Steam Cuts Off Internet

Discussion in 'Steam and Other Valve Games' started by Blackthorn, May 24, 2008.

  1. Blackthorn Newbie

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    Does anyone else experience Steam cutting off the internet for all programs except itself when downloading a game? This happened with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and I thought it was a fluke, but it's happening again now with COD4.

    It's not too much of a problem, since I tend to leave downloads overnight, but if anyone has a solution I'd gladly hear it.
  2. Blayze Newbie

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    I have the same thing, almost always just after 6PM. I'm on BT, and I'm curious to see if you are too. I don't think there's any way to stop it other than getting a new ISP.
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    Your router might be locking up with all the connections. Happens with lower quality routers. Try power cycling it (unplug and plug it back in).
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    My modem use to do that, but it was because it was 4 years and on its last legs
  5. Blackthorn Newbie

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    Yup, I'm on BT. They limit my downloads terrible before real late at night.

    Guess I'll just have to live with it.
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    I didn't have the cutoff problem today until 10PM. I guess the rules are different on Bank Holidays...
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    And they used to be such a nice ISP u_u

    Curse the Homehub for looking so damn sexy.