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Laptop randomly losing Internet connection

  1. #11

    England, Northamptonshire
    Posts : 536
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

    Hopefully that should fix things, if you don't get a disconnect within the next day or so then I would say this is solved

    Your testing on your friends network narrowed it down for me


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  2. #12

    Posts : 7
    Windows 8

    Happened again last night after an hour or two, changed to WPA 2, haven't d/c'd since. Again, thanks for your help, this problem had me pretty stressed but now it is definitely fixed
    Last edited by Dkennedy343; 10 Aug 2013 at 08:54. Reason: Mispelling
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  3. #13

    England, Northamptonshire
    Posts : 536
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

    No worries . Forgot to mention, when you change the wireless security you may need to reconnect all your devices again with the new key

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  4. #14

    West Valley NY
    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1 64 bit operating system

    Laptop randomly loses internet connection

    Keep getting disconnected from internet ( goes from connected to limited)
    It happens with roadrunner, DSL and verizon hot spot
    I reboot or disconnect and reconnect to recover.
    I also did a restore with didn't help.
    I disconnected my anti virus (trend) didn't help)
    I have windows 8.1 dell Inspiron 17 5000 series
    Processor - Intel i7-4510U cpu @ 2.00 8GB Ram
    64 bit operating system

    Thanks Dave
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