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Wireless Router Randomly Disconnects

So i recently had trouble with my laptop finding my wireless router signal, and now that i finally got it working, i have stumbled across a brand new problem. It seems that now that i got my wireless working, the router would randomly kick me off the internet, my girlfriend never had a problem with this before. since it's her router, and it only started happening when i finally got my HP laptop on the network (she only has mac computers) i can't help but feel that i had sumthing to do with it. Anyways, so everytime i connect to the internet, i can stay on it for anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours or so, but eventually the internet would kick us off where none of my browsers would work.

I would then check the status of my internet, and it would say the signal is still excellent, and whatever i was downloading (ie. Bittorrent) would still be downloadin and uploading at an excellent rate...but the internet would stop working, and eventually i would get kick off of messenger.

when i try to look at the messenger support, everything appears to be good, except for the key something and when i try to repair, the log says
"Failed to connect to the service. THis could be due to improper Proxy or firewall setting. Please review your proxy and firewall setting. Proxy settings can be accessed through windows live messenger options. "
i have no idea if this is the reason, but when i click repair, it wouldn't repair it.

So what i have discovered is that to get my internet working, i have to hard reset the router, and that'll instantly connect me back up to the internet, but kick me off again in 20 minutes, OR i can log onto the NEC Router website and refresh my router, and that'll make it work for an hour or so.

i just find it kind of weird becaues none of my internet'll connect to any websites, but when i goto my network option and pick aterm and log into website, it lets me get onto the router that said..any idea why i keep getting booted out of my internet? please any help would be appreciated..

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  • silverboarde Jan 09, 2009

    the thing is i'm still fully connected to the internet when the internet goes...the only thing is my browser stops working, everything else is still going...none of my or my girlfriends computer's browsers work when this goes, but besides that, everything else works...maybe internet settings?

  • silverboarde Jan 09, 2009

    The Router i'm using is a NEC Aterm router, my girlfriend was running 802.11a for her macbook, that was when i couldn't even detect it on my hp, i had to set it to 802.11g or 802.11g & b to get it to connect to my computer. I'm pretty sure my bittorrent continued downloadin for about 15 or 20 minutes after i was disconnected from the browser.

    I looked at the wireless connection when my browser goes, and everytime it says cannot connect to internet on my browser, the status for receiving is still anywhere from 15,000 to 45,000

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    Browser doesn't recognized internet connection through wireless router. The problem is intermittent. I can work for hours with out a problem but then try to open a new tab or browser window to launch another site, when I get the File Not Found message. I know it is the router because if I swap out the new wireless with my old wired router, everything works beautifully for both my husband's and my computer (we even use different browsers). The wireless router we tried was Linksys. I guess it just goes to show you that wireless still has some challenges.


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Hey man. I had the same problem. I had a program like BITTORRENT running and it would kick me off of the internet on all my computers including the online on my Xbox 360 although all of my torrent files would still be downloading perfectly. I realized that these files were completely using all of my bandwith up and it was taking absolutely every part of the bandwith up. Because of that, the internet was completely out of whack and I couldn't use the internet for anything on anything. So unless you want your internet to keep messing up, I would suggest deleting BITTORRENT man. I'm telling you, I did that and my internet works perfectly.

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I am having this problem as well, however my connection goes from 56M down to 1M and I cant connect to anything. I previously thought it was my router but none of my other systems experience it. If you know someone with an external Wireless card I'd suggest trying that before purchasing one. I dont believe anyone can fix an internal wireless card that goes bad. Try downloading the latest drivers for your PC/LAPTOP's wireless device and reload it.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

  • David Rivera Jan 09, 2009

    Out of curiosity what type of router is it that you are using A/B/G/N? I have never heard of a router that only dropped browser support and still let you download. Sometimes those BITTORRENT downloaders dont reflect immediately that you have been disconnected (the program continues to search for peers with pieces of the file that you need and there is a small buffer). How long after your browser shutdown does your download continue?


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