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Discussion in 'Networking' started by numberoneshuge, Jul 31, 2018.

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  1. numberoneshuge

    numberoneshuge Thread Starter

    Jul 31, 2018
    I can only connect to the local network and not the internet. I have windows vista. Please help I have tried many of the videos on YouTube but no solution. I
  2. TerryNet

    TerryNet Moderator

    Mar 23, 2005
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    Does any other device have internet access through the same local network?

    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 commands:


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


    ping yahoo.com

    [Press ENTER after each 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.
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