have you contacted cable co? have they checked out lines replaced modems?
are you virus free spyware free?
i've had this problem for a couple of years now and i'm pretty fed up with it. i dont know how to narrow it down except for reformatting, which i've done 3 times since it started.
the problem is i can either be surfing the net, or playing an online game, and i will lose my connection to the net. the only fix is for me to reboot my computer. i am on cable internet.
the most recent time i have reformatted, i only put the basics on my computer. i downloaded an Nvidia driver for my vid card, and the latest Direct X version. i also downloaded XP's recent hotfixes. i believe that the problem is with the hotfixes. it ran fine til i got those.
i've downloaded XP service pack 2 in recent months and it did not fix this problem at all. should i reformat again and not download fixes and updates for XP anymore?
is there anymore info that i should provide?