Day 7 of extremely unstable internet. Randomly drops out - certain programs wont work - pinging servers results in roughly 70% data sent/recieved correctly. Wonder if I'll even get to send this message. Problem has literally nothing to do with ISP, something to do with this computer. If the ethernet cable is connected to this tower, nothing else connected to the modem will work - even though they respond perfectly with the modem. Grrrr. I've never seen/heard about this before. FFXI completely will not work, constant POL errors. It started on friday with just dc'ing me from the game every couple hours - now I can't even get through POL. This. freakin. sucks.
Sounds like your ethernet card is full of fat electrons and needs to be replaced.
Maybe, but sounds more like he has a Linksys router he hasn't reset in a while, with too many accumulated unpurged connections for the MAC of said system.
anyway, I took it to a technician to look at it overnight - but I just realised I never ******* tried a different ethernet cable
. But then again the communication between modem and computer was fine (pinging from cmd) it was just pinging websites where I got the problems (google,alla,microsoft,etc).
Gah, I just want it back and safe ;-; and hopefully inexpensive, because I'm going to be very poor soon. Moving to city to study YAYS. Gonna be living with my brother + flat-mate for a while, and he has internets (80gb a month thank god. ***** you 20gb)
so I'll still be around! Yay!