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Disconnecting from the internet!

by neoian / September 14, 2006 8:38 PM PDT

After a while I began to notice that my PC was running slowly. I decided to reinstall Windows XP like i do every September. Now my network connection to my WRT54g v6 goes out about every 20 minutes or so. So I go into my network panel and repair the connection and eveything is fine for about another 20 minutes. I have tried 3 different routers all with the same result. I have also tried 2 different network cards. What in the world is wrong? Thanks in advance.

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try this
by Age53 / September 14, 2006 10:39 PM PDT

Check to see if your internet setting is set for 20 mins log out, go under tools internet options in the internet connections go to setting then click the advance button an see if its set at the 20 mins log out. If it is turn that off so it doesn't log you out.

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No Bearing on Problem
by kwkid / September 15, 2006 5:30 AM PDT
In reply to: try this

Based on the problem stated, the router drops connection and user is forced to repair, your solution has no bearing. Your solution only applies to dialup and VPN connections as stated by the box to the left labeled Dialup and VPN connections.

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by Age53 / September 17, 2006 12:30 AM PDT
In reply to: No Bearing on Problem

well thats odd I have highspeed an that happen to me once after re-installing win xp an so I think it does matter if he tries it at least. just to be sure tahts not the problem.

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I just don't know
by kwkid / September 17, 2006 2:50 PM PDT
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Since I have no clue to what the circumstances were behind your problem, I really can't make much of an arguement.

I can however say that, by doing a repair, as the original poster said, fixes the problem, we canot know for sure, as he then reconnects, which would reset the timer, if it is indeed involved with the issue.

But I do not understand how that can be. An ''always on'' broadband connection does not use the dialup/VPN rules box that I am aware of. As a test, I created a new connection and set the disconnect timer for five minutes. At no time did it drop my connection. So at this point I'll admit that I just don't know and apologize if I have offended you in any way, for that was not my intent at all. I was merely trying to keep focused on what I thought was the key issue. Again, my sincerest apologies.

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try this..
by Age53 / September 18, 2006 4:02 AM PDT

instead of using your router connect right to the modem. an if it kicks ya its in the modem not the routers or contact your IPS ppl an see if they have any answears for ya.

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