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Windows 7: Can't connect to the Internet hardwired

28 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 PRO
 
 
Can't connect to the Internet hardwired

I have windows 7 64 pro and I am having internet problems.

I am able to connect to the network (which has 2 other computers on it running Windows 7) but not to the internet.

I am hardwired from my router (linksys WRT54G). Sometimes it is able to connect and sometimes it is not (mostly not).

I have 2 other computers (one wireless, one hardwired) that are connected to the internet on the linksys WRT54G.

I've tried 2 motherboards (thought I might have bad Lan on 1st mb) and I am getting the same results.

Any ideas what the problem is, and how to resolve it?


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28 Aug 2011   #2
ski

windows 7
 
 

Swap out the network cable with a known working cable, try a different router port, and make sure the network adapter is working properly in Device Mgr.
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28 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 64 PRO
 
 

I updated bios on the new motherboard - tried it on the old mb and it didn't solve it. Then I reinstalled windows 7. Installed newest drivers and finally got it to work. I had tried all that on previous motherboard in addition to the steps above and couldn't get it to work. Thanks for your suggestions.
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28 Aug 2011   #4

Windows 7 64 PRO
 
 

Well - internet is out again. Did Windows Update first time from Fresh install - restarted and still had internet. Did Windows Update a second time - restarted and still had internet. Did Windows Update a 3rd time - restarted and no internet. Tried to system restore back to 2nd update - no internet.

It's either Windows update or printer that must be causing an error... any ideas?

MSI H67MA-E35 MB
Intel I3 2101 Sandybridge
G.skill Ripjaws DDR31333 4gbx2
Seagate 7200 250gb hdd
Rosewill 650 ps
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29 Aug 2011   #5

Windows 7 64 PRO
 
 

I plugged a new cable in... I've tried every port on the router... and modem. Device Manager shows no errors. I plug a USB wireless Adapter into the usb and I can connect... but I don't want to connect via wireless adapter my computer is 2 feet away from the router and I want to hardwire it. Someone please help.


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29 Aug 2011   #6

Windows 7 64 PRO
 
 

Finally figured it out. Bonjour was adding 0.0.0.0 as default gateway and causing problem with network. Disabled Bonjour and it was fixed.
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29 Aug 2011   #7
ski

windows 7
 
 

Glad you were able to fix the problem.
Thanks for posting back with the solution.
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