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computer connecting to local only

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#1
Ok, so the internet works fine on all the laptops in the house(macs)...but the desktop(hp pavillion m9040 running vista home premium) is not connecting to the internet...it says that it is connected to the network but it has local access only...when i run a diagnose and repair it comes up with a message that says "there might be a problem with one or more network adapters on this computer" it gives me the options (1) "plug a cable into the network adapter local area connection" (2)"move the computer to a different location..." (im pretty sure this isnt the problem because the computer is right next to the router (linksys wireless g)
and (3) "automatically get new IP settings for the network adapter wireless area connection"

If anyone knows how to fix this problem....i would greatly appreciate it

Thanks
 

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Tarka Dal

I know nothing!
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#2
I think i might know what the problem is.
I have had similar problems for a few weeks now on my Dell computer (Brand New).

If you can understand whats below then go ahead and do so but, if not find someone who does...


1st Disable all adapters. (Do this by going to Network & Sharing Center then click on Manage Network Connections).
2nd Re-enable wireless adapter only.
3rd Go to Network & sharing center
4th Click on Manage Wireless Networks
5Th Highlite your adapter and remove (close page).
6th Back to Network & Sharing Center click on connect to a network.
7th Connect to your Network.

Then you should see that your connected to the internet. But...

When you try to re-enable LAN adapter you may have the same problem as i have which is that, it automatically tries to connect to a Network and then for some reason which i know not of, it locks out the internet. So in my case i leave the adapter disabled.

Best of luck and i hope someone may find a solution to our problem.:)
 

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Custom Built
    CPU
    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 St
    Motherboard
    Asus STRIKER EXTREME 680I SLI
    Memory
    Corsair 4GB Kit (4x1GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 Memory
    Graphics Card(s)
    Point Of View 8800GT 512MB GDD
    Sound Card
    Soundmax 5.1
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung 46"
    Screen Resolution
    1080P
    Hard Drives
    1x WD Raptor WD360ADFD 36GB SATA 10KRPM 16MB Cache
    1x WD Raptor WD740DFD 74GB SATA 10KRPM 16MB Cache
    PSU
    Coolermaster 600W
    Case
    Coolermaster nVidia
    Cooling
    Arctic Cooling Extreme
    Mouse
    MS Wireless Laser mouse 8000
    Keyboard
    MS Wireless Entertainment Keyboard 7000
    Internet Speed
    1.2mb & 10mb

Joan Archer

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#3
I take it then you are connecting via wireless, have you tried connecting with an Ethernet cable from your computer to the router ?

Have you tried to re-boot the router to see if that clears the problem up ?
 

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Zoostorm
    CPU
    Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 @ 2400 MHz
    Motherboard
    Foxconn 45CMX/45GMX/45CMX-K
    Memory
    2048 MB (2 x 1024 DDR2-SDRAM)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Corp 82945G Integrated Graphics Controller
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Hanns.G HH221 22" inches Widescreen
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    ExcelStor (250GB)
    Mouse
    Microsoft Optical Wheel Mouse
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000
    Internet Speed
    Just under 4 MB ADSL Broadband
    Other Info
    Epson Stylus SX415 All-in-one Printer
    Seagate 500 MB Expansion USB Desktop Hard Drive
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#4
internet connection issues

I have a custom built Dell computer tower, with Vista Home Premium x64. I had internet connection issues from the time I took it out of the box. I have a cable 10 MBps internet connection. The connection was slow or didn't want to connect or didn't like my email program. I had some luck connecting with a router.
After 3-1/2 weeks, and hours and hours of frustration and the help of several Dell technicians, we discovered the problem - Dell Remote Access. This is a new program Dell has recently started to load on it's computers. Whether Vista didn't like it or whatever, the minute we removed the program, the problem disappeared like it had never been there and my computer is running like a dream.
I just wanted to save someone else the frustration.
 

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Dell
    CPU
    Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 (2.33GHz, 1333MHz) w/4MBcache
    Memory
    6GB DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Roxio Creator 10.2 Dell
    Sound Card
    Sound Blaster X-FI Xtreme Gamer
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung SyncMaster2253LW
    Hard Drives
    500GB NCQ Serial ATA (7200 rpm)
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless

brinkstar

New Member
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#5
open internet explorer, goto tools, internet options, check Do not connect with a dial up connection, than click on LAN Settings, and check Auto Config lan settings (something to this nature)

probably isnt your problem, but its worth a shot if trax1963s post doesnt help.
 

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Joan Archer

Cross Stitch Queen
Vista Guru
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Location
Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
#7
I am having this same exact problem so if anyone figures out a solution please let me know.

Cheers
Neil
We can't do that as we don't know what you've tried to do to fix it so far, have you tried doing anything that's been suggested so far, you say you have the same problem but don't give any details.

I think you would be better starting your own thread giving details about your problem and also telling us what you have tried so far by way of a fix that way the experts have something to go on ;)
 

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Zoostorm
    CPU
    Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 @ 2400 MHz
    Motherboard
    Foxconn 45CMX/45GMX/45CMX-K
    Memory
    2048 MB (2 x 1024 DDR2-SDRAM)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Corp 82945G Integrated Graphics Controller
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Hanns.G HH221 22" inches Widescreen
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    ExcelStor (250GB)
    Mouse
    Microsoft Optical Wheel Mouse
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000
    Internet Speed
    Just under 4 MB ADSL Broadband
    Other Info
    Epson Stylus SX415 All-in-one Printer
    Seagate 500 MB Expansion USB Desktop Hard Drive

dooug

New Member
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#8
Ok, so the internet works fine on all the laptops in the house(macs)...but the desktop(hp pavillion m9040 running vista home premium) is not connecting to the internet...it says that it is connected to the network but it has local access only...when i run a diagnose and repair it comes up with a message that says "there might be a problem with one or more network adapters on this computer" it gives me the options (1) "plug a cable into the network adapter local area connection" (2)"move the computer to a different location..." (im pretty sure this isnt the problem because the computer is right next to the router (linksys wireless g)
and (3) "automatically get new IP settings for the network adapter wireless area connection"

If anyone knows how to fix this problem....i would greatly appreciate it

Thanks
Look like another guy had the same problem... find out Intel chipset on Ethernet card (on motherboard) or adapters download latest version driver and update or install will fine...good luck...:D
 

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