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Windows 7: Local Area Connection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration


15 Jan 2011   #1
suzannec

Windows 7 Home 64 bit OEM
 
 
Local Area Connection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration

Mmkay, so I was getting on my internet at some point yesterday - a wired connection that I just plug in with a cable - and I started getting "Unidentified Network." I diagnosed the problem and I get this:

Investigate router or broadband modem issues

Local Area Connection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration"Local Area Connection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration Not fixed
Investigate router or broadband modem issues Failed
Reset the "Local Area Connection" adapter Completed



Network adapter Local Area Connection driver information:

Description . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8059 Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Manufacturer . . . . . . . . . : Marvell
Provider . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell
Version . . . . . . . . . . . : 11.22.3.3
Inf File Name . . . . . . . . . : C:\windows\INF\oem9.inf
Inf File Date . . . . . . . . . : Monday, September 28, 2009 9:22:00 AM
Section Name . . . . . . . . . : SLYuk2CopGig_38CB86BF.ndi
Hardware ID . . . . . . . . . . : pci\ven_11ab&dev_4381
Instance Status Flags . . . . . : 0x180200a
Device Manager Status Code . . : 0
IfType . . . . . . . . . . . . : 6
Physical Media Type . . . . . . : 14

The attached pictures show what I have going on. I also did the ipconfig as requested by some other thread and I followed the steps here (even though it's vista and I'm on Windows 7).

I'm currently on my school's wireless.

And before talking to the school's tech support . . . They aren't insured to do a lot of touching with personal computers, so they're hesitant to play with them. Also, the girl working this weekend just puts in tickets for school related technical problems - she isn't actually knowledgable on computers.

I'm fairly certain it's not my room, as I checked another room and it was the same thing. And everyone else's internet is working fine.

More information:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Suzanne-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : local

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : local
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : F0-7B-CB-5B-74-49
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::11e6:c8d8:17ea:2027%20(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.192(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, January 15, 2011 10:09:20 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, January 15, 2011 11:29:29 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : fe80::224:1ff:fecc:ffc%20
192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.2
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8059 Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-24-54-83-F9-2F
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 16:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter #5
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 15:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter #4
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Reusable Microsoft 6To4 Adapter:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter 6TO4 Adapter:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:4137:9e76:3c46:2bd2:3f57:fe3f(Preferred)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::3c46:2bd2:3f57:fe3f%22(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 14:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter #3
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

And then it goes on. . . to like * 240+




Attached Thumbnails
-unidentified.png   -ipconfig.png   -displaydnsblock.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jan 2011   #2
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

When you are connected via ethernet cable and you get a 169.254.xxx.xxx IP address, you have no connection to the network. Basically Windows will attempt to get an IP address from the network (the router assigns the IP addresses) and if it doesn't get one, it will make one up. Those made up addresses will always be 169.254.xxx.xxx.

There are some possible causes: the ethernet cable is broken (easy to check, just swap it out), the MAC address on your NIC has been blocked (this is something you'd have to ask your school's IT department about), your NIC card is failing (the card could be going out, one of the wires on the connector could be bent/mangled), Windows somehow got the NIC drivers screwed up (uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling the drivers may help).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jan 2011   #3
suzannec

Windows 7 Home 64 bit OEM
 
 

Hi, kegobeer. How do I go about uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling the drivers?

Also, in my device manager, I have hundreds of tunnel adapters. Is there a reason for this? D:
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16 Jan 2011   #4
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Go to the device manager, look under network adapters, right click on the adapter and select uninstall. If given the option, have it delete the driver, too. Make sure you are connected via wifi since Windows will have to go on the internet to download the driver again.

Tunnel adapters are part of the IPv6 spec. When you delete the adapter, those should also be deleted. You can ignore them.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jan 2011   #5
suzannec

Windows 7 Home 64 bit OEM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
When you are connected via ethernet cable and you get a 169.254.xxx.xxx IP address, you have no connection to the network. Basically Windows will attempt to get an IP address from the network (the router assigns the IP addresses) and if it doesn't get one, it will make one up. Those made up addresses will always be 169.254.xxx.xxx.

There are some possible causes: the ethernet cable is broken (easy to check, just swap it out), the MAC address on your NIC has been blocked (this is something you'd have to ask your school's IT department about), your NIC card is failing (the card could be going out, one of the wires on the connector could be bent/mangled), Windows somehow got the NIC drivers screwed up (uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling the drivers may help).
Hi again. I went to the library and tried hooking my laptop up with one of the cables there. No luck - so it must be osmething on my computer.

I also tried uninstalling the driver and again, no luck.

I have no idea what a MAC address is. o3o

I hope to christ it's not the NIC card. This stupid thing's only like seven months old. D:
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jan 2011   #6
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If the library is on the school campus, then that doesn't really prove anything. It's still the school network, regardless of where you connect. Take the computer to a friend's house off campus and see if you can connect. If you can, then you need to talk to your school's IT department.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jan 2011   #7
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by suzannec View Post
Mmkay, so I was getting on my internet at some point yesterday - a wired connection that I just plug in with a cable - and I started getting "Unidentified Network." I diagnosed the problem and I get this:

Investigate router or broadband modem issues

Local Area Connection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration"Local Area Connection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration Not fixed
Investigate router or broadband modem issues Failed
Reset the "Local Area Connection" adapter Completed



Network adapter Local Area Connection driver information:

Description . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8059 Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Manufacturer . . . . . . . . . : Marvell
Provider . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell
Version . . . . . . . . . . . : 11.22.3.3
Inf File Name . . . . . . . . . : C:\windows\INF\oem9.inf
Inf File Date . . . . . . . . . : Monday, September 28, 2009 9:22:00 AM
Section Name . . . . . . . . . : SLYuk2CopGig_38CB86BF.ndi
Hardware ID . . . . . . . . . . : pci\ven_11ab&dev_4381
Instance Status Flags . . . . . : 0x180200a
Device Manager Status Code . . : 0
IfType . . . . . . . . . . . . : 6
Physical Media Type . . . . . . : 14

The attached pictures show what I have going on. I also did the ipconfig as requested by some other thread and I followed the steps here (even though it's vista and I'm on Windows 7).

I'm currently on my school's wireless.

And before talking to the school's tech support . . . They aren't insured to do a lot of touching with personal computers, so they're hesitant to play with them. Also, the girl working this weekend just puts in tickets for school related technical problems - she isn't actually knowledgable on computers.

I'm fairly certain it's not my room, as I checked another room and it was the same thing. And everyone else's internet is working fine.

More information:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Suzanne-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : local

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : local
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : F0-7B-CB-5B-74-49
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::11e6:c8d8:17ea:2027%20(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.192(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, January 15, 2011 10:09:20 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, January 15, 2011 11:29:29 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : fe80::224:1ff:fecc:ffc%20
192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.2
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8059 Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-24-54-83-F9-2F
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 16:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter #5
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 15:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter #4
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Reusable Microsoft 6To4 Adapter:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter 6TO4 Adapter:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:4137:9e76:3c46:2bd2:3f57:fe3f(Preferred)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::3c46:2bd2:3f57:fe3f%22(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 14:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter #3
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

And then it goes on. . . to like * 240+
The problem here is pretty obvious, you have way too many tunnel adaptors.

Too many of these indicates a driver problem and it will also ruin your connection if there are too many of those tunnel adaptors. This problem happens all the time. Click and save the zip file, then run the zip file and reboot.

Just use Tunnel Adapter – Microsoft 6to4 adapter Remover
http://www.sordum.com/deneme/6to4/do...to4remover.zip
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jan 2011   #8
suzannec

Windows 7 Home 64 bit OEM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post

The problem here is pretty obvious, you have way too many tunnel adaptors.

Too many of these indicates a driver problem and it will also ruin your connection if there are too many of those tunnel adaptors. This problem happens all the time. Click and save the zip file, then run the zip file and reboot.

Just use Tunnel Adapter Microsoft 6to4 adapter Remover
http://www.sordum.com/deneme/6to4/do...to4remover.zip
It all says "remove failed." The pic is attached.

I don't know if this means anything, but while I have a 64-bit system, when I open up my task manager and look at the processes, everything ends in * 32 (which I guess means it's all running in 32 bit). However, this has been happening before my internet spazzed. When I tried using the 64-bit one, it said that the image file \ RarSFX0\devcon.exe was valid, but for a machine type other than the current machine.


Attached Images
 
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19 Jan 2011   #9
anta

windows 7 enterprise 32bit
 
 

May I ask, does your laptop support Wireless connections and if so does it work?
(my bad, the picture has just downloaded of your ipconfig /all) the last question still stands though does that work ?

this would eliminate the networking layer within windows as being the problem, highlighting as said in previous posts that the problem is probably hardware related...

it is also a question as to why you have so many tunnelled connections, failing hardware can do this, but so can malware.

do you have Anti virus/malware and is it upto date ? if so you may wish to run a full scan....
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jan 2011   #10
suzannec

Windows 7 Home 64 bit OEM
 
 

Yes, wireless works on this laptop. I never have wireless and my wired connection on at the same time.

Yes, AVG is up to date. I ran a full scan and found a java /downloader.aa and /classloader virus, and they've been sent to the virus vault, but still no luck.
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