Windows® 7 wired connection
What are the different issues that can occur with wired connection in Windows 7, their causes and symptoms? What are the tips to troubleshoot them?
The Windows 7 is the advanced Operating System release of the Microsoft Windows, series of Operating Systems developed by the Microsoft Corporation for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, netbooks, tablet PCs, and media center computers. The Windows 7 was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009. The Windows 7 is introduced with a large number of new and advanced features, it was intended to be a more focused, incremental upgrade to the Windows line, with the goal of being compatible with applications and hardware which Windows Vista was not at the time. The Windows 7 is a versatile Operating System, which includes a number advanced features like live media steaming, XP mode, fast booting, Blue-ray disk support etc. It comes with 5-6 six themes, different sound effects and colors. Windows 7 is currently available in six versions such as Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate. The wired connections like the LAN helps you in the network connectivity, you can make use of if to access the Internet and for accessing the other computer in the network.
The different issues that can occur with wired connection in Windows 7, their causes and symptoms and the tips to troubleshoot them are:
- Different issues
- Causes and symptoms
- Tips to troubleshoot
You may have issues with your wired connection if you have a driver file missing of the Ethernet card. You may not be able to connect to the other computers in your network, like unable to locate the computers or find them. Also you may likely to encounter a slow connection.
Causes and symptoms
The driver file missing may be due to the accidental deletion of the files or file missing or the file corruption due to malware attacks. This may make your computer while you attempt to connect. If you have any cable unplugged you won’t be able to connect with the other computers in the network or find them. Slow connection may be due to the connection problem with your ISP.
You can install the necessary drivers for your Ethernet card installed in your computer, make sure that you fix all the malware threats in your computer, also check for the compatibility of the drivers with your Operating system. If you have a cable issue, check if all the cables are plugged in properly and you can replace cables if required. You can contact your ISP to fix the issues with slow connections.
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