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Laptop keeps losing wireless signal

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by anyplainjoe, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. anyplainjoe

    anyplainjoe Nobody special.

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    I have a Presario 2100 with a linksys wireless card connected to a NetGear wireless router.

    The problem is the computer keeps losing and having to require the wireless internet signal. Any Advice? When my wife connects to the wireless network, there are no problems.
     
  2. rjgraves

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    Try changing broadcast channels on the router. Here are generic instructions, but it would be best if you looked up instructions for your specific router. http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20061127052305AA9CDPh
     

  3. IndyGunFreak

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    If you're sitting close to the router, is this still an issue? When it does connect, how does it show your signal strength?
     
  4. anyplainjoe

    anyplainjoe Nobody special.

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    I'm always about 45 ft from it, sitting in the same spot. Signal strength and speed is all over the place.
     
  5. IndyGunFreak

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    I'd have to concur rjgraves.. get in the router settings and start adjusting channels... You might have one that is interfering w/ your laptop and the router.