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Failed to Detect Internet Connectivity_Windows Vista

by sakib_m36 / September 7, 2008 1:00 AM PDT

Dear all Cnet members:

Good morning. I hope you would be able to help me with the following problem.

I am using Windows Vista Home Premium in my Dell Laptop. Recently, I found out that the laptop is not showing the internet connectivity status though I can connect to my internet through broadband connection. I tried to find out the reason going through "Connect to a network" path and then, trying to "Setup a connection or network" through "connect to internet" and found the following "wizard error message":

"Component GUID:{7071ECA3-663B-4BC1-A1FA-B97F3B917C55}
Component file: [C:\Windows\system32\connect.dll]
Error: (0x8007277B) .

Additional Info:
Failed to detect Internet connectivity"

I would be glad if you can let me know what should be my options to solve the problem in addition why this problem occurred in the first place.

Thanks. Take care. Have a nice day.

Regards,
Sakib

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limited connectivity
by pinkladydiane / September 8, 2008 2:11 AM PDT

I also have a local only connectivity issue. I use "hot spots" to get on line & it worked great with my old XP laptop but this new vista notebook sees the unsecured hotspot but doesn't get on line "local only" yet the icon in the tray said connected, I cant ask everyone to reset their router & that helps only part of the time even on my home wireless connection
I use IE on HP pavillion vista Ultimate 64bit

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Re: Failed to Detect Internet Connectivity_Windows Vista
by Skip Wilkins / September 10, 2008 12:53 AM PDT

I had this problem on my new Dell laptop. I changes the wireless network type to "Home" from "Public" on a public network and got connectivity to the Internet.

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Re: Failed to Detect Internet Connectivity_Windows Vista
by sakib_m36 / September 10, 2008 1:21 PM PDT

Thanks. Will try the steps to find out whether it works for me...:)

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Have you check up your Vista File?
by Leetr / September 10, 2008 7:27 PM PDT

Hi, Maybe there lost some Vista Files in your system software. You can check carefully.

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