If you’re having trouble connecting to the Internet or your network, perhaps you should try using some of the tips below to try to troubleshoot your connection problems.
Clear Your Browser’s Cookies, Cache, etc.
If you notice that websites are loading slower than usual in your browser, perhaps you should try clearing your browser’s cookies and cache.
If you would like to clear your browser’s cookies and cache and you are using Internet Explorer 8, you can do so by going to Tools and then to Internet Options.
From there, you should click on “Delete…”, which is located under the “Browsing History” section of the “General” tab.
Once you’ve clicked on the “Delete…” button, you will have the option to clear things, such as your temporary Internet files, cookies, history, form data, passwords, as well as InPrivate Filtering data.
If you are using Mozilla FireFox, you can clear your cookies by going to Tools and then “Clear Recent History…”.
From there, you should click on the arrow next to “Details” and then selecting the information that you would like to clear from a list of things, including browsing and download history, form and search history, cookies, cache, as well as site settings.
Run the Diagnose and Repair Tool
Another thing that you may want to try in order to troubleshoot your Internet and network connection would be to run the Diagnose and Repair tool, which you can run by going to the Control Panel and then clicking on “View network status and tasks” under the “Network and Internet” section of the Control Panel.
From there, you should see a link that says “Diagnose and repair” on the right sidebar.
Once you’ve clicked on the “Diagnose and repair” link, Windows Network Diagnostics will run and will then tell you what the potential problem with your connection is.
Reset your Router and Modem
If you are still having problems with your Internet or network connection, perhaps you should try resetting your router and modem.
If you would like to reset your router or modem, you may be able to do so by unplugging them for about fifteen seconds or so and then plugging them back in.
Hopefully after reading this post, you will be able troubleshoot your Internet and network connection problems.
If you have any other tips or tricks about how to troubleshoot your Internet and network connections, please feel free to leave a comment below or send me an e-mail by using the “Contact” page.