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Windows 7: home network

21 Jan 2010   #1
daviddfkloepfer

windows 7
 
 
home network

just got a vaio with windows7 and can't connect to my home network. i can connect to other networks as i've tried at other locations (coffee shops). i checked the manufacturers website to see if my router is compatible (d link wbr 2310) and it says it already is compatible. another forum suggested disabling ms virtual miniport adapter, which i tried, and that solution does not work. both miniport adapter and atheros adapter are updated with most current version.

on top of this, i got a load of BSOD with "driver irql less than..." messages and took the machine back to where i got it for repair. they said they fixed it but i've gotten this one more time.

help, please


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21 Jan 2010   #2
RedBirdDad

W7 Ultimate 64bit W7 Premium 64bit W7 Premium 32bit WXP Home 32bit
 
 

If you're getting a BSOD you have a more serious problem. If it's related to the wireless driver something is definitely broken.

Can you record what info shows up on the BSOD? It would help in diagnosing where the problem is.
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22 Jan 2010   #3
daviddfkloepfer

windows 7
 
 

you mean record the information when the BSOD occus? the BSOD has not occurred again, and I can still connect to internet elsewhere
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22 Jan 2010   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

He meant the working of the BSOD. Also, when precisely does this BSOD come up?
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22 Jan 2010   #5
daviddfkloepfer

windows 7
 
 

it occurs when windows loads. sorry, i'm new... what does "the working of the BSOD" refer to?
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22 Jan 2010   #6
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

How far into the Window startup, were you able to see the Welcome word on the screen or was it before or after that?

See my sig, that is a BSOD saying "An Fatal except..", what's the content of yours?
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22 Jan 2010   #7
daviddfkloepfer

windows 7
 
 

i seem to recall it happening between the "windows starting" or the password screen, possibly when i tried to login in. my message was driver irql_not_less_or_equal and then a bunch of numbers with series of zeroes.

below is like to similar google image

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_zUWtfiwxrm..._0xD1_BSOD.jpg
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22 Jan 2010   #8
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Those series of zeros usually are very helpful. Anyway, it sound like you have device and driver compatibility issue. I think the guys over at crashes and debugging forums would be best to help.
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22 Jan 2010   #9
daviddfkloepfer

windows 7
 
 

i'll repost over there, thanks. when i took the thing in they told me the BSOD's were caused by me having both avast and avg installed at the same time. they took out avg.
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