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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by seejay, Feb 5, 2013.

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  1. seejay

    seejay Thread Starter

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    I have update Windows 7 on my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. I do have internet access but not able to view internet and the reason is that the my wireless network connection is locked. I have tried many things and not successful. When I select network connection in control panel there's a red "X" on the wireless network connection. I need some help to direct me in the right direction.

    thanks
     
  2. rainforest123

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    Sorry, but I am unfamiliar with a locked wireless network connection.

    Please provide a screenshot of that to which you refer.

    Please download, install & run this forum's system info utility. Post the results, please.
    If a laptop, please provide the brand, model & model #.

    http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Valuable_links

    Please provide a screen shot of Device Manager with view set to show hidden devices & "network adpaters" expanded
    [ left click the "+" to the left of network adapters ]

    When did the computer last work well? Sometimes teh exact date is important.

    What changed; a hardware or software install or removal; a W7 updte [ check W's update history ]; an update to a program such as Adobe Reader or Java or example; an update to your anti malware [ virus , spyware, etc ] program?

    How do you know you have internet access if
    Do you mean that a browser won't open?
    Do you mean that a browser will open but no page is displayed?
    Which browser are you using?
    Have you tried a different browser?

    RF123
     
  3. rainforest123

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    Was the update a W7 update or from Dell?

    Please provide a screen shot of your W7 update history.

    RF123
     
  4. seejay

    seejay Thread Starter

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    Since I don't have internet I'm not able to sent you some info. The browser opens but not able to display the page. I have a Del Inspiron 1545 with windows 7 home premium. I'm not able to send the other info (device manger and network connection) but this happen when I use windows7 update. Everything was working fine but there was a bug I was trying to get rid of so I use the last thing and that was windows7. When I open network connection there is as red x appears on my local and miniport adapters. How I know I have internet by opening network and sharing center. I have tried all three browsers, chrome, firefox and ie9.

    thanks
     
  5. rainforest123

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    Dear seejay:
    Have you a flash drive to which you could save [ or transfer to ] the requested screen shots & system info, or burn to a CD?

    Why kind of bug? Malware, a glitch in the system, other?

    On the problem computer:
    Open an elevated command prompt.
    Type: cd\
    Press enter
    type: ping yahoo.com
    enter
    Please report the results.

    Try IE9 with no add ons
    start > programs /all programs > accessories > system tools > IE 9 no add ons

    Try FF using FF's safe mode, which is not the same as W7's safe mode.
    start > programs /all programs > mozilla > mozilla FF > M FF safe mode

    Try using W7's safe mode with networking

    RF123


    RF123
     
  6. lunarlander

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    In netwrok connection, right click on your adapter and choose Diagnose.
     
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