internet connection problems

i get internet to my home from my ISP (talktalk, UK) & have a asus RTn66u router with a draytek modem. its worked fine for ages apart from occaisonal periods where it loses connection for a few hours. i've always assumed it was the fault of the ISP

yesterday we lost internet connection & have only been able to reconnect by swapping the router/draytek for the old TalkTalk ISP router (with built-in modem). its not a solution i like because the wifi range of the old router is very poor

anyone know why the new router / modem combo might've just stopped working? cabling in the house IS questionable. i'm thinking noise on the line might be an issue (but thats just speculation based on zero knowledge)

any ideas or suggestions of where to go to get information appreciated

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Does your routger give you any response or it just stopped working? I mean diodes- are they lighted up?
Maybe your power supply is damaged or you have lost your config.

Another question: When you scan networks do you see the name of it or you dont have it at all?

Will be talking Happy

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Sorry no.

All I can do with this info is agree one modem works and the other does not. Why not keep what works and if you feel the need use the RTn66u router with that?

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