I currently have a 1.4ghz Compaq Presario running Windows XP. It's hooked up to a 3Com SharkFin cable modem and a brand new D-Link Wireless router, and I share the cable connection with three other roommates. The internet speeds are decent when viewing web pages. But when I'm playing Counter-Strike, the pings range from 70ms-175ms. Sometimes, it is a steady connection... but every 5-8 minutes the connection freezes up for 20 seconds, shows the "Warning Connection Problem!" and returns to normal again. Just recently it has been quite annoying, and it will even cut out more than four times in one minute. (These vary, and can be just 1-2 second outages). I talked to the head-admin of the server and he says it's on my side of the connection. But I'm not sure if its my cable modem or ISP. Ocasionally, both me and my other roommate will play CS together and it will happen to both of our systems at the same time. (This also occurs when I'm playing CS by myself or any of us when we are surfing the web) So, I'm almost positive that it is not our computers and mainly the internet connection. Now I've come up with two conclusions... 1. My cable modem or router needs replacing. 2. My ISP just sucks. (Charter Pipeline) Can anyone help me?