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Everytime I restart Windows 7, my Ethernet driver can't connect:

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And I have to go into Device Manager -> Network Adapters and disable then enable the Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller to connect to the internet.

And now, lately everytime I start up, I've been getting this error:

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Why do these happen when I start up Windows?

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A similar problem I had with the Release Candidate version of 7 was solved by rolling the ethernet driver back one version. The website listed a Win7 compatible driver, but when I had that installed it was not recognized; once I rolled it back, it worked fine.

(This problem has ceased in the current version of Win7 though, the newest drivers work fine.)

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I'm using the latest version of Windows 7. –  RyanScottLewis Dec 20 '09 at 7:02

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