Freezing Network

By mephisto_007
Jul 10, 2007
  1. Hi, I am curious about our office network because it will freeze once every 4-6 days in order to normalize the network is to reset the router itself, it not really a big headache job, but to know that you will have to reset the router once every 4-6 days then it soon become a boring and my question is, how do i fix this? or is it normal as well for everyone? the problem may due to the way i set up the network?

    Network consisting of 14 computers, 1 router and 4 switch/hubs... is this too much for router to handle? or should I split the network in half with 2 router?
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    "freeze" means what? Can you access other computers? Can you access the router? Can you access the internet?

    Did you update the router firmware?
  3. mephisto_007

    mephisto_007 TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 224

    Yes cannot access the internet and the router... I've already check router's firmware is up to date...
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,317   +618

    Configuration question: Are you logging within the router and sending them somewhere?
    I've seen this cause problems; just unconfigure the email addess and disable the loggin.

    So EVERY system fails when attempting to PING the router address?
    (sure sign it's the router itself). If only a few fail, it's more likely to be specific
    system issues.

    If not, then does EVERY system fail when attempting to PING your ISP gateway address?
    If so, the router is not processing the release/new cycle properly.
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