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Constantly loses DNS connection , have to reboot all the time

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  • boom3619 Jun 01, 2008

    direct, desktop hard wired to comcast cable.

  • boom3619 Jun 01, 2008

    i have unplugged the modem and reset the modem by the back button HUNDREDS of times. It will work for a while and then the same thing



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Is that on wireless connection or direct connection?

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Jun 01, 2008

    ok..then it's most likely going to be your cable modem that's at risk here. try to use the reset button on the back of the modem, if there is one, or call your comcast support folks. It's not likely to be your computer, from what I've gathered.

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