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Windows XP desktop no connection???

by Mojo514 / March 14, 2013 8:36 AM PDT

I was using my desktop the other day and left it on, later on i went to use it and my connection was lost, i did not install or download anything i was reading something online thats it, i tried repair i tried rebooting i tried resetting the modem n i tried system restore to a previous date but that didnt work either, now i have no internet connection, my wireless works for my ipod but i need my computer's internet. Does anybody think they can help me? Id really appreciate it.

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by Mojo514 / March 14, 2013 8:41 AM PDT

also im using Windows XP Pro Version 2002 Service Pack 3

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Wired Or Wireless Connection?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 14, 2013 12:14 PM PDT
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Either way, try visiting the computer manufacturer's website and download, then install the appropriate network driver for the problem device. If an updated driver doesn't fix the issue, then it is probably time to replace the network adapte, or if a "wired" connection, try replacing the ethernet cable first. If no joy for a wired connection, then we try replacing the network card..

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Modem might b gone?
by Mojo514 / March 16, 2013 2:54 PM PDT

I just tried plugging the modem into my laptop n it said the same thing "cannot establish an IP Address", does this mean i have to buy a new modem?

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(NT) Here, We Would Test By Doing Exactly That
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 17, 2013 2:51 AM PDT
In reply to: Modem might b gone?
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I fixed it
by Mojo514 / March 17, 2013 12:22 PM PDT

After i plugged the internet cable from my modem to my laptop it said 'couldnt establish IP Address' so i reset the modem again,

when it boot back up i went to 'Open Network and Sharing Center' on my laptop n 'Diagnosed' the wired connection to try n fix the problem (like 'Repair') but it gave me the same message, but strangley when i plugged the internet wire back to the modem n boot up the computer it started working..., n wierd thing is i reset the modem a couple times before when it was hooked to my computer n it didnt help

Thanks guys for the help n ideas

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(NT) Still Might Be The Modem.. Time Will Tell !
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 18, 2013 11:20 AM PDT
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(NT) step 4 reset XP to windows 95 compatibility and SER.PAK 2
by uniqueusernameisgene / March 22, 2013 3:26 PM PDT
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explorer.exe wtf?
by snoepyo / March 16, 2013 1:32 AM PDT

<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">When I got up this morning I turned on my PC. When I logged in I saw that all the icons were gone, and I got up a message: Explorer.EXE - Application Errorinstruction in'' 0x455a45c0'' referenced memory at'' 0x403652a7''. The memory could not be'' read''. Click OK to terminate the program Click cancel to debug the program.I clicked on both, but then just return back up all the time. I can not go into something or start up a program. All I can start the task processing. I have tried to remove explorer.exe and added it again, but then just freezes the screen and the message comes up. I've heard people say att att I have to go on the run and write some other things but I have and tried. Nothing comes up. I have a windows xp computer.Please help me. thanks
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Re: explorer
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 16, 2013 1:46 AM PDT
In reply to: explorer.exe wtf?

Better start a new discussion about your problem, in stead of appending to a totally unrelated discussion, if my tip below doesn't work. Removing explorer.exe (whatever you mean with that) doesn't seem a good idea anyway.

This is my tip: login to another Windows account and start using that in stead of this corrupted account. And, if that other account is your only spare administrator account, make a new spare administrator account just in case this one gets corrupted also.

Kees

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ok ty for tip.. but
by snoepyo / March 16, 2013 2:29 AM PDT
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How do u mean i am going to get in to the controllpanel when i cant open annything?

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Re: login
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 16, 2013 2:37 AM PDT
In reply to: ok ty for tip.. but

If you didn't make a spare admin account yourself (but why didn't you?) boot into Safe Mode and go into the 'administrator' account that pops up then. Only use it to make 2 other admin capable accounts. Then logon into one of them and keep the other untouched for later use.

Kees

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re
by snoepyo / March 16, 2013 2:56 AM PDT
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even if i take safe mode that explorer error comes so i cant go into annything. just task processing
:/ this pc is going in the thrash

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Re: crashes
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 16, 2013 5:05 AM PDT
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Did you logon in the new 'administrator' account you saw? Or into your own account?

And if you can re-install XP from the recovery disks you made or that came with the PC, it should work again.

Kees

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i found out
by snoepyo / March 16, 2013 5:13 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: crashes

I found it out. i started task processing and open cmd in the task processing so i took a scan from cmd. Now it works fine Wink

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good
by Mojo514 / March 16, 2013 3:09 PM PDT
In reply to: i found out

i was gonna say sounds like a trojan, i caught one on my old computer n it stopped u from surfing the web n slowly stopped u from opening any programs, including AVG anti-virus which was the only anti-virus i had the time,
but if u got it working do wat Kees said n make another Admin account, n have a good anti-virus installed lol

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(NT) 1st Call your ISP 2nd check settings, 3rd recovery manager
by uniqueusernameisgene / March 22, 2013 3:21 PM PDT
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