Internet connection help needed.

By wildfireuk
Jul 9, 2006
  1. Hi there im running windows XP and SP2 using a laptop packard bell easynote,
    cable modem provided by NTL uk connected by ethernet lead any thing else you need to know please ask. The problem is i have limeted connectivity to the internet when i first start the laptop and modem i have about 5 minutes of internet then it disconnects and i cant regain it unless i turn on and off the laptop HOWEVER i can still chat on msn and skype even tho i cant broswe the net and also my avast anti virus scanner still works but i just cant stay connected to the internet to browse please help.

    Thanks in advance - Chris
  2. wildfireuk

    wildfireuk TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Bump! Please!
  3. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Those symptoms could be spyware I suppose.

    Go HERE follow the instructions,then post an HJT log in the Security forum.

    That would at least rule out that possibility.
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