Send Packets, No Receive

Friend of mine was given an eMachine desktop running XP Home Edition. Yesterday I went over to help lug a desk for it up from her storage area, hook the PC up, and make sure it was running OK once the cable company tech installed a cable modem. They supplied a modem with a built-in wireless router, and the desktop had a D-link wireless card installed already.

BUT the cable tech said he had to use a wired connection for the first part of the setup. No problem, I thought, I'd brought a 50-foot Ethernet cable with me. PC refused to connect to the router. Couldn't find any obvious problem, so I pulled the Ethernet card (a D-link) and installed a different brand which the tech had in his truck. Still couldn't connect. Tech ran out of time and left, taking the modem/router with him (said the company won't leave it onsite unless entire setup is completed successfully).

I brought the PC home and plugged it into my home network. Removed TCP/IP and all other network items and reinstalled. Network Connection Status shows packets being transmitted, none received. Tried setting a static IP address, same result. Did a Repair Install of XP Home with a CD that included SP3 (original condition was SP2). Same status: packets sent, none received. Used Msconfig to disable all Startup items, no improvement.

I'm totally out of ideas. Anybody got suggestions?

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Hello all,
The problem is as follows (a bit lengthy, but I have tried to include
all the details):
I have 2 laptops and an ADSL broadband connection. With PC1 I am able
to connect to the Internet by entering the user name and password into
the modem (Alcatel Speedtouch 510i). I get an IP address from the
modem, and everything works fine. (I cannot connect to the modem if I
try to set up the PPP connection from the PC, but this isn't a big
deal, the point is I can connect to the Internet just fine).

PC2 has exactly the same network configuration, but I am unable to
connect to the Internet with this one. I am using the same cable as
with PC1. The led on the network card is green, all the lamps on the
modem suggest a correct setup, and Win XP is able to detect that an
Ethernet cable is connected. But the PC only sends packets, and
doesn't receive any. I cannot ping the modem.

When I run ipconfig I get the following output:
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix...........:
Automatic configuration of IP Address....:
Subnet Mask..............................:
IP Address...............................: ?
Default Gateway..........................:

When I run ipconfig /release nothing happens, and when I run ipconfig
/renew I get the message "An error occurred while renewing interface
Local Area Connection: unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has
timed out."

There is no firewall running on the PC, and I have uninstalled Norton
Antivirus just to be sure. I have reinstalled the network card, I have
rebuilt the winsock keys in the registry, I have upgraded the network
card driver, I have even reinstalled XP, but nothing helps. DHCP is
enabled, and the network connection is set up to automatically receive
an IP address.

I have also tried to assign PC2 an IP address from the pool that the
modem assigns from, and configuring the modem to be default gateway.
This only gives timeout when pinging the modem.

I am not sure whether this is an XP problem or network card problem
(network card is National Semiconductor DP83815), but the network card
has worked previously on a university LAN, which makes this all the
more baffling to me...

Any help will be greatly appreciated!

- Elita

Wireless network adapter suddenly stopped receiving packets at all. Suspect some sort of malware messed with a registry entry or three but not know which ones. It is NOT a hardware problem because I substituted a USB wireless adapter and installed latest drivers and it has the same "problem", sends but does not receive. I put same USB Wireless adapter in a different computer, but same OS and drivers and it worked just fine. If I put a regular 10//100 rj45 ethernet cable in the offending laptop, IT works just fine, it acquires an IP address from the router and goes right onto the internet and sees the other computers on the network. Putting in static IP address info and static DNS info into the wireless adapter's properties sets the numbers just fine, but ping to router's IP or either of the DNS IP's all fail. I have tried WinsockFix.exe, LSP-fix.ext, and tried a few of the netsh commands to reset stacks etc. Obviously, none worked because I am writing here. I have also run MalwareBytes, Spybot Search & Destroy, SuperAntiSpyware, cCleaner, and scanned with AVG2011. Total spyware / adware / malware removed was in excess of 2000 items. Of course many computer reboots. Have also fooled with Checking and UNchecking the IEEE 802 authentication, enabling security (WEP, and WPA at router and trying), and disabling security, I have played with making a valid static IP address as the system fallback. It is not the router because I have substituted a different router from a different manufacturer on the off chance that this machine did not want to play nice.

The offending machine is a Dell Inspiron 6000 Laptop, circa 2004, Windows XP Media Center 32-bit, Service Pack 2, Intel-Pro-Wireless-2915abg-Adapter with latest driver installed. Windows Updates installed that are "important" or "Critical" - none installed around the time the Wireless network card decided to stop listening to the world. IP4 not IP6.

Am currently thinking that maybe install of Service Pack 3 will fix/overwrite whatever it is that is wrong.
Next choice is to let Windows Setup Disk "repair" the current install.
LAST choice is reformat and reinstall (yes, data is all backed up, just don't want the hassle of finding program install media, and then actually installing all that stuff again).
There are no restore points, no Ghost/Acronis images (but you can bet there will be after this mess is solved!)

So, somebody with a lot of network, IP, registry, savvy got any suggestions? I've tried a lot of things, as you can see.


In Outlook Express and its Vista successor, Windows Mail, one could click Send All, Receive All, or Send and Receive All. In Windows Live Mail it seems that Sync takes the place of Send and Receive All and that there is no longer separate Send All and Receive All. Is this correct?


This morning my computer restarted itself after carrying out a Windows Update, unprompted, as usual. However, when I woke up and logged in my wireless network would not allow me internet access.

Instead I get a yellow exclamation mark over the signal strength bars. In addition to this the windows wireless tool just displays "Identifying... (Tiscali)" constantly. It is sending packets but not receiving any what so ever.

In addition to this, and I'm not sure it's relevant or not but I am using Avast! anti virus and it's "Web shield" function will not turn on.

I have tried a wired connection with the same result. I have also tried another router wirelessly with the same problem.

Usually this can be fixed by a reboot of the computer and/or the router however no such luck.

I have tried a few things i.e. updating drivers enabling/ disabling the adaptor. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Laptop - Medion E7217

Router - Simens SE587

Wireless Adaptor - Realtek RTL8191SE

OS - Windows 7 Home Premium

IS - Avast! Free anti-virus Windows firewall.

MESSAGE Task 'Main - Sending and Receiving' reported error (0x80004002) : 'Unknown Error 0x80004002'

My POP and SMTP info is correct.

My landlord (networked with me & on the same ISP) has no similar problems.

This morning I realized I had 8 messages in my Outbox. This has never happened before. At first they wouldn't send, but I noticed if I restarted Outlook, it appeared to send 1 message each session. Now the only remaining message is to myself at the same account. I know I have e-mails waiting to be received (daily newsletters).
I ran Outlook's Detect & Repair applet.

I am running Office XP. Yesterday I tried to install Access from my old Office Professional 2000 CD. Apparently it installed the whole suite. So I uninstalled 2000, and re-installed XP. Excel and Word work fine.

Fixes an issue in which a raw packet is discarded and an ICMP "destination unreachable" message is returned on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. This issue occurs when an application receives a UDP broadcast packet before...


Hi all,

I have a seemingly simple problem to which I have yet to find an answer.
In a nutshell, since I installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bits (on a previously XP-ran pc) I cannot get a bloody internet connection !

Here are the PC specs :
AMD Athlon 64 3800+ (2,41 Ghz)
Nvidia Geforce 6100 nForce 405
Motherboard : Asrock AM2NF6G-VSTA (haven't found any win7 specific drivers on asrock website)

It's an ethernet connection which is directly linked to the PC (no router involved).
The Network internet access clearly shows that the LAN is sending packets but not receiving. IPv4 indicates there's no internet access and IPv6 indicates "no network access".

I've tried the obvious : unplugging then replugging my modem several times and restarting the computer...but to no avail. It still maintains "unidentified network" along with "Ip configuration not valid".

This is a fresh install. There's no other software installed other than windows 7 (so no conflicting issues there).

Also, in the device manager there's 2 "unknown devices" and a "coprocessor" which apparently isn't functional.

Since Asrock seemingly failed to deliver windows 7 drivers for this motherboard, I've tried a few Nvidia drivers, the latest of which was the Nvidia 181.71 Beta for Window 7 (32bit + 64bit) which supports the Geforce 6100 nForce 405. Needless to say the problem remains.

What am I doing wrong? I'm hitting a brick wall and have no idea where to go from here.
Please help.

have an Origo ASR 8400 Ethernet / USB ADSL Router Modem on a BT Broadband

Initially ran it with a single machine, no problems.

Then decided to try and connect a second machine to the internet and create
a home network.

Both machines are using XP Pro.

The second machine is sending but not receiving any packets. Status monitor
shows it is connected at 100mbps.

Can be seen from the first machine but not accessed. It does not connect to
the internet.

The second machine does not have a firewall or virus software running.

Allowed access through the Norton Firewall on the first machine. Entered the
IP range.

Is there something in the advanced set up for the router that I need to
change in order for the second machine to be able to communicate through the


This must be a stupid question but I can't find how to receive mail without sending (recently received answers which crossed reminders)
It's easy to do in OE - but in O2K I can find how to send w/o receiving but not the reverse.
Help please.

I have 4 e-mail accounts: one is a personal account, the other three are work accounts (my account, my firm's webmaster account, and a "receptionist" account that will soon be someone else's responsibility). I have no problems receiving mail from any of my accounts. But I can not control which account Outlook sends from.

Outlook always sends from the top-listed account on the "Delivery" tab of the "Services" dialog box. When I click on the "from" button and select the appropriate contact that I want the message to be sent from, I receive the following message: "You do not have permission to send the message on behalf of the specified user." When I type in the address that I would like to send from, I receive the same error message.

I have used Outlook for years on personal computers at home when I had my own business, when I was telecommuting, and when I was in school, and never had this problem. At my current job, however, Outlook is being run off of an Exchange server, which I do not understand at all. Our technical "help" has not been able to set up my e-mail services to work so that I can send from multiple accounts. I am hoping that someone out there can suggest how to set up OL2000, running off an exchange server, to send from multiple e-mail addresses. It is ridiculous that I am considering setting up a Yahoo! Plus account for $30/year to be able to do such a basic e-mail operation, that thousands of dollars in software and tech "support" fees have been unable to do.

I uninstalled a trial version of "I Hate Spam" and received a message on the desktop, Postal Inspector Critical Error (attached).
I am now unable to receive mail via OE, but sending appears to be normal (though am awaiting a response from a family member overseas in a different time zone,to see if mail can be received from me via OE.)
When I open OE and am offline, the dialup dialogue box does not appear, and when I click "send and receive" there is a brief flash of something (? dialup screen) then nothing. I know that email is waiting for me, as I can download it into Outlook. I prefer OE to Outlook, as it works seamlessly with my proxy email account (work-related ) as well as the standard ISP, soemthing I have been unable to get Outlook to do.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
All account and option settings in OE are unchanged.
I bravely did a repair installation of Windows XP and reinstalled SP1, hoping to have a repair of OE. To no avail.
PS My email has been received, so I can send but not receive email via OE.

Have set up 3 business accounts and all 3 report complete success to 'Test Account Settings'. I send test messages to my home account and all 3 are received. I reply to all three and in each case I get an undeliverable message: 5.1.0 - Unknown address error 550-'5.1.1 ... User unknown'. At the business end when Send/Receive is clicked an error message results:
Task ' (2) - Receiving' reported error (0x800CCC0F) : 'The connection to the server was interrupted. If this problem continues, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).' I've Googled both errors, which don't seem uncommon, but couldn't find a sure-fire fix. So far I've used RegCure to clean up the business registry (over 1000 errors) but can't re-boot as I'm having to access the business PC by Remote Desktop.

I dont know what to do next, i got a wg111v2 wireless addapter connected to Linksys WRT54G, The password is WEP "**********" I typed it correctly in the driver but this error pops up "Verify the network security key for "network". Ive tried disconnecting and connecting and typing ip manually, nothing works. It says ive connected but the router isnt sending packets to my computer idk y. Unidentifed network, No network access with 4/5 bars connection.

Firmware Version : v4.20.7, Aug. 18, 2005
Current Time : Wed, 28 Oct 2009 18:27:06
MAC Address : Not telling
Router Name : WRT54G
Host Name :
Domain Name :

Configuration Type

Login Type : Automatic Configuration - DHCP
IP Address :
Subnet Mask :
Default Gateway :
DNS 1 :
DNS 2 :
DNS 3 :
MTU : 1500

My pc's ip is GAHHH help asap plzzzzz i need internets tyvm

edit: im on win7 64 bit btw if it matters

I've seen this posted but mainly dealing with wireless laptops and no solutions, heres all i can tell you. Im running windows 7 home on a desktop connected through an ethernet wire, i also have a router connecting two other computers wireless, earlier today my internet stopped working on my desktop but im still recieving and sending packets, i have utorrent running on my desktop and its still downloading at 300k, im still getting internet on my other computers through my router, my desktop is saying not connected no connections even though its still downloading at high speeds, i just cant get on the internet.

I've disabled and enabled the connection, ive ran scans for malware and spyware and viruses, nothing came up, there are no issues with the nic cards in device manager, its not the ethernet wire, i have two nic cards and neither works, can somebody please offer any advice

My laptop can connect to my wireless network at home but when I bring it to school it can't connect. My computer recognizes multiple available networks but wont connect to any of them. I have the correct username and password and the signal strength is excellent. In the connection status I am sending packets but I'm not receiving any. I've tried turning off my firewall and anything else that may be affecting it but nothing seems to work. I was able to connect last semester but I'm not sure if this was before I upgraded to windows 7.

My OS is 64-bit Win 7 premium and I have a Dell wireless 1515 Wireless-N adapter.

i got a dell 4700 standard nic wXp sp2 .. and a dell ins9100 wXP sp1a
broadcom nic..
i just wanna transfer some files via cat5/rj45 port or lan what ever u
wanna call it direct connection... i have no access ports.. just the 2 comps
and the cable..

i run the setup a home or small office wizard , and it doesnt work...
the desktop registers the connection but says failure or limited band with...
the laptop says its sending but not receiving, its been awhile since i had
to troubleshoot any kind of networks.. so any help would be appreciated

Hello - I use Outlook 2003 and I've been adding a new signature during which I think I must have accidentally changed a setting.

Now I find that when I reply to an email, it goes into the Outbox under "no date", If I send or forward a mail, it goes into the Outbox under the correct date.

The consequence is that "Send/Recieve" will not send Outbox emails which have no date - they just sit there in the Outbox. If I forward these messages [from the Outbox], then the new forwarded message does pick up the date and can be sent, but of course the original just sits there. Another strange aspect of the problem is that, if there are several messages in the Outbox, some under the correct date and one or more in the 'no date' section, and I then delete a message in the 'no date' section, one of the correctly dated messages moves down to the 'no date' section, which seems pretty weird.
Note: I've tried opening and re-sending these 'no date' messages, but they still go back into the 'no date' section.
Any suggestions to rectify this 'no date' problem?

I work within an organisation that rolls out an auto-signature to all its users. This forces all emails sent to be in html format, and adds in the company logo at the bottom of the email. It all looks rather nice until a couple of weeks down the line...

After a point when a user receives an email, or saves an email they are working on the logo images change to the 'wee red cross' signifying that the image is not available. On further investigation it appears that the outlook temporary internet folder is stuffed full of the logo and can hold no more. Each instance of the logo that makes it to the temp folder is listed with the file name and number appended (logo (0).jpg, logo (1).jpg...). When it gets to the 100th instance of the logo (ie logo (99).jpg) it seems that no more can be created, and we start to see the red cross appearing. We then have to clear out all the logos from the temp folder and all will work again until they get back to logo (99)jpg, and it all needs cleaned out again.

Is there a way that we can stop this from happening?? And why, when we have a standard build of machine (Outlook 2003 SP2), roll out the signatures in the same way, seem to happen to some people more often then others (short of them sending out and receiving more emails!)

Any help/comments appreciated!



I am using "Outlook 2000 on Win XP. When I clcik send/receive, if there is mail to be sent, it sends it no problem. Then, when it tries to receive email, it asks for my password, every time I use it. Ie. it doesn't save the password. I went into Tools-Accounts and then Properties for the account. the "Save password" checkbox is ticked. I type in my password and then click Apply. Then I click OK. Straight away, I go back into the Properties of the account, and for whatever reason, the account has not saved the password. I know this is an outlook problem, rather than a dialup problem, since when I use IE, I am never prompted for my password. I have just done the "Repair Office" thing, and it has done nothing. Does anyone know why and how I can fix this, as it is becoming annoying having to re-type the password every time I want to check email.