Causes leading to Motorola® Modem Resetting Itself
Get to know more about frequent resetting issues in Motorola modems.
The term modem means modulation and demodulation. Modem is a necessary device used to connect the computer to the Internet. Motorola SBG1000, Motorola SBV5120, etc are some of the modems manufactured by the famous modem manufacturer Motorola. Cable modems can be used for connecting broadband Internet. Wireless modem is also available to connect Internet. Motorola has Excellent range and bandwidth, DOCSIS 1.0 compliant; wired, wireless, USB, and phone-line access; includes print server; detailed electronic manual etc. The package contains modem, connecting device and driver CD. The CD contains the driver software and necessary applications. There might be some problems while using the modems.
Given below are reasons that lead to frequent resetting of Motorola modems and possible ways to fix the issues:
- Software issues
- Hardware issues
- Operating System issues
Sometimes modem software might be troubled due to the installation of third party software. Such cases you have to find out the conflicting software and remove it completely fro the computer. Restart the computer after removing the program and check whether the issue is still existing or not. If it persists, reinstall the modem driver and corresponding software. Deleting temporary Internet files and defragmentation HDD might also helpful to fix such issues. After performing any steps do restart the computer for changes to take effect.
Defective modem hardware might also cause issues like resetting periodically and browsing problems. In such cases you have to check whether the power supply is plugged in properly and it is unique. Then check whether all the indicating lights are properly turned on. If it is not, connect all the LAN cables properly and reset the modem. If the problem still exists you have to contact Motorola support center to fix this issue. Manufacturer will be able to do the later troubleshooting steps. Manual for troubleshooting and help in using the device are included in the CD.
Operating system updating and errors in the Operating System file are also some of the reasons for such issues. If you are updating your Operating System, it is better to update modem driver also. Otherwise it might cause some conflicts and compatibility issues. The driver can be updated directly from the device manager. Reinstalling driver will fix almost all the issues related to this. If the problem still exist, it is better to reinstall Operating System. It is very difficult to repair defective files. So it is better to reinstall and update the driver.
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