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Windows 7: Issues with wired Connection


01 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Issues with wired Connection

I have a windows 7 Ultimate 32b in a core duo 4.4 ghz, 4 gb ram the network adapter is an atheros 8132, the issue that I am seeing is that everytime I boot I cant reach internet, I have to disable/enable the adapter to get a valid IP instead that limited connectivity, any Ideas? I've searched over all the forum without luck...

Any ideas????

Thank you!


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01 May 2010   #2

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

HI there, it was a known issue with windows 7RC beta. I hope you are using the final release and not Windows 7 beta. open cmd and type netsh winsock reset catalog and press enter. Open device mgr and uninstall the network adaptor. Then reboot your pc. See if it works.
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01 May 2010   #3

 
This happening to me as well

I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. I sometimes lose my connection and have to shutdown and restart to get my internet connection back. Stops working for no apparent reason. I disabled and enabled connection, which sometimes works. The other weird thing is it looks like it's connected. Is this a known issue?
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01 May 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by user99 View Post
I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. I sometimes lose my connection and have to shutdown and restart to get my internet connection back. Stops working for no apparent reason. I disabled and enabled connection, which sometimes works. The other weird thing is it looks like it's connected. Is this a known issue?
Yes this is a common problem and usually relates to the eithernet driver or it can also be a router problem. Changing the driver or updating the routers firmware usually will fix the problem. You can also try doing what Denish said.
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01 May 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I was able to run the command successfully restarted, reinstalled buy itself, and it worked only once, then the same issue.

I tried to upgrading the Network driver, restarting and issue continues...

i have windows 6.1 build 7600
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01 May 2010   #6

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

I am using an Atheros wireless inbuilt card also on my laptop (but different model no.) and experience no problems -- as others have said, could this not potentially be an issue with your router? Which router/modem are u using?
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02 May 2010   #7

 

I'm using ATT-router, which is a 2-wire gateway.
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13 May 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Nothing worked so far ty guys!
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13 May 2010   #9

 

I contacted 2wire, the maker of my router and they say nothing is wrong with router, it should be fine. UGGH! I did try one other thing and I seem to be doing much better. I went to Control Panel/Hardware and sound/ Device Manager
then to Network adapter right clicked on my adapter went to properties and in the Power Management tab, I had "allow this computer to turn off device to save power" checked. I unchecked and I seem to be better, it's happen way less, I get a problem once a while now not every day.
Maybe this will help you.
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13 May 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Is AT&T your internet provider? If so, call their help line and ask for technical support. They were able to resolve a problem I had when I first got their 2-Wire router. The talked me right through it.
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