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wireless connection randomly disconnecting/reconnecting

By SultanGris
Jan 6, 2006
  1. My wireless connection seems to randomly disconnect, and then imediatly reconnect, dont have any frequency interference that i know of, any idea what would cause this?

    i have client lease time set to a long time, so its not that.
     
  2. the6thfactor

    the6thfactor TS Rookie

    I'm having the same exact issue, no idea what could be causing it right now though. I've tried so many things.

    First however you could narrow it down: try running a wired connection briefly and see if the connection still gets interrupted.
     
  3. SultanGris

    SultanGris TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 207

    not currently possible without moving my pc, and i dont want to go to all that hassle, as i dont think its an issue with the internet connection as i dont have this problem on my other wireless pc.
     
  4. the6thfactor

    the6thfactor TS Rookie

    Ah, gotcha... well i'm not sure then. If I find out a solution, i'll let ya know ;-)
     
  5. SultanGris

    SultanGris TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 207

    do you know of any free programs that will monitor/log network connections traffic? or internet traffic to see if i can narrow it down?
     
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,446   +324

    get a CMD prompt window and
    ping -t $your-isp-name (eg earthlink.com )

    there should be a continuous list like
    Pinging earthlink.com [209.86.93.211] with 32 bytes of data:
    Reply from 209.86.93.211: bytes=32 time=77ms TTL=241
    Reply from 209.86.93.211: bytes=32 time=76ms TTL=241
    Reply from 209.86.93.211: bytes=32 time=76ms TTL=241​
    if you see something like
    Reply from 209.86.93.211: bytes=32 time=76ms TTL=241
    Reply from 209.86.93.211: bytes=32 time=76ms TTL=241
    Request timed out.
    Request timed out.​
    the connection was lost
     
  7. SultanGris

    SultanGris TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 207

    i just upgraded my router firmware, and installed latest wireless card drivers, and havnt had it disconnect yet, but its only been like 2 hours. will repost if my problem reoccurs.

    i know how to ping, and thats not what i need, i meant something that will monitor every individual connection, and what its connected to, ports and all that.
     
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