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Internet stops working if used too much...HELP!

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#1 Dr. Joe

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Posted 14 July 2009 - 07:28 PM

SO heres the deal. For the last year or 2 anytime I download a large file (non illegally) or when I try to play online games and use the internet at the same time, the internet just cuts off and I constantly have to unplug the router and modem and wait for it to boot up and then the internet works again. Im not really sure why its doing this. This never used to happen and now it happens at least 20 times a day. I have a comcast cable modem and a netgear router. I tried getting a new modem but it didnt solve the problem so I assume its the router. Any ideas? Thanks.

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#2 gareth_f


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Posted 15 July 2009 - 01:38 AM

I would try bypassing the router and plugging your pc directly into the modem and see if the problem persists. :thumbsup:

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Posted 15 July 2009 - 03:14 AM

Bypassing the router would be a good step. When it stops, do the lights go out on the modem or router? I assume you have talked to your ISP? If not give them a call.....they can see all the way to your modem. See if you can get it to repeat the issue with them on the phone and they should be able to see if it is on their network or yours.

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