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by ozican / August 24, 2005 2:37 AM PDT

I have a desktop pc which is hard wired to my Linksys wireless Router (WRT54G) this is connected to our cable modem and Comcast is our ISP, we also have Vonage phone connected to our system too. We then have 2 laptop computers connected to our wireless network, they both have internal "Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN"
They two laptops keep loosing connection and then when it is actually connected it goes up and down. I have downloaded new software and drivers and now dont know what else to do.

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The items you didn't mention.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 24, 2005 3:06 AM PDT
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1. What you do to detect and remove spyware.

2. If the router's firmware is up to date.


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what I do
by ozican / August 24, 2005 3:08 AM PDT

I have spybot and ad-aware and microsoft antispyware
and yes I have updated the firmware

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Let's take it up one notch.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 24, 2005 3:23 AM PDT
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Disable IEEE 802.1x authentification
by erck / January 9, 2006 12:38 AM PST
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Also in Windows Wireless Connect properties be sure you are not "searching & switching" SSID's for new available "networks" that pop up locally.

Adjust ADVANCED settings for Access point (infrastructure) networks only.

Do NOT sellect Automatically connect to non-preferred networks.

This prevents connect from dropping when strong wireless signals from other networks are present.


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