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I moved my computer to another room and lost 32mb of ram. how can i resolve this issue?

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Re: loss of ram

Does the computer have 2 video ports on it - meaning does it have on-board video and someone added a video card?

If so, once you moved it, you may have hooked it back up to the on-board video port instead of the card. Most on-board video used 32mb of memory, which would explain the memory loss.

I hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

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There could be a couple of causes for this issue. Your internet could be degraded when it gets to your house causing disconnects. You will have to contact your Internet Service Provider in order to have them resolve this issue. Normally, they will replace splitters and may even replace lines outside of your house. You could also be having problems with the modem directly. The may replace this. You could also try to upgrade the software on it. Click here for the update page for Arris.

Typically, I recommend you unplug the router, plug the computer directly in the modem and see if you still have the problem. If you still have the problem then you know it is just the modem. If the problem resolves itself then you know the most likely culprit is the router.

I would also recommend that you update your router firmware as well. Do a google search for the brand name of the router and go to the companies website, look in the support/downloads section for updated software.
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--Take out and reinsert all Ethernet cables on your network. Loose cables can cause disconnects.
--If possible, replace the Ethernet cables. Bad cables can cause this.

Lastly, you could be having an issue with the Network card(NIC) on your computer. Network cards are either built into the modem or external(a card you insert into the motherboard). Using the process of elimination and the steps above, you can hopefully narrow down the problem to one specific component of your network.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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From there, if the modem is bad.... you'll have to replace it. If it's a DSL issue, AT&T will have to resolve the issue with your line.

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Please follow the steps mentioned below on the Computer where the internet connection is working normally and check if the issue is resolved.

  • Please type "" into the address bar, then hit "Enter" or "Return."
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The question I have is,
1. Did you have sync previously and it has suddenly stopped working?
2. Is this new a new DSL activation of service to your address and has not achieved sync yet?

for 1.
The most common issue is usually a recent change within the telephone environment or equipment at your address, does any of the following fit your scenario: You recently moved your DSL equipment to another room, you have bought a new phone, answer machine, Fax machine, Sky television subscription, a monitored security alarm service has been installed at your address or health monitoring equipment has been installed or an unlikely, lightening strike or power outage has occurred around the same time as sync was lost.
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for 2.
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