For your information only these tests will check various stages of the connection, the first ping test, ping default gateway checks to see if you still have a connection to the router. The next two Ping google.com & Ping 209.183.226.152 tests the connection to internet. google is to test by name and the ping test using a number is checking that a connection exists without DNS.

Netgear R7800 Dropping connection every few minutes and in order to fix it I either have to reboot my modem or just simply unplug and plug back in my internet line into the router and I'm good. I suspect it could simply be a bad eithernet cable. I will do some experimenting today and see if I'm able to track it down. Only about 3 days ago, I noticed the sudden loss of my internet connection across all my devices (iPod, Wireless Windows 7 laptop, and Wired Windows 7 Desktop). The signal came back a few minutes later, so I assumed everything was ok. The NEXT day, the signal was dropping out every 5 minutes and would take up to 10 minutes to reconnect. Dropping connection every couple of hours (sometimes more frequently) My Internet connection is dropping regulary - at least every few hours and sometimes every 15 minutes. Occaisionally, I'll race upstairs and find the modem has lost connection, but sometimes I can't get there to check Since over a week, every few minutes my internet connection drops, which can be observed in one of two ways using ping: Request timed out. Reply from 192.168.1.1: Destination net unreachable. Especially the second one is troublesome instantly disconnecting me from any serivce I'm logged in to (e.g. Citrix, remote desktop). I'm actually losing internet connection every 20 minutes. 0 Reply. 1 Reply Last reply . J. John Fruehe last edited by . I do see drops, they are not as frequent, maybe once every few hours, but there are drops. The fluctuating performance is probably an indicator. Sometimes it does drop to zero. 0 Reply. S. The key to solving WiFi connection drops is using an app that can allow your device to use all the available connections (WiFi, cellular, wired Ethernet, etc.) so that the overall Internet connectivity is not affected.

Jayn1, I can certainly assist you with your data connection. I understand how important it is to have a reliable data connection. What zip code is this and what device are you using? If the device has a removable battery, try removing it for a few seconds. Let me know more details so that I can assist. Thanks, MarquiaF_VZW

Only about 3 days ago, I noticed the sudden loss of my internet connection across all my devices (iPod, Wireless Windows 7 laptop, and Wired Windows 7 Desktop). The signal came back a few minutes later, so I assumed everything was ok. The NEXT day, the signal was dropping out every 5 minutes and would take up to 10 minutes to reconnect.

Next do you have hardwired connection to pc or laptop? When wifi drops, does hardwired device still have internet connection? My thought is crowded wifi environment, gateway keeps changing channels resulting in a drop to wireless devices. If hardwired device(s) also drop suggests signal issue to gateway. Do you have Uverse IPTV service?

Dropping connection every couple of hours (sometimes more frequently) My Internet connection is dropping regulary - at least every few hours and sometimes every 15 minutes. Occaisionally, I'll race upstairs and find the modem has lost connection, but sometimes I can't get there to check Since over a week, every few minutes my internet connection drops, which can be observed in one of two ways using ping: Request timed out. Reply from 192.168.1.1: Destination net unreachable. Especially the second one is troublesome instantly disconnecting me from any serivce I'm logged in to (e.g. Citrix, remote desktop). I'm actually losing internet connection every 20 minutes. 0 Reply. 1 Reply Last reply . J. John Fruehe last edited by . I do see drops, they are not as frequent, maybe once every few hours, but there are drops. The fluctuating performance is probably an indicator. Sometimes it does drop to zero. 0 Reply. S. The key to solving WiFi connection drops is using an app that can allow your device to use all the available connections (WiFi, cellular, wired Ethernet, etc.) so that the overall Internet connectivity is not affected. Based on Netgear.com on how to set a static IP for your computer.. Go to Start, then Control Panel and then Network and Sharing Center.. Click on Change adapter settings.. Right-click on Local Area Connection and choose Properties.. From there, choose Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties, which is next to the Install and Uninstall buttons.