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Windows 7: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller - Strange Behavior

12 Feb 2011   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1

I was searching around and this seems to fix the problem of the unidentified network starting up at system start up sometimes, which causes the non internet connection problems.

Click on the Start button then run. Then type cmd, then msconfig. Click on the Service tab and uncheck the ##Id_String1.6844f930_1628_4223_b5cc_5bb94b879762## string. After restarting it should be fixed. I deleted the other post, because this seems to be a fix for now.

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12 Feb 2011   #12

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Dumb me

Well, my problem is fixed... And I feel quite dumb. Somebody (not me, I guarantee you) unplugged the switch I had been using for a number of seldom-used peripherals and plugged my existing computer directly into the jack that goes to the router. I had plugged my new computer into that switch, never expecting it to be unplugged. When I discovered this, my face turned red - and I routed traffice properly. All's well now.
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11 Dec 2011   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I just finished building my new computer yesterday, and I can't seem to connect to the internet, either. I'm using a P67A-C43 (B3) Motherboard. Device manager is telling me that the Realtek Network Adapter is working, but obviously, it's not. I can only connect using an ethernet cable. Kenard's post isn't helping, because I don't even have the ##Id_String item in the Service Tab. Does anyone else know another fix?
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08 Jun 2012   #14

win 7 64 bit

I was having the same issue. I downloaded newest version of the driver 7.58.411.2012.

Download from Realtek

So far connection hasn't dropped. I had put a static ip in for trouble shooting. changed it back to dynamic now and it seems stable.
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28 Jul 2012   #15

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit
Link address has changed...

@mrfixalot: Thank you very much! I went to the ASUS website and downloaded their latest driver. It was version 6.0... My wife's computer kept losing the Internet connection. I knew it was the driver because the rest of our computers (mine and my two kids) always had a perfect connection. I googled and found this website with your answer. However, the link was broken. I dropped the "tw" off the link and it worked! Apparently, RealTek has changed its domain name to lose the "tw" off its address. Here is the current link where I downloaded the 7.58.411.2012 driver (which works! Yea!).


Thanks again mrfixalot!
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