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I have 2 laptops. One is Windows 7 PC, another is Apple. I also have a DSL modem and a router.

The problem is I can't connect from the Windows 7 but can from Apple. I can ping the router without any problems from Windows machine, but can't do

ping 127.0.0.1

Does this mean my network card is failing?

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Is there any reason why you thought the answer was correct but not worthy of an up vote? I just want to make the answer better if there something not right with it. – PriestVallon Jul 10 '12 at 17:38
    
@PriestVallon, do you mean I should click the grey arrow above "0"? – Igor Jul 11 '12 at 19:03
    
If you think the answer was good click that. If there's any more needs to be added to the answer please let me know – PriestVallon Jul 11 '12 at 22:23
    
@PriestVallon, "Vote Up requires 15 reputation". Sorry. – Igor Jul 12 '12 at 23:10
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Go into Control Panel -> Network and Sharing Center -> Change Adapter Settings and right click on the adapter you want to connect to the Internet with and click properties. Now click on Internet Protocol Version 4 and the press the properties button. Make sure Obtain an IP address automatically is selected and Obtain DNS server address automatically is selected as well

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thank you. DNS settings was incorrect. – Igor Jul 6 '12 at 4:44

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