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    can't connect to another lap top

    This is a discussion on can't connect to another lap top within the Wireless / Adapters forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; my old laptop is fine, but my secondhand new lap top just won't connect. All my settings are correct but ...

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      my old laptop is fine, but my secondhand new lap top just won't connect. All my settings are correct but every 10 seconds it says "acquiring network address" then disconnects. It seemed to work before i downloaded windows sp3 update, maybe this has something to do with it. Sky don't seem to know what to do. Can anyone help !!!!?


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      Re: can't connect to another lap top

      It seemed to work before i downloaded windows sp3 update,
      If it worked before the update and does not work now, I think the update has caused the problem. It is likely to be something it has done which is effecting your security software, firewall or AV. Here are a couple of things you can try-
      Open the run box and type services.msc and hit enter. This opens your Services panel. Scroll down and check that the DHCP client is Started and set to Automatic. Do the same with WZC.

      Download and use Winsockfix from Download WinSockFix 1.1.0.13 - WinSockFix - A free Winsock/Tcp repair utility - Softpedia

      This from MS fixes problems caused by conflicts with security software, - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en Download to your desktop and start in Safe Mode, double click the download and follow instructions. This is better done in Safe Mode to prevent security software interfering, which probably caused the problem in the first place.

      TomD


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      Useful Utilites

      http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

      Note - When downloading always select the Custom install or you will end up with stuff you don't want.





     

     

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