Learn how to fix wireless limited access in Windows® 7
What are the causes of limited access to Internet in Windows 7? What are different options which need to be configured to resolve the problem?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System which is being released by Microsoft. This OS is the successor to the Windows Vista Operating System. All the faults present in Windows Vista get omitted in Windows 7. So many new and latest features are also present in this Operating System. There might many issues with wireless network. If any problem exists there in the settings or the devices, that might lead to not getting the Internet in the system. Since it is wireless Internet connection you have to be very cautious about the positioning of router. You have to provide all the security measures for the wireless connection.
Below mentioned points are the tips to resolve limited access to Internet problem in Windows 7:
- Limited access to Internet
- Options to be configured
- Things to keep in mind
Limited access to Internet
Sometimes when you are trying to connect to the Internet you might see the message that you have limited Internet connectivity. You would not be able to connect to the Internet. This error message might be caused by many issues. If the TCP/IP settings get corrupted or have any missing data this error would be caused. This might be due to the router issues. The router might have missing data. Other causes are connection issues or the drivers have some issues that would also cause this error.
Options to be configured
You have to click Start and then you have to give NCPA.CPL as input . You have to right click the connection and then take the properties. Then you would click Continue in order to verify the administrator permission. You have to click to choose Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and then have to click the properties. You would have to select, use the following IP address. Then you have to manually set the IP address. If the router IP address is 192.168.0.1, you would type 192.168.0.22.Then have to set the Subnet mask as 255.255.255.0. Like that you need to manually set Default gateway and the preferred DNS server. Then you would click OK.
After verifying that you do not have hardware device issues, this limited access might be due to the network issues. Your TCP/IP settings might be corrupted there. You have to diagnose it. There are different tools available to check that. You would also type IPCONFIG/All in the command prompt. You could be able to see the results of configuration. If any of the devices found blank configuration, you need to assign IP address for that. You need to make sure that you have entered the right WEP key. If it is wrong there might be such issues. Try to keep your drivers updated and protect from viruses.
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