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Windows 7: Laptop cant connect to the internet using wifi

03 Oct 2012   #1
xsv182

windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Laptop cant connect to the internet using wifi

I cant connect to any wireless connection. I tried at my house and school and it shows either a red x, yellow triangle, or yellow ball showing connections are available. I can connect through ethernet though. I ran into this problem a few weeks ago but it was fixed after I did a malware scan but I have done many scans and everything clean. I also did ipconfig. Can someone help me?
Thanks


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03 Oct 2012   #2
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

If malware was involved try running this
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Also, more specific specs on your system would be helpful.
Model number ...stuff like that.

It wouldn't hurt to look for updated driver/software for your wifi device either.
Which I could point you to if I knew what kind of system we were dealing with.
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04 Oct 2012   #3
xsv182

windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
If malware was involved try running this
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Also, more specific specs on your system would be helpful.
Model number ...stuff like that.

It wouldn't hurt to look for updated driver/software for your wifi device either.
Which I could point you to if I knew what kind of system we were dealing with.
I ran sfc scannow and it said there was corrupt files but could not fix some of them.

Im running a dell inspiron 1440
intel core 2 duo processor

I also updated my wifi driver earlier today
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04 Oct 2012   #4
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Hmmm... could you read option 3 on that same page I linked above and attach the text file it produces to your next post?
(it will be information about the sfc scan and nothing else.)
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04 Oct 2012   #5
xsv182

windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
Hmmm... could you read option 3 on that same page I linked above and attach the text file it produces to your next post?
(it will be information about the sfc scan and nothing else.)
sure i attached it.


Attached Files
File Type: txt sfcdetails.txt (38.3 KB, 14 views)
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04 Oct 2012   #6
Maguscreed

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04 Oct 2012   #7
xsv182

windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
Ok I did everything and restarted my computer and it seems to be working at the moment but its been know to stop working lol. Hopefully its fixed and if it is thank you! You saved me a lot of time and money! Very much appreciated. If something happens where it brakes again ill just come back here. Also should I run that scan again to make sure everything is good?
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04 Oct 2012   #8
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

It will likely keep coming up as bad. (in the scan that is)
Hopefully the rework of it took on reboot and you are settled.
It's very likely the malware is to blame for this.
If it's gone you should be okay now.

Meanwhile might not hurt to bookmark that page.
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04 Oct 2012   #9
xsv182

windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
It will likely keep coming up as bad. (in the scan that is)
Hopefully the rework of it took on reboot and you are settled.
It's very likely the malware is to blame for this.
If it's gone you should be okay now.

Meanwhile might not hurt to bookmark that page.
So this morning the problem came back. It said I was connected but with no internet access.
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04 Oct 2012   #10
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

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