Windows 7 Problems - Network Issues
Windows 7 problems often include the inability to find printers and shared devices on a network. Sometimes a Windows network is also unable to access the Internet. Another major Windows 7 problem is with Bluetooth access.
The inability to access the Internet is attributed to incorrect configuration in most of the cases. The Firewall you are using can also be a problem when detecting the Internet device and hence failure while connecting to the Internet. Among other problems, the browser may not be configured correctly especially if you are using IE8. Our article, Solving Problems Connecting to the Internet helps you isolate the issue and hence, connect to the Internet.
If you are able to connect to the Internet using other programs but not IE8, you can use this ready to use fix to solve common IE8 problems on Windows 7. Just download the code file and when prompted to save, select All File Types (*.*) in the File Type box and type in IE8.bat in the Filename box so that the text file is stored as an executable code file. Once done, you can double click on the file to fix several of the common problems of IE8 on Windows 7. Better still, I would recommend you to upgrade to IE9 if you are using Windows 7. The Internet Explorer 9 works best with the new operating system and you won't get many issues. However, you may have to run several sites in compatibility mode. To run a site in compatibility mode, click the icon just next to the address bar. It looks like a torn paper.
In this section of Windows 7 problems, we covered the Internet Issues and Internet Explorer 8 issues. Please turn to the next page for more on the Windows 7 issues related to Network Devices and Bluetooth incompatibility. We will then discuss some more common Windows 7 problems related to the Desktop and so on.