Resolve network connection errors in Windows® 7
How do you resolve network connection errors in Windows® 7
Windows 7 the latest operating system from Microsoft that comes with variety of amazing and interesting features. With these features, Windows 7 is capable of delivering incredible system performance. A network connection is information which will enable your PC to connect to the Internet, the network or any another PC. Windows 7 will create the connection in the Network Connection folder. For the Ethernet network adapter a Local Area Network connection is created and for a Wireless Network Adapter, a Wireless Network connection is created. In the network connection folder you can select the connection and check the status information such as the amount of data transmitted and received connection speed.
Here are some of the ways to resolve network connection related issues in a Windows 7 system:
- Update drivers
- Use a troubleshooter
- Check the hardware
Outdated, incompatible or corrupt network adapter drivers will cause network connection issues. Then, if you recently upgrade one version of Windows to another then sometimes the current network adapter driver which was designed for the pervious version will create incompatibility issues. Then there are also chances of driver corruption due to viruses or other computer problems. These types of problems can be resolved by downloading and installing the latest network adapter and you will also have to update the drivers frequently.
Use a troubleshooter
An automated troubleshooter is a tool which can find and automatically fix problems on your PC. These troubleshooters are not intended to fix problems but they are very useful to save time and effort. The troubleshooters are used in different ways by different versions of Windows. In order to run the network troubleshooter first, you will have to test your Internet connection. After that, right click on the 'Network' icon in the notification area of the taskbar. Then click on 'Troubleshoot Problems'. For example, if you have an Internet connection problem, you can fix this problem by using an Internet connection troubleshooter.
If hardware is not properly configuired, then it will result in many network connection problems. So you will have to check whether the telephone codes, USB cables, Ethernet cables are connected properly to your PC. Then you will have to see whether the indicator light on the modem through which the Internet connection is made, is turned on. Then by checking Device Manager, you will have to ensure that the network adapters are enabled.
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