My connection keeps turning off during big downloads and I need to restart it to get it back

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jalmers
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My connection keeps turning off during big downloads and I need to restart it to get it back

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I've noticed this mostly trying to download games on steam; after a couple gigabytes the internet connection just gradually stops working and I need to restart to get it back. I tried out a few commands I found on stackexchange but none of them ended up fixing the problem. I'm using wifi and it's an old mac mini I got on craigslist if that helps at all.
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Re: My connection keeps turning off during big downloads and I need to restart it to get it back

Post by LanceM »

I had this happen and it turned out to be a bad integrated module in a box on the exterior of my house. The module was a junction point in the DSL line and modem.
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