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My laptop keeps shutting down whenever i connect the internet

my laptop keeps shutting down every 30 mins whenever i connect the internet,... when i disconnect the internet it works smoothly. I am using vista please help me... i am totally confused what's wrong with the laptop.. it's sony vio. the windows defender starts on it's own and stays on enhanced protection mode.
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  1. Hi. I am not sure where but in the internet connection settings there is a setting to disconnect after so long when idle. this needsturning off
  2. mibix19 said:
    Hi. I am not sure where but in the internet connection settings there is a setting to disconnect after so long when idle. this needsturning off



    well it's not becuase of staying idle for a long time... i don't exactly know wat is the problem but when ever i connect the internet and start using it keeps shutting down every 30 mins... but incase i switch off the internet while using it the problem is gone... is my laptop not supporting internet or is there and hardware or software problem...
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    Hi. Go through this easy guide from aford10 so we can eliminate whether you have a virus or malware as this is often a cause of internet connection problems http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/242796-34-simple-free-guide-removing-malware
  4. Best answer selected by prateek_25.
  5. mibix19 said:
    Hi. Go through this easy guide from aford10 so we can eliminate whether you have a virus or malware as this is often a cause of internet connection problems http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/242796-34-simple-free-guide-removing-malware

    thanks a lot this one really worked and the problem is fixed .... thanks a lot..
  6. Hi. Thanks for the vote glad you got it sorted. (Thanks also to aford10 for giving us the walkthrough)
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