Why is the Internet continuously connecting and disconnecting , have you faced this problem ? Find out first… if all devices on your network have the same problem, it is likely an issue with the cable or ISP provider, your router. But if only one computer is disconnecting and reconnecting, it’s likely a problem with the computer itself.
In this TIP we will discus about, Internet continuously connecting and disconnecting on your network. And how to troubleshoot and fix.
Internet continuously connecting and disconnecting randomly, may not be a problem while just surfing the net. But it could be a big problem, specially when I you are doing some online transaction. As this Internet continuously connecting and disconnecting may log you out while transaction is going on.
If you have faced this , try this two Tips to solve Internet continuously connecting and disconnecting
SOLUTION: SITUATION A
If your PC is directly connected to the source eg. a LAN cable. Than the best and safest thing to do is to uninstall and reinstall your network adapter driver from device manager. In most cases this solves the issue of internet connection randomly disconnecting and reconnecting.
To uninstall the network adapter card driver, follow these steps.
But before that, visit the makers site and download the latest version of the driver for your network adapter card.
1. Click on Start button, type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
2. This will bring up the Device manager windows.
3. Locate your network adapter device in the device manager.
4. Right click on the network device and select uninstall
5. Also place a check mark beside the option “delete driver files for the device” than click ok.
Once the device driver is uninstalled. Re-install the network adapter driver which you have downloaded earlier. Re start windows, connect to internet. The problem of random internet disconnection should be gone.
SOLUTION : SITUATION B:
While the above solution will work in most cases. But if you connect to the net via a wireless router. And the problem persists, you will need to Upgrade wireless router firmware.
If your router is performing sluggishly, freezing unexpectedly or you experience sudden dropped connections. First you may want to hard reset the router to its factory default. If re-seting does not work , most often a firmware upgrade offers a quick fix.
We have a detail post on How to upgrade a wireless Router firmware.
In some cases Hard resetting a Router to Factory default solves this problem. Here’s how to hard reset a router using the 30-30-30 method.