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Hi, my modem's WiFi has been loosing connection here & there for a few weeks, & now it's happening every day.

I contacted my ISP when it first started to happen & they changed some of the modems settings & then it was sort of OK for a While, now it has happend 2 times today, so i contacted them again & they said they will be sending out a technician ASAP.

?I think the modems WiFi in not functioning anymore & they need to replace it, i also hope this is the prob, as i will be $ charged for the tech commimg out, if it's not.

My modem is connected via cable & dont have a spare one laying around to test.

Does this sound like a faulty moden?
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Hmm, have you considered using a Modem connected to a Wireless router?

Off topic a bit but in my case, i think linksys routers firmware were designed for American homes with wood walls etc. I had to manually flash a third party software with DD-WRT and it works wonders. Like seriously.
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Hmm, have you considered using a Modem connected to a Wireless router?

Off topic a bit but in my case, i think linksys routers firmware were designed for American homes with wood walls etc. I had to manually flash a third party software with DD-WRT and it works wonders. Like seriously.
No i haven't, as my modem/router is a all in one & i've never had this much trouble with it in the past, although i understand the default modem/router's the ISP give are not the best im using a Netgear CG814WG v3.
But your setup does sound like a good idea.
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You could try running a spare wifi router and see if it still disconnects. Could be with too many services running on the router. Like i used to have problems with my router with QoS on since it slowed it down.
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I have the same issue with at&t as well. At&t replaced my modem/router and it still does the same thing.
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Personally for that I would just get a good Router since I know using a Dlink DIR-615 for 6-8 devices the Router would just slow to a crawl and couldn't keep up with the load.
Upgraded to the Netgear WNDR3700 and everything has been without a hiccup.
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