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"wine guy" <wine firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> 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: