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    Windows 8.1 Updates keep failing to install

    I am trying to fix a friend's system. Windows 8.1 is the OS and updates just fail to install. I need help resolving the issue. I've tried letting them download normally and using Offline Windows Update and neither work.
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    Internet connection issues with new router and Windows 8.1

    How would you diagnosis this problem if it was your kit? I have to the best of my knowledge disabled the firewall and when I boot the laptop into Ubuntu the internal IP of the router responds to pings.
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    Internet connection issues with new router and Windows 8.1

    Broe I understand what you are saying but I don't see what else it can be other than a driver issue. The laptop is getting via DHCP an IP Address, a Default Gateway address and DNS server info. However it is unable to see any network devices. My other devices can ping 192.168.0.1 which is the...
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    Internet connection issues with new router and Windows 8.1

    I had tried but when the PC was hard wired the setup cd wouldn't see it yet I could reach the internet. Regardless the other devices on the wireless network are working so I know it's an 8.1 issue I am using the proper passphrase because it is getting an IP. Yet I can't PING the IP of the...
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    Internet connection issues with new router and Windows 8.1

    I checked and it is connecting to the right router because of the info from ipconfig / all shows the MAC address of the wireless router, The system is getting an IP and DNS assignment from the right wireless router. I think it's a driver issue because when I boot an alternative OS I have no...
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    Internet connection issues with new router and Windows 8.1

    I recently replaced my "Smart Router" provided by Optimum (cablevision) with a D-link DIR-645 router. I have multiple wireless devices that are able to connect to the router including a Fire TV stick. My Levono Ideapad will NOT connect over wireless to the router using windows 8.1 but if I...
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    Windows 8.1 Update for Windows (KB2919355) failure.

    I followed the directions at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42335 After I launch Windows8.1-KB2919355-x64.msu the updater fails to install it. Any help would be appreciated.