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Windows 7: Network Problems


21 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Basic 32-bit
 
 
Network Problems

Hi all,
I'm having several problems which I think all may stem from the same root.

I took my computer on my vacation with me and did nothing/very little with it online. It was when I got back that problems started.

First off, my FTP program, FileZilla, no longer works. I tried two other programs and they couldn't access my server either. Finally I got access with a web-based FTP.

I noticed today that my bluetooth adapter seems to have totally vanished from my computer. I usually leave the adapted disabled, so sometimes the icon vanishes from the system tray. But this time, I could not get that icon back there. I tried to download HP Wireless Assistant (which somehow got deleted from my computer a long time back) as I remembered on there you could control adapter settings and enable them.

I couldn't download the driver, as any site I went to was trying to download it from an ftp:// location which HP had set up. Coincidence with first problem? I then though the problem might be with the bluetooth driver, and tried to download that from HP's website. Same problem with download as the HP Wireless program.

I've done a restore back to July 12th, the earliest my computer had saved. Problems still persist.

To top it off, my brother cannot download the HP software from his computer either (same house). This makes me wonder if maybe the entire problem is stemming from the network we are on, somehow. I know this isn't a whole lot of information, but it's all I have :P

Quite frankly, trying to solve this has been infuriating. I would appreciate any help you could provide. Thanks!

AA

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21 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 and Mac OS X 10.8.3
 
 

Go to "Start" then type in "CMD." Now type "ping 192.168.1.1" (or the IP address of your server/router if the IP address is diffrent from what I listed) and press enter.

Post what "CMD" shows.
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21 Jul 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

What type of cleaner, tune up, or reg cleaner programs are installed?
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22 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Basic 32-bit
 
 

@Beta:
Quote:
Pinging 192.168.1.1 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=2ms TTL=64
Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64

Ping statistics for 192.168.1.1:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% Loss)
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 2ms, Average = 1ms
@Britton30: Cleaner apps? None that I know of.

Thanks for your help!

AA
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22 Jul 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Try the Contol Panel Network and Sharing troubleshooter. somtimes it's helpful.
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23 Jul 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Basic 32-bit
 
 

I ran all of the troubleshooters in the network section that were applicable...no dice. I'm just about convinced it's my network and some way it's set up because I was able to connect to FTP at a friend's house just fine. I should have downloaded the HP file as a further test, but I didn't =P

AA
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