which I believe I've put in correctly, but if I leave in the USB it uses that route & if I remove it.........I get nothing!! I'm having no joy. I want to keep a wired connection for the PC and have the wireless for the games machines etc.

Can anyone help??

Sorry..a little more information. when I tried to re-install the modem using the ethernet cable option, an error came up saying..'put the USB cable in and try again!'

Answer:Connected laptop wired through a wireless router into an NTL modem!

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I have an aol internet connection with a BT Voyager 105 wired modem. How do I hook up the Belkin N1 wireless router?

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Hi all,

I am using Windows 7 Home Premium, wireless router (Di-524) and cable modem (Motorola). My cable modem was connected to the router's WAN port and port1 of the router was connected to the network adapter on my desktop.

Lately my Internet connection speed became really slow, so I thought I'd change my setup and connect the cable modem to the desktop through USB port and keep the wired connection to the router for Homegroup and file and printer sharing.

Here is my problem: when I connect the cable modem to the USB port I get an error message that I have two conflicting connections and as a result I don't have any Internet access at all. When I unplug the network cable that connects my desktop and router, the USB connection is immediately recognized, so I have Internet access but no Homegroup and printer access (my printer is connected to the router).

Is there a way in Windows 7 to setup the wireless router as a router only (no Internet)? Other words, I am trying to achieve the following setup: use cable modem through USB port for Internet access and use wireless router only for homegroup and printer/file sharing?

Answer:Wired cable modem and wireless router conflict

Hi there, At the surface of things, you could try and set the router with a static IP address and omit DNS setting.

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ok here is what i have.
main desk top is and has this
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) XP 3200+, x86 Family 6 Model 10 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 447 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152625 MB, Free - 23954 MB;
Motherboard: First International Computer, Inc., AU31, PCB 1.x, C0E4B02720
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
it also has a belkin usbwifi
alltel 3g air card.

what i need help with is want to conect and share the internet and files this comp though a
linksys wrt54g2 router that is wired to the ps3 and a d-link hub.
the d-link hub is wire to 2 desk tops and a laptop and a hp printer.

where do i start for some reson i can only have ether my 2 desktops and my main on net or my ps3.
if ps3 is on and i want to start net on a comp i have to shut off ps3 and restart all comps what am i doing wrong

Answer:help networking 3 comps wired one wifi and a wired printer and a ps3 wired

lets see an ipconfig /all

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 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 to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will be highlighted
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy
Now go back to the forum - reply and then right click in the reply box and paste

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Hi,Is it possible to have wired laptop and wired pc with another wireless laptop to same router? I am considering buying desktop replacement laptop but keeping desktop in order to run printer/scanner off it.Thanks

Answer:wired laptop and wired pc to router

Yes. My router supplies wired connections up to four PCs and wireless connections.

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Could someone please suggest a cheapish wired router adsl for me.Dont want wireless as computers are only about20 feet away (one in bedroom and one in another)hope someone can help thanks neil


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I have the AT&T Broadband Wireless/Wired Modem ( "PACE" Brand name, Black in color, less than 3 months old) with 24 Mbps Speeds consistantlly wired and 21.5 wireless.
I need 3 more wired connections than the AT&T (4) wired ports will allow.
I purchased a TP-LINK TL-R860 8-Port wired router ( ) and tried both the setup wizard CD that came with it, and factory resetting it and just doing it with no wizard. Currently it is factory reset.
Also, I went into the settings of the AT&T router and tried both of the following options under "Link Configuration" ; "Add Additional Network" - filling out the router address and subnet mask , and when that failed, erased it all and saved and then tried the option "Add Cascaded Router" , filling out the router address and subnet mask, as well as assigning as the actual address for the router.
Fail, Fail, Fail
Really tearing my hair out over this one.
If I can get your help on this, it would be much appreciated, I will be checking this post every other hour during the day.
Thank YOU!

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well right now i am using a pc but i am getting a laptop soon and i will need wireless connection. can i buy a wireless router from lets say Walmart or best buy and install it myself?
if so can you tell me how to do this in "Beginners language" lol please and thank you

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I set up everything and if I have it wired it works fine but wireless it says can't find page when you try to get on the internet. I have set up networks before and never had a problem. first time I have used a Belkin router G+ I guess one of my question is this. I was reading on the Belkin site that it is already set for dynamic and that is for a cable modem and sounds like I should change it to pppoe for a DSL modem. would that make the difference. It is a brand new laptop and the wireless card is on and it sees the network and works when wired, it says it is connected wirelessly but wont get on the internet when not wired. Would the pppoe thing make a differnce? Please give me some help here. Thanks

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I have a Think Centre 8086-34 U.  We installed a new ASUS RT N56U wireless router in the house and the newer Lenovo laptops are doing well.  The older Think Centre connects to the router and the internet only via a cable.  It detects it and connects to it wirelessly but we do not have an internet connection.  I have also noticed that the laptops correctly identify the source as ASUS 5 G or 2G, the Think Centre does not.  It calls it an unidentified network. Goal is to get a wireless connection to the Internet, we have a wireless connection now but no internet.  Diagnostics state that  "The default gateway is not available"   What does this mean or more importantly how do i get an internet connection?  Could the computer be too old for this router? Thanks!

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Hi there,

I've got a desktop with a wired connection to a cable broadband modem (with only one connection on it) and I'd like to have my laptop (which has a wireless card) to share that connection only wireless .... if you know what I mean... anyone tell me what I need to do to get that working? is it possible?


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I have a desktop (DT) plus a 2 laptop home network.  Only the DT is hard wired.But I have to hardwire the Lenov R60 to make everything work.  If  I  WiFi  the R60, itwill communicate outbound and even print through the DT. However  with the R60 nothardwired,  the other laptop and the DT will not "see" the R60.  All  are XP Pro andare using "small home or office network )  profile with the AVG Firewall.   The other laptop,a Toshiba,  works OK.   I can get on the net with the R60 un-cabled.   Disabling the firewallhas no effect to the problem described above.

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I'm experiencing a weird issue with my laptop. I'm running windows 7 on it and everything is working fine, but when I plug in the ethernet cable my computer will not connect to the internet. I tried updating the driver for the ethernet port (not the wireless), I tried disabling and enabling the ethernet connection through the control panel, and nothing. I also tried plugging in the ethernet cable and disabling the wireless option on my laptop too, and that just left me without any connection at all.

On my other laptop I plug in the same ethernet cable and the port lights up and the network icon changes to the wired one. On this one it's like the port is dead.

Please advise, and thank you for your time!

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First time posting, so please help.
Iím trying to fix a home network (of about 12 PCís) that has been on/off for the last 2 weeks and has now completely gone down (ie: no outside connection, but still lan). I power surged the Linksys wireless router and now the wireless network is working, but the wired is not? The diagram is as follows: Cable Modem => 12-port router => Linksys WAP. Itís odd that the WAP functions, but nothing that is connected to 12-port functions. What makes it stranger: I tried replacing the router with a D-Link DI-624 and still no connection to outside the network (wireless or wired). More info: using dynamic IP, all windows XP machines, when I used the D-Link the ip was seemlessly renewed, but with the existing router, the operation timed-out.and normal 192.168.1.x IPís. I would access the wired router, but I donít know the manufacturer because it was installed with the house. And I youíd think it was the ISP, but why does the wireless network work? Or, you could say itís the NICís, but why wonít any for the 5 PCís work? Any help would be great!

Answer:Wireless works, but not wired? very odd

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Here's a fun one.

I have a piece of hardware that works over TCP/IP (Industrial level stuff).

It works perfectly fine when I'm connected to the router via a ethernet cable. It does not work when I connect to the same router over the wireless.

I've tried disabling my 10/100 ethernet card, and restarting. No effect.

I can ping the router and connect to the web-page setup, so I know my wireless connection is good.

Oh, and have tried multiple routers (Belkin and Netgear wireless N)

Anyone have any ideas of what else to try?

Answer:Wired Works, but Wireless won't...?

Can you ping anything beyond the gateway address?

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I just got home from my vacation only to find my internet stopped working. I tried a few things like resets and trouble shooting none of this worked so I hooked my laptop to a wired a connection and amazingly it worked. I figured the router had just had some little hic up and was back to working but as soon as I unplugged the cable it went back to not working. Heres all I know my router is a netgear wrn2000 model, my laptop is not the only thing that can not connect through a wireless connection as my ps3 and itouch can not. Also my laptop is not the only thing that can connect through a wired connection as my xbox can too. According to my laptop I have full signal strength but says I have no internet connection, a weird thing is that at one point the wireless did work but really slowly and would drop the connection pretty quickly. If any more info is required for help please post and I will tell you. ANY and all help will be much appreciated as I have been at this for a few hours now.

Answer:wired works, but wireless does not

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I have a problem for which none of the tenths of solutions I've found work.

I have a router configured as an access point for both wireless and wired connection. Wireless works OK. Wired LAN does not, at the moment. I have no idea why this might be, as I've tried different checks to make sure everything is set up properly.

First of all in Network and sharing center I can see that I am connected to a network that is connected to Internet, my IP, gateway, dns are all exactly what they should be. Windows knows there is a connection to the Internet but I can't access it with LAN.
I also have windows XP and linux installed and both work perfectly.
I have this router for about 2 years now and the only OS's that gave me any trouble were Vista and 7 (though I didn't keep vista to long).

I have to mention that most of the time Lan in windows 7 works, just not these couple of days.

I've reset my router a couple of times, changed the order of the cables, took a look at the firewall but nothing works.

I've inserted the main Internet wire cable directly into the computer and it works.
After installing the system all works OK, and without any other changes it stops.
Sometimes it just works, sometimes it does not. I think that it usually stops after I take out the lan cable for a few hours while the computer is running, restart and after that no business.

As I said before windows detects everything to be in perfect working order. Even the troubleshooter find's no problem.

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Answer:Wireless Works, Wired Lan does not the Forum...Have you checked internet adapter setting, i mean its ip address and all...I think those should be according to the router settings...may be blank i.e. automatically acquire or set what u have given in can access these settings at: Open Network and sharing center > Change adapter settings > select desired adapter > right click 2 open properties > select ipV4 and its see the ip address configuration in LAN

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I need help with a wireless VPN connection.
I have a work laptop that is using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client.
At home I have a brand new Linksys E2000 wireless router. I setup the router and it works very well for normal internet traffic with 3 different computers.

But the problem is when I try to make a wireless VPN connection on my work laptop. The VPN connects, but then disconnects.

However, when I connect my work laptop to the router with a cable, I CAN connect to my work VPN just fine. I really need the wireless to VPN to work.

Do you have any ideas?

Answer:VPN works wired but not wireless

Does anyone have any specifics on what I should check?
I have seen many other people on the forums with the exact same issue I am having. I have tried many solutions that i have seen that corrected the very same problem for other people, but none of the solutions have worked in my case.

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Internet Explorer + Outlook Express on my laptop works fine wired but not wirelessly although the wireless connection is 'very good'[XP] Any help appreciated

Answer:IE + OE works wired but not wirelessly

Not much information to go on but have you checked to ensure they are not set to 'Work offline'?

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Hi all!
I am working on a sony vaio that is having connectivity issues. At first i was not even able to connect to internet by wired connection. I had to turn on the DHCP in the services which i thought was odd it was off. So im guessing there is something also turned off for the wireless as well and im not sure what it is. I know sony vaio have a wireless switch on them and mine is on i have checked that. When i try to diagnose why there are no wireless connections I get " Windows Wireless Service is not running" and i dont know how to fix that. It tells me to contact administrator. Any thoughts help thanks!

Answer:Wireless not seen but Wired works

You didn't specify the O/S we are dealing with but here are some things to check...
Services > WLAN AutoConfig
Settings: Started, Automatic, Local System
General tab
Startyp type Automatic
Service Status Started
Log On tab
Local Service account
Recovery tab
First failure: Restart Service
Second failure: Restart Service
Subsequent failures: Take No Action
Reset fail count after: 0 days
Restart service after 2 minutes
Dependencies tab
This service depends on the following system components
+Extensible Authentication Protocol
 +CNG Key Isolation
  +Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
   DCOM Server Process Launcher
   RPC Endpoint Mapper
 +Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
  DCOM Server Process Launcher
  RPC Endpoint Mapper
 Native WiFi Filter
 NDIS Usermode I/O Protocol
 +Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
  DCOM Server Process Launcher
  RPC Endpoint Mapper
The following system components depend on this service
No Dependencies
Device Manager > Network adapters
Locate and Uninstall* the Wireless Adapter, Reboot Windows and let the O/S Reinstall the device.
* If you are asked to remove any software associated with the device answer NO
Lots of luck and Please keep BC posted!

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hi, I've got a thomson digiweb wired internet modem and i got a thomson wireless i also have the belkin adaptor i downloaded the cd for the belkin and im sure that's ok ... but when i connected all the wires up from the wired digiweb to the wireless and put them into the computer etc etc .. then i tried connecting with the wifi on my phone it didn't work i put in the wireless key no. and all that into it but still didn't work :\ .. any suggestions on what i'm doing wrong ?

Answer:wired internet modem to wireless modem

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Hey. So I made a post a while ago and got recommended to buy a Netgear router, which I did. I bought this one, which is the one I was recommended.

Ok so the problem;

We have 2 laptops and 2 Pcs in my house, the 2 Pcs used wired internet and work fine, but the 2 laptops use wireless and that's currently not working. The laptops find the router, but can't connect to the internet through them. I've followed the set-up but they still don't work. Any advice please?

I know I must of left somthing out and you guys will ask me to provide certain info, i'll try respond asap.

Thanks guys.

Answer:Wired works, wireless doesn't.

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I have a home network. The PC (main) and 3 laptops.

PC is wired Modem-Router-PC

Laptops are wireless. The 2 laptops are able to pick up the signal and connect.

The 3rd laptop is XP.

Wireless-It will not pick up any signal in the networks. According to the computer, there is no network signals within range. (Which it is in range, for when I take 1 of the 2 other laptops that has connectivity in the same location, they pick up the signal just fine)

When I move the laptop to the pc and do modem-router-laptop with a wired connection, connection is fine.

Device manager shows PCMCIA card as a yellow question mark (needs correct driver). But I didn't think that the pcmcia card had anything to do with the wireless connection, as the slot in the laptop has always been blank.

It is a HP laptop, couple of years old.

Oh, it has worked before, maybe about 3 weeks ago, and as far as I know, no hardware/software changes have been made since then.

I have even tried to manually enter the SSID and security key, and still no luck.

I have made sure that I have all the windows update's done.

HP tech support was no help, as I kept on telling them about the pcmcia driver, they kept on telling me to install graphic/video card drivers.

Router is broadcasting SSID.

Any advice?

Oh, and will buying a PCMCIA card be an alternative fix to get a wireless signal?

Answer:Wired works, wireless doesn't

Well, I just showed myself that essential IT question everyone should ask 1st.

I needed to enable the wireless switch on the laptop. It is amazing to overcomplicate things when all it is most of the time is a switch of a button, a restart, or cord unplugged.

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I have a Netgear FVS318n Router connected to Comcast modem.
No problems for a couple of years, but lately the WiFi will shut off but the wired ports still work.

In the past I just reset everything, but that was taking to long. So today I went into the Management program of the router and all look ok. Logged out of the manage program and the WiFI was now there to be connected to.

We only use the WiFi for our Kindles and when others show up and need access to internet.
We have 4 Windows 7 machines, 1 Windows 8.1 and 1 Windows 10 machine connected by wire.
They all seem to work just fine when the WiFi is not.

At this time the settings are
Channel 1 Spacing 20 MHz
2.4 GHz
Mode ng

We have had a new neighbor move in at about the time this started, they just may have a router that may be conflicting us. Would changing the channel help?

Answer:WiFi shut off, wired still works

If the Wi-Fi radio shuts off the channel is irrelevant. You may be able to extend its life by disabling the wireless when not using it.

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Hello all,

I've had some intermittent problems with my Comcast internet going out recently (no lights on the modem), so I called them this afternoon to see if they could identify the problem. Short of scheduling a site visit, they were unable to determine what is periodically causing internet failure.

As soon as I hung up the phone with Comcast, I started having issues on all my electronics. The modem has full lights on and appears to be working perfectly, but both my desktop (Windows 7) and Xbox360 refuse to connect to the internet due to "DNS lookup failed" error - a problem I've not encountered before. Strangely, my laptop works without issue over wireless. Plugged in, my laptop has the same problem as the desktop and Xbox. Connecting straight from my desktop to my modem results in the same DNS failure. My electronics can see eachother on the network.

I've replaced my router with a different router - the result were the same but I also lost wireless on my laptop to the DNS monster. I've disconnected and reconnected the modem and router dozens of times. On my desktop I've tried multiple browsers, have reset all my network settings, have flushed the DNS Cache, have restored my computer to yesterday's settings, and have switched my DNS lookup to Google's free, settings. No luck. No matter what I try, I'm unable to connect to the internet.

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Hi I've got a Windows Vista Laptop and the Problem is has is that is doesn't have internet connection with Wired connection but it works with Wireless connection. I 've using this laptop for 2 years now with Wired connection and this is the first time it doesn't work, I've tried everything like restart the laptop and replug the connection Wire but it still doesn't work. So please help me thank you very much!

Answer:Wireless Works but Wired doesn't? Please Help

Disable the wireless. Make note of any settings that may be unique. Enable if not already the wired and plug it in. Usually homes are set to dhcp and let the router offer an IP and gateway and dns servers. It should then acquire an IP address. Check with command ipconfig. If not then look at router for any settings or check cables or nic's for problems.Why did it take me over a year to phone in a problem to ATT?

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I have a got a laptop successfully connecting wireless using a Linksys WRT54GS router on Virgin but connecting a desktop top "wired" with an ethernet just gets "limited or no connectivity". I have done IP config /release and /renew and scanned with AVG free and Malwarebytes, both finding nothing.Wierdly, when I turn wireless off on my laptop to try connecting it with an Ethernet it has the same problem but re-connects o.k. when back on wireless.I have also disconnected the Linksys router to connect straight into the virgin modem by Ethernet and still get limited or no connectivity.If I wasn't connecting wireless I'd put it down to an ISP problem. Sorry for the long post but I'm stumped. Any help very much appreciated.

Answer:wireless works but "wired" doesn't

It is always possible that the router's built-in Network Switch (the four LAN ports) has failed, so that you can only connect to it "wirelessly".Try performing a "hard reset" to return it to the factory default settings and then set it up again from scratch and see if that sorts it. >>> I have also disconnected the Linksys router to >>> connect straight into the virgin modem by >>> Ethernet and still get limited or no connectivity.Did you follow the correct procedure when swapping the connection to the Cable Modem? You need to power everything off, including the Cable Modem which must be left without power for several minutes, so that it loses the association between the existing connection (recognised by its MAC address) and the IP address it has allocated. When powered on, it will recognise a new connection and allocate a different IP address to it.

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Ok so first here is a diagram of my current network which is attached.

The main problem I am having is being able to view the Server that is on the wired network from the netbook when using a wireless connection.
However, when I plug the notebook into the wired network I can then view the server.

Both machines are running windows 7.

So far I have tried:

unjoining both homegroups and rejoining.
resetting all of my equipment: modem, hub, and wireless router
renaming the SSID of the wireless to be the same name of the network that the server is connected to.

any help would be greatly appreciated!

PS - I call it a server but it is just a computer with lots of media

Answer:Wired works. Wireless cannot see other devices.

Can you provide ipconfig /all details of the notebook, when it is wired to the Netgear (??) and when it is on wireless. I gather you cannot ping the service when using wireless?

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My buddy has a laptop issue when its a wired internet connection.

When its wireless, it has no problems with the internet, everything works fine.
But when its wired, webpages will still load, but youtube videos wont work, anything that consists of streaming doesn't work, and he cant even use

I have connected other laptops to the same cord and there is no problems. so i know its not the cord and i imagine its not the router since everything still works fine with other computers.

Answer:Wireless works, wired doesnt

Try re-installing the network driver (not the wireless one). You can download it from the laptop maker's website only. Don't download a driver from anywhere else because laptops need custom-made drivers which only the laptop maker can supply.

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Without touching anything, six months ago my Dell Laptop (XP) worked wirelessly in the house but not now. In fact now it will not even work wired to the aux port on several Netgear bridge/amplifiers around the house. It only works wired directly to the Linksys E4200 N-router.

A Mac and another PC work fine here, wireless.

What's happening?

Answer:Solved: Laptop works only wired.

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I'm running Windows XP Home Service Pack 2 on a Toshiba laptop with built in wireless. It connects just fine to the internet with my Belkin wireless router at home. When I take it to my ex-wife's house, who does not have wireless internet, I plug in her Ethernet cable to my network port. My laptop does not connect to the internet. I've tried it again at home with my wired cable and it doesn't work here, either - it always searches for the wireless first. I disabled the wireless adapter with Device Manager but to no avail. Finally I tried it at work and the message came up, "This device has an IP conflict with another device on the system." I turned off all computers, turned off the router, turned off the modem; turned on the modem, turned on the router, turned on the laptop FIRST. I ran ipconfig /release through the command prompt. I received a notice saying something to the effect of "You cannot perform this action while the device is unavailable." It is STILL defaulting to the wireless connection. It CAN'T be this hard. I ran the Internet Connection wizard, saying to detect automatically, and Windows unhelpfully ends the wizard with "You should already be set up to connect to the LAN." Very frustrating. Is there some easy step I'm missing?? So that I can switch from wireless to wired with ease?

Answer:Laptop works wirelessly - but not wired?!

If the router has DHCP enabled, and if your "LAN" card is enabled and working properly, and if in your LAN card's IP/TCP property you have chosen "obtain IP address automatically" and "obtain DNS automatically", and if your cable is ok, then it should work. Click the "repair" on the card in case of problem.

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I recently set up my network and if I connect to it via wireless I can connect to the internet, but if I try wired I cannot.

If anyone can help me that would be wonderful, thanks in advance!!

Answer:Wireless connection works, wired does not.

and welcome to the Forum

Lets take a peek at your network environment:


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

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


with the wireless turned off and the pc connected to the router, Click on Start . . Run . . type CMD

At the > prompt type or copy and paste the following command:

ipconfig/all > 0 & notepad 0

and press enter.

Come back here and Paste the results in a message.

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

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Having issues with one of my PCs in my Home Network. I run DSL/Wireless Router and all my wireless devices run good but my ethernet connection on my Main PC's has issues. Hard to explain but it seems to work fine after booting machine but after a short while of surfing, it loses speed. It doesn't lose connection, just speed. Have done multiple speed tests and the same bad results. I have tested my laptop on the ethernet connection and seems to work fine. Replaced the PCI ethernet adapter in the machine and did not fix the problem. Tried all ports on the router, same results. Any assistance would be great!

Answer:Wireless Works Fine but Wired Does Not

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I've a 3Com wireless 11g modem router and 2 PCs. My PC hardwired to the router gets erratic internet connection (sometimes fine, often can't find page) but if I unplug the ethernet cable and stick an usb wireless adaptor to the PC, everything's fine. Must also add that the LAN connection seems to have IP-addressing problems too. (I posted another thread in Absolute Beginners on 14 March before I got to this stage.) See link click hereWhere does the problem lie? Any ideas much appreciated.

Answer:PC works when wireless but not hard-wired

It is highly unusual for the wired connection to be less reliable then your wireless connections.From your other thread, you have logically narrowed down the variables.And it does look like its your ethernet cable which is at fault. (they are very cheap e.g. at click here)But your mention of IP addressing problems could be a contributory factor ~ although I would expect the wireless connections to be affected as well in that case.Can you elaborate on those?Are you setting the router to expect a dynamically assigned IP by your ISP? (most ISPs do that).I must commend you on your clear thinking despite the pressure from teenagers' homework!

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I am having an issue with the wireless on my laptop. It started out as all network connectivity last night but I was able to get the wired networking up and running by using sfc /scannow. I have tried a couple ways to reinstall the drivers for the wireless card, which is missing from the device manager and I get 2 errors depending on how I attempt to install the. On to the specifics. Here is the TSG info:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 430 @ 2.27GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3892 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator HD, 1722 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 59999 MB, Free - 13278 MB; D: Total - 235141 MB, Free - 234034 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0TKV96
Antivirus: CenturyLinkô Online Security 9.01, Updated and Enabled

This in on a Dell Inspiron 1764, the wireless is listed on the Dell website as 1520 WLAN half mini card. I downloaded the driver package from Dell and when I run the install at makes it about 2/3 of the way and then I get this error "ERROR "HARP_REL_5_3 828" has occured and Setup cannot continue". If I got to device manage and try to update the driver for the "network controller" I have to point Windows to the folder aand then I get this error "The specified procedure cound not be found"

Any help would be greatly appreciated, and thank you in advance.
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Answer:Wireless not working, wired works

HARP_REL_5_3 828Click to expand...

not much documented on that error other than a HP forum entry which commented on wrong driver

using the service tag number on the machine (please post the service tag number) - are you sure you have the correct driver
can we see a screen shot for the device manager and also see below for how to identify hardware - may help make sure we have the correct driver

right click on the device with a yellow!
Click on the Details Tab
Under Property - drop down
Select hardware ids
Right click and select all.
Then right click again and select copy.
Copy and paste that here.

The Hardware ID's. VEN & DEV. Look them up here.
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

windows key and pause Key should open to allow device manager to be seen on laptops may need to use windows key + FN key + Pause Key
if not then

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

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Yesterday about 10mins after my internet was fixed,my main laptop suddenly cut off my controller.I used it on this laptop all year with no issues till yesterday.
Every time I plugin the controller now it gets usb error code 43(not recognized).And it silently creates a restore point with "Installed Directx" every time I plug controller in
1-I uninstalled & reinstalled driver,nothing.
2-I tried a restore back to 7 days ago,nothing changed.
3-I ran directx,nothing yet again.
4-Tried every port with nothing else connected,nothing.
5-I tried unplugging everything,shutting down,holding down power to drain,& waiting 1-3hrs before turning laptop back on.Didn't work either.
All my games have been installed over a month ago,never had this issue.

At first I thought well maybe the controller took a dump.Plugged it in my ol gateway & it worked flawlessly.So negative on bad controller.
I tried all usb ports & get the 43 code still with controller.My flash & external drives read & work fine on all ports.So its definitely not bad usb ports either.

Can someone please help me get this working again without doing a complete clean reinstall over this one small issue?Everything else on the laptop is just fine.

Answer:Wired 360 controller won't read on one pc but works on another


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i make a small office network for internet sharing and file sharing with d-link wired i aslo want to wireless networkig .is it possible that both network works(wired and wireless).i have simple dialup wireless usb conection which speed near about 230.4 Kbps.

Answer:Is both (wired and wireless)networks works ???????

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Routher: TRENDnet TEW-633GR 802.11n + Gigabit Router.
PC: Running Windows XP
Laptop: Running vista.

The laptop can talk to the internet. But when the PC tries to talk to the internet, through the router, it has problems. Most of the time I get no data back, but occasionally I'll get a little. Web pages always timeout. Though I've at least once had a ping return (with 75% Loss).

I don't think there is anything wrong with the cables because it is the same cable I used before I had the router and it worked fine.

Any ideas?

Answer:Wireless Works, Wired Doesn't

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I have a dell desktop that is connected to the internet through a bridged westell modem and a linksys wireless router. This computer recently had some virus/spyware/malware trouble so I downloaded some protection and scanned and auto cleaned the PC. Now the dell desktop can't connect with the router let alone to the internet but my wireless network is fine.

Things I've already tried:

People have suggested that I may have deleted some of the NIC drivers in the virus scan and indeed in the device manager the NIC icon had an added exclamation mark. Therefore, I've re downloaded and reinstalled the driver and the device manager icon is now back to normal. Unfortunately, the internet still doesn't work.
I really need help.

Answer:Internet works for wireless but not wired

Have you tried connecting another computer to the router by ethernet or used another cable just to elimate those as possible problems?
You might try uninstalling the NIC, then reboot the computer and let it rediscover and reinstall the NIC. Sometimes just reinstalling the drivers witout removing the device from the system doesn't work.
Other than that, I am not sure what to suggest right now.

Information that would be helpful.
Computer make/model and OS.
NIC make/mode and driver verision and date.
Router make/model
Are you using DHCP on the router and is TCP/IP set for autodetect or are you using static IP addresses?

Copied from JohnWill post.
When the computer is completely booted, let's see this.

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

NOTE: For the items below in surrounded with < >, see comments below for the actual information content, they are value substitutions from the previous command output!

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

Please note there is a space between the T and - and also G and /



PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>



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.

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I have been trying to figure this out for two days now and this is my last ditch effort.

Yesterday I was able to connect wirelessly perfectly fine and now it won't. Our iPhones and PS3 are able to connect to the WiFi, but my laptop just refuses. I can connect to the internet from my laptop when I plug in an ethernet cable, but not wirelessly.

What I have tried:
Resetting WINSOCK and TCP/IP
Disabling all encryption
Power cycling the router
Updating network card drivers
Just about everything else I could think of

ISP: Charter
Router/Modem: Ubee U10C037
Connection: Wired and wireless
Encryption type: WEP, WPA, and unencrypted
Network card: Atheros AR5007
OS: Vista

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5007 802.11b/g WiFi Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1F-E1-1C-27-92
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::4c0d:dff5:46f4:606b%12(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, May 11, 2011 9:50:15 AM
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Answer:Solved: Wired works, but not wireless

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I'm having a problem with my internet connection. My wireless connection shows that it has a poor signal strength but for some reason I can only connect wireless using a wire? I find it strange because I can't connect to the internet using just the wire. After I've connected the wire, I have to connect to the wireless connection.
I'm sorry if I'm not explaining the problem well enough but English isn't my native language.
System: Windows 7
Router: Speed Touch
Problem solved, I just had to disable the wireless adapter...

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I have no clue if I'm posting this in the correct place but here it goes my Sell insperion laptop worked just fine as of a couple of days ago. We ended up connecting it to the Ethernet cord and it works. We've tried restarting it numerous times and it doesn't recognize any networks. Any suggestions?

Answer:Wi-Fi stopped working now only works wired

Have you checked under your Device Manager to see if the WiFi was disabled for some reason? Does your Dell have a physical WiFi button, and is it turned on? You could also go to the Dell website and download the WiFi device drivers for your specific laptop. Un-install the WiFi drivers, reboot and then re-install them.

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Hope someone can help me,with this questioni have just connected my two computers so the y both use internet the i have a netgear modem internet gateway model no DG814.My concern is when i switch my computer off it shows on panel on front of the modem gateway its still connected to internet so how do i disconnect from internet when not in i just use switch at back.The reason i ask is that i used to have a modem what switch off when i turned computer off.i dont want my connection leaving open,or is this ok providing my computer is switch off,hope someone can help stiil a novice with computers so no too technical pleasemany thanks if any one can help


it is no longer connected to the internet, but the modem/gateway is.There's no advantage to leaving your modem/gateway connected when you're not using your computer, so turn it off.

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I have 12Mbps ADSL2+ line and I want to know best wired DSL modem. There is good modem but they are expensive because of Wireless since I am not using the wirless of the modem.

I want modem that can handle high traffic and work 24hr/day

Answer:Best wired ADSL2+ modem

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I have an 8 port "wired" router from Linksys that I have been using in conjunction to a wireless access point which had been plugged into one of the open ports on the wired router. Lately I have been having connection issues with the WAP so I decided it may be time to upgrade. Not thinking about it, I picked up a new Linksys E1000 wiress router (as opposed to a WAP) and, after a lengthy support call with Linksys, got that up and running.

So I have operability for both wired and wireless devices, however I have noticed a substantial slow down on my wired devices. I also just upped the plan with my ISP to increase my bandwidth which I see on the wired PCs but not on the wireless which seem less. Would a WAP be faster than a wireless router by nature?

Any ideas? Thanks in advance

Answer:Slow wireless after connecting Linkys wirless router to Linksys wired router

Have you made sure you have the latest firmware for the wireless router? If you updated the firmware be sure to reset it to factory default settings and reconfigure it.

What speeds do you get with a test such as with a connection to the wired router? With an ethernet connection to the wireless router? With a wireless connection?

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Can anyone help please?? We have a wireless router and our 2 laptops work fine (ie can connect to internet wirelessly via the laptops) BUT our desktop PC, which is older (2004) and is connected by cable to the router suddenly cannot connect to the interent, etc. Any ideas? Thanks in advance for your help!

Answer:[SOLVED] Broadband works wireless-ly NOT wired?

Couple of things you can try. Open Network connections on the desktop PC and right click on your NIC. Select "Repair" and see if Windows can fix the problem for you. If that doesn't work then go into Device Manager and find the NIC. Right click it and select "Uninstall". Click okay on the prompt that comes up. Reboot the machine and let Windows reinstall the NIC.

Try to establish where the break in connection is by pinging the router or doing a Tracert on an external website ( ?). This will tell you how far the signal is getting. I suspect that you aren't connecting to the router and it should be okay once you do the above processes. If not then check the cable (preferably with another known good one).

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I have a wired network issue I'm hoping to get some help with.

My wife and I bought a new house and the previous owner has a system running through the attic and walls so that every room has a phone/cable/internet connection box in the wall, looking kind of like a massive phone jack plate. I set my computer up first, plugged my ethernet cable into the wall box and I'm good to go. My wife didn't set her computer up until a few weeks later, but when it came time to connect to the internet, she had no connection.

We had no problem with our simple wired network in our apartment so I was confused. I checked the cable (no damage to it or the port, although the port seemed a little loose to me) and tried another one; no help. I did notice that there weren't any lights coming from the ethernet port on the back of her computer. I ran ipconfig and found that she obviously wasn't pulling an IP address. I moved her computer to another room to see if it was the box in the wall; no help. Even though I didn't think it would help, I powered down both the router and cable modem out in the garage, turned them back on, rebooted her computer; no help. I went to Control Panel --> Network Connections --> LAN and it was titled "Local Area Connection 2" and said "network cable unplugged" beneath that. I right-clicked to try and repair, but "repair" was greyed-out so I couldn't even use it. I checked the settings in Device Manag... Read more

Answer:Solved: Wired Network - Two Computers, One Works

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The issue with my internet is that it works whenever i use my wireless internet, but doesn't work if i use wired. I know my router works because there are 2 other computers connected and they work perfectly. Also I know my cable is fine because i use it for online play with my playstation. My computer recognizes that there is a cable plugged in but i can't get a connection. Is there something that can be done.

Im running:

Windows XP
Netgear WG311 802.11g Wireless PCI Adapter

Please help me out if possible.
Thank You

Answer:Solved: Wireless Works But Wired Doesn't

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My machine is dual boot Win 7 x32/ Linux. I'm using a wired Broadcom ethernet card and a cable modem.
Only one computer is connected and I have no router. In the middle of surfing on the Win OS, my connection dropped.
I rebooted to windows and got a red X in the sys tray. No connection, no network connectivity.
I booted again, into Linux this time, and it works fine. So this is a software issue for sure (I would think). At least it's not a problem with the wires or my ISP or anything. I also downloaded and ran the broadcom diagnostic utility for my NIC and all the tests passed.

The "Network and Sharing" screen shows no connection, (just diagram of computer=>X=>Globe) but the properties screen in the device manager shows it's connected with no problem, although it shows 0 packets transferred. It also reports no problem with the driver, but I re-installed it anyway.

Most mysterious of all is that running ipconfig/all doesn't show the card at all. It's completely missing. The only thing it returns is the Teredo Tunneling Pseudo Interface and a 6to4 adapter. Both are reported "Media Disconnected" and neither has a DNS suffix, IP address or Default Gateway listed.

The property screen that comes up when you right-click the Local Area Connection on the "Network and Sharing" screen and double click the IPV4 line returns the message "Windows couldn't automatically bind the IP protocol stack to the network ada... Read more

Answer:Win 7 wired - no net connect, no ipconfig, works w/linux only

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I have a Motorola Surfboard SB5120 Cable Modem hooked up to a Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router Model WRT54GS and a Netgear Dual Speed Hub DS116.

Two days ago I noticed significant lag issues with the wireless internet on my Xbox 360 and I thought our unprotected WiFi might be getting stolen. I put a WPA on it and continued playing, and it seemed to have helped. However, my family and I noticed that our iPhones began to have problems with the WiFi; even after putting in the WPA password, the phones were unable to access the internet. First I tried messing with the DNS address on the WiFi settings on the iPhone, then I changed from WPA to WPA2, then I took off the password completely and the problem persisted. I reset the modem and router, unplugging and reconnecting everything countless times, still to no avail.

I'm using Windows 7 on my laptop, which I have directly connected to the router. The wireless signal is still in the air, and I can connect but I can't use it. None of these issues existed before I put the WPA password on the internet.

Here's the ipconfig /all from this computer.

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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Answer:Solved: Wired connection works but not wireless

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My laptop can access the internet wirelessly but not when its directly connected (wired).....The internet/cable modem is not the problem as my other laptop can connect wired to the same modem.....any help is greatly appreciated

Answer:Toshiba laptop works wirelessly but not wired

can you post make and model of the Machine
also device manager and ipconfig /all when connected by cable
control panel>
hardware tab> (not required on vista, lefthand screen should have)
device manager button>

network adapters
click on the + sign

post backs whats there

any ! ? or X
ipconfig /all

TWO Methods to do that - some people have problems with ONE----

ONE ---------------------------------
ipconfig /all

rightclick in the box
select all
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

TWO -----------------------------------------------

Start, Run, CMD to open a DOS window and type:


Open C:\RESULT.TXT with Notepad and copy/paste the entire results here.

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I have a problem much like chrisg's I have a Webstar (Scientific-Atlantic) Modem, Netgear RangeMax 240 wireless router and Netgear USB on the computer that is running wireless. I cannot conect to the router ( to change or set up on the wired computer. The wirless works fine. I have trouble connecting to internet and must retry many times until it may or may not work. I thought maybe the 240 was sucking all my juice, so I turned it down to half, but I still cannot load my router page - it cuts out. I did what you asked of the last guy:

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

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

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-14-2A-C8-51-34
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : fe80::214:2aff:fec8:5134%4
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192... Read more

Answer:Solved: Wireless works, wired doesn't

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I had a good network coonection between 2 pc`s using a direct connection from one ethernet card to another. The host computer is connected to the internet by a USB modem. Then one day the client computer reported limited or no connectivity. The host reports no problem. Cannot file share or go on internet on client computer. Cannot file share on host. Tried repairing connection but do not get past "aquiring ip address". Even tried new network card. Any ideas.

Answer:Wired ethernet connection no longer works.

Peer-to-peer networks can be difficult, as you're asking one PC to do a lot of what a router or dedicated server does. I have found that the IP problem can often be fixed with manual assignment of IPs on both host and client.

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My wireless connection has been working just fine, but it randomly just dropped. I tried to reconnect but was unable to, so I restarted my laptop.

After it booted up again, my laptop did not automatically connect to my connection like it normally does, so I manually connected and everything seemed fine. A couple minutes later, my connection dropped again. I reconnected only to have it drop a couple minutes later. I restarted my laptop but now I am unable to connect at all, but if I use my ethernet cable my laptop can connect to the internet just fine.

I've tried trouble shooting, restarting my router, and looked at my network adapters in device manager.

I also tried to connect to my friend's router and ended up with the same result

Also, when I restarted my laptop once, It said something about a pipe name could not be obtained. Not sure if this is part of the problem or not, but it was an error message that I have never seen before.

Thank you in advance.

Answer:Solved: Wireless issue, Wired however works

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This is a strange problem. I have been using my Toshiba Satellite M45 Notebook (XP Home SP2) for about 3 months using the wireless connection. works fine. I believe the Ethernet wired connection worked when I bought it too but I can't remember.

Recently, I tried to connect to the internet using regular wired Ethernet on my home network using Internet Explorer (IE).

IE will only connect to 2 pages. Google and Everything else times out.

I tried Mozilla Firefox with the exact same results.

When connected via the wire, I can ping to any web site I want, Yahoo, etc and get a response... but not their website.

Any ideas? Any help would be appreciated!

Answer:Wireless works; wired almost works

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Hi all,

So, I've been balding trying to solve this issue that propped it's ugly ugly head today. Unfortunately, I was forced to change my modem as my ISP was going through some changes... Since the modem change, my desktop will not connect to the internet via a direct wired connection.

Here's the fun bits:

- Tried every fix I could find on the internet
- spent hours on the phone with my ISP trying to fix the issue
- Can access the modem and edit settings through my desktop wired connection, just not the actual internet
- Wireless dongle works perfectly, but it's wireless, I need max bandwidth through wired.
- My mother's laptop works through wired
- DNS flush, IP reset, DNS reset, all no avail.
- Wired works in Safe Mode with Networking
- All IPv4 / 6 settings are automatic
- Modem has automatic DNS settings
- I want to punch a wall....

I saw a lot on the forums about people using hijackthis, so I went ahead and ran a scan to get that information available right away.

I'm not downloading any other "antiviruses" or "malware cleaners"... no thanks, I'm absolutely positive there's just something in my settings that messed up and I cannot find it... I run avast and I'm very happy with it.

Also, this machine was working absolutely fine this morning before the switch of the modem.... So no, nothing on my computer broke. I do manual updates, so no auto update did anything.

Thanks guys, I'm losing it over here!

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hello all,

Background; home built computer 8gb ram all tested individually, 1.0tb hdd tested, popped in new 1.5tb hdd, tested power supply, 5 fans (no overheating issues), popped in new network card, tested disk drives.

Computer runs Comodo firewall, Avast antivirus, and tune up utilities. I was online one day and 20 windows opened up at the same time computer rebooted bsod. that day computer rebooted about 10 times. at first i was able to go online but soon afterwards no internet connection (red X on icon).

I tried to scan and the computer would reboot in the middle of scan (All different types of scans safe mode safe mode w networking normal). I was on the ph w a tech from avast for three hrs we ended the conversation by him telling me to internet provider, did that spoke w that tech for two hrs. I uninstalled avast.

Every time the computer starts comodo message comodo does not seem to be started or installed. fix doesn't work. I kn it is my computer that will not allow a connection to internet. I cant release /renew rpc server unavail

So I took out hdd and put in a new one to do a clean install no luck win 7 enterprise error 0x80070570, 0xc0000005, then it said 0x7717b099 ref memory at 0x774ae76f memory could not be written.

I decided to put old hdd in and combat the problem. Message Diagnostics Policy Service not running. After all of this i took it to my job so the tech could look at it he tried a clean install on new hdd no luck and he didn't have any ans

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Answer:wired connection to modem no networking available

How long had you been running the computer prior to this failure?

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I am about to buy an internet ready TV. I want to have a wired connection between my modem and TV (more reliable & performant than wireless I believe). Distance from telephone point to TV is about 8 metres. Should I put the modem near the telephone point and have a long ethernet cable, or put the modem near the TV and have a long telephone cable? Or will it make no difference?

Answer:Where to position modem for wired connection

If one them has to be that long, the ethernet cable would be the best choice.
It could make a difference..

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I was wondering how I would be able to use wireless for my laptop if my modem and router are wired. I'm pretty sure that I've done it before but I just can't remember. Thanks for any help given!

Answer:Solved: Using wireless with a wired modem

Right, i am just going to give you what i have setup in my own place and it should help you.

I have 1 desktop PC and 1 laptop.

I have a cable modem which is connected into the "Internet" port of my wireless Netgear router. My PC is connected via an ethernet cable, into one of the four other ethernet ports available in my netgear wireless router.

My laptop has a built-in wireless card which is able to connect to the netgear router wirelessly and i am able to surf.

Hope that helps.

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Resently my internet provider called and came by and replaced my modem with a different modem. The telephone company service man told me I could no longer connect 2 computers into the modem and both be online at the same time. He said I would now need to have them install a wireless internet if I wanted the older computer to be online. I don't need them online all the time, but I am mad that now I can't , even if it is occationally.
First he told me I wouldn't be able to unplug my newer computer(Dell, XP) and plug the older one(HP, Win ME), so the HP could be online. He said I would have a static connection. Then he called in and the office told him I wouldn't be getting a static connection.

I can have the computers online, one at a time using the same plugin on the new modem.

I am just curious why I once was able to have both computers online by plugging them both into the modem(has 4 plugins) and now I can only have one computer online, one at a time. Only one plug in will allow either computer to connect.

My phone company supplies me my DSL internet, my TV and my local phone service.
the TV comes over the phone line too and plugs into the modem too.

Thanks for your time.

The new modem is a SupraMaxDSL642E(Diamond brand). I can't remember what the old modem was.

Answer:Solved: wired modem question

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I am a novice when it comes to networking so please help me out...
I am connecting Netgear wireless router (wgr614 v5) to an already placed router on the network (Nortel Networks Router). I am having trouble with wireless router because the Nortel router is DHCP disabled. Please if someone could help me, I would greatly appreciate. Please, explain step by step how to configure the wireless router to work with Nortel router.

P.S. The Nortel router cannot be DHCP enabled...I have DSL coming to Nortel router. So, Nortel is the primary router. Nortel router can't be removed because it is required by my company that I use it to connect to their network over the internet.

Thanks for your help!

Answer:Connecting a Wireless router to DHCP Disabled wired router

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This problem appears to be a variation on the hardy perennial "foo" doesn't have a valid IP configuration" problem.

My Win7 machine originally had a DSL connection through a router using an Ethernet cable, and it worked great. I used the same router for wireless and to connect with a home network to my other computers running XP Pro.
Then I changed to FIOS, and a new wireless router that had to be located in a non-wire-reachable location. No problem, a USB wireless dongle and the win7 box was happy again and could see the internet via wireless.

However. I could not connect the rest of my network, also in the non-wire reachable location. I want to use the main box, the win7 one, as the internet connection and connect the printers and other computers to it via cable and a switch. The LAN is showing as the dreaded Unknown Public connection which cannot be reset, the diagnosis is "doesn't have a valid IP configuration", and I've tried setting up ICS, making sure the security settings for files is NOT 128 bit, the IPV6 and 4 are set to automatically gather IP settings on all machines, and I'm running out of ideas. I don't let Microsoft automatically update anything, so I don't think it is a driver issue. The win7 ethernet card worked great when it was the only connection. I *think* I saw a connection on one xp pro box before changing the IPV settings on it, but I can't be sure. I got a brand new D-link ethernet switch to try and make this work, b... Read more

Answer:Wireless internet works, wired switch doesn't

Hi wish I could offer a solution but I cannot unfortunately....

I am actually wondering if you could help me out I also have a Zyxel G-220v3 usb wireless adapter that I bought from Verizon Dsl Dept. Since Zyxel has made this verison of the card only for verizon dsl customers the software cd that came with it is unreplacable!

I was just hoping that you might be able to send me a copy maybe by email?

Thomas Miller.
Tomm2079 at Gmail Dot Com

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OK, first off I'm a newbie to this forum, so hello all. And I'm also pretty much a newbie to Vista also, but know XP alot, so should be able to go along with any help. Here's the problem:
I had someone move into my old office & his computer (Dell, Vista Home, 1gbRam, 160GBhd, nVidia network controller) is now going to be the one wired directly into the router & modem with the rest of the 3 comps in the house getting wireless signal as they had been for the past 2 years.

When I first plugged his comp in & installed the Netgear router from the disk, the install screwed up in that his comp was getting the internet cause it was plugged via ethernet, but the rest of the house couldn't cause there was no wireless signal. Also shown by the wireless light not being on on the router, but all the other were, power, LAN port4, & internet.

So I uninstalled the router since wasn't working correctly unplugged it all from the comp to restart fresh.

Went and did the install again, but now the wired in comp is not getting any kind of internet signal at all either being plugged directly into the modem, directly into the router, or even trying use one of the wireless USB adapters that are running on the other comps just fine, on it right now, but even that way there was something not allowing it to install correctly and get an internet signal, just kept saying can connect to a local network but not to the internet, rebuild this, blah blah blah.

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So I just got the new Virgin Superhub 2 I set it up and everything connects fine but for some reason I'm getting the full speed through the wifi on my xbox/phone/laptop but my desktop which is wired straight to the router is only getting 3mbps max and 0.05 upload.

So I set it up into router mode and plugged in my old linksys which worked for a time but after about an hour will always disconnect sporadically. I called the Virgin engineer out and he replaced most of the wires and even some of the stuff out in the box in the street but had the same conclusion with wireless fine and desktop not.

It works limitedly Im writing this on my desktop but if I try to do anything more than surf reddit or other low bandwidth required things it will disconnect.

I know it is capable of working because for a time I had the computer running at over 50mbps and when I plugged directly into the modem it was fine but obviously only I could use it and nobody else then.

The other strange thing is when the laptop was plugged in via wire it seemed to work fine so it leads me to suggest I have some settings or drivers incorrectly setup.

I'm using a Windows 7 64bit PC

I should probably mention that I'm not that good with tech so if you do have a suggestion can you please explain simply

Answer:Wireless works fine but wired connection is slow

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The subject says it all--my laptop, which wirelessly connects to the router, works perfectly. My desktop, which is wired into a LAN port of the router (and I've tried different ports), works for a time, then cuts out. When I try to repair the connection, it can't renew the IP address. What's going on?

Answer:Netgear WGR614 Wireless Works, Wired Doesn't

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Hey, I came into work yesterday to find that our internet had crashed over the weekend. We have wireless, ethernet, and vonage phone lines hooked up to a router (d-link) that is hooked up to the cable modem. (unknown brand. Looked all over it, no markings)
Here's the setup: Internet comes in from a cable outside and into our modem. One RJ-45 cord goes from the modem to the d-link router into the WAN slot. The two vonage phone modems plug into this router along with another RJ-45 cord that then goes to a giant switch/router thing that sends the connection to all the jacks in the building.
When I first looked at the modem yesterday morning, only the Pwr, Sync, and Ready lights were on. (all solid green) None of the port lights were on showing that the router was connected.
I tried starting everything several times. No luck. I plugged all of the cords directly into the ports on the modem and they worked, so internet was coming through.
Ok, so if the modem works, then it's a router problem. I grabbed another router of the same model, no luck. I grabbed an older, router, same D-link brand, and plugged everything in to it.
This time I get an amber/orange flickering light in the port it is connected to. Initially, nothing worked when I did this. I then held down the reset button on the router and now everything works except the wireless internet. (It won't broadcast. I can't find it anywhere in my list of available wireless networks)
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Answer:Wired works, wireless won't broadcast. (Pics included!)

Hi Dustin,

Have you tried logging on to the router to check how it has been set up?

When you reset a router it will revert to default settings and passwords

It will revert to a default IP scope, ( /254)

there should be a list of these settings on the bottom or back of the router.

The router has an IP number you can type into your browser and allow you to

change the settings.

Do you know what IP scope the network was running on before you pulled the

plug on the first router?

It might be as simple as turning on the wireless from the set up page!!

It may be possible to copy the settings from the old router as a back up

then restore these settings to the new router.

Let me know how you are getting on,

One more thing, remember to change the passwords from Default to stop any

outside logging in!!


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My girlfriend is currently having some issues with her network. We had a lot of issues on the initial install, but I think those have all been sorted out since her wireless internet was working fine for about a week. This morning, she could log and chat in AIM, but could not open any websites via Firefox or IE. I had her restart her comp and then all of the internet went away and she couldn't even connect to AIM anymore. She bypassed the router and connected directly to the internet (her apartment provides internet via numerous ethernet ports throughout the rooms, there's no modem) via the port in the wall and still nothing. It shows that there's a local connection, but no internet. She lives with two roommates and neither one of them were home at the time, so she couldn't check to see if they were still getting a signal. I believe they are because one of her roommates appears to be on Facebook at the moment.

Anyway, I did a bit of Googling and came across some similar issues and the problem seemed to be a virus, spyware or her firewall. She's currently running an AVG computer scan while she's at class to check for viruses and I'm going to have her install Ad-Aware to check for spyware when she gets back. Are there any other suggestions anyone can give me? At this point in time, I have no idea what the issue is and it's sort of stretched to the limit of my networking knowledge. I'm working on getting some more information as to w... Read more

Answer:Wireless and Wired Networking Issues - AIM Works, No Websites

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I bought a Belkin G Wireless Router about 8 months back.

Starting a few weeks ago, I've had to set a static IP address to my recently built computer (sitting at right now) for it to not disconnect every few minutes.

I then noticed that no wireless devices (tested with 2 Laptops and Ipod Touch) could connect. If I restarted the router and did NOT connect anything to it, it would connect with local access only. If I attempt to set the router up using the CD that came with the packaging, it claims it cannot connect to the internet, and then proceeds to actually kick me off the net.

Does anyone have any clue what coulda caused this?

As far as I know, I've not changed anything.

Answer:Cannot connect to Wireless, but wired works fine, with kinks

Which OS? Is the NIC adapter (USB, PCI, PC-Card Bus, miniPCI (onboard))

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Edit:: Solved. Issue related to driver for network adapter.
:: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R Rev 2,
Many thanks to etaf!

I have been using a wireless USB adapter to connect to the internet, but it drops the connection at random times. I decided to run a wired connection to the router, but I can't seem to get it to work. The first time I tried I got this: "Error 651: Your modem (or other connecting device) has reported an error." So I looked it up.

The main things I found were a Windows 7 bug with the file raspppoe.sys and a problem with Virtual PC. I am running Windows 7, but do not have Virtual PC. The suggested fix was to replace raspppoe.sys with a "working" one from vista. I downloaded it from the Microsoft site and replaced the file. Now I get "Error 797: A connection to the remote access server was not made because the modem was not found." I am still able to connect via wireless.

CMD ipconfig /all with the wireless:
Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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Answer:Solved: Wireless works, wired doesn't - Same computer

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H'Okay, So I'm trying to hook up the internet to two computers.
One computer(windows vista) is wired straight to a router.(This one--> )
The other(Windows XP) is hooked up to one of those stick-internet-recievy-thingies. (This thing: )

So, the one with the stick thing works all nice and dandy, but the one that's hooked to the router won't work. A pop-up thing comes up and says that both computers have the same IP. But, I thought that was supposed to be how it worked with a router?

So... I have no idea what to do about this. : S


Answer:Internet problem, wireless works, wired doesn't?

All devices on a network must have a unique IP address. If you have assigned one or both a static IP address then change it/them. If both are using dynamic addressing then shut them both down and unplug the router. Then plug in the router followed by booting the computers.

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I have a strange situation. i have a Linksys wireless-g router I have a laptop, with windows 2008 server on it, named "DAVEG" with ip, with both ethernet & wireless adapter, with only the wireless adapter enabled (no ethernet cable) i have a desktop, with windows xp on it, named "DAVE_DESKTOP" with ip, with both ethernet & wireless adapter, with both connected to my home router I have both my desktop and laptop local drives shared, and can access them with the "\\xxxx" notation in start-run in either direction, with the wireless adapter enabled on my laptop, not with only the wired connection. when i have my wireless adapter enabled on my laptop, i can both ping my desktop by IP and by name, and the same goes for pinging my laptop IP and host name- both work. when i have my wireless adapter disabled on my laptop, i can only ping my desktop by IP, not by host name - and the same for my pinging my laptop from my desktop - only the ping by IP works. any ideas why? also of note, is that when i do a tracert in either direction, the address of the router ( does not show as one of the hops. My guess is this is due to APIPA, but that really a problem that I'm aware of. also, i am able to ping internet addresses both by IP or URL from the laptop regardless of which connection is enabled. Thanks

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I just upgraded to Windows 7 ultimate from windows 7. It is a clean install. I have attempted to download all relevant drivers, including wireless adapters. My wired connection works fine, however, my wireless connection does not work. The troubleshoot claims that DNS is a possible issue. I have powered off and on all router and modem equipment to no avail. Any new ideas?

Answer:Upgraded to Windows 7 ultimate. Wired works but wireless does not

Quote: Originally Posted by polishbeans

I just upgraded to Windows 7 ultimate from windows 7. It is a clean install. I have attempted to download all relevant drivers, including wireless adapters. My wired connection works fine, however, my wireless connection does not work. The troubleshoot claims that DNS is a possible issue. I have powered off and on all router and modem equipment to no avail. Any new ideas?

You will need to post a screen shot of your ipconfig/all so we can see what's going on with your network interface.

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I have my internet hooked up to a DSL Modem and a Wireless Router. But I had configured the Wireless Router wrong that I couldn't connect to it using a WiFi. I was going to reconfigure it but the Netgear Router was outdated that their reconfiguring URL no longer existed. So I went out and got a *NEW* Netgear Router. Prior to the *NEW* Router I had a Laptop and a PC connected via DSL Cable connected in the Wireless Router. Now with the *NEW* Router I had just purchased I connected everything just like I had done with my previous Router. Wireless Connect works great but I can't connected using the DSL Cable connection. It does not respond. I tried connecting the cables to different ports but it didn't work. My PC mainly needs the wired connection cuz it's where I play my Online games. I tried playing with my Wireless connect but it lags very bad. Can someone help me figure out how to get the wired connections to work ??

Wireless Router : Netgear N600 Wireless and Dual Band Router

Answer:Solved: Wireless Connection works but Wired not working ?

how many pcs are connected by wire?

lets see an ipconfig /all with just the cable connected
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 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 to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will be highlighted
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy
Now go back to the forum - reply and then right click in the reply box and paste

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I have no idea what I have done to my computer.
For a reason i will keep to myself, I recently booted my computer from a Slax cd. When I rebooted my computer to Windows, I lost all of my internet connectivity on my desktop. My ISP is Verizon (FiOS) and I have the ActionTek router that they supply. Every other connection through the ActionTek router works. I am currently using a laptop that is wirelessly connected to the ActionTek, and I am able to connect to XBox Live using a wired connection to the router.

The operating system of the internet-less computer is Vista.
Below are some screenshots that may be helpful.
So far I've tried: repairing the connection with Vista, resetting my router, and uninstalling and reinstalling my network card from device manager.
Please help.


Answer:Solved: wired only connection issue, wireless works

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