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    Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

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      Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

      Change the micro filters....i repeat change the micro filters, watch once you do this you will not get this problem again and also you will see and increase in up and downstream connection!!!


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      Re: Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

      If only it was always that simple.


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      Re: Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

      Quote Originally Posted by __V__ View Post
      Change the micro filters....i repeat change the micro filters, watch once you do this you will not get this problem again and also you will see and increase in up and downstream connection!!!
      This only works sometimes. It can help but sometimes its a bit more tricky! :P

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      Re: Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

      It may have been the answer to the OP's problem, but it does not always work, there are many reasons why a connection drops, filters being only one of them. Many don't realize you do not really need a filter for ADSL, only when you are connecting another appliance to the phone line. Plug a router into the socket, using an ordinary phone plug and it will work perfectly well.

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      Note - When downloading always select the Custom install or you will end up with stuff you don't want.





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      Re: Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

      Well!

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      Re: Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

      Well!
      I could have said it will work perfectly, or will work well, but I preferred 'perfectly well'

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      Re: Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

      So why are they issued if you don't need them? I've got more than enough spares lol

      I've also got a pc mate who has one plugged into his router via main socket, plus I've got filters on all 3 sockets-so is this not right?

      Yes, if only it were that simple as I continually get dropped signals BUT with O2 lol NOT with Sky- never had any dropped signals or problems at all when with Sky, it was simply their pricing that made me move to O2- come back Sky, all is forgiven

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      Re: Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

      He is not saying that you do not need them, just that you only need to use them if you are using the socket for a telephone device such as a fax, mode, Sky receiver, answering machine or phone etc.

      If all you have connected to the socket is the router then you don't need the filter plugged in aswell.

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      Re: Getting connection drop outs? Read this!

      Quote Originally Posted by Isitme View Post
      It may have been the answer to the OP's problem, but it does not always work, there are many reasons why a connection drops, filters being only one of them. Many don't realize you do not really need a filter for ADSL, only when you are connecting another appliance to the phone line. Plug a router into the socket, using an ordinary phone plug and it will work perfectly well.
      Very true....

      but im giving advice on past experience, i had the problem of connection drop out lower speeds ertc, but i changed micro filter and tadaaaaa! Bingo it worked and is working fine again!

     

     

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