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Old 08-13-2006, 06:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My pc has been connected to the internet through a wifi(802.11g) network now for 3 months and iv had no problems up til today. I was chattin on msn messenger and it suddenly lost its connection to the network and cant reconnect since. The windows wireless network tool says the network has a full signal but a utility i got with the wireless adapter card shows the signal jumping from no signal to full. i hav another pc downstairs which uses a ethernet connection and it works fine so its not a problem with the ISP. the WiFi connection is open and my house is a long way from other buildings so nobody could be leaching off my network. I havn't moved the router or got any new equipment lately that could be causing interference either. Any one have any idea whats wrong?

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Old 08-13-2006, 07:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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ok there are several things you could do
1) checking for interference; any cordless phones that may be 2.4 ghz
2) reinstalling the driver; refreshing the system's driver is always a good idea
3) checking your utilty; its very common that the system's utility could have been triggered with key combinations

Before continuing--what type of system? what type of wireless card?(look in dvc mgr) what kind of router?

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Old 08-13-2006, 08:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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did you try turning off the router, wait a few then turn back on ?
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Thanks for the help guys, restarting the router fixed it. Im still clueless though as to what could have caused this problem in the 1st place
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