5 Easy Ways To troubleshoot Your Computer/Laptop Not Connecting To The Internet

And maybe it happens that you are trying to use your PC or laptop to connect to the internet for browsing but you noticed that you are unable to connect to the internet for one or two unknown reasons to you even when you think that everything is alright with your system and networks.

The above mentioned scenario is nothing uncommon to many that normally use their PC to access the internet, and there are times when certain errors will occur from somewhere either from your PC or network provider that might prevent you temporally at that moment from gaining access to the internet to browse and until you troubleshoot and figure out where the error is coming from, you will not be unable to browse.
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Many times, the errors are usually some minor ones but sometimes these minor faults can cause one so much stress and frustrations in trying to figure them out. Whatever the case may be, we want to take you through some 5 steps that you can apply to easily troubleshoot your computer/Laptop not connecting to the internet and we hope these steps settle your problem and give you some sigh of relief if you are currently facing similar issue.

Without further ado, you can easily apply any or all of the 5 steps below to troubleshoot your PC not connecting to the internet so you can get back on track and continue browsing

1.  Check that you have internet data bundle for internet access – if you are trying to connect to the internet with your PC but notice that you are not able to connect, it is important firstly to check that you still have data bundle remaining on your current internet network provider. For it is not uncommon to see people trying to connect to the internet with their PC when unknowingly to them they have exhausted their internet data bundle previously.

2.  Check that the network of your internet network provider is currently up and can connect to the internet – again after you have carried out the 1st step given above, it is important to check that the network of your internet network provider is currently up and running and not experiencing any downtime. Sometimes, you might clearly be seeing full network signal on your internet provider network, but the internet network is actually down and it will not allow you to access the internet at that time. At this point you can easily troubleshoot by tying to connect to the internet with other network providers.

3.  Check the date and time settings on your PC to make sure they are correct – Browsers normally work with current time and if the time settings on your PC is not correct, it might lead to security certificate issue and you might not be able to connect to the internet at that moment until you set up your current time zone.

4.  Exit and relaunch your current browser – Sometimes when you launch your browser to start browsing, the browser might not launch or respond properly and trying to connect to the internet at that moment might prove abortive; so simply exit the browser and re-launch it and then try connecting again.

5.  Check that you did not previously set up your browser or computer internet property to use manual proxy settings in the browser settings option – If you are using an internet dial up connection and/or VPN, you can easily check that you did not previously tamper with the internet property of your computer or browser proxy settings maybe by setting up a manual proxy for internet connection. You can easily check your browser proxy setting for that and it will be best you set it to automatically detect network.

By following any or all of the highlighted steps above to troubleshoot your computer/laptop not connecting to the internet, you can easily end up saving yourself both stress and even budget that might arise in trying to consult a computer expert to look into the issue.

5 Easy Ways To troubleshoot Your Computer/Laptop Not Connecting To The Internet 5 Easy Ways To troubleshoot Your Computer/Laptop Not Connecting To The Internet Reviewed by Edwin Akwudolu on 10:27:00 AM Rating: 5

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