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Windows 8.1 - Unidentified network-limited

  1. #1


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 - Unidentified network-limited


    Hello guys.The only reason i'm starting a new topic is that I'am desperate.I basically tried every solution there is out there and nothing works.Here goes.

    I installed win 8.1 recently and the problem is,at the title suggest,I got a connection that says Unidentified Network-Limited.I said no problem,I set up a new connection,broadband,I entered the username and password the isp gave me,and the internet works fine.The problem is,under my connection panel,I have 2 connections,one that says Unidentified-Limited,and the one I created and that works.Beside that this is an irritating problem(I could live with that),the bigger problem is that I can no longer download at full speed.I used to download with 10mg,but now,at some torrents it's now up to even 1mg,or if it is,suddendly goes down,and back up,and down again.This is a happy case,I download torrents with 500kb,a torrent which a friends downloads it with 6-8 mg.I just wanna get rid of that limited connection.

    Here's how it looks like.I made the non working one private,as in a tutorial from here,but still,won't work.

    If anyone can please help,I tried everything,I am desperate.Thank you.
    Last edited by euvlad22my; 24 Apr 2015 at 19:05.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 356
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Hi,
    You need to provide more detail about your network, adapters, system and other information.

    For now press Windows key + X and then select command prompt (Admin)
    copy and paste following commands, line by line into the console and hit enter after each one:

    c:
    cd \
    mkdir info
    cd info

    netsh wlan show all > wlan.txt
    ipconfig /all > ipconfig.txt
    driverquery /V > drivers.txt
    wmic baseboard > baseboard.txt
    wmic computersystem > computersystem.txt
    wmic service > services.txt
    wmic process > process.txt
    netsh dump > dump.txt
    netsh lan show settings > lan_settings.txt
    netsh lan show profiles > lan_profiles.txt

    powershell

    Get-NetFirewallrule -Enabled True -Direction Outbound > firewall_outbound_rules.txt
    Get-NetFirewallrule -Enabled True -Direction Inbound > firewall_inbound_rules.txt
    Get-NetFirewallProfile > firewall_profile.txt
    Get-netfirewallsetting > firewall_setting.txt



    Now open Windows explorer and navigate into C drive, then select info folder, compress it with windows zip utility 7zip or with similar tool and post here as attachment.
    Last edited by Addictive Gamer; 25 Apr 2015 at 01:01.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    Here they are.New folder.rar
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  4. #4


    Posts : 356
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Hi,
    It looks that instead of pasting line by line you copied all at once? because some files are missing and some are empty

    Assume problem is USB / Cable broadband adapter and you're using that as primary connection?
    go to Control Panel\System and Security\Administrative Tools open services as administrator and enable following services:
    WWAN Autoconfig ( start it and set to automatic )
    Wired Auto config ( start it but leave on manual )
    Plug out cable / USB broadband adapter and plug it back, then connect. (additionally you can try to reboot )

    As for torrent client you have no firewall rules defined ( or you have them defined elsewhere ?? ).

    Take a look here µTorrent ruleset
    You also need to setup torrent client for specific port and adjust rules according to that.

    make a speed test on speedtest.net share a photo
    And also tell what was you previous internet speed and what speed do you have now with new net?
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  5. #5


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    I did paste it line by line,don't know what's the problem.

    I took a speed test,it says 61 mbps...

    The problem started when I installed windows 8.1.I used to download with 11mg max,but that's not the issue.The main problem is,even if I get it up to 5 mg,8 mg,it lasts only a couple of seconds,and then it comes down again.

    Click image for larger version

    Now,after I made your adjustmens,it remains blocked on Identyfing-Limited.It doesn't even say Unidentified anymore.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 356
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Have you tried to right click on network icon in bottom right corner and then "Troubleshoot problems" ?
    if there are any messages when the troubleshooter is done click on "see details" and post the output here.
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  7. #7


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    ''Ethernet Doesn't have a Valid Ip Configuration''.That's what it says.
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  8. #8


    Posts : 356
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by euvlad22my View Post
    ''Ethernet Doesn't have a Valid Ip Configuration''.That's what it says.
    OK we found a problem then.

    But to fix it we need one more information.
    Please perform following:

    Press Windows key + X and select command prompt (Admin)

    When command prompt opens type following (or copy/paste) line by line and press enter after each line:
    c:
    cd \

    ipconfig /all > ipconfig.txt

    Open Windows explorer and navigate into Windows ( C ) drive like last time.
    open ipconfig.txt file and copy contents of the file here into this thread.

    Also please again right click on network icon in right bottom corner but this time select "Open network and sharing center"
    When window opens click on "change adapter settings" link in left top corner, take a screenshot and attach the image here.

    Without this information it's not possible to give accurate suggestions.
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  9. #9


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    Here are the contents from ip config :

    Windows IP Configuration

    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Vlad-PC
    Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
    Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
    IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

    PPP adapter ADALYS:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : ADALYS
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . :
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 92.87.171.139(Preferred)
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.255
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 92.87.171.129
    8.8.8.8
    NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

    Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : BC-5F-F4-67-1B-F4
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::dcd8:21eb:50c6:1e5c%15(Preferred)
    Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.30.92(Preferred)
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
    DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 62676980
    DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1C-CD-91-3F-BC-5F-F4-67-1B-F4
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
    fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
    fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
    NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled




    And here is the screen.
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  10. #10


    Posts : 356
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Ok, I see now, we are very close to solve this.
    What we need to do next is to figure out your router's IP address setup so that we then manually setup Ethernet adapter IP address.
    There are several ways to figure it out, so follow these steps:

    Like last time press Windows key + X and select command prompt (Admin)


    When command prompt opens type following (or copy/paste) line by line and press enter after each line:
    NOTE: it will take some time for some of these commands to complete so don't interrupt them, please make sure you do not skip any of them, wait for each one to complete then paste next one and so on.

    c:
    cd \
    mkdir info
    cd info
    ping 192.168.1.1 > a.txt
    ping 192.168.0.1 > b.txt
    ping 172.16.0.1 > c.txt
    ping 172.16.1.1 > d.txt
    ping 10.0.0.1 > e.txt
    ping 10.0.1.1 > f.txt
    tracert 8.8.8.8 > g.txt
    ping 192.168.1.255 > h.txt
    ping 192.168.0.255 > i.txt
    ping 172.16.0.255 > j.txt
    ping 172.16.1.255 > k.txt
    ping 10.0.0.255 > l.txt
    ping 10.0.1.255 > m.txt
    tracert 92.87.171.139 > n.txt


    This will again place a folder named info into your C drive like last time, zip it up (all the text files) and attach it here.
    There should be 14 text files in total.
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