JSI Tip 1917. Cable modem intermittently looses host name connectivity, but ping works?

If you sometimes loose the ability to find an internet site by host name, but ping works, the signal stength on your cable modem may be too low.

This will happen if the cable from your modem to the company's connection point is longer than the recommended length.

Ask you cable company to install a signal repeater.

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