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Can I get some advice from an IT expert?

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posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 10:20 PM
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Can I get some advice from an IT expert?
The other day my computer started acting up, when I start surfing the net I can only look at 4-5 pages before my connection fails. The only way I can go back on the net is by restarting my computer. This is a rather annoying because that is what I mostly do with this thing. Any advice would be most welcome.
I’ve run anti-virus scanners and anti spy ware, and the problem continues.
I’d take it into a shop or better yet buy a new one but I’m on disability right now so that is not really an option.
Any advice would be much appreciated.
Peace
Mr Mx




posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 10:23 PM
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What type of connection do you have ?
Cable ? Is it hot where you are ?



posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 10:32 PM
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I have a wireless DSL and even when I can go on line it says that I am still connected, and it is Quite comfy in here, room temp

[edit on 12-6-2006 by Mr Mxyztplk]



posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 10:35 PM
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Any other programs running in background ?
That are taking up bandwidth ?



posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 10:36 PM
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no I've turned them all off.



posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 11:00 PM
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Check in your event viewer if you have error #4226.

"TCP/IP has reached the security limit imposed on the number of concurrent TCP connect attempts."

Microsoft badly mangled the TCP stack in Windows XP SP2, limited to 10 SYN connections in an effort to help stop virus spreading.

Yeah right, smart move Microsoft. Now we have to reboot our computer every 15 minutes when using network intensive applications.

An unofficial patch found at www.lvllord.de... may or may not fix your problem by letting you raise the connections limit.



posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 11:03 PM
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The sad part is that I" useing Windows 98:shk:
might you know what to do with win 98?
any help would be really cool



posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 11:18 PM
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Mr.,
You just might find that the issue is your wireless router failing.
Do you happen to be using a "netgear" wireless router-they r know for having this kind of issues.
Do you experience these issues both wired and wireless?



posted on Jun, 12 2006 @ 11:22 PM
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yes I am useing netgear!
I can't conect the cable right to my computer because I don't have the proper port.
is their any fix for the netgear that you are aware of?



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