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Windows 7: Grave issue with internet/network connectivity on start

12 Jan 2010   #11
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Well i'm really stumped now. That blue circle at startup is nothing more than trying to connect. I don't think this is a network issue though.


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12 Jan 2010   #12
dtdee

Windows 7
 
 

shot off an email to microsoft tech support. See if they've got any idea.
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12 Jan 2010   #13
Ch@n

 

blue circle at startup, NIC is basically trying to establish a connection and when it cant, it keeps on circling. Either NIC, Modem, ISP or Firewall issue.
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12 Jan 2010   #14
dtdee

Windows 7
 
 

Just posting a possible solution, after trawling the forums all night.

Turned my computer on and it seems to be working. I had to change the power management options in my network configuration to prevent windows from turning off the device to save power. Not sure it it's a once off, but hopefully it has corrected the issue.
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12 Jan 2010   #15
Ch@n

 

Thought so..gud m8. ur hardwork has finally paid of.
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