General discussion

when connect to internet computer hangs

sometimes when i connect to internet, my laptop hangs, after 15 - 20 minutes it returns from hanging and works normally(but i dont want to wait much) so sometime i hibernate my laptop for getting out the laptop from hanging or if it doesnt respond i usually shut down the laptop by pressing the power button, when shutting down its written that windows explorer doesn't responding and i click on end now button. if notthing works (shut down, hibernate) i have to shut down it improperly

i am using a dial up modem connection. i have toshiba m35x-s109 laptop with celeron m and 256 ram and have windows xp home edition.

can anyone tell me how can i solve this problem.

Discussion is locked

Reply to: when connect to internet computer hangs
PLEASE NOTE: Do not post advertisements, offensive materials, profanity, or personal attacks. Please remember to be considerate of other members. If you are new to the CNET Forums, please read our CNET Forums FAQ. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Reporting: when connect to internet computer hangs
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
- Collapse -
Re: when connect to internet computer hangs

Check out your notebook manufactere?s site for BIOS and drivers updates.

Good Luck,


Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,

T. S. Eliot

- Collapse -
Re: when connect to internet computer hangs

You can solve the problem easily:

1 Run a good defrag programme (and a good disk cleanup programme).
2 Use a good up-to-date anti-virus programme, Ad-aware and Spybot S & D to get any bugs out.
3 Increase the amount of RAM you have, XP needs about 512MB, so take this as a minimum, and reduce the number of running programmes you have until then.


CNET Forums

Forum Info