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Windows 7: Windows says i'm not connected when i am and wired connection.

08 Jan 2015   #1
Dylan Perez

Windows 7 Home Premium (x64)
Windows says i'm not connected when i am and wired connection.

So, these issues have been present for 3-4 months but i have ignored them.

First, windows says i'm not connected to the internet when i actually am.
Secondly, I'm using a laptop on a wireless connection yet the icon if for wired.

Adressing the first issue, as seen in the screenie, i'm connected to the internet but Windows says i'm not, this is annoying and means i can't join a homegroup, the screenie shows the regular icon, wired, with the warning symbol, however i have a secure connection, please help with this as i am getting more and more annoyed.

Adressing the second issue, i have read about similar ones and tried almost everything, in command prompt i typed in ipconfig /release which seems to fix the icon for a second, and then show the correct icon with a warning sign, meaning i don't have a secure connection, any ideas?

I have attached a screenie showing the issue and i will post more if needed.

Thanks in advance.

- Dylan

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16 Jan 2015   #2
Dylan Perez

Windows 7 Home Premium (x64)

Does no one care?
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 Windows says i'm not connected when i am and wired connection.

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