problems with internet connectivity

By PennilessLlama
Aug 31, 2007
  1. hello hope this is the right forum for my connectivity problem.
    for the past few days, my internet connection has been playing up. when i turn my pc on, sometimes the internet works fine but suddenly stops connecting to sights after about 10 mins and other time it doesnt work at the start at all. i have run a troubleshooter on windows messenger which tells me that when its not working there is a problem with the DNS and finding the appropriate IP addresses. this means little to me!
    thanks for any help anyone can give me
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    check your cables, something could be loose.
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,158   +986

    is this a wired or wireless system?

    unconditionally, update the firmware in the router.
  4. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,473   +126

    Could be your ISP, could be your router or your PC. Next time this happens, turn off the modem that you got from your ISP. Unplug the Router also and PCs.

    Start turning them on slowly...

    1. Modem
    2. Router
    3. PC
    an etc..

    Try it again..
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