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  1. GrahamDauphin

    GrahamDauphin Thread Starter

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    When I take my Lenovo ideapad running Windows 10 to my local library and try to connect to the Internet the taskbar connection shows "limited connection" and I cannot go online.
    One suggestion to me was uninstalling network drivers and re-booting which did indeed solve the problem but next time I went back the connection was again limited.
    This ony seems to happen at the library, other public places work fine.
    Any help appreciated.
     
  2. TerryNet

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    For a successful connection to the library system do you get redirected to a page where you have to promise to be good? If so, does that page not come up for the failed connections?

    For a limited connection ...

    Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
    Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.
    (In Windows 10 you may have to use some other procedure to get a Command Prompt window.)

    Type the following command:

    IPCONFIG /ALL

    [Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

    [Press ENTER after the command.]

    Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
    Paste the results in a message here.

    If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
     
  3. GrahamDauphin

    GrahamDauphin Thread Starter

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    The library connection seems to be working now.
    I suspect the problem was caused by my vpn so now I disable it at the library and everything sees to be ok.
    Thanks for taking the time to reply.
     
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    You're welcome. :)
     
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