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Windows 7: Possible solution for unidentified network access

30 Oct 2009   #11

Window 7

can some one help me please, i don't see the advance tab,

here is a screen shot:

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15 Nov 2009   #12

Windows XP and Windows 7

I cannot believe it, but this actually worked. Thanks a bunch.
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05 Dec 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

For those still having trouble I recommend you do the following:

1. Follow Omar's original post.
2. Run: msconfig
3. Go to services
4. uncheck Bonjour service and apply
5. Restart
6. If there is still a problem
7. Repeat Omar's original post again
8. restart
9. If it works, start conspiracy theory as to why Apple is setting your default gateway to
10. If it doesn't - find another solution :)
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13 Dec 2009   #14

Windows 7
It Works!

@ Thread starter:

You, sir, are officially my new hero. My internet has been being screwy ever since I upgraded to Windows 7 and I could never figure out how to solve it beyond just sitting around waiting for the internet to randomly start working again! Your solution fixed my problem and I just wanted to let you know what a big help you were
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13 Dec 2009   #15

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eltrutgnik View Post
can some one help me please, i don't see the advance tab,

here is a screen shot:
In the Network & Sharing Center window, click on "Change adapter settings". From there, right-click "Local Area Connection", go to "Properties", then click "Configure" in the window that comes up. From there, you can follow the thread starter's instructions :)
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19 Dec 2009   #16

Windows 7


This actually saved me from all the hussle of reverting back to Vista.
I spent about 3 days !!! trying everything !!! EVERYTHING!!! reconfigured modem.. called my isp... changed around my routers... my win7 PC just didn't wanted to connect to internet...
I could see all the pc's in my network (LAN), but no net connection, bloody hell...

Then I stumbled upon this post... and voila! here I am, surfing the net... lol ...

My "Network Address" field was displaying "Value: 0000000000000000".
I changed it with the random numbers the dude in first post used, and it worked!!! IT WORKED!!!

don't know how, don't know why, miracle or not, i don't care... but thank you for posting this!
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07 Jan 2010   #17

Windows 7
Still Not Working

Hey Guys,

Unfortunitely, I cannot share the success. This didn't work for me. I do not have a Bonjour service to uncheck in the MSconfig but I followed the other advice. If anyone has more advice, I would appreciate it.
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10 Jan 2010   #18

XP, Windows 7, Vista

Just wanted to thank the original poster, this fixed my problems as well.

I had the unidentified network error as well.

What caused my initial problem was, my Tosh was on standby hooked into the home network. I am assuming it was in some kind of download or update state when my brother disconnected the ethernet cable and plugged it into another gateway laptop xp.

This wreaked havoc on both laptops. I got the new Tosh back online buy putting 12 zeros in the network address. 000000000000

It took, 7 made a home network and gave me a PW.

My GF is happy which means IM HAPPY> lol

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13 Jan 2010   #19

Windows 7 Professional
Is there something different about Windows 7 Pro???

Hello all,

I am having the same exact problem with my Dell laptop always seeing the home network as "unidentified Public network" and either no internet access or at least very limited. It probably hasn't worked two hours in the past week. However, I also have two desktop machines (Dell 420 and Dell 430) and both of them are working fine and always seeing the home network just like they are supposed to and both have great internet access. They all have new, clean installations of Win 7 Pro. The laptop (the one that I am having problems with) was the first one that I upgraded, when the other two desktop machines were still on XP Pro and Vista.......but, I doubt that had much to do with it.

Ok, so my question.........either Win 7 PRO is a little bit different from what you all are describing or I am the dumbest guy on this forum. I keep trying to click the buttons and get to the same places that you all mention and I just don't seem to see the same things or understand where I am to change the network address. My screen does look like the screenshot that I saw under one of the replies in this thread, but I just don't seem to see how to change anything. I have been scouring the internet for a solution to this problem and have tried several other things that folks said would work......but, they didn't. Either there is something different about the PRO version of Win 7 or my particular laptop is different or I'm just a very dense guy that can't seem to follow directions.......please help!!

If I could get more exact directions or any other kind of help from someone that knows this networking fix better, I would be eternally grateful. Please respond quickly as this laptop may get thrown out a second story window before too long if I can't figure out how to fix this problem.

Thanks in advance.
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18 Jan 2010   #20

shitty windows 7


U cant believe how many days i tried 2 solve this thing and looking for solutions on google and nothing worked. But your solution works like a charme:) Mayebe u should get a job at Microsoft instead of those retards that work there now...

I buy u a beer next time ur in my country ha ha
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