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Netcomm NP745n wireless USB adaptor drops in and out of connection on about a 10-15 sec, cycle

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  • moffittb Oct 29, 2008

    Status quo, possible cause of problem, computer with NP475n has USB 1?

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I would like you to attempt this troubleshooting technique which helps alot of people:
1st: Unplug your High Speed router then unplug your Wireless Router (ALL WIRES)
2nd: Shut Down your Computer(s)
3rd: After 60 seconds of your High Speed Router and Wireless router being disconnected please plug the High Speed router back in make sure that it appears Online/Connected then plug in your Wireless Router make sure that it appears Online/Connected.
4th: Turn on your computer, login in and reattempt connection.
If this process does not work, I would like you to take a few minutes and go over this URL that will help you find a place to put your Wireless Router to make sure you receive Good/Excellent Signal which is http://www.microsoft.com/athome/moredone/wirelesstips.mspx Microsoft "10 tips for improving your wireless connection." Is there anything else I can help you with?

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

  • Joseph Camp
    Joseph Camp Oct 27, 2008

    What happened when you tried the cycle?

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Be sure that your wifi button is ON
Be sure that your wireless network is working
Check your wireless router settings
Check if you see any other wireless network available on your computer

Test connection, see if you pulled an IP address
  1. Go to the Windows desktop
  2. Select Start then Run
  3. In the text box type: cmd (WIN98/SE type command)
    At the command prompt type: ipconfig
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Also check any WPA or WEP encryption keys. Check with the respective
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* Check your connection configuration and the adaptor.
* Check with the respective manufactures.

STEP TWO/ Basic troubleshooting continued....Testing the adaptor

1. Go to Windows desktop
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3. In the text box type: cmd (WIN98/SE type command)
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4. At the prompt type: ping 127.0.0.1 (reserved IP address for all adaptors)
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A. Zero is good, the adaptor is working. Again check the connection
configuration,and the adaptor configuration.
It may be a power issue especially with older or less expensive computers
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* Check with the respective manufactures.

B. If it reads all 4 packets lost, the adaptor is not functioning.
* Check and update the drivers, Contact the respective manufactures.
* If it shows any number of packets lost (you are dropping packets)
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* Check antenna location, or distance from the signal
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