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Limited Wireless network Connection

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    Limited Wireless network Connection


    Hi folks
    I am using Windows 8 consumer Preview I Upgraded form Win 7 , I am now having a problem with my wireless network connections, (once connected to the router it stays connected,) but on booting it show that I only have limited connection and would not connect to the internet.
    I then have to run a diagnostic and allow windows to fix the problem every time I boot the PC (an Acer Aspire 6920g). I have deleted the Lan drivers and wireless drivers and reinstalled them about 4 times now, I have also not installed the drivers to allow windows to install it's own driver, the result is the same. I have even purchased an external TP-link high gain USB wireless device, results are the same, Limited connection, run diagnostic to fix etc. and that sorts the problem every time.
    Has anyone got any ideas or have encounter this before

    PS I am sitting about 3 metres from the router with full signal strength

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    You might try right clicking the drivers and install them using the various compatibility modes.

    That's about all I can think of until some new Windows 8 drivers come out.
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