I get the same behavior with my usb scanner. I worked for many days to solve
the problem. Now I have set the PC to never sleep and always close it down
fully, not the ideal answer but stopped the annoying problem every time I
needed to use my scanner.
"x3m_ed" <x3med@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> this problem has been haunting me for a few months until now. it happened
> few times before and now it happens again but i cant still connect to the
> internet after a few days of configuring here and there. im running on
> windows vista ultimate installed in my desktop. it seems that every time i
> woke the pc up from sleep or turned it on after shut down (but not for
> restart), vista seemed not to detect my network hardware. there'll b red X
> cross on the connectivity icon and it stated that im not connected to any
> network. afew times before i got lucky, i dunno what i fixed but my pc
> to overcome the problem but not this time. i had tried installing all
> updates by vista and hotfixes recommended in most forums but to no avail.
> vista seems not to detect my network adapter. i've checked on device
> where all devices seems to be there except for my NIC (realtek 8111). ive
> also updated my NIC with the latest driver from realtek but nothing
> the LED at the back where the ethernet cable is connected not blinking
> anymore. any help will be highly appreciated.