Re: Loses Connectivity
Actually I havent tried it without add-ons. Because the fault is so
erratic, sometimes it won't occur for 6 or 8 hours, other times it happens
in 20 minutes, it would be almost impossible to track down one add-on at a
time. However, that aside, it probably wouldn't help anyway, BECAUSE, and
here's the clincher, I have the exact same problem running Firefox. So
apparently it isn't the browser, but some process supporting web browsing in
general. Like I said though, e-mail and Windows Live Messenger continue to
"John M" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> In a nut shell,
> Running Vista Home Premium
> I'll be on line pursuing some topic with multiple pages and multiple tabs
> open. Doesn't HAVE to be a lot going on but often there is. When suddenly,
> between one click and the next, IE won't open a new page or tab. The page
> opens but IE acts as though I have no web connection. (I do have though.
> My e-mail "send/receive" still functions and MSN Messenger is still on
> line and functional).
> Many times this IE loss of connectivity occurs while I'm away from the
> computer with pages left open. If I've closed all IE pages it never
> When this happens, even after I close all iterations of IE, one will still
> be showing in the task manager. It's usually holding about 17,000K of
> memory, and will not close with the "End Process" button.
> Further, at this point the only fix seems to be to shut down and reboot,
> which has to be done by forcing a shutdown with the power button.