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Adapter no longer detecting ANY connections.

My internet has worked fine with this adapter for almost a year now, and I've had the adapter longer than that, but now it will not detect a single connection. It normally picks up 3 or so wireless routers from around the neighborhood, but now it won't pick up any, including my wireless router that it always uses. I am using a computer now that is connected directly, and it works. I've tried unplugging, waiting, then plugging back in again, but that hasn't worked. Before it completely stopped working, it had connected, but at 1.0MBps, and then disconnected for no reason.

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  • cpjango_fett Nov 13, 2008

    Never mind... it works now? It still randomly disconnects sometimes though. Not too often, but it's annoying enough.


  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    wireless adapter sometimes has good connection, and sometimes has limited or no connectivity. internet seems to work most of the time but online games cut in and out randomly through the day, very annoying.

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    Adapter cannot detect any connections.

    How to slove it?

  • Msandrya Jan 31, 2009

    i have the same problem

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Well the router has never turned off by itself... I think that it's mostly a problem with my adapter. When I'm not getting a connection, the internet usually still works fine when it's plugged in directly to another computer, but I haven't tried using other wireless devices. And as far as I know, my service provider (Road Runner) has only gone down once, and when that happened, my modem didn't even get signal. Usually the only problem I have is on my computer, which uses this wireless adapter, and it will either randomly cut out or get slow speeds for no reason. Other than that, it usually works well.

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Hi cpjango,

Most routers especially the smaller ones do not have anything that resembles good ventilation.If you touch the router and its anything more than luke warn then its pretty clear that your router is overheating and unless you take a few steps could be at risk of being damaged beyond repair. My suggestion is to make sure its standing in a position where minimal router surface touches anything else.Also keep it away from your monitor, pc, desktop and anything else that produces heat. If it keeps randomly shutting off i would even recommend a small fan or a replacement.
that said I am assuming its not your service provider.

please tell me how this turns out.



Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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SOURCE: not detecting any wireless networks

Try this.

According to manual. You are to install "Driver" first. Thus, turn your computer off. Remove Wireless card,rReboot, run Dlink supplied "Driver" while your wireless card is still out, complete the installation. Turn your computer off, install hardware, turn back computer on.

If this doesn't solove the problem, try allocating your computer near to router and try above step again.

GL

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