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Wireless adapter woes

by cmnt / September 30, 2005 4:20 PM PDT

I owned a Prolink WUB 1500 and connected into internet using a wireless broadband router linksy the problem is sometimes when connected no bytes are being received shown in the status of adapter.sometimes it managed to recevied the bytes but still it keep disconnecting from the router every 15mins i think and have to manually connect again,any idea how to solved it.

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works for me
by linkit / September 30, 2005 4:24 PM PDT
In reply to: Wireless adapter woes

Update the router's firmware.

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how to
by cmnt / September 30, 2005 4:41 PM PDT
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i dunt know how to update it any tips for me to do so ?

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here's how
by linkit / September 30, 2005 5:36 PM PDT
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I think you stated that your router is from Linksys. Find the model number for your router.
Then, go to Linksys.com
Navigate to the page for your router
Download the router firmware

If the downloaded firmware is a folder that is compressed, right-click on the folder and select extract.

Go to your router's administration page http://192.168.1.1

Click on the ''Administration'' tab
Click on ''Firmware Upgrade'' tab
Follow the instructions on the page.

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(NT) (NT) What is your router's model number?
by linkit / September 30, 2005 5:37 PM PDT
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here
by cmnt / September 30, 2005 6:56 PM PDT

here is it WRT54G.

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That one.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 30, 2005 11:18 PM PDT
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If the firmware and calls to support don't work, pack it up as defective. Do this quickly!

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ISP?
by TechnoRobbo / October 1, 2005 12:57 AM PDT
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Have you gone through enough steps to isolate the probem? When you loose signal, try connecting to your routers status page and check if you have an IP. You may have comm but no internet. Just connecting to the router will prove that.

Is it a cable modem? often a week signal with multiple in-house splitters can cause you to drop the signal from the ISP, often at high traffic times in your area. If this is the case a digital cable-ready distribution amplifier will help immensely.

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yes
by cmnt / October 2, 2005 11:06 AM PDT
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my ip is working fine.
I think its with the frimware,the main problem now is have to reconnect to the router every 10mins or so.
Do you think the problem is really with the router firmware?

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try new firmware
by linkit / October 2, 2005 1:10 PM PDT
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I have worked with many Linksys routers including the WRT54G. I strongly suggest that you upgrade the firmware if you haven't yet.

There currently are five versions of the WRT54G (V1, V2, V3, V4, V5). You need to download the firmware for the model you have.

Linksys Downloads Page

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