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Well i decided to get broadband and signed up with aol <bad choice i know>

About 4 days ago I got disconnected from the internet... [bleep] i thought

Reconnected and then about 20 minutes later got disconnected.
This happened all that night and I though, Right just a problem with the line, will probably be sorted tomorrow.

Next day= same thing

reinstalled my modem drivers, then reinstalled aol, same thing happening

Next day I reinstalled windows <dumb i know, but couldnt figure out what was causing the problems>

No luck

Finally resorted calling aol where some dumbass started to spew drivel about using disk cleanup, how i should delete my cookies and all that crap

Finally got passed onto a senior technician who said that I might have some spyware, or a problem with my pc.

Now my pc is running sweet as [bleep], and nothing gets onto my computer without me knowing about it.
My final guess is that theres something wrong with the modem, but sometimes I can stay on for 2 hours without being disconnected, and sometimes 2 minutes.
Ive seen posts about the modem overheating, but its no hotter than usual.

Im using a 105 voyager or w/e its called.
the power and dsl lights never flicker, making me believe its not a problem with the line

Well hopefully someone can help poor old me :tazz:
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You could try this


You want WinsockXPFix at the top

Click start then control panel, click network and internet, network connections, right click the connection then click properties to look for anything related to disconnect if idle, click apply if you make any changes
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