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Wireless Internet keeps disconnecting and causes the computer to freeze!

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by kittypaw876, Apr 10, 2010.

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  1. kittypaw876

    kittypaw876 Thread Starter

    Apr 10, 2010
    The internet keeps disconnecting on MY computer only. Everyone else in the house has excellent connection and mine just comes and goes. It mostly disconnects when i am watching videos.

    Also, every time the internet disconnects, my computer freezes and i have to ctrl+alt+del and restart it. Everytime i restart it, the internet works again until i watch another video and start all over.

    What's going on here? I cannot be restarting my computer 10 times a day![​IMG]

    Also, when the internet goes and i terminate firefox/ie with task manager, the internet reconnects but the computer moves reeeeeally slowly. If i try to relaunch the browser, it automatically disconnects until i am forced to reboot.

    (Windows XP)
  2. TerryNet

    TerryNet Moderator

    Mar 23, 2005
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    Do you have the same problem with an ethernet connection?

    (From a JohnWill post)

    TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2 or SP3.

    Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt.

    Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

    Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log

    Reboot the machine.
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