Learn how to check to see whether the local network is up, confirming the network connection, and running the network troubleshooter.
- [Instructor] The network is down,…but which network is that?…Is it the local network or the big network, the internet?…Both of these networks operate together,…even if you have only one PC connected…to a modem or router, you still have…a local network as well as the internet.…To sleuth the problem, you start in Windows.…Check the local network, summon the Network…window, press the Windows and E keyboard shortcut,…and choose Network from the Navigation pane.…This window should populate with various network devices,…including any other PCs on the network,…network printers, media drives, and so on.…
If this window is blank, the issue lies…with the local network.…The second and more specific place…to look is the network guy on the taskbar.…If this icon shows a yellow warning sticker,…then something's up with the network.…Click the icon once to see…a quick overview of network status.…Here, you see that the network is connected.…For more details, choose Network and Internet Settings.…The Status window in the Settings app…
- Diagnosing the causes of PC issues
- Troubleshooting hardware and software
- Performing startup and system restore steps
- Accessing the Task Manager
- Using the Registry Editor
- Fixing Windows
- Checking and freeing storage
- Fixing common printer issues
- Troubleshooting audio
- Restoring network connectivity
Skill Level Beginner
What you should know1m 3s
1. PC Trouble
2. Startup and Shutdown Issues
3. Problems and Solutions: Windows
4. Problems and Solutions: Mass Storage
5. Problems and Solutions: Printer
6. Problems and Solutions: Monitors and Graphics
Troubleshooting the monitor3m 54s
7. Problems and Solutions: Peripherals
8. Problems and Solutions: Networking
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