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Need help with Belkin router(disconnects)

by OhTheBagger / December 16, 2007 8:44 AM PST

i have a belkin router and it keeps disconnecting . i will be on and it will kick me off everything wireless in the house(360, wii, macbook and laptop)

it used to do this along time ago and just started doing it again recently

is the router bad, do i need a new one?

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Try it our way.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 16, 2007 9:28 AM PST

SSID broadcast, WPA, latest firmware, etc. See our forum sticky.

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i did
by OhTheBagger / December 16, 2007 1:00 PM PST
In reply to: Try it our way.

i have everything the way it should be
it shows im connected(all lights on router are on)

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Interference?
by James Denison / December 16, 2007 2:06 PM PST
In reply to: i did

does it happen everytime you warm your coffee in the microwave, lol?

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firmware update
by OhTheBagger / December 16, 2007 2:30 PM PST
In reply to: Interference?

i figured out i need to update the firmware though i have a problem with that

as stated in the sticky, it says the the site wont list an update when u check for one but i know i need an update since my verision is july 06 and update is sept 06

i downloaded the bin file but it says incorrect image or something

do i have to do anthing with the binary file(extract, etc)

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Usually not.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 17, 2007 12:27 AM PST
In reply to: firmware update

Since the firmware is out of date then it's not up to the forum sticky yet. But keep trying.

If I knew the exact make+model+VERSION and the file (link please) I might be able to comment but I won't given only this so far.

There is also an issue of disconnects when P2P software is used. Be sure you are not chasing that issue.

Bob

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I got it(i think)
by OhTheBagger / December 17, 2007 12:50 PM PST
In reply to: Usually not.

i changed the security to from wpa/wpa 2 to wep

maybe it wasnt supported, if this still messes up then its the router

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If you want to try again tell a little more.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 18, 2007 3:41 AM PST
In reply to: I got it(i think)

Make, model, firmware version of the router.

And if P2P is used.

Bob

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