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Windows 7: Wireless problem!

26 Dec 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Wireless problem!

Hello,

I have not been able to use wireless on my laptop for the past 3 days. I've tried almost anything but it still isn't working.
Windows IP Configuration

Here is my ipconfig

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Justin-Thinkpad
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Peer-Peer
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 3:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #
2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 24-77-03-89-AD-61
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) Centrino(R) Ultimate-N 6300 AGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 24-77-03-89-AD-60
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::4d89:d7ce:6b71:f107%18(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.11(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 371488515
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-18-6A-F8-4C-00-21-CC-C2-42-5E

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
216.104.72.5
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : home
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) 82579LM Gigabit Network Connecti
on
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-CC-C2-42-5E
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{FB5ADDB3-9899-4697-99BE-3A0B13DD52B8}:

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.home:

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

Tunnel adapter isatap.{87AE74AB-897C-4DBE-A32B-9A5606E7CA75}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Reusable ISATAP Interface {8FC710BA-7F17-4CDB-890E-D94378ACDC46}:


Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #4
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Right now, I am connected to an unidentified network and have no network access. And it says that I have "limited access"
please help and happy holidays

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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26 Dec 2012   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

It looks like you are connected to something other than your wireless access point.

I'm going to suggest a rather generic set of troubleshooting steps:

open Network and Sharing Center
click on Manage Wireless Networks
right click on each network name listed and select Remove network from the context menu
restart the computer and try to connect to your Wireless Access Point again
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Dec 2012   #3

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Welcome to the Seven Forums.

It looks like you are connected to something other than your wireless access point.

I'm going to suggest a rather generic set of troubleshooting steps:

open Network and Sharing Center
click on Manage Wireless Networks
right click on each network name listed and select Remove network from the context menu
restart the computer and try to connect to your Wireless Access Point again
My internet keeps on going in a cycle from "identifying" to "disconnected"Hmm.. I only had one network when I went to Manage Wireless Networks. But I'll try it and post what happens.

Okay so I did and it didn't seem to fix it. I couldn't connect to the network.
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27 Dec 2012   #4

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Also, my windows network diagnostics says
Wireless network connection doesn't have a valid IP and that there is a problem with wireless adapter or access point
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27 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by icecream12345 View Post
Also, my windows network diagnostics says
Wireless network connection doesn't have a valid IP and that there is a problem with wireless adapter or access point
Which anti virus software are you running?

Do you have iTunes installed?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Sometimes a simple unplug of the router from the AC power outlet for about a one minute. If that doesn't work a reset of the router will work. Use a paper clip, and stick it in the tiny hole on the back of the router and push it in to hold down the reset button inside that hole for 15 to 30 seconds or until the router reboots.
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27 Dec 2012   #7

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by icecream12345 View Post
Also, my windows network diagnostics says
Wireless network connection doesn't have a valid IP and that there is a problem with wireless adapter or access point
Which anti virus software are you running?

Do you have iTunes installed?
I don't have an anti virus software but I did download malwarebytes which I downloaded after I started having problems.
And Yes I have iTunes installed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2012   #8

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Try turning on DHCP:

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28 Dec 2012   #9

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
Sometimes a simple unplug of the router from the AC power outlet for about a one minute. If that doesn't work a reset of the router will work. Use a paper clip, and stick it in the tiny hole on the back of the router and push it in to hold down the reset button inside that hole for 15 to 30 seconds or until the router reboots.
I was kind of reluctant to try it at first because I tried power cycling before. But this solution worked for me. I guess I thought it was more complicated than it really was. Thank you so much!
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28 Dec 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Great news....glad it's working for you. Only other suggestion I have for you is to go into your routers web based page and make all necessary security changes. Now everything is a default settings. You will need to enable your encryption service...wep, wpa, wpa2 and wpa2 - personal...choose the latter one. Change your log on credentials from default admin, admin, to something else. And turn off your SSID. That should do it for you.
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