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Question: Bsnl wifi not connecting to internet

Bsnl wifi is not connecting to internet and not having private conection

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I have purchased one lumia 535 recently and desperately trying to use the wifi connection to connect to internet. My phone connects to my bsnl modem typeII very easily. But after that how can I connect to my broadband connection by providing my user id and password? Please help.

Answer:Lumia 535 connects to my bsnl modem through wifi. Now how to connect to broadband from it?

Your phone does not need your broadband username and password, they are only used by your modem to connect to your isp as without these it won't be able to authenticate. Meaning simply it woudn't be able to connect to the internet at all.
From your post it sounds like your phone already connects via WiFi.
So therefore you don't need to anything else just open you internet explorer and surf or use the search button. Alternatively you can download the many browsers from the store such as UC Browser, Opera Mini (Beta) etc (I am presuming you have already signed into your Microsoft Account?).

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Hello, pls help me..
os. Winxp sp3
Ram 1gb ddr2
2ghz Intel processor
modem - an1020-21 (wifi modem)

When i connect to the internet my comp freezes after sometime. You need to reboot by pressing restart button. Al the devices including mouse etc freezes. Someone suggested its cos of spyware but i dint find any spyware when i scanned using avg updated anti virus. Finally i formatted n reinstalled Winxp sp2 n updated it to sp3 by using the cd provided by microsoft. I also installed Microsoft security essentials from tat cd n updated it by connecting to the internet in "safe mode with networking". After updating it i tried to use internet in" normal mode" but after sometime it gt freezeed. I have tried installing windows 7 but same prob persists. Can anyone help me to rectify this prob. But i can use wifi service in my cell . I think there is no prob wit the modem device.

Answer:my comp freezes when i connect to the internet using a bsnl modem

Hi and welcome to TSF you can connect in safe mode with networking so that rules out the hardware try running a clean boot How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" state

How to perform advanced clean-boot troubleshooting in Windows XP to start troubleshooting

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I use to have a d-link router. It burnt up so I bought a Netgear. It was simple to install. All my computer, IPad etc connected to the internet, but my lap top that has vista will not. It found the wifi and conneced to it, but when I go to log on the internet it tell me that there is NO network and will not connect. So how do I get it to connect.

Answer:WiFi not connecting to internet

If it says that it's connected, then it probably already is. There may be something wrong with your laptop. Have you tried connecting your vista laptop to the router using a cable? Have you tried pinging websites?

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After I downloaded Windows 10, I connected to my Wi-Fi but I could not use the internet when I am using it on applications I downloaded. I could only use it on applications that are provided by windows 10 such as Microsoft Edge and Store. But on applications like Google Chrome, Skype, Steam and all the applications I downloaded, I can't use the Internet connection.

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My problem is that my laptop says it is connected to the home Wi-Fi network, but I'm not able to access the internet through chrome,IE or firefox.But torrent working.cant update my internet security(kasperskey)other laptops and phones working well with the router.Please help.

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I recently bought a new laptop with built-in WiFi. This laptop is used about 99% of the time at a remote location so the only available internet connection (without going to satellite) is through dial-up. Is there some kind of WiFi product I can connect to the standard phone line, then use the laptop's built-in WiFi to connect to the internet. I realize I would be limited to the extremely slow dial-up connection but at least I wouldn't have to connect the phone wire to the laptop. Thanks for any suggestions.

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PLEASE HELP! I'm at my wits end with all this...

I have an HP Pavillion dv6 w/ith Windows 7. My internet was working this morning, my laptop died, recharged it and turned it back on, and internet was not working anymore. WiFi and connection through Ethernet was not working. It's not my router/modem since I can connect to the internet (WiFi and Ethernet) with my phone and another laptop. I did a power cycle anyways, but nothing. I also tried connecting to another WiFi that is within my range and same result (I can usually connect to it as my back up and can with other devices as well). I am getting a "Limited access" with everything I do.

I ran troubleshooter and it said that that "There might be a problem with the driver for the Wireless Network Connection adapter." My network adapters are Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g WiFi adapter and Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller for Local Area Connection. Neither of them have a yellow triangle with a "!". I even updated these drivers with the latest versions from the manufacturer websites. Nothing. Restarted my computer. Nothing. Enabled/disabled the connection. Nothing. I then uninstalled each driver, restarted my computer, let them re-install, and still nothing.

In Wireless Network Connection Properties, "Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)" and "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)" are both checked and they both are set to "Obtain an IP address automatically"... Read more

Answer:Trouble connecting to internet via Wifi AND LAN

I have seen a firewall cause this

also we would need to know what services are running - see below

What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, kaspersky or Mcafee or any free security suites like zonealarm, AVG , Webroot etc

do a tcp/ip reset


TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8

For Windows Vista/Windows 7
Start> Programs> Accessories> and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on the screen ):​
For Windows 8
To open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop. Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.​
In the command prompt window that opens, type the following commands:

Note: Type only the text in bold and red for the following commands.
Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog and press enter

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log and press enter

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log and press enter
​ReStart (reboot) the machine.

If you receive the message
The requested operation requires elevation.
Then please open the command prompt... Read more

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whenever I am connecting to internet by using a wifi connection and using my browser while I am taking my google search it forms google custom search. this exists only when I connect through a wifi, using Ethernet so such to solve?

Answer:internet problem while connecting through wifi

Could you please explain your issue a little bit more clearly. Having a hard time trying to understand what you're trying to say/mean here.
ADARSHaishu said:

using my browser while I am taking my google search it forms google custom searchClick to expand...

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I run with Windows XP Home SP2.This is on a loptop with a wireless card and connect to the internet via a 3Com Wireless Router.The router?s security is MAC address filtering and WPA-PSK encryption. Its WPA mode is WPAWPA2 Mixed Mode. The encryption technique is AUTO for WPA,AES for WPA2.I have a separate desktop computer and have just purchased a ZyDAS usb wifi dongle. I have loaded the software drivers which came with the dongle.When I put the dongle into a USB port and click on the ZyDAS utility, the dongle is seeing my router and next doors.I have established the MAC address of the desktop computer. I know the SSID of the laptop??router. I have my pre-shared key encryption code.But where do I go from here to enable the desktop to connect to the internet and thereafter talk to the laptop. I appreciate that this is probably two steps. (1) talk to the router and (2) a local area network to get the two computers to talk to each other.Your advice on the way forward would be appreciated. If you need any further information please just ask.Barmoor

Answer:Connecting second computer to internet via wifi

First you need to put the SSID and Key into the Wireless Computer Software, You should have loaded Software for the Dongle. That loads a icon in the system tray near clock. Double click on it to bring up the program and enter the above. When you have got it to connect come back for the other help you asked for

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Hi all,
Recently travelled from uk to Australia. Laptop has since been unable to connect to any wifi connections except one case where it worked on a hotspot. It just keeps saying unable to connect to network. I have tried resetting winsock and tcp/ip. A few occasions it managed to gain a connection after resetting winsock but that only lasted a few minutes. I am running Windows 10 and it is a acer aspire V5-572P. Running out of ideas so any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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I had trouble with Spotflux VPN, and after tech peeps helped me get on line again, my wifi, Atheros, of some kind, stopped working with the net. Local is fine, just the net. Aol cleared the router with me, now I am stuck. I am not bothering with the VPN right now, just wireless broadband would be nice.
Help would be great.

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purchased a sylvania neetbook with wifi can not gt to work think it may be in the ip address or domain address

Answer:connecting netbook to internet by wifi

WiFi is as simple as searching for the WiFi for you router and hitting connect. if it ask for a password or key the that sound be on the bottom of the router. the key will consist of letters and numbers from 0-9 and A-F.

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Recently, I was just using my PC and surfing the net like a normal human being. Then after one night, as i tried to connect to my internet via wifi, windows suddenly changed my wifi network name from "c8daed" to "c8daed 2" and loses internet connection. I tried the reconnecting thing and deleting and scanning again and managed to bring back the "c8daed"(without the #2) and regain my internet connection. but after a few seconds, my PC started to crash and gave me the legendary BSOD. Please help me for this really bugs me alot. thanks! By the way i have attached the file that the forum requires me to give information about the BSOD

Answer:BSOD when connecting to the internet via wifi

Hi Skhiburdhurs.

Install Service pack 1 and all other windows updates. Otherwise the system will remain vulnerable to threats.

Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack and Update Center - Microsoft Windows

The crash dumps are all stop 0xF4, should not be related to networks, but relates to storage.

Test the HDD using Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows.

Get rid of intel rapid storage. First uninstall it from Control Panel > Programs and Features. Then Uninstall the driver from device manager.
Right click on "my computer" icon and click "manage" on the context menu.
It will open the "computer management" window.
Select "Device Manager" in the left pane, It will list all the existing devices up.
Expand "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" by clicking on the triangle in front of it.
Select one Intel device item under it, right click, uninstall.
Continue the process for all Intel items under "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers"
Now restart the computer. At restart, windows will auto configure the appropriate native system driver.
About WiFi networking, the driver to the USB adapter is too old.

fffff880`02e5d000 fffff880`02fde000 netr28ux (deferred)
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\netr28ux.sys
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I am using a D-link DSL-G604T wireless ADSL2+ modem/router for my internet connection, and just a cheap network adapter i bought from ebay. I have installed the network adapter and it is detecting a connection with the router, the only problem i have is that i cant figure out how to connect to the internet.
Before i got the network adapter and the router/modem, i was using a D-link DSL-502T to connect to the internet which worked fine.
My question is; how do i connect to the net threw my wireless router/modem?

Also, one other question, when i try connectiong threw ethernet my comp locks up and i have to switch it of at the switch, this happens every time i plug the ethernet lead in, anyone know why?

Answer:Connecting to the internet threw wifi

Most modem/router combos work out of the box. I would recommend resetting the device (check with the manual to see how/google) and starting over. It if is locking up your computer it could be a number of things; probably an issue with your computer. Also, can you get it to work with any other computers?

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So confused, my computer is connecting to the wifi, but won't let me access the Internet. The network map shows my computer, then a u identified network, ??? Then a red x that won't connect to Internet. It says private network....I didn't set any network or workgroup settings, I have no idea what's going on......Help!

Answer:Computer connecting to wifi, not internet

operating system ??

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I use Windows XP on both my desktop and my laptop. I recently installed a DSL broadband internet connection on my desktop and have connected my desktop to the DSL modem via a Linksys Wireless Router. The internet on the desktop works perfectly.

I am having trouble accessing the internet after my laptop logs into the wireless network that I have set up (it shows the signal strength as excellent).

I am able to ping the router but not the internet. I wonder if there are any settings in Windows that I need to switch on to be able to access the internet. I will be grateful for any help on this matter.

Thank you!

Answer:internet not working after connecting to wifi

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I have a Dell XPS 13" for the last year and a half.
I changed the password for my router after which my Dell XPS is not able to connect to the internet. The laptop does connect to the router (status states - Secured, Connected) however it does not connect to the internet.
I can connect to the internet via the same router on multiple devices (ipad, iphone, android phone, macs and another Lenovo Windows machine)
I am bamboozled as to why this Dell XPS is not able to connect.
Checking the properties of the device (via the Device Manager) says the Device is working properly. The network adapter is a Dell Wireless 1820A.802.11ac.
I tried to uninstall and re-install the driver and still don't see a difference.
Appreciate any assistance.
The Dell website (for Drivers and downloads is also friendly). I can't easily check what the latest driver is. 
Searching for wireless for my Dell XPS
returns only one result  and the installation of that is not successful either.

Answer:Wifi connecting to my router however it does not connect to the internet

When you stated you changed the password on the Router, I thought you meant the one for the Admin of the Router.  I suppose you mean the WPA2 security password for the network..
I assume you have looked at the available networks and picked the one you use and check it properties for Public/Private and security settings?
If the wireless icon is showing a yellow triangle it may be related to DNS.  You might check the IP Settings on the above reference page to make sure you have correct IP addresses listed.

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Previously I had an issue where internet connection slowed down painfully when the laptop charges. I tried resetting the power settings. Now I can plug in the laptop.. However, Now the problem is, if you connect to WiFi through the laptop, irrespective of whether its charging or not, the internet becomes ridiculously slow. And if the wifi is off, it returns back to normal. Please help.

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While connecting to wifi from my laptop "No internet secured" is shown. However same wifi network works perfectly fine with other laptops and mobile etc.Laptop when connected to mobile hotspot shows "Internet access secured" and works perfectly fine.I have experimented by re-installing the drivers and then by re installing the windows 10. However same problem still persists.

Answer:when connecting to wifi it shows "No internet secured"

Hi, Please try the following fix: Regards.

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Hi. I'm using a Gateway NV54 laptop and the wifi isn't connecting to the home network or internet. The wifi worked before the install, but not after. I have another laptop and the wifi works fine for it.

Recently did a clean install of Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit. Installed all drivers. Current wireless driver is Intel Wireless LAN Driver (since the laptop uses Intel Pentium processor).

When I click my home network in the list of connections it asks for the security key. I put in the key and immediately it says "windows was unable to connect to this network." Tried this multiple times. I can connect with ethernet but not wireless.

Tried pressing Xfinity router wireless button to pick up the laptop but it didn't work. Tried logging into Xfinity router from the other computer and manually put the laptop's computer name and mac address into router, restarted router, still can't connect.

Any ideas? Thanks.

Answer:Wifi for laptop not connecting to network/internet

Hi Kevin ... Welcome to Seven Forums .. Have you any errors in the Device Manager ? ....

Did you Install the Wireless Driver from the Gateway Website ? ...

:Noticed there was 3 Wireless Drivers on the Gateway Website :

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Hey guys, need your help. I own a Compaq Presario CQ62-230E1. Am using windows 7 4bit .Last September the motherboard crashed and I had to take it to be replaced. When it was repaired, I took went and collected it. At first I noticed that when I connected the Ethernet cable to the laptop there was no internet connection. Whenever I ran diagnostics it told me same issue, local are network doesn?t have a valid ip configuration. I tried connecting via wifi and it was working properly the only problem was that the modem had to be close to the laptop, like literally a few centimeters away. Recently as of one week ago it totally stopped picking up wifi from the ISP modem no matter how close it is returning the error wireless access; problem with adapter. The irony is when I try to connect the laptop to the internet via my phone whether it is tethering or hotspot it connects to the internet. My friend who is a computer expert thought it was a software issue but we downloaded and installed all the necessary drivers. We even went as far as to format local disk C just to be sure and ensure all the junk is chucked. He guesses that the problem is hardware suggesting that when they replaced the motherboard they must have interfered with the wifi /Ethernet boad. Any help will be highly appreciated. Alvaro

Answer:My compaq Presario is not connecting to the internet via wifi or LAN

Hello Alvaro . welcome to the Forums, I am of mind to agree with your friend. They have from what it appears installed a faulty card or damaged it in the process of repairing the motherboard.

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Hi, I got an x1 Carbon for my new school. I use wifi all the time at school and it usually works, but I just got back home for Christmas break and I noticed that I my computer says that I am connected, but the internet does not work. I try to trouble shoot and it says "problems found: Your computer appears to be correctly configured, but the device or resource (DNS server) is not responding". I looked up this issue on a family computer and I saw other Lenovos with the same issue, but theirs seemed to work after disabling the IPv6 and that doesn't fix anything for me. The driver that it says I am using is "Intel(R) Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6205" if the driver is outdated please help me update it without being able to download a driver on that specific computer.Thanks,-Drew

Answer:X1 Carbon Connecting to Wifi, but no internet access

Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
I?m sorry to hear that you are not able to connect to internet in your Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon.
I would suggest you to update to the driver given in the below link and check if it restores internet connectivity.

Intel Wireless LAN (bg, abg, abgn) for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), XP ? ThinkPad

Hope this helps!
Best regards,

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It's odd that my laptop is the only one in the household admist other laptops and smartphones that can't connect.
The issue:
I recently moved back from my apartments near campus and my computer never had issues connecting to the internet there. Flash forward to the day I move back, my computer access the internet fine the first day, it's the next day after that I notice I can't seem to connect at all???
It's always trying to connect to the wifi but if I do I get limited access, and then a few seconds It disconnect and this whole cycle of trying to connect then disconnecting happens over and over again.
you know how when you go to the network sharing and sharing center on windows 7? There's this map of   (your pc) --- (modem/wifi)-- Internet icon
Sometimes  I can get a yellow triangle hazard between  PC -- modem/wi/fi  but I always get an "X" from  wifi--- internet.
Keep in mind that all the other  computers in the house can access the internet just fine.
I've run a few windows diagnostics to see if the problem could be resolved, some that came up were
-DNS server not responding
-Bad gateway
I've tried turning off the Modem and waiting for a bit to see if that happens, nothing.
I've run Malware anti malware and Avast in quick scan mode and they haven't picked up anything.
I'll try a few other programs too and try to update this as soon as I can. Not having internet means i'll have to run back and for... Read more

Answer:Laptop having tough time connecting to WiFi/Internet

have you tried the command prompt and do IPconfig /release and then ipconfig /renew

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Hi guys,I've been experiencing blue screen for a very short while, it usually happens when I do something related to wifi (such as connecting to a new network) or when I disconnect the ethernet cable. It happened today as well, here is the dmp file. ideas on what to do?Thanks guys.message edited by Cyrus1

Answer:Blue Screen when disonnecting/connecting to wifi/internet

Are you using a VPN connection?I think a network adapter driver is the problem here. I had this problem with poorly written network adapters in the past.

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I have the same problem.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Gel>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Gel-HP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : local.tld
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : local.tld
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 2C-41-38-59-9C-18
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, December 26, 2012 10:36:46 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, December 27, 2012 12:22:31 AM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . :
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 60-D8-19-96-F9-94
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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Answer:Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter not connecting to wireless internet

i have moved your post to a thread of your own

you have a valid IP from the Ethernet connection - does that work OK ?

can we have some details - make and model of router and if separate make and model of modem

if its a wireless issue post an xirrus screen shot
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.
Direct link to the program is here

{If the above link does not work heres another link,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When you first try to run, you may get a message that .... Read more

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Hi, i am having some trouble connecting to wifi if the wifi dont have internet access. This is for all wifi i have tried. If the wifi is connected to internet there is no problems. Anyone know a workaround for this?

Answer:Nokia lumia 1020 not connecting to wifi unless it has internet access

I do not understand your question.
Are you saying that you cannot connect to any WiFi networks unless you also have mobile data turned on?

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i am having a problem with a new netgear AC1200 WIFI router Model R6120 and was hoping to get some help. I had a Linksys cicso WRT110 router that went bad last week. I went to Wal-Mart and bought the netgear AC1200. I hooked it up to a dell e6400 latitude running windows 7 pro and I cannot get it to connect to the internet using a DSL modem.

I can see the router when you click on the icon in the lower right corner that displays the wireless connections. I opened the network and sharing center and selected the "set up a new connection or network" and set up a home connection. I am not sure if I did this correctly.
when you open a IE browser to connect to the internet, the netgear routerlogin screen displays. it states that I did not have a connection to the internet and the netgear genie asked if it should create the connection. I responded yes and the genie started doing the work and then displayed something about a PPPoE connection and asked for my signon and password. I did not remember so I called the DSL provider and they gave it to me. I enter these credentials and the genie responded that the credentials were invalid. I contacted the netgear support and that guy was not much help. he tried some things and when it came to entering the username and password for the PPPoE connection and we received the invalid message, he said that it might be a bad router an that I should take it back and get a new one.

my question is - is there something that I am ... Read more

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Hello,after installing a slightly newer update for my wireless driver it stopped connecting to my wireless network. I tried rolling back to the older verison,still refused to connect. I reinstalled the older version,but it still continues to not connect. I tried deleting the network profile and making a new one,but it still won't connect. The only way it will connect to the internet is via a hooked cabled. My specs are as follows. Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: AMD E-300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 20 Model 2 Stepping 0 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 1642 Mb Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, 384 Mb Hard Drives: C: Total - 281130 MB, Free - 239895 MB; D: Total - 19849 MB, Free - 2154 MB; E: Total - 4055 MB, Free - 1106 MB; Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3577 Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

Answer:Solved: Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter not connecting to wireless internet

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I wanted to share my ethernet internet connection over wifi so I have created a wifi hotspot on my laptop using "NETSH" commands in cmd prompt.
I have enabled sharing of ethernet connection by going to ethernet properties>>sharing>>check box (Allow other network users to connect through this computer) but the internet is not being shared.
I have configured other devices with static IPs. Gateway and subnet mask is also correct. I am also using different IPs of the same subnet.
Everything was working fine until perhaps I tried installing Connectify software, I uninstalled it later.
Kindly help to troubleshoot the issue.

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I have a wifi network at home using Netgear N600 routers. I have PCs, laptops, iPAD, & iPhone connected and work fine. But everytime I turn on HP B209 wireless printer, anything connect to wifi won't be able to connect to internet. The PCs working fine in the mean time b/c they are ethernet connected. To resolve the issue, I have to turn off the B209 and reset the N600. Does anyone have any idea what's the issue?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3583 Mb
Graphics Card: Matrox Millennium G550 Low-profile PCI, 32 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76316 MB, Free - 51776 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 0A54h
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Answer:Home WIFI won't connect to Internet after connecting HP B209 wirless printer

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I have change my router setting not connecting properly somehow its getting connection and showing the connecting symbol but not accessing internet. I don't know what to do?

Answer:My lumia 532 not connecting with wifi and i can't access internet also not updating phone software

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I have change my router setting not connecting properly somehow its getting connection and showing the connecting symbol but not accessing internet. I don't know what to do? remove the wifi connection from your phone and add it back
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Hi, I have a Dell Latitude D620 with a Dell Wireless WLAN. I connect to my wireless connection at home fine, but any time I take my computer to a wifi hotpsot, it cannot connect. I SEE that there is a network there, I click "connect" to that network, and my computer doesn't do anything. My Wireless is set to obtain IP addresses automatically, so that is not the problem. Does anyone have any suggestions on what I might try to fix this??


Answer:Solved: Dell Latitude D620 not connecting to wifi, but connecting at home

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it connecting to the wifi network but showing the error page when i use it

Answer:My mobile wifi is connecting to some networks but internet page showing trouble page why?

Check VPN settings, if you don't use VPN neither know what is it, turn it off

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Hello! My Windows 10 installation can't auto-connect to wifi after turning on, If it does, it says "No Internet" every time. Is there a way to fix this?


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Hello! My Windows 10 installation can't auto-connect to wifi after turning on, If it does, it says "No Internet" every time. Is there a way to fix this?


Answer:"No Internet" When auto-connecting to WiFi Windows 10

1. Is your Wifi enabled?
See the Action Centre, (e.g. windows key + a).
Make sure the Airplane Mode tile is dull (off) and the Wifi tile is on (bright) and says 'available'.

2. Can any other device connect to the same router?

3. Note Wifi Sense can cause people problems:
4. Have you tried the troubleshooter? Rt click tray icon, troubleshoot.

5. Please post a screenshot like this:

(Note: I've recently done an in-place upgrade repair install, and this loses the Wifi key, so needs setting up again- which is why it's shown disconnected)

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I experience the following problem with a new one week old Lenovo X220 built with Intel Advanced-N 6205: After 3-5 hours it disconnects from a wifi router and would not be able to connect to it until I reboot the router. It happened the first time on Friday, I was connected to our Verizon FIOS router and after 5 hours I lost connection and won't be able to connect for 2 hours trying every possible thing until I rebooted  the router, what I didn't have to do with countless number of other laptops/cell phones. Now X220 loses wifi connection every 3 hours and won't be able to connect until the router is restarted. All other devices in a house work perfectly fine, my roommates probably already hate me for rebooting the router. Router: Actiontec M1424WR (Verizon FIOS) Other devices which were and still are able maintain connections with this router for many hours w/o similar problem:- my old Dell Latitude E6400- my Samsung Captivate cell phoneand bunch of other HP laptops, macbooks etc. What I tried and what did not help:- rebooting X220- turning X20 off/on- installing the latest drivers for Intel 6205 card for the Intel website- installing/uninstalling Intel Wifi tools and Access Connections- restoring from a backup (not a complete factory setting restore)- setting DNS/IPs manually for IPv4 and turning off IPv6 I tried to collect some logging with netsh tracing and it only tells that the driver disconnects during acquisition.Some clue I dis... Read more

Answer:Wifi issue with X220 (intel wifi card); It stops connecting to a router after 3 hours

When it is reproducible in Win 7, went to Ubuntu Live CD and everything works there.So the problem is either inside:- router- Win 7 Intel 6205 drivers including shipped and the latest one  I don't think it is that low level though as I thought, as in Win 7 it tries to reconnect each time disconnecting during "Identifying Network" stage, and setting IP, gateway and DNS manually do not help.  UPDATE: I was able to update Verizon FIOS router to the latest firmware and switched it from WEP to WPA just in case.

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Running Windows 10 x64 Home Edition Fall Creators Update with the latest updates on a ASUS G74SX-3DE notebook using the latest drivers for Intel 7260-AC Mini-PCIe 802.11ac WiFi + Bluetooth adapter. Prior to Fall Creators Update, everything is working fine. However with Fall Creators Update, connecting or disconnecting from a WiFi network will completely turn the WiFi off as there is no way to turn the WiFi back one except by hibernating and then when it is on the Login screen, the WiFi either will turn on or it will have the WiFi on/off greyed out. In the case of the later,
Anyone knows how to fix this or another way to make the WiFi turn back on without hibernating as I tried disabling and then re-enabling the Intel 7260-AC in Network adapters in Device Manager but it didn't help. Thank you for any help in advance!

Answer:Connecting/Disconnecting WiFi networks turns WiFi off in W10 FCU

Check the properties for the adapter, turn off in power management tab Allow the machine to turn off this device to save power. If you have Fast Startup on by default in power, uncheck it.

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My laptop is "HP G62 Notebook PC". It was working fine with Wifi last three years. Now, although the wifi network is detected it is not connecting...when I select the Wifi network and enter the wifi password it is not connected.. tried changing "roaming sensitivity" setting too..but not successful..........reinstalled the driver (ralink RT3090 802.11b/g/n Wifi Adapter) too, but not working.....Internet is working using the LAN cable......Please help..............I REINSTALED WINDOWS AND THE WIFI RECOGNIZED ITSELF AS WIFI A/B/G BUT THE SAME HAPPENED I PUT DRIVES FROM HP BUT NOTHING HAPENED THE SAME PROBLEM AGAIN DOES IT HAS DATE OFF EXPIRE? WIFI CARD ID IN BIOS IS VQF-RT3090BCT HP S.............. AGAIN  

Answer:HP G62 Notebook Wifi not connecting although wifi network de...

Hi, You have a couple of options as I see it please try these steps might help you to fix your issue. 1) Disconnect the Battery & Adapter then press & hold the power button on Notebook for 30 seconds then turn on the unit and check if the Wireless light turns on. 2) Go to Device manager then uninstall the wireless drivers and restart the unit and check if the light turns on. 3) Please update the Bios & Wireless driver from HP website. 4) If you are comfortable reseating the wireless card which will be on the back panel off your unit you could try this steps as well.  Let us know how it goes!  ****Click the White Kudos star to say thanks********Please mark Accept As Solution if it solves your problem****

I am an HP Employee.

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 My laptop is "HP G62 Notebook PC". It was working fine with Wifi last three years. Now, although the wifi network is detected it is not connecting...when I select the Wifi network and enter the wifi password it is not connected.. tried changing "roaming sensitivity" setting too..but not successful..........reinstalled the driver (ralink RT3090 802.11b/g/n Wifi Adapter) too, but not working.....Internet is working using the LAN cable......Please help.............. 

Answer:HP G62 Notebook Wifi not connecting although wifi network de...


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As a complete ignoramus on computers, can someone tell me if I need to install a network adapter in order to connect my laptop to my printer please???

Answer:Connecting wifi printer to wifi computer

If your laptop has a wireless card (most recent ones do), and you connect to the internet through a router, you can print wirelessly. An explanation (for Vista) click here

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My laptop went through a service check and had it's hinges renewed.They opened up pretty much everything when searching for extent of damage and resembled it back.But ever since then my Wifi has changed to Wifi-2 and does not connect properly to any networkIt is always limited or showing 1-2 barsHow to I get the previous setting back?

Answer:My Wifi changed to Wifi-2 and is not connecting to a network...

I wonder if maybe the tech forgot to hook the wireless antennas back up? Or perhaps they accidentally swapped in a different wireless card? Where did you have the work done? 

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Question: BSNL Broadband

I connected my bsnl broadband to my computer with lan cable. My Computer OS is Windows Ultimate. I can connect to WLAN to my android phone but I can't open I can't open in my computer also. Then when I type ipconfig/release it came with no problem but when I type ipconfig/renew it takes more time and tells me that "An error occurred while renewing interface Local Area Connection :Unable to connect to your DHCP server."

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i am using bsnl broadband connection in windows7. i recently installed rhel6.2. the connection status in rhel6.2 is active, ie auto eth0 connection is active but i cannot browse using mozila or cant ping any address. can anyone helpp. PLEASE HELPPP

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Hey Guys,
I am having a serious problem of my broadband.I have located down to the source of the proble.But please Guide Me To Stop This
SO,I am having a high latency problem in almost everything for which i access internet.First,i thought that cs 1.6 is the problem.So i reinstalled it.But it is not.I am getting latency of 120-150 ms on cs 1.6 currently.
I read your forums and tried to locate the source of it.
So, the problem is that my modem connects me to a server in nagpur which gets me a ping of 120-150 ms:
Here is the link:
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Now,when i connect the server in bhilai,the ping gets reduced to around 90-100 ms
Here is the link:
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------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Now how can i fix this???
NOTE:This is happening from previous 3-4 weeks.I dont what the cause is.
EDIT:Also,I observed that the Bhopal server gave me a ping of 60-70ms.Here is the link:
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Hello ,

My pc(OS:XP) is working fine untill i plugged the cable in to the phone line.

And also my PC has windows genuine error.

I also scaned my pc with antivirus. No virus found.

What to do with this?

Answer:XP hangs once i start BSNL broadband

Please read the rules. We can't help with issues regarding pirated versions of the operating system.

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I have an Asus Netbook 1005P, running Windows 7, SP1, with Internet Explorer 11.

I am often but not always, experiencing the following issue:

When I attempt to connect to Wifi at a caf, the "Wireless Network Connection" for the Network shows "Connected", yet there is no Internet access. Placing the pointer over the Connection icon in the Notification Area displays:

"Unidentified Network No Internet Access".
(The network in question always has an SSID shown in the Wireless Network Connection list.)

This issue occurs whether I am running only the Windows firewall, or am only running the firewall that I prefer which is Comodo.

For antivirus I have Avast Pro (with its "web shield" currently disabled) and so far as this issue is concerned it makes no difference whether this Avast component is enabled or disabled, or whether I disable all Avast Shields.

When this issue occurs, there are often other customers in the caf connected to the caf wifi and also using the Internet.

I have to ask the caf to reset, or turn off and then turn back on, their router, yet other customers do not have to do this to get Internet connection!

This is the issue at whatever caf, to whose Wifi I attempt to connect.

Please help with a solution to this issue.



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I have an Asus Netbook 1005P, running Windows 7, SP1, with Internet Explorer 11.

I am often but not always, experiencing the following issue:

When I attempt to connect to Wifi at a caf, the "Wireless Network Connection" for the Network shows "Connected", yet there is no Internet access. Placing the pointer over the Connection icon in the Notification Area displays:

"Unidentified Network No Internet Access".
(The network in question always has an SSID shown in the Wireless Network Connection list.)

This issue occurs whether I am running only the Windows firewall, or am only running the firewall that I prefer which is Comodo.

For antivirus I have Avast Pro (with its "web shield" currently disabled) and so far as this issue is concerned it makes no difference whether this Avast component is enabled or disabled, or whether I disable all Avast Shields.

When this issue occurs, there are often other customers in the caf connected to the caf wifi and also using the Internet.

I have to ask the caf to reset, or turn off and then turn back on, their router, yet other customers do not have to do this to get Internet connection!

This is the issue at whatever caf, to whose Wifi I attempt to connect.

Please help with a solution to this issue.



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I have an Asus Netbook 1005P, running Windows 7, SP1, with Internet Explorer
I am usually though not always, experiencing the following issue:
When I attempt to connect to Wifi at a caf, the "Wireless Network
Connection" for the caf's network shows "Connected", yet there is no
Internet access. Placing the pointer over the Connection icon in the
Notification Area displays:
"Unidentified Network No Internet Access".
(The network in question always has its SSID shown in the Wireless Network
Connection list.)
This issue occurs whether I am running only the Windows firewall, or alternatively
try only running the firewall that I prefer which is Comodo.
For antivirus I have Avast Free (with its "web shield"
not installed) and so far as this issue is concerned it makes no difference if I
disable Avast.
When this issue occurs, there are often other customers in the
caf connected to the caf wifi and also using the Internet.
I have to ask the caf to:
or turn off and then turn back on,
or remove the power plug,
for their router, 
yet other customers do not have to do this to get Internet connection!
This is the issue at whatever caf, to whose Wifi I attempt to connect.
My computer has an up-to-date network adapter update!

Please help with a solution to this issue.

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How can I configure my existing wifi modem to connect my android phone by wireless connectivity?

Answer:Wireless Connection of mobile with BSNL modem

You configure the phone to connect to the wifi network (assuming you are trying to use your wifi network for your phone). It should then remember the configuration and can/will connect whenever it is within range.

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BSNL has doubled the broadband speeds for many of its plans. This has been announced in Karnataka circle and hope this will also be implemented by other states.
The Revised speed/usage will be effective from 1st Feb 2012.
Thanks Vasudev.

Answer:BSNL doubles Broadband Speed for many of its Plans!

BB Home ULD 750 and BB Home Combo ULD 750 are also been doubled , though not in the list.

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Hi actually my wifi is not working. it is not connecting to any network. always desplaying a message "can't connect to this network" done troubleshoot bt still not working. wifi light in the kiyboard is always red. either it is in areoplane mode or not. plz help me to resolve this problem

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hello when i turn on my laptop i never connect to my wifi automatically , that even doesnt show my wifi signal . it shows only when i trouble shoot (hp network check launcheronly ) not windows truoble shoot as hp network resets all the network adapters.i cant do it all the time , this is hapening from last 6 months. Please tell me a permanent solution. thamk you.

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BSNL, one of the most popular broadband service provide has introduced country’s fastest speed Internet services.
The BBG Super Speed Combo 9999 plan offers 24 Mbps broadband plans in India.
Continue Reading the full post >>

Answer:BSNL launches 24 Mbps Broadband plans in India

220GB for 9999INR ....not the my kind of plan. But the speed up to 24Mbps is real amazing.

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Hi Friends!
Please help.
I am having this strange problem since 15 days now.
Let me explain you in detail,

I have XP PC. It was working fine. Then I had some viruses etc so I formatted it and installed the XP back again.

Now, when I connect to the internet the PC hangs/stops responding at all.
(not until i connect the LAN cable, but when I click the connection logo to start connection, it hangs)

The strange thing is, if i dont start internet connection the PC works fine.
If i connect to internet using same router and cable in my laptop it also works fine.
But when i connect the router to my Old PC it hangs.

I have the router changed by the service provider,
I formatted the PC twice and installed new drivers.
I tried to update all the drivers.
Nothing helps.

When I uninstall and reinstall the LAN driver it sometimes connects for 20-30 minutes but then again starts hanging. then it hangs just on connection start.

Please help me. I am very confused. I showed it to some local computer service center, they tried the same thing - formatting and reinstalling XP from their CD but didnt work.

Anybody has any idea what this problem is?

Thank You.

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 I am using EVDO (bsnl wireless connection)  and my Operating system is windows Xp with service pack 2,the problem i am facing is my internet connection breaks every 10minutes.but the device is working properly in another systems with out any problem for hours

Answer:EVDO (bsnl wirless connection) break ups frequently in xp

Hi,For your question, I'll assume you are using the EVDO USB modem.Open the software provided with the modem. The one which has a red coloured icon in the notification area - if you are connected.Double click on that icon. Or you can always open it from Start>All Programmes.Go to Settings>Options>Standby/Hibernate.Click the radio button "Prevent Standby/Hibernate". By default, standby/hibernate is enabled.I guess it solves your problem. If not, contact customer care.If your downloads break in between, I'd suggest you use a download manager. Also, don't use Internet Explorer. Its very slow & the least secure Internet Browser.I'd recommend you use Google Chrome, its the fastest (can only be installed live, connected), or Mozilla Firefox, or Opera.Use Internet Explorer only for those websites which are not compatible & won't open properly with the above mentioned browsers.

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i am using bsnl broad band connection with modem teracom model name T1-B-DSL699E9.4U6-5
and from last 5 days its not working as while running troubleshoot its giving message that dsl synchronization test F4 OAM TEST FAIL.PLEASE guide me to rectify this.

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MODEM (UT300R2) of UTSTARCOM for connecting BSNL Broadband.

While configuring for Single User successfully ,all sites connect
comfortably, but, when I do successful configuration for Multiuser,a
few sites like -- any of the Yahoo or Yahoomail sites and --- fail to get connected, and ,showing error as
"Error 101 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_RESET): The connection was reset".

I had taken up this issue with Yahoo, who told this is a problem to
be resolved by the service provider.The service provider being BSNL,
when I took up with them,they have also been unable to resolve this.

But, surprisingly, this was not such,about 2 years ago, when all
the yahoo sites were opening easily , under Multi Users
Configuration too.

My PC is pentium IV ,with 1GB Memory, and Windows XP with service
pack2 installed.The browsers used are IE6 and Google Chrome.I have
also tried by removing Fire Wall and AVG Antivirus software ,but to
no positive result.

Kindly, help me resolving this issue and if any suggestion,please
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pdmdl (Prabhat)

Answer:Bsnl broadband multiuser configuration -through adsl modem of utstarcom -ut300r2

we do not support offline support using emails here
so please do not post email and keep all support in the forum
also by adding your email you will get a lot of spam

so I have removed the email address

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Recently my wifi has been acting up (by recently I mean like...9999999 weeks now) on my windows 7 when I try to connect to my wifi it either says "The key or passphrase is incorrect" or "windows can not connect to the Internet" ( something like that) But it doesn't make sense! Because the Internet password is correct! And also all other devices connect but the windows seven! But to make matters worse and also weird is that when I say windows seven I mean my windows 7 PC! The windows seven laptop is connecting perfectly! Also did I forget to say that the Internet I got is new!

Answer:Not connecting to wifi! HELP

Just to get the posts together.

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I have two wifi APs (let's say AP-1 and AP-2) and I sometimes have to switch from one to the other. The AP-1 is my main AP so it is always set with "Connect Automatically" for boot up. But, a lot of the time it does not connect to either AP on boot.

When I need to use AP-2, I select AP-1 and click "Disconnect."

I select AP-2 and Click "Connect" leaving "Connect Automatically" un-checked.

After using AP-2, I again select it and click "Disconnect."

Then select AP-1 and make sure the "Connect automatically" is checked, then Connect.

At the next reboot, about 40% of the times it connects to AP-1 but the rest of the time it connects to neither even though "Connect Automatically" is still checked..

Anyone have some thoughts on how to force this so that it always connects to AP-1 on booting up?

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Question: wifi connecting

I repaired a hp g60-235wm that had started out as vista upgraded to 7 and then windows 10. I thought it should automatically connect to internet but I have to turn it on manually with button. Is there a way i'm missing to do it automatically or isthat normal with this laptop? 

Answer:wifi connecting

Hi!, @macwood: HP not have driver's for Microsoft Windows 10, Operating System for your computer.Only have for Vista and 7 ... IMHO, you must return to Windows 7 and download drivers from the site indicated.

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Having trouble getting my phone to re-connect with a hotel wifi that I have used before. (iPad is connecting with no problems.)
Any help to solve this would be greatly s appreciated.

Answer:Wifi not connecting

Delete the network and reconnect.The hotel might be using a particular type of security and hence it might not connect.The hotel staff will be more helpful in helping you connect to the WiFi.

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Not connecting to wifi. Telling me "Wifi" doesnt have a valid IP configuration.

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Not only am I a WiFi newbie, I'm also a Windows 7 newbie as well. I learned to use computers on Mac/Apple computers. This just adds to my dilemma and confusion.

OK, here's where I'm at right now.

I have an HP laptop (windows 7 x 64 bit) that I've been trying to get to connect to several local WiFi hotspots. I've only been successful at connecting one time. This was at a local BestBuy store and the internet speed was next to non-existent. The sales person stated it was most likely because alot of their in-store demo-products were also connected to the same WiFi and it created a drag on the internet speed.

In an effort to connect to other free WiFi hotspots in my vicinity I built a "Long Range WiFi Antenna." It works like gangbusters regardless of which direction I aim it. And many of the hotspots I'm able to pick up are nationally known Free-WiFi-Hotspots.

The problem is that no matter how strong of a signal I'm receiving, I can't connect to the internet via any of these hotspots. I'll get a message on my laptop telling me that it can't connect to the chosen hotspot.

There has to be something that I'm missing here. My Mac computers will work but, I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong with my windows based laptop.

My "Long Range WiFi" antenna set up is a combination of a C. Crane Super-USB-WiFi-Antenna and an old Dish-Network parabolic dish plugged directly into the USB port on my laptop.

The combined number of both the Private and F... Read more

Answer:WiFi Not Connecting

Info in your profile in the system specs would help greatly...PC/Laptop maker, model, ditto on the network adapters from your Device Manager. A screenshot of your adapter page from network and sharing...what anti-virus are you using, error messages you may have gotten while trying to connect, search for and install Xirrus WiFi desktop gadget, will show you signal strengths and channel info of surrounding connections. I can guess you have an HP with Atheros wifi adapter, have you tried updating the driver for the adapter at HP?

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After using recovery media and reinstalling the window not able to connect wifi, tried all basic stepsa but did not get the solution. Wifi key also stayed tuned orange.  When I tried to connect wifi it first show computer symobol with cross signa and after that it turns to network sysmbol with cross sign.

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HiI am having problems with my Wifi on my HP 15 Notebook PC (Product number: J6L69PAPA#ACJ)I Have Windows 8.1 and as well as  Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter.MY WIFI is showing all available connections but is not connecting with any of them. my HP support system is showing internet and security at potential security risk.I've tried installing various versions of Ralink WLAN Adapter Drivers!. Still no success!I am writing this post from my other laptop as my wifi router is working properly on other devices!my hp support system showing wired LAN, Wireless LAN, Blutooth status ' not connected' but my bluetooth is working properly.Waiting for some solution so that i can use internet on my new laptop.Thanx in advance for any solution.  

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Question: Connecting to WiFi

I have two laptops, both on latest offered upgrades.

HP laptop connects fine but the other - ASUS Aspire E15 not able to now. No problems with Desktop or various iPads.

Appreciate assistance please.


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I have a problem with the IpV4 an Ipv 6 no internet access
Status connected
Speed 54.o Mps
IP Address
2x2 11 a...........
Product ID 1141CTO
Type 1141-CTO S/N * 12/01
Ive gone onto support and updated 72w803ww for drivers
All is ok, my other computers/iphone connects ok.
Problem started when i plugged in the pwr cord, since realised that the energy save may have caused so ive fixed that problem by turing of the SD Card to no on both battery/pwr cord
I dont want to have re-instal windows 7,
Im at a loss, ive searched the interent and tried all on the support forum, pls help
many thanks
Moderator edit by bananaman: Masked serial number to prevent misuse.

Answer:WiFi not connecting

One other thing you can try is removing the wireless adapter in Windows device manager and then rebooting. Windows will find the adapter and reinstall it after the reboot. This has fixed similar issues for me before. Good luck!

E420, i5, 8GB, 500GB/7200, 32GB mSATA, Win 8.1 Pro x64T61, 4GB, 500GB Hybrid, Win 8.1 Pro x64

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if my laptap take near to the modem, wifi is connecting. If we take 10 meters away from the modem, even the wifi sygnal also not showing. Please suggest any driver to solve this problem,

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My laptop : Hp pavilion 14-e006TU NB PcTried updating to ralink wireless lan adapter driver verion I'm not able to connect to Wi-Fi.Spend hrs daily in troubleshooting, please help in resolving this issue.

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My laptop is no longer recognising my wireless router, an Edimax 802.11g.My iPhone and my son's laptop both pick it up and work well anywhere in the house.My laptop however, is sat on top of the router and won't detect it at all!!!It all works well when it's plugged in via the ethernet cable but that's no good.I've checked the necessary settings and they seem to be ok - I think - so am at a loss really.Only thing I thought, does the router need to be connected to a pc permanently for the rest of the wireless equipment to work properly?Any ideas?Cheers,G.

Answer:WiFi not connecting

the router is independent - no pc connection required at all as the phone line goes into this router doesn't it?Have you made any changes to your pc recently?what security software have you installed?

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hello guys,
i work in a company where they have secured the internet connection so that nobody can go to entertainment websites.
it also blocked some of the website like YOUTUBE.
is it possible if i connect to company's internet through finding WIFI hotspot and open such website???
its a big company and you can find a hotspot for this quickly.

Answer:connecting through wifi

Please read the TSG Rules, we won't help you bypass company network restrictions. I suggest you work instead of play when you're at work.

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Question: WIFI connecting

This is no problem. Just want to pass on information:
About 3 weeks ago, I signed up for the Verizon MIFI 2200 wireless service.....
Just want to let others who may travel a lot or in area where internet service leaves a lot to be desired, but have fairly decent Cell phone service, that it works Great (at least so far)
It is costing $35.00 for 3G service.

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My laptop is not connecting to WiFi I did every of your methods. I did CMD method I did system recover did system recovery . I uninstalled network adapter but nothing is happening . the signal not showing and some time it shows but 1 signal even my mobile hotspot is so close it , no problem in my phone I checked it

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I am on windows XP on an hp compaq d530 sff.
Have got a wireless adapter to connect so tried to connect to WiFi, type in the password and get the message
"The network password needs to be 40bits or 140bits depending on your network configuration. This can be entered as 5 or 13 ascii characters or 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters."

So... What precisely do I do now please?

Answer:help connecting to wifi please

would appear the password is not being entered correctly
However, what security are you using on the router
WPA2 maynot work with an old adapter

do you also have XP Service Pack 3 SP3 ?
start>control panel>system - will tell you there

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I am not able to connect my wifi network since last three days on my lenovo G560. All the network adaptors are working properly accept my windows 7 was not able to install the driver for PCI simple communication controller and it is showing some kind of "Unknown Device". I tried to troubleshoot the problem but Installing the driver's again and trouble shooting but windows was unable to fix that. 

Answer:WIFI Not Connecting

Please take these steps and tell me the results:1. Uninstall all WiFi drivers from your system. Atheros and others from Windows Program Uninstall including Intel Chipset Software.2. Find and delete WiFi adapter in Device Manager and restart your system without doing anything.3. Windows will automatically find your WiFi adapter and install the needed drivers.4.Install Intel Chipset again.Everything should work fine after these steps. Please reply with the result on this post so we can go deeper if problem exists.

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Hello hope someone can help.My WiFi button remains orange even after I press it and when it is within reach of mt WiFi connection. My WiFi at home is fine as I am using it now with my mobile phone.I have gone to device manager>other devices >network controller> details> hardware IDs> and the top string starting with PCI\VEN is;PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_3165&SUBSYS_40108086&REV_81Hope this helps

Answer:WiFi not connecting

Hi: You need this driver... Good for windows 7 and 8.1... This package contains drivers for the Intel Wireless LAN in supported models running a supported operating system. Driver for W10...  

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I'd be very grateful for some help please.
I have a Netgear WiFi router which was set up on my desktop PC which I'm not currently using. I am using a laptop and my brother is using his PC. I've just installed the trial version of "Who is on my WiFi" because I'm having a few niggles. e.g. my laptop won't connect eventhough I'm almost sitting on top of the WiFi box (not a problem I have elsewhere with the laptop so I'm assuming it's ok). Speed when connected has also deteriorated recently. Also today there was a message on my laptop about another computer using the same I.P. address - which I've never seen before.
A scan using "Who is on my WiFi" is showing three connections. I can identify my laptop and my brother's PC but I don't know what the third one is.
Would this be the Netgear box itself or do I have someone else using my service.
If the answer is that I do have someone else using my service how do I stop them?
Many thanks

Answer:WiFi and who's connecting to it

Change your routers password - I presume you have it password protected? That will stop anyone else connecting to it.

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ok so i have a fairly new laptop. its a samsung R522 running windows seven. my problem is that my own wifi doesnt come up as possible connections. we have 2 other computers at my house and they can both connect wirelessly and they are Macs. but i dont know if that has any thing to do with it. even my brothers ipod touch can connect to our wifi. thats basicly all i know about this.

Answer:connecting to my own wifi help

Hi FoldedBrick, and welcome to TSG.

FoldedBrick said:

thats basicly all i know about this.Click to expand...

Well, you or somebody else at your house is going to have to supply a bit more information about the WiFi set-up being used.

1) Name and brand of the wireless router or wireless access point being used to share the Internet connection.

2) The SSID of the wireless router or wireless access point and if it is set to broadcast the SSID.

3) What, if any kind of wireless encryption is being used and the key or pass phrase for that encryption. You do not need to tell us the actual key or pass phrase.

4) If the wireless router or wireless access is using any kind of MAC filtering to limit which computers and other hardware can connect to the wireless router or wireless access.

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Everything worked fine till yesterday,but now I can see wifi networks but not able to connect to my own wifi

Answer:Lap top not connecting to wifi

Have you tried using an Ethernet cable?

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Had some trouble with our wifi a few weeks back & now I can't connect to it.  When I try to add a new wireless network it says it's already there but it doesn't show up in the list.HELP! 

Answer:Wifi Not Connecting

You can try removing the existing wifi connection then adding it back again. Click the link below:Remove existing wireless network  If you found my answer helpful please say thanks by clicking on the Thumb's Up icon.If my answer solved your problem please mark it as the Accepted Solution. Thanks!    

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Hi guys, I found an old computer in my basement from 2005 maybe, it's running windows xp. Anyways, I'm can't figure out how to connect it to my xfinity wifi. Every time I press connect to Internet it asks about modems. I've googled how to connect it and I can't seem to figure it out. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

Answer:Help connecting to wifi

Hey Ryan. Is this a laptop or desktop. If it's a desktop, it likely doesn't have a wireless adapter that will allow connection to you wireless network. If it's a laptop, right click on My Computer,Properties,select Device Manager tab, then look for Network Adapters and click once on the + and see if you see any wireless adapter listed and if it is enabled. You can enable/disable a wireless adapter by right clicking and toggling between enable/disable. In either case, it probably needs quite a bit of work to get it up to date, and assuming everything else seems ok, I myself would start from scratch and reformat the drive and reinstall XP (assuming you have an XP disk for it) since any maintenance programs are just as old. If you're not sure about this, tell us the make and model number of this pc.

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Hello my wifi is not working from several days i troubleshoot several times but my laptop cannot connect i update my driver but it also did not work but when i restrat my laptop it connect for sometime but after sometime disconnect againkindly tell what is the issue i am using windows 10.

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I'm pretty computer savvy, but I cannot figure out the issue here.
My LG desktop won't load webpages. When I click on IE the main page loads, maybe after 5 minutes and if you try to load any other pages it doesn't go, or acts like it's on dial up. We have taken it to Best Buy for the Geek Squad and they thought they fixed it, up apparently not.
One error message I got was "The connection between your access point, router, or cable modem and the internet is broken."
We have other computers running off the wifi just fine.
Runs windows 8
Thanks for the help!

Answer:Desktop not connecting to WIFI

Make sure you have the latest correct wireless driver installed, preferably from the PC (first) or adapter (second) manufacturer's web site.

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:


[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

[Press ENTER after each command.]

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

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with a screen shot see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows Vista or latter I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

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How can I connect two laptops wireless for playing games and sharing data ??? Please help !!!

Answer:How to connecting two Laptops via WiFi ????

Originally Posted by dilshan

How can I connect two laptops wireless for playing games and sharing data ??? Please help !!!

You can use connectify hotspot lite free version for this.
Connectify - Turn your PC into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and Get Faster Internet

Or you can set up a hosted wireless network manually using the guide in the link below.

You can even use virtual router software to create a WiFi hotspot.
Virtual Router - Wifi Hot Spot for Windows 8, Windows 7 and 2008 R2 - Home

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Today my computer randomly won't connect to my WiFi anymore. I have never had any problems before. I have tried connecting and disconnecting with no change to the problem. It is not the networks problem as all other PC's in the house can connect to it. The computer cannot connect to any WiFi network.

Here are the specs/model:
Toshiba Satellite L850 (Laptop)
Windows 7
core i7, AMD radeon 7670m, 8 GB ram

If I click on troubleshoot it brings up a message saying:

There might be a problem with the driver for the Hamachi adapter
There might be a problem with the driver for the Local Area Connection Adapter
There might be a problem with the driver for the Wireless Network Connection Adapter

If I click on fix it will load for a bit but not change anything.

please help!!!

Answer:Computer not connecting to wifi

If it's not to inconvienent, go to a hot spot and see if it connects there. This way we can see if it's the unit or the home connection.

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Hi People,,

This IS my very first post here...Well I Have a big problem i.e I Have a Windows XP Pro Laptop ,my Brother Has A Vista Home Premium And My Sister owns a MacBook Air. and i also own a PSP on which i surf for some time...

Now The Problem Is That we Have one WiFi Modem and i think it connect 2 one thing at a time .......

i dunno but please let me know how do i connect ALL of these at the same time....
I Tried inserting our MAC IDs in the modem but its not working.....

Can Some one please help.....

thank You Very Much

Answer:Connecting 4 Different Systems to 1 WiFi

What is the brand and model of your modem? What is the brand and model of your router?

And, what specifically is the problem you are experiencing?

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My lumia is not able to connect to some wireless encrypted network which works fine on other devices like Yoga tablet. Today I got a failed connection against two different networks. I tried soft reset without success. What else can help ?

Answer:Can I get some help connecting to an encrypted wifi?

Are you attempting to connect to wifi that you own or control? Even if you have the WPA key, it is possible that you won't have access to the wifi. The person who administrates the network could be using MAC address filtering, which would prevent you from connecting. For us to help you further, please create a username on the forum and provide us with more information.
What Lumia do you own? What error message do you get when your phone fails to connect? Do you know any details about the network?

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hi i have a lenovo laptop running on Windows 7 OS (not sure what the model name is but it says Z580)
so the problem is that i can't connect to wifi, when i run the diagnoses it says that there is a problem but it doesn't know what the problem is, there are many machines connected to the same network, but for some reason this one won't work.
according to my friend (the one who has the problem) the computer stopped connecting out of nowhere, so what can i do?
by the way, i can't find the drivers.

Answer:Laptop not connecting to WiFi

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We have installed a new wifi router- can identify and use the wifi on our laptop now (the one i am currently using to mail this to you) but the pc it is coming from cannot seem to connect!! HELP PLEASE!!

Answer:trouble connecting pc to wifi

make and model of PC
Make and model of router / modem
do you have wireless secruity enabled - what type of secruity - the desktop may not support it
Try taking secruity off and see if it connects

You will need to save to notepad and copy to the working PC
Post an ipconfig /all for both machines - make sure we know which is which
{ipconfig /all}
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all

-> Start > run {search bar in Vista} > cmd > ipconfig /all
post back the results here
TWO Methods to do that - if you cannot access the internet with PC, then use method 2 to copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

Method ONE -------------------------------------------------------------
start > run {search bar in Vista} > cmd > ipconfig /all

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

Method TWO -------------------------------------------------------------

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


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

{Device Manager}
Post back the results in device manager
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} > network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
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My whole college Campus is enabled with WiFi facility.
But the officials said that u cannot connect it through mobile.
U can only connect it via laptop.
i tried connecting it via mobile, but it asked many other things other then id & password,
i Have the id & password, but i dont know what to write in other things.

Can anyone help me please.
i m attaching a ScreenShot of the things asked while connecting to WiFi


Answer:WiFi Problem - not connecting

Ask the college campus IT department. They can answer your questions if "the officials" were incorrect when they "said that u cannot connect it through mobile." Closing.

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