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Published on 07.21.09 by Brent Trahan

Have Windows 7 Automatically Troubleshoot Internet Connection Problems

Learn how to make Windows 7 troubleshoot and automatically fix Internet connection issues.

Make Windows 7 Troubleshoot Internet Connection

  1. Open the Control Panel in the Start Menu.
  2. Open Troubleshooting in the Control Panel.


    Note: If Troubleshooting is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select Connect to the Internet under Network and Internet.


  4. Click Next in the Internet Connections troubleshooting wizard.


  5. Click Troubleshooting my connection to the Internet.


  6. Hopefully a problem will be found (I disabled the network connection in this example). Click Try these repairs as an administrator.


  7. Hopefully Windows 7 will be able to fix the problem. Click Close to close the wizard.


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8 Responses to “Have Windows 7 Automatically Troubleshoot Internet Connection Problems”

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  1. Cj says:

    Mine just keeps saying Windows can’t find the problem. Tried wired and wireless on dsl, internet works fine on my ps3 and iPod, not sure why Windows is putting up such a fuss.

  2. VT says:

    None of the above “fixes” have worked. The wireless says it is connected but the internet says not available. I have unplugged the modems and router and restarted the laptop to no avail. Any suggestion would be welcomed!!!


  3. AldoP says:

    No such luck. I’m pretty sure the “troubleshoot” feature has never helped me with anything. Duh, go ask a friend. I never would have thought of that.

  4. MCTSexams says:

    thanks thanks it’s working now

  5. ratmith says:

    I just reinstalled parallel tools and worked fine after that.

  6. Kenny says:

    i have tried everything to no avail. I have Internet access on all of my computers but windows 7 in parallels says no connection. Troubleshooter can’t find any solution. Tools are installed properly. Still win 7 in parallels cannot locate my internet connection. Very frustrating. Any other suggestions?

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