I can normally connect to the internet successfully but this problem usually arises after I have done so. It sometimes happens locally but not as often.
I will be merrily posting on this board when a message appears, like so:
Local area Connection 2 - a network cable is unplugged.
Looking at the ADSL modem icon I note that it has turned yellow (State = training).
Whether I ‘x’ the message or just leave it, a few seconds later the modem icon reverts to green (normal) while the network icon tells me it is trying to acquire a network address. This carries on for a minute or two then the network icon disappears and I can resume posting.
I am sure this circumstance is causing disconnections from the internet which sometimes occur shortly after the message appears.
(This used to happen also with Local Area Connection (1) but I have disabled that succesfully and it is no longer a problem.)
I have looked at previous threads on this subject but my problem seems to differ slightly. The fault is intermittent (I can use the system for days on end without seeing this message at all) and on the days it does happen I can use the system for hours before it starts to happen.
The computer stands alone i.e. it is not part of a local network.
PS. While writiing this post I was disconnected following 5 or 6 occurrences of the problem in about 20 minutes.