Router Keeps Losing connection!

  dazz10 12:55 14 Jan 2008

Hi all,

I've got a Belkin pre-n router which has been working fine up until a few weeks ago! I will be browsing the internet when all of a sudden the internet connection is lost. The wireless connection to all my pc's is still there but just no internet.

When I go onto the router setup page (which can still be accessed) it says disconnected and it won't reconnect unless I restart the router.

I have my DNS to get automatically from my ISP and don't know whether that could be causing a problem.

Any advice??

Many thanks

  howard64 17:08 14 Jan 2008

it could be your network card switching off to save power!!! go to device manager and network connections then select your network connection and properties. The top right tab is power management - click in this and make sure there is no tick in the box to allow the pc to switch off. If there is more than one network connection check them all.

  dazz10 23:37 14 Jan 2008

Thanks for the response. I've tried that and can't see anything about the power settings.

I think it's definately at th router end as I can still connect wirelessly to the router when the internet has disconnected. The router also won't reconnec without a reboot.

  ambra4 11:17 15 Jan 2008

Check your lan card setting

Lan Card Setting

Right click on Local Area Connection Display Icon on task bar

Click Status-General-Properties

At the top of display the type of Lan card will be displayed

Click Configure-Click-Advanced Tab

Click- Flow Control-Change to Enabled if Disabled

Click-Power Management Tab

Untick if selected "Allow Computer to turn this device off to save power

Network Connection Setting

Click-Start- Setting-Network Connection-New Connection Wizard

Select-Connect to the Internet-Next

Select-Set Up My Connection Manually-Next

Select-Connect using a broadband connection that is always on


  JanetO 12:03 15 Jan 2008

If these don't work then try changing your filter.

  dazz10 12:26 15 Jan 2008

@ambra4 - thanks for the advice. i'll give this ago later.

@JanetO - Good thinking! Never thought of that one!

I'll let you both know if any of the suggestions work later.

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