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Windows 7: Unable to connect to network devices with Windows7

20 Jan 2011   #1
kelvinwgr

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits OS
 
 
Unable to connect to network devices with Windows7

Hi Guys,

I am unable to connect to my network devices since I upgrade to Windows7 Pro with a new laptop. I am using a peer to peer connection, meaning just my laptop and the device with a static IP address set on my laptop (192.168.2.40) and a static ip address set on the device (192.168.2.47). I am using a CAT5 network cable to connect to the device (I have tried both straight and cross cable - both failed).

My local area network adaptor will show unidentified network, under properties -> status, it states No Network Access. There is no issue to connect to the internet. Just that my job requires me to often do a peer to peer connection with the device.

I didnt have this problem with windows xp.

Anyone can help? Thanks.


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21 Jan 2011   #2
kelvinwgr

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits OS
 
 

Hi Guys,

Please ignore the thread. I have tested that even though the network adaptor shows no network access, I am still able to web into the device. Initially I presumed that it couldn't as the network daptor icon shows an exclaimation mark.
That exclaimation mark was actually referring to internet connection issue.

Thanks.
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21 Jan 2011   #3
DeanP

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7
 
 

Good to see you found the solution.
Let us know if you are having more problems.
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