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Yodasmaster
2 Iron

Internet not working on startup half the time.

Hey guys,

 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.

Any advice? 

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SixgillT
1 Nickel

Re: Internet not working on startup half the time.

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.

SixGill T

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Lariat84
1 Nickel

Re: Internet not working on startup half the time.

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.

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AlexRichman
1 Copper

Re: Internet not working on startup half the time.

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.)

Cheers,

Alex.

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7Leagueboot
3 Zinc

Re: Internet not working on startup half the time.

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?

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AlexRichman
1 Copper

Re: Internet not working on startup half the time.

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?

Cheers,

Alex.

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AAA737flyer
3 Cadmium

Re: Internet not working on startup half the time.

Try uninstalling it from Device Manager, restart computer, and allow Windows to reinstall it.

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