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Thread: Uninstalled VPN software and now PC randomly can't connect to the internet?

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    Default Uninstalled VPN software and now PC randomly can't connect to the internet?

    I was testing Windscribe and Tunnelbear VPN software, uninstalled both and now PC randomly can't connect to the internet. It'll work fine for hours/whole day and then randomly can't connect to the internet, if I restart the pc(Win 10 Pro) the internet work's fine again.

    I noticed after being uninstalled that Tunnelbear left behind it's virtual LAN device in the network devices list which I right-click uninstalled.

    I'm assuming one of these 2 left behind some reg setting or network protocol that's tripping every so often?

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    Not sure if this will work, but worth a try. Open cmd and type "sfc /scannow".
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    Quote Originally Posted by mercurial View Post
    Not sure if this will work, but worth a try. Open cmd and type "sfc /scannow".
    Thanks, gave that a try, did not find and integrity violations.

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    uninstall all network adaptors in device manager, restart PC.
    It will then reload the network adaptors which are needed once PC restarted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LinuxMan View Post
    uninstall all network adaptors in device manager, restart PC.
    It will then reload the network adaptors which are needed once PC restarted.
    That's a good suggestion.
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