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Windows 7: Help required , cannot connect to wireless network.


12 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Help required , cannot connect to wireless network.

Hi there,

I have recently bought a new computer and have been happily connected to my wireless network for three months. The other day the connection was lost and now I cannot connect to my wireless or parents wireless networks. I can connect via Lan and from this have done an ipconfig print out which I will add below.

I can see my wireless network connections however when I tempt to connect it says windows cannot manage it. I am running windows 7 home premium 64 bit.

All other computers can connect to the wireless just not mine. Any help would be highly appreciated

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Markies>ipconfig/all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Markies-HP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : lan
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 40-2C-F4-02-2F-CC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi Ada
pter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 40-2C-F4-02-2F-CC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : lan
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 2C-27-D7-DF-32-6F
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::10df:ef06:b554:ac09%13(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.67(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 12 October 2011 19:53:29
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 13 October 2011 19:53:28
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 288106455
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-15-77-B2-F8-2C-27-D7-DF-32-6F
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 14:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Tunnel adapter isatap.lan:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : lan
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
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 . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:5ef5:79fb:28e4:2fa:a13f:ae60(Prefe
rred)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::28e4:2fa:a13f:ae60%16(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled
C:\Users\Markies>


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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12 Oct 2011   #2

 

It looks like you have an Ethernet connection, if true, unplug it and then go to change adapter settings and set wireless as default...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Hi there, I am connected thru ethernet at mo as this is the only thing that works. I disconnected and did what you said but still no luck. While disconnected I printed another ipconfig log and it looks as so,

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Markies>ipconfig/all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Markies-HP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : lan
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 40-2C-F4-02-2F-CC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi Ada
pter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 40-2C-F4-02-2F-CC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : lan
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 2C-27-D7-DF-32-6F
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::10df:ef06:b554:ac09%13(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.67(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 12 October 2011 19:53:29
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 13 October 2011 19:53:28
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 288106455
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-15-77-B2-F8-2C-27-D7-DF-32-6F
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 14:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Tunnel adapter isatap.lan:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : lan
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
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 . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:5ef5:79fb:28e4:2fa:a13f:ae60(Prefe
rred)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::28e4:2fa:a13f:ae60%16(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled
C:\Users\Markies>
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


12 Oct 2011   #4

 

show us a screenshot of your adapters...with the wifi adapter highlighted.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Hope this is what you mean! Many thanks for your help.


Attached Thumbnails
Help required , cannot connect to wireless network.-untitled.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2011   #6

 

I apologize for not being more specific. right clik on the network symbol on your taskbar system tray on the right bottom of your screen, select Open Network and sharing center, in next window, on top left, select change adapter settings, highlight the wifi adapter, then take a screenshot...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2011   #7

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

No probs. here it is


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Help required , cannot connect to wireless network.-wifi.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2011   #8

 

ok, if you disable the lan connection and then try to enable the wifi connection, what happens?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2011   #9

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

I Disable the lan and it still just says windows cannot connect to my wireless?!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2011   #10

 

when you right clik the wifi adapter do you get an option to enable it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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