lan problems with xp

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pr20

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i have a cable internet connection which connects through a LAN.when i use win xp as the operating system the internet works fine for 3-7 days then it stops connecting to the gateway.the error message i get i - cannot contact the server.if i connect the the same internet cable to another pc having win98se or win2000 then it works fine.
what might be the problem.
please help me out.
i have checked my system for viruses and did not find any.
I HAVE NOTICED ONE THING.THE SENT PACKETS IS ACTIVE BUT THE RECEIVED PACKETS IS INACTIVE(NO DATA IS BEING RECEIVED-ONLY ONE LIGHT IS BLINKING)
i am using win xp professional
please help me out.
WHEN I TYPE IPCONFIG/ALL THE MESSAGE I GET IS:

Host Name . . . . . . . . . :siodraven
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . : 172.31.0.7
202.56.250.5
Node Type . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
NetBIOS Scope ID. . . . . . :
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . : No
NetBIOS Resolution Uses DNS : Yes

0 Ethernet adapter :

Description . . . . . . . . : Realtek 8139-series PCI NIC

Physical Address. . . . . . : 00-49-F4-B7-98-9A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
IP Address. . . . . . . . . : 172.31.144.10
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . : 172.31.0.7
Primary WINS Server . . . . :
Secondary WINS Server . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . :
Lease Expires . . . . . . . :


PLEASE HELP ME OUT
 
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hai,
As u hav specified that ur using XP pro so pls check that ur personal firewall is disabled or enabled , if it is enabled then disable the personal firewall .
 

pr20

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ravi9441 said:
hai,
As u hav specified that ur using XP pro so pls check that ur personal firewall is disabled or enabled , if it is enabled then disable the personal firewall .
firewall is disabled
 

~Candy~

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Lease Obtained. . . . . . . :
Lease Expires . . . . . . . :


There should be some dates there.
 

pr20

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AcaCandy said:
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . :
Lease Expires . . . . . . . :


There should be some dates there.

there is no problem with that lines bcos i have taken a 1 year contract with them
 

~Candy~

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Those update on a weekly basis ;)

Doesn't matter how long you contracted with them.

Have you tried IPconfig /renew?

Where's BobC?
 
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