I have a new Toshiba laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium on it that is having issues with connecting to the internet via web browsers (IE & Firefox).
I'll be surfing the web for any given period of time, having full signal strength to the internet whether I'm using wi-fi or a cable...then the web pages will stop loading for no apparent reason. It eventually gives the message that the page was unable to load. It is not an internet connection issue, because other web based programs will continue to run, such as World of Warcraft.
In order to get the web browsers to work and load again, I have to restart the laptop. Normally restarting the laptop goes quickly, but sometimes when the browser issues come up, it can take several minutes to respond and restart.