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Connection fails

By Elefteria
May 20, 2012
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  1. Hi guys,
    just put up a new pc with the modem I had my older laptop, where it worked fine. Now this is what happens: The connection starts normally, lasts about 1 hour, and then fails. This has happened many times. Anyone knows why this could be happening?
    Best regards,
    :)

    my modem is an old baudtec, and I have Vista. The modem connects with usb. I also get an error message, but I do not remember now the exact number...
     
  2. alexe3831

    alexe3831 TS Enthusiast Posts: 29

    Try and get the error number for us if you can, it can be extrememly helpful in helping you solve your problem.
     
  3. Elefteria

    Elefteria TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hey there,
    thanks for your reply. I get an "error 105"...
     
  4. alexe3831

    alexe3831 TS Enthusiast Posts: 29

    Have you tried resetting the router/modem back to factory settings, and then turning on security (if its WIFI)
     
  5. ITLogicSystems

    ITLogicSystems TS Enthusiast

    You might want to check the DHCP lease time. If it's consistently an hour & then you get disconnected perhaps your pc is not renewing the DHCP address properly - or the router is not handing out ips correctly. Either way, as alexe3831 said, maybe resetting your router will do the trick!
     
  6. alexe3831

    alexe3831 TS Enthusiast Posts: 29

    DHCP would be reset if the router was restarted/reset so that is the first place to start. Second if the router is as old as you say, is it possible that it is not recieving DHCP tables from the internet correctly? the format has been updated a few times in the previous years...
     

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