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Windows 7: Internet Troubleshooting Guide

09 Jun 2010   #50

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dulli View Post
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Really hope someone can help me

Windows 7 64bit.
Tested in Opera 10, Chrome, IE8, Firefox 3.5
I can ping any address on my workgroup
I can ping my router (default gateway) but the first packet always takes much longer than the other sent packets e.g first packet takes 48ms and the rest only take 2ms

I cannot ping my own IP address
Removing Avast, ZoneAlarm and disabling Windows Firewall make no difference
Flushed DNS doesn't work

Web browsers perform slow and often don't load, I have to refresh or come back later
Downloads time out after a few minutes
I have to use a download manager to get files larger than a few megs
My IP Address is manually configured and DNS settings were provided by my service provider.

Been at this for a few days without luck and really don't want to reformat. Any help will really be appreciated

Just you let you know, I could not ping localhost successfully as well, always packet loss between 50% and 100%. However, pinging my router, pinging with IPv6 (ping localhost -6) worked fine. Internet access worked, but not really speedy.

Disabling Windows firewall and Zonelarm (Free) Firewall did not solve the problem, but uninstalling did.

It is one week ago I downloaded it, seems they have still issues here.

I also noticed the debug files in Windows/Internet Logs growing rapidly (200 MB / hour).

Somebody with a recommendation regarding a free firewall?

Comodo Firewall is free and is recommended by many geeks here.

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27 Nov 2010   #51

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit
Thanks - Worked For Me!

Hi Dinesh,

Thanks for this tutorial. I quickly established that my AV (which I have been using for some time without a problem) was the problem. I have now replaced it with MSE.

Great Job.

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28 Nov 2010   #52

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Thanks and glad to hear you sorted out the issue.
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10 Feb 2011   #53

Windows 7 , 32 Bit Ultimate
doesnt work

Hi Dinesh,

Thanks for the help you provided for some reason I cant still access internet... I can see my wireless settings and when I ping I get reply from default gateway bu not website like Google or yahoo...

It says cant find host

I have tried everything, including installing new Intel wireless driver for my lenovo t61 laptop...

please advise...

Even when I connect using modem directly still cant access internet... this happened since I downloaded Itunes 9 on my laptop ... I cant think of another reason... also I had a freeware spyware program called spyware terminator which was blocking few good services, but I have uninstalled that as well...

please help

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10 Feb 2011   #54

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Hi Deno, its not your PC's fault. I'd suggest you to contact your ISP and check with them for any known outage in your area.
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19 Feb 2013   #55

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
please help me with the problem


I have moved in to a new university student dorm where internet is provided by university via DSL cable.
In my previous dorm I was using wireless internet so never really used LAN much before.
Now here I'm not able to connect due to " Windows couldn't automatically detect this network's proxy settings"

I'm using Windows 7 64 bit, I have tried "netsh" commands that were mentioned in other topic, flush.bat set of commands, even tried the restore method but nothing worked. Have been up all night to solve this issue it's so frustrating. I was checking this tutorial I have pinged but I have noticed that there is no default gateway address of LAN local area network.

Please help with this problem. Thanks
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19 Feb 2013   #56

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Hi, it looks like your university has a static IP/DNS server address. Have you checked with any other guy in the university and match the settings on his laptop with yours?
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19 Feb 2013   #57

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Yup and theirs is working fine. It seems im the only one having this issue
I thought it might be my cable but I bought a new one and nothing change.
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07 Jun 2015   #58

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Operating System

1.A. High Speed Connection
2. Check IP Address: IPv4 Address is not under "Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection". The entirety of this section reads:

Media State........ : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix........ :
Description.............. : Intel <R> 82578DC Gigabit Network Connection
Physical Address.............. : 90-FB-A6-4B-74-AD
DHCP Enabled................. : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled.......... : Yes

However, IP v4 Address is in the next section called "Ethernet adapter Hamachi" (the eighth line of it). The value on this line follows the pattern 25.177.XX.XXX<Preferred>. Does this indicate a valid IP address? I am not sure if it matters that IPv4 Address does not appear under the "Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection"
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07 Jun 2015   #59

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Operating System

Please disregard my previous message. Another person was able to solve the problem.
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