Internet disconnection while printing

  Big Nate 13:22 17 Sep 2006
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Almost every time I am printing while on-line I become disconnected from the internet. I don't recall this happening in the past, it just recently started within the past few months. Any, and all responses are greatly appreciated!

  silverous 13:28 17 Sep 2006

Do you connect to the internet via USB modem ?
Is your printer USB printer?

I'm wondering if it is power related, I know some of the old Alcatel 'frog' ADSL modems could have issues with USB power as they didn't have their own power supply. I had problems with one that started happening after a period of time.

You could try a powered USB hub to plug the printer or modem (or perhaps both) into.

  Graham. 13:34 17 Sep 2006

As above, ensure the printer is on a seperate USB hub to the modem.

  Jak_1 13:36 17 Sep 2006

Could be be what silverous say's, how many usb devices do you have running?

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