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Intermittent Wireless - Default Gateway Not Available

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8

    Intermittent Wireless - Default Gateway Not Available


    Hi all,

    Every 5 - 20 minutes on my CenturyLink home internet, I get Limited access internet only. Troubleshooting or turning on / off airplane mode typically solves it.

    I tried Device Power Management (not allowing it to turn off the adapter to save power) but that hasn't helped. I disable / re-enabled the device (Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230)


    Windows IP Configuration


    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Laptop-De-Holly
    Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
    Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
    IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No


    Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 12:


    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 84-A6-C8-FE-82-CA
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes


    Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:


    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 84-A6-C8-FE-82-C9
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.5(Preferred)
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Sunday, May 19, 2013 12:09:23 PM
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Monday, May 20, 2013 12:25:46 PM
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
    DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
    205.171.2.25
    NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled


    Ethernet adapter Ethernet:


    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : 00210.geek.local
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Qualcomm Atheros AR8151 PCI-E Gigabit Eth
    ernet Controller (NDIS 6.30)
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 08-60-6E-08-77-53
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes


    Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:


    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:9d38:6ab8:2cfe:19ed:b825:8e47(Pref
    erred)
    Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2cfe:19ed:b825:8e47%18(Preferred)
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
    DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 553648128
    DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-18-77-19-FE-08-60-6E-08-77-53


    NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled


    Tunnel adapter Reusable ISATAP Interface {41F5E960-1DF3-42FF-8CF6-82ABAF786155}:




    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes


    Tunnel adapter isatap.{45283168-D19A-43D2-AE75-D6CB246CB08E}:


    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #7
    Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
    Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 446
    Win 8 64-bit


    You're not alone, however as far as I'm aware no-one has managed to find out what causes it. I think this was the latest thread on the issue, but as far as I know is still unresolved:

    HP Envy dv6 dropping the LAN and WIFI connection
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Well... This only happened recently as I moved and got a new router from Century Link and had to set up all new internet. I may have to get on the phone with them... *shudder*
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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