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Reasons for a system not receiving data packets when connected to a network
What prevents a system from getting data packets when connected to a network?
For setting up a network connection on Windows Operating Systems (OS) you need to have the proper system requirements which include DSL or cable modem, wireless network card and a wireless adapter. There are two types of network connections available – wired network connection or wireless network connection. A network connection helps to access the Internet and provide fast Internet browsing. There are several problems associated with an Internet connection, and one problem is with data packets. Packets are small bits of information which are sent out to Internet servers. Even though the server is connected to the network, the packet is not received by the server and this is called packet loss.
Reasons for a system not getting data packets when connected to a network and ways to resolve this problem:
- Tips to solve this issue
When a system is not receiving data packets when connected to a network, there maybe several reasons. It could be due to network connection problems, the computer is not able to receive packets from the server. If this issue occurs, and even though you are connected to the network, you will not be able to browse any website.
There can be several reasons for this problem. If the network card has some problem, then it will cause issues with receiving packets. The firewall installed on your system will block data packets. Malfunctioning of a wireless router will cause issues while receiving data packets. Even though the computer has a valid IP address, it will not be able to receive data packets or communicate with the network.
In order to solve the issues associated with receiving data packets, you need to reset your home network. First of all, you need to unplug the power cord of both your Internet modem and wireless router. After 30 seconds you need to plug them back in, and restart the computer. You need to update the network card, disable the firewall which causes this issue. In order to solve the issues with a modem, you need to bypass the modem.
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