Resolve issues with wireless Internet connection in Windows® 7
Having problems setting up and using wireless Internet connection on your Windows 7 system? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the ideal OS for all users. This OS not only extracts better performance from hardware devices connected to it, but also has excellent networking capabilities. This means that Windows 7 users can connect the PC to any network and use it without any problems. Windows 7 also comes with features such as Windows Defender, two-way firewall to ensure that the system is always protected when it is connected. Wireless Internet has become very popular because of the freedom it provides to users. As wireless Internet totally eliminates the need for attaching wires or cables, the network connectivity of the system would be neat and efficient. However, some Windows 7 users might face some issues when setting up or using wireless Internet on their systems. These include system not connecting to wireless Internet, limited or no connectivity, error messages coming up when trying to setup or initialize the connection etc. Problems with setting up or using wireless Internet on your Windows 7 system might be because of several reasons such as malware infections within the system, problems with firewall configuration of system, issues with wireless drivers and so on.
Following details gives users more information regarding tips to fix issues when setting up or using wireless Internet on Windows 7:
- Check wireless drivers
- Verify network settings
- Scan for malware
Check wireless drivers
Your Windows 7 system connects to wireless Internet with the help of wireless network card within the system. Wireless drivers are essential for the working of wireless network cards. Issues with the wireless drivers installed on the PC would cause problems while setting up or using wireless Internet. Windows 7 users having wireless Internet related issues are therefore advised to check the wireless drivers installed on the system using the device manager. If they are found having some problems, they would have to be replaced to solve the issues.
Verify network settings
Windows 7 has many network related settings and incorrect configuration of these settings can result in problems connecting to wireless Internet. Windows 7 users facing wireless Internet related issues are recommended to check settings such as access points, IP address in use, DNS server in use and ensure they are configured properly. It is also suggested that users check the settings of the firewall on the system and make sure it is not blocking the connection. If the issue has come up after changing some of the settings, then changing them back to original state would solve the problems.
Problems when connecting PC with Windows 7 to wireless Internet might be because of the presence of malware in the system. Malware cause such problems so that users would not be able to connect to any network and download malware removal tool or malware removal information. All Windows 7 users having problems while connecting to wireless networks are suggested to install a good antivirus program or malware removal tool and completely remove all malware to solve the issue.
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