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Storm=hard time connecting to web


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southsidedave

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There was a storm 3 nights ago, when I "woke" my computer, it could not access the internet. I replaced the router and all was well. Then 2 nights ago, new storm, same problem. BUT I figured out that waking the computer somehow was not enough to get online, so after a full restart the internet was right there. Last night, no storm, woke the computer and could not access the net, restarted the computer and here I am.

I run a dell 530, vista home, have cable that runs our tv, phone and internet ( all areas are working except internet)the new router is an intelent, the old router was a lynex. We run my desk top and 2 other computers wireless. When the desktop does get the internet, the wireless computers don't either.

Note: all the lights on the router and the modem seem to be running normally at all times.

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shut down your computer (and any computer's connected to the router), unplug the power from the router, and unplug the power from the modem. wait a couple of minutes, plug in the power to the modem, wait another couple of minutes (wait till all the lights stabilize), then plug in the router, wait another couple of minutes (wait till all the lights stabilize), then turn on your computer that connects directly to the router. internet connection working now?
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shut down your computer (and any computer's connected to the router), unplug the power from the router, and unplug the power from the modem. wait a couple of minutes, plug in the power to the modem, wait another couple of minutes (wait till all the lights stabilize), then plug in the router, wait another couple of minutes (wait till all the lights stabilize), then turn on your computer that connects directly to the router. internet connection working now?






It does work, but then I "sleep" the computer and "wake" it and the desktop computer that is directly wired to the router will not access the web, but the other wireless computers will. I did you steps twice, followed by the "sleep-wake" and same results?
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