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Loss of internet connection

Have new NG WNR834bv2 (2.1.13), once connected to internet, wireless & wired PC have complete access with good data rates, etc. On occasion (sometimes after 3 days, sometimes 1 day, sometimes after a week) the connection to the internet is lost. There are no messages, I've had the IP provider (Comcast) come to house & check signal, new cable modem, do not believe that there are any wiring issues. The IP does use dynamic IP adressing, but I don't think it changes that often, and even so shouldn't teh cable modem/wireless automatically reconnect? Problem has become very frustrating sine the family will be without internet acces until I get home from work to reset (power cycle or renew the "lease" (which doesn't always work)) the wireless router. Does anyone have any ideas.

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  • Toolboxgang Jan 01, 2009

    Comcast came to house again and verified the signal strength into the house - looked good, at least during their visit. Still I question that the signal could be intermittent.

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    i have a signal but i cant open any pages or even get on the internet?

  • m1leyva1 Feb 16, 2009

    i have been told that the wires are wrong how if i follow the cd step by step?

  • mfarhaniqbal Apr 10, 2009

    Internet connects then the Signal strength goes down one point and then internet goes the slowest. NetGear is now the most unreliable wireless provider. Their product is giving so much trouble and also u have to pay to find out a solution to this as well. NetGear is one of the worst wireless product to buy. I recommend using another product because i am switching from NetGear to another product If you want to clear your problem throw the NetGear box out the window because its garbage. there is no solution to their problem because their problem keeps coming back

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