My laptop runs W/vista.I have an ethernet connection to my Belkin router.When I turn everything on it used to show the internet connection in the bottom task bar - without fail. Over the last couple of weeks i often find that the internet connection has not been made & it says "local connection only" when I go through network diagnostics I get, windows firewall - query user ? after maybe 10 minutes of resetting the router & turning off & back on the firewall I eventually get an internet connection.The avg showing in the task bar - frequently says, turned off & I have to go through security centre to reset this, but frequently it does not say it has reset ?
Please can anyone suggest a solution ? Thanks.