Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Internet stops working randomly

10 May 2013   #21
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phamersma View Post
I allready tried that during this thread but tried it again just to be sure but it didn't help. I sent emails to D-link and Sweex now. See if they can help.... I wil let you know.

Thanks for your help chev65.
Yes it's acting like a router problem and it may be that the router is going out or something, hard to say from my end.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
14 May 2013   #22
phamersma

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

I am ashamed to say how simple the solution was.... I installed the PCI card in a different Desktop. It worked perfect.... So that could only mean the other desktop was in the wrong position.
I moved the whole desk it was on a few inches away from the wall. And that did it.... And i don't know why it did not give a problem before and INSIDDer gives the same signal strenght as the neighbours.... now it is faster then it ever was!!
So much work i did for nothing!!
Thanks for helping out even as it was not a windows problem.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 May 2013   #23
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Yes PCI network cards tend to get jammed up against walls because they install in the back of a PC. Needless to say this doesn't do much for the antenna on the PCI card. Usually the signal strength will give you a good idea of what the problem is.

My PCI card has a 6 foot long extension cable that goes to a triple antenna, I'm able to hang this antenna out the windows on my garage which makes the signal strength much better.

Here is what I get with my Asus AC66U wireless AC router. Yes it's actually faster than a 1Gb wired connection.


Attached Images
Internet stops working randomly-1.1gbps.png 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

14 May 2013   #24
phamersma

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Wow, thats really amazing! I just bought two of these:

6-inch SMA Antenna - Free Shipping - DealExtreme

So i can place the antenna next to my desk. I hope (and guess) that will help enough. For that money at least i can't go wrong.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Internet stops working randomly




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Sound on Laptop and Desktop Randomly Stops Working and Working
So recently the sound on my desktop and my laptop has stopped working. For seemingly no reason. I really don't understand it. I first noticed it with my desktop. The sound just randomly stopped working. But not...entirely. It's really strange and complicated what's been happening, so bare with...
Sound & Audio
Sound stops working randomly after a while
Hi I've bought a set of new speakers for listening to music on my PC. However they stop playing randomly after a while. If I then go to the Device-manager and rightclick on the speakers (which is set as the default Device for sound) and do the test it works again for a while, whereupon the pattern...
Sound & Audio
Sound stops working randomly
Hi, My acer (aspier v5 171 Series) (windows 8) has been working smoothly for 1 year now, but since couple of days the sound would go off if something is not being played for sometime. then I need to restart to get it back...initially I though it happens after I lock the laptop but today it went...
Sound & Audio
All Internet other than Skype stops working randomly
I am on a wired connection on windows 7 So basically all of my computers Internet, except for Skype, will drop for about 5 minutes. Then it will come back and any where from 5 to 45 minutes later it will drop.. Sooo I have no idea what's wrong. The little Internet connection symbol in the...
Network & Sharing
Keyboard randomly stops working
So i have windows ultimate 32 bit, and i noticed this problem. My keyboard randomly, doesnt matter what im doing, stops working. All i hear is a beep and then the keyboard is frozen. Sometimes i can go into on-screen keyboard and press a few buttons and my keyboard will unfreeze, but sometimes i...
Hardware & Devices
Keyboard randomly stops working.
Hi thelastbonbona, It may not be an issue with the keyboard at all. You may try using a good-known keyboard with the system, if available; will help you to isolate the keyboard as the possible root cause. Alternatively, you may use this keyboard with another system to see if the issue...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:21.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App