Repair a LAN or High Speed Internet Connection

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 7

You can use the procedures in this section to attempt to repair the following types of connections.

  • LAN connections

  • Wireless network connections

  • Broadband Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) connections

Before performing one of these procedures, you can also take the following steps:

  1. If relevant, verify that the status lights on your digital subscriber line (DSL) or cable modem are indicating a good connection to your Internet service provider (ISP).

  2. If the lights are not correct, try turning off the device and turning it back on.

  3. If the lights still do not indicate a good connection, contact your ISP.

You can use the following sections to attempt to repair a connection.