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Question: DNS problem on one laptop, other computers on network working

[Resolved] DNS problem on one laptop, other computers on network working

I returned home for the holidays with my laptop running Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. When I connect to the wireless network, my laptop reports that it is connected with internet access, but there is no browsing capability at all. P2P works, Steam works, but Chrome/Firefox/Steam browser give me the "This webpage is not available" page, telling me that the DNS lookup failed. All the other computers at home are working happily.

My settings were to obtain an IP address and DNS server address automatically. nslookup said DNS request timed out. It didn't work with the wireless or the wired internet with an ethernet cable.

I set up another network by using my iPhone as a hotspot to make sure it wasn't an issue with all connections, and my computer could browse just fine using the iPhone hotspot. But it didn't work with my home connection.

The first thing I tried was to use openDNS's DNS addresses (208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220) with my home connection. It still failed, and nslookup gave the same "DNS request timed out."

I reset the modem/router (it's combined, unfortunately) to factory settings and tried directly connecting with an ethernet cable again. It worked for half a second and I opened 2 webpages before it stopped and gave the DNS errors again. I tried the wireless internet and it still didn't work.

I can connect to the modem/router. I made a guest network just to try it, and I got DNS errors again. When I reconnected to my primary network, it worked for half a second again, then stopped.

My next attempt to fix it was going to the cmd prompt and typing ipconfig /release then ipconfig /renew. I restarted my computer and tried again, but I still received the same errors, with P2P working like before.

I turned off my firewall and tried, but it still didn't work.

Then I tried ipconfig /registerdns, restarted my computer and tried again. Still didn't work.

At this point, IPv6 has been disabled, but it's still not working.

I restarted the modem/router multiple times, but it does nothing to alleviate the problem.

I have Microsoft Security Essentials, did a scan, nothing detected.

Also tried System Restore to two days ago, got an error about how it failed.

Summary:
Using openDNS address.
Turned off IPv6
ipconfig /release ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /registerdns
no virus/trojan
system restore failed

None of the above worked. Other computers at home using the ISP's provided DNS server work. My computer works with other connections, but not my home network.

Is there anything else I can try?

Thanks in advance.

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Answer: DNS problem on one laptop, other computers on network working

Fe3C said:





Summary:
Using openDNS address.
Turned off IPv6
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /registerdns
no virus/trojan
system restore failed

None of the above worked.
Other computers at home using the ISP's provided DNS server work[1].
My computer works with other connections, but not my home network.Click to expand...

Good work. The router is fine[1] so don't fuss with it anymore.

Look for an updated driver for your WiFi adaptor.

On any working system run IPCONFIG /ALL and compare it to the results on the failing system. Look for missing Gateway address or IP address like 169.x.y.z

Some concern re failing system restore, but that's not a networking problem per se.

Work on a wired network first and then move to wifi.
Empty all manual settings on the LAN Connection (get properties, scroll to tcp/ip, click property button - - check ALL tabs; delete everything.

You should be able to PING 8.8.8.8 and then PING google-public-dns-a.google.com.
This shows the LAN adaptor has connectivity and DNS resolution.

Now do the very same sequence with your WiFi connection.
Disconnection from the router and then reconnect.
Inspect IPCONFIG /ALL again to look for valid IP addr, gateway addr and valid DNS settings. (not the OpenDNS you had before).

ping 8.8.8.8 ; if this doesn't work, then the WiFi settings are invalid even before DNS is an issue.

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Networking of three computers not working.

Computers:

1) XP pro, service pack 3, workgroup name: DOMAIN, name=Main

2) XP pro, service pack 3, workgroup name: DOMAIN, name=Corner(New workstation just built to replace an older one)

3) Xp Pro, service pack 2, workgroup name: DOMAIN, name=Alcove

Each computer can ping each other by Name and by IP.

A Netgear prosafe 5 port Gigabit switch connects them.

All start as Administrator.

Printers attached to different ones (usb) can be seen and accessed by each one.

Internet access not important. When needed, a phone tether is used.

Modems installed and used in 1 + 2 for fax and dialing out.

Virus and firewalls off on all.

A folder was created and shared (Test) on (2) and can not be accessed by 1 or 3. It shows up via workgroup

computers \ Corner but can not be accessed by 1 or 3.

An error screen appears:

\\Corner\Test is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the

administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

Not enough server storage is available to process this command.

1 + 2 can access folders shared on 3.

My old workstation (2) worked fine.

Any help and suggestions to resolve this are appreciated.

Thank you!
 

Answer:Network 3 computers, XP Pro not working

What share permission does the folder on 2 have?
 

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Answer:Network Isn't Working - Computers Can't Connect Through This One

I'll bumb this for you, so the guys can take a look.
 

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hi guys, im working in a small hotel and im having a problem with our wireless network.
Some of our guest couldnt detect our wiless network and some of them can. I already ruled out the possibility of iterferance because i tried to bring one of my guest laptop in our server room but still couldnt detect the signal. I already did some basic trouble shooting like reseting the server and turning their wireless adapter on and off but still didnt work.

Most of their lap tops are running vista and they were brand new.(toshibas and hp's)

any suggestion will be greatly appreciated.

thanks,
Mark
 

Answer:wireless network not working with some computers

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Good Morning,

I am a teacher at a K-8 School and I have also been roped into being the go-to Tech Guy as well. Our building used to have a very old server that basically just served as a place for teachers to store files and not much else. We have just changed ISPs and decided that we no longer needed the server at all. I disconnected the server from the network and replaced the old ISP's modem with the new ISP's modem. At first, everything seemed OK. My computer and several other teachers' connected to the Internet with no problem. However, some of the computers in the building could not connect. We get error messages with "limited or no connectivity."
Part of me thought that perhaps the connections themselves are bad. However, when I take my laptop to classrooms with trouble connecting - mine connects easily using their cables. If I move their computers to my room, their laptops still won't connect.
I have put my computer side-by-side with another one to make sure the settings were the same (auto-detect IP, DNS, etc.) and can't find differences. This problems is affecting our Windows 7, Vista, and XP computers the same.

I would appreciate any thoughts about what to try next.

Thanks in advance!
 

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Hi all, I've been having some issues with Remote Desktop Connections, and I can't seem to find an answer after googling and looking through previous threads. Hoping to hear everyone's thoughts on what I may be missing out on.

Situation
There are 5 computers within my work place -
Desktop (D), connected via LAN cable
Spare laptop (S), connected to wifi
Laptop 1,2,3 (1,2,3), connected via LAN cable and wifi

I hope to remotely control the desktop unit D from the Spare unit S, but when I try to I encounter the standard error: "Remote Desktop can't connect to the remote computer for one of these reasons". I am able to remotely connect to D using Laptops 1-3, but unfortunately these 3 laptops are often used for other reasons so I would still need to use S most of the time.

Between Laptops 1-3 and S, S seems to be able to remotely connect to laptop 3, but the same error appears for laptops 1 and 2.

Connecting from D to the other units, the standard error appears in each scenario. I find this strange but it's not important; I do not have to remotely control the laptops from my desktop.
When I try to ping the various units, this was what I observed.
S ping to D : timed out
1,2,3 ping to D: 0% lost
S ping to 1: 0% lost
S ping to 2: timed out
S ping to 3: 0% lost

In the other direction,
D ping to 1,3: 0% lostt
D ping to 2: timed out
D ping to S: timed out

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Answer:Laptop not seeing other computers on network

I would check to see that the laptop name and workgroup are as you had them set.

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Hi.
We have five PC's with 3 running XP and two new ones on Windows 7. Since we have had it, abet only 2 days the network has been running fine on my Windows 7 X64 to both the other Windows 7 and XP systems and I was able to copy across the network, etc with no problems.

I was away from the X64 for a time and it went into Sleep mode and on waking I no longer have a network. Nothing has changed on my settings or the other PC's.

I have found various things that people have tried to fix this, homegroups, sharing, etc and either nothing works or they are too technical for me.

It's very frustrating, would appreciate any help people can offer. Please note, instructions in laymans terms would be great .

Thanks,
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Answer:Network of computers with mixed operating systems was working now not

Believe me I'm no Homegroup or network person but just try rebooting all systems. The setting just my go back to where they were.

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I have been playing the game http://games.wode.com/kabauble.php pretty much every day for the past few years. Today it stopped working for me. I have checked and the game is working for other people.

We have two Windows 10 computers on a network and it won't run on either pc.

Using Chrome, I can bring up the welcome screen but when I try to play the game, the game board doesn't load. I get "Error connecting to server", then "Loading" but the day's game does not load. I get a similar effect with Firefox. With Safari, I can get as far as the game board for the day with letter tiles which I can move, but I can't rotate them or type anything in.

I have reinstalled Flash. I have emptied my cache in Chrome (which is the browser I have been using to access the game). We have restarted the router. Our broadband provider, Sky, says there is no problem with broadband in our area.

Chrome has not been working well lately (I can't use it to shop at Tesco, I have to use Firefox) and my system is having serious slowdowns due to Microsoft utitilities. I'm not sure that's the issue, though, as the other computer on the laptop can't play the game either.

If anyone has any suggestions I would be grateful.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
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Answer:Flash game stopped working on both computers in network

The power of the post. It is now working. Sorry to waste anyone's time.
 

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I have a wireless network with three computers, two xp pc's and a laptop running vista. After trying to install TVersity my laptop can no longer see the other computers in the network (nor can they see the laptop).

When I go to Manage Network Connections the network connection is not displayed.

The following is what I get when I run the ipconfig command:

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

C:\Users\Mark>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1A-6B-BE-70-07
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Belkin
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-13-E8-7D-19-63
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::3d4b:7d0e:fffc:60a6%9(Preferred)
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Answer:Solved: laptop can't see other network computers

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Answer:WAN helpunable to view any network computers with my laptop

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What should I be checking?
Simon

Answer:Unable to see wifi network on laptop but can on other computers

Make sure wifi is enabled on laptop, some have a small (almost invisible) switch on one of the edges - others use a combination of Ctrl and F key, like Ctrl/F4 for instance.

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Windows 10 laptop cannot access network computers

Network setup: W10 laptop(Home, v1607 but problem was even before v1511) connected via either Ethernet or wireless to a TP-link MR3420 router( firewall disabled). W10 tablet (Pro, v1511), wireless. W7 desktop Ethernet connected. Internet is provided via a separate LTE router connected to the TP-link. Buffalo NAS LS220 connected via cable to TP-link.

Problem: cannot access other computers or NAS on my home network from my w10 laptop (\\COMPUTERNAME or \\IP-address makes no difference). Also, The laptop itself cant be accessed from other computers. Other computers can see the laptop but generate 0x70080035 (windows cannot access...) when I click on the laptop. The same happens when trying to access other computes from the laptop. The laptop can see the tablet but not the W7 desktop. If I enable/disable SMB1 in the NAS, or create a new folder in the NAS, I can sometimes get the NAS visible from the laptop until next reboot, however I can never browse the shared folders. This was possible from the laptop a few weeks ago before the problems started. There has never been any problem to access the webGUI:s for the router or NAS from the laptop. The tablet, W7desktop & NAS has no problem accessing each others folders.

I have spent many days on this and lost track of all suggested fixes & registry hacks that I have tried without success, but below is a list of some things tested:

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Answer:Windows 10 laptop cannot access network computers

I wish I had an answer for you. I have the same problem, as of upgrade to the latest BIG update. I do not see any of the computers on the network.

I have not tried to connect to my laptop with other computers, but I can connect to it on my phone.

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Hi, I have a small network setup with 3 (1 XP and 2 Win7) laptops and one desktop (Win 7). All machines can see shared files/folders with each other. Everything was working fine. Suddenly, yesterday, the XP laptop stopped seeing all the Win 7 machines and the win7 machines stopped seeing the XP laptop. I have no problem pinging each PC and pinging the gateway on the XP and Win7 machines., but they can't see each other. What can I do?
 

Answer:Solved: XP laptop stopped seeing all computers on network

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I recently upgraded my upstairs desktop (formerly Windows 7) and my laptop (formerly Windows 8.1) to Windows 10. Since then I have spent hours and hours trying to get them visible to each other on my home private network (no homeGroup).

I have a total of 3 computers on my network, upstairs desktop (W 10), downstairs desktop (W XP Home) and laptop (W 10). I have now been successful in getting the two desktops to see each other and share files and printing. My laptop on the other hand has been a different story.

1. The laptop sees the upstairs desktop computer but not the downstairs desktop computer. When I try to access files on the upstairs desktop I get an error and run the troubleshooter and it comes up with "One or more network protocols are missing on this computer" "Windows Sockets registry entries for network connectivity are missing". I can get to the internet on the laptop with no problem.

2. If I turn the upstairs desktop and laptop off, boot up the laptop FIRST and then the upstairs desktop, everything works fine, but as soon as I turn the laptop off and restart I get the same issues of not seeing the downstairs desktop and file accessing of the upstairs desktop becomes an issue.

Any ideas or help would be appreciated!

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I have looked through many posts here on this topic, but haven't really found an answer for my situation...

My two desktop computers see each other and share files and printers with no problems at all through a DLink DI524 router.

My new laptop however, cannot see the other computers at all to share files with them. It surfs the net fine, but cannot access the desktop computers which are networked.

I have checked that all three computers are using the same workgroup: Codling Network.
I am able to ping both of the other desktop computers from my laptop.
Here is my ipconfig /all printout from my laptop:

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

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

Windows IP Configuration

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

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Eth
ernet NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0F-B0-A4-6E-70

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network
Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-13-CE-B1-B2-81
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I recently upgraded my upstairs desktop (formerly Windows 7) and my laptop (formerly Windows 8.1) to Windows 10. Since then I have spent hours and hours trying to get them visible to each other on my home private network (no homeGroup).

I have a total of 3 computers on my network, upstairs desktop (W 10), downstairs desktop (W XP Home) and laptop (W 10). I have now been successful in getting the two desktops to see each other and share files and printing. My laptop on the other hand has been a different story.

1. The laptop sees the upstairs desktop computer but not the downstairs desktop computer. When I try to access files on the upstairs desktop I get an error and run the troubleshooter and it comes up with "One or more network protocols are missing on this computer" "Windows Sockets registry entries for network connectivity are missing". I can get to the internet on the laptop with no problem.

2. If I turn the upstairs desktop and laptop off, boot up the laptop FIRST and then the upstairs desktop, everything works fine, but as soon as I turn the laptop off and restart I get the same issues of not seeing the downstairs desktop and file accessing of the upstairs desktop becomes an issue.

Any ideas or help would be appreciated!

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Windows 10 laptop cannot access network computers

Network setup: W10 laptop(Home, v1607 but problem was even before v1511) connected via either Ethernet or wireless to a TP-link MR3420 router( firewall disabled). W10 tablet (Pro, v1511), wireless. W7 desktop Ethernet connected. Internet is provided via a separate LTE router connected to the TP-link. Buffalo NAS LS220 connected via cable to TP-link.

Problem: cannot access other computers or NAS on my home network from my w10 laptop (\\COMPUTERNAME or \\IP-address makes no difference). Also, The laptop itself cant be accessed from other computers. Other computers can see the laptop but generate 0x70080035 (windows cannot access...) when I click on the laptop. The same happens when trying to access other computes from the laptop. The laptop can see the tablet but not the W7 desktop. If I enable/disable SMB1 in the NAS, or create a new folder in the NAS, I can sometimes get the NAS visible from the laptop until next reboot, however I can never browse the shared folders. This was possible from the laptop a few weeks ago before the problems started. There has never been any problem to access the webGUI:s for the router or NAS from the laptop. The tablet, W7desktop & NAS has no problem accessing each others folders.

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We have 2 desktops and one laptop all running windows 10. I had to do a Windows reset on the laptop a few days ago after installing Malawarebytes 3 trial version. Since then, I haven?t been able to connect the laptop to either of the PC?s, or the PC?s to the laptop. The PC?s do connect to each other and there were no problems before the reset.

Nothing else has changed. I?ve read of many with the same problem except they could connect one way, but not the other. Everyone seems to have found a different solution. There are too many variables for me. I?ve always had this mental block about networking and never quite grasped the whole Homegroup thing, so I?m confused about what goes where.
I have tried several things to no avail and have gathered info on all 3 devices below, however I haven?t been working with PC1, just the other 2 to try to figure this out. IP address are what I assume constitutes the same address: xxx.xxx.xxx.4, xxx.xxx.xxx.5, xxx.xxx.xxx.7). All matching except last digit. Router is completely different.

PC1 - husbands desktop named OWNER-HP, Win10 up to date
PC2 ? my desktop named GENA-PC, Win10 up to date, 4 users (Gena, Guest, Business, Backup), Windows sign on options ? Microsoft password, PIN
PC3 ? laptop named LAPTOP, Win10 up to date, 4 users (Gena xxxx, Gordon, Presentation, test), Windows sign on options ? local password, PIN (same as above PIN)

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Answer:Laptop no longer connects to other computers on home network

I found a bit more. The laptop is looking for an old network. I tried to add the current one, but it doesn't see it.

The first one is from the laptop, 2nd one from my PC2. I went to device manager and tried to update the wireless network adapter. It said it was up to date. I went to Dell and ran a check on my machine with this result: Product not tested for Windows 10 upgrade

Dell is not testing or developing Windows 10 drivers for this product. If you choose to upgrade, some features, applications, and connected devices may not work as expected.

All worked fine after installing Win10 last spring/summer. There was an update just before all this happened. Could that be it? If so, is there anything I can do to get connectivity back? I'm able to connect to the Internet, just not the home network. Not sure how all that differs.
(Oh, I also realized none of the 3 computers are on a Homegroup.)

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I just got a laptop for work, but can't get it to find our server so I can get to work files. If I use the RDC, I can get on the server.
I want to map the network drive so I have access to my work files no matter where I am at.
I know the IP to get on my work desktop from home, and i can connect directly to the server via RDC from home too.

How do I get my laptop to map a network drive when it can not find the server in the network?

Thanks
 

Answer:Laptop Connects to Wifi, Cannot find Network Computers

Are you using Windows? It sounds like you need to turn on network discovery. I've included a screen shot of what it should look like.
 

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Hello all! Like the title says, whenever I hop on the internet via WiFi my brother's computer and the family computer get very slow internet with high ping and low frame rate, even though I have great internet and ping of 60 or so. The Issue might be worse if I am downloading or playing games online, I am not 100% sure. My laptop is the one in my profile specs, and is about 25 feet from router/modem. My brother's computer is a Homemade desktop about 50-60 feet away from router/modem. The family computer is a desktop that is next to the router/modem and connected via Ethernet cable. They both have great connections and low ping except when I am on, no matter what they are doing, even when my brother is playing World of Warcraft online and someone is surfing or watching videos on the family computer. As soon as I hop on my brother's ping will jump to 700ms+, often 999ms+, and the family computer slows to a crawl, but I can play games and whatever as normal with only rare spikes to a max of 200ms. This has been going on for awhile now. basically ever since I got this laptop. The old laptop I used to use never caused this. Please help me know what is causing this. Thanks!
 

Answer:Whenever I use internet on laptop all other computers on network get high latency

QoS set on the router.
Outdated firmware for the router.
Outdated driver for wireless adapter.
To many running applications that need/utilize the internet on your laptop.
Malware/Virus on your laptop.
 

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My router is supplying IPv6 to all the LAN clients in my house. In particular, IPv6 is working on my Windows 10 desktop computer, but not this laptop. This laptop is a Windows 10 Pro OS, and I don't see IPv6 connectivity when I look at the connection in the Network and Sharing Center. When I look at the network adapter (wired) properties, it shows that IPv6 is enabled in the networking software.

The laptop used to have IPv6 connectivity with Windows 10 before I installed the giant threshold 2 update last night, now IPv6 not working on the laptop.

Any ideas of what I can do to diagnose the problem with the laptop? I've run the Windows troubleshooters, and they don't find any problems (of course). Even my Apple and Android mobile clients have IPv6 connectivity.

Thanks!

Answer:IPv6 not working on laptop, works on other computers on LAN

Never mind, my desktop was telling me that it had IPv6 access when it had actually lost that. Rebooted router and IPv6 is back, and so are both of my Windows 10 systems.

Sorry.

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Hi,

I've been having this particular problem as stated above in the topic for quite a while now. There are 4 computers in my house that connects to the internet through my computer. (wireless)

Internet access is available to 3 of the wireless clients, but my father and brother will not be able to access the internet when I have my laptop connected. It says limited connectivity when this happens to both their laptop and computer.

I'm using a D-Link 524 Wireless Router.

Can anyone help me on this issue here?

Thanks!
 

Answer:Computers in my network are unable to access internet when my laptop is connected

Describe your network.

What kind of internet access do you have? How is the router connected to your computer? Are you using ICS, bridging, or some other software?

You say that 4 computers are getting internet access through your computer, but mention 3 using wireless that have internet access and 2 others that do not. How is the 5th computer getting internet access?
 

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I have a desktop (XP) and a laptop (Vista) and a linksys wireless router wrt54g. I connected my modem to the router, and connected the router to my desktop with a regular network cable. I found the wireless router with my laptop. But I cannot get on the internet with either computer. Any help?
 

Answer:Network problem with my computers

Sign into the router...is it getting IP, Gateway and DNS from the DSL/cable modem?
 

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A friend asked me for help setting up a shared printer on his laptop. The printer is connected to his desktop and shared on the network. The laptop cannot connect to the desktop. I narrowed it down to this, the desktop can ping the laptop, but the laptop cannot ping the desktop. I have been out of IT too long to remember all the steps I could take. The laptop is winxp home connecting on wifi and the desktop is wired. They can both connect to the internet and are on the same network with the same workgroup. I tried disabling the firewall and antivirus, but no luck. Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Problem where both computers cannot see each other on network.

Turn on file and printer sharing?

Give them the same Workgroup name?
 

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So I am having a problem where I can't see any of my homes XP Computers in the My Network Places Folder on my new Vista Laptop and I can't see the Laptop on any of the XP Computers. However if I use Run and type \\(ipaddress) I can access the files on it just fine. So for some reason they aren't showing up in the My Network Places Folder, is there any reason for that? And does anyone know how I can fix it.

If worst comes to worst I can just create a makeshift My Network Places Folder and put shortcuts to the \\ipaddress's of the XP computers. But I would really like to figure this out.

If you need any more information feel free to ask and I will happily provide.
 

Answer:Problem Seeing Network Computers in Explorer.

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Went to help out a mate with his small business network which comprises of only two computers, both using Windows 98. The problem is that one computer can see the others files through network neighbourhood, however the other computer can not access the others files.

My friend got this problem after moving to a new office and re-connecting the network. However prior to this, the network worked fine at the previous location.

I'm not sure if this is causing the problem, but the computer in subject had a virus at one stage. Various files were deleted and windows picks up on start up that Wininit.exe is corrupt. Does this application have anything to do with it?

Thanking you in advance, thanks so much for taking the time out.

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Answer:Unusual Network Problem - between 2 computers

Goto this site, and follow all of the information on the page:

http://www.pchell.com/virus/wininit.shtml

Do a full virus scan on the other computer that you are connecting to aswell. This virus stops you from viewing files on a network.

There is also an automatic cleaner on this website. After doing the clean search for the wininit.exe on both computers, if its there delete it.

Hope this helps
 

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Hello everyone,

I have a wired home network with 3 desktop computers. When one user is playing an on-line game and another user on a different comp tries to join SAME game, it will either boot off the first user or not allow second user to connect. Specs:

Network Cable Router;
Linksys Model NR041 4 port
Second users comp;
P4 2.4B
PC-Chips M960GV MoBo
MSI gForce 6600 128 Vid Card
1.5 Meg Ram
80 Gig hard drive
Specs for Computer user #1 is attached with my sig when I post this request for assistance.
 

Answer:Wired network computers.......problem

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Problem occurred within last two weeks. Something along the lines of uninstalling/installing Nod32 antivirus or updating Windows.

Router = Linksys WRT160N V2

ISP = Cox Cable Modem

Computer A = Windows Vista Home (main computer)
Computer B = Windows XP Home

I lost internet connection within the last 2 weeks for both PCS. After a combination of ipconfig /release - ipconfig /renew. Unplugging Cable modem and Router. Uninstalling - reinstalling Nod32 antivirus. Restoring Windows. Also resetting Router options. I am now able to get onto internet but with one huge mind boggling problem.

When both computers are off and I turn on Computer A, it cannot connect to internet. When I then turn on Computer B, Computer A then CAN connect to Internet. Computer B however cannot connect to internet.

So pretty much to be typing this post right now I need to keep two computers on so that just one can be on the internet.

Any ideas? I cannot figure this out :cry
 

Answer:Network problem 2 computers 1 with internet

Hello NoFate,

It's almost as if computer B. is acting as a proxy or perhaps something in the arp cache however, it's hard to make this determination without knowing what your setup looks like.

1. Is the router Internet connection directly connected to your cable modem?

2. Are both of the computers each connected to their individual ether connection in the back of the router?

3. When you turn on computer A., what IP does it receive?

4. When you turn on computer B., what IP address does it receive?
 

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Here is my problem. My cable modem is connected to my main D-Link router and my main desktop computer is connected to it. I hard-wired my new Linksys router in my bedroom to my main router. My desktop is running Win XP and my laptop Win 7.

Now, if my laptop is connected to the D-Link router, it can see my desktop computer, but not when it's connected to the Linksys. I have kept the same workgroup name and everything. My goal is to share files between the two computers, but I can't do that since they are not seeing each other.

Can someone please help me? Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:Problem seeing other computers in the local network

Did you do any configuration of the Linksys router?

Do these steps on both computers

Hold windows key +R

Then type cmd

type ipconfig /all
Post the output from both computer here please
 

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I was just running some bandwidth tests on my two main computers. I'm using DSL Reports tests and CNET's tests. My main system with GigE is only getting about 1500/250 and my test machine with 10/100 is getting 2800/250. I really dont understand at all.

I'm on Adelphia Cable with 3000/384. I have a Linksys router and a Linksys 8 + 1 Switch. 8 (10/100 ports) and 1 Gig port. I have my main system with GigE NIC hooked in to the GigE port on the switch. My whole house is wired with CAT5e.

I just did everything imaginable to make my system faster. Defrag, Deleting stuff, Spybot, Anti-Virus, . . .etc.

Any thoughts? Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Problem: DL/UL Speeds with Different Computers - Same Network

do there tweak test, and do what it recomends. you can get DRTCP from there site also to help with the changes it suggests. on dsl reports site
 

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I just bought a new Windows 10 laptop, and I have (successfully) connected/shared my old Windows 7 laptop to my Windows 10 laptop (via an Ethernet cable) so that I can copy files from the old to the new. An odd problem has occurred: When attempting to copy some folders (e.g., "My Pictures", "My Music"), only a portion of the existing files are getting copied. When I look at the "Properties" of the folder on my old computer, I see the true folder size and number of files in that folder. However, when I view the properties of that same folder on my new computer (via the shared network; and before I initiate any copying to the new computer), the folder size and number of files is far less. For other folders I've shared between the two computers, all files are present and accounted for (e.g., "My Documents"). For the folders on my old laptop where the folder size and file count don't match what I see on the new laptop, I have "unshared" those folders and "re-shared" them to see if that made any difference, and it didn't (even after rebooting both laptops). Any ideas why I'm not seeing the same folder size and number of files for the same folder when viewed on my old laptop and when viewed as a networked/shared folder on my new laptop (before any copying)?

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Ive got maybe 4 or 5 computers on my network. But I'm the only one without a firewall. Does this open up the other computers to risk? I figured that since they have a firewall they are protected and I am "unprotected" at my own risk. Does me being on a network with them and not having a firewall present a danger to the other computers and users?
 

Answer:Multiple computers on network. Some firewalled some not. Problem?

It depends. Are they using a hardware or software firewall? Does your traffic have to travel through the firewall to get to them? Also, are all machines on your network "trusted" by the firewall?
 

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I have a problem and I signed up here hoping someone could assist me.

I have 3 computers hooked up to a wireless network. No computers are hard-wired to the router/modem. My computers are:

Dell running Windows 98
Dell running Windows XP Professional
Mac Powerbook G4 running OS X

From the Dell running Windows XP, I can print to the HP Printer connected to the Dell running Windows 98. I am not able to print from the Windows 98 computer to the HP printer connected to the computer running Windows XP. I am unable to print ANYWHERE (to any printer) on the Mac Powerbook.

I don't know what to do. Can someone point me in the right direction?

Thanks,

Dana
 

Answer:Wireless network printer problem, 3 computers

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Would like to find out why I cannot see a hard drive on another computer on my home network.
Here is the background. I took and put a SSD as C: drive on a HP Pavilion and put that HD (ST750LM022 HN-M7) into the CD drive bay which makes the HD drive D:. Did the share of that drive, right click on D:, Share with>Advance sharing> Advance Sharing>Permissions>Everyone.
In the box Permissions for Everyone, checked all boxes.
Went to my main desktop (Gigabyte) & opened Windows Explorer. Can see 4 computers that are on, Gigabyte, Basement, Lenovo and the Pavilion. Click on Pavilion and I see D: & Users. Click on D: and get Network Error box, Windows cannot access \\Pavilion-pc\d You do not have permissions to access \\Pavilion-pc\d. Contact your network administrator to request access. I am network administrator but do not know how to fix this.
Another thing I did was go to ?Basement? computer & opened Windows Explorer. Clicked on Pavilion and it shows D:. Click on D: and I can see what is on that drive. Can open any file like a Word doc.
Gigabyte is running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit.
Lenovo is running Windows 7 Home. When I open Windows Explorer I see the 4 computers. Click on Pavilion and get the same as the Gigabyte. Cannot see what is on D:.
Basement is running Windows 8.1
Pavilion is running Windows 8.1
I bet this is going to be something that I have overlooked and will be an easy fix for someone that knows what they are doing.
Thank you for the help

Answer:home network problem seeing drive by other computers

What Firewall/Internet Security software are you running?

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I just bought a new Windows 10 laptop, and I have (successfully) connected/shared my old Windows 7 laptop to my Windows 10 laptop (via an Ethernet cable) so that I can copy files from the old to the new. An odd problem has occurred: When attempting to copy some folders (e.g., "My Pictures", "My Music"), only a portion of the existing files are getting copied. When I look at the "Properties" of the folder on my old computer, I see the true folder size and number of files in that folder. However, when I view the properties of that same folder on my new computer (via the shared network; and before I initiate any copying to the new computer), the folder size and number of files is far less. For other folders I've shared between the two computers, all files are present and accounted for (e.g., "My Documents"). For the folders on my old laptop where the folder size and file count don't match what I see on the new laptop, I have "unshared" those folders and "re-shared" them to see if that made any difference, and it didn't (even after rebooting both laptops). Any ideas why I'm not seeing the same folder size and number of files for the same folder when viewed on my old laptop and when viewed as a networked/shared folder on my new laptop (before any copying)?

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Hello. I'm new to the forum (great concept, BTW) and am hoping you can manage to solve my problem. I'm a relative technical novice so please feel free to use plain english where possible I've browsed the forums looking for similar problems to mine and the closest threads are 46682, 44825 and 46887 though they don't match up exactly .

Essentially the problem is this: I have recently purchased a Sony VAIO laptop running Win2000 Professional. I want to link it with two computers running Win98 in order to play multiplayer games over a LAN using IPX protocols (which are installed on all computers). I have managed this before on my old laptop which had Win98.

The history of the problem I am encountering now is this:
1) Computer A (Win 2000) can see and access all drives and folders on Computers B and C (both Win98).
2) Computers B and C can see my computer in Network Neighbourhood but cannot access the files/folders contained therein.
3) I altered Computer A's sharing information to a) Allow Full sharing to Everyone; b) remove $ endings from the drive letters
4) I put everyone into the same Workgroup (does this matter?)

At this stage there was no improvement. In desperation I tried playing around with the various Win 98 settings on the other two computers (ie I had no idea what I was doing but was hoping for the best!) I changed the Win98 computers to logon with Client for Microsoft Networks rather than their usual Windows logon. And then logged them on... Read more

Answer:LAN sharing problem in network with Win2000 and 2 Win98 computers

Have you try enabling the guest account on the W2K machine.
(goto my computer right click then go to manage. Under manage goto local users and groups. Under users you should see to account administrator and guest. double click on guest you should see a box check that said that the account is disable, uncheck that box. then click ok. then right click on the guest account again and select set password. Leave the password "BLANK") try it that way and see what happen.
 

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Hi. We have 3 computers connected to our router via cable and the network works just fine. Recently 2 friends of ours have joined our network with their laptops via wireless and it still worked fine. However, when another friend stopped by and wanted to connect (again via wireless) as soon as she connected to the router the whole network stopped working for everybody. I tried to give her a static IP so there wouldn't be a conflict anywhere but that didn't help. If I connected her through the cable, then everything was fine. But as soon as she tried wireless, the whole network stopped working again. None of the other computers cause this problem, just hers. Whenever she tries to connect, the network always stops working for everybody.
All the systems are win 7. the router is : cisco RangePlus Wireless Router, WRT110
 

Answer:network stops working when a laptop joins the network via wireless

Make sure she has the latest and correct wireless driver (from the laptop manufacturer's site if the adapter is integrated).
 

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Hello! After struggling for several hours on my own, I've decided to seek help on my networking problem. I will run down what caused the problem (aside from my own cluelessness) and the order of events. I have several screenshots I will post for the sake of clarity. My system specs are listed in my signature below. Dxdiag attachment is included if needed.

Current Problem:
a) My computer can only get online now if I input a static IP. Switching back to Dynamic IP setting gives me the Vista "unidentified network" error (I am still not very familiar with Vista as my computer is new).

b) My other two computers cannot get online at all now (much to my husband and daughter's discontent), whereas before I changed my ip to a static address they connected just fine.

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Sequence of events:

Initially I had only two computers on my home internet network: one connected directly to my Linksys router via ethernet cable, and one connected via wireless ethernet card.

When I got my new computer, I hooked it up to the router also, with an ethernet cable. For a short, glorious time, all three computers co-habited in peaceful DSL connectivity.

To shorten the story at this point, I decided to change my IP address to a static IP so as to port forward for a program. When I ran cmd and entered ipconfig /all to write down my ip info (current ip address, subnet mask, default gateway and DNS servers) I happen... Read more

Answer:Solved: Problem with switching back to dynamic IP - My other computers cannot see network now

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I recently purchased a new Thinkpad laptop. It failed to connect to my Belkin wireless router (limited or no connectivity message) even after I typed in the correct network key. When I turned off WEP protein through my old Dell, the new one can be connected. I then re-enact the protection through the new one using the same key. Now it can be connected under the encryption but the old one is left out. Any suggestions? Thanks.
 

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Hello,

I work in a company with almost 80 Windows 7 computer and another 200 or 250 Windows Xp computers in the domain, sometimes when users try to copy information to the File Server (Windows Server 2008) or to the network, the copy starts but never finish. It just stay there and the only way is to force the shut down to the computer and start over copying files one by one, this only happens in Windows 7 computers and does not always happen but it is very common

Is this a Know issue in Windows 7? What can be happening in our Network??

If I try to do the same copy locally on the computer the copy ends successfully, the problem only hapends when the copy is to the network (Just Windows 7 computers, Xp computers works fine)

Thank you all.

Answer:Windows 7 Domain Computers Problem with copies to network drives

I would like to suggest you update the network card driver and run Windows Update to install all the important updates first.

If it does not work, I also would like to suggest you disable the automatic adjustment for the TCP window size on the network to check the issue.

1. Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Accessories.
2. Right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as Administrator.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.

3. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled

4. Exit the Command Prompt window.
5. Restart the computer.


Thanks,
Suren

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I've always had bad luck with Network Sharing on my windows computers--always. And it makes VERY mad. I urgently need to transfer many, many files from computer to computer, and soon. I've tried just about everything, but to no avail. There are 3 other computers on the same network as mine, and they all show up for each other, but not on my computer (they don't show up for me, and I don't show up for them).

Network sharing is ON.
File sharing is ON.
Public folder sharing is ON.
My firewall is OFF.
Any anti-virus programs are OFF.

I just can't think of anything else. I read up that a few services need to be on, and those are ON too.

Can anyone please give me some assistance? My computer has Windows Vista Home Premium, and so do 2 of the other computer I'm trying to access. As far as I know, in the Network and Sharing Center, all the settings are the same as in the other computers, yet sill my computer is the only one not showing for them. If this makes any difference: I can see one of the other computers, but it's inaccessible--just gives error. It wasn't showing up earlier, and after messing around with stuff it started showing. Not that it made a difference).

I appreciate any help!

Thank you!

EDIT: Oh, and the workgroup names are all the same (WORKGROUP).

RE-EDIT: Wow... after wasting literally half my day on this, I finally figured it out. For those that might have the same problem: Turns out my ISP Firewall settings were messi... Read more

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We need to connect two laptop computers wireless at work
We have no router, so we decided to ad-hoc two computers...

Every computer has its own ethernet card connected to internet... so we don`t need to share internet connection

We will use wireless networking for file sharing, and games at home. so...

I configured two computers with same SSID an same key
and selected ad-hoc on both computers...

I see messages that, both computers have seen each other perfectly on system tray
But when i look at `view network connections on workgroup` i can only see my computer, and same problem on the other computer..
I waited 2 hours and refreshed but nothing happened..

Both computers running Windows Xp
and they are in the same workgroup...
Can anyone help??
PS: Sorry for my bad English..
 

Answer:Problem of wireless file sharing on two laptop computers

"But when i look at `view network connections on workgroup` i can only see my computer, and same problem on the other computer.."

Do you mean "View workgroup computers" from My Network Places? Try "Search" for the other computer. If still nothing, try restarting each computer. Try Search again.

If still nothing, and no error messages, we'll have to start troubleshooting.
 

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As the topic says, I'm having an issue where a computer on a network cannot see the other computer on the network.  It is able to connect to the internet, and I double-checked based on earlier threads and the network discovery IS ON.  This computer
is able to create a Homegroup and the other computer on the network is able to see the shared folders when it joins the homegroup, but I cannot create a homegroup on the
other computer and have this computer see it to join it.  The other computer sees this computer in Windows Explorer under Network, but as far as the problem computer is concerned, it is the only computer on the network.
Despite this, when I open up the Network Map, it shows both computers, the router, and the modem.

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Dear All,
Please help me to judge this issue.
I have problem with my laptop network port.
When i plug Network cable from Modem to my Laptop Network port, i always get No internet connection
and when i tried other laptop and the problem still persist..
At first time i thought maybe problem with Internet but last time, when i tried to plug network cable from Modem to Desktop network port, it working fine..

So Please let me know what is the problem of these two laptops?
One of my frequently laptop is specs:
-Windows 7 x64
-CPU Intel Core i7 4th
-RAM 32 GB
-Hard Disk drive 1 TB
-AVG internet security
-Malware byte..

P.S: Even i treid to uninstall AVG or Malware byte but not help.

Please help me.

Answer:Laptop Network Port not working

Hi from Seven forums,

Is this just one computer or all computers?

Have you changed the ethernet cable?

Also give us the make and model of modem?

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Hi, I'm trying to get my 8 year old laptop on line.I have a network card that I put into the side of the machine then attach the ethernet cable... with no joy!!! :-(I check the property setting such as 'broadband connection' and 'never dial a connection'...Any advise would be appreicated...Thanks

Answer:Network card in laptop not working

Have a look in Control Panel System Hardware Device Manager - is there a yellow triangle on the network card?If so you will need to install the drivers for the card.

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Unable to see home network computers in Windows Explorer Network screen.

I have a home network with 2 laptops and 1 desktop. The desktop I use as a "file server" in that all work done on the laptops is stored to the desktop. The desktop computer name is HAL. One laptop is fine and sees the network. The other just stopped seeing it; rebooted the laptop; rebooted HAL; did a number of refreshes without any luck. I opened EXCEL and found a worksheet that was listed that I knew was saved on HAL. Was able to open the file and when I tried the SAVE AS I could navigate through all of HAL just as normal. Went to Windows Explorer and still no HAL listed as a COMPUTER on the NETWORK. I have a internet connection so I know I am making it to the router at least. And when I check NETWORK AND SHARING CENTER it shows an active home network. The laptop is running Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 Build 7601. Thanks in advance for any help! George

Answer:Unable to see home network computers in Windows Explorer Network scree

Still working on the problem. Tried to do a system restore back to the point where everything was working. Still no HAL showing as a network computer; Excel now does not recognize the path that worked yesterday. But now I am able to create a shortcut that will take me to HAL on the network. Guess this is a good enough fix for right now. When I go to Windows Explorer, Network it still only shows the 2 laptops and not HAL......WHY????

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I am about to return this brand new computer running Vista since it won't connect to my exiting computers on my wireless network. It will however connect to the wireless netork to get out to the internet. Here is what I have:

Brand new computer runnig Vista home premium
Wireless netwrok external netgear ma101 connection that can see the internet (I am using it now).

It can see a windows 2000 computer as well as my laptop running Windows Xp but when I try to connect to those computers it gives me an error message. I googled this problem and disabled my firewalls. I created same user accounts on all with same passords. I also tried same user accounts with no password. neither works. Any suggestion before I return this? i relaly want to make Vista work since it at last looks different (I like new interface - makes my life more interesting - I know VERY SAD).

Any suggestions?
 

Answer:vista connecting tomy wireless network but not other computers on network

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Recently, 2 of the 4 computers went missing from the Network places. I can run ipconfig, and they show all the correct info. I can ping the missing computers from the ones that still see each other and get no response from the missing ones. All packets lost. On the other hand, I can get on one of the missing computers and ping the ones still networked and get 4 for 4 back. I've checked the workgroup names, file sharing, and endless other things. Any ideas of where to look next???
 

Answer:Network path not found. Network places missing 2 computers

what OS you are using
 

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Hi all!!

Having a bit of a nightmare with my new laptop, hope someone can help! I recently purchased a Samsung laptop, model number NP350E7C-A04UK on Windows 8, everything worked fine for the first few months, I actually love the machine! Haha. Unfortunately though, last week, the wireless internet decided to stop working. I've got no idea why this has happened, I have not updated or changed anything in the system. I can connect fine when I plug in an Ethernet cable and my phone connects to my internet through the wireless with no problem so I know the router is working properly. Now the laptop finds wireless networks and says they're available but when I try and connect it simply says 'unable to connect to this network'. I've tried all the usual suspects, updated the wireless driver, uninstalled and re-installed it, I even took my laptop to a mates to see if it would connect to theirs. None of these have worked. I am now officially out of ideas so I've decided to turn to people who clearly now far more than me about this sort of stuff!! Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated!

Cheers in advance guys!
 

Answer:Wireless network not working on new Samsung laptop...

Since you cannot connect to your router or other routers as well, I would recommend the following action for starters:

Disable your anti-virus and retest.
Boot into safe mode with networking and retest.

Let us know the results.
 

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I just got a new dell laptop. When i turn on the computer, it says i am connected to a wireless network,and i have a full signal. however, when i click on internet explorer, nothing comes up-not even a system message, let alone a website. also, on the bottom toolbar, there is an icon of two little computers and it says "a network cable is unplugged". please help. i can't figure out what's wrong. thanks.
 

Answer:HELP!! new laptop and wireless network but no working internet!

Click Start, Control Panel then Network Connections. You should have a Wireless connection there. Double click it. Click View Wireless Networks and you should have a wireless network there. If not click refresh network list on the left. If you do have one shown click on advanced settings then wireless settings. Click on Advanced make sure Any Available Network is checked. If more that one wireless network is showing you have to move your Up to the first position. Also do you have Wep Or Wap enabled? If so you would have to enter the key. Also make sure you are close to your wireless router when doing this to rule out a weak signal.
 

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Hi i have a sony vaio computer, i have had my linksys wireles G card for ages now and it has worked before, i had restored my comp a while ago and aint used it since, i installed the driver off of the website and when i go to device manager it says the device is not working properly (Code 10). Also when i plug it into the latop it gives 3 beeps.thanxs

Answer:laptop network card aint working

Hi are the beeps the same you can have one long and two short, if its 3 short beeps it could be that you have ram failure check and make sure its seated ok. click hereclick hereclick here for beep codes.

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Hey I have a Toshiba satellite c55-B
All of a sudden the laptop can't find a network and the audio also does not work
It was fine a few days ago and after installing new printer and restarting it stopped working
 

Answer:Laptop can't find network and audio not working

can you restore to a date before you installed the printer
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Restore PC to an Earlier Date & Time

Windows 10
http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4588-system-restore-windows-10-a.html
 

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After starting my Windows 8.1 laptop, if I go to the Control Panel\Network and Internet\View Network Computers and Devices, a device is listed that is not on my network.  It is listed as either a Ralink wireless client Model # RT286U or a full_ariel Model KFARWI and if I right click on the device and view the properties the Model #, Name, and MAC Address are shown. I checked the Device Manager and it was not listed in the Device Manager. Also, my router did not show it as an attached device. I have Win 8.1 laptop, a Win 7 laptop, an iphone, android phone, ipad, WD NAS, and HP wireless printer connected to a Netgear AC wireless router with MAC address filtering enabled. When I log into the router I have never seen either device mentioned above listed on the router list of attached devices nor do any of the devices I have on my network have the MAC address listed for either device.  After a short period of time the device disappears. I have set up my network as a private network.  My concerns are: Are the devices a security issue and can they access my network?  How come my computer detects them? The devices do not list either a work group or a network location so am I correct in assuming the devices are not connecting through my router? Is there anything I can do to prevent it from being detected?

Answer:Unknown Network Device in CP\View Network Computers, Dev.

Do you have a Kindle?  This (KFARWI) looks to be an Amazon Android device - of which the Kindle is the most common device (IMO).
Search Google for Amazon KFARWI

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1)
I have created an ad hoc wireless network by the name "Trial1" and created a network key as "letstry99".

Now I am trying to login to this network from other computer which is in the same room at 5 ft distance. This ad hoc network appears in the list of available networks. When I try to login, it asks for the network key. I provided network key and then confirmed it, now when I click connect, instead of getting connected to first computer I am getting pop up window mwssage.
In the title bar of the pop window it says "Wireless configuration"
In the message it reads "The network password needs to be 40bits or 104bits depending on your network configuration. This can be entered as 5 or 13 ascii characters or 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters."

Then I changed network key to "letstry99999" (i.e. exactly 13 ascii characters) and now I am able to connect to the ad hboc wireless network of first computer.

Does it mean that network key has to bne exactly 5 or 13 ascii characters and nothing else than that. If not, then "letstry99" network key has ascii characters between 5 and 13 ascii characters, then why am I getting this kind of message ?

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But now I can not browse files of fisrt computer from second computer or vice versa.

When I am connnected to ad hoic network and open network and sharing center, I see only one link "My computer -> internet" which is broken. Usually the link diagram ... Read more

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Hello, I have a two year old G570 Laptop.  Wireless adapter not working.  Wireless is switched on. I have uninstalled and reinstalled driver, removed battery and reinstalled and restarted twice,  No joy,  Driver is recognised and up to date.  Please help

Answer:G570 laptop wireless network adapter not working

Hi Hazeldonkin,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with Wifi on your Lenovo G570.
 
Have you checked installing Energy Management application and then press Fn+F5 to enable the wifi adapter.
 
Energy Management for Windows 7, Energy Management for Windows 8
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Hey guys,

I've been having a problem for a few days and have been looking everywhere for a solution with no luck thus far. I recently moved in with my girlfriend and my internet plan didn't include a router. Since she's not going to stay here for long (just til the end of the year), I've been routing the net from the cable modem through my laptop so all of our devices can be connected.
Problem started happening when she had to plug the cable on her laptop one day as I was away for uni and we simply cannot take the damn cable out of it. I'm working on getting a replacement one before I can try bruteforcing it, but I'm also worried that it might break the port.

In any case, we've been using her laptop as the router for the last few weeks, but somehow Virtual Router Manager doesn't work here (it fails to recognize the virtual mini port), so I'm manually routing it using the netsh wlan script. The problem is that it simply stopped working last week and I have no idea why.
The network is still being set succesfully and all devices can connect to it, but they can't connect to the internet. Doing a adapter troubleshooting, windows says it's because it doesn't have a valid IP connection. I've since looked for solutions for this online, but none of them fit my problem.

I've tried the netsh reset log commands with to no avail. The computer connected to the wired modem has perfect connection (I'm currently wri... Read more

Answer:Hosted Wifi Network (through laptop) suddenly not working

there is a little bit of plastic that needs to be pushed down to release the plug from the socket - I have had to use a screwdriver to push it down on some connections
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=ethernet+plug+clip&rlz=1C1CHBF_en-GBGB704GB704&espv=2&biw=1366&bih=643&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjri7XW-drOAhWlI8AKHcQyCIwQ_AUIBygC#imgrc=AO_cQvcZPOkWXM:

Make and model of the device she is using to connect to the internet - sounds like a router
 

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Hey guys,

I've been having a problem for a few days and have been looking everywhere for a solution with no luck thus
far. I recently moved in with my girlfriend and my internet plan didn't include a router. Since she's not going to stay here for long (just til the end of the year), I've been routing the net from the cable modem through my laptop so all of our devices can
be connected.
Problem started happening when she had to plug the cable on her laptop one day as I was away for uni and we
simply cannot take the damn cable out of it. I'm working on getting a replacement one before I can try bruteforcing it, but I'm also worried that it might break the port.

In any case, we've been using her laptop as the router for the last few weeks, but somehow Virtual Router Manager
doesn't work here (it fails to recognize the virtual mini port), so I'm manually routing it using the netsh wlan script. The problem is that it simply stopped working last week and I have no idea why.
The network is still being set succesfully and all devices can connect to it, but they can't connect to the
internet. Doing a adapter troubleshooting, windows says it's because it doesn't have a valid IP connection. I've since looked for solutions for this online, but none of them fit my problem.

I've tried the netsh reset log commands with to no avail. The computer connected to the wired modem has perfect
connection (I'm currently writing from it), it's just the hosted wifi that doesn't w... Read more

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I have somewhat similar problem to the one described in http://forums.techguy.org/networking/666848-solved-networking-vista-laptop.html

I have two desktops running XP (home) SP2 connected through Netgear wireless router, and I have no problems accessing the files on either of them. I now have a new laptop with Vista home premium edition, and ran the network wizard. I can access the files from the laptop, but can not access the laptop from either of the desktop. All are running zone alarm (free) edition and AVG 7.5 (free). I probably need to put the ip address in the trusted zone in zone alarm, but am not sure what the address should. The ip address given by what is my ip address is very different from 192.169.x.x, and running ipconfig /all on the laptop gives me an IPv4 address which changes from time to time (once it gave me 192.168.2.200, another time, the last three digits were slightly different). Turning off zone alarm (temporarily, of course) did not help.

Many thanks for your help.
 

Answer:Solved: Adding Vista laptop to already working home network

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Networking 3computers via belkin wireless network.2 pcs usb network adapters, and 1 laptop with a pcmcia card.All connect ok, i can swap files between all .With the PCs if I open my network places, computers near me, i get an icon for each of the 3 computors. With the laptop when I do the same I dont get any icons,(says at bottom 0 objects).However if I search on the laptop for the PCs it finds them ok and I can view contents.All 3 are in the same workgroup,settings are all the same unless I am missing something, any ideas please.

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I ran through the Network Wizard again, and put in the address of my desktop computer and voila!, the icon came back. I'm not a tech wizard by any means, and didn't know what the address of my desktop computer looked like, but I found some hints online and tried them. Thanks for the help guys.
 

Answer:Resolved: Network Places - Can't see one of the computers on My Network

No need to post a new thread to tell us this, just respond in the original thread. Also, you can mark the thread solved using the thread tools at the top of the page.

Here's your original thread: http://forums.techguy.org/networking/667123-network-places-can-t-see.html
 

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Preface: I am running a laptop which I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10. I also have a desktop that is still running windows 7. One of the hard drives on my desktop is shared, and I often-enough will copy files from my laptop to my desktop. The laptop connects wirelessly and the desktop is wired.

Today however, I could not get my laptop to see my desktop on the network. It is connected to the network; I am receiving internet just fine.
When I first click the network tab in the navigation pane, it does not list any section for any computers. So I tell it to refresh, and after a moment, it now displays three computers, all of which were ones I would see on the network from a house I no longer live in.
Now as it just so happens, one of those computers is my desktop, as I had it back then, but when I try to access it, it just gives me the spinning wheel for a while, and then just says it can't access it. If I click "diagnose" it doesn't find anything that's wrong. This is pretty much the same result I get form trying to connect to one of the computers from my old house.

I haven't changed any settings, and I was indeed able to connect to that computer at this house just a week or so ago.

Not sure what the problem is, but I haven't tried much other than resetting the computer. I'm open to suggestions.

Answer:Other computers in network not showing; shows old network instead.

Try this.
Windows 10 changed from smb2 to smb3

Command prompt / administrator and type two lines together like that :

sc.exe config lanmanworkstation depend= bowser/mrxsmb10/nsi
sc.exe config mrxsmb20 start= disabled

Reboot the pc when done.

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Preface: I am running a laptop which I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10. I also have a desktop that is still running windows 7. One of the hard drives on my desktop is shared, and I often-enough will copy files from my laptop to my desktop. The laptop connects wirelessly and the desktop is wired.

Today however, I could not get my laptop to see my desktop on the network. It is connected to the network; I am receiving internet just fine.
When I first click the network tab in the navigation pane, it does not list any section for any computers. So I tell it to refresh, and after a moment, it now displays three computers, all of which were ones I would see on the network from a house I no longer live in.
Now as it just so happens, one of those computers is my desktop, as I had it back then, but when I try to access it, it just gives me the spinning wheel for a while, and then just says it can't access it. If I click "diagnose" it doesn't find anything that's wrong. This is pretty much the same result I get form trying to connect to one of the computers from my old house.

I haven't changed any settings, and I was indeed able to connect to that computer at this house just a week or so ago.

Not sure what the problem is, but I haven't tried much other than resetting the computer. I'm open to suggestions.

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This is the setup. this is on a shop floor setup.

Got a PC that is on an NT domain.

What we want to do is network that PC to another PC that is connected to a shop machine.

So it acts as a pass through to the shop machine.

PC ON MAIN NETWORK>>>PC BY ITSELF>>>SHOP MACHINE.

WE added an Extra NIC card to the PC ON MAIN NETWORK and plugged a crossover cable from that PC to the PC BY ITSELF.

But they won't talk, what the correct setup for this?

What IP/SUBNET/GATEWAY/DNS should the PC ON MAIN NETWORK use for it's second LAN connection NIC that goes to the PC BY ITSELF?

Thanks in advance...........

 

Answer:Trying to Network 2 computers together, one connected to a bigger network

HELP ANYBODY?
 

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Hi,

I have a Sony Vaio Laptop . Spilled some liquid and it is not able to connect to internet using Wifi or through ethernet cable.The USB ports also have stopped working so i cannot connect it to a wireless adapter.

Showed this to Geeksquad agent at Bestbuy and he told me that this could be a motherboard problem and nothing much can be done about it.

So basically i have a working laptop that i cannot to internet.

Any help greatly appreciated.

Sam
 

Answer:Sony Vaio Laptop Wireless and Ethernet Network Connection not working

probably is a mother board
did you dry it out completely

some vaio have a PC expresscard slots - its possible this may work
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ExpressCard
 

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Hi there,
I recently had to replace my laptop due to some accidental and have now been given a Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook. It's the second one I've had as the first gave up the ghost.

My problem is that I have an existing Wifi network with a wireless desktop PC, a wireless work laptop and a Linksys Wireless Ethernet bridge for my PS3 (used to use it with the work laptop). My ADSL router is a Linksys. All works fine for the other PCs, but my new laptop just won't connect to the internet. The error message saying cannot renew IP address.

I had the same problem with the first 'replacement Lifebook'. I think I solved it by updating the Firmware on the router. There haven't been any new firmware updates and this is the same model as the previous laptop. Using WEP encryption rather than WPA as can't seem to get the right firmware for the bridge.

I'm now stuck.
Can anyone help?

Cheers
 

Answer:Renewing IP address issue for new laptop on exisiting and working WiFI network

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Hi people,

I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium.
My wireless connection has been working on and off for a while, but now it just refuses
to work.
The other computers in the wireless network are working just fine, so it must be definitely something in my laptop.

I can detect the network just fine, with good signal.
It says:

Media State: Enabled
IPv4 Connectivity: No internet access
IPv6 Connectivity: No internet access

Also, in the activity there are Bytes sent and received, but I cannot connect to any webpage either with Chrome of Firefox

I'm using McAfee Security Center. I tried turning off the firewall, but it still doesn't work.

Please let me know what I can try.
Thanks!

Answer:Internet wireless not working on my PC, but working on other computers

Recent McAfee updates are causing havoc with wireless...remove update or just uninstall it totally and use a better Scanner like Micro$oft Security Essentials
Here

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Lenovo 3000 N100 Laptop with 2 GB Ram, Vista Home Premium OS. Computer was purchased Sept. 2007 and was working perfectly until one week ago.  After a routine shutdown and reboot, the computer no longer will access either the wireless or wired network.  The family has 3 desktop computers, a 6 year old Dell laptop and an Imac on the network that have continued working well.  The new laptop doesn't work at my office either with the cable that previously worked perfectly. I can see the home wireless network and the computer attempts connection. Seems as if the IP address is not being assigned.  I have done all the diagnostics that I know to do including running the PC Doctor software, installing the lastest driver from Intel for the wireless card, checking TCP\IP settings and have spoken with Lenovo Tech support twice.  The first time they said send it in and I suggested reinstalling the drivers.  After that didn't work, I called back and was told that it was a software problem and that Lenovo would not support sofrware problems under warranty; I would have to purchase software support. Anyone have any thoughts?  

Answer:Network/Internet access suddenly stopped working Lenovo 3000 N100 Laptop

 Check event viewer for errors. There should be some information why system cant assigned IP.





Lenovo 3000 N200 0769-AVU

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I have a wireless router in another room setup as .0.1 which connects wirelessly to my htpc in my living room. This is networked with the htpc lan card to another router .1.1 which has my slingbox and hdhomerun and xbox360 connected to it. Which means my desktop is the network bridge between the two networks. It works great, the only problem is the whenever i shutdown and restart my computer, the network doesn't automatically startup. I have to diagnose it through network sharing center and then i have reset my bridge because it cannot ping the dns address. After it resets it runs fine. What can I do to make it automatic and not manual? Any Suggestions?

Thanks

Rumast18
 

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Was working about a week ago, now "my network places" is blank. I can ping all other netwrk computers by ip and name. I ran network setup, no change. Work group is the same. Tried turning off Windows firewall, no change. Also using MSE. Nothing has changed as far as I know on this computer.

Thanks for the help.
 

Answer:can't see network computers in My Network Places

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I am running a peer-to-peer LAN of Win XP Pro SP2 boxes. Over 35 of them in a particular workgroup. All static IP addresses.

All machines have File and Print Sharing set up and Windows Firewall turned off.

I have used "HP Install Network Printer Wizard" to install a couple of HP 2300's and a HP 2200d printer, each of which have JetDirect 615N cards installed. But my problem isn't with the installation and use of the printers. In fact, this software works fine and everyone prints happily.

Here's the catch: all machines using HP Install Network Printer Wizard mysteriously disappear from My Network Places (no matter what machine I use to look at My Network Places) after 20 minutes. If I reboot one of them, it's back for about 20 minutes, then gone.

Now, they're pingable and in fact you can find them using the Search button. But they're not visible, and to my staff, this is a major obstacle.

I have 8 boxes without the HP wizard, and they're visible on My Network Places 24/7.

Using a couple different boxes as guinea pigs, I can affirm that deleting the printers, uninstalling HP Install Network Printer Wizard and eliminating references to it in the registry does not reverse the situation and fix the problem. Ugh.

I can also affirm that disabling our Kaspersky Anti-Virus does not solve the "vanishing" problem.

A call to HP Support and subsequent discussion with their reps yielded no help, although they did get a good chu... Read more

Answer:Computers Using "HP Install Network Printer Wizard" Vanish from My Network Places

OK there is a catch here you know how the printers after 20 min of no using them is going in stand by mode ... for some reason the network card is going in standby mode for the printer also if you try to print over the network you gonna see that the printer is going back visible.
Solution: There was a option in Network Monitor Devices for don't going on that "standby mode" check and see if this will help you.
 

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Running Windows XP Home Service Pack 2

It seems that what I'm trying to do should be simple. Yet I've literally been trying to do it for over a year. I stumbled upon this forum, so maybe you can make my dreams come true and actually give me a shared network *angels singing*.

Keep in mind, I once had a shared network and everything was fine. Then one day, it mysteriously stopped, and hasn't run since, even after hundreds (literally) of attempts to set it up again.

For the moment, all I want to do is have my computer (we'll call this computer, "Sony Laptop") appear in its own "My Network Places" window - not concerned with the other networked computer at the moment. I have tried "Set up a home or small office network" and "set up a wireless network for a home or small office" dozens of times, chosen every single combination possible, completed them, restarted, but "Sony Laptop" still never appears in "My Network Places." I cannot for the life of me understand it.

If that's all the info you need, please respond. If you want more observations, read below:

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FRY'S DESKTOP is connected to BELKIN ROUTER via *ethernet*
SONY LAPTOP is connected to BELKIN ROUTER via *wireless*

-- ethernet ----- FRY'S DESKTOP
/
BELKIN ROUTER
\
--wireless -------SONY LAPTOP

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Answer:Windows XP Home "My Network Places" refusing to show network computers

You need to look at the dependency list for each service. In the case of Computer Browser, it's Workstation and Server.

Since Workstation is failing, that's probably the place to start.

Do you have WKSSVC.DLL in C:\Windows\system32? That's the workstation service, and it appears to be the missing module. I'd first try copying that from the installation disk, if it's missing, and then register it too by:

Start, Run, regsvr32 wkssvc.dll

If you can't find the DLL, you can run sfc /scannow to restore missing files.

A shortcut may be to download the file from DLL Dump and register it as described above.
 

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Hey,
I have a problem setting up a homegroup on our home network.
I have 2xWin 7 PC's 1xWin8.1 Tablet upgraded to Win10, and 1xWin10 Laptop, all are appearing on the network but NOT homegroup.
I have set the homegroup password and all machines are connected to it, yet they do not appear under the homegroup tab.

Even just connecting the two Win7 pc's to the homegroup, we cannot see each other.

The tablet can see the laptop as well as itself, the laptop can see my wife's PC and the tablet, and my wife's PC can see only the laptop and I can't see anything "no other homegroup computers are currently available".

I have run the network and homegroup troubleshooters but they detected no issues.
I checked for the homegroup provider and peer networking grouping services on my PC which are both started and set to 'manual'.

I have discovered an article about Microsoft Essentials Network Inspection System that can cause problems with the homegroup but upon clicking "settings", then "real-time protection" there is only the option to turn on real time protection,
the option to disable the NIS is not present.

Can anyone help me?

Thank you for your time.


Microsoft® Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2 Build 6002 Packard Bell BV Model: IMEDIA 2215 Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU E1200 @ 1.60GHz, 1603 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s) BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. PBDV10.P17, 08/04/2008
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I can't get the internet to work upon bootup. I get it to re-enable by disabling and re-enabling my network card driver. But I need to do this EVERY time I reboot the computer. And to go a step further, I disabled the onboard nic and put in a nic card. The problem still happens. I also tried installing a Windows 7 compatible driver. Still no luck. I never had this problem until i installed Window 7 Home Premium.

Here's the pings I did:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Hawke>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Trip
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : wi.rr.com
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : wi.rr.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet
NIC
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-08-A1-7D-82-18
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::25ef:c32c:9434:fa0f%14(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.103(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, January 23, 2010 11:18:46 AM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Sunday, January 24, 2010 11:18:45 AM
Default Ga... Read more

Answer:Internet not working, while Network and Sharing Center says it is (WIN 7 Problem)

Hi>Try this.Changing the DNS address.

https://store.opendns.com/setup/operatingsystem/windows-7
 

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While I know there must be a logical solution to this problem, I am yet to see it...

I have a network with 9 computers. These computers are connected with a D-Link Switch through a patch panel. Internet and DHCP is retrieved from an ADSL modem connected to the switch. From the beginning this network was poorly installed. The technician was up late working and made many stupid mistakes. His wiring was atrocious, poorly planned, and a monkey could have done a better job. He even put the power cables in the same conduit as the CAT5 running parallel... Anyway, each computer is connected with a patch cable connected to an ethernet outlet on the wall. This of course terminates at the patch panel, then connecting to the switch. 7/8 computers work fine, but the last one (imagine they are all positioned in a straight line) will not connect. The NIC cannot see the switch.

Logically, that would implicate a faulty NIC, patch cable, outlet, patch board connection, or switch jack. This is where it gets interesting... Moving the 8th computer and connecting directly to the switch, the NIC connects to the network with no problems. That rules out the NIC and the switch port. If I take computer 7, and connect it to computer 8's wall jack, it also connects fine... This should rule out the jack, patch board, and any wiring inbetween. Now, what is left to troubleshoot? Computer 8 has no problem if connected directly to the switch, but does not see a cable connection i... Read more

Answer:Interesting Problem; A Working Network, but the NIC has Separation Syndrome?

Does the 8th computer have an on-board NIC or a PCI card NIC?
 

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Laptop has been working fine on home network (wired) then after some problems where the whole network was down for a while laptop won't connect properly. Everything appears to check out OK until final stage of going on on-line - Message reads "Web site found. Waiting for reply ...", progress bar edges along to five green bars and then everything just hangs.

Cannot see other PCs in "My Network Places" any more. However, laptop pings fine with other PCs & router. Other PCs ping fine with laptop. Tried every driver I can find but only the original seems to ping OK. NIC on laptop is a Realtek 8139/810x series. Other PCs on the network see the laptop in WinXP but cannot access it.

Have reformatted drive and reinstalled original software but still same problem. Have tried different cables, different stations (that work with other PCs), different ports on the router, a different router. Tried networks diagnostics test in WinXP and it passes the test. Firewall has been disabled throughout.

Laptop should access internet through router as a gateway. Other PCs automatically list an Internet Gateway connection but nothing appearing on laptop.

Is it possible for a virus to be at work or is it more likely that the NIC on the laptop is damaged even though it still pings successfully?
 

Answer:Laptop network problem

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Hi,
I cannot get internet access on my laptop as it keeps asking me to change to wep which my bthub3 wont allow,please help.
Thank you all !!!

Answer:Laptop Network Problem

This article takes you through the steps to change home hub 3 to WEP.

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Hi, i know this has been posted alot, but those posts have become expired. so i tried the TCP/IP stack repair and restarted it, but nothing happened. i restarted the modem, restarted my laptop but still nothing. im using a acer aspire 4750z and this is what the ip/all showed
Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5B97 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 20-7C-8F-70-AE-98
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 20-6A-8A-4B-14-F7
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{AE9E07AB-EF69-436A-905F-4A02C3253943}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
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Answer:Solved: My laptop cant connect to my wifi, but my other laptop and other computers ca

will the PC connect by cable to the router OK

can you post an xirrus screen shot

are other devices able to connect by wireless to your network

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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
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 install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum 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

http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx ( the site now appears to require a business email, so try the direct link below)
Direct link to the program is here http://info.xirrus.com/Wi-FiInspectorConfirmation.html

{If the above link does not work heres alternative links

http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html

http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/Xirrus-Wi-Fi-Mo... Read more

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heya everyone,

I hope someone here can help.

I have windows 7 ultimate and a nvidia network card.

when Deep Freeze is set to Boot Frozen - my network will not work unless i manually change the IP. Same thing happens even if Auto IP is set..

But when Deep Freeze is set to Thawed - my network works perfect.

i have tested this with the lastest verison of DF and a older one and same probelm.
Can anyone point me in the right direction.

thanks in advance,
 

Answer:Deep Freeze Win7 Problem Network stops working

Do you have version 7.10.220.3176 ?
If so, then you should be able to get support from http://www.faronics.com/en/Support.aspx
 

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heya everyone,

I hope someone here can help.

I have windows 7 ultimate and a nvidia network card.

when Deep Freeze is set to Boot Frozen - my network will not work "Unidentified Network" unless i manually change the IP. Same thing happens even if Auto IP is set..

But when Deep Freeze is set to Thawed - my network works perfect.

i have tested this with the lastest verison of DF and a older one and same probelm.
Can anyone point me in the right direction.

thanks in advance,
 

Answer:Deep freeze Win7 problem, network stops working

There may be a compatibility problem between Deep Freeze and Windows 7
 

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Hello guys

It's my first time here and I hope you'll be able to help me out. I never had such or problem before and I'm totally out of ideas on how to fix this box.

So here is the problem. I formated my HD on my second computer. I never had any problems to do it before but now it's a pain.

So here is what I get.

When I try to install windows XP (Home/Pro/Corp) the setup works fine until it comes to the point where I get asked for network setup. After that everything goes wrong. I get a box asking me to point it to the Service pack 2 CD (service pack 2 is on the CD I used this version of windows to install it on my main computer and everything works perfectly.). After trying to find it on the CD without any succes I tryed to hit cancel. it will pop this window again and if I cancel it will start the new installation of windows with a lot of missing stuff.

So I tryed windows CD without SP on it. I get the same box right after the network setup asking me for another file (the next file to be copied from CD to the HD for the installation.)

After figuring that my problem wasn't SP2 I found out that after the network setup, my CD (that was usually set the E wont work when you call E:. It seems to be either desabled or the computer switched it to another letter.

I was running out of idea so I removed my network card thinking it would be smart enough to skip the network installation without it. Well no it will install the network anyway but doesnt ask ... Read more

Answer:Problem while reinstalling windows: CD ROM stop working after network installation

What version of XP, home or pro? Are these original disks or burned copies?
 

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hi. i recently bought a laptop with vista already installed in it. i also purchased a trendnet wireless router. i currently have WPA2 PSK / TKIP encryption. the first day i got my router, i easily installed it and connected with my laptop with no problems. i did select the reconnect at logon box. however, when i restarted my computer, i quickly noticed that it didnt automatically connect. so i tried to connect manually. and now it doesnt let me. ive done everything exactly the same, but after i put in my key, i get this popup "the wireless authectication settings on this computer do not match the requirements of this network" oh, and the router is installed to an xp desktopany help is greatly appreciated.

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i just realized that maybe i shouldve posted it in the networking part 

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I have a 5 computer network in my office. I bought a new computer (Dell Inspiron 6400) with an internal wireless card. I bought an wireless router as well. I'm able to connect to the internet in my laptop but I can not connect to my lan Network. I used the network wizard setup like the other computers and it doesnt work. can anybody help me?
 

Answer:Problem Connecting Laptop To Lan Network

Can you PING other computers on your network by name? If you connect to the Internet through the router, you have to be close to success.
 

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I have a Dell studio 1569 with Windows 7 64 Bit Home edition or group whatever you call it but its home edition.
Recently i bought it(nearly a month has passed)
I use to connect by wifi, the problem is that i was using skype and suddenly all connections got closed, i mean all connection were like disabled, i checked the wifi router but its working fine, the other laptop working fine.

Now when i troubleshoot it says no error. Also when i restart then it works good but again this happens suddenly,
in troubleshooting it says enable connectivity, i press the connectivity button on keyboard but its like nothing happened, i mean in no connection remains same and in connection remains same i mean nothing happening, till i restart it.

Any suggestions?

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please help me

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I am connecting a laptop to a wireless router, got it connected to internet ok but when I activate the router's security settings, specifically hiding the SSID, the laptop loses connection to the router. I've been told I need to enter the SSID into the laptop manually, but haven't a clue how to do this. Can anyone point me in the right direction and tell me where I'm going wrong?

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Moved this to Network

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I am using a PC and a laptop. I have them connected via a ethernet network cable. The problem is I am unable to share my printer in the network. I have internet on both PC and laptop. I can see the 'host' computer via the laptop and I can see the 'guest' computer via the desktop. My printer is hooked up and I can use it on the 'host' computer, but not the 'guest'. Actually the only thing I can share is the internet connection. No files, printers, or anything else. The printer is set to share on the 'host', but when I search for it on the 'guest' laptop it is unable to find it. I know the cable functions because if I unplug it from the laptop I am no longer able to see the other computer and I go back to local access. My network icon in my system tray says 'Currently connected to: Network 3 Access local and internet.'

Both systems are running windows Vista. Any suggestions on how to correct this issue?
 

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My desktop can see all the connections on our home net. BUT Try and access one laptop and its a no go. The laptop in question can access all the other pcs though.Most are using Kerio firewall. all file sharing has been enabled (and printers)I even turned the firewall off on said laptop and that doesn't work either.I'm missing something somewhere but I don't know what.TIAD

Answer:Problem with one Laptop on Home network

Did you try disabling the firewall on the PC that is trying to access the laptop , just to take it out of the equation ? If the laptop is running XP or Vista , is the built in firewall also disabled as well as Kerio , Windows sometimes has a habit of turning it on even when another is there . Ashley

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Hi there. I hope someone can help. I've got a new laptop (running on XP Pro with NIS'06) which I've plugged into the main home-office PC (running on XP Pro with ZoneAlarm Security Suite) via ethernet connection and run the Network Setup Wizard. This has enabled me to access the Internet (which is through a Netgear router). However, I am unable to access the printer and files on this PC, as I did before on my desktop PC. I would be very grateful if someone in the know can offer some pointers please.Many thanks.PhilTheWhiteWiltord

Answer:Problem connecting new laptop to network

Why plug the laptop into the PC where you will be relying on the PC to be swithched on to access the internet when you can plug it into the router direct.Your problem with not being able to share printer is proberbly down to the firewall on the PC not allowing it, check the firewall logs to see if it was blocking.

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running the xp network setup disk is supposed to get my desktop and laptop on the 'my network places'. My problem is that when viewing computers on the network it says that they are inaccessible, like ive never set up both computers to network together for file/printer sharing.

Both my laptop and pc do not show up in the 'my network' places.

Is there a workaround for this? I had my computers set up previously before remastering both computers. After reinstalling windows it seems to not let me network both computers again.

Running kaspersky labs suite v7 if that helps.
 

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