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Windows 7: Wireless Network Connected but No Internet Access


28 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Wireless Network Connected but No Internet Access

Hey guys, I've been searching this forum and other resources for days now with no luck. I'm connected to our apartment's wireless network, but about a week ago I found the infamous yellow triangle and "No Internet Access." I was going along fine for about a month and this came out of nowhere.

I've tried every imaginable ipconfig command that has been suggested, including flushdns, ipreset, all the winsock commands, etc. I've tried resetting everything: modem, router, laptop... I've tried enabling/uninstalling my wireless adapter, changed my TCP/IPv4 settings, used trusted DNS settings, the whole 9 yards. I've renamed my computer, deleted the network profile, deleted my computers profile on the router, booted on safe mode, you get the picture.

I installed Xirrus from a flash drive, and I can post screenshots of any info that may be required, but any help is greatly appreciated!! Very difficult to be limited to an iPhone for all your Internet needs...

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28 Jun 2012   #2

Win 7
 
 

Have you had a look at the router settings to make sure you have access?
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28 Jun 2012   #3

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Click on Start then Run or press Window key (next to left Ctrl key) +R and paste the following into the Run box, exactly as shown, including double quotes:

cmd /c "ipconfig /all > postme.txt & ping yahoo.com >> postme.txt & notepad postme.txt & del postme.txt"

and press ENTER.

A file will open in Notepad. Please copy and paste the contents here. Close the Notepad window and the file will be deleted and the Command Prompt window will also close.

If you don't have a Run selection off the Start menu, see here: Enable Run Command on Windows 7 or Vista Start Menu
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28 Jun 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Sorry, I can't really copy and paste because I'm on my phone. I'll have to post a screen shot. Give me a few
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28 Jun 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Windows IP Configuration

* *Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Steve-PC
* *Primary Dns Suffix *. . . . . . . :*
* *Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
* *IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
* *WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
* *DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : hsd1.pa.comcast.net.

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

* *Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
* *Connection-specific DNS Suffix *. :*
* *Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
* *Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-C7-6C-2A-49
* *DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
* *Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

* *Connection-specific DNS Suffix *. : hsd1.pa.comcast.net.
* *Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 1000 BGN
* *Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-C7-6C-2A-48
* *DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
* *Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
* *Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::bc0a:9496:8076:76d7%20(Preferred)*
* *IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.58(Preferred)*
* *Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
* *Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, June 28, 2012 6:44:48 PM
* *Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, July 05, 2012 6:44:51 PM
* *Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1
* *DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1
* *DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 335554247
* *DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-13-B7-74-0E-C8-0A-A9-F0-88-95
* *DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 208.67.222.222
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *208.67.220.220
* *NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Pinging yahoo.com [209.191.122.70] with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 209.191.122.70:
* * Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),
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28 Jun 2012   #6

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

That all looks okay. I see you are using OpenDNS. When did you start using them? You might want to try switching back to your router as the DNS server, 10.0.0.1, or switch to Obtain IP and DNS addresses automatically.
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28 Jun 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I started using OpenDNS last night, and before that it was set to automatically obtain

edit: trying to use, I suppose
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29 Jun 2012   #8

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Maybe the passphrase changed? Try removing the existing wireless network:

Type networks at the Start menu, and select "Manage wireless networks."
Here you can change the search & connect order for wireless networks (top-most is 1st priority), as well as delete a network.

Now click on the Wireless Network icon in the System area of the Taskbar and connect to the wireless network again. See if that helps.
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30 Jun 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stflinch1 View Post
Sorry, I can't really copy and paste because I'm on my phone. I'll have to post a screen shot. Give me a few

If you can go into Device Manager and open up Network connections, then disable the Microsoft virtual WiFi mini port adaptor. After that see if your connection works again, it may require a reboot.

This virtual adaptor causes connection problems all the time.
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30 Jun 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Please post a screenshot from xirrus link below:
Wi-Fi Inspector | Xirrus
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