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Wired / Wireless drops network

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December 6, 2012 6:27:31 PM

I am having a networking trouble within my work network. I began to noticed the network infrequently dropping a few weeks ago. It was then started working good for 2 weeks and then yesterday it dropped 6 times. I purchased and setup a Linksys e4500 thinking that a more expensive router will take care of the job but it seems to be happening again. Today it worked fine for about 4 hours then dropped twice. I tried pinging the router but that did not work. Any ideas?
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December 7, 2012 6:20:00 PM

If it keeps dropping and you swapped out routers then maybe it's your ISP or the modem that's dropping. I know you said it's a work network but if there was some way to test it using just the modem to see if that's what's droppnig the service.
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December 9, 2012 5:41:41 PM

Based off the information you've given I'd say it is your ISP. Dropping wired/wireless on multiple devices with different routers indicates that your service as a whole is dropping. Do you know how to check your signal levels?
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