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"Cannot open Internet Connection" window opens all the time and i have to click it closed before i can do anything else. i'm always successfully connected to the Internet and working on the Net when the window opens. the problem started last year on my new iMac 17" desktop with Leopard. i was having trouble with Print Center, was opening a bunch of help windows, and dragging stuff. iMac froze during the middle of that, and when it was well again, this "Internet connection" pop-up window appeared all the time, always when i'm successfully on the Internet. Can you help?

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Open the network panel in the system preferences..
Check the list order on the left of the window... you can drag them to the order you want
Internet connection window is for a modem... if you're using dsl or cable, you can delete modem from your list by highlighting the modem on the list and clicking on the minus sign at the bottom of the list...

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How to connect it to a wireless network do i need a wifi adapter for it or what??


Hello danieljkeena,

"There are (4) four different ways to connect to the Internet.
1) To start, click on the "Start" button, paul7of9_20.jpg

in the (right "start menu" pane), select the Control Panel 'shortcut'.
Once the next window open; scroll to find,

Network and Internet, paul7of9_21.jpg
click on it to open. Next, select to open the "Internet Options."

paul7of9_22.jpg To setup the Internet Connection:
Click on the "Connections" block, click the ("Setup") button,

paul7of9_23.jpg and follow all the instruction carefully.

2) From the "Start Menu" in the (right) menu!
If you have the "Connect To: Icon?
Click on the icon to open; "this will start the setup and connection process."

3) Click on the "Start" button, select to open "All Programs."
Next,scroll to find: the Product's name; example (Toshiba).
Cick to open. "If there is a ConfigFree icon present"

paul7of9_24.jpg Option is available?"

select to open, and click on the Connectivity Doctor.

paul7of9_25.jpg Follow the instructions!

4) From the "Start Menu," click on the "All Programs.
Scoll to find "Accessories," and open.

If you have the [Windows Mobility Center]?

,paul7of9_26.jpg Open the program.

There will be a {Wireless Network} "Turn- on / Turn-off Switch!

paul7of9_27.jpg Important "Always! Click Apply, Ok,

Restart the computer after making changes to the computer."
"If you nedd help with anything else?
Write a 'comment'; I'll be here to assist you!"
"Best Regards"

Jul 30, 2011 | HP Pavilion ze4101 (F4902H) PC Notebook

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Fix internet connection windows 7


If your having a problem with Internet explorer dorpping your connection,here is a fix.
First left click start,then left click Control Panel.
Now under the headding (Network and Internet) look for View network status and tasks,left click (View network status and tasks) a new window will open called (View your basic network information and set up connections)
Left click (Local Area Connection) a new window will open,look to the bottom left you will see (Properties) left click that.
A window will open called (Networking) in the center of the window you will see (This connection uses the following items) in that window look for (Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)
Remove the check mark from he box on the left and click ok,now click close,in the (Local Area Connection Status) window click Close.Now just click the X in the window Network and Sharing Center.Thats it your Internet connection should run much better and not drop your connection.
Hope this helps good luck and enjoy your internet connection once again....

on Mar 03, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I reformatted my Toshiba Satellite and am trying to connect to a WPA2 router, it see the internet connection is there, but it can't connect to anything that isn't WEP because that is all there is aviable,...


  • Hello oddflame, there are (4) four different ways to connect to the Internet. 1) To start, click on the "Start" button, paul7of9_20.jpg in the (right "start menu" pane), select the Control Panel 'shortcut' once the next window open; scroll to find, Network and Internet,paul7of9_21.jpg click on it to open. Next, select to open the "Internet Options." paul7of9_22.jpg To setup the Internet Connection: Click on the "Connections" block, click the ("Setup") button,paul7of9_23.jpg and follow all the instruction carefully. 2) From the "Start Menu" in the (right) pane, if you have the "Connect To: Icon, click on the icon to open; "this will start the setup and connection process." 3) Click on the "Start" button, select to open "All Programs," next scroll to find: the Product's name; example (Toshiba), click to open. "If there is a ConfigFree icon present" paul7of9_24.jpg Option is available?" select to open, and click on the Connectivity Doctor,paul7of9_25.jpg follow all instructions thereafter. (4) From the "Start Menu," click on the "All Programs" scroll to find: Accessories, select to open: if you have the [Windows Mobility Center],paul7of9_26.jpg open the program; there will be a Wireless Network 'Turn-on and Off Switch"paul7of9_27.jpg Important "Always! Click Apply, Ok, and Restart the computer after making changes to the computer." "Did this solution help?" If so, "helpful Rating Feedback appreciated, thanks paul7of9."

Jan 31, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A45-S151 Notebook

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When I open Internet explorer or any web sites on IE they appear


TIPS:
The default behavior for IE is to open at the same size it was at the last time it was closed.
While the default does apply in many cases it's not always consistent.

Try the following workaround.
Open a single IE window to the smaller size.
Drag the corners of the window until it completely fills the screen.
Do not use the maximize button to enlarge the window.
Hold down the Ctrl key, keep it depressed,
and using the mouse click File and then Exit on the menu bar.
Do not use the "X" in the upper right corner to close the window.
Internet Explorer should now open in a full window.
If it still opens to a smaller size repeat the above instructions, substituting the "Shift" key for the "Ctrl" key.

Jul 11, 2010 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 7

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The ie is not responding


This may be caused by a Third party addon. Please reset the IE settings to disable add-ons:
1. Close any IE or Windows Explorer windows that are currently open.

2. Open a new IE window.

3. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.

4. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset.

5. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, click Reset.

6. When Internet Explorer finishes restoring the settings, click Close, and then click OK.

7. Close IE. (The changes will take effect the next time you open IE.)

Jun 27, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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I just brought a dell 10' netbook and i have dial up phone service so how can i get the internet on my netbook with dial up service?


Here is the internet setup info for that netbook from Dell's website ...

Setting up Your Internet Connection To connect to the Internet, you need a modem or network connection and an Internet Service provider (ISP).
To set up an Internet connection with a provided ISP desktop shortcut:
  1. Save and close any open files, and exit any open programs.

  2. Double-click the ISP icon on the Microsoft® Windows® desktop.

  3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the setup.

note.gif NOTE: Have your ISP information ready. If you do not have an ISP, the Connect to the Internet wizard can help you obtain one.
If you do not have an ISP icon on your desktop or if you want to set up an Internet connection with a different ISP:
Windows Vista®
  1. Save and close any open files, and exit any open programs.

  2. Click Start interne3.jpg ® Control Panel® Network and Internet.

  3. Under Network and Sharing Center, click Connect to the Internet.

The Connect to the Internet window appears.
  1. Click either Broadband (PPPoE), Wireless, or Dial-up, depending on how you want to connect:

    • Choose Broadband if you will use a DSL modem, cable TV modem, or satellite modem.

    • Choose Wireless if you will use a wireless connection through a WLAN card.

    • Choose Dial-up if you will use a dial-up modem or ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network).

note.gif NOTE: If you do not know which type of connection to select, click Help me choose or contact your ISP.
  1. Follow the instructions on the screen and use the setup information provided by your ISP to complete the setup.

Windows® XP
  1. Save and close any open files, and exit any open programs.

  2. Click Start interne6.jpg ® Control Panel® Network and Internet Connections.

  3. Click Set up or change your Internet connection.

  4. Click Setup. New Connection Wizard window appears.

  5. Click Next. Choose Connect to the Internet and click Next.

  6. Click Set up my connection manually and click Next.

  7. Click either Broadband (PPPoE), Wireless, or Dial-up, depending on how you want to connect.

    • Choose Broadband if you will use a DSL modem, cable TV modem, or satellite modem.

    • Choose Wireless if you will use a wireless connection through a WLAN card.

    • Choose Dial-up if you will use a dial-up modem or ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network).

note.gif NOTE: If you do not know which type of connection to select, click Help me choose or contact your ISP.
  1. Follow the instructions on the screen and use the setup information provided by your ISP to complete the setup.

And here is the link to where the info was found...

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xlob/dtg/en/internea.htm#wp1012333

and another with more info on that netbook ..

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xlob/dtg/en/index.htm

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My browser will not connect to the internet


Do you have any other internet enabled applications that are connecting properly? If you do have other internet enabled apps and they too are having problems than I would suggest trouble shooting your network connections.

If you are running Windows XP go "Control Panel" and under "PIck a Category" select "Network and Internet Connections". Next select "Network Connections". Right click your network connection and select "Repair". Windows will attempt to repair your network drivers, settings, and reestablish your network connection. If unsuccessful it will attempt provide an error message describing the problem.

If you don't see that option start checking connections along your network cable wiring. A plug may have come out or a cable damaged.

If it is not your network connection or your wiring it is your browser software. Reset your browser back to default settings to repair any changes made by accident by yourself or perhaps a website attempting a browser hijack:

Reset Internet Explorer to the default settings To reset Internet Explorer to the default settings
  1. Close any Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer windows that are currently open.
  2. Open Internet Explorer.
  3. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
  4. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset.
  5. Select the Delete personal settings check box if you would like to remove browsing history, search providers, Accelerators, home pages, and InPrivate Filtering data.
  6. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, click Reset.
  7. When Internet Explorer finishes restoring the settings, click Close, and then click OK.
  8. Close Internet Explorer. Your changes will take effect the next time you open Internet Explorer.
Hope this helped.

Feb 05, 2010 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Accessing internet


open internet explorer, click tools, internet options, the click connections tab, then tick the button, 'never dial a connection', click apply, close internet explorer, then open again and you may need to refresh the page a few times

Aug 26, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

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Enquire


Resolution Suggestion One:

# Test your Internet connection to Windows Update.

A simple solution but one that works in many circumstances!

Test to determine if your Internet connection is preventing you from reaching the Windows Update Web site. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Windows Update Web site to determine if you can download the Iuident.cab file:

http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v4/iuident.cab

If a file download dialog box appears, the problem is not with your Internet connection. Click Cancel. If you cannot connect to this link, and you receive a "Page Cannot Be Displayed" error message, your Internet connection is preventing you from reaching the Windows Update site.


I TRY THIS OPTION AND I HAVE NO PROBLEM

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Resolution Suggestion Two:

# Reconfigure or update your firewall program.

Reconfigure or update your firewall program so that Windows Update is not blocked, and then try to update your computer again by using Windows Update. For information about how to reconfigure or update your firewall program, see the documentation that was included with the program, view the Help files for your program, or contact the manufacturer's technical support department.

e.g It my mean Opening TCP/IP 443 in both directions for this process: %windir%\system32\svchost.exe


I DONT HAVE A FIREWALL PROGRAM.
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Resolution Suggestion Three:

# Remove Windows Update entries from the HOSTS file.

To remove Windows Update entries from the HOSTS file, follow these steps:

-Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Notepad
-On the File menu, click Open.
-In the Files of type box, click All Files.
-In the Look in box, locate the following folder:

C:\Winnt\system32\drivers\etc\

-Double-click to open the hosts file.
-Remove any lines that contain entries for Windows Update (http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com).
-On the File menu, click Save.
-Close Notepad.

I have seen the 0x80072EFD error resolved by this tip many times...


HERE I AM... I DON'T HAVE A HOSTS FILE... I NEED TO STOP HERE
AND SOLVE SOMETHING?

WHAT HAPPEN WITH THE NEXT SUGGESTIONS?
I TRY THEM ALREADY BUT THE PROBLEM IS STILL THERE.
I DON'T HAVE SPYWARE... I ALLREADY SOLVE THAT PROBLEM.
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Resolution Suggestion Four:

# Run the IPCONFIG /FLUSHDNS command.

To run the ipconfig /flushdns command, follow these steps:

-Click Start, and then click Run.
-In the Open box, type cmd, and the click OK.
-At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

ipconfig /flushdns

Close the command window.

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Resolution Suggestion Five:

# Add Windows Update addresses to the trusted sites list.

To add Windows Update addresses to the trusted sites list, follow these steps:

-Open Microsoft Internet Explorer.
-Click Tools, and then click Internet Options.
-Click the Security tab, and then click Trusted Sites.
-Click Sites, and then click to clear the Require server verification (httpssmile.gif for all sites in this zone check box.
-In the Add this Web site to the zone box, type each of the following addresses, and click Add after each address:
http://Windowsupdate.microsoft.com
http://V4.Windowsupdate.microsoft.com
https://v4.Windowsupdate.microsoft.com
http://Download.Windowsupdate.com
http://V5.Windowsupdate.microsoft.com https://v5.Windowsupdate.microsoft.com

-Click OK to close all Internet Options windows.

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Resolution Suggestion Six:

# Add Windows Update addresses to the proxy settings exceptions list.

If your Internet connection uses a proxy server, add the Windows Update sites to the proxy settings exceptions in Internet Settings. To do this, follow these steps:

-Open Internet Explorer.
-Click Tools, and then click Internet Options.
-Click the Connections tab, and then click LAN Settings.
-Click Advanced, and then type the following text in the Exceptions text box (all in one line):

windowsupdate.microsoft.com;v4.windowsupdate.micro soft.com;
download.windowsupdate.com

Note If you are running third-party proxy or firewall software, see your product documentation for information about how to add these sites to the exception list for those applications.

Click OK to close all Internet Options windows.

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Resolution Suggestion Seven:

# Change the MTU setting on your router.

Yours ISP's MTU for their connection may not be correctly setup on your Broadband router and/or your computer.

Please contact your ISP's support for more assistance on this. However the following articles may be of help:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/
learnmore/ppoe.mspx

http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;283165


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Resolution Suggestion Eight:

# Configure Norton Internet Security 2003.

Norton Internet Security 2003 may be blocking Windows Update. try this:

-Open the Norton Internet Security 2003 Application
-Click on "Norton Internet Security" button located on the left side
-Click on "Personal Firewall" located on center
-Click on "Configure" button on bottom right side
-When dialog box appears, click on "Program Control" tab
-Scroll down and find and click on "Microsoft Generic Host Process for Win32 services"
-Then click on "Modify" bottom at button of scroll box.
-When dialog box appears, click and choose "Permit" button
-Close all boxes and close Norton.
-Reboot your computer.

Mar 06, 2008 | Danware NetOp School for Windows 3.0...

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Wont connect to the internet


Try this, assuming you're using Internet Explorer: Go to Tools > Internet Options and select the Connections tab. Does it show your old dial-up connection in the list? If so highlight it and click on REMOVE. Close IE and re-open it. It should now use the Belkin LAN connection.

Aug 18, 2007 | Belkin (F5D7231UK4) Wireless Router

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