Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook ?

I have a Dell Inspiron 6000. I cannot connect to the internet wirelessly or through ethernet cable attached to my router. I called my ISP and was informed that I had a hardware issue. It was suggested that there is something wrong with my network card. How do I fix this? Where do I go to get it replaced? I'm no longer under the service plan for dell, so calling them will cost too much money for their advice.


Answers :

I do not completely rule out the Network card hardware malfunction but it occurs very very rarely.

You can check whether the network card is working or not.

In DOS prompt,Start---->Run------>cmd------>press Enter.
Type " ping 127.0.0.1" without quotation mark, press enter.

If you can see an output like below
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

Then the Card is fine.

For setting Internet connection

Ask for few thing to your ISP

1) What is the IP address assigned to that router?
2) Does the Router have DHCP enable?
If yes is the answer then fine, if No is the answer
Ask for DNS address too.

That's it.

Now
Connect your system to the Wireless connection (forget now about your Internet connection)
 

Goto your Advanced network setting

assigned IP address manually

Example :
192.168.1.X if the router IP address is 192.168.1.1
192.168.0.X if the router IP address is 192.168.0.1
where X can be 2 to 254 any value will work.

Subnet mask : 255.255.255.0
Default gateway : IP address of that Router

Preferred DNS : The one ISP gives you.

Now, your Internet connection will work.
There are a bunch of viruses out there that block internet access these days, by changing your internet settings. That would be the first thing to check, as it is doubtful both your wireless card and on board lan have failed. Open internet explorer, go to tools > internet options and then click the connections tab. on the bottom of that window you should see a button for lan settings. click that. This will open another window with a box labeled proxy settings. If you have one of the newer spyware deals on your computer this will be set to use a proxy server. de-select that check box and you should be able to connect to the internet.

If thats the case then you need to clean up your computer. I could type out how to do that, but its been typed soooo many times. Here is a link on how to clean up most rogue antivirus situations, with picture too! It also explains the proxy server thing too, with pictures. This example is for the rogue antivirus (ie spyware) "antivirus live", but its the same for all those things.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-antivirus-live
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