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Author Topic: Can't connect to internet (wireless) but it says I am connected. :S help please.  (Read 51210 times)

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didier12

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    I have a wireless internet receiver built in to my laptop that picks up internet from my router. The box at the bottom says I am connected excelently and is sending and receiving packets but internet and msn and anything like that is not working. My stepdad has a laptop and his connects with it fine. I also have an internet dongle that connects to sattelite instead of router and that works fine on my laptop but costs 3 times as much. One day the internet was working fine I shut it down and stuff, Then the next day I rebooted and it didn't work.
    Please help.

    jnell54



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      same here! did you get a Fix? If so please share it w/me Thanx! jnell

      Shandy



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        To get help with this issue the admins will require you run an ip config. click Start>Run and type cmd then hit enter. in the command prompt type ipconfig /all then post the full log here (just copy and paste).

        ale52



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          Need...more...info...gasp  :P

          Operating system / antivirus & antispyware protection / service packs installed / when did it start happening / did it ever work right / installed any new software?

          The "signal" you're getting is the connection to the router, not the Internet.

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          Turn off computer. Disconnect router, and modem from power source for 30 seconds.
          Power them back on.
          Restart computer.

          If that doesn't work, bypass router, and connect computer straight to the modem.

          If that doesn't work...
          Go Start>Run (Start search in Vista), type in:
          cmd
          Click OK (in Vista, while holding CTRL, and SHIFT, press Enter).

          In Command Prompt window, type in following commands, and hit Enter after each one:
          ipconfig /flushdns
          ipconfig /registerdns
          ipconfig /release
          ipconfig /renew


          Restart computer.

          If that doesn't work...
          Go Start>Run (Start search in Vista), type in:
          cmd
          Click OK (in Vista, while holding CTRL, and SHIFT, press Enter).

          At Command Prompt, type in:
          netsh int ip reset reset.log
          Hit Enter.
          Type in:
          netsh winsock reset catalog
          Hit Enter.

          Restart computer.


          If that doesn't work...
          Download, install, and run WinSockFix: http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/Network-Tweak/WinSockFix.shtml
          Restart computer, and check again.

          didier12

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            Need...more...info...gasp  :P

            Operating system / antivirus & antispyware protection / service packs installed / when did it start happening / did it ever work right / installed any new software?

            The "signal" you're getting is the connection to the router, not the Internet.

            Alan <><  :D

            Windows XP home/ Spyware doctor and spybot/ I haven't installed any service packs I don't think/ Started happening a week ish ago/ It was working fine and I turned off the computer the next time I logged on it wasn't working/ No.

            ale52



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              Did you try Broni's advice yet?

              Alan <><  :D
              I have principles.  And if you don't like them...well...I have other principles!!

              Typokween

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              Boni... I could just hug and kiss you!  :-*  I have been going INSANE allllll day and I tried the commands you suggested with no luck and then... I download and ran WinSockFix. Now my laptop is back online. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

              I suggest to anyone else to install and run WinSockFix.

              Thanks again Broni.

              Broni


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              You're welcome :)

              As for the kisses, if you're a girl, you're welcome too ;D

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              Great Broni
              Worked perfectly

              Broni


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              Cool :)
              Two birds with one shot ;D

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              you better reload- in case he also wants to kiss you.
              I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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              Are you sure, fblake is a guy?? ;D

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              Are you sure, fblake is a guy?? ;D

              better safe then sorry :P
              I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.

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              That's true...