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Old 06-19-2010, 06:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Laptop disconnecting from wirless

Can someone please help me?

i have a samsung laptop that keeps diconnecting and reconnecting from my wireless connection, my xbox 360 and brothers pc does not have this problem. I am using norton 360 protection on the laptop.
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When you do get a connection, how strong is the signal. If it's very weak (but your other devices can connect with no issues), then can you maintain a strong connection at another location (eg office, friend's place, or a public wifi hotspot). If you're getting a weak signal everywhere and dropping connections then it's likely to be a hardware issue.

On the other hand, if your signal is strong at home, and you can maintain a connection elsewhere, then it could be an interference issue within your home. Interference can be caused by a whole number of things including cordless phones, AV transmitters and even microwaves. Keep in mind that interference can affect different devices differently. For example you might have two identical laptops sitting next to each other, and one can be affected whilst the other isn't.

If it is this second case of potential interference, then post back and will give you a few tips on how you could improve situation
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Default Re: Laptop disconnecting from wirless

It can be several things. Interference or distance from router. Do you have the correct drivers, updated?

Your wireless card may be losing range, what is your configuration? A/B/G/N?
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