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Windows 7: ADSL internet connection flickering on and off.

30 Jul 2012   #1
xtbs

windows 7/vista
 
 
ADSL internet connection flickering on and off.

So basically I'm using adsl for my internet and it seems everytime during a storm the internet will flicker on and off (ive seen it go up to 5 to 7 times within 5 minutes.) I dont know whats going on with regards to my isp but im wondering if this could be my modem, or my isp. any ideas?


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30 Jul 2012   #2
Outlander

W7x64 Ult.
 
 

If you are on copper, you would be wise to unplug the modem and forget the internet during storms. I have lost untold modems, telephones and routers to lightning over the years. At this point I simply unplug everything at the first distant rumble....Oh yes, there was that one motherboard too......
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31 Jul 2012   #3
xtbs

windows 7/vista
 
 

well i mean i get cloud cover some days and it just dies
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