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At my school, after connecting to Wifi, they require a secondary login. I tweak my computer a lot. After the summer break, I wasn't able to bring up the secondary login page. I can connect to the Wifi network, but the secondary login doesn't show up, so I can't connect to the Internet.

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit. I think it might be a service issue.

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Did you customize your IP address or DNS server settings? They're likely assuming you'll honor the DHCP settings. –  David Schwartz Oct 27 '11 at 0:51

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This is the kind of thing I could probably fix in about 15 seconds if I sat down at your PC, but troubleshooting via Q&A message board will be cumbersome. I can at least give you a few things to look for:

  1. Make sure your dns server and IP are set to use dhcp
  2. Make sure you're not set to use a proxy server
  3. Make sure you're not set for only IPv6
  4. Make sure you're set to allow 802.1x authentication (this may be what the login is using)
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Does your secondary login page comes up when you open a browser? try a different browser or check what address the browser shows, on some other computer that brings up the secondary login page

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If browser supported secondary login, type www.google.com and see whether the login page opens –  Hira Oct 30 '11 at 14:42

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