New hard drive installed, lost internet Tags: Configuration Routers Internet Service Providers Hard Drives Internet Wireless Networking Last response: September 22, 2009 1:09 PM in Wireless Networking Share Anonymous September 17, 2009 1:09:54 AM I installed a new hard drive in laptop. I can't access the internet (via a router) now. The device manager shows no error in system, dell says it's an ISP problem, ISP says its a router problem and the router tests are fine. any suggestion? More about : hard drive installed lost internet | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove lyleb September 17, 2009 2:41:22 PM Did you reinstall the operating system on the new hard drive? Is the connection wireless or wired? Does your computer have an IP address assigned? | Report abuse dori0527 September 22, 2009 1:08:28 PM lyleb said:Did you reinstall the operating system on the new hard drive? Is the connection wireless or wired? Does your computer have an IP address assigned? When I use my laptop at work it's wired; but I'm trying to work from home & use wireless. Previous I had a wep key; but didn't write it down. Now on my home wireless, it comes up all dots. | Report abuse dori0527 September 22, 2009 1:09:47 PM they had to reinstall the operating system on the hard drive. now that I'm at home, I don't know the IP address | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Wireless Networking>New hard drive installed, lost internet> Related ressources: ForumJust installed new hard drive (LINUX) ForumLOST HARD DRIVE SIZE ForumInstalled new hard drive but cant find my recovery disk for hp dv5000 ForumCant use programs on old hard drive installed on new computer ForumUnknown lost of space on hard drive ForumGot a new hard drive and lost all my drivers. need help getting them ForumMaking new SSD my primary hard drive ( New Rig) ForumI installed a new hard drive getting error HELP! ForumIs it possible to un-format a hard drive and retrieve lost data? ForumMy internet doesnt work at all on dell d620 laptop after new hard drive and rein ForumHard Drive crash Help ForumNew hard drive and not reading drivers for internet ForumHard drives lost after reboot? ForumInstalled new PSU - booted to OLD settings- lost tons ForumCan't format 3-TB internal / secondary hard drive ForumHow to easily recover your lost , deleted or formatted data: SPAM ForumBest wireless network card for my router? ForumDell disables internet connection on Gateway ForumSlow Internet question ForumNetworking/wireless internet question- not really sure what to do More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !