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Windows 7: Limited Access to network

01 May 2012   #1
slimsoul

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
Limited Access to network

Hi,
I'm writing today because recently I've been getting the issue of the "Limited Access" when it comes to connecting to the internet at my school. I know it's something wrong with my laptop because every single person that is in the same area as me is receiving internet just fine, for some reason it's only me. At home I connect to my router with no problem it's only in school. Sometimes it does actually connect but when I come back the next day it's back to "Limited Access". I usually just restart my network adapter and at times I re-install my wireless card. I obviously cannot access the router so I would appreciate if someone can give me a solution in which I would not have to. Been searching all over the internet for a solution but most of them just say to access the router and input some stuff...Please help. Thanks!

Oh and I'm running Windows 7 x64
Dell XPS 17


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01 May 2012   #2
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

slimsoul,
Welcome to SevenForums.

When you see that "limited access", if you just wait, does it go away and give you a connection.

Is this a brand new problem with this computer?

Are you in an area where there is a Starbucks or even a beer joint that has wifi (you would be surprised how many do.)?

If yes, than go there and see if you can connect.

Need your specs before continuing.
thanks,

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01 May 2012   #3
slimsoul

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Thank you karlsnooks for responding. I had to keep uninstalling my Wireless adapter driver in until it finally worked. If I go back to school tomorrow it will say limited access again. I'm looking for permanent solutions not quick fixes.

My specs are as follows:

OS
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core i7 @ 2.00GHz
Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
RAM
6.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
Dell Inc. 0K4H3G (CPU)
Graphics
Generic PnP Monitor (1600x900@60Hz)
(Illegal Vendor ID)
Hard Drives
488GB Seagate ST9500420AS (SATA)
Optical Drives
Optiarc DVDRWBD BC-5540H
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
It's a laptop

Also, there are no wifi hotspots around the area from what I know. Just a whole bunch of clothing departments.
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02 May 2012   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Please follow the procedure given.
Your cooperation is appreciated.
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02 May 2012   #5
slimsoul

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

I did
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02 May 2012   #6
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Where are you that there are no wifi hotspots around?

You do know that you can use google to inform you of wifi hotspots in your area.
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02 May 2012   #7
slimsoul

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Im at a college campus..it's deep in the forest so the only wifi around are local wifi which pretty much have passwords. To reach a hotspot I would have to drive outside the school which I dont have the power to do.
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02 May 2012   #8
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Just give me the location and I will look up the info for you.
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03 May 2012   #9
slimsoul

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Search NYIT Old Westbury
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03 May 2012   #10
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

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