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Windows 7: Losing ethernet connection after reboot

17 Jan 2011   #1
Lesturnage

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 
Losing ethernet connection after reboot

After I reboot due to program updates or other reasons, I lose my ethernet connection on my modem. To get it back I have to turn off the modem and then turn it back on. This always works, but takes time. I have tried several suggested solutions, but none worked. Anyone having similar problems with Windows 7 Home Premium?


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17 Jan 2011   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Try updating your Ethernet adapter driver,

try another cable,

replace your modem.
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17 Jan 2011   #3
Lesturnage

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 
Been there, done that

I have already done all those things, but none of them did the trick.
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17 Jan 2011   #4
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Dell doesn't specifically support Windows 7 on that computer. How/where did you find updated driver for the Ethernet adapter?

If it's intergrated on the motherboard then you might also need an updated chipset driver.
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