Our DSL connection drops when my husband and I are both on it. It doesn't do it only one of us is on. I am on a desktop and he's using a laptop. It's getting to the point we can't both be on at the same time. Any one know what could be causing this? Thanks.
I suspect a computer's internet connection goes to sleep and DHCP then gives the other computer the same IP address and when the old one wakes up it finds it cannot get the old IP address back.
We solved it by giving our computers fixed IP addresses - your router may allow you to reserve addresses for certain devices. So if your router is 192.168.1.1 or something you could give your computers 192.168.1.10 and 192.168.1.11.
Not sure that this is the problem - but it could be. I've had problems with iPhones going to sleep then waking up. Usually you can fix this by turning off networking on the affected device and turning it on again, but that's a pain.