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WiFi but no Internet

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Shayderbs, Dec 15, 2018.

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  1. Shayderbs

    Shayderbs Thread Starter

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    Hello there everyone;

    So my HP laptop mostly works just fine, it starts up well & etc. My problem begins when I try to connect to the WiFi. It will say I’m connected but there is a little yellow warning sign (⚠️) meaning that I am connect to the WiFi but there is no internet access. I tried the usual things like restarting my router and computer, I even went online on my cellphone where an article suggested I dump my IP address, but nothing worked. I even went to a friends house and connected to their WiFi to see if it was just mine causing the issue, but I had the same problem on their WiFi as well. I’m worried it might be that my driver is outdated, but I can’t connect to the internet to download an updated one and see if that helps. What do I do?

    Any help/advice is Greatly appreciated!!

    Thank you!
     
  2. imstewart

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    Hi

    You need to start the basics. Also I am assuming that you are running Windows 10...

    When did it last work? and what has changed

    If other devices in your house works then we know the internet is fine, I would check that the wifi is on the same Wifi network as your router. Without going to deep/technical there should be a option on your Wifi icon, Right click and start "Troubleshotting Problems" run that and see what happens.

    If you can plug a network cable and check to see if you at least connect using that.
     
  3. TerryNet

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    If you can connect successfully via ethernet you can download the latest correct wireless driver from HP's web site. Else download it with another computer and copy it using removable media.
     
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