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LAN connecting/reconnecting

Feb 11, 2008
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System Name Mace Windu
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Power Supply Corsair AX850 850W >90% EFF@300w-650w ~89%@Full Load
Software Windows 7 Ultimate x64
This may be a software fault, but my network connection will disconnect and almost immediately reconnect.

This can be really annoying when downloading something or talking over instant messenger. if there's anything anyone else has experienced or solved, i need some kind of resolve.



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Apr 29, 2006
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Sydney, Australia
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Try updating ethernet drivers.


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May 20, 2004
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Is this wired? Wireless? What devices? Does the LAN actually say it disconnects or are we talking about your internet connection?
Apr 7, 2008
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Clermont, FL
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Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
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Could be your router. A simple fix would be to update the firmware of the router. Maybe even a hard boot of the router will work [unplug for 30 sec plug back in]

Could be your ethernet port is faulty or needs drivers to be reinstalled.

And not so likely could be a fault Ethernet cable.but that isn't likely.


If it is wirless, you could be too far away from the access point.

Update/re-install the drivers for the wireless adapter.

Make sure you dont have anything that could interfere with the connection between you and the access point. [i.e. a microwave]
Sep 8, 2006
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Pacific N.W.
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Check network adapter in device manager,under power management tab,uncheck let computer allow to shut of device? maybe? worth a try!
Sep 14, 2008
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Bradford, PA
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Case Unknown
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair TX650W
Software Windows 7 Home Premium
If your on a router, then disconnect the router, and plug whatever computer into the cable/dsl modem.

If the problem is gone, then the problem is the router, and if it continues, then you might wanna get a new lan cable, and see if that helps ;)
Feb 19, 2006
538 (0.12/day)
Processor Intel i7 920
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Display(s) 2408WFP
Case Corsair 800D
Power Supply Corsair HX750W
Does it lose the connection all together? like a little icon pop up in the bottom right corner?
Try a different cable if you have a spare one lying around.