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FVS 318 Internet Problem

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We are getting frequent internet connection dropping problem in some of the system in the LAN

During that time we tried to ping the router IP from that system and we are getting the "request time out" error, but still the system able to communicate with other system in the LAN

I have reconfigure the router (using reset button)

We did that but it doesn’t solve the problem

Because of this our business is getting affected, we are getting frequent down time. Please look into this and help us to resolve this issue ASAP.

My Configuration Details

Router: FVS 318vs
Firmeware: V3.0_27
ISP: AIRCEL (Wimax)
IP: Static IP
Operating System: Windows 2000 Pro with SP4
Antivirus: Fsecure Client Security 6.0

Number of System Connected in the network: 100

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I have been using three FVS-318's over several years with Windows XP, Windows 2000 Clients and Servers. I experienced different problems with all three of them and some of the issues could be resolved by Netgear, others were not. One of the problems was during Terminal Server sessions, the connection would be dropped. From the inbound, everything seemed to be fine. From outbound, the router was simply not accessible. This sounds very much like your problem, only with different applications. Once I started buying total different routers, all my problems were solved. Please don't stick too long with the FVS-318, however the box looks great. Once my problems were solved, I kissed the 318 goodbye. I'm sorry my repsonse to your problem came so late. I recently discovered this website.

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