Problems with disconnectivity

I have Aol Broadband through a BT Voyager Adsl modem and while surfing continuosly get an message local area connection 3 saying a network plug is not connected. This then takes a while to reconnect and freezes the surfing. How do I stop this happening.

Could it be the line, I am in a block of flats?
Or a conlfict in networking as I seem to have a lot of disconnected and unenabled network connections?
Where can I get an idiots guide to networing and understanding the network control panel?

may be a long shot but have you instaled the aol sp2 fix? i have not got the aol software on my computer to find out the keyword, but this was to fix connectivity problems. kind regards akanic

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  SB23 20:52 11 Oct 07

Can't you use the One Click Fixes that come with Aol to restore your connection?

  ambra4 08:49 20 Oct 07

Try this

Lan Card Setting

Right click on Local Area Connection Display Icon on task bar

Click Status-General-Properties

At the top of display the type of Lan card will be displayed

Click Configure-Click-Advanced Tab

Click- Flow Control-Change to Enabled if Disabled

Click-Power Management Tab

Untick if selected "Allow Computer to turn this device off to save power

Network Connection Setting

Click-Start- Setting-Network Connection-New Connection Wizard

Select-Connect to the Internet-Next

Select-Set Up My Connection Manually-Next

Select-Connect using a broadband connection that is always on


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