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The specific settings for auto-detection will vary slightly based on the manufacturer of your network card. Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The workstations exhibit this problem regardless of whether they are logged into the AD Domain or logged in as a local administrator. If you're not sure, select 10mbs as most faster devices are also auto-detecting and will match your selection. his comment is here

Keep in mind, they only lost connectivity when part of the domain. This new (server) machine shares the folders with all the other work computers. P.S. It will lose Internet Connectivity after several hours of inactivity...somewhere in the 4 hours area.

If I reboot the server, the connection comes back for the XP machines. Marked as answer by arnavsharmaMVP, Moderator Wednesday, June 05, 2013 4:53 AM Friday, April 19, 2013 4:22 PM Reply | Quote Moderator All replies 1 Sign in to vote Check event This is where things vary based on your network card.

  1. Click on that, and the right-hand "Value" dropdown list will probably have something similar to "Auto".
  2. Then locate the following key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameters\Size 05.
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  5. Also, when I > do reboot, it takes anywhere from 3-5 minutes to come to the desktop after > typing in the password.> Any ideas??

Thanks! Did u found anything in the eventlog? Since updating the NIC drivers earlier, only a couple people have had trouble...hmm... 0 Serrano OP OceanV May 9, 2012 at 2:47 UTC I believe this is isolated View this "Best Answer" in the replies below » IN THE COMMUNITY Got IT smarts?

Never had this problem Win2K Pro. If you have one on the server uninstall it, run the Removal Tool if one is provided, and test before reinstalling it. Now, there will be "link down" messages any time you reboot the server, so don't confuse yourself with those. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/88072-45-losing-network-connection The server had been out of commision for some time and another staff member started using it again for a side project.

what if it's not 'dropping off' but the DNS TTL expires? Repairing the connection does not fix the problem. >>> Only logging out and then back in, or restarting, restores the Internet >>> Connectivity.>>>>>> I've had several people tell me this is In the left-hand list will be a series of properties that can be adjusted. Look for a setting similar to "Speed", or "Link", or perhaps "Media Type". With GPO?

There is no simple reason why this is happening, but I share your frustration. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/083f4525-f2f7-4c9a-bf0f-378b4672d98f/xp-client-eventually-loses-network-connection?forum=itproxpsp The "fix" is to re-join it to the domain. When the machines lose connection, ipconfig shows the IP addresses and DNS servers (i.e. - does not show 0.0.0.0, its shows the #'s its supposed to); pinging an IP locally and Have replaced network cables, turned off auto-negotiation.

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I have to reboot. I am about ready to go back to Win2K. I was an IT/Network Consultant in NYC for 15 years, and I have not been able to resolve this issue, even with help from MS and Netgear.

Reply Subscribe Best Answer Jalapeno OP Medigo May 16, 2012 at 7:38 UTC Sorry for the relative silence...I was on with MS support for hours last week chasing shadows and was

Have just now tried in Offline Files Settings, Advanced "never allow my computer to go offline" -it STILL goes offline! Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? By default this value is probably set to "0" and needs to be changed to "1" 04. Network adapters often try to detect the network speed for you.

As mentioned above, however, machines attached to the server via a mapped network drive can still access the server. If you do, then you have a problem with the NIC. How can i fix this? check over here Oops, something's wrong below.

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