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No Internet Connection After Boot UP or Wake Up

Q: No Internet Connection After Boot UP or Wake Up

I don't have an internet connection after boot up or after I wake the system up from sleep. This happens just about everytime, the troubleshooter have no problem fixing it every time. There is nothing wrong with the network as I still get a dial tone on the telephone.

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A: No Internet Connection After Boot UP or Wake Up

Quote: Originally Posted by BruhthaKuga


I don't have an internet connection after boot up or after I wake the system up from sleep. This happens just about everytime, the troubleshooter have no problem fixing it every time. There is nothing wrong with the network as I still get a dial tone on the telephone.


BK

Could you tell us abt your network config and wifi/nic?

Ken

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I apologize for asking this question yet again, because I know a lot of people have had the same issue before. I made this account specifically to ask for help.

After my computer wakes up from sleep mode it takes 2-5 minutes for it to successfully connect to the a wireless internet connection. However, when it's a fresh boot-up (whether after a shutdown or restart) it connects automatically. I know it's not my router because it happens wherever I am, not just at home (i.e. college campus, friends' houses, etc.). I have reinstalled the drivers for my computer (Intel R Wifi Link 1000 BGN), deleted and rediscovered all of the wireless profiles, and played around with permissions for the Wlansvc file (someone said it fixed their problem?). I'm still getting the delay. I'm at a loss and would really like the issue to be resolved.

I've been dealing with this since Aug. 2011 and I've only had the laptop since July 2011. If anyone has any suggestions, they're much appreciated, and if you need additional information I'll supply what I can.

A:Windows 7 64bit, delayed connection to wireless internet upon wake-up?

I actually had the same problem on my HP laptop at home. I solved it by updating wireless driver to newer version, but I see you've done this.

I recommend you try different driver versions, even if they are slightly older. Also check windows optional updates to see what it offers.

You can also take a look at your power options and turn off the ability for the OS to put the device to sleep. Also check device manager and look for the WLAN adapter. There should be power options there.

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I am on Cablevision using Windows 7. I have not had a problem with me LAN set up until now, however, just recently I got a new router (other than that, nothing has changed, and I can connect wireless to the router. Whenever the computer is left alone for a while and then I come back to it, the internet connection is null. The icon in the system tray auto switches sporadically from exclamation point to working, however in both cases there is not internet connection. Only after 5 minutes to as much as 20 minutes does the internet finally work. Once in a while, it will kick out while I am using it, but not too much at all. Mainly it only has problems "waking up" after it's been left alone.

Here's my setup: Modem > Router > Switch > Desktop. Yes, I've tried restarting all of them, removing the router altogether, and used different Ethernet cables, to no avail. Also, the switch houses LAN connections to my Xbox 360 and PS3, which both work perfectly connecting to the net.

Judging this evidence, I can only assume that Windows 7 and/or motherboard is at fault. What can I do to fix this? Is this a rare occurrence?
 

A:Have to Wait for Internet Connection to "Wake Up"

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I am on Cablevision using Windows 7. I have not had a problem with me LAN set up until now, however, just recently I got a new router (other than that, nothing has changed, and I can connect wireless to the router. Whenever the computer is left alone for a while and then I come back to it, the internet connection is null. The icon in the system tray auto switches sporadically from exclamation point to working, however in both cases there is not internet connection. Only after 5 minutes to as much as 20 minutes does the internet finally work. Once in a while, it will kick out while I am using it, but not too much at all. Mainly it only has problems "waking up" after it's been left alone.

Here's my setup: Modem > Router > Switch > Desktop. Yes, I've tried restarting all of them, removing the router altogether, and used different Ethernet cables, to no avail. Also, the switch houses LAN connections to my Xbox 360 and PS3, which both work perfectly connecting to the net.

Judging this evidence, I can only assume that Windows 7 and/or motherboard is at fault. What can I do to fix this? Is this a rare occurrence?
 

A:Have to Wait for Internet Connection to "Wake Up"

woops double posted. can't find an option to delete?
 

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W7 PC wakes up from sleep every few minutes. It didn't use to. I am the builder / owner / sole user. Investigation done so far at the DOS prompt to establish the cause:

powercfg -devicequery wake_armed
(no results returned)

powercfg -waketimers
There are no active wake timers in the system

powercfg -lastwakeWake History Count - 1
Wake History [0]
Wake Source Count - 0Other ideas to try and establish the cause with please?

Many thanks.

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When I know that I won't be using my PC any time soon I turn it off. However, when I got to turn it back on I notice that I don't have an internet connection.

Yes I did:
Check my other (wired) PCs and they were fineCheck that my ethernet cable is plugged in - I also unplugged and plugged it back in (no difference)Log in and try to load up Google in case the connection was there, but the indicator was lagging or whatever (no difference)Try to do a ipconfig /renew (no difference)

In the end, what worked was for me to restart my computer and the connection would magically be there.

But the thing is, this has been happening to me every single morning for the past two weeks. Sure I could leave my PC on, but I did not always have this issue and leaving it on won't really fix it ...

Has anyone come across this issue before?
P.S. I am using Windows 8.1 Pro Preview

tl;dr
Internets not found when PC turned on.
Reboot PC fixes problem.
Need solution.
Thank you.

A:No internet connection on boot-up

Try downloading the latest LAN drivers for your Gigabyte P67A-UDP3-B3 GIGABYTE - Support & Downloads - Downloads - Motherboard

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I'm running a 2004 Dell Dimension 3000 with Windows XP(32) Home. I have a Cisco Linksys router and Emsisoft's Online Armor5.1 firewall. My active malware/virus protection is Microsoft's Security Essentials, Ad-Aware Pro and Emsisoft's Mamutu; and, I periodically scan the system with Malwarebytes, Spybot and MS Security Essentials. So far this has been a "one time" problem that I "fixed" by rolling the entire system back (about a week) to the my last full-system backup. The problem occurred after using the computer each day for about 4 days after the backup (but before the roll-back). Then, right after booting up, neither of my browsers (Google Chrome & Microsoft IE8) could access the Internet -- they just sort of "timed-out". I entered a few Ping commands -- there was no response at all (not even a "time-out" indication). Then, I contacted my Internet Service Provider. After running a few checks, they assured me my system was "connected and properly configured for the Internet, but not sending any data". They referred me to a local "computer service" company. I was reluctant to do that (never had to yet!), so I did the only thing left: rolled the system back to when everything was working properly! Three or four days have passed since then,and all is well. I re-ran the "periodic" scans after the roll-back, and, again, no "threats" were found. Is this a time to &... Read more

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Is there a way to wake a computer in S3 mode when using RDP? I like my pc to sleep to conserve power, but I need to access my PC from work and I don't want to leave the PC on all day if I don't have to.

Thanks in advance,

Washy

A:Wake PC on RDP connection?

Enable Wake On LAN in BIOS and/or Device Manager.

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Hi, probably a simple answer to this, when I boot-up, my internet conection box appears without opening IE or Outlook Express, anyone anyt clues as to why?

Have posted list from Startuplist below.
Thanks

StartupList report, 19/02/2003, 10:18:54
StartupList version: 1.51
Started from : G:\STARTUPLIST.EXE
Detected: Windows 98 Gold (Win9x 4.10.1998)
Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)
* Using default options
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Running processes:

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\EPSON\EBAPI\SAGENT2.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\AVGSERV9.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZONELABS\VSMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RPCSS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATIPTAAA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\LVCOMS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\AVGCC32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINPORTRAIT\WPCTRL95.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINAMP3\WINAMPA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\STARTER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\QUICKCLEAN\PLGUNI.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINPORTRAIT\WPWATCHD.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\DIRECTCD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RunDLL.exe
D:\PROGRAM FILES\DESKTOP_ARCHITECT\DATRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MCAFEE\MCAFEE SHARED COMPONENTS\INSTANT UPDATER\RULAUNCH.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ZONE LABS\ZONEALARM\ZONEALARM.EXE
D:\PROGRAM FILES\SEC\NATURAL COLOR\NATURALCOLORLOAD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\... Read more

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I have a Win10 PC (connected via cat5 Ethernet) that will only connect to the internet after running the ipconfig release & renew commands. This started when a electric heater caused a short in the power-strip & everything that was connected to it shut off. This included the modem & the PC. A second PC is hard-wired connected to the modem & doesn't have this issue. It was connected when the short occurred. This problem persists even after the following has been tried: 1. Replacing the original Ethernet cable with a new one. 2. Using a different Ethernet port on the modem. I am thinking the internal ethernet port in the PC could be the problem.

Thanks in advance.
 

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Hi All
I wonder if anyone can help me on this, I have Vista Ultimate x32 all well apart from when I boot the machine the internet connection starts up really late good 5min after boot. The only security I have is AVG free addition and I have a router where this PC is connected through weir.
Any thoughts on this please, many thanks
Zed

A:Late Internet Connection at boot

I don't really have an answer but in some ways it's a good thing that you aren't connecting until after your other security software is in place.

You want the protection of the anti-virus and anti-spy/malware programs in place before connecting to the Internet.

How many programs do you have starting when you first boot up, if you have unnecessary things starting that can slow things down a bit.

Those are my thoughts with regards your problem maybe some of the experts have other ideas

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Hi,

I have 2 PCs. I connect to the internet using a Lynksys Router to my ISP Cable Modem. My main machine for gaming and my kid's pc for learning.

I was getting some serious packet loss. So I ran AVG, Ad-aware and Trojan Remover. They found nothing on my main PC. I then ran some speed test @ broadband and found my connection was seriously low. I ran TCP Optimizer and still no change in packet loss. I called my ISP...they did a modem check and found that I had a severe packet loss and will be sending someone over in 2 days :(

They asked me to change my TCP/IP from Use the Following IP Address to Obtain and IP address automatically. Made those changes.

Now everytime I boot up my PC I have a long boot up time and I am unable to connect to the internet and my connection icon says "Acquiring Network Address." When I disable my internet connection I boot up as normal.

I am STUMP as what to do to get my machine back online. Any help would be a godsend!

Window XP - Professional Edition - Service Pack 2

A:Long Boot + No Internet Connection

Does you router have DHCP enabled?

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I just installed XP SP3 on the second hdd (drive D) on my computer. I can get the internet while I'm using Windows 7 on my C drive but not in XP. I'm using a Sprint Data card that's plugged into a Linxsys router. I need the internet to activate the copy of Spore I legally purchased (I hate DRM so much). I've already tried going to the create new connection wizard in the control panel. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
P.S. Sorry if this is the wrong forum to post this in. I wasn't sure where else to go.

A:Dual Boot Internet Connection

You may need a driver for your network card in XP. What card do you have? Mabbe we can find you and XP driver.

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When I turn on the HP laptop, I see the IVENT logo, then the screen goes dark for 30 minutes, then boots completely to reveal Windows XP. I can use the cd/dvd drive but cannot connect to the internet. There is a warranty, but Best Buy advises there are no hardware issues. They said re-loading Windows would fix the problem. I have performed all the restore and windows trouble shooting start-up fixes and those do not work. However, under device manager, the 1394 adapter "has a problem" and there are yellow ? under Ethernet controller, Multimedia Audio controller, Network Controller, PCI Device, PCI Modem, Video Controller and Video Controller (VGA Compatible)and an exclamation pt under SDA Standard Compliant SD Host Controller. I disabled the Video Controller and re-booted. Windows did recognize it, but says it is not working properly. I do not know what else to do and Best Buy is no help.
 

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I realize this has probably been posted before, but this is honestly the first time I am posting to a forum like this, because I am desperately trying to fix this problem. My computer will usually work fine with the internet up until I put it to sleep for about 15 minutes or more. Once I open my laptop back up and try to get on the internet it will take about 5 min before any page will load up. It will say that my computer is connected perfectly fine until I actually open my browser and after about 10 sec of a page loading it will pop up with the yellow exclamation point on my signal strength saying, "No Internet". Once I close the browser it disappears and looks like everything is fine again. It will repeatedly do this for about 5 min or sometimes more. I have updated all of my network adapters and I just can't find out what is wrong. I also tried using something called TCP Optimizer and it hasn't fixed the problem either. Can anyone please help me? Here is my system info :

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 840 @ 1.87GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8124 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 700364 MB, Free - 477784 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc.,
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled

Again any help would be really appreciated. Thanks.... Read more

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Hi everyone,

Never done this sort of thing so hope I dont break any rules. My Problem is trying to get an internet connection on both Operating Systems using a D-Link Wireless ADSL Router. I have a dual boot Vista Home Premium and XP configuration. When I boot using Vista the internet connection is fine but it will not work in XP, what am I doing wrong.

Regards
tajman

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I have Windows 98SE and XP on different drives. My current Internet connection is on Drive C (Windows 98SE).

How do I go about putting it on Drive D (XP) as well or can this not be done?

Thanks
 

A:Internet connection on dual boot system

You have to set up another connection separate from 98 in xp..
 

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I am running Windows XP and Linux Ubuntu on dual boot.
When I open into XP I cannot establish an ADSL internet connection, but can by wireless.
If I open into Ubuntu I can establish both ADSL and Wireless internet.
In Windows I have checked my Realtek Card in Device Manager - says working O.K.. When I try to open internet by ADSL the message is " trying to assign IP address " then limited or no connectivity" - if I try "Repair" message cannot establish IP address.
Clearly something is blocking my connection - but what ?

A:[SOLVED] Internet connection on XP Dual Boot

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

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Uninstall and allow windows to re-install the adapter and Driver
goto the device manager > Network Adapters > click on the [+] to show all the adapters

right click on the adapter and from the menu

remove/uninstall the adapter

Now restart the pc and allow windows to detect new hardware and re install the adapter and the driver
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lets see the following please

ipconfig /all

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the infomation above those entries

We would like to see the ... Read more

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Hello,

I have a dual boot windows 7 and XP PC (both 32 bit). I formatted the hard drive 3 weeks ago and installed fresh copies of Windows 7 (RC1 or 7100) and XP.

Everything was working fine until today, upon reboot, my windows seven stopped connecting to internet. I tried several methods in the control panel to connect without any success. So I went back to XP and the internet connects awesome. This confirms that there is no problem with the router or modem (I use a university T3 connection-sometimes go to 8 MB/sec!!!). I had a similar few days ago and I restarted the computer several times and it connected to the internet by itself. Zthis time it doesn't want to do it.

I was wondering if anyone has a solution to this problem. I really liked the Windows 7 and want to use it instead of XP. I have a custom built core 2 duo, 4 GB RAM (3.5 GB detected), 128 MB graphics card and 3 400GB hard drives.

Thanks for any help.

A:No Internet connection - dual boot Windows 7 and XP

Hello Dealove,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Have you tried doing a system restore to a point before the problem started? Info here if needed: System Restore

Hope this helps.

Gary

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Trying to figure out if this was just a coincidence or what. A few weeks ago, I installed Ubunto 10.4 to an empty partition on my hard drive. I am running Windows 7 on the primary. I used the windows installer to load it. The first attempt failed saying some files were missing. I did it a second time and all went well. I booted Ubunto and was chacking it out to see what it was like, going on the net etc. I rebooted back to Windows to look at something then went back to Ubunto. Still all was fine. My wife needed to use the computer so I went back to Windows. Later when I went back on to Ubunto and tried to go on the net, I got no connection. I looked at my cable modem and noticed mt pc activity light was not blinking as it should. All the other lights were green. I re-booted the modem, no change. I re-booted my pc, no change. I got the same result in Windows so I ran diagnostics on my network connection. All it came up with was a bad or missing Ethernet cable/connection. I kept messing with it trying to restore it but nothing worked. I uninstalled Ubunto to see if that would help- no. I finally ran my restore disks, that didn't help either although for a second or two while my machine was in the posting stage, the pc activity light was blinking normally only to go dark once Windows booted. My Ethernet "card" is integrated on the MB. and my machine is still in warranty so I didn't want to open the case if I didn't have to. I tried tech support through A... Read more

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I have Malwarebytes and MSE installed, I can't see any viruses or anything during scans, and everything seems to run fine with the computer with one exception.

When windows starts, the internet connection shows itself as busy, like it is trying to refresh, and MSE shows NOT PROTECTED. This continues for over 1 minute, possibly close to 2 minutes. Then they activate and everything is fine.

I have looked through my task manager, and I didn't notice anything odd, but this issue has me perplexed.

I am connecting directly to my router, this is a recent windows install (I did everything right).

Another thing I will mention, Intel RSTe also takes a little while to activate. Seems like it is not active for about 2 minutes, then it suddenly activates.

I searched, but everything I found had to do with performance issues, and that is obviously not my issue. The delay is the only thing that is burdening me, and I just want to verify that my computer is not compromised in any way.

Also, I have lurked for a long time here, this is an amazing forum with amazing people, thanks so much for all the help you've given me over the years.

A:MSE and Internet Connection take over 1 minute to activate on boot

Do you have homegroup running i believe i have seen similar threads where this can cause slow network starts on boot although i dont think it would affect MSE ?

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Hi, all. New here.

Brand new Asus U20A running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit.

This problem only occurs when the laptop is unplugged from AC power, so far. If I close the lid to hibernate or sleep, my wireless connection will not reconnect upon reopening the lid. I change the Power Saving option to keep the computer from turning off my wireless adapter. To no avail. Changed the lid-close settings to keep the laptop from sleeping/hibernating, but that doesn't solve the core problem.

After reopening the lid, as well, the FN+F2 key that would ordinarily toggle a connect/disconnect option on the wifi adapter does not help. Both the on-screen option and indicator light on the laptop respond, but it does nothing for my connection.

I can't even figure out in Windows where to turn on my wifi adapter without Troubleshooting, which doesn't help most of the time, aside from telling me to "plug in an ethernet cable". Well, duh. It won't even give me the option to connect wirelessly.

Ultimately, rebooting gives me my connection back. But this is not a solution. I should be able to reopen the lid and be connected, whether waking up from hibernate or sleep.

There is nothing wrong with my wifi service, so I can rule that out. There are multiple desktops and laptops that are working fine on the LAN.

My adapter is the Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) with an updated driver.

Please help! This is a fearsomely annoying problem.

A:Wireless connection dies after wake up

There's a place to change how power management controls the adapter under control panel. Go to Network and Sharing, then Change Adapter Settings. Look for the adapter then right click on it and select Properties. Click the Configure button and find the Power Management tab. Try disabling the option that allows Windows to turn off the adapter to save power.

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I m using hiren's boot cd to restore os.. but everytime I restore I face some problems..one is slow internet connection..i use edge modem & dap as download manager..but after restoring dap starts to downlaod slow & sometimes 0 speed..i can't understad what is going on..is this related to hiren's boot cd?

Plz Help
 

A:Slow internet connection due to Hiren's Boot Cd Restore

Hiren's is stolen software ....warez....and there have been reports of malware, trojans and virus associated with some sources.

Because you seem to be having issues since using Hiren's, I'd recommend zeroing out your hard drive and doing a fresh install.
Any data you save should be checked for infections.
 

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Hi all

Windows XP pro keeps clearing internet connection password on boot up.So I have to put in user name and password every time......Yes the check box Save password is checked.....Any ideas...

thx

Im using dial Up
 

A:Windows XP pro keeps clearing internet connection password on boot up

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Hi all, first I'd like to say I really appreciate the time you take to voluntarily help us people who are not so adept with computers - it's very kind of you!

I tend to try and keep on top of spyware by using adaware regularly, but the last 2 months I admit it, I've been slacking a little. The other day I opened up adaware and after a minute it shut my computer down. It did this a few times until i managed to stop the scan about 30 seconds in and quarantine what it found before it shut down. After I rebooted, adaware no longer shut down my computer, and I was able to quarantine the other 100 or so files (tracking cookies mostly!) it found, then I discovered that I could no longer connect to the internet. After restoring everything I quarantined and browsing for a whiel I read up on that awful SAHAgent.exe and I seem to have removed it.
However, part of my 'fix' was through a file a friend advised I used: Winsockxpfix.exe which I *think* I downloaded from this site: http://www.spychecker.com/program/winsockxpfix.html
So after having removed all of the sahagent components I could find and not being able to connect again afterwards, I used this program to repair what SaHAgent damaged and after about 20 seconds (my friend told me it was renewing my IP address or something) my computer was connected to the internet again.

Unfortunately though, each time I boot up my machine, it appears to take a while to fully finish everything. Let me try and explain: ... Read more

A:Delay on internet connection after boot up, after removal of spyware

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I am having an issue quite commonly reported wherein my Zbook 14 looses internet connectivity on waking up from sleep mode.NOTE: Please do not suggest the fix as per https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/laptop-loses-wi-fi-connectivity-after..., i have already done this several times to no effect whatsoever.This is totally spoiling my online experience as i need to occasionaly go into sleep mode when travelling and then back on..Hope I can get some intelligent suggestions.if this thread is monitored by HP reps i have ongoing warranty and happy to provide details on this.

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I run a windows 7 64 bit home premium machine with a Nvidia Quadro 440 graphics card as well as a Nvidia inboard GeForce 7025 card I installed windows myself and its been working great for the last two years until a few days ago. First it wouldn't shut down properly and got stuck on the logging off screen for about two hours. Then I noticed it needed some 10 updates, which after some effort I managed to install, all apart from one non essential Nvidia update that wouldn't for the life of me update, so I just left it. Then I noticed iTunes not being responsive, it took several attempts for it to recognise my iPod and after various attempts taking some six hours I finally got my iPod updated, i have the latest version of iTunes. I decided to have a go at fixing this. Long story short, I performed a clean boot and now, after I enabled normal start up again;
1) My aero theme has been disabled and is un available for selection,
2) I have lost my Internet connection and the set up wizard isn't working,
3) I can't perform a restore,
4) The windows update service isn't running,
5) And my audio driver seem to have gone too.
6) And when I try to restart the computer, it switches from logging off to shut down no problem, but then gets stuck on shut down.

I need help please, any will be appreciated

A:Clean boot disabled aero theme & Internet connection, help?!

Hello thys and Welcome to Seven Forums.
You have some kind of corruption in the system files. This could be signs of a failing hard drive. Here are a couple of things to try
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Press the start button, navigate to the Command Prompt or type cmd in the search box. Right click on the Command prompt in the Start Menu and select Run as Administrator. Type :sfc/scannow and press Enter. Let in run and fix errors if any. Also download Download Hard Disk Sentinel and use the free trial to check out the hard drive.
Report back and post screenshots of the hard drive health.
Geeks are like London Busses there will be another one along shortly with further advice.

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Fixing a friends computer. Issue seems very similar to this thread (i will PM Oh My in case he wants to continue the work he did with opticalwreck) : http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic467081.htmlI received this computer from a friend and was asked to fix it. Not sure what the original malwares were or what they did to fix them (I titled this Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.b as thats what TDSSkiller came up with)I can usually fix just about anything with a pc but this one just wont work. I did try a bunch of stuff(some of which i cant seem to undo <sigh>) and will list as much as I can remember Current issues:1. Can't run Combofix - Just noticed in one of the logs that the computer thinks that it is running Windows Server 2008 R2. When I go to Computer > System Properties, it shows Windows 7 Professional. Not sure why a couple of the logs show Windows Server 2008 R22. Can't get an IP address - I believe Winsock is damaged. The internet stopped working at some point during the cleanup. It was working when I started but there was issues with some sitesWhen I go to MSinfo32 > Components > Network > Protocol, it shows up blank. in an elevated command prompt, I get the following responses when doing the following commands:
netsh winsock reset
The system cannot find the file specified.

netsh int ipv4 reset
Reseting Interface, OK!
Restart the computer to complete this action.

netsh int ipv6 reset
There's no user specified settings to be reset.
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A:Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.b - Unable to get internet connection - Winsock might be damaged

I have a Norton Power Eraser XML and I know it removed something but not sure how to post it.

This was posted in error. This can be deleted.

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I finally downloaded and installed Windows 8 on my computer today. It has 3 hard drives, an SSD that has Windows 7, and two other drives that have media and other stuff. I shrank one of these volumes and created a new 50 GB partition for Windows 8. The install seemed to be without any glitches and I spent some time exploring the new OS.

After a while, I rebooted to go back to Windows 7 and the network adapter would not connect to the internet. I rebooted and went back to Windows 8 and it did connect to the internet. I should note that upon reboot, the screen was black to make the choice of OS, unlike when 8 first installed.

Basically I get the " Local area doesn't have a valid ip configuration " problem. I tried cycling the modem/router/pc with no luck. I reset the Internet Protocols as suggested but that did not help.

I uninstalled the adapter and let it reinstall in case it was a driver issue, no dice.

I did let Windows 8 do some updates if that is relevant.

Any ideas or suggestions? I appreciate any help.

A:Dual Boot Internet Connection Issue (Win8 connects, Win7 does not)

Update.
I gave up. I could not get it back online even after a restore so I did a fresh reinstall.

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Hi, i've tried everything, but there's no way to boot to EFI boot order from a Wake on LAN.It only boots to legacy boot order.Do you have any ideas? When using Intel Management Engine to wake up, all is OK. Thanks! 

A:Wake on LAN won't boot to EFI, only legacy

No one??

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I have this big problem since I have received my P50 (at least for one year now). It is a 7600HQ machine with a Quadro 1000M video card. Let's say I start my day by turning on the laptop. The laptop boots. I see the Windows login screen. If I wait a little the P50 crashed very hard. The screen shows the artifact in the screenshot I have attached but sometimes I see an even color (like yellow) instead of the artifacts. The whole system is frozen. The lights on the keyboard do not react (num lock for example). So I hard reset the laptop using the power button and this repeats for around 10 times before it is booted correctly. And after this: the P50 is rock solid. It stays on for days at a time. Multiple VM's running, 32GB memory, M.2 SSD. Fully functional. So I thought it was Windows and installed Linux. This showed the exact same behavior. Some things to consider: 1. Only happens when I turn on the computer after some down time2. Once up it is rock solid3. Seems to happen more when I connect an external monitor (immediatly after connecting the cable). Both DP or HDMI show the symptoms.But I have seen it happen while using the P50 on my lap.4. All updates installed via the System Update app of Lenovo. Inclusing all BIOS updates5. Tried the hybrid or dedicated options in the bios for the video card. No change.6. It does not happen all mornings. Sometimes it boots up fine on the first try.7. Never happens in the BIOS or boot up screen. Only when the... Read more

A:P50 Hard crashes on boot or wake up

Look in the  event viewer and see if there is a message at the time of the problem?

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I have just purchased an HP Pavilion desktop from Currys to replace my old desktop running Windows Vista.  Although faster than my old desktop to boot up, it performs miserably when compared to my HP Envy notebook.  When left for a while it takes 90 seconds to wake up when my HP Envy and the old Vista desktop are instant. Comparing with the HP Envy, both are running the same version of Windows 10 and have the same memory.  The only difference is the processor.  The Envy has  an Intel 2.60 GHz and the Pavilion has an AMD 3.6 GHz.  Both have had McAfee disabled and the only different software running is my email client, Windows Live Mail on the Envy and Mozilla Thunderbird on the Pavilion. On initial power up the Envy shows the welcome screen in 3 seconds, the Pavilion takes 90 seconds.  Wake up from sleep mode is instant on the Envy but 90 seconds on the Pavilion (but only 4 seconds if it has 'just' gone to sleep). I expected similar performance so I am dissappointed with the Pavilion.  Does anyone else experience this slow response?  Are there any settings I can adjust?  Could it be Mozilla Thunderbird? Any comments or ideas will be most welcome,Thanks.

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Hey !

I had a very very disturbing experience in which I was forced to shut down the computer, but failed and accidentally sent it to sleep.
Unfortunately, it never managed to wake up. It stayed during half an hour blocked early in the restarting process... I took my chance with a hard-reset.

And then it becomes insane. It gives me the cold shoulder, just hanging in a "Reverting changes" task. It's been a good while too.

I stand in awe wondering how is it even possible to break my setup like this. Considering the damn thing came with no restoring CD of any kind, on a scale of it's all fine to you're screwed, how exactly would you rate me ?

Thanks for helping !

A:Interrupted during wake up, can't boot anymore

It might have a recovery partition where you could revert it to factory settings.

If you can get into the bios enable the boot menu which should activate F-12 to show the boot menu on startup.
If so choose 10 & get into recovery options.

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Hi All,

I know this been sent couple of times before . but i just want to clearify something about this WOL over the internet .

I have a NetGear-DGND4000. am not sure how good this is to do the above task.

but from looking around the internet I had a look on some toutorials. and this is what i been doing . corect me if i am doing something wrong.

1- created a static address for the WOL machine i want to wake up 192.168.0.50
2-forwarded port 9 UDP
3- and i've done al lthe checks and made sure that the computer is able to wake up with the special packet as the toutorial is saying .


but i have no luck waking the machine up over the net but on my LAN i am able to do it with out a problem .


link to one of the toutorials i been looking at : How To: Wake on LAN / Wake on WAN - Step 1 - Enable Wake on LAN - SmallNetBuilder

if there is another way to do this please let me know .

one more thing can my router be suported with DD-WRT if anyone knows .

Thank you

A:Wake on LAN over the internet

What IP address are you using to wake the device over the internet? Your router will most likely have NAT installed therefore you will need to use the public IP address of that network and not 192.168.0.50

If you type into Google 'What's my IP' you should receive your public IP address

Hope This Helps,
Josh

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Hi!

I am able to Wake On Lan a remote PC - but only on the same LAN.

I would like to be able to do it over the internet or at lease to a different subnet for starters.

How would I go about it? I've opened port 9 in the router of the subnet for the remote computer's IP but it doesn't work. I've tried a couple Magic Packet sender programs but it won't work with any.

Please help.

A:Wake On Lan (over the internet)

Anyone, please?

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Hi!

I am able to Wake On Lan a remote PC - but only on the same LAN.

I would like to be able to do it over the internet or at lease to a different subnet for starters.

How would I go about it? I've opened port 9 in the router of the subnet for the remote computer's IP but it doesn't work. I've tried a couple Magic Packet sender programs but it won't work with any.

Please help.

A:Wake On Lan (over the internet)

You would need to be able to connect to your router public IP while away. Then have the computer at home set up in the bios for WOL. Not real good security. Nor do you want to start opening ports for no reason. Your router will do it on its own self as a case by case necessity.

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Here is what I get when I type ipconfig /all

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Tanya
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : gateway.9wire.net

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : gateway.2wire.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8187B Wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbp
s USB 2.0 Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-24-D2-A2-FF-4A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::a843:4ed6:a1d2:3540%11(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.255.53.64(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-33-CE-BB-D9
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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A:My internet connection says Local Only on Windows Vista wireless internet connection

Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.255.53.64(Preferred)Click to expand...

this occures when there is no response to the DHCP request.

First, disable the WiFi, cable a connection to the router and retry; what's the result?

While connected to the router, config it for the:
router address and DHCP range
wifi SSID, Channel
set a new admin password and save the settings.

Disable the wired interface, enable the WiFi and retry the WiFi connection
 

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Hi, I'm writing on the behalf of my brother, who's (desktop) PC is in the room as I write this on my laptop. We usually share our internet connection (I am still using it), but he is no longer able to connect.

In the past, he has gotten a "A network cable has been unplugged" message several times in seemingly random intervals, restarting his PC would usually fix this.

However yesterday he got a message: "This connection has limited or no connectivity" and his game (AlienSwarm at the time (through steam)) stalled out and he decided to restart the PC yet again, only this time after the reboot, he not only wasn't reconnected to the internet, he also couldn't find the Local Area Connection icon(s) in his Network Connections window, the only thing there is a "1394 Connection" which we have no clue about.

I'm gonna add my skype here if any helpful people need more info on this :P Feel free to add jaan.stern

Also I put this in the XP forum, because I wouldn't know which Network support subforum to use!
Thanks!

A:[SOLVED] Loss of internet connection, along with missing icons in Internet Connection

1394 Connection = firewire.

Start from 'go', ie, in Device Manager, uninstall his network adapter then reboot and set up a NEW network connection.


BTW - did he have any ports 'forwarded' etc?

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Hi all

I recently clean re-installed Win7 Pro 64 and now the Power Options keep reverting to High Performance every time I re-boot and even on wake up. If I set it to a power plan every time it works fine that one time.

I didn't make any changes to hardware/bios from previous install. The only change is that I first installed XP x86 to a separate redundant HD to enable a legacy scanner for which no 64bit drivers are available and I only boot into XP on an occasional as and when basis. I didn't make any changes to Windows boot manager & can only boot into it from F8.

I also downloaded a legacy game from Steam which is running happily on Win7. I rapidly decided that I hate Steam so I set it not to run at startup, only play offline and kill all associated process after closing the game. Again, I'm not running the game on a daily basis so it's unlikely this is affecting this persistant behaviour.

Grateful for any ideas.

Ian

A:Power Options change on Boot/Wake Up

Please Run sfc /scan now using option 2 in this tutorial: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Please post back the results.

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Before posting my question i feel that i must say this. SevenForums has become my exclusive source when looking for answers no matter how simple or complicated the questions may be... This is the only site that the answers are up to the point, simple, effective and to my experience always spot-on and correct. Thank you for beeing on the world wide web, you make a difference.

Now my question is this. I was always wondering if i could wake on lan my PC remotely i.e through internet. I am using a DSL line and i have the ISP gives me the option to have a static IP for free. So should i go for it? Will i be able to wake my home PC remotely, if i want to? What changes whould i make? Where to start?

Are there any alternatives (for not static IP) that are equally easy to set up and manage?

Also, would you advice me to go for the free static IP. Does it have significant other benefits apart from having a webserver at home (which i dont plan to, at least in the near future)?

Hence, my router has an option to wake on lan other pc's in the LAN. Although this is self explanatory i wonder if it also has to do something with the remote wake on LAN i am requesting info for.

Best regards,
Dionisis

A:Is it possible to wake on LAN remotely through internet

Yes you can wake a computer on LAN. Put only if it is in sleep mode. You have to edit the BIOS (CMOS) to enable wake on LAN.

Also now I think it is possible to WOL with teamviewer. Will post back and let you know.

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Hi all,
the past 2 weeks, I spent more than 24 hours searching for methods to wake on WAN but the tutorials were so confusing regarding the port forwarding.
I have already done wake on lan over local network or local wifi but I couldn't do that from outside my company.
Can someone describe how can I wake up my computers wherever I am using internet?
Thank you so much for your support.

A:Wake On WAN Via Internet From Anywhere Problem

Can someone help me, I am still stuck on this problem.
THANKS ALL!

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My desktop specs: http://www.techcomet.com/p/my-gadgets.html

I have a Linksys wireless-n router connected directly to my desktop's network card.

I have set it up so that when I send a magic packet over my network my desktop switches on from s3 sleep. Essentially, Wake on LAN is working fine over my wireless network.

What Wake on LAN does is send a "magic packet" to the "broadcast address" (192.168.1.255) of the linksys router. I also have to enter in my devices MAC address which means that the magic packet is only received by my desktop (and no other computer on the network).

Over the LAN WOL works fine. However, it is over the internet I am having a problem.

I have used DynDNS to set up a custom domain which connects to my external IP. The wifi router also has "DDNS" section where I can input the DynDNS settings so the router automatically updates DynDNS whenever my external IP changes. So, my domain stays the same (e.g. domain.dyndns.org) while my IP changes.

To ensure that my custom domain works when connecting to my PC, I have used VNC. I can connect over the internet to my computer and control it without any problems.

The problem I am having is that I am unable to use WOL over the internet.

I have searched the web and found a number of solutions that sometimes works and sometimes doesn’t.

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A:WRT160N - Wake on LAN over Internet

Try this site, they also have an Internet based WOL test to see if you can pass the magic packet and wake a machine on your network. http://www.depicus.com/wake-on-lan/
 

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hey guys.
i would like to know if its possible to wake up my desktop computer
from another computer not in the same network.

is this possible? i found some guides in the internet instructing to put an ip address and mac address.
but it won't work.

note: i am working with static ip.
and i have edimax br-6204wg router.

thanks

A:Wake on lan a computer over the internet.

It can be done, I managed it using a site called makeonlan.me, for some reason i cant get it to work any more, i cant remember full details but i had to forward a port on my router. Ill have a look when i get home see what i had to do.
I also managed it from my phone using a wake on lan app, im also using dynamic dns.

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I'm running an HP Pavilion g7 laptop with Windows 8 64 bit.
4GB RAM
AMD A6-4400M APU with Radeon HD Graphics 2.7 GHz processor
 
It currently takes 6+ minutes to wake up from sleep mode or boot up from being turned off.
 
I have run malware and antivirus and it doesn't seem to help.
 
Is there any help I can get to make it faster?
 
Thank you,
Ang

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I'm new to sevenforums and would appreciate the help of some of you. I have updated my user profile with all of the details and specs of my system that is having my issue.

Recently, my computer will not wake up from sleep mode. Once it enters sleep mode, the only way to get it functioning again is to hold the power button, completely shut it off, and then boot my system back up.

It appears as if everything starts back up once I open the lid or press the power button to wake it up, but the screen never turns back on. The fan starts up, the backlit keyboard lights up, the leds all blink, but nothing I try will turn the screen back on forcing me to press and hold the power button for a complete shut down.

I have reinstalled the latest Intel HD Graphics driver as well as the latest NVIDIA graphics driver (both the stable and beta release).

I do not get a blue screen or any sort of error. Upon the restart, I am not prompted with any error from windows or any signs of the forced shut down. I have been messing with this issue for a few days now and am asking for some help from the community here at sevenforums. If you need any additional info let me know.

Thanks.

A:Computer will not wake from sleep, hard boot only solution

Try the steps here: Sleep Mode Problems - Vista Forums

I would also work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Report back the results you find for more steps indicated.

As a last resort use the tool the pro's use to find the exact cause: Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace - Windows 7 Forums

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Hi,

I am running Windows 7 Pro x64 and I am having an issue where my computer goes into sleep mode, fails to wake from sleep, strangely resumes its state once I do a cold restart, and then after restarting again, refuses to boot.

Here is what's happening step-by-step:
Computer goes to sleep based on the time set in the Balance Power options scheme. Fine. Often, computer wakes up perfectly fine from moving the mouse or pressing a key. Fine. Very occasionally however, upon waking up the computer, the lights, keyboard lights, fans and everything else except for the display comes on. I am forced to do a cold shutdown by pressing the reset button. Upon booting up, Windows displays "Restarting Windows" rather than "Starting Windows" and resumes its state when it went to sleep. Strange but OK. Everything seems to work normally. The problems come in when I then do a shutdown or restart after it has resumed from the cold shutdown. The computer shuts down perfectly fine but during the next boot, freezes right during the animation of the windows logo and immediately restarts the computer and launches into the DOS-looking prompt asking whether I want to do a Startup Repair because the computer failed to boot.

I have tried Startup Repair from HD and from the Windows disc and neither have done anything. I am usually forced to just reformat everything and start anew. This problem recently started occurring after I installed an Intel X-25m 120GB ssd and put th... Read more

A:Windows fails to wake from sleep, then corrupts boot

Hi,

I just recently got hit with a similiar problem, it unfortunately resulted in a corrupted BIOS that is unrepairable, it ends up locked in a low power state. There is no one single reason why Windows fails to wake up, and it's kind of a common problem. From the research I've put into it, hardware and the version of Windows does not matter. You'll either suffer from it, or you won't. My recommendation would be to disable both your display and PC sleep settings, and stick to manually shutting down and a screensaver to completely avoid it before any possible hardware damage is inflicted, and until there is more information available on it. The CPU, mobo and PSU are the most likely to become damaged.

If you still wish to use Sleep, make sure all your drivers are up to date, along with Windows, might make a small difference.

If you have another system available to you, or are able to borrow a mates, go ahead and use it to test your hardware for faults incase your situation is hardware based, and not failed coding on Microsoft's part. Also on that note, try removing your SSD for a week or two (or however long it usually takes before your system decides to sleep in) and see if it solves it, and post back with results.

I would still keep an eye on here, no less, incase a solution comes to light. Go ahead and do some Google searches on the issue, the plethora of possible fixes people have tried may work for you.

If possible, can you recall anything else you have ... Read more

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