I keep losing my internet connection

  Midton 18:21 30 Aug 2008

Whilst browsing I keep losing my wireless internet connection and the Dial Up Connection Box comes up and tells me that I am working offline. I have an Advent 8117 Laptop and my OS is Vista Home Premium. I have removed the battery and put "Wireless Lan" to not turn off. Can anyone please help?

  Stuartli 18:30 30 Aug 2008

Don't see the reason to connect the battery.

If you are using Internet Explorer, check from File that Work Offline hasn't inadvertently been Enabled.

  Technotiger 19:01 30 Aug 2008

If you are not actually on dial-up, in Internet Explorer go to Tools>Internet Options>Connections and check the box for 'Never dial a connection' ...

  Technotiger 12:40 31 Aug 2008

It is set at Never Dial a Connection Any other ideas.
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Yes, try re-setting your router - disconnect router's Power, wait ten seconds, then re-connect Power.

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  Midton 16:53 31 Aug 2008

I should have said that I am using another lap top next to this one which never disconnects from the internet and has no problems

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