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Just on a hunch, do you have an unshielded subwoofer sitting near your PC?


Interesting that Cilix mentioned this. Do you have a microwave or any appliances near the cable run since it's fairly far from the router?


What about a wireless telephone base unit?
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Cable foreman came by today, all he did was isolate the splitter (something like that). But when he did that my upstream level went up to 51.3 dBmv, i told him thats kind of high, but he said as long as its under 52. He did check the wiring outside and he said everything looks normal.

But the cable foreman called the office and asked them about my history on my modem and they said i had a bunch of T3 and T4 timeouts. I overheard that i had over 1000 T3, T4 timeouts and its increasing. So he told me it could be something in the head end. They will call me back in 4 days to follow-up.

I hope what he did with the splitter will fix this. But I don't like how my upstream increased because of it. I remember when i first signed up my upstream was at 61 dBmv, but it just decreased on its own, down to 45 dBmv at one time.

I'm not liking this, but at the same time this is interesting because i want to see whats causing the problem. I'm betting its guaranteed a headend thing. I think it started happening when that UFC fight between Lyoto Machida and Rashad Evans.
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Lol man you've been going through a lot with this problem. I don't know what to tell ya anymore. We've ruled out a lot and it all points to your modem/isp. Hopefully they can get this fixed for you with what they did.
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My Problem is Solved.

Finally after weeks of complaining to Road Runner, they have fixed it.
Its been 3 days so far without any disconnects or Lan unplugged.

To solve it this is what they did. I live in a apartment and there are 5 other units
around us, that makes a total of 6 units. So there is a 6 way splitter outside, which i do not have access of. Out of that splitter outside there is a rg58 or rg59 coax cable (i forget) running inside of the house. All they did was replace that wire with a rg6. They also changed my modem with the same model just in case i got 3 bad modems in a row.

So I think the problem was just the bad coax cable (rg58 or rg59). This is something that i couldn't fix myself because apartment buildings have limited access to things.

Special thanks to Untalented and everyone else for trying to help me.
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Great I knew it was nothing you could do internally.
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