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Laptop looses internet connection when it goes to sleep


johnincrete

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If I leave my laptop & it automatically goes to sleep, when I turn it back on, the internet connection is lost. Windows XP on old Dell laptop. Connection is wired in to a box which receives the signal from computer in upstairs room

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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In device manager click network adapotors, right click your ethernet card device select properties - power management tab.

uncheck the ethernet adapter option "allow the computer to turn off this device".

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