Internet connection disappears!

  bigb 23:39 02 Nov 2008
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Can anyone help? My broadband connection has started to disappear!

I fire up pc, broadband connects and I download emails, surf quite happily then after 1/2 hour or more the pages churn and nothing appears except the Internet Error page.

Check outlook express and lo and behold the email send and receive hangs.

Pc itself runs fine but to get internet back I need to restart PC. Then problem goes away!

Just started in last week. Am at a loss.

Is there anything in MSConfig I should look for etc?

  birdface 00:07 03 Nov 2008

Try.Tools.Internet Options.Connections.Lan Settings.Tick Automatically detect settings.Or right click Local Area connection and press repair see if it comes up with any problems.Are you connected through a modem or wireless.What ISP do you use.

  bigb 00:13 03 Nov 2008

oops

I use plusnet as ISP and have a voyager usb modem.

The modem shows the usual lights at all times.

  birdface 00:18 03 Nov 2008

Have you tried switching the modem off for 1 minute then switch it on again and leave for 2 minutes before you use it.

  ambra4 00:30 03 Nov 2008

plusnet Broadband Troubleshooting site

click here

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