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clivetjm 17th October 2012 01:51 PM

Forum breaks my internet connection
 
Is there some unusual cookie coding for diyaudio? Sometimes when I access this site my broadband connection gets reset. I've just installed a new router as the old expired. The new router is also getting reset. Weird.....

Jason 18th October 2012 07:41 AM

It's all pretty standard. Certainly nothing that could crash or reboot your router. No other websites?

clivetjm 18th October 2012 08:26 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jason (Post 3205794)
It's all pretty standard. Certainly nothing that could crash or reboot your router. No other websites?

I would estimate that 8 times out of 10 it's this site, the remaining times it seems to be random. I can't imagine what could cause my router to reset. I need to research possible causes some more.

Thanks Jason for your reply.

Jason 18th October 2012 08:29 AM

Perhaps the teenager next door who's hacked into your wifi and is rebooting it to kick you off because you are slowing down his torrents?

clivetjm 18th October 2012 08:45 AM

He hacked my new router / pwd then within 10 mins of my installing it, possible but unlikely. I've found a thread on the topic, most likely it's wireless related or line noise but the relationship with diyaudio is weird.

Jason 18th October 2012 08:46 AM

It is definitely weird if there is a correlation! Does the router have a log?

clivetjm 18th October 2012 08:49 AM

Yes there is a log but nothing is recorded that suggests a problem. I can't believe the forum is doing anything it shouldn't but it's hard to fathom.

DF96 18th October 2012 10:20 AM

Try to look for a pattern in when it happens, but be aware that our brains are good at imagining patterns which are not really there. e.g. forums only, US hosted sites only, sites with high/low picture content.

clivetjm 20th October 2012 10:27 PM

My router / broadband has reset twice today. Both times accessing this forum. 1st time when I accessed:

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/diy-h...ml#post3209028

2nd time when I accessed:

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/

to navigate to this page. I was using Chrome, I'm now using IE which seems to be holding up.

I read up on my router, there seem to be issues with host intrusion detection, maybe this is being triggered somehow. Some people suggest too many wireless devices can do it but the common factor here seems to be something on this forum. Maybe all the phones in the house connecting to the router push it close to its memory limit and then something on the is forum is the last straw. Really weird.

noSmoking 21st October 2012 11:36 AM

maybe try Enigma browser,it 's a no frill's no add ons,
Was a listing on the forums page about a virus a while back but everything has been smooth lately,,,
You might try a anonyamizer ,spelled that wrong,that might keep him off your ip # also ghosting. Search google or go over and have a talk with the kid,LOL
NS


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