Randomally Losing internet

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by celticfan11, Oct 16, 2003.

  1. celticfan11

    celticfan11 Moderator

    Vernon, CT
    The problem with my friends lap top is that it randomly loses internet. I have brought the lap top to my house as well as his. Both places the laptop loses internet connection. Both homes have DSL and connect through a router. In his house it is connected USB my house it is connected Ethernet. So the internet just drops randomally. Yet other computers in the house will still have internet. I am going to try to reinstall IE. The computer is running XP homeā€¦ any suggestions of what to do?
    ALso in the ethernet situation i am not able to ping the router
    but in the USB situation i am able to ping the router (when intenet is lost that is) When the internet comes back on I am able to ping both rotuters???
    help me???
  2. Gus K

    Gus K NTFS abuser

    Maybe some answers here:

    You could also see if they have a specific forum for your DSL ISP. The one for Ameritech/SBC is excellant.