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'Access type: Internet' but no Internet

By Cj_vii
Jul 29, 2013
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  1. Hey all, new here. Hoping for some advice...

    Last night I was playing my games when suddenly my Bigfoot Network Adapter crashed. I rebooted thrice attempting to have it come back, to no avail. I began using my Wireless adapter in its place. The next morning I booted up to find that the Bigfoot Network Adapter had come back, but with an issue. My computer is showing that it is connected to the network and I can read all network computers and access/copy/write files to other systems on the network. The issue is, I have no internet on my computer. I have tried booting multiple games with them crashing (they never crashed as such before even with no internet) and tried even booting Skype which crashed when attempting to connect to the internet.

    I'm afraid I've done some tweaking that I shouldn't have considering I was attempting to run my game with lowest ping.. But I've only used installable proxy programmed such as SmoothPing and FixMyLag.

    Any help would be appreciated... Please.

    PC Specs;
    Intel Core i7 970 @ 3.19GHz
    12GB Corsair Vengeance
    120GB Vertex3 SSD
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP2

    If there's anything I've missed, do tell. New to this 'fixing stuff'.

    Cj
     
  2. remixedcat

    remixedcat TS Rookie Posts: 41

    Have you reinstalled your WLAN drivers?
     
  3. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 4,708   +87

    Uninstall all network drivers for that NIC, but don't delete them. Let Windows restore then fully when you do a reboot. Also when was the last time you clean out your system files and registry for junk, old MCX, BAK, TMP an etc. files that are no longer needed. Got to get into the habit of doing such clean-up before and after, RAM, VRM, all other areas.
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,468   +327

    most interesting. use ipconfig /all to view the tcp configuration.
    The red items below are the critical ones:
    Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:​

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :​
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller​
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-​
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes​
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes​
    Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : ............​
    IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.5(Preferred)
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, July 30, 2013 2:20:40 PM​
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Monday, September 08, 2149 4:10:23 PM​
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
    DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 4.2.2.1
    8.8.8.8
    209.18.47.61
    NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled​

    your DNS servers will be different.

    ANY value starting 169.x.y.z is a configuration error.
     


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