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Wifi says connected,but no internet

Discussion in 'Networking' started by amberm, Feb 25, 2015.

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  1. amberm

    amberm Thread Starter

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    For the last two months my wifi has been dropping randomly and picking back up after a few minutes.I use laptop,kindle fire,ps3,blu ray player on router (conflicting IPs?).Three days ago,I reset my Linksys (WRT320N) router and now cannot get any wifi connection at all (only through ethernet connected directly into laptop).I've signed into Lynksys set up page (192.168.1.1.),created a domain name,Host name and a passphrase.I now see newly created network,i enter passphrase and says connected,but i cannot access the internet. I have tried ip release and renew to no avail.Also, tried running as admin on command prompt and flushing and netsh reset,winsock.Ip config says media disconnected,tunnel adapter local area connection 6,7,11,12.

    Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
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    C:\Users\ambie14>ipconfig/all

    Windows IP Configuration

    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : ambie14-pc
    Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
    Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
    IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : ANM

    Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : NVIDIA nForce 10/100/1000 Mbps Networking
    Controller
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1F-16-48-CF-53
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2ca2:aa00:5630:ba78%11(Preferred)
    IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.64(Preferred)
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, February 24, 2015 10:08:07 PM
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:16:43 PM
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254
    DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254
    DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 301997846
    DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-10-A2-D4-CC-00-23-4E-13-D1-48

    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254
    NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

    Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : ANM
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5007 802.11b/g WiFi Adapter
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-23-4E-13-D1-48
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::60a5:c734:df20:d7ca%10(Preferred)
    IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.101(Preferred)
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, February 24, 2015 10:08:25 PM
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:08:25 PM
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 218112846
    DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-10-A2-D4-CC-00-23-4E-13-D1-48

    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

    Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : ANM
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : isatap.ANM
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

    Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : isatap.{8C7EACDA-7230-4E4A-AE5F-8CFF08B46
    035}
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

    Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 11:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 6TO4 Adapter
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

    Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 12:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 02-00-54-55-4E-01
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:9d38:90d7:2406:349e:3f57:febf(Pref
    erred)
    Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2406:349e:3f57:febf%13(Preferred)
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
    NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

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  2. etaf

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    after a reset the default for the router would be 192.168.1.1
    BUT
    you are showing a default gateway connection on your ethernet of 192.168.1.254

    Also the wireless adapter is a Atheros AR5007 and under vista , any change in routers or router settings can cause issues

    can you explain what you are connected to using the ethernet cable ?

    and you should update the wireless driver from the manufacturers website - if that does not work - then from Atheros site

    whats the make and model of the PC ?

    AR5007
    Vista 32 / 64 Bit
    Direct link Drivers for Atheros AR5007 and Windows Vista 32 / 64 bit
    You only need to click on the green download button labelled " Click to Download " and wait, the file will download - you do not need to click on any other buttons to get the download started

    To install the driver you will need to do the following

    Extract the downloaded zip file into a folder on the PC
    then

    > Start Globe
    > Control Panel
    > System and maintenance
    > Scroll down to Device manager
    > network adaptors, click on the + >
    > Right click on the AR5007 Adapter
    > click on Update Driver Software...
    > click on Browse my computer for driver software
    > let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer
    > Have Disk
    > click on the Button Browse...
    > Locate the folder you extracted the zip folder and highlight the .inf file
    you should see two files with .inf
    Vista 32Bit AR5007 netathv.inf
    Vista 64Bit AR5007 netathvx.inf
     
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