My windows 7 will lose connection to my work network every 4 - 6 seconds (it varies). It happens whether I'm connected through Ethernet or wireless. The weird thing is that it does stay connected to the internet which goes through the same server. When I run a repeated ping test, I can see it time out on the ethernet or wireless connection every 4-6 seconds but when i set it to ping google for example there is no timeout. Any clues anyone. I have set our server to provide my machine with a static IP, updated the NIC driver (even though this is working fine because internet traffic is not affected) and tried to troubleshoot the connection but it comes up with a clean bill of health.
Does anyone have any clues. It makes my machine almost unusable as all my database programs like MS Access stop working if they refer to a database periodically that they cant access. The fact that internet traffic is not affected rules out a whole host of stuff like auto-negotiation, NIC power saving, etc.. Our IT guys are at a loss and want to re-install my machine.