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I've moved house about half a year ago and had taken a TP-LINK N750 router with me that had provided me with amazing internet speed and uptime. However, as of a few months I've been having issues browsing the web. At an interval of around 30 minutes the internet seems to go out for anywhere between 3 to 10 seconds. The weird thing is that things like skype calls and teamspeak and even most online games function perfectly fine during the period where all browsers can't load a page.
So it seems fairly obvious that there is not an actual "physical" failure with the router but rather some software/internet protocol stuff going on. Which is something I'm absolutely not familiar with.
My roommates have this on both their PC's and mobile devices. My own PC is hooked up by cable instead of using the routers WiFi so it's not the WiFi itself as far as I can tell.
Does this sound familiar to anyone, or does anyone have a suggestion on how to fix it? (Already reset and updated the router several times and reset the modem that it has before it as well.)
If you need any more information I'll be glad to provide it. Thanks in advance.
TL;DR : Browser related internet stutters for around 10 seconds at intervals between 20 to 30 minutes, skype calls and online gaming is fine during this period. Router is a TP-Link N750 and the modem has a logo from "UPC" on it. Tried restarting, resetting and even flashing firmware to no avail. Thanks in advance.
Hey guys, what's up? So I recently built a new pc, and everything seems to run great, except every minute or so I my mouse pointer will freeze in place for 1-2 seconds, and then continue on. The same thing happens with my keyboard when I am typing, a letter will repeat like 'ggggggggggggggg....' and then goes back to normal, and then it will happen again in intervals ranging from a few minutes to a few seconds. This makes it really hard to type, or game, or do anything really. The only thing I can think of is that my CPU (Intel i7 5820 k) supports up to 2133 mhz memory, and I have a 2400mhz stick installed. Would something like that cause these random freezes? Any insight would be much appreciated, thanks! Parts list below:
OS: Windows 10 Home 64 bit
Motherboard: MSI X99a Gaming 7
CPU: Intel i7 5820 k
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury 16GB (1 x 16G) DDR4 2400 Desktop Memory DIMM (288-Pin) RAM
SSD: Samsung EVO 850 250gb
Power Source: Corsair HX1000i
Hi i need help with an annoying problem i have when gaming, i play (usually on a second monitor) smite and csgo, mostly when im playing , i get 150 < fps but sometimes (most commonly on smite) i get a drop to the 0 fps this usually happens for 1-3secs when i get a kill / get killed, i have tried disabling the monitor, updating the drivers, changing the preffered GPU usage in the nvidia control panel but i can't seem to resolve this problem if anyone could give me any advice i would greatly appreciate it.
To make the problem more clear (only) the game freezes for a couple of seconds if i have any music/ voice chat / video goin in the background i can hear it goin without any stops. Please help
Hello everyone. First of all, I want to offer an apology to ComputerRepairTech regarding my previous topic and my less than ideal responses and information provided when it came to troubleshooting. If none of you have seen my previous topic, I had an issue where my computer would not properly POST or boot, but a couple weeks ago I was able to - with the help of a well-known and local computer shop - find the problem (it was the motherboard afterall, unfortunately), and they replaced the bad component. Things have been working well since the swap-out to a better, new motherboard, yet I've encountered a annoying though more minor problem lately.
I've noticed that my audio will randomly have distortion - giving it a sort of 'robotic' tone - whether I'm watching videos, playing games, or even listening to music. Sometimes it's brief, other times it lasts a some seconds, and the intervals between distortions are inconsistent. I checked through the Device Manager both listed devices under Sound, Video, and Game Controllers - AMD High Definition Audio Device and High Definition Audio Device are the two listed items for me to see if my drivers were updated, they are according to it. I tried disabling Enhancements, as well as adjusting Default Format (although this was done just out of curiosity moreso than any belief this would work), yet no luck in improving the situation. In addition, I noticed that the VIA HD Audio Deck and HD VDeck do not open. There are no error messages, no windows - nothing happens when either one is clicked.
My specs with the new motherboard:
AMD FX 4130 CPU 3.8 GHz Radeon R7 200 Graphics card 2 8GB Corsair Vengeance Pros(16 GB of RAM total) EVGA 600B Bronze 100-B1-0600-KR Pow (600 watts) Windows 10 OS - from Windows 8.1 (Free license) Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 R5 Motherboard (installed by computer shop)
(Edit: Almost forgot something!)
When I check Sound, Video, and Game Controllers I have these items listed: AMD High Definition Audio Device, High Definition Audio Device.
Hey guys, my computer was working perfectly, until all the sudden one day it started lagging.. specifically when i work on my audio production workstation, to preview audio clips all the sudden it is taking like 10 seconds to preview each clip, where before it was instant... also when im using ms word/excel.. it constantly "freezes" and "lags" out and there is a delay and all the sudden everything i just did happens at once after a few seconds.. the problem is also there just typing on my computer, like searching for files in explorer but not as bad.. i ran an avira virus scan, did a system restore to before the last update/problem started, did a defragmentation of my hard drive, nothing has helped.. please help! what could be the problem??? thank you!
intel i5 2.40ghz 4gb ram
32 bit operating system
windows 7 laptop..
now this "lag" is fairly "minor" as in like around 5 seconds or so.. not like my computer is totally freezing, but it makes doing work in ms word/excel annoying, and working on my audio production almost impossible since i have to brows through hundreds of samples quickly to pick the right one, and now every sample takes like 5 seconds to load