Spontaneous Reset using Internet

Question

my problem is that my computer likes to reset on the internet. It may happen 5 min after i connect. it sometimes freezes as well. i looked at possible solutions. my computer was recently upgraded with a 40 gig. i heard that hard drive or ram may cause it. it did not do this before the new hard drive. but before i got the new one, i had a system config error which was checked out and corrected.

Answer

This question was answered on September 27, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Check with your Internet provider Sometimes depending who they are you may be disconnected after just a few minutes of non use of keys or no movement of your mouse You may want to check a web site called Annoyances.org for other tips Without any error messages it is difficult to narrow the cause down Note any error messages that you might get You should also make sure that you have all the latest drivers and Windows Updates and patches as lack of can cause these types of problems also Good Luck!

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Posted by Michelle of Mesa Community College on September 27, 2002