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Windows 7: Another network cable unplugged

02 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Sony Vaio Laptop causing network cable unplugged on desktop PC


I realise many people are having this issue and there any lots of threads about it all, which i have spent hours looking through forums for answers but I am not that computer savy to understand it all...Haven't really come accross the same scenerio as i am having, so here it is:

Just brought a Sony Vaio Laptop running Win 7 home Premium. Have a desktop computer running xp which is connected to modem and router...Am running a D-link DSL-502T and Linksys wireless-G broadband Router, model :WRT54G.

My issue is i can connect to the wireless network through the laptop but when i switch the wireless switch on the laptop every few minutes the desktop PC will drop the connection and display network cable unplugged, then goes back and fourth connecting and disconnecting every few soon as i flick wireless switch off on laptop all is fine again.....wireless works as have another laptop running windows 7 pro and can connect mobile phone through wireless and ipad etc...I have had the internet load web pages but connection doesnt stay on...Does the same thing when i try connecting directly using network cable.

May be some easy answer? I honestly do not no where to begin. Thanks.

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03 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I updated firmware and appears to be working fine.
I had looked at doing that before i posted on forum but when i went onto routers website there was no update for version i had....then for some reason i got onto the UK home page instead of the US and there the correct version firmware was to download.
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