On Wed, 30 Apr 2008 14:27:00 -0700, Missie
>I have windows vista basic edition and at least once a day sometimes twice my
>internet connection looses connectivity. I get an error message saying
>"cannot communicate with www.microsoft.com (184.108.40.206)
>network diagnostics pinged the remote host but did not receive a response"
>I have to restart my computer everytime this happens and it gets rather
>I've tried everything the fix the problem but it still keeps happening.
The Microsoft web site never replies to pings. Pinging it isn't a
valid test of Internet connectivity.
Can you ping other sites? Ones that I use to test connectivity are
google.com and yahoo.com.
Are there any error messages about networking or TCP/IP in Event
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