Question about Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)
A common problem. First disable the wireless utility that came with the wireless interface in your computer. Let XP ( Vista? ) handle wireless connectivity alone - for now. Take the vendor's wireless utility out of your startup folder. Make sure you have downloaded and installed the latest driver & utility software from the manufacturer of your interface ( not the router ). Have only ONE thing asking for an IP address.
If that doesn't help, you may be getting interference from another recently added wireless device or appliance in the area. Access your router ( using your browser ) through the gateway address and lock it onto channel 1, 5, or 11 as an experiment. If one isn't reliable try another. Yeah, it ain't simple. You say it's NOW intermittent - what has changed in your world since it was reliable?
Posted on Dec 27, 2008
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- Access the router's web-based setup page.
- Open a web browser such as Internet Explorer.
- Go to the Address bar and enter your router's IP address ("192.168.1.1" is the default IP of most Linksys routers) then press [Enter].
NOTE: If the IP address of the router has been changed, type the router's IP address in the Address bar instead.
- A new window will prompt for a User name and Password. Leave the User name field blank then enter your router's password ("admin" is the default password), then click OK.
- NOTE: If the password of the router has been changed, type the router's new password in the Password field instead.
Step2: When the router's web-based setup page appears, look for MTU and set it to Manual. Enter the MTU value of your Internet connection in the Size field.
1468. The size DHCP or cable providers prefer.
1400. Maximum size for DSL.
Step3: Save settings.
If you run into Intermittent Wireless Connections Using a Router:
Check if your wireless computers have stable connection when connected to other wireless networks. Regular wireless disconnection can be caused by different factors such as: > Wireless interference within the network. > Wireless settings of the Linksys router are still set to default. > Firmware is corrupted.
NOTE: If the procedure does not work, needs to update the router
Check if your wireless computers have stable connection when connected to other wireless networks.
Regular wireless disconnection can be caused by different factors such as:
> Wireless interference within the network.
> Wireless settings of the Linksys router are still set to default.
> Firmware is corrupted.
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