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Lose internet connection

I have cable internet and recently added a Lynksys 802.11g router so my son could hook up his new X-box 360. Most of the time we can use the internet with no problem but sometimes it will lose connection. We did not have this problem before the router. I can regain the connection by unplugging the cable modem and then plugging it back in. A time or two I had to unplug the router as well to regain the connection. Any ideas?

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Normally this means that you have to update the firmware of the router. If you just recently purchased it you can call 8003267114 so that linksys can walk you through the upgrade. If your not under warranty message me and ill give you a walkthrough.

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