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    Last night, the internet connection to my computer was fine. Nothing wrong with it at all. I turned my computer off and went to bed. When I woke up this morning and turned my computer on, there was no internet connection. I turned my computer back off and went to school. I came home, and the problem is still there. I tried unplugging and plugging the ethernet cable back in, I tried to connect it wirelessly, I turned the router on and off again but none of that worked. I'm currently using my dad's computer which is fine internet-wise, as is my mum's and my xbox. What can I do to try and fix this?

    I also have some other questions. On my computer, a dial-up connection box constantly appears and has done since we got a new router. I don't know how to stop it, so how do I? Also since we got the new router, the old router is still appearing on the wireless connection list as well as for my phone's wifi, even though it's not plugged in. Is this unusual?
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    (Original post by Calanon)
    Last night, the internet connection to my computer was fine. Nothing wrong with it at all. I turned my computer off and went to bed. When I woke up this morning and turned my computer on, there was no internet connection. I turned my computer back off and went to school. I came home, and the problem is still there. I tried unplugging and plugging the ethernet cable back in, I tried to connect it wirelessly, I turned the router on and off again but none of that worked. I'm currently using my dad's computer which is fine internet-wise, as is my mum's and my xbox. What can I do to try and fix this?

    I also have some other questions. On my computer, a dial-up connection box constantly appears and has done since we got a new router. I don't know how to stop it, so how do I? Also since we got the new router, the old router is still appearing on the wireless connection list as well as for my phone's wifi, even though it's not plugged in. Is this unusual?
    Is your computer managing to connect to the wireless network?

    It could be that your computer has some old connection settings. Hold down the Windows key on your keyboard, then press R. When the box comes up, type cmd and hit enter. When the Command Prompt comes up, type each of these commands followed by hitting the enter/return key:

    ipconfig /release
    ipconfig /flushdns
    ipconfig /renew

    Does it connect after that?
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    (Original post by DarkWhite)
    Is your computer managing to connect to the wireless network?

    It could be that your computer has some old connection settings. Hold down the Windows key on your keyboard, then press R. When the box comes up, type cmd and hit enter. When the Command Prompt comes up, type each of these commands followed by hitting the enter/return key:

    ipconfig /release
    ipconfig /flushdns
    ipconfig /renew

    Does it connect after that?
    It's connect it wirelessly, so I thank you for that, however it's still not working with the Ethernet cable.
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    (Original post by Calanon)
    It's connect it wirelessly, so I thank you for that, however it's still not working with the Ethernet cable.
    do you have a spare WORKING cable you could use to check whether the one used right now is broken or not?
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    (Original post by Calanon)
    Last night, the internet connection to my computer was fine. Nothing wrong with it at all. I turned my computer off and went to bed. When I woke up this morning and turned my computer on, there was no internet connection. I turned my computer back off and went to school. I came home, and the problem is still there. I tried unplugging and plugging the ethernet cable back in, I tried to connect it wirelessly, I turned the router on and off again but none of that worked. I'm currently using my dad's computer which is fine internet-wise, as is my mum's and my xbox. What can I do to try and fix this?

    I also have some other questions. On my computer, a dial-up connection box constantly appears and has done since we got a new router. I don't know how to stop it, so how do I? Also since we got the new router, the old router is still appearing on the wireless connection list as well as for my phone's wifi, even though it's not plugged in. Is this unusual?
    I think I know what your problem is ...... just follow the steps

    -Open Internet Explorer
    -Click on tools in the menu bar
    -Go to internet options
    -Click on the connections tab on the top
    -Set the setting to "Never dial a connection"
    -Apply the settings

    AND your done!! :jive:

    Hope this helps... do tell me if it does and also (+1 if it did :ninja: )
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    (Original post by Dmon1Unlimited)
    do you have a spare WORKING cable you could use to check whether the one used right now is broken or not?
    Nope, only this one. :/

    (Original post by Nikstar95)
    I think I know what your problem is ...... just follow the steps

    -Open Internet Explorer
    -Click on tools in the menu bar
    -Go to internet options
    -Click on the connections tab on the top
    -Set the setting to "Never dial a connection"
    -Apply the settings

    AND your done!! :jive:

    Hope this helps... do tell me if it does and also (+1 if it did :ninja: )
    That worked to stop the box, thank you.
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    (Original post by Calanon)
    Nope, only this one. :/


    That worked to stop the box, thank you.

    3 cheers for me :jive: :cheers: YAY!!!

    u hav to rep me for the rest of your TSR life (or atleast the next 7 days ) :evilbanana:

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