Windows 10: Connectivity issues that have to do with name resolution

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  1.    24 May 2016 #1

    Connectivity issues that have to do with name resolution


    I've been having an issue for a few days where my internet will disconnect from time to time. However, this only happens on my Windows 10 laptop. Every other device I own works fine and uses the internet flawlessly, the other devices I use are an android smartphone and a separate Windows 7 computer.
    When the problem happens, a yellow triangle will show up on the wifi symbol. If I troubleshoot the problem, it'll fix itself, often telling me it's fixing something in the name resolution, or fixing a network protocol as an administrator.
    If I surf the web and use the internet lightly it doesn't happen too often, but if I do as much as play a game, it'll happen every five minutes. No, that's not an exaggeration.

    What could be the source of the problem and how do I fix it?
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  2. Posts : 163
    Windows 10 Ent, Pro & Home
       24 May 2016 #2

    Update the Wifi driver from either the Laptop Manufacturer or from the Wifi device Manufacturer. The Generic windows driver does not always work correctly.
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  3.    24 May 2016 #3

    wyldman68 said: View Post
    Update the Wifi driver from either the Laptop Manufacturer or from the Wifi device Manufacturer. The Generic windows driver does not always work correctly.
    Will do. Will tell you how it turns out.
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  4.    24 May 2016 #4

    wyldman68 said: View Post
    Update the Wifi driver from either the Laptop Manufacturer or from the Wifi device Manufacturer. The Generic windows driver does not always work correctly.
    They've been updated, they are at their latest.
    The problem persists. One thing I've noted is if I disconnect from the wifi, the 'connect automatically' box will be unchecked, even if I checked it before.
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  5. Posts : 163
    Windows 10 Ent, Pro & Home
       24 May 2016 #5

    Go into the device manager and properties for the device and uncheck power saving options. This has helped on a few machines that were disconnecting.
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  6.    24 May 2016 #6

    wyldman68 said: View Post
    Go into the device manager and properties for the device and uncheck power saving options. This has helped on a few machines that were disconnecting.
    I think.. I think that did it.
    Thanks!
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  7.    24 May 2016 #7

    wyldman68 said: View Post
    Go into the device manager and properties for the device and uncheck power saving options. This has helped on a few machines that were disconnecting.
    Nevermind.
    It lasted longer this time, but the same thing happened.
    The power saving options are still unchecked.
    When I troubleshooted the problem, it said that the default gateway was not available, and that one or more network protocols were missing.
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  8.    24 May 2016 #8

    does no one know how to fix :;(
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  9. Posts : 3,835
    Mac OS Sierra
       24 May 2016 #9

    Yes, but you also need to check signal strength and channel congestion by going into a Command Window and put in netsh wlan show all

    Without you posting information on signal strength, congestion, Internet Speed for Download and Upload, model and manufacturer of the Gateway/Hotspot that you are using, the Wifi settings in there, no one can tell you what is going on, even though it is a fair guess of why you are getting booted.
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  10.    24 May 2016 #10

    I have a WNDR 3800 netgear router, arris modem, charter internet provider.
    27 ms ping, 18.22 mpbs download, 2.03 mbps upload.
    I used the command, what part of it do you need?
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