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Topic # 8315 20-Jun-2006 10:26
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When playing World of Warcraft or downloading big files (more then 50 mb) my computer stop responding and picture on screen becoming frozen. And it happens only when I am using Woosh connection. I tried to change computers: before it was pentium 4 3Ghz with 512Mb RAM, and now same situation with Pentium D 1024 RAM.

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  Reply # 39066 20-Jun-2006 11:33
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What did Woosh say when you called them to log a fault?




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  Reply # 39092 20-Jun-2006 17:54
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Nothing. They asked me to wait 48 hours. I'll try to call them again.

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Reply # 39105 20-Jun-2006 19:47
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I assume you're connecting the modem via USB? Have you tried using the ethernet cable or running it through a router? I noticed an improvement in performance on my Windows machine when I stopped using the USB cable in favour of connecting the modem to a wireless router. This leads me to believe that the modem driver or dialler software is a resource hog.



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  Reply # 39106 20-Jun-2006 19:51
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Ok, I'll try it now



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  Reply # 39110 20-Jun-2006 20:22
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I cant use ethernet cable because this modem got only usb port :(

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Reply # 39113 20-Jun-2006 21:14
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The modem has a proprietory type of port, into which you connect a cable which suits your requirements. Woosh supply these modems with a USB cable, which is obviously what you have, but you can go to a Woosh dealer and buy an ethernet cable reasonably cheaply.

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  Reply # 39131 20-Jun-2006 22:44
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The cables are about $30 and you can AVOID all the "woosh" crap that comes with the PC the moment you have connected through USB once...

Let me know when you get the Ethernet cable and I'll step you through removing the disgusting 100 megs of woosh software and using woosh the sleek, reliable way.



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  Reply # 39137 20-Jun-2006 23:01
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Cool! Thank you. I'll do it tomorrow



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  Reply # 39445 23-Jun-2006 12:58
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Etherenet cable helped!!!

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Reply # 41889 18-Jul-2006 12:18
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Not my case, I still having a freeze problem from woosh connection. Uninstalled the Woosh Driver software and using only Ethernet connection and the problem disappear.

But on my laptop, it now takes upto 15 minutes after connected to Woosh before I can do anything else. Still need the Driver software because of PCMCIA card. 512MB 1.6GHz check system performance CPU 100% with nothing else but Woosh.




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