A lot of the time what you're describing is usually buggy firmware on the modem. You may
want to contact the manufacturer of your modem (or even their website) to see if there's any
I once had something similar and nailed down the exact string of characters that caused the
problem to occur. Was a bit eerie to type it anywhere (say in Messenger to someone) and
boom, I'd be gone.
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"David" <dchamberlain1021@newsgroup> wrote in message
> Ok I just did something I should of tried before.
> I signed in with my wifes Live ID and the modem didn't reset or anything. Messages went out
> just fine. Seems its something to do with my contact list so now my question is how to fix
> this. I have deleted the contacts a dozen times over and still when I sign in the modem
> freezes and I have to unplug and replug it to fix it.
> "David" <dchamberlain1021@newsgroup> wrote in message
>> Ok I had to reinstall my windows 7 the other day when my HD Crashed. Before I had been
>> having the issue where you start WLM and my modem would hang so would WLM and I would have
>> to unplug the modem/router then plug it back in to reconnect to the internet. That issue
>> all of a sudden had stopped well having had to reinstall the problem is back.
>> If I start Messenger the modems send and receive lights stop and I have to reset the modem
>> as no web sites are browseable. Any idea whats going on here?