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Windows 7: Losing internet on resume from sleep

07 Aug 2009   #1

Win7 / XP
Losing internet on resume from sleep

I have been having problems with Win 7 64 bit build 7100. When I resume from sleep my ethernet connection no longer functions. Sometimes I can get Windows troubleshooter to reset/restore the connection, sometimes not.

I have an ASUS M4A78T-E motherboard with an Atheros ethernet controller.

Also, after the failure to connect, the PC won't shut down (I have to do a hard shut down by holding the power button down for 5 seconds). Then I have to restart, go into "safe" mode, shut down, and restart again to get internet connectivity again.


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07 Aug 2009   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

have a look at your network properties and, if you already haven't done so, try unticking the box marked below.

hope this helps!

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07 Aug 2009   #3

Win7 / XP

Perfect! Problem solved. That was easy. Thanks Mickey!
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07 Aug 2009   #4
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

i''m glad to have helped! happy networking!
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30 Jan 2011   #5

win 7 pro 32

hey, I'm having the same problem. whenever my computer returns from sleep mode, the internet connection is out, the computer can't detect any network adapters, and I either have to unplug the ethernet and plug it back in or (if that doesn't work) restart the computer.

I unchecked the network properties box you mentioned when this first started occurring a few weeks ago, it worked for a while but not anymore.

any suggestions?
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