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Problem with connecting in a wireless network.

by malazorte / August 29, 2013 7:22 AM PDT

Recently, I connected to a friend's network who is nextdoor and shares internet with me. I connect with my laptop, wirelessly. The network is protected with a password, which he gave me and I connected normally without any problems. After a few days of normal use, the network just disconnected and reconnected back. Sometimes it takes time to reconnect. This has been going for aroun 4-5 days and I don't know what to do, because my friend is missing too! Today, I tried removing the network from my router entries and tried reconnecting back but there was no use. What can I do?

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When the admin is away,
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 29, 2013 7:29 AM PDT

You can't reboot the router so it's time to use other connections till the admin is back.

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Maybe you are too far away?
by volvogirl / August 29, 2013 8:54 AM PDT

You must live very close by him to pick up his wireless. Did you try moving closer?

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Is sharing an internet connection
by glb613 / August 29, 2013 8:22 PM PDT

a violation of the TOS? It is a violation if you have Comcast.

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