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Windows mail working but browser say no connection


grumpy-git

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Laptop running vista, connecting via wi-fi.

Firefox will for maybe 10 minutes then fail to connect. Connection appears to be fine - local and internet, but to get Firefox to work I have to disconnect & reconnect again.

Strange thing is that windows mail continues to work normally & emails keep coming.

Rarely use IE but that seems to suffer the same problem. Any ideas folks?

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grumpy-git

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just disconnected & reconnected, now ipv6 showing limited, but browser is working!

I've finished for today - getting a headache......

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Woolwell

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Suggest you ignore ipv6

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grumpy-git

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Sorry about going quite for a week or two, but I was making no progress on this ongoing problem.

I pinched a lead from one of my NAS drives & plugged it into the laptop & it works perfectly. Just annoying that I can't solve the wireless problem.

So that proves something?

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grumpy-git

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Can't say I ever found out what the real problem was, but the Belkin modem router became very temperamental and the broadband connection kept dropping, even with the pc which was wired to it. I wondered if it was my broadband line at fault and tried the original Sagem modem, but there were no problems when using that.

The previous Belkin unit had failed after about 3 years, this one was about the same age, so replaced it with a Netgear modem router & everything now works.

g-g

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