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Originally Posted by donwhitehead I use an atheros network adaptor which works well. Only problem is that sometimes it "disappears"
The symptoms are that when I try to connect to Talktalk I cannot and I get an error message that there is no network.When I look in device manager there is no network adaptor. If I reset the PC it reappears .
It is so frustrating.
Originally Posted by donwhitehead It's a Toshiba pro satelleite running XP.
The adaptor will reappear if I reset but it's annoying to have to do a reset evrytime it decides to disappear.
Originally Posted by donwhitehead MAGIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks guys - that seems to be the answer
Originally Posted by piston Hi,
Glad you're sorted.
For future reference: what did you do that was magic?
(bet it was JackieB's idea)
Originally Posted by JackieB Probably not P.
I only have one good idea every month, and I've already had one this July..... lollol
Originally Posted by donwhitehead This is what I did. It seemed to work but it's as bad as ever today
jch413 Jan 16, 2010 5:25pm GMT
The answer to this most aggravating problem appears to be a very simple fix in Windows which I got from another tech site - so far it has worked like a charm for me and the other user that I got the info from:
- open Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel
- select 'Set Program Access and Defaults'
- select Windows and 'OK"
Windows will run through its little routine and Bada Bing! you should be all set!
Alternatiively, you could fool with the 'Custom' settings in this same dialog box and see if that resolves your issues; but that's only if you really want to set other programs as default mail, media, messenger, etc.
Originally Posted by donwhitehead can you spell it out for me Piston please?