ADSL Modem Disconnects Continually

By scotrock ยท 4 replies
Dec 23, 2006
  1. CPU - AMD Athlon 3200XP
    Motherboard - Asus A7N8X-X
    RAM - 1Gb PC3200
    Graphics - Geforce FX5200
    Modem - Conexant AccessRunner ADSL (internal PCI card)
    OS - Win XP Pro & Win 2000 Pro
    Hard Drive - Western Digital 80Gb

    About a week ago my modem started dropping the line every few seconds or so. I had my ISP check the line and it seems to be ok, i've also tried another modem and got the same problem. I'm using another PC now and it's ok so it seems to be a problem with my other system and not down to faulty cables, filters etc. The PC that has the problem is a dual boot system running XP Pro and win 2000 Pro and the problem is affecting both systems.

    I'd appreciate some help to sort this out...

    thanks A
  2. N1Hawk

    N1Hawk TS Rookie Posts: 222

    Have you done a virus scan and a spyware scan recently?
  3. scotrock

    scotrock TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yes ran a full system scan with AVG and also ran adaware and spybot s&d but nothing was found.
  4. Hatrick

    Hatrick TS Rookie Posts: 90

    Have you, by any chance, just subscribed to Sky? I had the same problem for a year: the only way to stay online (often, even *get* online) was to disconnect the 'phone lines connected to their equipment.
  5. scotrock

    scotrock TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no sky and the only thing connected to the master socket is the modem and a cordless phone which i've disconnected and turned off to see if that was causing a problem.
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