No network coverage
Set IP Address Configuration
Click the "Start" button and select the
"Control Panel" from the right column to open it.
Select the "Network and Internet" section of the
Click "Network Connections" if using Windows XP to
view the available network icons.
Or, click "Network and Sharing Center" if using
Windows 7 or Vista and select "Change adapter settings."
Right-click your network connection icon which displays
either the yellow triangle or red "x" indicating limited or no
Click on "TCP/IP" to select and highlight it.
Select both the "Obtain IP address automatically"
and "Obtain DNS server address automatically" radio buttons.
Click "OK" and then "Close" in the
Network Connection Properties box. Close the Control Panel.
Manually Renew IP Address
Click the "Start" button and choose
"Run" from the list.
Type "cmd" in the "Run" box and press
"Enter" to open the Windows Command Prompt.
Type "ipconfig /release" in the Windows Command
Prompt and press "Enter."
This releases the current IP address of your computer.
Type "ipconfig /renew" and press "Enter"
to obtain a fresh IP address.
When renewing your IP address, Windows automatically
attempts to connect to the network.
Powercycle Router and Modem
Turn off your computer.
Unplug both the Internet modem and wireless router's power
adapter from the electrical outlet. Wait for two minutes.
Plug the Internet modem into the electrical outlet first.
Wait for connectivity lights to appear.
Plug the wireless router's power adapter back into the
Confirm that lights appear on the router indicating that it
has established a connection to the modem.
Turn on your computer.
Open "Network Connections" if your computer does
not connect automatically to the network.
Select a network from the list, input the network password
if one exists and click "Connect."
Open your Internet browser to test the connection.
Update Network Interface Card
Click the "Start" button. Right-click "My
Computer" or "Computer" from the Start Menu. Select
"Manage." Click "Yes" if a user account control message
Click on "Device Manager" from the list of System
Find the "Network adapters" listing and click the
"arrow" or "plus" symbol to expand it.
Right-click your computer's network adapter from the list
and select "Properties."
Click the "Driver" tab and select "Update
Follow the on-screen prompts to allow Windows to find and
install the drivers automatically. Restart the computer when the process is
finished and attempt to re-connect to the network.
Reset Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Click the "Start" button and select
Type "cmd" and press "Enter" to open the
Type the following line into the Command Prompt and press
netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt
Close the Command Prompt. Issuing this command tells Windows
to remove and then re-install the two registry keys used by the Internet
Protocol (TCP/IP) component of Windows.
Restart the computer.
Attempt to connect to the network if a connection is not
Sep 06, 2013 |
Business & Productivity Software