Resolving Internet Access Problems in Windows® 7

Get to know more about resolving Internet connection failure in Windows 7

Internet connection is the way of connecting Windows 7 system to Internet. Internet settings are very important to set a connection. Verification of settings while there is failure to connect could solve the problem sometimes. Some firewall could also make connection problems in Windows 7 system. So verify that there is a connection after disabling the firewall software. One of the easy ways to troubleshoot to is to disconnect the connection and try to connect again. Make sure that you are connecting to a single network only. In Windows 7 you can see the status of various connections easily. If network is connected you could see the status as "Internet Access" or "No Internet access" if disconnected. Windows 7 provides various ways to check Internet connection. You could diagnose the network connection using various troubleshooting and diagnosing facilities provided by Windows. You could also check for Internet connection by running ping test to verify the network connection. You could also go for Internet service provider to troubleshoot the connection problem in Windows 7.

Following are some of the reasons for no Internet access in Windows 7:

  • Check for Physical Connection

  • Correct Driver Issues

  • Remove Malware

Check for Physical Connection

If there is no Internet connection in Windows 7, you could check for physical connection. Check whether the cables to modem are connected well. You could try to correct the issue by resetting the modem of connection and also router. You could also check whether the router setting is compatible with Windows 7. Sometimes older routers might cause compatible issues with newer operating systems. You could also make sure that server of Internet provider is functioning correctly.

Correct Driver Issues

Network drivers are software which are needed to set Internet connection in Windows 7. You could check from control panel that the network driver is working properly. Sometimes the network drivers for Windows 7 are outdated. If so you could update the driver software from manufacturer' websites. Compatibility is also a possible issue with driver. Windows 7 needs a specific network driver to have uninterrupted Internet connection.

Remove Malware

Malware could cause network issues and Internet connection failure in your Windows 7 system. You could use firewall and antivirus software for security of the system. If you are sure malware are making connection problems, use some antivirus or antimalware software to remove this fully. While you are using Internet in Windows 7 keep your firewall enabled.

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