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Windows 7: keep getting error "default gateway is not available"

15 Oct 2011   #1

windows 7 home premium 32bit
keep getting error "default gateway is not available"

I keep running into this issue with windows 7 and its quite irksome. several times a day, my internet would cut out and id get an error the default gateway is not available, then windows fixes it. my laptop is wireless also, with win7, but i never get that problem.

I tried updating the driver to my network card, but when i did that, my Xbox 360 would no longer connect to my PC for streaming. so i rolled back.

I have an older HP Pavilion desktop and a RealTek RTL8139 wireless network card. the card worked just fine on XP.

My IP and DNS are set to obtain automatically.


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01 Nov 2011   #2

windows 7 home premium 32bit

anyone? i've done tons of searching for fixes on this, and sometimes, the options or menus aren't even available to me to access
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 keep getting error "default gateway is not available"

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