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Internet disconnect I have a self built PC and previously thought it was my internet provider causing my PC to constantly disconnect when under any download pressure or fast surfing between pages but after moving to a new provider I found this is still happening. More if anything. Can you help me with this issue. I am lead to believe this may be a driver issue

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  • darkwillow Nov 30, 2007

    Wasnt sure what this was at first till I looked it up. I downloaded a program called Dr TCP. This apparently controls my MTU. I tried on 1500 and also on 1492 but it never made any difference to the issue

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2007

    Wasnt sure what this was at first till I looked it up. I downloaded a
    program called Dr TCP. This apparently controls my MTU. I tried on 1500
    and also on 1492 but it never made any difference to the issue

  • darkwillow Nov 30, 2007

    Wasnt sure what this was at first till I looked it up. I downloaded a
    program called Dr TCP. This apparently controls my MTU. I tried on 1500
    and also on 1492 but it never made any difference to the issue

  • darkwillow Nov 30, 2007

    oops said it 3 times, sorry :)

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2008

    ok actually went out and brought a network card which has helped. I have narrowed the problem down. My motherboard has some kind of safety cut-off which makes my internet fail when downloading. By installing a seperate nework card I have bypasses this safety featue and now when under pressure my PC goes into a blue screen error and freezes or restarts



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It could be a problem with your router. You can try to change the MTU value. Mine is at 1492.

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

  • goovy75 Dec 01, 2007

    I also had this problem and i solved it to buy a cheap pci 10/100 network card. The problem was the onboard broadcom network controller from my asus p4g8x deluxe motherboard.

    does your modem also has wireless. maybe you can try wireless



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