Loss Of Wireless Connection?

Jun 26, 2011

I have an acer aspire 5738z laptop with windows 7. I hadan issue with the screen sent it off for repair and it has come back and the wireless Internet won't work. I've tried everything, the wireless will be either very poor and then turn off or just doesnt work at all. When I try and connect to talktalk my Internet provider it says, windows was unable to connect, it has mentioned the wireless adaptor


Error 1014 Loss Of Connection

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Im not sure what info you would require to best understand my issue... so i'll try and explain as best as possible and if you require further information i will post back as required.

I have recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate x64, and prior to that I was running Windows 7 Ultimate x86. I have never had this issue before... until I installed x64, that could be coincidence or maybe not.

I can't put this down to a specific action or event I'm instigating, but recently all of a sudden my internet connection will completely dissappear. My web pages can't be refreshed, msn loses its connection, and my torrent client stops receiving or sending data. The only way I can get it back up is to either reboot or to go into Network Connections and allow Windows to reset the adapter.

When looking in Event Viewer, the following error was present:

Log Name: System

Source: Microsoft-Windows-DNS-Client

Date: 06/11/2009 15:08:55

Event ID: 1014

Task Category: None

Level: Warning



Computer: Flawed-PC


Name resolution for the name 6to4.ipv6.microsoft.com timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded.


I have no idea what any of that means, and would love to know if anybody else has experienced problems such as this or could offer me any advice.

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Some hardware specifications:

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Motherboard: Asus P5QL Pro (with Intel chipset)

Network adapter: Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 PCI-E (On Motherboard)

Connection: Wire, Ethernet, straight to Modem

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