Click the Start orb, and type:
Open the Properties of the Ethernet card, and use the Speed setting to set
it to 10 Mbps Full-Duplex. Restart windows, and test the router.
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Mark L. Ferguson
"Luckey" <Luckey@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> 2 weeks ago I purchased a brand new computer. It came with Windows Vista
> installed. My fiance also has a new computer with Windows Vista already
> installed on it. Prior to my new computer, I had a comp with XP. Ever
> since I
> purchased MY computer, we constintly lose interent and the only way to get
> back is rebooting computer, modem and router. We have a wired network.
> I contacted my internet provider first. Everything is ok coming into my
> house. They see my modem, but not my router. They say "my router is bad",
> I purchase a new router. Dlink EBR-2310 which is vista compatible. I hook
> up and we are fine for a few minutes. Internet drops again. So I contact
> Dlink. We set up a few things on my router webite and uncheck the TCP/IPv6
> box. I get back online with the tech on the phone and I lose internet. He
> tells me " your modem is bad". So I go purchase a brand new modem.
> Surfboard SB5101. I hookup all our brand new items and set up our
> through the router. We get online and a few minutes later we are
> disconnected. I have bypassed the router and have internet going straight
> into my computer from the modem and not having any issues staying
> I am assuming either my "new" router is bad or there is something
> in Vista that 1 of our computers is making it so we cant stay online.
> I have also visited the Vista help page and found a few things that we
> done. We both have cleared the OK box on "Allow the computer to turn off
> device to save power."
> Any help/suggestions would be helpful.