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Router loses connection

About every twenty minutes or so for the past two years I have had to walk upstairs and reset the router. I did not have this problem when I had DSL, but when I switched to Bright House (cable modem), thats when the problem began. I tried setting up the router several different ways but I still have the problem. I am sure there is some sort of simple solution, but until I know what that is I feel like a real idiot and just keep going back upstairs into my roomates room and pressing the little reset button on the back of it. Can anyone help me please?

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Somebody else on this site had similair troubles and it was down to the fact that the cable company change the IP address of the connection frequently. Now, if this is the case your router will lose connection if it's a seperate modem as it will lose the modem IP address. I would contact your provider for a solution if this is the case.

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