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BruceTR
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Red X, Local Area Connection, Loses Connection, Spins, Reconnects

XPS 8700, Windows 7, using an Ethernet cable.

The Internet Access icon (in the system tray) will display a red X, then the icon will show spinning, then the icon will appear normal. It takes about 10-seconds for the entire process to occur.

During this time, connectivity to the Internet is lost. I'm using an Ethernet cable to connect.

Typically, it occurs when I'm asking for lots of data rapidly (e.g., flipping through online photos quickly or streaming a large video).

It always fixes itself. But, it's disruptive to my surfing... and annoying.

How might I fix this? Thanks.

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RE: Red X, Local Area Connection, Loses Connection, Spins, Reconnects

You might get a better response if you re-post this in the Networking forum.

Ron

   Forum Member since 2004
   I am not a Dell employee

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