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Originally Posted by nman View Post
I've had 3 out of 5 die of this problem within 2 years, (one used, two new).
OTOH never had any problem with USB port, so I'd ask what ppl are doing there??

I suspect it's to do with humidity; all 3 died in the summer where we get 80-90% humidity normally. Luckily this summer was unusually cool and dry so hopefully my current unit will last longer
Two summers ago I had this problem 2 or 3 times, but it went away on its own. I suppose it could have been software related though.

Or maybe the long commute in high temperatures inside my car "reflowed" the modem chip connections, much as it reflowed my brain.

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