Broadband Problem and Fitting PCI Card.

  spuds 11:02 06 Jun 04

I and many others have a reconized problem with a SpeedTouch 330 modem which constanly disconnects from the internet, due to an incompatibilty with via/ali/sis mobo chipset click here Checking with a PC World techie, he as recommended that I fit and install a Belkin Desktop Network 32bit PCI Card [F5D5000uk], which he states should solve the problem of the constant disconnections that are occuring.

What do you think!!.

  BIG ben strikes 10 11:17 06 Jun 04

could you give a little more information. you should check with your internet service provider (ISP) see if they can be of any help?

  spuds 11:24 06 Jun 04

Information of events in above link.

  Fruit Bat 12:24 06 Jun 04

Have Via onboard Usb1.1 find dropout occrs if modem and other (scanner , card reader) item plugged in and used together, power loss bandwith?

HAve via USB2 PCI card find simular problem dosen't drop out but speed reduced to 12mbps (USB1.1) still fast enough for modem use.


  BIG ben strikes 10 14:00 06 Jun 04

i am not sure how a Desktop Network 32bit PCI Card will help. we had a problem where the internet kept on disconnecting it was a lack of RAM but this was different it was a dial-up.ill see what else i could do. ben

  spuds 10:54 07 Jun 04

Thanks folks.^bump^

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