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Windows 7: After Installing 64-bit Cant connect to router


09 Jul 2013   #1
Jamieleemiller

32 bit
 
 
After Installing 64-bit Cant connect to router

So im fairly useless with computer, so i thought i would try find some people who know what there doing to help

So i had 32-Bit installed and i got told 78LMTthat because my pc has 8g RAM 64 bit would be better seeing as RAM is being wasted, so i installed 64-bit and all was going good up until i tryed connecting to a network, it just does not find anything its as if my router just does not exist anymore, the ethernet cable is still plugged in and nothing else has changed.

After a full day of just looking at my pc hoping it would magically work again, i installed some drivers which came with the pc and it managed to get me to connect to 'Local area connection' but still no sign of anything else.

As i said im fairly useless when it comes to this stuff some hopefully someone can aid me.

PC MODEL; GA-78LMT-S2P


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09 Jul 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Can you open the Device Manager ? See if there is any symbols listed . Take a PrntScrn

Click on the start button

Inside type device manager press [ENTER] key

Upload a File
Click on the Go Advanced button under the Message box . Scroll down to Additional Options then click on Manage Attachments in the Attach Files sections . Click the Browse button locate the file then click on the Open button . In the Upload File from your Computer section click on the Upload button . Wait until it finishes uploading then close the window . Then click Submit Reply .
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09 Jul 2013   #3
Jamieleemiller

32 bit
 
 

Im using a laptop atm because i cant get online with the computer, sorry for being an idiot but how would i get the picture from my desktop to be able to show you?
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09 Jul 2013   #4
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Ok . Use the snipping Tool inside Windows 7

Open up Device Manager .

Then use the Snipping tool . How to link is below

How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista

Save the file to a USB flash drive then upload it using your laptop . Plug the USB flash to your laptop
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09 Jul 2013   #5
Jamieleemiller

32 bit
 
 

-device-manager-print-screen.png

earlier in the day that device was (Ethernet Controller)(!)


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09 Jul 2013   #6
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Not seeing any missing drivers . When you try to open up a browser what error message do you get ? The icon on the sys tray ( near the time ) shows it is connected . From the Computer to the router is the Ethernet cable plugged into the first Ethernet port on the router ?
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09 Jul 2013   #7
Jamieleemiller

32 bit
 
 

Yeah it just says 'no internet access' and instead of my router name it says 'Local Area Connection'
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09 Jul 2013   #8
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Try this


Copy and paste the code below into Notepad. To open Notepad, click on . Inside type notepad and then press <ENTER> button .

Code:
@Echo off
pushd\windows\system32\drivers\etc
attrib -h -s -r hosts
echo 127.0.0.1 localhost>HOSTS
attrib +r +h +s hosts
popd
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /flushdns
netsh winsock reset all
netsh int ip reset all
cls
echo Script finished.
pause
del %0
In Notepad, click File and then Save. Type reset.bat inside file name section . Change Save as Type to All Files, and then save the file to your desktop. After the file is saved, right click on the RESET.bat choose . Once it's finished running, restart your computer. Check to see if your Internet connection is restored.
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09 Jul 2013   #9
Jamieleemiller

32 bit
 
 

It didn't seem to work, Thanks for the help though, means alot this is just really confusing me, how it went from being perfect to not working
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09 Jul 2013   #10
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

When you were installing Windows 7 x64-bit did you have the Ethernet cable plugged into the PC ? Also how did you install Windows 7
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