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Windows 7: "LAN doesn't have a valid IP Config"

26 Oct 2009   #21

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

I keep a list of all the things I've personally had to contend with. Mostly help I got from this or other groups actually

Not complete and not the fix for everyone, but... you never know.

I think that the main problem is really a driver issue. These fixes are workarounds till hopefully more and better drivers start appearing now that 7 has been released!

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26 Oct 2009   #22

7600.20510 x86

lol no removing Bonjour is no workaround. It's a must.
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26 Oct 2009   #23

windows 7 64bit & XP 32bit

FSeal, thanks. I checked and I dont have Bonjour service.
I will try your other suggestions as well.

and Yes I have already disabled v6

And I'm still having trouble installing the driver. I've redownloaded it also.
I unpacked to a folder and tried to "locate and install driver manually", but when I find the folder the updater doesn't recognize whats in it (it only shows the readme folder and not the other files)
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26 Oct 2009   #24

7600.20510 x86

Follow my last post. It's a different way than you did already. You must choose the exact .inf itself at the end of what I describe.
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27 Oct 2009   #25

windows 7 64bit & XP 32bit

Oh, Ok I see now that I needed to take it further... Ok its installed, I rebooted....

and still not connecting..

I connected directly to the modem, and rebooted modem,... changed settings back to auto... changed em back...
connected back to the router (so I could write in here) and still no internet...
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27 Oct 2009   #26

windows 7 64bit & XP 32bit

this is madness.. lol. now it shows I'm connected, and the LAN status shows 13604 bytes sent and 14358 bytes received.... though they did just stop at these points... oh, now there going up.. but the connectivity was lost again....

And I did the configuration settings FSeal suggested also...

Did you guys pass out on me...? lol
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27 Oct 2009   #27

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Have you tried XP recently? I have the same problem with different hardware and found out that somehow the mobo ethernet controller went to crap. If it's working on XP then definately a w7/driver issue.
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27 Oct 2009   #28

7600.20510 x86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Asclepius View Post

Did you guys pass out on me...? lol
Nah lol. Just out of suggestions at the moment.

WDAexodus has a good method of troubleshooting. Perhaps you can setup a dual-boot with XP for testing.
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27 Oct 2009   #29

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Please have a look at this tutorial. 169.254.xx.xx is not a valid ip address. Go to services.msc and see if the DHCP service is set to Automatic and Started.
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27 Oct 2009   #30

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008

Okay, as per your pm I took a look at your post,
Btw thank you for messaging me.

I noticed you have a tunneling device installed. I assume you have a vpn client installed? (such as hamanchi)

Uninstall that and restart.
You have ip v6 disabled correct?

You have tried setting a dynamic ip, which normally solves this, (which has me confused as well.)

Can you draw me up a sketch of the way your network is setup , include everything from your modem to your pc (modem , wireless router, computer, what kind of cables you are using. also try to include the ip address you access your router with.)

and do you still have your disk that cam with your mobo?

I am leaving for work, ill be back in about 5-6 hours
Ill finish helping you then. :)
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