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HP Laptop wont connect to the Internet

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January 3, 2012 3:02:04 AM

My HP laptop wont connect to the internet with the ethernet I think its due to the drives but at one point it was hooked up that way and did work.
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January 3, 2012 6:46:55 AM

nbartl02 said:
My HP laptop wont connect to the internet with the ethernet I think its due to the drives but at one point it was hooked up that way and did work.


What has changed since it worked ?
Do you have a windows restore point to fall back on ?
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January 11, 2012 1:00:37 AM

nothing has changed, it will connect wirelessly but not through the ethernet
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January 11, 2012 7:05:28 AM

nbartl02 said:
nothing has changed, it will connect wirelessly but not through the ethernet


Sorry, but I must disagree. If it worked, now doesn't something has changed.
If both ethernet & wireless were previously working.

You should check your router's settings to make sure it's accepting connections on all those types, not just N.
Look at site for the router's IP address and default login/pass.

It sounds to me like the router is operating only in N, which isn't compatible with a, b, or G. or vice versa

N has multiple input and outputs (MIMO), a/b/g does not, which causes the incompatibility.
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January 11, 2012 5:16:54 PM

its something to do with the driver, and if it is i cant download the driver 4 it to work
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January 11, 2012 5:34:12 PM

nbartl02 said:
its something to do with the driver, and if it is i cant download the driver 4 it to work



If you think it is the driver, go to device manager and roll back the driver, or into properties, scan for new hardware.
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