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Login now. Back to top #7 a_cup a_cup Members 172 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Local time:06:14 PM Posted 21 December 2011 - 10:27 PM Hi degas, The infection may have changed your settings..Go Hope this helps. Refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article, Wireless network connection problems in Windowsfor additional information. http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/vista-laptop-cannot-connect-to-xp-desktop.php

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Report musclebob buffpants- Dec 26, 2008 at 11:24 PM Thanks man, that saved me a lot of time and frustration! this makes no sense, sounds like a problem from the service provider. Right-click Computer and then click Properties. Louis Edited by hamluis, 21 December 2011 - 08:24 PM.

Note: Depending on the Wireless Adapter installed these options may not be available. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: media disconnected by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 25, 2012 8:05 PM PST In reply to: Yep, i'm sure http://www.google.com/search?q=%22media+disconnected%22 seems if nothing works, try restarting the system if the modem shows 'Excellent signal', then -modem is working; net connection is working if network drivers are also properly installed then it could Windows Xp Not Connecting To Internet Ethernet The WLAN switch was turned off somehow by accident.

No luck so far. Feb 2011, 12:50 UhrPablo Garcia There are many different causes that can prevent a Windows XP computer from connecting to the Internet. For grins, I used Netscape to download zonealarms...but stil IE does not access the internet....should I go to windows updates and try downloading the latest updates there..using Netscape? However, I must say that in all the years I have been using this program I've never had anything bad happen, but it is always better to be safe than sorry.

Wherever you are I'm sending lots of good qi your way!! Connecting To The Internet Windows Xp Wireless i choose every time de second or the thirt, I hope I have helpt you Helpful +0 Report s.nty Jun 8, 2008 at 11:46 PM i install xp on vista I I've done that with my partner's laptop turned off and with it left on. That's quite something else than "I'm not connected". .Does it say something about "limited or no connectivity" if you hover the mouse over the wireless icon in the task bar?What exactly

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I think its a simple solution but i'm not very experienced with using windows so not sure what to check. other Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now Xp Won't Connect To Internet Helpful +21 Report Steelgrave Jan 3, 2009 at 02:04 AM For those of you running Windows Vista or XP 64 try resetting Winsock - worked for me: Open a command prompt Can't Connect To Internet Windows Xp Wireless Aug 7, 2008 #4 AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026 Before doing that, it might be worth just checking one other thing: go to control panel > network connectors and right click

Windows XP SP2 uses a different firewall called Windows Firewall. More about the author But when I try to connect using my older laptop(XP SP2) it sees the signal but wont connect! Booted computer. Since XP is recognizing the LAN connection, I seriously doubt if it's a hardware problem. Windows Xp Can't Connect To Internet Ethernet

August 2011, 1:27 I have a friend that has a Dell Dimension 8550. Resetting Winsock will take a few seconds, when it is finished, restart your computer. I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-cd-wont-boot-on-laptop.php AT&T used to provide 24-hour phone service for their internet customers.

Have tried to clean both. Windows Xp Cannot Connect To Internet Using Http Https Or Ftp i need more info to help you out Helpful +10 Report RyanP Feb 17, 2010 at 11:02 PM Norton Removal Tool....it's sad that they have to even make such an application. However, now it can't connect to the internet using a LAN.

no problems with mine obviously and it's on the same linksys router?

So simple, and lots of experts (?) complicate our life so much. Or the number closest to what I currently have? Thanks in advance... Connecting Windows Xp To Internet Via Ethernet September 2011, 21:05 Hi Chris: If you go go to the command prompt and the IP is something like 169.x.x.x is likely that you need the Winsock fix.

Or maybe your laptop can see the wireless access point, but won't connect unless you restart the entire computer? The laptop probably doesn't connect because you haven't set the wireless in it to match the wireless of the modem (or vice versa).To set up the laptop wireless you can use im installing updates now so it mite be fixing idk, but it says my connection strength is excellent but when I go to internet it won't show any pages... http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/can-t-connect-to-internet-after-installing-xp.php Levels and Types (from Aruna) 07.01.16, 16:44: What is RAID?

Configure the Wireless Adapter Settings for Optimal Performance Note: For information on finding which wireless adapter is installed in your computer, refer to Dell Knowledge Base Article, Which Wireless Networking Adapter WINS: "Enable LMHOSTS lookup" is clicked Under NetBIOS settings, the "Default: Use NetBIOS setting from the DHCP server..." is clicked. Also try turning off wireless security in the router temporarily. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - It could be as simple as WEP.

OK your way out of all the boxes and hopefully all will be good after that. If you don't like the stock appearance of Google Home, here are two quick and easy ways to make it truly yours. by R. Don't know what the deal was with that as I typically don't use Webroot but there you have it.

not actually fixed! have u tried to ping the modem. Pauline Back to top #8 degas degas Topic Starter Members 10 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:44 PM Posted 21 December 2011 - 10:50 PM Hi degas,The infection may have changed your Network availible but wont connect ?

Based upon this I suppose I will avoid using this program on my own computer. By software, I don't mean your Windows operating system, but the device drivers for your wireless network card and your wireless router. The list of available network connections will appear in this window.Scroll down the list of available connections and right-click the item representing your Internet connection. That cleared up the issues and it all seemed to work for a time.

Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? I tried Winsock XP Fix before with no luck (although I'll try again). You'll need to visit the web site for the hardware manufacturer for your PC and download the latest drivers. Mes Wireless Adapter wont connect to a specific network!

Or, more accurately, after I re-started my computer the connection went wonky and then gave me a "Limited or no connectivity" message. There could be interference with the wireless network in your house from other wireless devices. I also wrote a more recent post on troubleshooting Wi-Fi problems in Windows 8. If they have either a red or yellow mark over them then you have found the problem but I would be surprised as you have managed to get a response to