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Windows 7: Problem accessing internet even though network/sharing says connected

08 Jun 2016   #1
jmjholden

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Problem accessing internet even though network/sharing says connected

Ok guys. I have been struggling with this problem for quite some time. So on a different computer from the one I am on right now I have a problem connecting to the internet. When I open up network and sharing center I see that I have full bars and internet access. However when I open up any browser it just buffers and struggles to open a page. It takes around 15 minutes for google to even load. Then it immediately crashes. This is a computer in good condition also. None of my other computers or devices have a problem accessing the internet and all use the same router. Also, using an Ethernet cable works and so does the internet when I use my phone as a hotspot. I have tried ipconfig release and reobtain it, I have tried to flush the dns, I have even tried to upgrade to windows 10 (another story but it will not allow my computer to do this idk why). When I diagnose connection problems it says that a connection is broken between access point, router or modem. Also when I ping google I have 75% packet loss. Any suggestions are appreciated thanks so much! I have a inspiron n5110 by the way with a11 bios.


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08 Jun 2016   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Buy a new wireless card, they are cheap.

Why are you using wireless if you can connect it with an ethernet cable ?


What is the exact make and model of the problem computer ?

Please post a link.
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08 Jun 2016   #3
jmjholden

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I cannot just use Ethernet because I need to be mobile with my laptop... I cant just sit by my router all day. It is a dell inspiron n5100. Would it be a wireless card problem if the router works for every other computer and the problem computer can connect to a hotspot from my phone (which I cant use all the time bc the data would be insane)?
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