Fix the issue when Internet is not working on Windows® 7
Is Windows 7 installed on your PC not able to connect to Internet? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft yet. Windows 7 comes with many advanced features and is ideal for all kinds of users and this includes network-intense users that have to stay online for hours at a stretch. Windows 7 supports all kinds of networks and the OS even comes with a two way firewall that ensure that even toughest of malware are kept out. Windows 7 also has a default Internet web browser that can be used to browse web pages on the system. Despite all this, there are some Internet related issues that might come up on Windows 7. Some of the common Internet related issues that are known to come up with Windows 7 include system not at all connecting to Internet, errors when connecting to Internet, connection being very slow, connection dropping in between and so on. Such problems with the use of Internet on Windows 7 might be because of many reasons such as incorrect configuration of network related settings, firewall blocking the connection, malware infections within the system, problems with the network drivers installed on the system etc.
Following details gives users more information regarding ways to resolve Internet not working issue on Windows 7:
- Check network drivers
- Verify settings
- Scan for infections
Check network drivers
The network card on your Windows 7 system is essential for connecting with the Internet. If the network card drivers installed on the system for the functioning of network cards are having some problems, then issues would come up when users are connecting and using Internet. Windows 7 users having Internet related issues are suggested to check the network drivers installed on the system. If the drivers are found having some issues or they are outdated, they would have to be reinstalled or replaced with an updated version.
Incorrect configuration of network related settings on Windows 7 can also cause network related problems. Incorrect configuration of settings such as access points, IP address in use, DNS server in use etc is the ones applicable. Users have to check these and reconfigure them if required. Windows 7 users are also recommended to check the firewall settings and ensure that firewall is not blocking the connection. If the firewall is found blocking the connection, creating an exception would solve the issues and get the Internet working.
Malware infections within your Windows 7 system can also cause Internet related problems. Malware infections are known to have capabilities to cause Internet related problems by changing Internet related settings and infecting driver files. Windows 7 users facing Internet related problems are recommended to check the system for infections using a malware removal tool and removing the infections would resolve such problems.
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