IE loosing connection with router and web

  kevvyb 13:55 29 Jun 2006

Does any reason spring to mind as to why this might be happening. Firefox is working fine but there are some things ofr which I need IE.

Have used command prompt and ipconfig to release/renew. Diasbled/re enabled LAN. Tried a repair connection. Restarted router etc etc.

None of these though addresses fact that Firefox maintains contact with router and we

  silverous 14:55 29 Jun 2006

you have not had a single problem with Firefox, but IE continuously causes a problem?

Sounds a bit odd.

Have you tried repairing/re-installing IE?

  kevvyb 15:14 29 Jun 2006

tried removing IE from add/remove and adding again. this did not help.

However problem seems to have been resolved by using auto config scrip for LAN address rather than auto detect. This did slip once but I think it didn't like that left both ticked. Seems to be okay now.

  ade.h 18:38 29 Jun 2006

"Tried removing IE from Add/Remove and adding again."

That only removes access to it; it does not remove or reinstall the program's files or its reg entries.

  kevvyb 18:58 29 Jun 2006

appears to have been fixed by using automatic configuration script rather than auto detect settings for LAN, pointing at router address (although this has changed from the router address I typed in to another 'generic' type address Fingers crossed.

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