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Vista Systems Keep Loosing Wireless Internet Connectibity

K

Kennito131Lake

#1
Only my Vista O/S systems keep loosing wireless internet connectivity. It
started out being once a day at some point after a windows update about a
month or so ago and now has grown significantly to every few minutes with
each successive update. Each update only seems to make Vista more unstable
with respect to both wireless network connectivity and the loss of printer
communications. I spend more time fighting to keep Vista up and running than
I am able to do getting work done. I simply do not have this problem with my
systems that are running Windows XP and feel that I must now consider moving
all my systems back to XP in order to get my work done. Vista is a maddening
support nightmare that only seems to get worse rather than better. I have
had to reinstall each of my Vista systems multiple times due to major crashes
that have occurred as a result of this networking issue. It has left my
systems in unrecoverable states on several occassions - at least 3 times now
times 5 systems is a lot of reinstalling and lost time. Very frustrated and
fed up with Vista. Help please.
 

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B

Barb Bowman

#2
please post the text output of ipconfig /all
http://digitalmediaphile.wordpress.com/ipconfig-all-how-to-get-text-output/

and some details about your router - brand, model, hardware version
- do you have the latest firmware?

On Wed, 30 Jan 2008 15:37:02 -0800, Kennito131Lake
<Kennito131Lake@xxxxxx> wrote:

>Only my Vista O/S systems keep loosing wireless internet connectivity. It
>started out being once a day at some point after a windows update about a
>month or so ago and now has grown significantly to every few minutes with
>each successive update. Each update only seems to make Vista more unstable
>with respect to both wireless network connectivity and the loss of printer
>communications. I spend more time fighting to keep Vista up and running than
>I am able to do getting work done. I simply do not have this problem with my
>systems that are running Windows XP and feel that I must now consider moving
>all my systems back to XP in order to get my work done. Vista is a maddening
>support nightmare that only seems to get worse rather than better. I have
>had to reinstall each of my Vista systems multiple times due to major crashes
>that have occurred as a result of this networking issue. It has left my
>systems in unrecoverable states on several occassions - at least 3 times now
>times 5 systems is a lot of reinstalling and lost time. Very frustrated and
>fed up with Vista. Help please.
--

Barb Bowman
MS Windows-MVP
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/meetexperts/bowman.mspx
http://blogs.digitalmediaphile.com/barb/
 

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K

Kennito131Lake

#3
Hello Barbara,

I am using a NetGear WNR854T Wireless Router. The ipconfig info is as
follows:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Kennito>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Kennitos-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-13-E8-8B-FC-0B
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::8514:80d0:8369:d487%14(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.5(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, January 31, 2008 9:27:29 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Friday, February 01, 2008 10:28:44 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 151000040
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area
Network)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1A-6B-E1-51-E1
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8101 Family PCI-E Fast
Etherne
t NIC (NDIS 6.0)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1B-24-94-56-AC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . :
isatap.{BAE92CD7-1643-4373-B851-C0717F171
188}
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::5efe:192.168.1.5%16(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 02-00-54-55-4E-01
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
2001:0:4137:9e66:57:3388:3f57:fefa(Prefer
red)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::57:3388:3f57:fefa%13(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 9:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . :
isatap.{1349E687-DD67-4B71-802F-16862163D
FB9}
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 10:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 6TO4 Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 12:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . :
isatap.{44A7C145-EA51-4421-89EC-DA1048D6F
8EE}
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

C:\Users\Kennito>

"Kennito131Lake" wrote:

> Only my Vista O/S systems keep loosing wireless internet connectivity. It
> started out being once a day at some point after a windows update about a
> month or so ago and now has grown significantly to every few minutes with
> each successive update. Each update only seems to make Vista more unstable
> with respect to both wireless network connectivity and the loss of printer
> communications. I spend more time fighting to keep Vista up and running than
> I am able to do getting work done. I simply do not have this problem with my
> systems that are running Windows XP and feel that I must now consider moving
> all my systems back to XP in order to get my work done. Vista is a maddening
> support nightmare that only seems to get worse rather than better. I have
> had to reinstall each of my Vista systems multiple times due to major crashes
> that have occurred as a result of this networking issue. It has left my
> systems in unrecoverable states on several occassions - at least 3 times now
> times 5 systems is a lot of reinstalling and lost time. Very frustrated and
> fed up with Vista. Help please.
 

My Computer

B

Barb Bowman

#4
there have been some problems with the Intel wireless
adapter/driver. First, unbind IPv6
http://digitalmediaphile.wordpress.com/ipv6-how-to-unbind-from-a-nic-in-windows-vista/

Second, please check and confirm you are using the newest driver
from the Intel site.

Also check to insure you are running the latest firmware for the
router. http://kbserver.netgear.com/release_notes/d103107.asp

On Thu, 31 Jan 2008 22:58:03 -0800, Kennito131Lake
<Kennito131Lake@xxxxxx> wrote:

>Hello Barbara,
>
>I am using a NetGear WNR854T Wireless Router. The ipconfig info is as
>follows:
>
>Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000]
>Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
>
>C:\Users\Kennito>ipconfig/all
>
>Windows IP Configuration
>
> Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Kennitos-PC
> Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
> Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
> IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
> WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
>
>Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
>
> Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
> Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
> Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-13-E8-8B-FC-0B
> DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
> Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
> Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::8514:80d0:8369:d487%14(Preferred)
> IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.5(Preferred)
> Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
> Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, January 31, 2008 9:27:29 PM
> Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Friday, February 01, 2008 10:28:44 PM
> Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
> DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
> DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 151000040
> DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
> NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
>
>Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:
>
> Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
> Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
> Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area
>Network)
> Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1A-6B-E1-51-E1
> DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
> Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
>
>Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
>
> Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
> Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
> Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8101 Family PCI-E Fast
>Etherne
>t NIC (NDIS 6.0)
> Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1B-24-94-56-AC
> DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
> Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
>
>Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:
>
> Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
> Description . . . . . . . . . . . :
>isatap.{BAE92CD7-1643-4373-B851-C0717F171
>188}
> Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
> DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
> Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
> Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::5efe:192.168.1.5%16(Preferred)
> Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
> DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
> NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled
>
>Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:
>
> Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
> Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
> Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 02-00-54-55-4E-01
> DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
> Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
> IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
>2001:0:4137:9e66:57:3388:3f57:fefa(Prefer
>red)
> Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::57:3388:3f57:fefa%13(Preferred)
> Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
> NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled
>
>Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 9:
>
> Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
> Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
> Description . . . . . . . . . . . :
>isatap.{1349E687-DD67-4B71-802F-16862163D
>FB9}
> Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
> DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
> Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
>
>Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 10:
>
> Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
> Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
> Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 6TO4 Adapter
> Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
> DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
> Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
>
>Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 12:
>
> Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
> Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
> Description . . . . . . . . . . . :
>isatap.{44A7C145-EA51-4421-89EC-DA1048D6F
>8EE}
> Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
> DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
> Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
>
>C:\Users\Kennito>
>
>"Kennito131Lake" wrote:
>

>> Only my Vista O/S systems keep loosing wireless internet connectivity. It
>> started out being once a day at some point after a windows update about a
>> month or so ago and now has grown significantly to every few minutes with
>> each successive update. Each update only seems to make Vista more unstable
>> with respect to both wireless network connectivity and the loss of printer
>> communications. I spend more time fighting to keep Vista up and running than
>> I am able to do getting work done. I simply do not have this problem with my
>> systems that are running Windows XP and feel that I must now consider moving
>> all my systems back to XP in order to get my work done. Vista is a maddening
>> support nightmare that only seems to get worse rather than better. I have
>> had to reinstall each of my Vista systems multiple times due to major crashes
>> that have occurred as a result of this networking issue. It has left my
>> systems in unrecoverable states on several occassions - at least 3 times now
>> times 5 systems is a lot of reinstalling and lost time. Very frustrated and
>> fed up with Vista. Help please.
--

Barb Bowman
MS-MVP
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/meetexperts/bowman.mspx
http://blogs.digitalmediaphile.com/barb/
 

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