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30 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
This unidentified network problem...

Hello everyone. maybe you all can help me.

about a week ago I started to get an unidentified network issue on my laptop.

here is how it basically works. I will see the network i want to connect to, and click on it. after which it will tell me that it is taking awhile finding the network, and then connect me to a unidentified public network. and it will tell me to the left of that that I am connected to the network I tried to connect to, but I have no internet access.

I have tried turning the adapter off and on, restarting and I have deleted bonjour, (I think) and can't figure out what it might be. help please?

My System SpecsSystem Spec

30 Nov 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

Reset the network tcp/ip stack.

Copy and paste this to an elevated command prompt then hit enter:

netsh int ip reset


If that doesn't help, set a static ip address for the network adapter in Windows for IPv4. For dns server, use

If you don't have mdnsresponder.exe in the task manager, you've already successfully uninstalled Bonjour.
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30 Nov 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Download the free trial of Magic Network, to see what or who belongs to the unidentified object.
Cisco - Network Magic Essentials Features

Click on the little down arrow to "track as an intruder"

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30 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7

it isn't an issue with there being an intruder though. It has happened at my home and at college in the public wifi area.
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30 Nov 2009   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Okay, don't track it as an intruder then... just see what it is
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30 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7

The first bit of advice didn't work, but I'm looking at this now. How do i set up the static ipv4 connection. cause I think that might be what is part of the problem.

looking at my general adapter information it says that my IPv4 connectivity has no network access.
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30 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7

Its working now thank all of you for your advice. for future refrence here was MY problem.

I went to my adapter, clicked properties then clicked properties on internet prtocol Version 4 then clicked properties. it looked like somehow (maybe bonjour who knows) my DNS and Ip adress were set to static with nothing.

maybe this is a windows 7 issue or what but try to have people check for this.
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30 Nov 2009   #8
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Do you see a yellow triangle in Network and sharing?
too late ... glad to see it's working now!
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