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My internet will randomly just stop working. I have a wireless router and several computers in the house on the network. They never lose their connection. But after a while of using the internet, it just stops working... It is real annoying, I have to restart everytime. It seems like it is triggered by a certain amount of data sent over the internet. Because if I turn on the computer and leave for 2 hours and come back the internet works for a while. But if I download a file right after I turn it on, it often poops out during/ right after the file. Can anyone help?
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post #2 of 19
Who is your ISP? Also, who died and made it YOUR internet?
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post #3 of 19
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Heh... Earthlink. But remember the Internet never dies for anyother computers. In fact, if I hook up my wireless router to my computer, it also never dies...
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post #4 of 19
Do you have bandwidth limit?
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post #5 of 19
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I have never had this problem before, I don't understand what you mean by a bandwidth limit. Where do I check to make sure I don't. This problem happened after I reinstalled Windows.
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post #6 of 19
I have the same problem. When I use internet overnight to get large files, the internet is dead when I look at it. I have to shut my computer off and unplug the modem and router and restart everything...

It's all rather tedious.
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post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by Glueeater
I have the same problem. When I use internet overnight to get large files, the internet is dead when I look at it. I have to shut my computer off and unplug the modem and router and restart everything...

It's all rather tedious.
Do you have a DSL connection? Then that means your adsl modem isnt set to "PPPoE on computer". It's probly set to "PPPoE on Modem". That's why it keeps dropping the conection at least in my experience.
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post #8 of 19
Try upgrading the firmware on your router
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post #9 of 19
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I have a cable modem and a Linksys router. The reason I don't think it is the router or cable box, is if I plug in the wireless adapter to my computer I never lose the internet. So I figure it is something with my connection, but I don't know what.
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post #10 of 19
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Should I disable 'QoS Packet Scheduler'?
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