my laptop was connecting to the internet for a few days .. then all of a sudden it stopped connecting and now its saying local connection only. My other laptop works and so does my husbands, but this one doesn't want to work HELP!!!
Power Cycle everything . . Turn off the Modem, router and all pc's . . turn on the Modem and wait a few minutes for the lights to stabilize . . then turn on the router, then one pc at a time. See if you connect to the internet.
If you are connecting wireless, Remove all the stored wireless network profiles and search for the network again.
Then: check your browser's settings, remove any proxy settings if foundhere's how.
with the pc connected to the router, Click on Start . . Run . . type CMD
At the > prompt type type the following command: IPCONFIG /ALL
Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.
Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter. Come back here and Paste the results in a message.
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.
If you are connecting wireless, then please Download and run this Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector, click the Networks link on the upper left and paste a screen shot of that screen here. Note that this application requires NET Framework to run. If you get an error about a missing function, download and install NET Framework.
To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file. To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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