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 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? 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRe-Installed Windows 7 64bit as my old hard drive died (brought new one) Cant Access Internet!! Forum I've recently installed a new hard drive on my sony vaio and now there is no internet on there wifi or Ethernet cable how do I Forum SolvedI formatted C drive and installed win 7 due to some problems and now i lost most of my hard disk partitions Forum I formatted C drive and installed win 7 due to some problems and now i lost most of my hard disk partitions Forum Lost Terabyte from my hard drive on new build Forum I lost 50G from my hard drive after windows 7 was installed? Forum SolvedPC crashed, I bought and installed a new hard drive, still slow, updated ram to 2 gb what else could it be? Forum SolvedI have a new motherboard, processor and memory installed, but kept my old hard drive, however, my comp failed to start up and Forum Solvedvista installed on new hard drive, drivers missing Forum Solvedis there a way to tell if a hard drive installed is new or used. Forum SolvedI installed my new WD 1 TB hard drive but now the pc won't find it. Forum Solvedjust installed a new hard drive and I dont see it in computer and in disk manger it shows up as uncollated more info in desc Forum SolvedPutting pre-installed Windows on a new hard drive? Forum SolvedInstalled New SSD, is it possible to still put stuff on old hard drive and access it? Forum SolvedCan I use my current hard drive with windows 7 installed on a new pc with no os? Forum SolvedInstalled new hard drive on HP laptop in startup repair i get failure while set up in progress Forum SolvedNew hard drive installed, now system is slow... Forum SolvedCan you relocate a old, fresh installed hard drive to a new computer? Forum SolvedInstalled a old hard drive into my new computer ( 2 hard drives now). Forum SolvedSwapping drive letters between a new and old hard drive with programs installed in it Forum More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !