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Connection drops after 5 minutes, still able to ping


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I am unable to access the internet roughly 5 minutes after a cold boot. I am still however able to ping internet sites, by address and IP. I have run McAffee Stinger, AdAware, a full antivirus scan locally, Trend Micro's HouseCall and installed the the latest Windows Malware Remover. I found some suspect cookies in AdAware, but nothing else. Still no luck. I'm thinking about reloading but figured it couldn't hurt to ask.
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Start with this

http://www.geekstogo...n=download&id=7

This Utility Restores (WinSock and TCP/IP) Registry Keys, that may become Corrupt after Removing the Host Program that Modified them

Can you not connect for 5 minutes, or it cuts out after 5 minutes
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It cuts out after roughly 5 minutes. Repairing the connection worked a couple of times but wouldn't after that. The only way to surf is to reboot.
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I download the winsock fix and will let you know in a few days if it worked. Thank you kindly for your assistance
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It should work a lot better than repairing it from run etc
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