Re: Any ideas as to what's causing this?
- From: "Dr Ivan D. Reid" <Ivan.Reid@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2005 18:37:57 +0000 (UTC)
On Sat, 08 Oct 2005 17:38:31 +0100, x(yz)enophil44@xxxxxxxxxxx <>
wrote in <95tfk1l0nnv98j3nn48e3okdm9hsfdnjmb@xxxxxxx>:
> I'm ecstatic with our arj broadbanned except for one thing.
> Every few hours my PC refuses to acknowledge the presence of the
> Internet and says everything is unavailable.
> If I then reboot my PC, the promble goes away.
I'd avoid that if I could. Yes, it works, but it hides a separate
symptom. (All Sun servers at Brunel are rebooted at 5 am every day; guess
how much confidence that inspires in me about the "system administrators"
-- especially when I'm logged in from another time-zone, or simply can't
> Is this summat to do with the cache, or what is it? How do I put it
> right in XP Home Edition? I can't find any sensible reference to the
> cache in Help.
I've had Simula with my new modem/router/wifi -- it says the net
ain't available but when I say "go ahead anyway" it worketh. I suspect
the connexion's dropped out and the first attempt wakes the modem into
reconnecting so that the second attempt works straight away.
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