Connected to Wi-Fi, but No Internet Access

Problem Statement

You are connected to a wi-fi network (or something similar), yet there is no internet access. You may also see ‘No Internet’ message when you hover over  your network connection icon at bottom right toolbar.

Solution

  1. Control Panel > Manage Wireless Networks > Select your wirless network > Click Adapter Properties (usually available at the top)
  2. From the popup window, choose Internet Protocol V6 and Internet > Click Properties.
  3. Make sure that Obtain IP Address Automatically and Obtain DNS automatically is selected.
  4. Repeat steps 2 n 3 for: Internet Protocol V4
  5. Disconnect and Connect to your wi-fi connection again.

That’s It

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