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 Just installed new hard drive (LINUX) Forum LOST HARD DRIVE SIZE Forum Installed new hard drive but cant find my recovery disk for hp dv5000 Forum Cant use programs on old hard drive installed on new computer Forum Unknown lost of space on hard drive Forum Got a new hard drive and lost all my drivers. need help getting them Forum Making new SSD my primary hard drive ( New Rig) Forum I installed a new hard drive getting error HELP! Forum Is it possible to un-format a hard drive and retrieve lost data? Forum My internet doesnt work at all on dell d620 laptop after new hard drive and rein Forum Hard Drive crash Help Forum New hard drive and not reading drivers for internet Forum Hard drives lost after reboot? Forum Installed new PSU - booted to OLD settings- lost tons Forum Can't format 3-TB internal / secondary hard drive Forum How to easily recover your lost , deleted or formatted data: SPAM Forum Best wireless network card for my router? Forum Dell disables internet connection on Gateway Forum Slow Internet question Forum Networking/wireless internet question- not really sure what to do Forum More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !