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Windows 7: Only Local access No Internet

01 Feb 2009   #1

Only Local access No Internet

i have searched the forums for solution .
I have Lenovo T400 with Intel 5300AGN adapter and DLink DIR 655 wireless router. I was running Win Vista Business 64 bit.
I upgraded to Win7 ultimate,
I can connect to The router and access my local network NAS drives
cannot connect to internet either wirelessly or with LAN.
my other laptops/desktops with vista/XP have no issues.
any help is appreciated

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08 Mar 2009   #2

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I'm running Win7 64 on a Lenovo w500 and I saw the same exact issue. I was able to fix it by changing the encryption on my wireless router. It looks to me like Windows 7 does not support 64bit encryption, only No encryption or 128bit or higher.

I browsed to my router's home page and changed the encryption to be unsecured, and then I was able to connect. I then changed it to 128bit and was able to connect as well.

If that doesn't work for you, you may want to try all the other things I tried that didn't work for me :-)

1. Uninstall the wireless driver, reboot and allow the Lenovo to reinstall the driver.
2. Go to the properties for your connection and disable IPv6, reboot.
3. Shut down the wireless router for 15 seconds.
4. ipconfig /reset
5. scream at the computer to knock it off

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