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Windows 7: Unidentified (public) network - no internet access


08 May 2010   #1

Winows 7
 
 
Unidentified (public) network - no internet access

Hi all,

I am trying to create a network between my laptop and ps3 using an ethernet cable. I have checked the box to allow sharing of the internet through the laptops connection, however, the LAN continually states “unidentifed (public) network, no internet access”. My internet is a wireless connection, using a usb key/dongle.

I have read many threads and tried a few things but without luck. Any advice would be greatly appreciated (but please in lay mans terms as computers are not my strong point). Cheers.

C:\Users\Em>ipconfig/all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Aaron
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : GlobeTrotter GI0505 - Network Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-F1-D0-00-F1-D0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 90.237.203.56(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : den 8 maj 2010 11:50:01
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : den 13 maj 2027 06:38:33
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 90.237.203.58
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 90.237.203.57
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 208.67.222.222
208.67.220.220

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8102E/RTL8103E Family PCI-E Fa
st Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-23-8B-DC-98-A4
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.213.241(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 208.67.222.222
208.67.220.220
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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08 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Using the tutorial below and substituting your DNS and routers IP's might work. I can't test this out here but the tutorial in the link below covers the process pretty well.

DHNet - Get Connected - Internet Connection Sharing - Windows 7 and the Playstation 3
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08 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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10 May 2010   #4

Winows 7
 
 

Thanks for your advice.

I followed the tutorial, with all going well until I had to enter the properties for Internet Protocol Version 4. Whenever I entered them and closed the window, I found when re-opening, the IP address and subnet mask had been erased. When looking at the properties of the ethernet, I noticed that there was an anutoconfiguration IP address (detailed below). Viewing other threads, I understand it's an automatic ip that the computer assigns assigns to itself when it has no response from dhcp. How do I go about disabling the autocongiuration setting so as to enter the correct ip address? Cheers

Connection-specific DNS Suffix:
Description: Realtek RTL8102E/RTL8103E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20)
Physical Address: ‎00-23-8B-DC-98-A4
DHCP Enabled: No
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address: 169.254.213.241
IPv4 Subnet Mask: 255.255.0.0
IPv4 Default Gateway: 90.237.168.84
IPv4 DNS Servers: 208.67.222.222, 208.67.220.220
IPv4 WINS Server:
NetBIOS over Tcpip Enabled: Yes
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 May 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You would have to force IPsettings.


How to Configure a Static IP Address in Windows Vista | Train Signal Training - Free Computer Training Videos

This is basically the same in Windows 7.. but this is Vista.

Make sure you know your routers Gateway and DNS servers for your internet.
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