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Internet dropping whenever I try to play an online game

#1BowsaaPosted 9/21/2013 1:18:38 PM
Whenever I try to log into online games, my internet will immediately/soon. For example, I'll boot up GW2, play for 30 minutes, then I'll DC and I won't be able to load any pages on an internet browser. Wait a minute or two and it will work fine.

Starting today, I'll try to log in, then I'll fail to connect or will immediately DC and my internet won't work until the login attempt is canceled. I tried this with both GW2 and Allods, and in the past I was having issues with playing BF3 and Dungeon Defenders online, where I would either see MASSIVE lag spikes once every couple minutes or I would flat out DC. Even when I'm talking on Skype the call will drop out and reconnect/drop completely every once in a while (~20-30 minutes).

I'm starting to get annoyed by it, since I'd sort of like to play some stuff online. The issue, I think, is the wi-fi network that I'm on, since it's my school's. Does this seem right? I was fine at my house until I came here, and no hardware has changed at all. Also, if this is the issue, would using an ethernet connection work better? I brought a cable with me, but it's not long enough.
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#2wildog2006Posted 9/21/2013 5:39:10 PM
You should try to never/occasionally.
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#3TheFeshPincePosted 9/21/2013 5:40:06 PM
Win/10
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#4PyrotechnixxxPosted 9/21/2013 5:41:11 PM
Sounds like your school has terrible internet/wifi. Try going wired, if that doesn't work try contacting your school's IT department.
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#5Kokuei05Posted 9/21/2013 5:43:27 PM
Router problem.
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#6Bowsaa(Topic Creator)Posted 9/21/2013 6:03:20 PM(edited)
Ended up running into some people and talking about online games, and it seems that the wifi is just ass. A new internet cable should be here by Wednesday.

Thanks for the help
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#7LordSeiferPosted 9/21/2013 6:04:35 PM
you can find one for cheap in basically any electronic store, your fellow dormers probably had one lying around
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