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Windows 7: LAN does not have a valid IP configuration

08 May 2010   #41
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Venths View Post
# Oops am sorry I wasn't clear. Yeah.. I connect to the router via Cable.

# Am the only admin for this connection even if he is owning. How will I reset the router in his Laptop? And it works for him and another computer. Should I really reset the router?

# Guess its a very old router. Hard to get the manual. Any alternative solution? like re-install or upgrade my Windows copy?

1-you connect to the router in "his laptop"??? there is not router in a laptop.

2-re-installing windows will not help

3-If you are connecting to his laptop you need to "bridge" the connections\


let us know

Ken


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09 May 2010   #42
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Venths, I have a simple idea... This will clear a lot of things...

In the Windows 7 computer, assign this IP address:

IP addr: 192.168.1.253
Subnet: 255.255.255.0
DefGw: 192.168.1.254
DNS: 192.168.1.254

Use this, and try to open yahoo or google or wherever you want... See if it works.

zzz2496
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09 May 2010   #43
Venths

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Venths View Post
Nope, i didnt alter. The only funny thing I did was, I kicked the cable thrice to unplug it from the NIC... LOL.

After that this happened.

Although your english is good, it is your second language?
So when you say you "kicked the cable thrice to unplug it", you mean that you literally kicked it with your foot? And you haven't been able to connect to the network since?

At the risk of sounding obvious, maybe you have physically damaged your NIC? Did that not occur to you when it stopped working after being kicked?
Yes, it is my second language

You may be right. But, I can see the green and orange LED blinking in the NIC, when I connect the LAN cable to it. Does it not mean that the NIC is still good?
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09 May 2010   #44
Venths

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Venths View Post
# Oops am sorry I wasn't clear. Yeah.. I connect to the router via Cable.

# Am the only admin for this connection even if he is owning. How will I reset the router in his Laptop? And it works for him and another computer. Should I really reset the router?

# Guess its a very old router. Hard to get the manual. Any alternative solution? like re-install or upgrade my Windows copy?

1-you connect to the router in "his laptop"??? there is not router in a laptop.

2-re-installing windows will not help

3-If you are connecting to his laptop you need to "bridge" the connections\


let us know

Ken

Ken, thanks for your reply.

1) I use the same cable to connect to internet with my Laptop which works well. My Laptop runs on XP.

2) How will i bridge connection?
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09 May 2010   #45
Venths

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
Venths, I have a simple idea... This will clear a lot of things...

In the Windows 7 computer, assign this IP address:

IP addr: 192.168.1.253
Subnet: 255.255.255.0
DefGw: 192.168.1.254
DNS: 192.168.1.254

Use this, and try to open yahoo or google or wherever you want... See if it works.

zzz2496

OMG, that worked wonders. I would like to thank you a lot for this simple solution.

Can you explain how that fixed my issue?
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09 May 2010   #46
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Your issue is that the DHCP server doesn't give you any IP address configuration, so by manually switching to static, your problem is solved. Now, since you are connected to the net, trace why your computer wasn't given an IP address... I suspect that there's a DHCP reservation that's stuck in the router...

zzz2496
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09 May 2010   #47
Venths

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Am not good in router management or configuration. How will I check that?
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09 May 2010   #48
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

You can poke around in the web interface, in parts that has to do with DHCP configuration/DHCP status... Start there...

zzz2496
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09 May 2010   #49
Venths

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
You can poke around in the web interface, in parts that has to do with DHCP configuration/DHCP status... Start there...

zzz2496
Still am not up to the mark. Can you be more specific?
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09 May 2010   #50
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hmmm, I don't know your router's make/model... So, the best advice would be for you to poke around in DHCP related configuration... Btw, it's 7:24 AM over here, I'm going to get some sleep... I'll check back later.

zzz2496
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