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Q: internet disconnects

Hi all,
I am new here and dont know a lot about computers. I have a laptop with an aolynk router and a 3com wireless system. I have no pc just 2 laptops hooked up to my internet.
The internet works fine but disconnects every now and then. There is no pattern i can see (ie.every hour or every 10 mins etc) it justs disconnects but saying limited or no connectivity.If I click repair it doesnt work i have to disconnect both the router and the wireless modems to get it back on.
Can someone offer me any advice please.
G

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Hi I have also been experinsing these problems. I am a video game player as well and whenever I try to play on my laptop my internet disconnects. But all my other devices that use wifi work fine. Also there is nothing wrong with my computer because it works fine on other networks such as my schools. I recently moved and am now using a different internet provider ,centerylink. I think I have to change my modem channel but centurylinks website were you change modem settings is a scam. The website does not work and my parents think theres something wrong with my computer and are refusing to change internet service providers. So I am wondering how If I can change modem channels a different way.

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Hi, You might have another wifi signal very close to your house that is on 'your' channel, it happens.
You can only move your channel to one of three different frequencies, that is the lowest, the middle or the highest one. So say your current channel is 6, there is no point going to 7, it's still too close.
If the 'other' problem wifi channel near you is say '1' then you should try to go to the other end of the range.
You change your WiFi channel in your router, then your laptop will find it.
You don't need a website to do that, it's between your laptop and your router.
You make the changes through any web browser, and the details will probably be on the label of your router.
But this might not the problem, although it's a fairly easy one to 'fix' if it is.
 

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Hey guys,

As soon as I connect my VPN it disconnects the internet. I'm using a desktop with windows 7, connected to wifi via a Netgear 4600 router. I have two internet connections, one of which is not connected to the router, both connections are affected. Used to work fine and I don't think I have done anything that would cause this. I already looked online and didn't find anything that was helpful.

Any suggestions?

Thanks
 

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Hi All
I have been having internet disconnects every since I have had VISTA. It is the same that used to occur in WIN ME & 98. It happens when you spend a long time surfing on one web site. There was a fix for this problem then and I have forgotten it. It is not my server as I have another computer with WIN 98SE and it does not happen. I have to cycle my DSL modem off & on to reconnect. I am connected through a router to a second computer and to the modem and the second computer stays connected. The internet icon (lower right display) will indicate local only is connected.
Any help would be great. Forum

Russ

Dell E-520
160g HD
1g mem
WIN VISTA
 

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If you're using a laptop or server, the network card may be configured to go into power saving mode releasing the IP address after a set amount of time of non-activity.

Which version of Windows Vista are you using? Vista is known to have plenty of networking issues on it's own so it may be worth searching Microsoft's KB (Knowledge Base) at www.microsoft.com if you're familiar with it.

Also your computer system mentions a Dell E-520 which appears to be a standard desktop PC, would you be able to confirm this?

Finally, if you could post the results of an "ipconfig /all" while the network is connected and then when it becomes unavailable, this would help troubleshoot the problem.

Regards,
Roden
 

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I have verizon dsl. I open internet explorer, surf for about 15 minutes and all of a sudden i lose my connection. I try to log back on but it will not let me. I reboot and I can get back on for another 15 minutes and it disconects again. I unplugged my modem this time and plugged it back in and I was able to get back on the internet. Any ideas what this could be?
 

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Hi theriffs1

I have Verizon DSL also, I was receiving the Pop up ballon: An network cable has been unplugged about every hour.

I would need to physically reseat the ethernet cable, (are you using an ethernet connection or a USB connection?), finally I purchased a new ethernet cable and that problem went away.

I did call Verizon, they have a free upgrade from 1.5mb/368kbps to 3.0mb/768kbps, it was offered to me without my asking.

Have you tried an ipconfig/release, ipconfig/renew from a command window?

Start > Run
key in:
cmd /k ipconfig
Click: Enter
The information appearing will show you what your IP address is, and how long before it expires.
My IP address renews itself every 15 minutes.

At a command prompt in the same command window key in:
ipconfig/release
Enter
Then key in:
ipconfig/renew
Enter
Your IP address should be renewed.

Have you had any viruses that may have corrupted your Winsock?

Let us know if this makes a difference or not, and if you don't have the upgrade yet, call Verizon and get it!
 

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Hi,

I am using CISCO Anyconnect. But regardless of what VPN, what happens is that connecting to VPN disconnects me from Internet which doesnot happen with XP.

Is there a solution for this with anyone, please.

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For clarification, I continue to stay connected to VPN, but any other net dependent application like IE, Outlook, Skype do not work, and the wireless network status shows "no network access".

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Please, I have a problem similarity, i have to restart my pc to be able to access the Internet of four in four hours . i am using xp. Note below (ipconfig /all) Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 13 july 2007 21:05:40; Lease Expires. . . . . . . . . . : 14 july 2007 01:05:40 ; is justly four hours.

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . : NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
Physical Address . . . . . . . . . . : 00-15-F3-57-43-AC
DHCP ativado. . . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . : Yes
IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . : 201.33.176.116
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway. . . . . . . . . . . : 201.33.176.254
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 200.167.208.114
DNS Servers. . . . . . . . . . . : 200.167.208.117
200.167.208.123
200.220.192.88
200.220.192.86
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 13 july 2007 21:05:40
Lease Expires. . . . . . . . . . : 14 july 2007 01:05:40

Please, thank
 

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Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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So heres the deal.
Ive recently upgraded from windows XP 32 bit to Windows 7 64bit, this ofcourse means Ive formatted my harddrives and made a clean install.
But now Ive realised, that whenever I try to download a large file which takes several minutes, my computer will disconnect from the router and I have to let windows do its thing and it says its "Resetting Network card" After this I have to reboot the PC and yet again let windows do its thing where it tells me to let it reactivate my network card. When Ive done this Ill be connected to the internet again. Ive tried to let my PC run for several hours just to make sure its not random dc's but within 5 mins of me starting a download it dc's. I can browse around just fine and have tried countless of different solutions around the web and none have helped so far. Now I beg you to give me Every single possible solution that you guys can think of. Keep in mind that I have another PC running vista connected to the router and that one works just fine, and I never had this problem on XP.
Also please keep in mind that Im not all that techie when it comes to router settings and such, so keep it simple for the sake of my brain not overheating!

Thanks in advance.

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Sounds like a network driver problem but I don't see any network driver downloads fro Windows 7 X86 or X64 on the ASUS site for the Gigabit network device.

As a test, remove the router from the setup and connect directly to the broadband modem. Try a download and see what happens. If it fails the same way then the router is definitely involved. If it doesn't fail then try swapping the port and cable the router is connected to with the one currently in use by the Vista computer then try the test again.

If it works then it is either the Ethernet cable or some problem with that specific port on the router. If it doesn't make any difference, then try deleting the Gigabit network device from Device Manager as follows:

Press WinKey+R to open a Run box.
Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter
Expand Network Adapters
Right click on the Gigabit device and select Uninstall
Reboot and wait while Windows 7 rediscovers the device and reloads the driver, see if that helps.

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Hi there guys. I've have had some great help from all you guys here and I need your help again.
So my internet recently has been acting weird, not for just one laptop, but for all of them, The only thing that seems to not disconnect is the computer hooked up to the routers. I thought it was time for a new router so I bought two new ones to replace the old ones, so I did. They were replaced but the problem still continued! I updated the router firmware and it would fix it temporarily, but after a day it started again.
Please let me know if you need any info at all.
 

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I have a Compaq Presario-AMD Athlon 64-3500+-512mb-200gb. Running windows xp sp3, updated and malware clean. I am stuck with dialup connection until [email protected] upgrades our area. I sometimes leave my pc running a download all night. I usually use orbit downloader but some downloads work better with no manager. Since I reinstalled windows my connection gets disconnected at at different times and redials the connection, but only at night when I leave it downloading a large file. In internet connection I have checked "never dial a connection". It is just an annoyance but I would like to fix it. Any help will be appreciated. I forgot to say that I use IE7 and have tried connection keeper ( with same results). Tried firefox several times but it was slower than IE on my pc. Thanks again. Lots of good advice on this site.

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Hello & welcome to TSF

have you tried this

useing (ipconfig)

start
then select ( run
then type in ( cmd
press enter
then type in ( ipconfig /flushdns ( notice the space between ipconfig & /
press enter
then type in ( ipconfig /release ( ^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^^ ^^
press enter
then type in ( ipconfig /renew ( ^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^^ ^^
press enter


then reboot

start
then select (run
then type in ( cmd
then type in (netsh winsock reset
press enter
now reboot your system

providing that the (os) is installed on the c drive /you drive letter may be differnt

then reboot

check your connection

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My internet randomly disconnects for half a second. For instance, most of the time I have ventrilo and mIRC open, and sometimes (a lot of the time) an online game (TF2, CS etc) My internet will disconnect me from all of them at the same time, then I try to get back it and it lets me, so it seems its only disconnecting for like 1 second, then its back on.
 

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Hello, I just got a new computer and I'm having internet problems. I used to use an old XP desktop with direct connection and it stayed connected, used my vista laptop with direct connection and it stayed connected, and now with my new W7 desktop the internet does not stay connected. It just disconnects and reconnects in a split second. This interferes while I'm playing games (3 different games), it'll tell me I have lost connection, and when I check my internet connection it says I'm connected. Sometimes I see the little internet connection icon on the bottom say X then a little loading circle then back online in a second. It interferes when I'm streaming also. It happens every 10-30 min or so and it gets REALLY annoying. Anybody have similar problems? Any way to fix?

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Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Useful information here: Constant disconnects from my wireless - Microsoft Answers

I suspect there may be incompatibility issues between your games and Windows 7. Can you run the games in Compatibility Mode for Windows XP SP3?

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My internet disconnects randomly and these user###### pop-up in my connect to menu. I was thinking it may be due to a virus, but my computer is clean.
That is what I ment by the user#######.
 

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I have a problem of being disconnected from the Internet. It usually occurs about the same time at night. I connect, then get kicked off after about a minute. This happens repeatedly. This continues for anywhere from a few minutes to an hour before I can stay connected again. I use IE browser. This does not happen during idle times. It happens when I am actively surfing. Any ideas on how to solve this? My ISP is no help.
 

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Hello everyone, I'm running a windows 7 operating system and I need help I've been having this issue for a few weeks. Usually when I download something big or stream my internet on my PC specifically will go out and I cannot get it back unless I restart my pc I have tried ipconfig/renew and I get the unable to contact DHCP.

Now saying that, I have tried other methods that don't work at all however my wifi works perfectly on my phone and other devices in the household and it is only my pc. I am connected via Ethernet as well but I also sometimes use a wireless adapter however have not experienced the internet go out using the adapter but for network adapter I have updated drivers, tried different ports as well as using different cables and none of those have helped I've looked up many solutions and none seem to work please help thanks
 

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I should also mention the ethernet port on my pc is burnt out because of a thunder storm so I am using a USB to ethernet adapter
 

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My internet disconnects every once in a while, usually for 5-10 minutes. Restarting fixes the problem. Whilst my friend who is connected to the same router never has this problem.
I thought maybe HijackThis could find something conflicting that is causing this problem?

When I ran HijackThis I got this notification:

"Your system denied write access to the hosts file"

Below is my log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:37:03 AM, on 9/21/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16839)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Motorola\MotoHelper\MotoHelperAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\soffice.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\soffice.bin
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\ISB Utility\ISBMgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\PMB\PMBVolumeWatcher.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\SmartWi Connection Utility\CCP.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\SmartWi Connection Utility\ThirdPartyAppMgr.exe
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Is this issue not fixable in Hijack This?

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i using win xp & using bsnl broadband with kaspersky internet security antivirus
bu after few minutes internet disconnects & to connect internet i requre to restart xp please give me suggestion

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Hi,

First welcome to TSF!!!

Next I would try a couple of things. Start off with a power cycle of your equipment, and see if that helps. Next you would need to narrow it down to what is causing the problem. Does it only happen when you are using chrome or does it happen with other browsers, more to the point does it happen with other programs that use the internet like email, instant messaging, etc. Are you running any programs that allow you to torrent, that can cause issues with your connection.

Cheers!

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Hello and thank you,
It seems that every three or four hours our computer will just lose all connection, even the modem shows we don't have one. We have had four cox repairmen come, and all claimed they had fixed a simple problem. They didn't. So whenever this happens all we can do is wait or repeatedly unplug and plug stuff. Obviously we have no clue what is going one. Can somebody help.

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Have they replaced the modem yet?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3240 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6013 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 914 GB (815 GB Free);
Motherboard: Gateway, IPIMB-AR
Antivirus: Spybot - Search and Destroy, Disabled

I am having an issue with frequent media disconnects. Upon booting my system, browsers do not connect to the internet. A restart fixes the problem for a while and the system eventually disconnects again. I have hardwired cable and supplier provided cable modem. The system says I am connected but browsers don't function until a soft restart. My PC is for personal use and is owned by me. I have recently added Spybot AV and previously used Windows Defender. McAfee in the distant past. None of them show much and if they do and the item is fixed, I still experience the same media disconnects.
 

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For as long as I remember my Lenovo G580 would randomly stop recieving an internet connection from my wifi, leaving it still connected but without the ability to go online. I have been solving this problem by disconnecting and recconecting from the wifi, however this has been a temporary solution as the problem keeps coming back. I know this is a problem with the computer because it never happens with the other lenovo laptops in the house nor the phones connected to the same wifi. Im monitering this post so if you reply expect a response very soonThank you for the help

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Hi LA314 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
You may try unchecking power saving features on WLAN properties under device manager and likewise place any similar roaming aggressiveness / tendency to highest .
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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I got my dsl modem like a month ago and its been EXCELLENT. Fast speed, never disconnects, its great. But i dont know whats hapenning now cuz every once in a while, it disconnects and i get a message that popups on the taskbar that says "a network cable has been unplugged". What i do is i either unplug and then plug one of the cables that are connected to the modem (like the phone cable or the power cable) and then it works again. What can be causin this if i am not unpluggin anything why am i gettin this message and why might it be disconnecting? Thanks in advance.
 

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I have a Compaq Presario-AMD Athlon 64-3500+-512mb-200gb. Running windows xp sp3, updated and malware clean. I am stuck with dialup connection until [email protected] upgrades our area. I sometimes leave my pc running a download all night. I usually use orbit downloader but some downloads work better with no manager. Since I reinstalled windows my connection gets disconnected at at different times and redials the connection, but only at night when I leave it downloading a large file. In internet connection I have checked "never dial a connection". It is just an annoyance but I would like to fix it. Any help will be appreciated. I forgot to say that I use IE7 and have tried connection keeper ( with same results). Tried firefox several times but it was slower than IE on my pc. Thanks again. Lots of good advice on this site.
 

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hi Boltonsquad I have a similar sounding problem.
My connection to the network is reported as excellent but randomly the actual download speed drops away to nothing.
Does yours "mend " itself after a short while and start working again...or is yours off for good. I find rebooting the laptop resolves it faster than waiting for it to do it itself...until it does it again(not good).
I use a belkin router (number can be supplied when I get home if needed) ..maybe thats the common?
 

A:Internet disconnects

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Note: You will need to post complete details of your configuration and your specific issue in this new thread for us to help you.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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Every so often when i am on the internet it disconnects and i cant open any web pages. The connection is still there in the bottom right hand corner, ip address etc. are still there but web pages wont open. I try to repair but i have to reboot to make it work again. I am using a laptop on a wireless connection, think this also may have something to do with the freezes it get occasionally.

Any ideas would be appreciated

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Welcome to TSF.

We will take a look at your system for malware, but it's unlikely the cause of loss of connection. If we can't locate a problem, you will be encouraged to ask for advice in the Networking forum, here at TSF.

Download HiJackThis - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HiJackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose [Do a system scan and save a logfile].
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit [Scan] and then click on [Save log].
3. Post the HiJackThis.log file here. Do not fix anything in HiJackThis since they may be harmless.

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When I turn on the Internet (I have a modem), it works fine until I turn other programs on then the Internet basically turns off, but the computer says I'm still connected to the Internet. Why is this doing this and why is the Internet turning off?

If I'm downloading something off the Internet say a game demo or a game update the Internet would just turn off like I said before and then I would have to disconnect and then reconnect and try redownloading and sometimes this works and sometimes it doesn't.

I found a pattern or it's just coincidence, but when the downloading box isn't the main thing selected for a while the Internet turns off. Someone please help and don't tell me to ask my ISP he's the other word for donkey.

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Have you run any spyware, and antivirus scans?

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I just built a new computer recently and it is running great with one big exception, I keep getting randomly disconnected from my wireless internet connection. I do not believe it has anything to do with signal strength because my laptop right next to my rig never has this issue of connectivity. Also seeing as it is a new comp it is not an issue of any malware ect. If i had to guess i would say the wireless card i got is the issue. It was a last minute purchase and cost about 20 dollars. My question is how do I uncover if the wireless card is the culprit and if it is what steps do i take to fix/replace it?
 

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See if there is a newer driver. If so, uninstall the old one through Programs and Features and install the new one. Of course, make sure it is compatible with your version of Windows.
 

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I have been having a problem for a long time where my internet stops working on my laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad E540) until I restart the internet. It says I?m still connected it just doesn?t work. The wifi disconnects any where after 10 minutes - 2 hours of use.

If I use the wifi on a different device (my iPhone or iPad) the internet works fine, and if I take my laptop to someone?s house it connects and stays connected without issues.
 

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Okay So i have a dsl modem that seems to disconnect occasionally when someone calls or when just using the phone or even when im just on the computer i was wondering if there was any way to check any possible way to see if i have a worm virus or anything thats making me have internet issues,its a desktop to...it has been happening for awhile and now all i do is usually go on msn, play online games,vent,teamspeak and what not usual stuff...please help me its really annoying me.
 

A:Internet Disconnects Randomly

Normally with a dsl modem your service provider install a line converter for the user to be able to use internet and phone at the same time without it will occur some problem as yours. It will become like a sort of dial-up connection.

Check if your line converter is still here or that it is not damage. You will see it on your telephone line which will be like a socket containing two cables, one for telephone and one for internet(dsl modem).
 

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I am on a desktop that is connected to a Linksys WRT54G router using a wired connection. I have AT&T ADSL. After an hour or so of use I am unable to browse the internet, use AIM, or anything of the sort. However, my local area connection status is still connected. The computer that is directly connected to the modem does not have any problems, along with the laptop that is connected to the router by a wireless connection. I have tried using the ipconfig /flushdns command, but it didn't work. The only method that has worked for me is restarting my computer. If you need more information I would be happy to provide it.
 

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Update the firmware on the router? Get that from the Linksys site. If the update still doesn't work. Go and get yourself another router. Because you already tested a direct connection from the modem to the PC and it worked. But it doesn't work through the router.

So re-flash the router firmware and try it again. Still doesn't work then well replace the router or return back to where you got it from but you'll have to restore the original firmware state.
 

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I get randomly disconnected from internet. Pages simply won't load and stay white . Restarting Pc one or twice works sometimes.
It does not happen in middle of browsing but after i close browser.
There is not really much information i can give. No error messages or anything.

A:Random disconnects from internet.

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Is this a wired or wireless issue? Have you tried both connection?

We can start off with something simple for now - Disable the Network Adapter's Power Management from Device Manager might help, please see attached file. If this didn't help at all please let us know and we'll move on to the next tasks.

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I have Bell Sympatico HSE (DSL) (Canada) that goes through a Linksys Wired router. Randomly and consistently over the last 1 or 2 years my connection just decides to pack it up for the day. I'll be right in the middle of something and suddenly pages wont load. I have to turn off the modem and router and let it all reset itself. Sometimes happens before the internet is opened too....

Dell Dimension 8100
P4 1.4ghz
384mb RDRAM
XP Home

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i have a D-Link DLS-264R Adsl Router and i keep getting diconnected randomly from the internet. Some times its ofter like every half hour other times is hours. I had windows Vista then upgraded to windows 7 and it did it on both operating systems. When i do loose my internet i dont think i loose it on the router as all the light are on as normal. Im connected through a ethernat cable and changed that to see if that was the problem and its not im wondering if its the router or my computer.
 

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I'm loving Windows 8 Consumer Preview so far.
However, my internet connection (Cable/LAN/Hikari Fiber) is disconnecting after 5 or so seconds.
I'm using a Marvell Yukon 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (on an Asus P6T Deluxe V2 Motherboard).

The system is dual booting with Windows 7 and that connection is perfectly OK.

To get it to work again (for 5 seconds) I have to disable and re-enable the controller, and sometimes it seems necessary to delete the connection and set up another one.

Fortunately my connection is fast so I was able to stubbornly update a few small files via Windows Update by reconnecting many times, with a few % progress each time! Non of those updates were related to the connection hardware or this issue though.

So far I've tried (numerous times):

1. (The above update procedure, in case of hardware updates.)
2. Disabling and enabling the controller, and setting up the connection again.
3. (Swapping the drivers with Windows 7's, and then back to the originals.)
4. Re-installing Windows 8
5. Searching Marvell's site for driver updates.
6. Searching Asus's site for updates.
7. (Connection Login and Password are correct)

Points of note:

a. Windows 7 (dual boot) is connecting fine.
b. This is a hobby, so basic stuff should have been covered, but please advise anyway.
c. The timezone, date and time are set correctly.

This motherboard is very popular, and I don't see similar issues online, other than maybe wireless ones.
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A:Internet (LAN) disconnects after 5 seconds.

OK. It's finally fixed. I should have thought of this sooner.

1. Uninstall the LAN drivers.
2. Get the MarvellYukon_Ethernet_V111053_Windows7 update drivers from Asus (Windows 7 / LAN).
3. To install them in Windows 8 Consumer Preview, run them in Windows 7 compatibility mode.
(Right click the setup program, choose the compatibility tab, Tick/check `Run this program in compatibility mode for:' and choose `Windows 7' from the pull-down menu.)
4. Hit Apply and/or Enter.
5. Run the program and install the drivers.
6. Reboot.

This is easy for many, but hopefully helpful for some.
Loving Windows 8 Consumer Preview!

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Hi all,

I am running Windows 8 on a Dell Inspiron 3520. At random moments, the internet disconnects. Sites do not load, however it says I am still connected to the network. I have to manually reconnect to my network for the internet to work again. This is quite frustrating. The other laptops I have (and have used for many years) do not have this problem, so I believe it to be a problem with either the OS or the hardware.

Can anyone help me?

Thanks,
BigW

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Heres my problem, it has persisted for the past 3-4 months or so.

Randomly, but more frequently when i am gaming (WoW, Counter strike, Ventrilo, Warcraft III), my cable completely disconnects my internet and telephone (Optimum online & Voice)

The modem itself stays on but the lights for DS, US, and Online go out for 30 secs to a minute then reconnects and my internet is fine for the next 30 minutes or so until the same thing happens again.

I have switched out modems since it happened, no change.
I have switched out routers (upgraded from a WRT54GS to a WRT310N), no change.


I have seen you guys do some remarkable stuff with Hijackthis and such, if you could help me now with this problem it would relieve a lot of grief.

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A:Internet Constantly Disconnects

Hi

Just out of interest have you contacted your ISP in case it is a fault with their equipment. ?

Regards
 

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My main desktop is Win XP Pro SP3 with a Linksys router. Through the router, my husband connects with his desktop, and I connect with my laptop. However, my main desktop just loses the internet connection spontaneously.

I have replaced the Ethernet cable with no luck. Sometimes if I switch out the ends of the cable, the internet connection will stay on for a few minutes and then disappear; however, I can still connect through my laptop, and my husband can connect through his desktop without problems.

I have limited knowledge of how routers, etc., work, but it seems to me that if it was a router problem the two peripheral computers would not connect. My Ethernet card is affixed to my motherboard, and I have thought about just putting in a new Ethernet card; but without knowing what the problem might be, I don't want to do that without some help first.

Any help you can give me would be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.
 

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Hi,

I have just restored my XP system to SP2 after a problem with the USB controller. That fixed, Windows decided to update to SP3 which went ahead with no problems.

Now, though, my internet connection (wired LAN) keeps dropping after about 10 minutes. The only way to get it back is to restart. I have installed the latest network card drivers, but still get "internet explorer cannot display the webpage". I have tried with IE 7 and Safari 3. Renewing the DHCP lease and/or setting the DNS to a manual address do not solve the issue either.

I can still ping hosts on my local network and on the internet like Google, Apple etc and get a full set of replies. However, when i try to ping this machine from another on my network, it fails.

Even though my connection is apparently not there, the LAN status icon says it is still connected. Repairing the connection doesn't affect it.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

Thanks.
Joe.

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So this problem started a while ago, at least half a year ago when i changed internet service provider.
every once in while my internet slowed down so much that the connection on my browser timed out and some other softwares like skype would not work. When i looked in my network center it showed that my computer is connected to my LAN but not to the internet. Another weird thing was that while my internet was down i could still be in skype calls or even send texts sometimes but my browser or games that require internet connection wouldnt work, and while i could stay in skype calls i started before i couldnt start new ones or call anyone. And lastly, the problem seemed to only be happening to my pc, not my brother's who is connected to the same LAN as i am, and whenever i disconnected his cable from the router i seemed to not be getting the problem anymore. After a little time varying from 15 seconds to 5 minutes or more my internet would come back and work as well as always.
In the beginning my internet worked most of the time and rarely this problem would show up, but as time went on it happened more and more until my internet almost never worked properly and i had to call my ISP and some tech guy that i know. Eventually i used the windows internet fix thing, not expecting it to work since it never does, but miraculously it found a service that should be working in my computer but wasnt and once i turned it on the problem seems to be fixed.
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Whenever I'm away from my laptop (Dell, Windows XP) for more than a few minutes, it disconnects from the internet, and I have to re-boot to re-connect. This is happening with my current wireless home network, but it used to happen when I had a wired connection. The internet signal strength is excellent.

Is there a setting I need to change, or is there just something wrong with my computer? Is it fixable or do I just need a new one? (I've already tried turning off the various hibernate features.)

A:Laptop Disconnects From Internet

bjbmd, some suggestions:

- since both wired and wireless had a common denominator (loss of wireless), have you checked your isp?
- how much memory do you have? Make sure virtual memory is set efficiently
- run CleanDisk from System Accessories to clear out cache
- defragment your the os drive in safe mode
- make sure you have the latest drivers for your wireless card (check manufacturer's website to update)
- make sure you have the latest firmware for your wireless router (also check manufacturer's website)
- check your cables to ensure they are in good shape
- run a good spyware scan (spybot, ad-aware, or avg-antispyware)

-Drymobius

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I'm on Windows XP, using an ethernet cable to connect to my ISP.

Since last night, my internet connection has been randomly dropping. I don't see any 'local area disconnected' or such messages, all the lights on my router remain on indicating that it didn't get disconnected, however I can't browse any sites, I get disconnected from google talk, etc.

Restarting the computer fixes it for the moment, but sometime later it will dc like that again. Waiting for 5-8 mins also fixes it.

There's no pattern to the disconnects, they happened 2-3 times yesterday, then it remained fine for a few hours. Then this morning, it remained fine for 4-5 hours until disconnecting again.

It could be an issue with my ISP, and I've already contacted them to look into it (i'll hear back tomorrow), but because restarting the computer fixes it, I think it could be on my side.

I have Avast Anti virus always kept updated, and ZoneAlarm firewall.

Any ideas? Can I post a Hijack this log or any other log that you guys can look at, and tell me if it might be something on my side?

Thanks.

A:Help! Random internet disconnects

It could be an issue with my ISP, and I've already contacted them to look into it (i'll hear back tomorrow), but because restarting the computer fixes it, I think it could be on my side.If there is no problem with the ISP then uninstall zone alarm firewall.Zone alarm is known to cause internet issues.

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HI im having a problem with the internet on my desktop. Im running windows xp and the desktop is connected to a router through LAN wiring. Every hour at the 31 min mark (exp: 1:31 , 2:31, 3:31,... etc) my connection to the internet just shuts off for approximately 15 seconds. It comes back on right after. This isn't a problem when it comes to browsing the web and whatnot. It affects my gaming, streaming, and downloading greatly though. When im in an online game, i always disconnect at that mark.

Can anyone help me fix this problem? Or explain to me what the problem actually is?

Also, the router has been updated. There are 2 desktops and 1 laptop in the household. One desktop and the laptop works fine, the desktop im on always disconnects every hour. Please help. Thanks.
 

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ive got a pretty good cable ISP but yesterday i started getting disconnected from all programs for about 1 second each 1 or 2 minutes...

It does not seem to do it on any other computers than my main one (im on a wireless laptop and i aint gotten disconnected from msn messenger for an hour)


The only thing i could see causing the problem is some kinda popups i get when i open windows XP (called "Windows Security Check" and "XXX toolbar (something) )


Ive run AVG anti-virus and removed every virus and i also ran AD Aware and Spybot S&D (Wich removed something about XXX Toolbar... It was not able to remove a Gator thing)

so now what... I really do not know what to do. It is now impossible to go on IRC and very hard to chat with msn messenger...


Please help.

Thanks

A:Internet disconnects all the time.

Hi there, you need to post a Hijack this log so that we can check your system properly.

Please go into Windows Explorer, click on C:\ > File > New Folder and call it HJK , or another name of your choice. Go to this Site and download Hijack This. Install the program into the folder you created then run it. Click Scan. Save the log file to Notepad , then copy and post it in the Security Anti Virus Hijack This forum. Make sure to include the System information at the top of the log as well.

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For a while now my Internet has been randomly disconnecting, it disconnects for only a seconds or less it seems, but is very noticeable when i am gaming as it takes a while for the game to reconnect to the servers. I am not sure if it is a problem with my router or computer hardware, as my brother has his computer setup in the same room as mine and we run off the same connection, and he never gets the disconnects that i get. All of my drivers are fully up to date.

System specs(windows 10)(Alll drivers up to date):
Intel Core i5 I5-4590 Haswell 3.3GHZ Processor LGA1150 6MB
GIGABYTE Z97MX-GAMING 5 mATX LGA1150 Z97 DDR3 PCI-E16 PCI-E8 XFIRE/SLI SATA3
Kingston HyperX Fury Memory Black 8GB 4X4GB DDR3-1600 CL10
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 OC 4GB 7.0GHZ GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E
Corsair CS550M CS Modular 80 Plus GOLD-RATE 550W 12V Power Supply
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB SATA 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Hard Drive OEM
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SSD SATA3 SandForce SF2281 2.5in Solid State Disk Drive

In the background i am always running:
Razer synapse (for my mouse)
Corsair utility engine (for keyboard)
intel rapid storage
McAfee antivirus
one drive

Ive taken many steps to try and solve the problem: Set it so that my computer cannot turn off the network adapter to save power, Switched from cat 5e to cat 6 ethernet cable, Ran antivirus/antispyware (nothing found), swapped ethernet ports (bought a network adapter that plugged into PCI-e), fl... Read more

A:Random disconnects from internet

Howdy MildMeowth,
This might seem counter intuitive, and perhaps a long shot... but I've found that both the Razer and Corsair utilities can cause "things." I know you need both keyboard and mouse functions, but try turning those utilities off while gaming....if it doesn't interfere with with the functional use of those devices for you...it shouldn't. You can always re-enable, but you can use either device without software installation.

Also, if you have the Nvidia Geforce Experience running disable that.
I know for a fact it can hog your boot time, and might be trying to update as you play, even though your drivers are current.
Just a thought, considering your brother has the same connection setup, but not sure if it's the EXACT same setup, or he's running the same stuff in the background...none of which may actually be needed during gaming. So one router for both computers, right?

Does this happen during normal web access, or just during gaming?
 

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Hi everyone, for the past few weeks whenever I access the internet, whether or not directly connected to my modem, or with a router, I experience random disconnects, and sometimes it will show a "cable disconnected" message for a few seconds, then go away. At other times, I need to disable the internet and reconnect it, then wait a minute to get it to work again. This happens sometimes every 5 minutes to once every hour.

I am on an ADSL connection, ISP is Telus, using a D-Link DSL-300G ADSL Modem.

I think it could be too old for use, as it is always very hot in temperature, and probably about 2-3 years old now. I would really appriciate help on this, it sucks when I play online games and get dropped every game. If anyone can think of info that might help diagnose the problem, just ask and i'll provide.

Thanks!
 

A:Random internet disconnects, Please help!

Sounds like you have modem or ISP issues. It could also be a failing NIC in your machine, and a long shot would be the cable.
 

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Hi,Whenever I open OE I lose connection.But connection stays on if connected after opening OE.I did search and the "hang up after send and receive"box is unchecked.I uninstalled and reinstalled OE from my Win 98 SE disc.I have IE 6.0,Please help,Thanks and MERRY X'MAS.
 

A:Opening OE disconnects internet

That can happen if you have an email or news account set to use a specific connection instead of "any available".

Click Tools|Accounts and look at the Connection column.
If you see an email or news account that says anything other than "Any Available", double-click that account and click Connection, then clear the box for always connect using
.
 

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Hi,

I'm new here, so bear with me.

Basically, my internet just cuts out, seems random, it's been happening for a while.

For example, sometimes with games in steam, the "server is not responding" message comes up, then the whole internet stops working, for around 5 minutes, sometimes longer, i usually have to reset my router. My ISP is "tiscali" (UK)

If anyone can help me, i will be eternally grateful. if you need any more information, i can post it.

thanks,

Teeps
 

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