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Built in network adapter not working

By nano567
Sep 25, 2010
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  1. I have a computer that somehow is connected to the internet but does not let me browse the internet.

    its a windows XP Professional

    I use a wired connection DSL ethernet with a built-in network adapter not a NIC.
    ive checked the wires and tested the DSL box on this computer and it works great.

    here is a report on the connection:

    IPCONFIG /ALL


    Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
    (C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

    C:\Documents and Settings\user12>ipconfig /all

    Windows IP Configuration

    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Comp12
    Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
    Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
    IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

    Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 4:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connecti
    on
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-11-11-30-0A-C7
    Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.67.214
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

    C:\Documents and Settings\user12>

    PING 127.1.0
    Ping 127.1.0

    Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
    (C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.


    C:\Documents and Settings\user12>ping 127.1.0

    Pinging 127.1.0.0 with 32 bytes of data:

    Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
    Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
    Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
    Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

    Ping statistics for 127.1.0.0:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
    Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms

    C:\Documents and Settings\user12>
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,311   +617

    looks like DHCP is not being found (ie 169.254.67.214 is the clue)

    make sure your firewall is active and that ports 67-68 are allowed
     
  3. nano567

    nano567 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thank you for replying Jobeard :)

    ive checked and the firewall is active, the computer was on PS2 but yesterday i installed the PS3
    it didnt have a firewall before until the PS3 was installed.
     

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