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Wifi goes down when I turn my desktop on.

by mdolan2440 / February 5, 2013 11:40 AM PST

Recently I've had an issue with my Wireless network that to me seems incredibly strange. I have a desktop hardwired to a ubee DDw3611 modem/router which up until a couple of days ago worked fine. However since then, whenever I turn my desktop on the wireless network becomes inaccessible (it's visible but i can't connect to it with anything). As soon as i turn my desktop off, the wireless goes back to working fine. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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That is possible.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2013 12:26 AM PST

Way back when it was a concern when the 2.4GHz Pentium 4 was out there because a lot of the signals in that PC would be around the WiFi frequencies. Did you try changing the router's WiFi channel?

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Looks like that was the problem
by mdolan2440 / February 6, 2013 3:14 AM PST
In reply to: That is possible.

Bob- It seems like there must have been some type of interference, changing the channel solved the issue for now. Much thanks

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Sorry but it was just a guess.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2013 3:18 AM PST

Might have been good enough for now. Without all the details I was left to toss out an idea. Glad it worked out.

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