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Having wireless problems

by LuN4TiK / December 28, 2009 10:51 PM PST

Well i installed windows 7 on my moms PC about 2 weeks ago, all was great

But then i noticed my internet was running slow so i reset my router/modem and put a WEP code on it since i'm in a apartment

But after that it WILL NOT connect since then

I have reset both my modem and router multiple times/ reset the routers settings/ renamed the network and so forth

And nothing

Sometimes it will connect but lasts for no longer then 30 min then it gets knocked off, but only after MANY attempts

Any time i try to connect my my network on it i get the Windows cant connect and to run the trouble shooting...and i do many times

some times it just don't find it

some times it says windows cannot connect to hidden network

sometimes it says check my access points

I'm starting to think the wireless piece in it is failing, but the problem with that is it was working for over a week with no problems, so i really don't know what to do

I know it cant be my wireless set up because i used my wireless on my laptop right next to it and worked fine

Any ideas?

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WEP is dead.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2009 11:33 PM PST

Full of trouble so I can't help those that want to go that way.

See the Networking forum for more detail and move to what it asks for setup.

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by LuN4TiK / December 28, 2009 11:38 PM PST
In reply to: WEP is dead.

I also tried NO security, same problem

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The networking forum in summation.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 29, 2009 12:17 AM PST
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1. Router defaults.
2. Simple broadcasting SSID.
3. WPA

Your posts need to offer more detail so until we move to what the networking forum suggests I don't start on other angles such as firmware versions, the Vista broadcast flag, Norton and more.

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