1. Hi Guest: Welcome to TRIBE, Toronto's largest and longest running online community. If you'd like to post here, or reply to existing posts on TRIBE, you first have to register on the forum. You can register with your facebook ID or with an email address. Join us!

Networking Help

Discussion in 'Technology' started by derek, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. derek

    derek TRIBE Member

    Need some help

    Whenever I connect to my home wifi with my work laptop, for some reason it takes out the internet signal (not just dropping it for the one client but the whole network). When the router reboots the laptop will usually connect (along with all my other devices) and is generally stable from there, expect the last few days, where it keeps disconnecting the internet after each reboot

    I have two routers, Bell Hub 3000 and Asus RT-AC87U. The Bell Hub DMZ is set to let all internet traffic flow to the Asus router, WIFI options on the Bell hub are disabled. I've tried assigning my work laptop a manual IP in the ASUS router, and that doesn't work either

    For clarity, when the laptop connects to the ASUS router it's visible on the network but as noted take out the internet and I need to reboot the Bell Hub

    Any ideas on why this is happening? and what can be done to fix it?

    It's driving me batty
    praktik likes this.
  2. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

    This is one of my weak spots for knowledge, all I'm gonna say is

    That shit is messed up yo
  3. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    There's a story in my google mobile feed about the google max speaker spamming the local router with a bajillion connection requests ,and thus overloading it to the point it freezes.
  4. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

  5. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    Maybe something similar in your case?
  6. SneakyPete

    SneakyPete TRIBE Member

  7. RumRogerz

    RumRogerz TRIBE Member

    so you lose connection to the internet as well as all your computers dropping out of the wireless network? Perhaps your work computer has a program that is constantly sending requests to the router, kind of like a DoS. Could be an arp flood too.

    Check to see if you have any processes that are peaking on your computer and start killing them, see what happens

Share This Page