My compaq presario 25oo will not connect to the internet. I click on internet explorer and it will just say working offline NO MATTER WHAT I TRY TO DO HAS MODEM GONE BAD ? once before this happened took to a friend of mine did something and was okay for couple months BUT cannot get in touch with him to discuss. Laptop in great shape hate to get rid of it because I cannot get on line HELP !!
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Re: no wired or wireless connection
At the top right corner of webpage
you'll see page /tools click the tools arrow and make sure you have no check beside workoffline
if you do remove the check
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if your using internet explorer go to tools click on internet options then choose content tab then click on the box "turn-on pop-up blocker, for the wireless connection you can call your internet provider to check the wireless settings of the router
unplug the power to the wireless router and leave it off for one minute, then plug it back in and see if you can then connect . If not run an ethernet lead from the router to the computer to check that you can connect to the internet if you cant connect to the net then check that you have no firewallsstopping you, try switching them off. See if you can connect then.
Windows WiFi Fix, Windows Zero Wireless Configuration is one of the best programs to run a WiFi in Windows XP or Vista. Most of the other software packages that come with the different adapters have been poor at best in keeping a connection through Windows. Here is the best guide to get you back up and connected. Windows XP: Click Start Right click on My Computer When a window pops up click on properties Click on the Hardware tab Click Device Manager Click the [+] next to Network Adapters Find your wireless card and right click on it. Click Disable Windows may warn you that disabling the device may make it stop functioning. Continue disabling the device. Wait 30 seconds or so. Right click on your wireless again and click Enable. Exit the device manager. Reconnect to your router. You should now be able to connect to the internet.
Click Start Logo Right Click Computer Click Device Manager Windows will ask you about opening Device ManagerClick Continue Click the [+] next to Network Adapters Find your wireless card and right click on it. Click Disable Windows may warn you that disabling the device may make it stop functioning. Continue disabling the device. Wait 30 seconds or so. Right click on your wireless again and click Enable. Exit the device manager. Reconnect to your router. You should now be able to connect to the internet.
Do you know for sure there is a wireless connection in the area you trying to connect, Wireless internet isn't accessible every were and when it is available it could be protected by a security pass phrase. The only way to really get full use out of your wireless internet is to go to a company that sells the wireless internet cards
I think what we're dealing with then is a Windows Firewall problem, for whatever reason its blocking Internet Explorer and Safari from the net. The globe is proof that even Vista can see internet on your connection. We need to allow those programs through your firewall.
Click Start, then select Control Panel. Click Network and Internet Connections. The Network and Internet Connections window opens. Click Network Connections. The Network Connections window opens. Right-click Wireless Network Connection. Select Enable to turn on wireless Ethernet or Disable to turn off wireless Ethernet.