Re: Random software droppouts using Putty 0.53b

From: Bill Harris (
Date: 09/17/03

Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 01:21:17 GMT

Owen Dunn <> writes:

> This error occurs when the Windows network code decides that your
> network connection is dead. For example, it will happen if you pull
> the network cable out of the back of an Ethernet-connected computer,
> or if Windows has any other similar reason to believe the entire
> network has become unreachable.
> We are not aware of any reason why this error might occur that would
> represent a bug in PuTTY. The problem is between you, your Windows
> system, your network and the remote system.

I'm having the same or a similar problem, but, at least in my case, I'm
blaming it on the Netgear MR814v2 router. It works great when I'm
connected via Ethernet, but it breaks momentarily 2-4 times an hour on

IOW, my experience suggests it's not PuTTY, as well.


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