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Windows 7: My internet keeps on disconnecting

23 Nov 2010   #1
Xnefoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 
My internet keeps on disconnecting

well my internet keeps on disconnectng , i phoned my isp like a million times , and they keep on saying its my router lol , im getting sick and tired of it . Could the problem really be with my router? My router is an linksys wrt54gl .


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23 Nov 2010   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Unplug router from wall and computer and shut both the computer and router off.
Then plug router back in and hook up computer and re-boot.
I had to do this with mine and it worked for me.
Post back and let us know how you are doing.
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23 Nov 2010   #3
Xnefoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

ok thanks i'll post back soon
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23 Nov 2010   #4
Xnefoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Didnt work it disconnected again
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24 Nov 2010   #5
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Xnefo,
1. Check router by using another computer(friiends) to see if theirs work..could be bad router!
2. Download router's driver for manufacture's web site
3. If connecting with USB try another slot or could be bad USB cable.
4. Fill in System specs and list name of router and model.

5. Welcome to 7 Forum and post back and we will get this resolved so hang in there.
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24 Nov 2010   #6
Lunarpancake

Windows 8 Professional
 
 

connect another computer the same way ( wired or wireless) to the router. If it loses connection too then you know your router is having issues. If it does not lose connection then its your pc.

Without this info troubleshooting is like tossing darts blindfolded.
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24 Nov 2010   #7
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

when you lose connection, see if you can still access the router or the modem.
Our router is going out, disconnects 1 to 2 times a day, and when it disconnects we can't access the router.
All the computers revert to the 169.xxx.xxx.xxx IP addresss when it happens.
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24 Nov 2010   #8
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W8.1 tablet
 
 

If possible, bypass the router and plug the line from your ISP directly into your computer. If you lose the connection then you can rule out the router.
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24 Nov 2010   #9
Lunarpancake

Windows 8 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zepher View Post
when you lose connection, see if you can still access the router or the modem.
Our router is going out, disconnects 1 to 2 times a day, and when it disconnects we can't access the router.
All the computers revert to the 169.xxx.xxx.xxx IP addresss when it happens.
169 ip addresses are found on DHCP machines that cannot pull ip information.
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24 Nov 2010   #10
gaz

Windows 7 X64 Bit
 
 
router

can you post a screenshot of your router homepage?

make sure your idle time out is set to 0

otherwise it disconnects every 30-35 seconds

just a thought
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