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Windows 7: Unidentified Network, Clean Win7 install, tried several NICs


31 Aug 2011   #1
Heyl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Unidentified Network, Clean Win7 install, tried several NICs

Okay, so here's the deal.
I recently built a new computer and proceeded to install Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
After installing the drivers for the built in Realtek NIC the computer connects (wired connection) to an Unidentified Network (which also is set to public) and therefor no internet access.
However, from time to time it does say I have internet access but it's not working.
After hours and hours of googling on the issue and trying many of the solutions posted I thought that it might be something weird with the built in card.
So I bought a USB powered network-card and installed the drivers. Same problem.
Then I thought, maybe if I tried going wireless. So I tested a wireless network USB stick. Same problem.

I can see other computers on the network and I can ping them (and they can ping me) but I can't ping google for example.

I have spoken to my ISP and they say they can see my computer getting an IP so no problem on their part.

Things I have tried:
-Unchecking the ipv6-box
-Changing the default gateway to some random number
-disabling the firewall
-no bonjour service (as it is a clean install)
-reseting stacks
-changing NIC (as I stated)
-reinstalling Win7

The other computers on the network (both wired and wireless (one running win7, one vista and one OSx)) are working

Submitted is my ipconfig /all:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Esmeralda
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : bredbandsbolaget.se

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : bredbandsbolaget.se
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : ASIX AX88772 USB2.0 to Fast Ethernet Adap
ter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-50-B6-4E-FE-DF
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::a065:7615:628:fa50%14(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 85.228.195.148(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.240.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : den 31 augusti 2011 11:14:11
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : den 31 augusti 2011 12:19:05
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 85.228.192.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 85.228.192.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 318787766
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-15-EE-DB-08-00-25-22-B4-2D-01

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 195.54.122.204
81.26.226.3
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.bredbandsbolaget.se:

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

Tunnel adapter 6TO4 Adapter:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : bredbandsbolaget.se
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2002:55e4:c394::55e4:c394(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 195.54.122.204
81.26.226.3
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled


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31 Aug 2011   #2
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Go into device manager and in the view check view hidden devices and in you networking adapter disable the microsoft 6to4 adapter and see if that makes a difference for you please:


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31 Aug 2011   #3
Heyl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I tried it but did not work

A peculiar thing I've noticed is that when I disable/enable the adapter and the computer is identifying the network it first shows up as Unidentified and public with no internet access. However when I change from public to home and join the homegroup, it still says Unidentified Network but it states that I do in fact have internet access which I don't.
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31 Aug 2011   #4
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Are you connected with a router and if so what happens when you bypass it and connect directly with your cable? I'm just trying to eliminate a few things..
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31 Aug 2011   #5
Heyl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I am connected via a gateway provided by my isp. As I've understood it, it does not work like a router, it merely passes along the IP's it gets from the ISP.

I have tried running a cable directly from the outlet to the computer, still Unidentified.
Could it be something with the MB? I mean, I use the onboard NIC and the other NICs I have tried are connected via usb.
Just a thought
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31 Aug 2011   #6
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't think that there is anything wrong with the mobo, is your connection dsl and is it filtered and how old is the gateway they do go bad and you do need it for a proper connection. Also you said you can see other computers and are they connected to the same gateway sry yes it look like.
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31 Aug 2011   #7
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Have you tried turning off the other computers to see if they might be interfering with yours try it and see if the results change at all..When I used to set up my windows I would always disconnect the other computers on the network so that the one I'm setting up would be completely isolated and free from anything interfering with it. I know that sounds weird but from time to time I would have issues if others were connected when I was setting up on a dsl connection. Open a elevated command prompt and run a sfc /scannow you may have some system files corrupted. If that doesn't help then I'll place a post in the vip section asking someone with more knowledge than me to see if they can help you with this issue.
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31 Aug 2011   #8
Heyl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have tried being 'alone' on the network but still nothing.
Yes, they are on the same gateway.
I'd say the gateway is about one year old and the ISP provided me with one so I guess you need either that or a router.
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31 Aug 2011   #9
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well does the gateway have a reset button on it where it can be set to factory default settings? If so reset it and start from scratch I'm pretty sure it's a gateway problem.
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31 Aug 2011   #10
Heyl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have tried resetting the gateway, no luck.
The weird thing is that if the gateway was the problem, how come the other computer works? (also connected by cable from the same gateway)
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