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Comcast/Linksys internet connection cutout

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Periodically (some days are way worse than others) my intenet connection cuts out multiple times a day. Toggling the Linksys WRT54G router always solves the problem, sometimes or hours or days, sometimes just for minutes. My ISP is Comcast and I am hooked up through a Comcast internet/phone modem. I have had this problem now in two different cities. Buying a new router every year or so seems to help, but is this really a solution? Suggestions?
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Do you have many computers behind your router? Firmware upgrades or even putting dd-wrt on you router will do wonders for it's stability.
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Only 1 desktop hard wired to the router and 1 wireless laptop (and 1 network printer). Good idea re dd-wrt, how do you install that?
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Go to their website, Lookup you exact model (with the v.#) and there are walkthroughs
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