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Wireless Network Detected, but Internet Explorer Wont Connect to network in Win 7

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Panzer336, Jul 14, 2010.

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  1. Panzer336

    Panzer336 Thread Starter

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    I I have recently upgraded to Windows 7 and since then I have had a problem connecting to the internet with IE8. connection to internet via the wireless router is ok as virus etc is updating, but every tim I try and open IE I get the message Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage, then the option for Diagnose problems is offered, I have clicked this and still no joy. I have also reset IE.

    Sparodically it will connect and this is what is confusing me

    Any help will be appreciated

    Thanks
     
  2. Elvandil

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    Have you tried any other browsers? SeaMonkey is a good one to try if you don't have another. You can still keep IE as default and have SeaMonkey for backup for web pages that may not display correctly in IE or when you have access problems like you are having now. Being Mozilla-based, it uses a different rendering engine. For those web sites that support pipelining, you may also find that it is considerably faster.

    Check your connection settings under Internet Options. In the LAN section, try toggling the "Automatically Detect Settings" option.
     
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt:

    In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following command:

    Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

    IPCONFIG /ALL

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

    If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
     
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