Sony VAIO won't connect to Internet

By bobby123 ยท 5 replies
Jul 23, 2011
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  1. Set up a wireless connection, got my other 2 comps working but on my sony vaio laptop, the internet explorer won't come up. I choose detect problem and it said something about putting proxy settings in, not sure what to do. can someone help?!
  2. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 783

    Follow this similar steps, for only first two steps.

    You can chose to put your proxy stuff in there, or you can set it as no proxy, but remember to check the box of "Automatically detect settings".
  3. gene14

    gene14 TS Rookie

    I have had the problem for 6 months.

    Right click on the Internet Access symbol at the bottom of the screen.

    It will ask if you want the problem fixed - say yes

    Then it disconnects the "automatically connected" toggle and the internet accesses.

    The problem is that the fix is sporatic and not permanent.

    In my home with my own wifi it is strong and permanently connected.

    But at a Starbucks with ATT provider it is sporatic.

    At a Starbucks with a Google internet connection - it is solid and goes forever.

    So it has something to do with the router connecting to my computer. I thin it is definitely not Microsoft.
    It is all a Sony problem because when the signal is near and strong. All is ok.

    When the signal is weak and distant - good luck
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,475   +376

    Try Firefox
  5. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,154   +457

    Two year old thread.
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,475   +376

    Gollie, I did it again. Thank you. :)

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