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Windows 7: Win 7 won't connect wirelessly

11 Sep 2011   #1
zRestart

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Win 7 won't connect wirelessly

Been tackling this problem for over a year now, with a few installs of Windows 7 that ended up making me go back to XP. Well now I have a dual boot with XP SP3 and Win 7 HP x64. The problem is that I can't connect to the internet while using a wireless adapter on Win 7, the wired connection works with Win 7 though, and the wireless USB adapter (Zonet ZEW2546) works on XP. The only pair that doesn't work are the zonet and Win 7. I've tried just about solution I could find, to no avail. I have an EVGA P55v SLI mobo - which I've heard isn't great with wireless, but if it works with XP it should be possible with 7 too. Win 7 is a fresh install so the problem is not antivirus or another program. I'm really hoping for a solution here, here is a copy of ipconfig /all (The Realtek wireless LAN utility is the USB adapter, and I am connected by wire.) Thanks!

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Zack>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Zack-PC7
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8191SU Wireless LAN 802.11n US
B 2.0 Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 08-10-74-8A-BE-C1
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) 82578DC Gigabit Network Connecti
on
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-23-54-F8-BC-11
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::38ed:868a:b6f6:66c2%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.19(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Sunday, September 11, 2011 8:41:17 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Monday, September 12, 2011 8:53:48 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 234890068
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-15-FD-4C-8B-00-23-54-F8-BC-11
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
Tunnel adapter isatap.{452ED38E-11D1-4311-8841-F576E3A4B67A}:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Tunnel adapter isatap.{1D109180-86F1-4C6D-8614-A1F7B96E063D}:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
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 . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:4137:9e76:1002:61c:3f57:feec(Prefe
rred)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::1002:61c:3f57:feec%23(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled
C:\Users\Zack>


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12 Sep 2011   #2
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Welcome to SF,

Can you pls. enable DHCP on your wireless connection?
Quote:
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8191SU Wireless LAN 802.11n US
B 2.0 Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 08-10-74-8A-BE-C1
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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12 Sep 2011   #3
zRestart

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I was wondering about that, could you tell me how? I'm fairly computer savvy but networking is certainly not my strong point.
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12 Sep 2011   #4
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Here's how you may enable your DHCP:
Setting Up a DHCP Ethernet Connection in Windows Vista/7 - Virginia Tech Knowledge Base [answers.vt.edu]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zRestart View Post
I was wondering about that, could you tell me how? I'm fairly computer savvy but networking is certainly not my strong point.
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12 Sep 2011   #5
zRestart

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I'm not home right now so I can't give it a shot, but it does say for ethernet, and the DHCP is disabled on the wireless (which is the only thing with a problem). Thanks
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12 Sep 2011   #6
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Yes, you may use the same guide but apply it to your wireless setting.
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12 Sep 2011   #7
zRestart

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I just enabled DHCP, I forgot I had set it to obtain a certain IP because it wasn't working automatically, and it still isn't. Any more ideas? I'm really hoping for a solution this time around, XP is getting old
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12 Sep 2011   #8
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Pls. check your router setting for any Mac filtering, disable it for now.

Verify that you have the latest driver for your Realtek from the manufacturer's site.
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12 Sep 2011   #9
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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12 Sep 2011   #10
zRestart

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I haven't tried disabling MAC, how do I do that? I have the latest driver, and yes I read that thread before.
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