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I run one vista home pro and 2 xp pro computers thru this switch along with a network setup to share files between the 3 computers. When I put my vista into standby , and then bring it back out . It wont see the two xp computers any more , unless I shut down the switch and turn it back on .After about a minute , it will see the xp's again. This also happens now and then with the xp computers seeing the other computers . Can you tell me what to do to fix this problem

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Well, apparently your switch is taking off your PC from his arp table due to his inactivity.
try to release and renew the ip address in your machine instead of reset the switch.

Normally reset the switch will be you last resource.

go to START -->> RUN type cmd <hit ENTER>

a black windows should populate, its calles command prompt.

type:

ipconfig /release

then ipconfig /renew

this will force the switch to see your network Interface Card.



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