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My wireless internet works in my hometown, but I go to college 2 hours away and plugged my Ethernet cord in. Everything says its connected, but the internet page will not load. I tried 2 of my friend's laptops and their internet works. I cannot get my internet to work. I think something is blocked because it works in my hometown 2 hours away. What can I do to fix this problem so I can get internet again?

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  • trhfoxy Aug 30, 2008

    I checked all the connections. It works on everyone else's laptop but the internet will not work on mine. Every connection says it's connected.

  • trhfoxy Aug 30, 2008

    My wireless internet works in my hometown, but I go to college 2 hours away and plugged my Ethernet cord in. Everything says its connected, but the internet page will not load. I tried 2 of my friend's laptops and their internet works. I cannot get my internet to work. I think something is blocked because it works in my hometown 2 hours away. What can I do to fix this problem so I can get internet again?

  • trhfoxy Sep 01, 2008

    Still not connecting.

  • trhfoxy Sep 01, 2008

    about 200 miles away. It's worker before when I went to school there last year. The router is in my apartment. Everything says it's connected but the page is not coming up.

  • trhfoxy Sep 01, 2008

    I never installed anything for the Ethernet cord. I've always just plugged it in and it used to work.

  • trhfoxy Sep 01, 2008

    I don't know what needs to be installed for the cord. I never had to install anything nor has my friends fro their laptops.

  • trhfoxy Sep 01, 2008

    It is already connected but the page does not load.

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>OK you are talking WIRELESS at HOME and NETWORK CABLE so you are using a LAN.... THIS IS REAL EASY

DOES your laptop have the Wi/Fi light on
You computer is tring to connect wirelessly
GO into you Control PANEL +Network & internet connection + Internal NIC Configuraton (3small black boxes) NOW make sure that this selected to to ALWAYS ACTIVE ON BATTERY

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    Jayson Brollini Sep 01, 2008

    >OK you are talking WIRELESS at HOME and NETWORK CABLE so you are using a LAN.... THIS IS REAL EASY



    DOES your laptop have the Wi/Fi light on

    You computer is tring to connect wirelessly

    GO into you Control PANEL +Network & internet connection + Internal
    NIC Configuraton (3small black boxes) NOW make sure that this selected
    to to ALWAYS ACTIVE ON BATTERY

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    Jayson Brollini Sep 01, 2008

    YOU may also want to disable the WiFi
    this is in your IntelProset (start MENU)


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    Jayson Brollini Sep 01, 2008

    Make sure that when you go back into town or you inhook the LAN cable that you Enable the Wi Fi (wireless) it is very simple and you are not changing any settings

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    Jayson Brollini Sep 01, 2008

    Rate the Advise from FixYa ExpertKindofcheap

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    Jayson Brollini Sep 02, 2008

    YOUR PAGE WILL NOT LOAD ( this is because it is save the page from the last time you were on the Internet) it makes no difference if you are not hooked up to the NET it will always diplay this by DEFAULT. If you followed my insructions and this did not help I need to know what is the program that you use to connect on you WIRELESS.. I know that you are trying to connect with the cable.
    There is nothing to install! You just have to configure the settings>

    IF this HELPS PLEASE RATE THIS!!!!!!!!


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If you are connecting to a school network it is possible that they may have Mac filtering or IP address filtering. please inquire with the Admin regarding this.

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Try doing a system restore. You may have to go back a few restore points, but I think a restore may fix it.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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    Ryan Rogers Sep 02, 2008

    This is going to be a software glitch. Try the restore.

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Go to my network places and set up a new connection

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Check your device manager and make sure there is nothing with an exclamation point. So are you using a wireless internet card or are you using a wired ethernet? Can you locate any networks. If not you should be able to ask the administration what the SSID is for the network so you can log onto it with the wireless adapter.
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Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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    Lee A. Sep 01, 2008

    You are already connected to the wireless network? and the page doesn't load? Do you have a firewall on?
    Thanks,
    lee


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First check if you have a valid IP address. Go to Control Panel > Network Connections > Right-click Local Area Connections > Properties > Look for Internet Protocol TCP/IP > Properties

Select Obtain IP Address Automatically
and Select Obtain DNS Server Addresses Automatically

Click OK all the way out, then check if you're able to go online

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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    Michael Galve Sep 01, 2008

    If you are connecting wirelessly, make sure the wireless connection has a valid IP address like 192.168.xx.xx or something like that. If the IP address starts with 169.254.xx.xx, that is an invalid IP address. You need to reconnect to the existing wireless network.

    Do the following steps:

    At the bottom right hand of your screen by the system clock,

    >Right-Click on the Wireless Network Connection icon > View Available Wireless Networks
    >Click on Change Advance Settings
    >Click on Wireless Networks tab
    >Remove all the listed names on the Preferred Networks box at the bottom. Click OK
    Then
    >Right-Click on the Wireless Network Connection icon > View Available Wireless Networks
    >Highlight your network on the listed available networks and Connect. When it asks for a network key type in the password for the wireless network, confirm it on the Confirm Network Key box and hit Connect.

    If it successfully connects, that's it. You can try to go online.


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Dont uninstall / reinstall anything on that laptop, will cause more trouble since it was working fine hours ago.

first check your ethernet properties

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Are u sure that u r installed the proper driver for ethernet/lan/wirless.

if this is not helping don't rate me so i can help u further.

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Uninstall your Ethernet adaptor. then re install the device.

If you have not entered your computer into their system (mac filtering),
you may have to go to the network administrator.
contact them and tell them that you need to have your computer allowed into the network.

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Hey how ya doin, first of all is your wireless Satelite or Tower and secondly hours is irrelevant, distance in Miles or Kilometers or Metres is a factor, (2 HOURS by plane, car Train etc could put you anywhere from 200 to 2000miles away)need to be more specific. Definately contact your wireless provider or read your documentation on your providers coverage.

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Re load the drivers of your ethernet on your pc again.

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If it says connected do this;
Check IP address click start>RUN>type CDM then on the block window type ipconfig hit enter if you're receiving a 169.x.x.x Ip just restart the alptop then after that try to go online and see if it will work..

Hope that helps.........

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    If it says connected do this;
    Check IP address click start>RUN>type CDM then on the block window type ipconfig hit enter if you're receiving a 169.x.x.x Ip just restart the alptop then after that try to go online and see if it will work..

    Hope that helps.........

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Are you trying to bounce of another network provider other than the one you use at home?

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    Ronald Mueller Aug 30, 2008

    click on your net work connection. then find the availiable one that you have permission to use, meaning it's an unsecure access. if you only have secure networks availiable in the area you need a pass code in order to use that network.

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    if it is secure network in that area you have to have a key code to gain access. if it's not then go to your network connections tab click it, then click advance tab, check your proxy settings, they should match your friends. then go back to network connections and click the repair tab this should renew your IP address and allow access. please rate this

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First check all the connections.

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When first started up, it seems this system is wireless, however now I can go to any sites or download games. Do we need to use an ethernet cord?


Hello,
There are 2 ways that you connect to the internet
1.) NIC- Network interface card. That is where you plug your network cable to.
2.) Wireless Network card or USB - This is when you connect to a wireless network (no cable needed to connect.

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In this guide I will go over the steps needed to setup a basic home network. In this network, we will have a desktop computer, a wireless laptop, printer, router and cable modem.

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*All devices should be turned off at this point*

1) The cable modem which is usually provided by your internet service provider, should be connected to your coaxial cable(broadband internet) that is active, and can be anywhere in your household. This modem can also be for DSL connections(phone line).

*If you only have one device you wish to connect to your home network, this device can plug directly into the modem and you will not need a router*

2) Next, you will need to connect the router to the modem. You will use a Cat5 cable to do this. It is also commonly referred to as a Ethernet cable or patch cable. On the modem, you will see a Ethernet port, plug one end of the cable to this port. On the router, you will see many Ethernet ports. The port you wish to use to connect the modem to the router is usually separated from the other ports and may be labeled (modem or internet). The ports labeled 1-6 for example are your LAN ports and normally for computers etc. So, plug the other end of the Ethernet cable into the port labeled modem or internet that is away from the other ports.

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3) Now, for each device you wish to have wired network access(computers, laptops, game consoles) you will need to plug an Ethernet cord into each one, and plug the other end into one of the LAN ports on your router.

4) Power on the cable modem, wait 30 seconds then power on the router.

4) Next, you will need to power on your desktop in order to configure the router. Please consult your routers manual in order to do so.

5) Once your router is configured, you should be able to access it from any of your devices and these devices should have access to the internet. If you wish to have wireless access also, you will need to setup wireless security, password and a SSID. Your SSID is the name you give the router, and this is the name that will show up when you search for routers within range of your computer. Below is a picture of a list of wireless access point SSID.

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6) At this point there are several ways to connect a printer. For simplicity, you can connect it to one of the computers, and give access to the other computers. The following guide will go over this step,
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Install-a-printer

I hope this guide helps you in your quest to setup a basic home network. There are many factors that come into play and additional steps may need to be taking but this will get you started!

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My computer seems to disconnect the internet


Wireless or Hard Wired internet connection ?

When you set up a dial-up Internet service connection on your Windows computer, it comes automatically configured to disconnect itself after a predetermined period of inactivity.


This means that if you walk away from your computer and forget that you're online, your internet connection will automatically shut itself down.


If this feature isn't as helpful as you assumed it would be, you can turn it off using the Network and Sharing Center.

Click "Start."


Click "Control Panel."

Click "Network and Sharing Center."


Click "Change Adapter Settings."


Right-click on your dial-up Internet service icon.

Click "Properties."


Clear the check box next to the "Auto Disconnect" listing on screen.

Click "Apply."


The auto disconnect on your computer Internet service connection is now turned off.


also if its running slow


Slow computers that persistently disconnect from Internet access may have issues with the wireless setup or if on a wired connection, there may be a problem with the Ethernet cable or port.

Troubleshooting connection and speed issues can save money rather than taking the computer to a technician or repair shop.


Additionally, some firewalls and security features can make it difficult to access certain types of websites.


Before spending money to have the computer diagnosed, try running through the most common, basic causes of connection issues.


Consider the type of site you are trying to access.

High-traffic sites such as gaming sites can sometimes be affected by high volumes of users accessing or attempting to access the site at once.


Test this by attempting to access the site at different times during the day and evening; peak hours for games that typically appeal to children may be during the afternoons on weekdays while games for older or more mature audiences will see high traffic at night.


Check your Internet connectivity and determine whether you are using a wired or wireless connection.

In the lower right side of the computer screen there should be an icon displaying the Internet or network connection.


Wireless connections are displayed with connection bars similar to those seen on cell phones while wired connections may show the end of a plug next to a monitor icon.


Reset the router if using a wireless connection.


For most home routers you simply unplug the power cord from the router box, wait a moment and plug it back in.


You may have to restart your computer to reestablish a secure connection.


Access the router through the computer and check for updates. Some routers offer firmware updates that fix some connectivity issues.


While updating the router, check for Internet browser updates as well as any critical updates for your computer's operating system.

Verify the computer uses the most up-to-date version of the Web browser available.


Try a different browser. Internet Explorer is the most commonly used Web browser, but not always the best for every site.


Try downloading another Web browser such as Firefox, Opera, or Google Chrome and test the sites there.


If the connections are still disconnected and the Internet speed seems slow, it may be an Internet issue.


Wired Connections


Trace the Ethernet cable from the Internet modem to the computer if using a wired connection.


Unplug the end of the Ethernet cable and check that the plastic head is secure and that there is a click when you return the plug to the modem; do the same on the computer end.


Inspect the Ethernet cable carefully as it runs from the modem to the computer.

If the cable was tacked down with a staple gun or other attachment, check the cable to verify it wasn't accidentally pierced.


Additionally, check for bends, twists or worn areas along the cable.

Measure the length of the Ethernet cable.


In general, cables longer than 100 feet tend to receive poorer signal transmission.


If the cable is longer than 100 feet, replacing with a higher quality cable or moving the computer or Internet modem may resolve connection issues.



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Reboot the computer.

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You also might check device manager to see if the ethernet port has any issues.

Finally, just because I have seen it happen, make sure you are using an ethernet (larger plug) and not a phone line (small plug) to connect.

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Choose your equipment wisely. There are many types of wireless routers, and they are not all created equal. Some of the lower end wireless routers are very basic, and will limit your home network to speed of 56 megabits per second (Mbps.) This is really not a very fast speed. If your access points will be very far apart, consider getting a router with ultra-range abilities, or a dual-band router. Also, while you're at the store, be sure to pick up one wireless access point for each computer you intend to connect to your network.

2
Remove your DSL or cable modem from the power supply.

3
Remove the Ethernet cable which connects your DSL or cable modem to your computer from the computer, but leave it plugged into the back of your modem. This cable looks something like a phone cord on the ends, but with much larger connectors and a larger, round cable. Do not remove the phone cord from the modem which is plugged into the telephone jack on your wall.

4
Connect the loose end of the Ethernet cable to the internet port on the back of your router. This port should be clearly marked, and will probably be a different color than the other ports.

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Reconnect your modem to the power source. To protect it, plug it into the same surge protector which guards your computer.

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Plug the Ethernet cable which came with your router into the Ethernet connector on the network card on the back of your computer. Then plug the other end into one of the Ethernet network ports on the back of the router.

7
Plug the router's power cord into the power supply. This device should also be protected by a surge protector. If you run out of plugs, it is well worth ten or twenty dollars to invest in a second surge protector.

8
Check the lights on the front or top of your router. The power light should be on, as well as the internet light, the wireless light, the security light, and a light for one of your Ethernet network connections. Check to see if any lights are off, flashing, or red or amber in color. This will indicate that the router is having a problem. If any lights are not on as they should be, check your cable connections to ensure that they are securely connected. Repeat the setup steps if necessary.

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