1.3.8 won't stay connected to radio

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Started playing with 1.3.8, and SmartSDR won't stay connected to the radio (6700) for more than a few minutes. Everything seems to be working fine, then I get a Connection Lost message "The connection to the radio was lost. Please reconnect." The radio is connected directly to my computer via wired eithernet (usb adapter). I access the internet via wireless.

I'll experiment, reboot, etc, in case its a problem with my setup.
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I would consider getting an Ethernet card that plugs into the motherboard on your computer.  They're cheap these days, depending on what you get.  If I am understanding you correctly, your Ethernet right now is actually a converted USB port.  That may very well be the source of your problem. 

You may also want to consider putting in a router and use a port for your Flex.  That will give you room for other network peripherals and you will have WiFi.