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August 16, 2012 11:49:12 PM

When i turn my pc on, it takes a long time to connect to the network, however when i am finally connected. I still cannot get online, i have to either unplug and re-plug my Ethernet cable from my router, or go into network adapter, enable it, and then disable it (although sometimes it works the other way around, e.g i disable it and then enable it). What do you think could be causing these problems?
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August 17, 2012 12:37:27 AM

Hi :) 

Specs would help lol... ?

All the best Brett :) 
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August 17, 2012 1:35:20 AM

Brett928S2 said:
Hi :) 

Specs would help lol... ?

All the best Brett :) 



System Manufacturer/Model Number
N/A
OS
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core i5 2500 @ 3.30GHz
Motherboard
ASUSTeK Computer INC. P8Z68-V LX (LGA1155)
Memory
8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 668MHz (9-9-9-24)
Graphics Card(s)
1024MB GeForce GTX 560 (ZOTAC International)
Sound Card
NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Monitor(s) Displays
21.5 monitor (1920x1080@60Hz) Novatech
Screen Resolution
(1920x1080)
Hard Drives
Western digital 500G WDC WD5002ABYS-02B1B0 ATA Device

Segate 500G ST500DM002-1BD142 ATA Device
PSU
6oo watt 80Plus
Case
Coolar Master Storm enforcer
Cooling
2x200mm fans 1x120mm fan titan cooling heat sink
Keyboard
Compucessory media keyboard
Mouse
Trust 32 gaming mouse
Internet Speed
upload 0.5MB downlaod 4MB
Other Info
Speakers:none
Headphones: AKG K450
Optical drive: RW comapct ATAPI iHAS124 B ATA Device
Printer:HP Deskjet F300 Series
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August 17, 2012 1:46:04 AM

abuh11 said:
When i turn my pc on, it takes a long time to connect to the network, however when i am finally connected. I still cannot get online, i have to either unplug and re-plug my Ethernet cable from my router, or go into network adapter, enable it, and then disable it (although sometimes it works the other way around, e.g i disable it and then enable it). What do you think could be causing these problems?


It's not unheard of for a NIC to go bad. I'm assuming you're using a NIC built into your Asus mainboard. It's not unheard of for an ethernet cable or router to go bad, either.

I'd probably start by replacing the ethernet cable AND plug the new cable into a different port on the router. If that doesn't help, try adding a new NIC to the computer. Even a cheap one.

If still a problem, try a different router.

From what you've posted, my money is on a bad NIC.
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August 17, 2012 1:50:18 AM

davec80 is right, but 90% of the time I've usually seen things go bad within Windows.

What router are you using?
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August 17, 2012 2:03:39 AM

edogawa said:
davec80 is right, but 90% of the time I've usually seen things go bad within Windows.

What router are you using?



my pc is plugged into a netgear switch with is then linked to a adsl2+ netgear modem router
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August 17, 2012 2:05:20 AM

abuh11 said:
my pc is plugged into a netgear switch with is then linked to a adsl2+ netgear modem router


If my previous suggestion does not work, plug your computer directly into modem, or try that first.
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August 17, 2012 2:15:37 AM

edogawa said:
If my previous suggestion does not work, plug your computer directly into modem, or try that first.



ok, i will try this as well. thanks for now
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August 17, 2012 3:54:58 AM

edogawa said:
Remove network drivers in device manager, reboot, then reinstall your network drivers.

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_1155/P8Z6...

Let me know if this works.



Ok, i uninstalled my network driver, i then rebooted and reinstalled it, the internet began to work and i no longer needed to that unplug and plug Ethernet thing, however when i rebooted my computer, the problem came back, however the time my pc took to connect to the internet decreased which solved one of the problems which is good, but the other problem still exists.
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August 17, 2012 5:05:53 AM

That's strange, something must might be causing this, what have you installed in the last 3 months?

Did you try the modem only? Another Ethernet cable?
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August 17, 2012 6:01:17 AM

edogawa said:
That's strange, something must might be causing this, what have you installed in the last 3 months?

Did you try the modem only? Another Ethernet cable?



i have installed quite a few programs, i will try another Ethernet cable, also, i have a program called bonjour on my pc, i have deleted it now, but some people were saying that this might have caused the problem, it might still be in my registry.
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