Inrernet wont start up untill restart

  watteneer 20:44 PM 21 Feb 13

I am running BT yahoo every so often after i have left computer without using it the internet wont start untill i do a restart the it works ok the computer cant find any fault for this happening it;s driving me potty Using win 7 64bit Thanks

  difarn 21:20 PM 21 Feb 13

It may be because windows 7 is shutting off the network adapter when the pc is idle.


Start - Control Panel - in the search box at the top type in adapter - under network and sharing centre click on view network connections.

Right click on your connection and in the drop-down box click on Properties - Click the networking tab and configure - click on power management tab and make sure that the box allow the computer to turn off this device to save power is unticked.

  woodchip 23:15 PM 21 Feb 13

As above go to Device Manager, check Wireless Network not set to Disconnect when system Idle


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