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drops LAN connection every 25 seconds

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Anonymous
July 24, 2005 12:54:01 PM

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What might cause a connection drop?
I have 2 computers on the router one drops the other doesn't.
Anonymous
July 24, 2005 1:10:09 PM

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"wine guy" <wine guy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:A1434C56-B6A2-402B-BA3C-0F2E03680E33@microsoft.com...
> What might cause a connection drop?
> I have 2 computers on the router one drops the other doesn't.

Bad cable or wireless connection. Bad NIC. Bad router port. Misconfigured
TCP/IP settings. Malware.

The possibilities are almost endless. After checking the cable, try a
different cable on a different port on the router, I would scan for malware.
Check here for a start on scanning for malware:

http://www.aumha.org/secure.htm

Kerry
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