How to troubleshoot if Microsoft® Windows® 7 Network Hangs
Why does Microsoft Windows 7 network hang?
Microsoft Windows 7 can hang while you install something from network. The problem might be due the issues with network connection or with the computer. Moreover, malware can also create problems in your network and this can hang your network , as there are malware that are capable to the block network and change the settings. Using an antivirus or anti malware, you can detect and remove virus or malware in your system. Another reason for network hanging in Microsoft Windows 7 is are browser errors. In wired connection, you need to make sure that the physical connection are kept well. You can try connecting the router with other computer to make sure that the problem is not with the router.
The details mentioned below will give you an insight as to troubleshoot network hanging of Microsoft Windows 7:
- Restarting Process
- Conflicts in Firewall
- Improving Signal Strength
- Upgrading Router and Adapter
Wireless hang in your system could be solved by restarting process. You could turn off your modem, router and system. Then you could turn on your system, modem and router again. Rebooting process can solve most of the problems.
Conflicts in firewall
Firewall could some times cause network problems. Troubleshoot firewall issues if you are sure firewall is making problems. Multiple firewalls in your system cause conflicts and causes network issues. In this case you could remove any of the firewall and keep single firewall to keep your system protected. You could completely uninstall or disable one firewall could solve the problem.
While you use any wireless or wired connection without speed or quality in signal transmission and you are trying to install some application from network, your network can hang. In order to resolve this install a application which is very important only from a good quality broadband connection. To improve signal strength of your wireless connection you can also try other measures like placing the router at higher place or using antenna.
Router and network adaptor are the two important devices which makes the network connection. If the router configuration or router firmware is not updated your Microsoft Windows 7 network can hang. You need to update the router and adaptor software in order to avoid this situation. Sometimes this also needs up gradation of the device too to fit to newly installed Operating system.
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