Dropped IE7 Connection in Vista

  wak1967 15:15 27 Aug 07
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Hi
Hope someone can help, this problem is driving me crazy.
1. I am running IE7 on vista (first PC)
2. My first PC is directly connected to my router.
3. My second (XP Pro)PC has a wireless connection from the router.
4. The internat connection drops intermittently on the Vista PC and I have to re-boot to get connection back.
5. I am still able to ping websites successfully.
6. I can still download email thru Oulook.
7. I saw it may be a DNS problem with my ISP but they deny that is the case.
8. I disabled anti-virus and fire wall to troubleshoot but still got same connection drop.

I never loose connection on the wireless PC so I think the problem is with Vista not my ISP or router setup.
Any ideas?
Many thanks

  wak1967 15:25 27 Aug 07

Forgot to mention. Sometimes the connection stays alive for minutes, sometimes hours and sometimes days. There doesn't seem to be a pattern.
Thanks agian.

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