PC hardware forum: Wireless adapter not adapting

by: sasjzl November 5, 2011 10:52 AM PDT

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Wireless adapter not adapting

by sasjzl - 11/5/11 10:52 AM

Apropos of absolutely nothing my Realtek rtl8187b wireless adapter is not working. I do not think it is the adapters problem because another USB mounted adapter does not work either. The consistent message I get is "windows couldn't automatically bind the ip protocol stack to the network'. It is not hard to find this string in Google but none of the many solutions (for others) have worked. Some, but not all of the things I have tried:

- Reinstalled latest version of driver for Realtek about 10 times.
- Reset tcp/ip
- Reset (reloaded?) ipv4 and 6
- Stopped my AVG anti-virus
- Turned off Windows firewall
- Tried another adapter that did not work
- About six other things that I cannot remember.

This is happening on the latest update of Windows 7 64bit. To show you just one piece of information, here is what I see when I do a 'ipconfig /all'. I am hoping the formatting below is not too crazy.

Any and all help and/or suggestions most welcome.

Thanks very much,
Jim Lee


Windows IP Configuration Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Jim-PC Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . : Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : NoTunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 9: Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft 6to4 Adapter Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0 DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : YesTunnel adapter isatap.earthlink.net: Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2 Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0 DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : YesTunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0 DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : YesTunnel adapter isatap.{50BC4905-3270-4A6D-AA08-2237CFD28E11}: Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3 Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0 DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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