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Windows 7: Unidentified local area connection

12 Dec 2012   #1
Mrturkey

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Unidentified local area connection

I am having trouble connecting to my local area connection as it is coming up as a public network. I am connecting through TP-link home plugs and it keeps saying it is an unidentified public network.


This what is showing up.


Any help is appreciated, I am at braking point here.


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12 Dec 2012   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Do you have iTunes or Adobe photo shop or Adobe CS3 installed on this system?

Can you post a screen shot of the ipconfig/all?
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12 Dec 2012   #3
Mrturkey

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

I have iTunes installed.
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12 Dec 2012   #4
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Well I kind of figured that.

If you can go into Windows services at services.msc, look for one called Bonjour, it may show up as "ID store" followed by bunch of numbers. You will want to disable this service then reboot the machine and if that changes anything.

The ipconfig/all might still come in handy if this doesn't work.
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12 Dec 2012   #5
Mrturkey

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Here is the ipconfig as well

C:\Users\Hugh>pconfig /all
'pconfig' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

C:\Users\Hugh>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hugh-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Edimax EW-7612PIn Wireless PCI-Express Ad
apter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 80-1F-02-2F-17-02
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::8827:b465:5f83:2dfc%13(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.8(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 12 December 2012 16:08:52
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 13 December 2012 16:08:52
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 327163650
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-18-5A-64-67-02-EF-22-FD-23-10

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
192.168.1.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 02-EF-22-FD-23-10
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::69ae:7b3e:a44e:d123%12(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.209.35(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 267676932
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-18-5A-64-67-02-EF-22-FD-23-10

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{CFB11CA5-571E-4E2A-AFDC-6F79E05BF79F}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
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

Tunnel adapter isatap.{DA7ADD4B-9849-45F3-9E73-C59AF211A49E}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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12 Dec 2012   #6
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

The only problem I see here is two default gateway's showing up for the DNS server, usually only one would show up as it points back to the router as the DNS server.

When two gateways show up it sometimes means there is a secondary router involved in the network which may not be configured correctly but for now disable the Bonjour service if you can find it.
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12 Dec 2012   #7
Mrturkey

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

I have disabled Bonjour and there are still two networks with my local area connection showing up as a public network.
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12 Dec 2012   #8
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mrturkey View Post
I have disabled Bonjour and there are still two networks with my local area connection showing up as a public network.
Is there more than one router in this network because the ipconfig is showing two default gateways for some reason.

From what I can see your LAN or the talktalk, is a separate network from the public one. Which one are you trying to use?
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12 Dec 2012   #9
Mrturkey

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

As far as I know there is only one router.
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12 Dec 2012   #10
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

From what I'm seeing that secondary default gateway is what's creating this Unidentified public network which is a very common problem although the cause can be different depending on many factors.

Have you tried to disable the Ethernet connection by going to Device Manager and disabling it, because it's showing that it's plugged but isn't getting a valid IP address .

Perhaps going through the link below which describes this problem and shows various solutions further down the page.
Windows 7 Unidentified Network, Limited Access, No Internet Connection Problem Resolved
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