Losing USB Power on Internet Connection.

  spuds 11:06 13 Feb 2005

Just lately, I seem to have an increasing 'drop-out' failure with my internet connection via a SpeedTouch 330 modem. The modem was connected via the computer USB1 point, and this as now been changed to a self powered USB1 Hub.Which ever connection I use, it doesn't seem to make much difference, I still keep getting 'drop-outs'. Could the fault be caused by a possible failing motherboard, which may not be giving a constant USB computer point connection. Would a new USB2 facility motherboard solve the problem!.

I have been through all the SpeedTouch 330 modem problems in the past, with the VIA chipsets etc, so I am cancelling this out at the moment, as a modem problem, unless you have another theory.

Gratitudes and Thanks as always.

  spuds 11:08 14 Feb 2005


  GANDALF <|:-)> 11:10 14 Feb 2005

Have you tried another make of modem to see if it is the modem or computer that is at fault?


  spuds 11:35 14 Feb 2005

Gandalf-- Yep, tried a Sagem [email protected] 800 E2T.

  leo49 12:00 14 Feb 2005

Cheap solution would be to fit a PCI adsl card and eliminate USB-root problems.They're going for nothing on Ebay as more folk switch to routers and get into networking.I bought one on there last weekend for £8.50 and fitted it in a friend's PC when his BB was activated.No more fretting over dropped connections and red and green flashing lights - fit it and forget it.

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