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Hopefully, ONE of those above will work... There is a difference.Here's what the forum puts up every time you post."If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model Then none of the above 3 options solutions will work. hard to imagine.The only thing I've "changed", is to try google chrome browser. http://comvurgent.com/xp-pro/xp-pro-intermitently-looses-connection-to-shared-printer.html

One thing to check first is IF the computer can TURN OFF the NETWORK ADAPTER to conserve power? ======================== 1.Control Panel, Network and Internet, Network and Sharing Center and click Manage The main culprit behind this type of problem is usually software, not hardware. I use Netgear Routers and Gigabit Switches. The workstations are running WinXP Pro all patched and with the latest drivers.

Now select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) in the list box and click on Properties. Windows 9x/2000/XPUNSUPPORTED NOTE: Windows 95/98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, and Windows XP are no longer supported by the Help Desk. But to see if there was more to this story. So if you have a Dell, go to support.dell.com, find your model and download the driver for the wireless card.

These products are no longer actively supported by Microsoft. On the laptop, open up the Device Manager and UNINSTALL the network adapter. but what could be? Vista was just as stable as the other 2/3 that were different versions of XP, Pro SP3, Media Center SP3, and Home SP3.

The Media Center being the wireless one. It seems you need tech support rather than a discussion. The computer (and hence the windows XP pro install) are fairly new (subjective...10 months.... It will, however, still see the server if the user has a drive mapped.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Then I have to go with hardware or malware. So you have to look at the age and test with a fresh install of XP and hope that something pops up to reveal what to change.-> Here's the thing. All are completely updated using McAfee and no firewall, using NAT for this simple network. No software has been added or deleted from the machines since Sept 2006, save for Microsoft Patches through update.microsoft.com.

So if updating the driver, resetting the configuration, and repairing the network connection don't work, then try to unplug the wireless router and plug it back in after about a minute. Wireless, which you say were always on should NOT hinder or drop the wired laptop connection? Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 23 total posts (Page 1 of 3)   01 | 02 | 03   Next + Follow this Discussion · | So you take your clues and reload the PC's OS and swap the boards you suspect.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - don't follow by brokn52 / September 16,

Gooday Dear ispalten: I think and I hope that it is solved. Read More Home About Contact Privacy Policy Thanks for your concern and advise, I really appreciate it. If it has logging capability, turn it on, and then look at it when the connection drops.

Now, perhaps it seems illogical to do it in reverse, but I'll set a few of them to DHCP mode and see what happens if they go offline. You'll need to visit the web site for the hardware manufacturer for your PC and download the latest drivers. These machines are not statically assigned but have a DHCP reservation from the server assigned to that MAC address.Try this...Take one of the PCs and set the address on the NIC weblink The problem is the Asus laptop internet connection is intermittent.

Two computers, one with strong wireless signal other weak I can only connect to the internet through an ethernet cable.. When the laptop works fine is the desktop off? Question, when the laptop is on, is the wireless desktop always on?

by brokn52 / September 13, 2012 11:01 PM PDT In reply to: Since I can't see your system that is not a "fix".

you remind me of an old joke.... "doctor, it hurts when i do this. Wireless WILL drop for interference, and changing the channel will usually clear that up, but in NO WAY should it have anything to do with a wired connection? Generated Sat, 18 Mar 2017 14:04:33 GMT by s_hv1055 (squid/3.5.23) Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories GPU HIERARCHY CPU HIERARCHY Irv S.

RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows Vista (Solved) - Internet connection intermittent or drops by itself in Win Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. My image is showing Local Area Connection, but you should see Wireless Network Connection if your computer has a wireless card.  Finally, it's a good idea to check the TCP/IP properties We can use the internet connection, but we cannot access resources on the server and our printers.