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Default Gateway issues (old hardware)

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    Default Gateway issues (old hardware)

    So I have an old PC I use as a Media PC.

    MB: Asus p5e-vm hdmi
    CPU: Intel Core2 E7500 2.9GHz
    RAM: 6GB

    Has a few hard drives and runs all day.

    My issue is it keeps dropping network connection.I right click and check the problem and it pops up Gateway and it has been fixed. This usually fixes it for an hour or 2 then does it again, but today I had to reboot the PC to get it to reconnect (witch feels like it takes hours compared to my laptop). Its plugged straight into the router. Asus doesn't even have drivers for Win 7 for the Mother board. If I cant get this sorted I'm going to have to scrap it and setup a new system and I kinda don't want to spend the money on that although it would be cheaper on my power bill.

    Any help would be great.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Check the power management tab for the adapter in device manager properties, make sure box is not checked to allow the machine to turn off the hardware to save energy. Try a different cable. Update the driver for the network card. Look in the ipv4 properties, advanced tab, put the address of the router in for default gateway.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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