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Windows 7: Connected to Wireless network, but windows says Not connected


04 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Connected to Wireless network, but windows says Not connected

OK, so i am connected to my wireless network, but windows says that i am not connected



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05 Oct 2011   #2
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Hi bdman32,

Try removing all network profiles, re-add your own SSID (wireless network) with the correct encryption.
Wireless Network - Remove

Make sure that 'Obtain DNS Server address automatically' in your wireless setting is set to auto.
Setting Up a DHCP Ethernet Connection in Windows Vista/7 - Virginia Tech Knowledge Base [answers.vt.edu]
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06 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thanks for your help but, i tried that but it did not work
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06 Oct 2011   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Can you screenshot your network adapters, and also ipconfig /all infos.
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07 Oct 2011   #5

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

bdman32,
That "connected" simply means that you are connected to the router.

I get that quite frequently when when a password is also required.

What do you see if you go to a command prompt and type NSLOOKUP
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07 Oct 2011   #6
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

What type of Security of Firewall Software do you have, completely disable it for now, see if that's the issue.

You might want to post an ipconfig /all output for review.
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09 Oct 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

ip config is as follows


Windows IP Configuration


Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Co

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : M
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Conne

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : M
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Co

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : d
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : f
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 1
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 2
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 1

Tunnel adapter isatap.{4AECEED6-4E75-474

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : M
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Tunnel adapter isatap.drewnet.com.au:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : M
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : d

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-I

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : M
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

Tunnel adapter isatap.{7C943CC4-4CA1-458

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : M
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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09 Oct 2011   #8

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

bdman,
You might want to run ipconfig /alll again but this time type:
IPCONFIG /ALL > ipconfig.txt

Now you have the output of ipconfig /all in a text file and you won't have to worry about info being truncated.
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26 Oct 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thanks guys, for your help, i had to wipe my comp for antother reason so it fixed it
thanks for your help
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27 Oct 2011   #10
2xg
Microsoft MVP

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Glad to hear that you got it all sorted bdman32.
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