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Every time I boot my computer I have no internet

by nonspecific / January 28, 2018 2:28 PM PST

Hi Everyone,
I am having a very frustrating issue every time I boot my computer. On the Ethernet icon in the task bar there is a little yellow icon over it. To fix it I have to go into the network and internet settings and click on troubleshoot. Every time it fixes it saying it had to 'reset the Ethernet 3 adapter'. After this my internet works fine until I boot next.
I would rather not have to do this every time I boot so I was wondering if anyone was experiencing the same issue and might know a fix?

Thanks

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Clarification Request
Post your hardware information
by Steven Haninger / January 28, 2018 2:42 PM PST

and about when this began. I'm about to post with a similar issue but I've done a ton of troubleshooting and have come up with some interesting findings.

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Hardware info
by nonspecific / January 28, 2018 2:53 PM PST

Motherboard: Asus Strix z270f
CPU: Intel Core i7 7700k
Ram: 16gb ddr4
GPU: asus strix gtx 1080

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Odd to see Ethernet 3.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2018 3:34 PM PST

Why not uninstall all Ethernet adapters in device manager and go get the latest from your motherboard maker for Ethernet and chipset? Install the chipset first then the Ethernet driver.

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Reinstalling drivers
by nonspecific / January 28, 2018 3:54 PM PST
In reply to: Odd to see Ethernet 3.

I will give it a go and let you know if it fixes the problem

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I was unclear.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2018 4:24 PM PST
In reply to: Reinstalling drivers

Many new techs use the Microsoft Update Driver which in my view is so horrible it needs a way to disable it by default.

Never go to Microsoft for drivers except as a last resort. 1st stop is the motherboard maker for the ones I noted.

-> I left out a big thing. Over at a company I support their IT installed a antivirus suite that created your issue and more. Their IT didn't accept it was that so good news for billings.

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