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Q: Ethernet/Wireless Disconnecting.

(Before i start, i have checked multiple threads on this site about my problem but none atm have seemed to work, im sorry if this topic arrises constantly but i have done a search but my problem still presists.)

Hi,

My problem has been going on roughly since i aquired the laptop but im sure that it isn't a hardware fault as it is both the ethernet and wireless adapter having problems.

My ethernet will disconnect usually once or twice a day usually an hour after the laptop has been turned on. After that it won't disconnect again.
The wireless internet will disconnect more often and it is random as to when it will happen.

The disconnection happens like this,
Unable to browse the web using any internet browser like firefox or internet explorer
Any online game i play kicks me from the server to a login screen (if the game has one)
However, the laptop still shows a stable connection to the ethernet/wireless. It will show the yellow triangle with an exclamation mark for a second then show a stabe connection.

Laptop Specs;

Windows 7 64-bit
AMD Athlon II Dual-core M320 2.1 GHz
4GB RAM
Wireless Adapter - Atheros AR9285
Ethernet Adapter - Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller

So far i have tried;

Updating all devices,
Uninstalled the devices and re-installed,
Unistalled Anti-virus software,
Disabled Firewalls,
Changing Channels on the router,
Update Router firmware,
Reseting the router.

Thanks for taking your time to read the above and thanks for any help that you can provide.

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Preferred Solution: Ethernet/Wireless Disconnecting.

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Ethernet/Wireless Disconnecting.

This is the listing of errors in your event log (from DDS that I asked you to run)

04/08/2010 13:03:31, Error: Service Control Manager [7031] - The Apple Mobile Device service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 1 time(s). The following corrective action will be taken in 60000 milliseconds: Restart the service.
04/08/2010 12:52:38, Error: Service Control Manager [7026] - The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: StarOpen
04/08/2010 12:52:25, Error: atikmdag [52236] - CPLIB :: General - Invalid Parameter
04/08/2010 12:52:17, Error: Application Popup [1060] - \SystemRoot\SysWow64\Drivers\StarOpen.SYS has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.
04/08/2010 11:58:33, Error: Service Control Manager [7001] - The Computer Browser service depends on the Server service which failed to start because of the following error: The dependency service or group failed to start.
04/08/2010 11:58:32, Error: Service Control Manager [7001] - The HomeGroup Provider service depends on the Function Discovery Provider Host service which failed to start because of the following error: The dependency service or group failed to start.
04/08/2010 11:58:32, Error: Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM [10005] - DCOM got error "1084" attempting to start the service WSearch with arguments "" in order to run the server: {9E175B6D-F52A-11D8-B9A5-505054503030}
04/08/2010 11:58:32, Error: Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM [10005] - DCOM got error "1084" attempting to start the service WSearch with arguments "" in order to run the server: {7D096C5F-AC08-4F1F-BEB7-5C22C517CE39}
04/08/2010 11:58:30, Error: Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM [10005] - DCOM got error "1084" attempting to start the service EventSystem with arguments "" in order to run the server: {1BE1F766-5536-11D1-B726-00C04FB926AF}
04/08/2010 11:58:24, Error: Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM [10005] - DCOM got error "1084" attempting to start the service ShellHWDetection with arguments "" in order to run the server: {DD522ACC-F821-461A-A407-50B198B896DC}
04/08/2010 11:58:17, Error: Service Control Manager [7026] - The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: aswSP aswTdi discache spldr StarOpen Wanarpv6

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[SOLVED] Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller [SOLVED]

Hello, i'll try to describe the problem the best i can.. Sorry if my english isn't too good (im venezuelan) i've been trying to get help from other forums and can't find a fix for this..

The internet keeps disconnecting, the actual problem is that i get a system tray message saying ''Your cable isn't connected''.. I mean the RJ45 IS plugged in -.-..

All i do is Deactivate, then Activate the Local area network and boom, it works again..

I want this to stop, i downgraded from Windows 7 to XP to see if it was a W7 problem, but happens the same on XP (In W7 i had to reboot the PC completely so it would turn on again, here on XP just Deactivate -> Activate)..

I'd be very grateful if i get some help on this, this is a 1 month old PC..

Specs:
Phenom II X4 955 3.2Ghz
MSI NF725GM-P43
4Gb Ddr3 1333 Ram
800w Omega PSU
Geforce 8400 Gs 1GB - DDR3

To me, it seems like it's a Mobo problem, but, it's just weird.. The guy that sold it to me said that it happened a couple times to him but he installed ''Fix it'', dunno if it's the ''Microsoft Fix It center'' or another software ><..

Thx for reading, some help is appreciated i wanna play online w/o disconnecting so much ..

Ps [Edit]: Ok, now, i was running desperado's 2: Cooper's Revenge, and it went full screen, the connection was lost again, after i closed t... Read more

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I have tried another router port and still the problem is there...

I have used the same port on the router and it works on my laptop but it wont on my pc

when the i get the problem it cuts off for 3-5 secs then its back on and so on....

I have ran cmd ping google.co.uk and when it cuts off/disconnects it says
Reply from 173.194.41.183: bytes=32 time=55ms TTL=58
Reply from 173.194.41.183: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=58
Reply from 173.194.41.183: bytes=32 time=31ms TTL=58
General failure.
General failure.
General failure.
Request timed out.
Reply from 173.194.41.183: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=58
Reply from 173.194.41.183: bytes=32 time=30ms TTL=58
Reply from 173.194.41.183: bytes=32 time=30ms TTL=58
Reply from 173.194.41.183: bytes=32 time=31ms TTL=58

Any Help

A:Ethernet port keeps disconnecting please help

Driver update?

I would be more then happy to find you the update, if you give me some more information.

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I have been having problems lately with my ethernet and charger disconnecting and reconnecting. Sometimes my charger wont even reconnect unless i unplug it from the 2nd cord, plug it back in. This has been happening over the past week now.

A:Ethernet and Charger keep disconnecting and reconnecting

Does the power socket at the PC end feel loose?If yes, then it may be a bad socket or a socket that may have become loose over a period of time.Although this sort of this is rare, I would sugegst you to try and see if moving the power cable in its place makes any difference.If not then it could be a bad AC Adapter.Have you tried with another/spare AC adapter?

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* My internet keeps disconnecting and saying I need an Ethernet cable when im using a wireless adapter**

I recently bought a new PC (using Windows 8) and ever since I have started it up, it has been having issues. I am using a wireless adapter that connects to my modem which works just fine (the adapter is also new), but for some reason it keeps disconnecting me. It loses all its bars and comes up with the ' * 'symbol, then comes back with full bars showing its connected. It also says that I need to plug an ethernet cable onto the computer, or a network cable isnt plugged in properly.

I have tried a lot of things and nothing is working. I dont need updates whatsoever. If you could help me on this I would appreciate it because it has become very frustrating.

Thankyou

This is for a friend, they couldn't upload this because their connection is terrible and doesnt last long and is continually disconnecting
 

A:y internet keeps disconnecting and saying I need an Ethernet cable when im using a wi

lets see an xirrus screen shot

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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file to the faulty PC and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply

http://go.pardot.com/l/66982/2015-01-26/2361i
enter you details
Download this file "DOWNLOAD WI-FI INSPECTOR Vx.xx "
( the site now appears to allow webbased emails like gmail, hotmail, outlook and yahoo now )

There is also a xirrus gadget, But that does not have all the fuctionality "DOWNLOAD GADGET Vx.xx

Alternative links - Use the links below
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Network-Monitoring/Xirrus-Wi-Fi-Inspector.shtml
Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When you first try to run, you may get a message that .net framework is needed, a... Read more

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I've plugged my compaq Presario laptop (AMD athlon (tm) 64 3500+) into my netgear DGN2100 directly with an ethernet cable that i just brought, it works fine because i've tested it. but on my computer it just connects and disconnects every 2 seconds. on the back on my computer the lights flicker for a second then stop. however when i plug in my powerline ethernet adapter in it works completely fine. any ideas? changing settings etc?
 

A:Windows XP ethernet disconnecting every 2 seconds

it works fine because i've tested it.Click to expand...

how have you tested ?

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{Device Manager}
Post back the results in device manager
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
windows 7
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager

network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X
post a screen shot of the device manager - network adapters

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here
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{ipconfig /all}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results here
-> Start
-> (XP - enter the following in the RUN box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all
-> (Vista or Windows 7 - ente... Read more

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I'm working on an issue with a Lenovo M90p desktop running Windows 7 64bit. It's connected via cable to a router that works for other devices. the cable has been tested with other devices, so I've narrowed the issue down to this physical device. The Windows troubleshooter is unable to fix the problemI tried to disable and reenable the network adapterI've tried to restore to a point in time before the issue started which didn't change anything.I've tried to uninstall the adapter via device manager and rebooted but Windows couldn't find the driver by itself. I've downloaded the intel ethernet driver from lenovo site manually from a different computer and installed it but it didn't change anything.Do you have any suggestions to possible next steps?   

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Hello,  a year ago I bough Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 20CD0038MC with Windows 8.1 (64-bit) and also OneLink Pro Dock.  Because Yoga has't own Ethernet adapter I connected cable to OneLink Pro Dock. Unfortunatelly it disconnect cable (and switch to WiFI) many times during each day. Everytime it takes only second and than cable was normally connected, but this destroyed every work which depends on stable connection (e.g. streamed webinars). Sometimes disconnection occurs once per day, sometimes 10x per day.  So I bough also original Lenovo USB 3.0 Ethernet adapter and connect it directly to USB port on Yoga - the same problem. So I decided that OneLink Pro Dock itself is fine and problem has to be in Yoga.  Approx. 2 months ago, disconnection time starts growing and sometimes I spend whole day only on WiFi. Two weeks ago, after last diconnection Ethernet don't get back and now I'm on WiFi only over two weeks.  I checked - Ethernet port on OneLink Pro Dock - both LEDs working and shows some traffic- Devices in Windows 8.1 - there is only wireless adapter (and bluetooth adapter), but in LENOVO support is not any new drivers for Ethernet, only one adding support of wake-on-lan. I installed it anyway. - when I turn off WiFi adapter, I'm without connection - LAN doesn't return- I found new drivers for OneLink Pro Dock, but when I attempt to install it, get error message that system doesn't find any OneLInk Dock :-/ (it shows... Read more

A:ThinkPad Yoga 20CD0038MC - Disconnecting Ethernet ...

Did you ever figure this out? I'm having similar problems right now. After updating the driver, the OneLink Pro's ethernet isn't even showing up in the device manager...

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I have recently bought this laptop and when I am using the ethernet connection it disconnects every few seconds, connects to wifi, and then and reconnects straight back onto wired connection. Seeing as I want to use the wired connection, as my wireless connection is terrible, I can't use my laptop for gaming and barely connect to websites stably. I have tried other cables and the issue persists, this has also happened to my friends HP Pavillion and the problem still persists. Thank you

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Hi everyone.

I have a problem with my internet connection. First, I've tried a PCI Wi-Fi card and a repeater and nothing change.

My computer have a problem with the internet connection. When I play games like Counter-Strike, I'm spiking and I have some rollback every 5s. Here's a picture of my internet connection in the task manager:

As you can see, I'm spiking alot. Sometimes, my PC disconnect from the router (even when it's wired).

What I tried:
- Recovery
- Flush DNS
- Renew IP
- Uninstall/Install network drivers and adapter
- Uninstall/Install general drivers

And... nothing worked, except one thing:
Fix network connection issues - Windows Help





Type netsh winsock reset and press Enter.Type netsh int ip reset and press Enter.Type ipconfig /release and press Enter.Type ipconfig /renew and press Enter.Type ipconfig /flushdns and press Enter.



It's working for like 30 minutes and then I'm spiking and lagging again. I suppose it's a DNS/IP problem. I need to do it again every time I want to play 30 minutes. Anyone have a idea?

Thanks!

PS: When I'm browsing on chrome, I don't see the spike effects, only when I play or skype.

A:Ethernet connection is spiking, disconnecting and reconnecting

Try, changing your DNS router to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. These are the public google DNS routers. I had gaming issues and changing to these DNS fixed my problem, Internet problems with my ISP.

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We are beginning to roll out XPS 13 laptops into our environment and have run into this issue on multiple XPS 13s. We will have the USB-C to Ethernet adapter plugged in and connected to ethernet, and after a couple of minutes it will lose connection. Once it loses connection, it constantly connects and disconnects every 5-10 seconds. I have looked through this forum for a while and have not found anyone else with this issue, however we are having the same issue on multiple laptops. They are running Windows 7 with a fresh image.

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I'm seeing the same issue on Precision 5510s.  Don't have an answer myself.  I have disabled power management option that allows the system to shut off the device to save power, which didn't help.

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I have a wireless connection that we receive from our landlord upstairs. we are living in a basement suite right now.

The connection has recently started to drop at random times. It is PISSING.

The signal strength varies from bad to very good, bust mostly fluctuates around good to very good.

I am using a D-link WUA-1340. I do not know what kind of router they use upstairs. My question is there anything I can do on my end to help out the stability of the connection? (I've tried physically moving it around already)
Should I change to a wireless card that fits inside the computer?
Thanks in advance.
 

A:Help with wireless disconnecting

The only thing you could do is tell you landlord to move the router closer to the room you use your computer in or set up a wireless bridge between his wireless router and the one you would need to buy.
Something like this: http://www.superwarehouse.com/D-Link~Wireless_Bridges-series.htm
 

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tried everything to get my wireless to work but still unsuccessful.

i am using the d-link airplus G DWL-G122 Wireless USB Adapter (rev. c) with the d-link GSL-G624T router.

my internet connection stops working on my windows xp computer after about 30 seconds. The wireless connection is working fine on my brothers laptop and hardwired onto this pc but only problems with my pc. any ideas??!

currently downloading a more recent driver for usb adapter to see if that will work!
 

A:NEED HELP with wireless disconnecting

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Hi, I connected a wireless router last night, and am trying to add 3 other computers with wireless cards,
The signal strength on all of them is good, and I think I've got them connected properly, but I cannot get an internet connection on any of them, and the wireless signal keeps disconnecting.
The router I used is a Netgear 802.11 g Prosafe Wireless Print Server, and I had formerly had it my business where it worked fine.
Thanks in advance for any advice.
 

A:Wireless keeps disconnecting

Please supply the following info, exact models of the equipment please.

The name of your ISP and country of residence.
Make/model of the broadband modem. If dial-up, please specify.
Make/model of network card or wireless adapter.
Make/model of your computer (motherboard if home-built).
Version and patch level of Windows, i.e. XP-Home SP2.

Do any of these computers connect properly if you connect them with an Ethernet cable? What did you do to configure the wireless section of the router?

Let's see this one one of the machines.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
 

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Yeah. There seems to be an issue with my wireless. Not sure why but sometimes it disconnects. I click repair and all is well. Happened 2x in one day. I ran my spyware scans and antivirus scan. Also ran CCleaner. It seemed to work fine for a few days then it happened again. What might be causing the wireless to disconnect. Show a red X over it. Is it something in the wireless settings I might have to change?
 

A:Wireless has be disconnecting more and more

Interference can often cause wireless disconnects. Items such as cordless phones, other wireless devices, and even electrical cords can cause interference.

Place your wireless access point in a central location that is far away from interfering items. Try changing its radio channel. Make sure you have the most current firmware for the access pointand driver for your wireless adapter.

Consider using a higher gain antenna or more powerful adapter.
 

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Hi there, i have a Acer aspire 5742 laptop using Windows 7. Recently the laptop keeps getting disconnected from the router when using wireless, nothing has changed recently at all, except for sky being put in and using the same splitter not sure if this would affect it or not? Is there anything i can do? Like change the wireless channel or something?
 

A:Wireless keeps disconnecting

Run this.It will show you what signals are around you and their strength.
A robust strong signal is defined as -70 and below.
Wifi test exe. Hint from Johnwill

Download and run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspecto from
www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
on the problem machine. Post a screen shot of the main screen here.

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file. To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button
to upload it here.

Note that this application requires NET Framework to run. If you get an error about a missing function, download and install NET Framework.

Full details are here http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_...g_a_Screenshot
And any wired connections affected ?
 

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my linksys wrt 100 keeps disconnecting like every 5 mins
 

A:wireless net keeps disconnecting

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Hey, I searched for a solution on the forums but couldn't find anything that worked

So I have an acer aspire with windows vista home premium, sky wireless broadband and a netgear N wireless adapter.

Lately my internet keeps disconnecting and i have to reset the modem and take out and reinsert the adapter to get it back, the other computer which is attached by wire works just fine even when i'm disconnected. It usually stays stable with low connection for a while but would randomly disconnect every now and then, very frustrating!

So far i've updated the drivers which had little to no effect and then i tried reinstalling it with the disc, also no effect. Calling Netgear is useless since my warranty is over and they put me on to some guy who trys to get ?60 off me. It used to work just fine from the same location but then the computer downstairs got moved and it's been getting worse since even though i don't see how that's connected and the pc is now back where it was.

Anyway i'm pretty sure the issue is with the adapter, any advice on what i can do to fix this? could to be related to a windows update maybe?

A:Sky wireless keeps disconnecting

Hi Zelaos,
Welcome to the forum. I hope we can manage to resolve your problem.

First I would ask you IS ALL your security software and drivers upto date?

What software do you have?

I would ask you to check out the Thread in this section -Very Recent 10 minutes ago entitled

'broadband signal drops out' This may help a little.

Also check out this website for your info .Wireless network adsl broadband routers for business and home networking

Then please come back to me with any questions.

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I live on a college campus, and my wireless connectivity is always worse than anyone else's. My connection turns to limited connection and then disconnects every 30 seconds to 5 minutes. I have an HP G60-230US that I upgraded to windows 7.
 

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I have yahoo sbc dsl and wireless, and my wireless connection disconnects every ten minutes. It's always like that, so when I play games I have to exit it before ten minutes hits, wait for the thing to disconnect, and then reconnect again. Could this be a problem with my card that I could fix by just getting a new one, or is it more complicated than that?
 

A:Wireless Disconnecting

Could be co-channel interference, this typically exhibits itself by the transfer rate getting slower over a period of time (in your case 10 minutes) then dropping out, try changing channel on your access point. Also, use netstumbler (with your AP turned off) to locate any other AP's and find what channel they are operating on, go for at least a 2 channel difference between yours and the one(s) that are knocking your link out.
alternatively, it's possible that a hardware fault is causing the AP or pc card to overheat and switching off the RF amplifier until it cools down again.
or possibly.....check the device properties to ensure that powersave is disabled
Cheers,
10forcash
 

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Hi
I have a belkin wireless g router and am having problems with my connection constantly dropping out. I am using an acer aspire 5735 laptop running windows vista. My room mates do not have the same problem and their connection remains steady and so does my xbox in the same room. Its driving me nuts. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:Wireless keeps disconnecting

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Hi, yesterday i installed a D-link wireless 108G router DI-624 with a wireless network card DWL-G520 and it worked fine from around 4pm until today around 9pm without any disconnects or interruption. After 9pm today my internet started to disconnect from the wireless network every 5 minutes and I couldn't stay connected longer then 5minutes. How can I fix this problem? It baffles me that it worked fine for a day and a half and then suddenly just bug out.
 

A:Wireless keeps disconnecting

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Hello, my wireless stays connected for about 5-10mins at the most then it just disconnects

Laptop Model - Dell Inspiron 1545
ISP - Virgin Media
Connection type - Wireless
Any other network equipment= None
Wireless Encryption - WPA-PSK [TKIP] + WPA2-PSK [AES]
Windows VistaHome Premium Service Pack 1
Internet Browser - Both, But mostly Firefox
Model And Make - Netgear Wireless N Router Model WNR2000
Wireless Card - Intel(R) Wifi link 5100

Also i have tryed with it wired straight into router, and it works absolutely fine and doesnt disconnect.
 

A:My Wireless Keeps Disconnecting

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The wireless internet connection is all set up on my laptop, as well as the pc which is was connected to first.

problem is, the net works fine on the pc but the laptop connection always cuts out every 4/5 mins...it never stays on.

could this just be the rubbish networking card that came with my laptop?
 

A:Wireless net - keeps disconnecting

babygyalsw2 said:

could this just be the rubbish networking card that came with my laptop?Click to expand...

It could be, or you might be on the fringe of the range, such that, as soon as interference comes in (cordless phones, microwave oven, other wifis) you lose the connection.

I would walk much closer to the router and see if the problems goes away. If yes, it is range issue (cheap Gateway laptops do not have as good of a range compare to cheap Toshiba laptops). Or, at that spot, plug in the charger, and see if the problem goes away.

Also, you may want to set the performance of the laptop to high, so that there is no power reduction when you are on the battery (this is to save battery energy when not on ac).

If problem presists, then it could be IP setting.

On lapttop

Start-run type CMD press OK

type IPCONFIG /ALL

right click in command window, select all, post result here
 

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Are you guys aware of a single pci card that offers the typical ethernet connection as well as a wireless one? I'd like to have the option to connect to either and I don't want to get two seperate cards. Any info is appreciated, Thanks
 

A:10/100 Ethernet/Wireless Ethernet PCI combo

I don't think you can do that but I would go wireless. :bounce:
 

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Everything worked perfectly, until i installed Service Pack 2!!!! Now my wireless internet (d-link 614+) keep's disconnecting all the time!!every minute or less. What do i doo???

A:Wireless Internet Disconnecting

read.

just because there is an update doesnt mean you should update.
there are a lot of problems with sp2....and sp2+wireless...

next time, before doing any major upgrading, like a service pack, do a little research to make sure you wont run into problems, and if you do, you will know what to do.

try googling. you should get a ton of results.


google search
maybe this will help

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OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Wireless Adapter: Linksys WMP600N Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band
Router: 2Wire HomePortal 1000HW

Problem: My wireless internet connection keeps dropping and not auto-reconnecting correctly (Have to go to the adapter's properties and disable then re-enable to get the signal to come back AND if it auto-reconnects I get a "unidentified network/No access").
My wireless adapter's drivers are up to date so I do not know why it is doing this. If I try to diagnose the problem it comes up as either "Default Gateway Not Availabe" or sometimes as "The network configuration I.P. is not valid". How do I fix this VERY annoying problem?

A:Wireless Internet Keeps Disconnecting

Please this problem is very annoying I haven't found any solutions that work. I don't have the bonjour service installed IPV6 turned off, etc.

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Just had bband installed this weekend, but have been having problems with my wireless card for my desktop.

Its fine when i first boot an it works for a couple of seconds then disconects, or 'shuts down' (no LEDs on the card at all). My little bro has the same card and same os and his works fine no disconnection.

Were both using a Belkin F5D7000 desktop pci card
Both using XP

The router is also a belkin, with it settings set correctly

Both cards are as is default settings no encryption.
Im pretty sure its the card as im using a CAT5 cable at themo with no problems.
There are only a couple of things i can think of that may be thev problem.

1. The card is damaged (ive tried in different pci slots, its was worse when i changed it)

2. Positioning, i have a wardrobe(wood) right next to the pc. But my bros is hidden away the bottom of the bookcase(wood) soargubaly mine is in a better position. We are upstairs the router is downstairs.

3. Maybe a long shot but since the card loses all power no leds at all, is there enough power getting to the card 350w psu?
Im at a loss, any thoughts?

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A:Wireless Card Disconnecting

An update on the situation.

Ive swapped my card for my brothers working card, and it seemed to be fine for little while then the same thing happened. And put my card in his pc and it worked fine.

Im beggining to suspect that my PCI slots mybe knackered.

Ive tried moving the router, and my pc around but with the same effect. Im assuming that when a connection is normally lost just the link LED goes off, but as ive explained the power LED goes off aswell. Ive tried disconecting a few pc componants a couple of fans and an extra HDD to see if it was the power supply, but still the same.

Im going to see if a USB antenna might do the trick.
 

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I have a belkin f5d8236-4 n router my wireless disconnects while on my laptop watching videos or just browsing online my laptop its a lenovo v570 but my wired connection doesn't disconnect my internet provider said it could be the wireless card or interference my signal bar is 5 is there a way to fix this?

A:how do i stop wireless from disconnecting?

Use the Belkin tutorials to reset,
f5d8236-4 | Belkin USA Site
Any wifi.... drivers would be available at the Computer manufactures website under Help-support driver updates.

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Hello Everyone,

Im having a problem with my Airlink101 AWLL7025 adapter, whenever i plug any other device into a usb slot it disconnects me from the internet and then reconnects to my router. I've tryed updating the driver to the adapter, chipset drivers for my MB and disabling all power saving options for usb and this device and it i just cant seem to get it to stop doing it.

I tried it on another pc i own and it doesn't do it so its definitely not the adapter itself. Im using Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, mobo is Gigabyte P35-DS3r.

Any help is greatly appreciated!
 

A:Usb Wireless Adapter disconnecting

Nevermind i figured it out, the Airlink101 utility was competing with windows default wireless networking manager and was causing it to go nuts whenever id remove/install a usb device.
 

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My wireless connection keeps disconnecting. seems more data it sends or recieves causes it to shut off. (ie. When i downlaod IT disconnects and reconnects and repeats.)
Please help I've looked everywhere and can't figure it out or dont undersatnd the information.

I have Vista home Premium. Adapter is Linksys Wireless G wusb54gp.
 

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Hello,

I just bought a Windows 7 laptop (I still have my old XP laptop). I am now in Las Vegas and trying to connect to LaQuinta's wireless network from my room. My XP laptop has no problem and stay connected all day long. But my Windows 7 laptop has been having problems. The wireless connection kept getting disconnected every few minutes. I have called LaQuinta Tech Department and they couldn't figure out why either and kept telling me it's my laptop.

Since I am new to Windows 7 and really have no idea how to fix the issue. Could anyone please suggest a solution or workaround so my Windows 7 laptop can stay connected all day?

Any comments/suggestions are much appreciated. Thank you.

A:Wireless Connection Kept Disconnecting

Welcome to the forum silkphoenix, check the power settings on your adapter and uncheck the box for Allow computer to turn off this device to save power. Change main power plan to high performance and see if you get different results.

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Hi, it seems My wireless internet keeps on disconnecting, sometimes it will reconnect back, sometimes it will not.. I tried running the diagnose but it says it can't be fixed.. and when i tried reconnecting after that, it works but sometimes still disconnect.. I have also tried uninstalling my network adapter and reinstalling it back.. Still doesn't work. At one point of time.. it just will not let me connect at all. And btw my password for my wireless is correctly, there is no mistake.. Any idea how to fix it permanetly??
 

A:Wireless internet keep on disconnecting

log into the router and remove the wireless security - now see if it will connect - if it does - log back into the router and try the wireless security again

Is this the only PC that disconnects - do other devices connected work OK - if so how are they connected to the router - wireless or wired

would you post the following tests when the internet is working OK, and then repeat ALL the tests when the internet disconnects.
Make sure you also indicate on the reply which tests are for what condition.

please include the xirrus screen shots for both conditions - see how below.

Please post back here the make and exact model of the router and if you have a separate modem, the make and exact model of the modem.

Please make a note of the status of the lights on the modem and on the router when working normally - post that light status here.
Now when the internet disconnects make a note of the status of the lights for the modem and router here again. also note which have changed.

What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, Mcafee , AVG etc

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash ... Read more

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Hello,

I have Rogers high speed internet. We recently got a new modem and had to reset our wireless account. I've been having problems with my wireless disconnecting every couple of minutes since that. It reconnects itself pretty quickly but it gets frustrating while trying to stream a video for example.

I have Windows Vista and I have called Rogers about the problem but they can't seem to figure it out. The problem does not seem to be with the wireless but with my laptop since none of the other laptops in our house have the same problem. Rogers suggested I tried reinstalling my wireless drivers but I'm not quite sure how to do this or if that is even the best solution. Any help would be appreciated since I'm relatively unsure as to how to fix the problem.

Thanks in advance.
 

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I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro L300-154 and for two years our wireless internet disconnects constantly sometimes for upto an hour. I have tried to diagnose and repair, system restore. The wireless connection shows up but when you try to connect it says:

Windows cannot connect to ...
Diagnose the problem
or
Conect to a different network

And when I diagnose and repair its says:
Plug a cabe into the network adapter ....
Click for information on troubleshooting ...
View other wireless networks

I have checked my provider and the wireless works continously on both mobile phones, so Im sure its the computer.

Im not very tech savvy so please help in the best way you can

Thanks
 

A:wireless disconnecting all the time

If this is a vista or 7 machine please run these tools as admin.

Please download FarbarServiceScanner and run it on the computer with the issue.
Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet Services
Windows Firewall
System Restore
Security Center/Action Center
Windows Update

Press "Scan".
It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.
Please Attach the log to your reply.

Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.

Checkmark following boxes:
Report IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
List Devices (problems only)

Click Go and Attach the result.
 

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I just bought a new laptop and when I shut the lid or the computer goes into sleep/hibernate mode I get disconnected from my wireless, so when I open my computer back up i have to turn wireless capability back on and reconnect to the internet. I have tried changing the power options but nothing has worked. Any help please??

A:Laptop keeps disconnecting from wireless

No matter what if you close your lid and you have it set to go into sleep mode, your wireless will disconnect. When your PC is put into sleep mode it uses minimum power.

To disable your PC from going into sleep mode when the lid is closed, follow these instructions.

Click start, type in "Power Options" on the left hand side, click, "Choose what closing the lid dose"
Then go to the "When I close the lid" section, and choose what ever option best fits what you wish for it to do.

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Wireless (intel 7260) appears to connect, then shortly disconnects. Have 2 routers, same thing happens with both routers. Have multiple computers and no other computer exhibits the problem. Have replaced the wireless adapater card. Have updated intel wireless drivers. Same problem.Any help greaty appreciated.

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Hey. I have a linksys wireless router with comcast high speed internet. On my network I have a desktop and a laptop. The laptop has an external wireless card and the desktop is plugged directly into the router. Anyway, sometimes my connection will disconnect and then reconnect and then sometimes it will disconnect and stay disconnected until I power cycle the router..

Why is it like this Im sort of a "noob" with networking and wireless stuff..
 

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I just bought an HP Compaq nx9420 and I'm trying to get it connected to my Linksys wireless router. It will connect for about 30 seconds and then it will disconnect. It's running off Windows XP. I went through the Linksys add a new computer to the network site and it told me to run the program at www.Linksysfix.com/ela and when I went to download it, the program would not open. It just stopped. I ran it on my old Toshiba Sattelite and it worked fine, but it still won't open on mine. What should I do, aside from throwing this out the window, which would probably not be so nice.
 

A:My wireless is disconnecting my new laptop

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I just can't figure it out. I'm using this card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833166051. The modem is a motorala sb and the router is a netgear wnr2200v2. Every couple of minutes it will get stuck in an almost disconnect state for like 10 seconds. Sometimes my browser/games can make it and stay on, but sometimes it takes too long and I end up getting disconnected. On the first day there, it was only like 1-2 seconds lag.

I have the latest drivers for it. I've tried switching channels from 1, 6 and 11. I've even locked out the router for potential bandwidth thieves or something like that. I've checked it's signal strength and it's always at 100%, around -43 to -54 dbm for each antenna (which is supposedly the best it can go), and always hovers at 300mbps (with some dips to 270mbps every now and then). I have tried resetting the router/modem, but nothing works. The icon for the adapter's program doesn't turn yellow or red when the lag/dc happens.

The only thing blocking it's path is a door and 1 wall. There's no large metallic object like a microwave or even a phone in the way. The only other thing I can think of is I forgot to remove the driver for an old dlink 11b adapter. Does that even matter? I don't see anything about conflicts in the current ones driver page.

EDIT:
I noticed the adapter wasn't fully in the pci slot. I've reseated it for now. Will it come back? Hopefully not.... Read more

A:Constantly disconnecting on wireless

Pinging the modem gives the same result as the router. So it looks like the problem is with the cable/comcastClick to expand...

looks like it may be them

You could try and see if its a dns issue
try using google open dns

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Google public DNS

Google public DNS
http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/

Theres also a link on how to setup those DNS IP address
http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/docs/using.html

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Hello all~

I'm so totally a computer n00b here, but I'll try my best to tell you guys what's wrong...

I'm using a Compaq Presario SR5472CF Desktop PC, and Linksys Dual-band Wireless-N USB Networking Adapter. My operating system is Vista.

After installing the adapter the internet was just smooth sailing, but a week ago I kept getting disconnected, like every five minutes. Sometimes the internet says it's connected again but when I try to use a web browser none of the pages open up.

I have no idea what's wrong...but I did an IPConfig thing, here's the report:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6001]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\FlamingCrabSpies!>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : 5472-CNX812K06W
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Linksys WUSB600N Dual-Band Wireless-N USB
Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-E5-E0-4F-05
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::9189:4a46:fd37:80be%14(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.101(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
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hey,
ok so, I access a wireless network via a Netgear WPN111, my problem is that it suddenly disconnects every 30 minutes. It can't be a virus, as I totally formatted the harddrive and put vista on instead of XP. What it does it just suddenly goes to limited connectivity, so I unplug and plug it back in and it works fine for another 30 minutes. It gets really annoying though, especially during big downloads or in the middle of games. So what could be my problem? I know its not the adapter, as it works fine on other computers. And I don't think its a virus as I said above I formatted and put vista on it. It's really getting awkward and annoying, I've been trying to figure it out but I guess its time I get some help on this.
Thanks
 

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Ok, me and my roommates just got wireless internet through our cable. The problem is my laptop will not stay connected, but my roommate hasn't had any problems with hers.
The model # on the Linksys roter is WRT54G and i have a Toshiba. I can connect to it no problem, but it keeps disconnecting every 5 or 6 minutes, and i click "refresh network list" and it reconnects no problem. Other than that, i dont really know what to tell you, so if you need some more information let me know.
 

A:I keep disconnecting from my wireless internet

What brand/model is your wireless adapter? (Or, what does it say for your wireless in Device Manager under Network Adapters?)

What is the utility (program) that you are using to "refresh network list"?
 

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Hello guys,

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T60 that I've been using for 3 years now and the wireless has been disconnecting quite frequently lately (varies from as soon as 20 minutes to several hours each time).

I am almost positive that it's not my cable modem or the router that's causing the disconnecting because both my younger brothers do not get disconnected at all (one uses a wired connection and the other uses wireless).

This started happening about a week ago when I suddenly got disconnected and when I opened up the Wireless Network Connection window, it couldn't detect any wireless networks and there was a message that said something about Wireless Zero Configuration and how I need to set it back to using the Windows Wireless Network Connection. So I restarted the laptop and it detected the networks and I am able to connect, but the frequent disconnecting began.

Another thing: when I get disconnected, the Wireless Network Connection icon on the taskbar still appears as if I am still connected, it does not have a red "X" on it. It also seldom reconnects for me unless I wait a few minutes. I have to manually disconnect myself from the network and then reconnect (or right-click and repair) for me to be connected again.

As you know, it's getting pretty annoying with the frequent disconnecting and on top of that, it doesn't even reconnect itself automatically.

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Alright now here's the situation. For the past 2 years I've had 2 wired desktops with XP. I have a DSL connection with a Linksys WRT54G Version 8 Wireless Router. About 2 weeks ago I bought an Everex Stepnote XT5000T laptop with Vista Home Premium. I connect wirelessly with said laptop and my brothers use the other 2 desktops. Thing is, I tend to get disconnected at least once and often more than once when I'm online. Half the time when I do get disconnected all computers on the network get disconnected, and the other half of the time it's just me.

I've tried EVERYTHING to solve the problem. I've upgraded to the latest firmware, changed wireless channel to 1, 6 and 11 (currently at 11). I even updated the wireless network adapter. My first priority is my wireless laptop, I just need to know what to do to fix the disconnection problem for the laptop first. THEN after that I'll try fixing the desktops. Any help on my wireless problem? I'm really desperate here, it's really annoying especially when I'm in the middle of a download. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Wireless internet keeps disconnecting

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My laptop has recently been losing internet connection. The wireless button (f12) has an orange light and pressing it does nothing. In Device Manager, only the ethernet adapter is shown, and I am able to get internet that way. However, the WAN miniports (there are many) are "hidden" and cannot be enabled. Troubleshooting only encourages me to either connect to ethernet or go to a restore point (which did not help the last time this happened a month or two ago). Everything is updated as well.

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