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Switching servers with wireless

by Litllaur0122 / August 3, 2004 12:12 AM PDT

For the past week or so my laptop which has wireless internet has continually been switching between available wireless networks. We use the linksys and that is all that has ever worked on my computer. I assume the rest of these networks are those established on neighbors computers whose singals are stronger then our own. However the network that allows me to access the internet is our network linksys.

I live in a city with a dense population of people.

I realize this is probably a common problem but I was wondering if there was anything we could do to maintain access to our network and our network only without the constant switching.

Any help would be greatley appreciated!

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Linksys needs to fix this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 3, 2004 3:23 AM PDT

The current version of Linksys drivers are "too friendly" about this. It would be nice if they had a way to check off a "don't use anything but these networks" option.

Bob

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Re: Switching servers with wireless
by looneytom41 / August 26, 2004 5:12 AM PDT

change the channel on ur network. to do this go u need to be on ur network and open http://192.168.0.1 to get ur router info and u can change ur channel and soo much more
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