In the last month or so I have been experiencing a weird problem. On start up I have no internet access half the time and I will have to do a restart to get it to work. Some times i have to restart 2 or 3 times before it will connect. When the internet is not working things like iTunes wil hang and not launch.
Are you sure it is a computer issue and not a router/modem issue? Either way, there are just too many possible causes for a connection/no connection issue. Probably a better question for a networks forum.
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My new Aurora I got yesterday does the same thing, and its not a router/modem issue. The computer can boot up and it doesnt recognize the network adapter, doesnt even show up networking adapter settings. Sometimes I have to reboot the computer 2-3 times before the adapter shows up, onboard that is.
The wireless adapter installed works everytime.
I've been having exactly the same problem with my 1ish year old Dell XPS. Did you ever find a solution to your problem?
(I realise that this something of a longshot seeing as the original post was made last year, but i'm pretty desperate.)
Me too. It started about 5 days ago. I'm not desperate for a solution because Windows troubleshooter resets the connection with ease but I am curious to know what is causing it. A recent Windows update perhaps?
Fairly sure that it wasn't caused by a windows update.
I've followed the advice of several other forum posts by installing the most recent network drivers etc to no effect.
This would suggest that it is a hardware issue?