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Modem disconnects from internet. must unplug to reconnect

My CM300V2 modem worked great for about 3 years. Now however it seems to disconnect from the internet (high speed cable) at least daily. The modem must be unplugged in order to reconnect. I uploaded the latest driver to no avail. The Internet Protocol is set to obtain IP adresses and DNS server addresses automatically. Any help would be appreciated. Do modems just wear out?

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That is over 26,000 hours of on time. Since most of the modem don't come with a cooling device. the max on time for any given modem is 15,000 to 20,000 hours.
yes, it is time to change a modem.

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