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From time to time (twice a day, once a week - hard to tell really), I suddenly get "Limited access" on my internet connection, and I see no obvious reason for this.

  • It's on a wired network, so no unstable WLAN-issues here

  • It's not the router nor the modem, everything works fine with my two other computers (both wired and WLAN).

  • Motherboard with NIC is an Asus Striker Extreme (2x 1000mbit). Tried both. Both have the same problem.

  • I'm running Windows 7 RC. This never happened when using Vista. Could possibly be some driver not being stable in Win7, but if so - which one? Tried several motherboard driver versions (including NIC-driveres).

  • Disabling and then enabling the network connection often fixes it. Not always though - sometimes i just have to wait for a few minutes.

  • No error messages anywhere

Anyone seen this before? I'd really like this fixed, it's damn annoying.

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Can you check the DNS settings and try to ping IP address if you still have the issue? – manjesh23 Mar 17 at 15:27
Although I'd like to try this, I no longer can, as this is almost seven years old. – Arve Systad Mar 17 at 16:39
Thank you for your update, yeah I do agree with you. Sorry for the delayed response. – manjesh23 Mar 17 at 17:00

Do you have the Cisco VPN Client installed? That caused me massive problems with my Win7 setup, and something similar to what you describe.

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Yep, yep i do. Will uninstall it and see if that helps. :-) – Arve Systad Jul 26 '09 at 16:14

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