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G50-80 Wi-fi disconnets and refuses to reconnect

Q: G50-80 Wi-fi disconnets and refuses to reconnect

Got a bit of an issue with the laptop.At random intervals the wi-fi disconnects and refuses to reconnect.I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the WLAN driver a few times, and updating all the other drivers.Nope, still not helping.Got any good tips?

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Preferred Solution: G50-80 Wi-fi disconnets and refuses to reconnect

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.)

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I have a two wireless dongles hooked via usb...don't think they connect any other way..ha but yeah and I also have a hub hooked to my computer via either net port. When I turn on my hub the wireless dongle that is getting the internet looses the net.

The hub is a old D-Link DI-704 and the Wireless dongle is Linksys WUS854G v4

So whats the deal here?

I'm running Vista by the way not windows 7 and if you need to know more specs let me know.
 

A:Internet disconnets when using hub

Is it a powered hub or an unpowered hub? Maybe the dongle needs more power which the hub cannot provide...
 

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Just got my new computer yesterday. I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit.

I have my dialup connection set to reconnect after connection loss, and it does it just fine - but Windows Live Messenger Will not attempt to re-sign in after my internet connection has been reconnected! It just keeps doing that countdown over and over as if I'm not connected to the internet.

This is important for me for Windows Messenger to reconnect because msn wakes me up at certain times with nudges from my business partner. How can I fix this? What's the problem? Thanks
 

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Just got my new computer yesterday. I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit.

I have my dialup connection set to reconnect after connection loss, and it does it just fine - but Windows Live Messenger Will not attempt to re-sign in after my internet connection has been reconnected! It just keeps doing that countdown over and over as if I'm not connected to the internet.

It's important for me for Windows Messenger to reconnect because msn wakes me up at certain times with nudges from my business partner. How can I fix this? What's the problem? Thanks

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Hi,  I'm currently using a HP Spectre 13 (i7 model) with the HP USB Type-C travel dock to drive an HDMI display as well as ethernet. It connects fine for a short while and then it will randomly disconnect and then I wil get a notification saying USB device is not recognized. i've tried upgrading the display link software to no avail.  Please advise.  Thanks, Tony 

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I am trying to connect to Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 using Remote Desktop Connection from another laptop running windows 10. Both are on the same network (Home WiFi). Win 7 is installed with the Patch (W7-SP1-RTM-RDP-V4) to enable the Remote Desktop.
I am not too much technical so I tried several options but no use. :(
Can someone please help.

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Hello, I have recently upgraded from XP to W7 Home Premium and ever since I have installer WLM if my internet connection drops WLM shows the countdown timer for auto reconnect, this timer counts down to 00 then doesn't even try to reconnect, the timer just starts counting down again, I never had this problem with XP Home Edition. Is anyone familiar with this problem and may be able to help me resolve this?

A:WLM 2009 auto reconnect after internet reconnect

Is that Windows Live Messenger? If so, can you try reinstalling it. Can you connect to the internet? Otherwise install Pidgin:

http://www.pidgin.im/

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Hi all, I'v got a problem with mapped network drives.

My configuration:
i have my pc with Windows 7 beta, anda onther old pc with windows xp. I mapped a shared folder on the xp computer ads network drive.

The problem is that even if I save my credentials, the network drive don't reconnect at logon and I have to reenter my credential again.

I have the same username on both pc, on the xp one (where are the shared folders) I have also set a password, on mine not.
Can you help me? Thank you very much.

A:Network drives don't reconnect at logon ("Could not reconnect all network drives")

Ops, I marked the thread as solved for mistake! Could please some admin fix it?

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It may be that this belongs in the network forum, but it's borderline, and this one seems to get more traffic, so here goes:

I'm configuring a computer for a client. It needs to have access to some shared directories on a Windows NT 4.0 server. The client system is running Windows XP Home. The network just uses standard windows workgroup networking. I've got a couple of the directories on the server mapped to network drives on the client computer. So-far-so-good. Now I want it set up so that when the user on the client computer boots the computer and logs on, it connects automatically to the mapped drives. No problem...figured out how to do this. Set it up with a username and password to connect with. But when I reboot the machine and log on, I get the following message:
"Could not reconnect to all network drives
Click here to open My Computer and see the status of your network drives."

When I double-click one of the network drives, it gives me the username/password dialog, I log on, and all works fine from there on out. But I'd like to just have it connect automatically like it's supposed to. Anybody know what the problem is here?

Thanks,
Cory
 

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If I sign off of the internet within a computing session and attempt to sign back onto the internet I cannot do so.  Prior to downloading Windows 10 this was not a problem.  Is there a setting or something that I need to change?

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Hi All;
I have a problem with internet connection and I don't know how to solve it .
I have two cards (wireless & dsl) on my laptop, and I swap using both without off_ing any of them .but I found lately that dsl card will be mind confused , and get down with this message (unIdentified Network).. the Wireless is alway working great , trying to solve the problem : I reset tcp/ip , flush dns , uninstall drivers,disabled the wireless , change ip configuration from auto to manual settings ....etc

Nothing change ..

Note:some time I had this problem and I disabled the dsl network for about 2 weeks , when I enable it back , it runs ok..

so my deduction is

this proplem has something related to memory ,caching ,buffering .. or any thing else
Help me resolve this issue

A:Help reconnect dsling

i think i have the same problem but don't know how to fix it either

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I installed all my programs and when I try to reinstall the computer says I have no internet connection.....Please help

A:Cant reconnect to the internet

What?

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I was trying to troubleshoot a database access problem and did a dumb thing. I changed membership from a domain name to workgroup. After rebooting, my login wouldn' work. I logged in as administrator to switch back to the original domain and I get an error message saying that the domain controller for that domain could not be contacted. Now I know it exists as everyone else is on that domain.

Any ideas on how to rectify this situation?

Update: Now when I try and connect to the domain, I get a message saying that "Access is denied." On the server, the machine and user are part of the domain.
Thanks,

Bernie
 

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I keep getting this error message!

It says you must do this to have "File Save" work!

But nowhere does it tell how to do it!

Tully

A:Reconnect Your Drive

Need more info than that. What drive needs to be reconnected, is it an internal drive or external USB? What are you doing when you get that prompt?

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hi everyone

why am I suddenly getting this appearing on screen

regards calmat

A:reconnect drive

Hello Calmat,

That error indicates that the drive you selected to save your File History to is currently not available (aka: drive letter changed, not connected, or not turned on).

Check using step 3 in OPTION THREE of the tutorial below to see what drive letter you have selected for your File History, then investigate to see what's wrong or has changed with that drive or partition.

File History - How to Use in Windows 8

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

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Hi all,

I have a MacBook Air running mountain lion, every time I turn on or wake my laptop it always has to have me connect to the network manually however I do not have to enter the password again.

I do not experience this problem with any other device on this network or when I bring my laptop to other places...
 

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Hello
Sometimes I disconnect my isp from the net to work offline.Then when I want to reconnect,my isp shows that I am reconnected but I cannot reach any website or even get my email.In order to reconnect,I have to restart my computer.does anyone know what could be happening?I have checked all the processes working before I disconnect and after I have reconnected and they are the same.
Please help!..
Thanks
 

A:cannot reconnect to internet

need more info : operating system specs and more importantly FIREWALL??
 

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I was installing Windows 8 when the drive the drive was lost how do you restart the drive again

A:How to reconnect the drive

Hi djmdjm69,
When you say drive is lost please let me know what exactly is happening in the system? You can reset the BIOS and check if the issue persists. Follow the steps below.
Shutdown the computer and tap F2 during the startup also check if the hard drive is detected in BIOS.

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Using my Lenovo T500 Laptop via a Wireless connection, I can initially connect to the web with no problem. If I exit IE and my Laptop goes to 'sleep' mode and I wake it, I can no longer connect to the web. Starting IE, I get an 'unable to connect to web page' message. If I do a RESTART, them I'm OK again.
I'm running Vista-Premium.

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Every time I open a new explorer page I get this message
"No connection to the Internet is currently available.
To view Internet content that has been saved on
you computer, click Work Online or Try Again to attempt
to reconnect"

If I click try again, I go straight to my home page.
How can I get rid of this message.. It is just annoying !!

Here is my Log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 12:47:17 AM, on 23/01/05
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Security\AVG2\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Security\AVG2\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Intel\NCS\PROSet\PRONoMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X1100 Series\lxbkbmgr.exe
C:\Security\AVG2\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X1100 Series\lxbkbmon.exe
C:\Graphics-Media\Adobe\Acrobat5.0.5\Distillr\AcroTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Gary\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

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This happens about every 30 minutes to every hour. I will just all the sudden sign off on everybodys buddy list (but on mine it still says I'm online), then in a few minutes my buddy list will pop up in front of the other windows, and everybody on my list will log on at the same time. This started recently after switching from AOL to RoadRunner. Correct me if I am wrong, but I have a strange feeling it has something to do with port forwarding. Any ideas?
 

A:AIM Disconnect/Reconnect

*bump* Someone help please
 

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When I sign off of AOL i can audibly hear my modem reconnecting even though I haven't asked it to. However the screen doesn't show it's normal connecting sign. Any suggestions on why this happens and how I can stop it?

Thanks for all the help you've been!
 

A:modem tries to reconnect?

Hiya

Have you run a virus scan lately? Here's an online one:

http://housecall.antivirus.com/housecall/start_corp.asp

Also, go here and download Startup List:

http://www.lurkhere.com/~nicefiles/

Copy/paste the list here.

Also, get Spybot from the same place.

click the online tab to search for and download the updates, then shut down and relaunch SpyBot.

Go to the Settings tab > File Sets, and uncheck 'System Internals' and 'Tracks' .
These aren't needed for our present purpose, and you can always experiment with them later on.

Finally, after closing down Internet Explorer, click 'Check for problems', and have SpyBot remove all it finds 'Fix selected problems'

you may have to run spybot more than once to clear everything

Remove everything pre-ticked in Red

Regards

eddie
 

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http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-winapps/rdp-freezing-crashing-remoteapp/9717467e-5d06-4008-81b5-3cc78972b180?tm=1468931239353

Here I also posted, need someone to help me locate the problem. I really tried everything from changing MSTSC.exe and mstscax.dll , to turning off everything in RDP file, changing some registry settings. Nothing helped.

Dumps link: https://1drv.ms/f/s!AIyKJ0Aegoe8ag

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Hello
If for any reason I disconnect from internet by clicking disconnect in my adsl connection,I cannot reconnect.The icon shows that I in fact did reconnect but I cannot reach any website or get my email through outlook express.
I tried to disable the lan and re-enable it which it seems to be doing fine but still cannot connect.Then I click on repair and I get a note saying couldn't repair because couldn't clear the netbt which I have no idea what this is.
If anyone has an idea on what could be wrong please let me know.
It was not always like that.I have no idea when it started acting that way but I know that a while ago I could disconnect and reconnect at will.
Thanks
 

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RDP crashes on reconnect. Tried with no resources shared, SFC /scannow, CHKDSK, CheckSUR, Update. Event log says mstscax.dll, attempted another from a different system and re-registering with no luck. Memory dump info below. I do apologises for lack of some
symbols, I can add more if required. 
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 10.0.10240.9 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


User Mini Dump File: Only registers, stack and portions of memory are available


************* Symbol Path validation summary **************
Response                         Time (ms)     Location
Deferred                                       SRV*c:\Symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\Symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is: 
Windows 7 Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (8 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: SingleUserTS
Machine Name:
Debug session time: Thu Oct  1 14:33:31.000 2015 (UTC + 1:00)
System Uptime: not available
Process Uptime: 0 days 0:06:52.000
................................................................
...............................................................
Loading unloaded module list
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I had to remove my harddisks to give them for datarecovery. Luckily data is recovered. The data was on WD hard disks which were on Raid-0 configuration. Due to some miscommunication with DR guy, I not only disconnected the two hard disks which are on Raid 0, but I also diconnected my c: Drive (SSD) which has windows and programs on it and my f:drive (another SSD) used for Adobe cache etc.

Now I will have to reconnect all these disks back. How will I know (1) which pulgs go into the c: drive and f drive and (2) for the raid-0 disks, which plug goes on which disk?

My computer boots from c:drive. (Uses windows 10. This is about 4 years old).

Thanks

Arun
 

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My HP2009V was working completely fine with no problems with internet connection however a few days ago it said there was 'no internet access' even though the broadband is connected and works on all other devices, I've tried reconnecting it, checking the cables and restarting the entire computer but nothing seems to be working.
 

A:Internet won't reconnect

please do not duplicate posts across forums

continue on this one, please
https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-wont-reconnect-to-internet.1154507/

closing thread
 

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im running windows xp pro and i have 108mbps connection but it wont let me access the web or evoke the internet gateway to set it up, iv'e had this problem before but i just did system restore and it worked fine but then it went out again and i cant find any problems with it, all my ip addresses are correct and im still unable to connect.

any1 got any ideas
 

A:Solved: cant reconnect to the internet

nvm it was my anti-virus the whole time. I feel so stupid XD
 

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I get this error when I turn on my HTPC running KODI. Never had this problem before until I upgraded my main desktop PC from Windows 7 to Windows 10 today. The hard drive that the HTPC gathers it's data from is stored on the main desktop PC. When I turn the HTPC on, it get the message:



There's a red X on the drive and it says disconnected. If I click on the drive and enter my credentials, it connects without issue. I've tried adding the credentials to Windows credential manager but the problem seems to be that it won't automatically reconnect after a restart, no matter what I do.

The HTPC is still running Windows 7.

A:Could not reconnect all network drives

Nevermind, problem solved using this article: NAS Auto-Login: How to permanently save the login details for network attached drives (NAS)

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Setup
Downstairs, i have a USB D-link wireless adaptor connected to my PC. Upstairs, i have another computer connected to the internet through a cable modem which is also connected to a wirless linksys router.

Issue/Problem
The D-Link used to detect the linksys and would connect automatically, but now, when it tries to connect, it gets stuck on "acquiring network address" and ends with "limited or no connectivity." When i try a repair, it gets stuck on "renewing IP address."

Possible Cause
two days ago, i tried to connect another linksys router to my downstairs computer and use it as an access point to the upstairs router wirelessly. It wasn't working and I messed with some network settings on both computers. Still refusing to work, i gave up and went back to the D-Link which now doesn't want to work. I uninstalled it, reinstalled it and still nothing. I even reset the modem and router upstairs back to there factory defaults and the D-Link still can't connect. It SEES the network. it just can't connect anymore.

Stats
The network is unsecured.
Upstairs router: Linksys WRT54G2 v1
Downstairs D-Link: DWA-130 v1
OS Upstairs: Windows XP SP3
OS Downstairs: Windows XP SP2

How do I re-establish my internet connection downstairs? If you need any additional information, please feel free to ask. I can locate most of it, have a decent understanding of CMD, network connections, and internet options.
 

A:Can't reconnect to my wireless router. Help?

Hi:On the problem pc,let's see this:

From a Johnwill post on the Networking Forum

Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address> For addresses,follow instructions below&#8230;.

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 206.190.60.37

PING www.yahoo.com
Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message here.

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above. IPV4 for Vista

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

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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I have an ADSL connection (PPPoE) and my ISP has dynamic IP's, every 12 hours my connection is reset, with Windows 7 there was no problem because it just made the login again when it lost connection but with Windows 8 i can't seem to be able to do the same thing, its kind of annoying because when i leave the PC downloading something and go to work when i come back there is no connection and the download isn't finished

I've checked the "remember my credentials" box and did my connection the default one for applications, not sure what else there is to do.
I also looked for third party software to reconnect but the only one i found works only with XP.

PS. i don't own a router, just a modem.

A:ADSL Won't Reconnect after IP change.

After reading around on this PPPoE reconnection problem at TechNet, it appears as if the setting to redial when the connection is lost has been removed from Windows 8. Lots of people not too happy with this.

The best advice I could find was to install a program called Connection Keeper 11.3, is made to redial when the connection is lost or keep the connection alive when it's not being used.

Let me know if this works for you.

Download Connection Keeper 11.3 Free - Prevents your internet connection from being dropped due to inactivity - Softpedia

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My HP2009V was working completely fine with no problems with internet connection however a few days ago it said there was 'no internet access' even though the broadband is connected and works on all other devices, I've tried reconnecting it, checking the cables and restarting the entire computer but nothing seems to be working.
 

A:Computer won't reconnect to internet

My HP2009V was working completely fineClick to expand...

The "HP 2009v" is a HP 20-inch LCD monitor and not a computer.

What's the brand name and model name and model number of your computer?

What version and bit version of Windows is it running?

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Every since I upgraded my computer I have the following problem:
When I connect to the Internet (Dial Up DUN) the first time every thing works fine.
If I disconnect and reconnect I am unable to do anything (use my browser to surf the internet etc).
The only way to correct this problem is to restart my computer.
I think in some way it has to do with the "AMD Athlon 64 3200+". (AMD says no way) (SOLTEK say not there problem)
I have another computer with a "AMD Athlon 1700+" and don't have any problems.

I have a Actiontec 56K Internal PCI Call Waiting Modem v.90 & v.92 compatible. Model No.PCIV9212-01CW.
The 1700+ system is identical except for the CPU. Running WinXP Pro SP2 & using the same brand and model modem.
I sign on at 26.4 Kbps. sometimes 28.8 Kbps.
Being that the 1700+ system has no trouble with the Actiontec modem and WinXP Pro SP2 I doubt that is the problem.
I have tried with the security set to Low, Zone Alarm not running, NOD32 unstalled and all other programs shut down.

Windows XP Pro Service Pack 2
AMD Athlon 64 3200+
Kingston 1GB PC 3200 400 MHz 2x512MB Dual Channel Ram
SOLTEK "SL-K8TPro-939" VIA K8T800 Pro Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket
939 CPU
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 4000 Color quality 16 bit & 32 bit
ZoneAlarm Pro verison 5.5.062.011 Firewall
NOD32 Antivirus System
2 - Western Digital Hard Drives 80GB each - WDC WD800JB-00FMA0
 

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I have several drives mapped on different Windows 7 boxes in my office.  Just about every time I boot up one of these systems I receive the message "Could not reconnect all network drives" in the system tray.

I should note that merely clicking the drive inside Windows Explorer will restore the connection.  I store the server logon credentials in Control Panel / Credential Manager then just map the network paths to drive letters.  I'm pretty sure the
problem doesn't stem from any credentials type of problem though, because I have the exact same situation when connecting to only open shares.  I have noticed that a couple applications will restore the connection themselves when trying to access information
on a share.  Most applications however will give an error and time out trying to access the shares unless I go and manually click each drive letter in Explorer.  For instance if I place Firefox bookmarks on a share and open Firefox, Firefox will
display no bookmarks until I click the drive in Explorer and reopen Firefox.
One thing I can do to fix the problem is hard code my IP address. I never receive the message if a computer has fixed IP address.  My router hands out IPs on the LAN dynamically, so I switch it to another router and tried a using a Linux based dhcp-server
as well.  Neither fixed the problem.
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A:Could not reconnect all network drives

This issue drove me crazy for ages and I eventually managed to resolve it.
In my case the issue was related to me having configured a duplicate mapping of users homedrives. For each users Active Directory account  I had configured the profile to connect the homedrive to a drive letter and then had also configured
the same drive mapping within group policy preferences. To solve it I removed the group policy preference setting and the message stopped displaying. You could also remove the AD Profile setting but remember that you'll have to take additional steps to configure
folder permissions for the users homedrive. AD profile settings do it automatically for you but can also be setup easily within group policy preferences.
Hope it works for you too.

TurboUK

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Hello everyone,

(first post, please excuse me if I've done something wrong/posted in wrong forum/etc)

I have an issue with my new 8.1 laptop - it won't automatically reconnect to a Wi-Fi network after the connection is dropped. I've checked that "Connect Automatically" is checked but the computer simply doesn't want to do that.

A little background: My dorm has two options for internet, an ethernet port that's almost always on but usually never faster than 150 KB/s, and a poor Wi-Fi signal that constantly disconnects but is much faster. I'd like to remain connected to the Ethernet but have the computer connect to the Wi-Fi whenever possible so I can get a faster connection whenever it's available. I've already used the tweak over at How to Wifi And Ethernet At the Same Time [Solved] - Windows 8 - Windows 8 , and it appears to work whenever I connect to the Wi-Fi manually.

The strange thing is that this issue doesn't occur on my older Win7 laptop - whenever the poor connection is dropped, the computer automatically tries to reconnect. For this reason I'm reasonably sure it's an 8.1 issue, perhaps Windows sees that I'm connected to Ethernet as well and decides not to connect?

Thanks!

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Two W2K Pro, SP4 computers networked through a Linksys 4-port router, internal NICs, and sharing a DSL connection, static IP, not on a domain, no server, just two computers sharing files and an internet connection. Neither is passworded.

Computer One doesn't have any problems. Computer Two can never re-establish connection with Computer One when booted although it never has a problem re-establishing its internet connection. Both are running McAfee AV, neither are running a firewall. Both are scanned for spyware with Spybot weekly and neither have anything installed other than ordinary, registered (and expensive) software needed to run the business (dental clinic). No games installed other than those that come with Windows.

I can re-map the network on Computer Two and it connects to Computer One immediately, no delay, no error messages. It just will not establish a connection with Computer One without manually re-mapping the network on every boot and reboot. I rebooted Computer Two four times this morning; twice shutting it down entirely, twice just restarting it. I got the same inability to re-establish the connection with Computer One every time and the same immediate connection when I re-mapped the network.

These two computers are in an office and are being used by less-than-skilled users so re-mapping the network on every boot/reboot is not only tedious but it is "too scary" for the users, so they won't even try it.

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A:W2K with router does not reconnect on boot

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I use a NAS drive for my scheduled back-ups and usually it works great, however, if my PC is restarted for any reason it will not reconnect the drives meaning that the back-up fails.
If I enter into Computer and double click the drives they become available but I'm not always home between a restart and the scheduled back-up so doing this automatically would be great

I'm sure I found a work round for this in the past but need to fix it again as I have recently re-installed my OS.

Windwos 7 x64 Ultimate
Buffalo Dual NAS

I think in the past I had a little script that ran and accessed a file on the drive in question which made it available

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Hi there

I am just wondering if anyone could help me. I have NTL broadband with a Speedtouch modem, i usually download movies or music via torrents which are usaually 1-4GB in size.... due to the size i set them downloading over night but my broadband isn't an allways on connection and will sometimes disconnect, i wake up next morning and my download is only half done and i get annoyed!!!

Anyone know of any way i can set my internet conection to automatically restart/reconnect if i lose connection, is there a program or something?

All help is much appreciated!
 

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Please help I have been at this all day!

I set up my new Patriot Corza NAS and got it running despite some ambiguous instructions on my Win Vista Home Premium 64 computer. I kept the standard defaults ie name: corza-nas, login: admin, password: admin etc. The 2 808GB HDD's are set up in ext3 as raid1.

Following comments by another user I typed \\corza-nas in the address bar of explorer, right clicked the public folder and mapped this to G: drive.

Everthing worked fine, I was able to copy, open files etc but every time boot up from windows I get the mesage "could not reconnect all network drives".

The corza icon has a red cross through it and clicking it requires me to log on again. When i do this the username comes up as "k1200\\admin" (the computer name is k1200) which I have to change to "admin" and then enter "admin" as the password, everything works fine again.

I have read through this and various other forums but am unsure of this question. Do I need Vista Professional to stop this from happening? Keeping in mind that I dont have (or want) any users on my computer, it just boots up as administrator straight to the desktop.

Thanks

A:could not reconnect all network drives

if you are asking if you have to enter the login details every time, i would assume yes. to me, it seems that vista has something against saving information on networks that are 'unidentified'.

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Hello all,
I'm having a serious problem with a PC. It's an XP Pro and we're on a network. But once the PC boots up I get the message: could not reconnect all network drives. And because of this, the PC programs will not open and it can't access the net. Any help is appreciated.
 

A:Could not reconnect all network drives?

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I am aware there are many articles showing how to move user folders during or after installing win 7. What I am thinking of is something different:

How would I reinstall (clean install) win 7 on drive c if I already have the user folders (documents, pictures, videos, desktop) on a separate drive d?

Would it work if after installation I include the drive d folders in the library and mark them as the default place to save files? Would I then delete those user folders on drive c?

Sorry if this sounds muddling?

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I am having some intermittent connectivity issues with my network and I have no idea where to start trouble shooting. It seems that from time to time (several times a day) I will lose my connection to the network momentarily. It only happens for a few seconds and I don't even notice it until my yahoo messenger comes up and starts logging on again. I also will notice it if I'm trying to bring a page up and it will say this page cannot be displayed.

I have a desktop computer and it doesn't do it. I stay on my laptop and it is wireless and I'm connected to the internet with a cable modem. I'm running XP on it. I don't have any idea what other information you need.

Please help before I lose my mind!

Thanks so much,
Tammy
 

A:Disconnect/Reconnect Problems.....

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Ok--here's the deal. I have a VPN to work and use a wireless Internet connection at home. When I first log on and if I use the computer and the networked drives, they are fine, but if there is a long period of inactivity, the drives disconnect and when I click on them it tells me the drive is already in use or some similar message like that. I can log off and log back on (it to a domain) and that fixes it, but there must be some other way to do it? I was thinking some sort of batch file that reconnects the mapped drives.
 

A:How do I reconnect drives without logging on and off?

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A few days ago my pc and my work laptop we're idle for a day or so and when I went to connect to the internet I had no network connection. I checked my modem and router and reset everything. Checked to make sure everything was connected. I have a 3rd PC that was connected, but the 2nd PC and laptop had no network connections. I found out today through work that my laptop motherboard died. I still can't figure out what's wrong with my home PC. I have a wireless router, but with my home PC's they are connected hard wire. I placed a wireless connector in my 2nd PC and I can not connect that way either!

What do I need to do? Is my PC MB fried?? Need help!
Thanks in advance!
 

A:No network connection and won't reconnect

Also, before you respond to my first message. I tried the ipconfig/release and renew and since my PC is not recieving anything, that does not work. I've also tried to disconnect and reconnect. I've tried to uninstall and reinstall. Nothing is working!
 

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Hi,

I have recently installed an HP officejet G85 on my pc, running w2000 os. Now everytime a disconnect from the internet, I have to reboot the machine in order to be able to connect again. Anyone no why this is??? I would really appreciate the help. Thanks!
 

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OS Windows 7 SP-1 IE 11 Desk top Ethernet connection.I have a recurring problem that I cannot resolve. Turning on the computer andconnecting to the internet executes with no problems. However, when "clicking"on a news article that is of interest the computer freezes, mouse pointer doesnot work, I "left-click" and then it suddenly disconnects from the internet andafter about 5 seconds it reconnects.This only happens once a day and usually occurs sometime after initiallyconnecting to the internet. Very strange.I've checked Device Manager to ensure the latest Drivers are installed.ipconfig /flushdnsRan malware scanChecked this and other forums for possible cause and solution. Negative results.This is annoying as it happens only once a day, as stated earlier, not reallydevastating as I can live with it. But it irks me and I would like to know thecause and cure.Mika

A:Sudden Disconnect then reconnect

What browser are you using?
 
Does this occur with other browsers?

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