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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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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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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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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
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\S... Read more

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Is this issue not fixable in Hijack This?

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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 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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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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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 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.

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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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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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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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 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.

A:Internet disconnects

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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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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Hey all, I'm having a issue where my internet will disconnect in middle of download and reconnect in like 10sec. I know its my computer cuz i can play on xbox live no problem all day. I'm running wireless it does not matter I can be wired and it will still do it. It does it while Skype,youtube downloading a file anything that requires a download and its very annoying. Its been doing it for months now and I don't remember when it started. It's not just here I took it to my parents house still did it. So i know its not my router. Any ideas?


Sorry seen I posted this is the wrong section.

A:Internet Disconnects While Downloading

What browser are you using IE?

Try using Firefox if so or vice-versa to try different download managers

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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 people,

Since a day or 4/5 my internet disconnects exactly every hour for a couple of secconds. I don't know how it started but its pretty annoying and i really would like some help with this problem, i searched the internet i've done a full antivirus scan couldnt find anything. I really would like some help with this.
Thanks in advance to people who are willing to help me out !

Regards,

senZ
 

A:Internet disconnects exactly every hour

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Hi,
I have a comcast high speed internet connection. I use a Motorola SB5120 connected to a Netgear WGT624 which feeds to a linksys VOIP router RTP300. I have a Dell PC (XP) connected (wired) to the netgear router and two laptops (one is a Windows 7 beta and other runs a Vista Ultimate) connecting via the wireless router. I never used to have any issues with my internet connection (wired ,wireless) until very recently.

Now, when I start my desktop, the internet works fine for a few minutes (random, usually < 5 mins) and then doesn't connect anymore after. But if I connect my laptop from the same netgear router using a wired connection, everything looks perfect there. I can see that there is something wrong happening with my desktop PC.

The wierd thing about this is that, if I connect to the internet immediately to some heavy duty bandwidth (remote connecting to my office PC) from my desktop, the internet connection remains, but I just cannot connect to any other site. It feels like there is some contention for the available bandwidth. I tried reinstalling the network drivers on my desktop, but did not help.

Any help is very valuable, since this is very frustating.

Many thanks.
 

A:internet disconnects but not on all connected PC's

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I am a new user an can't seem to find a similar question previously posted. Sorry if this is a duplicate.

1. I recently upgraded hardware and software: new hard drive, DVD/CD burner; XP Pro (clean install).
2. I have a unique ISP -- Communicom Dial Return, i.e. download via cable, upload via dial-up modem. Cable is always on, the actual connection requires the dial-up.

Problem: Internet disconnects at 20 min. no matter if the brouser is in constant use, i.e. downloading updates, etc., email being sent, whatever. Modem log at Diagnostics Tab notes "Hardware hang-up due to lowering DTR" I'm not smart enough to understand what that means.
If I make any change whatsoever to the Internet connection options, my computer will not connect ('unable to establish connection' displayed in dial-up thread.) Can't return to original settings and reconnect...must delete the connection on Internet Tools and reinstall via the Connection Wizard.
There must be a setting somewhere that makes my modem (US Robotics 56K Voice PCI) and XP Pro and Communicomm compatiable and allows me to make normal, typical settings and control how the internet connection performs.

Any thoughts
thx -- rah
 

A:internet disconnects automatically

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Hi folks

I have recently started experiencing a problem where my internet connection disconnects when trying to download torrents.

My broadband provider is BT.

My internet connection is fine if I dont open the torrent program but as soon as I do it will disconnect after five or ten minutes. If I power down the home hub router and then back on the connection will reconnect but only for a short period of time.

I was using bitlord and then switched to microtorrent to see if the program was the problem but still see the same issue.

Anybody else have this problem or suggest what the issue could be? Is it BT disconnecting the connection because I am downloading torrents?
 

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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.
 

A:Internet Disconnects every hour.

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Hello, I recently started having problems with my internet connection where I'll be online (game or random browsing) and I will randomly be disconnected. I am hardwired through a wireless router. The most I run at one time would be Ventrilo, website in background, and WoW and this has never happened before until a couple of days ago. I attempted to switch ports and still same results.

I thought maybe it was the NVidia nForce Networking Controller and the WoW support forums suggested I go in Device Manager > Advanced Tab > Checksum Offload - Disabled, Speed/duplex Setting - Force 100 Full Duplex --- It also recommended I turn off the "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" option. I have done all this and to no avail. The NVidia nForce Networking Controller verison is 4.7.5.0. I am at a loss as to what to do from here on.

Let me know what information I can provide to help solve this.

Thank you!!!

p.s. - This took me 10 minutes to write while I was dropped here and there randomly.... the irony...
 

A:Random internet disconnects

Easiest thing to do is try being connected directly to the modem (bypass the router) or get another router and see if the same thing happens. I had this issue about a year ago, replaced my router and it's been solid since then.
 

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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 too am having problems with my internet connection disconnecting after about 30 minutes. I am using XP Home. I connect by an antenna on my roof receiving an RF signal (I think) or it might be a microwave signal. Anyway the cable comes down through the wall into my router. I have to power down the router and power it up again to reconnect. Anyone with ideas?
 

A:Internet disconnects every 30 minutes

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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Hi, I'm having a problem with the internet. I'm running windows xp and I am connected to a NETGEAR router, but that doesn't matter much, because I tried connected right from my modem to my computer, bypassing my router, and it still disconnects, so it's not the router. Every hour my connection to the internet just shuts off and comes back on almost instantly, maybe 5 seconds. So lets say I get on my computer at 11:27 AM it will cut off at 12:27 PM, 1:27 PM, 2:27 PM, etc. But, if I come on my computer at 11:55 AM, then it will cut off at 12:55 PM, etc.

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 I'm in an online game, I always disconnect at the hour.

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

I have tried going into my NIC and un-checking all the options in the power managment tab, still doesn't work. My lease expires 1 day from when it got it, not every hour.

Please help. Thanks.
 

A:Internet disconnects every hour!

i have a similar problem here too, the internet connection gets cut off from time to time. im with virgin media, using their latest cable modem. the modem connects to a wireless router D-Link DIR-615. then 3 computers connect to the network wirelessly. it's just very odd to see the browser cannot locate pages constantly...
 

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Hey all, First time poster on these forums. I was hoping to get new insight as to what might be causing the issues I'm having.

About a couple weeks ago I started to experience some internet troubles. It would be every 10 minutes, or every couple hours but I would get disconnect from the internet.

To start with the tray icon, it would mostly show the triangle over the symbol when this happens, yet sometimes it would say it was connected perfectly fine. In both circumstances, during these periods it would not be able to connect to the internet.

On my network, maximum of three of us, I am the only one that is hardwired in to the router with an Ethernet cord. The other two are wireless. We had gotten a new router from Bright House, a Ubee modem/router, and were not satisfied at all when this started happening. We purchased a new router to get gigabit Ethernet ports, and to give us 5GHZ wireless channels. After installing the new router, and setting the UBEE to bridge mode, the problem persisted. When the UBEE is in bridge mode though, and I connect directly to the modem I haven't noticed the problem. Although I have never been directly connected to the modem for any extended period of time.

I have seriously tried every solution that threads have offered saying that it may be a windows 7 problem, and none seemed to do the trick. So I am finally trying to reach out to you guys to hopefully receive some help. I have tried calling Bright House and they sent ... Read more

A:Everyone randomly disconnects from Internet

The problem lies somewhere in between your ISP and PCs.

Is this how your routers are connected?
ISP ----- Ubee wireless modem/router (bridge mode) ---- 2nd wireless router

Make sure you only have one dhcp server and the routers are not operating in the same channel. You can disable the firewall of your 2nd wireless router keep the firewall on on your modem/router. You dont need to use DMZ unless you are hosting some service to be accessed through the internet.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DMZ_(computing)
 

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Hi everyone,

I posted a while back that I was having frequent disconnects from the Internet with my DSL connection and a Westell 7500 modem. The problem is always solved by turning off the modem, waiting 1 minute, and turning the modem back on, although sometimes I have to do this a couple times. There are also periods of time when the Internet is extremely slow for hours.

I ran several tests from the website that was recommended and the results are below. The first is when the Internet was running decently well. The next 2 are when it was extremely slow.

http://www.dslreports.com/linequality/nil/2570317

http://www.dslreports.com/linequality/nil/2573289

http://www.dslreports.com/linequality/nil/2573301

My modem is plugged into an arbitrary phone jack and I use the wireless connection for my computer. There are no phones or other gadgets plugged into any other phone jacks. I did find the Telco box outside the house on the first floor but I did not want to plug the modem directly in because I would have to leave it outside hanging somehow in the cold and I didn't want to play around with opening it and such.

Can anyone interpret what these tests mean and what is my next step? Thanks!!
 

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Hey guys, i have an Asus F6A, Vista business i duno if its 32 or 64 cos i duno wt that stuff is but ANYWAY.......recently have a problem for internet connection. I've heard about other people their internet disconnects randomly and you gota reset the comp for everything to go fine, but this only happens to me when my laptop is not plugged in.....so when it's not plugged in, after a while it'll disconnect, everything to do with the network is dysfunctional, eg. i can't open anything, very slow, or can't even detect other networks around. So...any ideas???
Thanks!!!
 

A:Internet disconnects whenever not plugged in?????

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I have a Speedcom+ Broadband Router (RT514AD), connected to a Motorola cable modem and 2 computers (each running Win98SE). Everything works fine for about 1 hour, then my internet connection is lost, and I have to press the reset button on the router, which then sorts it out (but only until the next hour).

I've looked for a firmware upgrade, but can't find find technical support for this product anywhere (it was the cheapest after all!). Is there anything I can do to make the connection more stable?

Ed
 

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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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so i was on my computer about a week ago,doing normal things like web browsing and the such,when suddenly my internet disconnects,thought the signal blacked out for a second so i wasnt bothered,so i carry on,then a few hours after that it happens again!,i dont know what is going on but it happens very frequently,sometimes even it disconneects and then reconnects it disconnects again! which is ridiculous,the wierd thing is,my connection goes,but still says its active in the corner,even though its not,i get disconnection messages on my games,when i try to open a new tab it cant reach the homepage,it says it cant connect to the internet etc.

im worried about my conection atm since i get the feeling somebody is either,watching it,tampering it,or even a DdoS(probably not likely) but what should i do? thanks!

Sam
 

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