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Modem reboots when using wireless

2wire 1000hw. works perfectly fine on desktop hardwired. when i open laptop i can connect and it stays on for varying lengths of time. then modem will reboot itself. have updated drivers on laptops intel adapter. when i hardwire laptop and do not use it as wireless, the modem works fine. went thru att support and they suggested new modem. it only reboots the modem when the wireless is turned on on laptop. help.

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  • dheath7200 Oct 03, 2008

    I have the same problem. The 2Wire modem hardwired to my main computer works fine, but when the 2nd computer (using the 'fin') tries to connect, it knocks the modem out and it has to reboot. The 2nd computer had previously work fine with it for over a year. My son's IPhone also knocks out the 2Wire modem. I called ATT and they said same thing - get a new modem. My system is Windows XP.

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Did you try upping your lease time and see if that changes things.
The lease time is the amount of time before a DHCP request a new IP address.
Ususally it get the same, but if it is malfunctioning it can cause problems like this.

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