A Broadband and ADSL forum. BroadbanterBanter

Welcome to BroadbanterBanter.

You are currently viewing as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and other FREE features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload your own photos and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today.

Go Back   Home » BroadbanterBanter forum » Newsgroup Discussions » uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband)
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) (uk.telecom.broadband) Discussion of broadband services, technology and equipment as provided in the UK. Discussions of specific services based on ADSL, cable modems or other broadband technology are also on-topic. Advertising is not allowed.

Internet hangs after unpredictable intervals

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old May 12th 04, 11:26 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Colin Wilson
external usenet poster
Posts: 850
Default Internet hangs after unpredictable intervals

...the only way to get back online is to reboot the computer.
I'm running Win ME, with a Sagem Fast 800 modem. There is quiet a
long extension lead from the phone socket to here upstairs.
Is this a common problem and does anyone know how I can get rid of it?

This is a common problem with Speedtouch 330 modems, and is often related
to a VIA chipset on the motherboard (i`ve also had problems with a SiS
chipset), although I think this is the first time i`ve heard of someone
with this problem on a Sagem.

It may be related to the amount of current being drawn from your USB
ports, and it might be worth experimenting for now to see if anything

Disconnect all other USB devices you can (printers / cameras / webcams /
external storage etc) and see if the connection becomes stable. If it
does, then the problem is probably power related, and a powered USB hub
may be the solution (most cheap ones are "self powered" and do not have a
seperate power supply)

There`s a chance the modem itself could be faulty - can you beg/borrow
another machine to see if the same happens ? (or perhaps borrow an ADSL
modem overnight to see if another model works ok for you)

Last but not least, ditch the USB modem, buy a router / modem combo, and
kiss goodbye to all the hassle. I bought a cheap one from ebuyer (cost me
40 for a 4 port router) and its been worth every penny !

Try googling this group for reports on the Origo 8400 from ebuyer - most
people seem happy with them, and it won`t cost you a fortune, quick find
code 48449 / model = ASR-8400

Please add "[newsgroup]" in the subject of any personal replies via email
--- My new email address has "ngspamtrap" & @btinternet.com in it ;-) ---

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Gio Internet Brent Murray uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) 0 February 28th 04 08:31 AM
Help anyone? - black screen hangs and ADSL modem prob Antony uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) 2 November 2nd 03 08:53 PM
Zen Internet Rob uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) 3 September 1st 03 12:43 PM
ZEN INTERNET Peter Morgan - 0870 432 9631 uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) 3 August 12th 03 05:40 PM
ZEN INTERNET Athos uk.telecom.broadband (UK broadband) 0 August 11th 03 01:35 AM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 2.4.0
Copyright 2004-2020 BroadbanterBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.