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Q: Internet all of a sudden disconnects?

My mom's computer is connected to our DSL through a USB port. It all of a sudden stopped working and I'm not sure what's going on. It all started happening when I cleaned out her computer with Spybot, Adaware and Hijack This. Our DSL (says 2WIRE on it) has 2 connections in the back, one for ethernet and one for USB. I have mine connected through ethernet and hers uses the USB. I just restored everything Hijack This removed and her computer is restarting now, but if that doesn't do the trick, how can I fix this? I checked and everything is plugged in properly.

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A: Internet all of a sudden disconnects?

oops; you can have ONE ethernet or ONE USB, but not both connected at the same time.

Two connect multiple computers, you need a cheap router and it cables
like this
modem->router --> two cables, one to each computer
Mom will need to use the ethernet RJ45 connection rather than the USB,
but it will all run fine, independently or simultaneously

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Hello, first off thanks for checking out my thread, recently (I don't really know what happened) I've been disconnecting at yahoo messenger and ventrillo, though when I disconnect there, I can still browse using firefox, its been around 4 days since this problem occured, I did a malwarebytes scan and it found 2 trojans which AVG9 free wasn't able to detect, here are they;
Trojan.FakeAlert
Trojan.Vundo
And some other adwares, after scanning I decided to delete them all. Restarted my computer and did a scan again on both malwarebytes and AVG9 free but found nothing. But my problem is still here, again I suddenly disconnect at ventrillo and yahoo from time to time, after disconnecting I can log back in easily most of the time, but there are cases where I have to wait for a couple of minutes, but not more than 3 minutes or so. I've also noticed something else, my vent ping is usually around 200-290, but now its 300+.
I have uninstalled and reinstalled firefox, ventrillo and yahoo already and it didn't do anything at all. I'm also playing an mmorpg, when my ventrillo/yahoo disconnects, there are times where my game isn't affected at all or I get sudden lags too. I also don't think that my ISP has something to do with this since my cousin who lives next door has the same ISP, but he doesn't experience anything like this, I'm not using any router, I'm the only one connected to the modem. And yes I've also checked all my por... Read more

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Hello, first off thanks for checking out my thread, recently (I don't really know what happened) I've been disconnecting at yahoo messenger and ventrillo, though when I disconnect there, I can still browse using firefox, its been around 4 days since this problem occured, I did a malwarebytes scan and it found 2 trojans which AVG9 free wasn't able to detect, here are they;Trojan.FakeAlertTrojan.VundoAnd some other adwares, after scanning I decided to delete them all. Restarted my computer and did a scan again on both malwarebytes and AVG9 free but found nothing. But my problem is still here, again I suddenly disconnect at ventrillo and yahoo from time to time, after disconnecting I can log back in easily most of the time, but there are cases where I have to wait for a couple of minutes, but not more than 3 minutes or so. I've also noticed something else, my vent ping is usually around 200-290, but now its 300+.I have uninstalled and reinstalled firefox, ventrillo and yahoo already and it didn't do anything at all. I'm also playing an mmorpg, when my ventrillo/yahoo disconnects, there are times where my game isn't affected at all or I get sudden lags too. I also don't think that my ISP has something to do with this since my cousin who lives next door has the same ISP, but he doesn't experience anything like this, I'm not using any router, I'm the only one connected to the modem. And yes I've also checked all my ports and they'... Read more

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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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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 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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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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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
 

A:Internet Disconnects

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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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.

Moderator note - This post removed from this thread: http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/internet-keeps-disconnecting-randomly.205710/#post-1439822 to avoid hijacking.
 

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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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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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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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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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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?

A:Internet disconnects for a second

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 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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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
 

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.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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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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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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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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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 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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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?
 

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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

I put Windows 7 Pro 64bit on my computer about 2 weeks ago and I'm using a Belkin wireless USB adaptor to connect to the Internet.
I am connecting via Windows and NOT a 3rd party utility.

Some days the wireless connection is solid, but the majority of the time, the wireless drops and I have to reconnect it to the network.
This can happen once or several times during the day and it's pretty annoying, especially when playing games.

The router is in the next room and the signal strength is full.
When using this adaptor on XP Pro with the Belkin utility, I never had any wireless drops and the connection was solid all the time.

I've tried:
-Updating the USB adaptor drivers, but they're already up to date
-Setting the WLAN AutoConfig startup type to Manual and starting the service myself, but the disconnects still happen
-Switching power management off on the adaptor, disconnects still happen

Just wondering if there are any other suggestions in order to stop the wireless disconnecting.
Can't really run a cable but I am considering formatting back to XP which I don't really want to do.

Thanks

A:Wireless Internet Disconnects

You might want to go into your router settings and change to a different wifi channel. Windows 7 seems to be more sensitive to channel cross over problems than XP was.

You can also use this Wi-Fi scanner to look for unused channels in your area.
inSSIDer Wi-Fi Scanner | MetaGeek

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Please help! Anytime I play a game (such as World of Warcraft) or even just stream a youtube video my internet disconnect. Sometime a BSOD (DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL) occurs, other times my computer freezes for only a moment and is able to be reconnected to the internet after I restart the router. What is going on?!

System Information:

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer Sony Corporation
System Model VPCEE22FX
System Type x64-based PC
Processor AMD Turion(tm) II P520 Dual-Core Processor, 2300 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Insyde Corp. R0200Z5, 12/9/2010

A:Internet disconnects, BSOD

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Lets start with updating your drivers for your system
Go to Sony's website and under support and drivers section search for your model number
Download latest available chipset, video, audio, LAN,Wlan, USB drivers and save them on Desktop
download and install Driver sweeper
Boot into Safe mode and uninstall current drivers using driver sweeper
Reboot
Install all latest downloaded drivers
Reboot

Check for windows Updates and if any available download them

Also follow the instructions in this article and post the files here
http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

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I've only been having this problem recently and it's seriously driving me up the wall and I'm about to throw this laptop out the window.
I play online games, and I've never had a problem with anything, but just recently every 15-20 minutes I'll get disconnected from the game. I thought this was a game problem, and contacted the GMs for support, but as I was waiting for a reply my whole internet started glitching up. Over the next few days every single program I had connected to the internet started disconnecting, and the disconnects were getting longer and more frequent.

First my game (Rohan Online) would disconnect, now its Rohan and Ventrilo. Then Rohan Vent and Trillian. Now even Firefox won't work. It's not my ISP, because my crappy desktop works without a problem. I asked several people I know who are computer savvy bout what to do and I did the following things:

I started my comp in safe mode and ran a virus scan with AVG free edition. It found nothing.

I did a system restore to about a month ago, it didn't fix the problem and actually made my comp run slower, so I restored it back to before the system restore. Now my comp has fragments of old files I had deleted before but somehow got half-restored in the restore. I think I just got the last of them out again (like Avast!). My computer is still running slower than it was before the system restore, and I'm still disconnecting, only now it's every few minutes, and things like vent are pinging at 500+ when befo... Read more

A:Constant Internet disconnects

Hi. . .

Run the Vista System File Checker/repair utility:
START type cmd.exe into the start search box | right-click on cmd.exe uner Programs above | run as admin | type the following:

sfc /scannow

There is no min/max time for this to run.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I have a 1 MBPS Broadband Internet connection with perfect speed at all times, however, since a couple of weeks, I am facing this weird problem:

Every 2-3 hours (more sometimes), my perfectly fine Internet suddenly disconnects for around 20-30 seconds then starts working perfectly. It cannot even be noticed because there is no "disconnected" sign on the Local Area Connection icon in the taskbar but it becomes extremely problematic while playing online games,downloading things, transferring files,etc. because it just disconnects me everytime and reconnects after 30 seconds and creates a mess. Also, I've noticed my IP address (last 2-3 digits) keeps changing after every disconnection.

I've complained to my ISP several times and they are not doing anything about it. I'm not even sure about whether it is a problem at their end or my end.

Any help is deeply appreciated. Here's a screenshot of my IP address' PING when it disconnects:
 

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...I have a network set up with a Linksys router.
The internet goes in and out. Sometimes only out for a few seconds othertimes minutes. Then it comes back on and works fine for awhile before doing the same thing.

What are the probable 'causes slash solutions for this?

A:Constant Internet Disconnects...

Are you wired to the router or using wireless? Do you have sp3 installed on xp? Are you on dsl and forgot to put the filters on the phones? Could be many things. Give us some info.

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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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my internet disconnects for no reason whatsoever, sometimes after a minute sometimes an hour, I have tried disabling my intel proset utility and using windows wireless zero instead, that doesn't work. I have all the latest drivers from dell, tried using the windows troubleshooting website, nothing... just can't figure this out, I play online poker for a good chunk of my income and am losing money because of this. please help!
 

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hello, i have been dealing with this issue for almost a year now.

Every hour my internet has a brief "pause", it can be from 3 seconds to a whole minute, it happens every single hour, but not exactly, In example it could happen at 9:12 then at 10:08 then at 11:10 and so on.

its very annoying because it disconnects me from online games. I've called my ISP about 30 times, changed my modem twice, no solution.

I know its from the network and not my PC because i also play on consoles and it happens too.
 

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Ok, So i never had a problem while i was on my windows xp sp3.

installed windows 7 rc

I first noticed my internet dropping when i started redownloading my games on steam. It would download and all of a sudden the internet dies. I got to my network adapters and disable and re-enable and my internet goes back up.

My internet doesn't disconnect while i am just surfing the web.

Now, when i play games like HoN (heroes of newerth) or counter-strike source (sometimes). I will get disconnected over and over and it will be "limited connectivety" or something like that on the bottom right.. the little yellow icon shows up on my internet connections.

I connect straight to my modem and I am the only one connected to it. I have comcast cable.

Really gets annoying when I play games or when i download big files. It happens all the time when i play HoN. It will disconnect me like 2-4 times in the middle of the game and i would have to disable and enable my network adapter.

A:internet disconnects while gaming

Legit

Do you have IP-6 enabled in network and sharing. in etwork and sharing rightclick sys tray>change adapter settings>adapter>rightclick>properties>IP-6 uncheck

Ken

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I've had this problem for about a month now: my computer disconnects from the internet every hour. I am using wireless broadband...
When it disconnects, I cannot go on any web-pages, however, when I look at the wireless connection, it says that I'm still connected (status: connected).
The only way I can re-connect is by restarting my computer, which is really annoying when i'm in the middle of things.
One annomally is that I sometimes use Windows Live OneCare Safety Scanner - which is a virus cleaning thing which i think runs via the internet, instead of being a downloaded program: the scan tends to take around 1.5 - 2 hours to complete, during which the internet seems to stay connected. However, once the scan is finished, the internet automatically disconnects...
Also, if I have my gmail account already open, it seems to be able to receive mail and I can read mail and send stuff quite a while after the ‘disconnect’ (meanwhile, I cant see other webpages). Eventually though, my gmail account also disconnects (maybe around 10-15 mins after I stop having access to other webpages). Don’t know if this means anything..
I share the connection with three other computers in my house, and none have this problem (pc's and macs).
Ive been trying to find clues about what it could be, I've read that it might have something to do with my IP renewing or might be a virus, either way im not very technically experienced, so dont know how ... Read more

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Hi,

New to the forums. I have been using skype for months with no problem. I am in the same location, using a shared linksus modem and with no changes to my computer. Running windows 7. For the last 10 days or so, whenever my skype phone rings, i get automatically disconnected from the internet? I've seen a few others with this problem, but no solutions? Once the call drops, my internet reconnects itself. Otherwise, I have no problem connecting and staying connecting...its just when I try to use Skype...

Very confused why this is happening now and not before? Annoyed Any help please?

I am downloading an older version of Skype... will see if this helps...
 

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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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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?
 

A:Random disconnects from Internet

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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Im back, and i've had sleep! So i have checked everything I can about this issue.

Internet disconnects a lot, I get the yellow "Searching for connection" icon down the bottom right on my network icon in the system toolbar. The Dsl light goes out on my modem, Siemens Speedstream 4200, and im getting some strange error messages in event viewer.


I've checked my memory settings in Task manager and I have plenty.

Im running Windows 7 Build 7600 with 4gb of ram.
I am the main computer on my home network and another family member has a Windows Vista 32bit PC that is wired to mine on the lan and shared through ICS on my machine.

Any help would be awesome, if u need me to post any logs at all i am prepared to put them up.

Thanks in advance,
Gstratto.

A:Internet Disconnects randomly

Looks like an ISP issue, give them a call and see if there are outages in your area.

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I keep getting my internet randomly disconnected for 2 seconds or so then reconnects. I don't know what info you need so just ask and ill try to tell you what I can.

A:Random internet disconnects!

Can't find where to edit, but to add a little more detail, this is what happens. Every so often It says on the bottom right hand corner of my screen something along the lines of "Local Area Connection Unplugged" and after about 10 seconds it recconnects. What could be the problem?

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Hey guys,

My internet is shared between a router with 2 other computers. The other 2 connections work but mine doesn't. After about 15 minutes the internet shuts off. Now the main computer shows that i'm still connected but the internet doesnt seem to work. Here is the Hijack Log when it works:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:25:31 PM, on 6/28/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\DIGStream\digstream.exe
C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6261\SiteAdv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\Sync Manager Unicode\CTSyncU.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster 2\RegistryBooster.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix\bigfix.exe
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A:Internet Disconnects After 10-15 Minutes

Here is the Hijack This log when it doesnt:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:05:30 AM, on 6/29/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\DIGStream\digstream.exe
C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6261\SiteAdv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster 2\RegistryBooster.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix\bigfix.exe
C:\Program Files\Autobahn\mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe
C:\Program Files\ESPNRunTime\DIGServices.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\ccc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
C:\WINDOWS\arservice.exe
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My Internet connection can go for days with no problem and then for half a day will disconnect every few minutes. The strange thing is that all I have to do to get it back is to disconnect the cable from my computer and reconnect it and in seconds I have Internet again. My internet provider cannot find a problem with the connection and all assume it has something to do with the modem or router but I cannot find any problem with them.

We have a router with 2 computers connected to it and we have a static IP.

I have no 3rd party firewalls and like I said, most of the week this doesn't happen.

I have read all kinds of solutions and have tried them all (installing router\modem\windows updates, etc...)

Instead of trying to figure out what the cause is, since my solution is taking out the cable and putting it back, thus forcing a reconnection, I wanted to ask if you know of any software that would monitor my internet connection and when it sees that it got disconnected, it would force a restart of the connection (like what I do manually by taking the cable in and out.)

Thanks.

A:Internet disconnects for no reason

Well, instead of manually taking the cable in and out, go into command promt (Start -> "cmd") and type "ipconfig /renew".

Have you tried scanning for viruses? In one case I had, an infected computer was attempting to attack other computers on the network, disconnecting them from the internet. Use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware or SUPER Antispyware.

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Hi everyone, I unfortunately still use dial up internet. And for a good 6 months or so now whenever I turn on my Lexmark printer it disconnects me and starts to redial the connection.

It never used to do this before. And I haven't switched ISP's or anything like that. I contacted Lexmark about this and they said the problem is my ISP, but again it never used to do this before so I can't imagine what the problem is.

If I turn on my printer before connecting to the internet then it works fine, but if I turn it on during a connection it loses the connection. The printer is a Lexmark X6150 model. I do use it to fax sometimes, and so the phone lines are running through the printer as well as the back of my PC.

If you need more information to help me just ask, thanks.
 

A:Printer disconnects me from internet

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