Not Connected to Network (But I Am)

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I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 installed. I noticed the other day that while the Network Connection icon in my system tray looks fine, if I click on it I get a notification that I am not connected to a network. The issue is that I am connected to my network and the Internet.

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If I open up the Network and Sharing Center it says that I am not connected to any networks and gives me the option to connect to a network. If I look at the Network Map, it shows my two PC's and all my other devices and the connection to the switch I am connected, but shows no connection to my gateway/router and the Internet.

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I have two Ethernet adapters installed in my PC (on the system board). I have disabled the one that I am not using.

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Here are some of the things that I have tried to resolve the issue:
  • Uninstall and reinstall the Ethernet adapters
  • Uninstall, to include the drivers, and reinstall the Ethernet adapters
  • Disabling IPV6 from the ethernet adapters
  • Installing a wireless adapter
    • The same issue appears for this - says not connected, but I am
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  • Windows 7 Repair Install
  • System Restore - failed, which led me to doing the Windows 7 Repair Install
  • sfc /scannow to check for issues - nothing found
  • Network Troubleshooting - nothing found
  • Switching to the other Ethernet adapter
  • Rebooting the switch
  • Rebooting the router

I've searched around on the Internet and cannot seem to find a solution that works.

Any help that you can provide would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Merg
 


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