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Must reboot to connect to internet

When I turn my computer on in the morning I am unable to connect to the internet without shutting down and rebooting the machine. Details of my setup are:

HP Pavilion HDX 9000 Notebook PC
Windows Vista Home Premium
Internet Explorer Version 7
Comcast Broadband (hardwired)

I have made sure it is NOT a Comcast problem. The modem is working normally.

Anyone know how to solve the problem? I'd be most grateful. Thanks.

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  • jocafe Jan 06, 2009

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It Happens sometime because Machine does not pass information properly so we need to restart our system to reset all settings again.
and Vista still has many bugs on it so these cases are normal until next version release.

Thank you,

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

  • sanjay Limbu
    sanjay Limbu Jan 07, 2009

    Thanks a lot for posting back and what i would like you to inform is,

    if some one wants to get complete helps then you must provide problems indetails.



    and you have not mention about your main bug of connection.

    such as, what message used to be appeared whe trying to connect?

    did you ever try to ping your server?

    was your cable connected properly?

    and only these are the first questions.

    and be sure no one can provide complete solution without getting proper information of problem.

    and be advised there is nothign free in the world.



    once again thanks for posting your problem in FixYa.

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