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why does it say its connected but its not?

by aoneil2 / March 13, 2008 4:22 AM PDT

i can connect to the internet but i have to keep 'repairing' my wireless connection and also when i am 'connected' i can go online for like 10 mins at a time then it disconnects. when i click in the right hand bottom corner with the wireless symbol it has a red X on it but i am 'connected' online, but then i have to disable and repair it again. Also when i open the wireless network window when i highlight or click on my wireless network it says 'not connected' but then when i look at the bottom of the widow it says 'disconnect'? why wont it just stay connected or pick up the signal permanently? When i scroll over the little wireless network symbol on the right hand bottom corner it says 'wireless network not connceted' even when im am actually online for like 10 mins. thanks

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With the kiddie friendly exploit tools out now...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 13, 2008 9:25 AM PDT

I expect this for networks with no or WEP security.

What's yours?

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by jimboxp / March 16, 2008 6:25 AM PDT

How far are you away from the signal? What kind of internet is this and are you sure you can pick up the internet for 10 mins and it drops?

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by PudgyOne / March 16, 2008 9:45 AM PDT

Did you set up your wireless router like the Forum Sticky suggests?


Rick

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