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Topic # 127410 9-Aug-2013 10:12
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Hi Folks,
Does anyone know how to submit a bug for Windows 8.1 online.  Having been extensively testing 8 (and 8.1) I have a couple of 'breaking defects' that I would like to report in the hope that they might actually get fixed.  I have two of the defects to windows 8 and one occurs only in 8.1.

The instructions given in the Windows 8.1 Preview FAQ it says:-

In particular, if you think you've encountered a problem that you'd like to have address in future releases of Windows 8.1, post a "Bug Report" about your issue on the Windows 8.1 Preview forum.

I am unable to find the so called 'Bug report" facility - I can only see a community discussion (I have posted here but I suspect nothing will happen).

I am aware that being a preview product their is no support - however, being a software company one would think they might be interested (as part of their 'listening to customers') in known if a product is broken or not.

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  Reply # 874406 9-Aug-2013 10:15
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Post them here if you like and ill make sure they are logged



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  Reply # 876033 12-Aug-2013 18:43
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Much thanks Nathan, appreciated.

Sent PM with info as issues already posted elsewhere in forums.




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  Reply # 878757 15-Aug-2013 13:04
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I have a problem with windows 8.1 dropping my internet connection with Vdsl.  Telecom have replaced my modem and monitored my line with no answers.
Other users can connect and stay on line with Windows 7 Ipads and Linux Os. Any help would be welcome. Drops of after a couple of minutes

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  Reply # 878759 15-Aug-2013 13:06
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simplestuff: I have a problem with windows 8.1 dropping my internet connection with Vdsl.  Telecom have replaced my modem and monitored my line with no answers.
Other users can connect and stay on line with Windows 7 Ipads and Linux Os. Any help would be welcome. Drops of after a couple of minutes


More detail, what happens exactly?

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  Reply # 878776 15-Aug-2013 13:32
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My internet connection drops completely "Page cannot be displayed etc".  Have to restart my computer,  sometimes can disable/enable the net work adapter and this gets thing going.  Have updated my adapter drivers.
All other computers not using Windows 8.1 connect fine and stay on line. Connection drops off after two or three minutes  Can play movies through Movei Planet app these do not drop the connection.

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  Reply # 878781 15-Aug-2013 13:33
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Possibly a driver issue.

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  Reply # 878785 15-Aug-2013 13:39
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Computer is? Driver make model etc is?
Can you ping the router when your Internet stops, can that machine ping itself or ping other computers on the network

Have you done any other troubleshooting? Does rebooting the router bring the PC back on the net? Or you need to reboot/reset adapter?

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  Reply # 878811 15-Aug-2013 13:59
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Thanks for the comments
Samsung series 9 AIO about 15 months old
Problems have only arisen since VDSL installation.  No connection problems before.  Have a Surface Rt with 8.1.it drops connections as well. Have tried all trouble shooting  methods listed.
Window 8 computers don't have a problem

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  Reply # 878817 15-Aug-2013 14:09
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Wired or wireless?

Did Surface RT work ok with 8.0?

Did the AIO work OK with 8.1 before you got VDSL?

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  Reply # 878819 15-Aug-2013 14:11
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So does the VDSL connection itself actually drop out, or is it network connectivity from the 8.1 devices? Presumably it's *all* network connectivity when this happens? When it breaks, does it affect all 8.1 devices at the same time, or can they 'break' independently? If the former, presumably non-8.1 devices are fine? It almost sounds like a NIC drivers and/or local routing table issue. Do you have some sort of security software on the devices that may be blocking connectivity?




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  Reply # 878826 15-Aug-2013 14:16
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Telecom have monitored the line from there end and have found the line has no problems.  It is only since I have had vdsl installed. a month ago. 8.1 worked fine before hand.
 I have 8.1 computers at my school all connecting with no problems using adsl. My Vdsl download is around 16.0 and upload varoun1.2. I am about 950 metres from the exchange but as I have stated telecom have benn monitoring my connection .

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  Reply # 878830 15-Aug-2013 14:18
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Windows defender is the security software

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  Reply # 878834 15-Aug-2013 14:23
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Is anybody else using 8.1 with Vdsl.

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  Reply # 878835 15-Aug-2013 14:25
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simplestuff: Is anybody else using 8.1 with Vdsl.


I am, with no probs

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  Reply # 878844 15-Aug-2013 14:33
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My connection is down again but I can watch movies on my  home network. So local net work is not affected.
Telecom sent me replacement modem today I tried that no change. Real mystery
Thanks for the comments

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