Internet/AIM trouble

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Internet/AIM trouble

Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Wed Aug 23, 2006 2:52 pm

When I'm using AIM and use direct connection or try to send a file, my DSL modem goes nuts and cuts off my internet connection. Does anyone know what might be up and how I can fix this?
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Post by atari2600a » Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:12 pm

I have a solution! Step 1: Stop using AIM! :P

...But seriously though, I'd used to have similar modem trouble. It was caused by overheating. Make sure the modem is in an open cool place. (My modem was cramped inbetween my PC & desk when it was overheating)

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Post by gannon » Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:26 pm

I've seen some DSL modems that dislike using too many ports at once also.

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Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Wed Aug 23, 2006 6:11 pm

The modem is in an open area, I'm fairly certain the problem isn't overheating. How could i fix the ports issue?
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