Question about Belkin (F5D7000) 802.11g/b Wireless Adapter

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Disconnects while working.

I installed Belkin 802.11g/b WA on desktop PC to share internet connection between PC and laptop. It works for some time (sometimes 4-5 hours even), then it disconnects. I need to turn the connection off (in Network Connections) and on again and it works again for few hours.

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  • ObsessedMike Dec 03, 2007

    Yup, I have the same problem and nope it's not the signal strength, people ALWAYS say things like that when they have no idea what the problem actually is. Something is not right with this stupid adapter seriously, I thought it might have been the power savings functions (I am running Vista) but nope...even on Maximum performance I have the same problem.

  • The Super Oct 13, 2008

    I too have this problem, it seems to work fine for a half hour or so then starts disconnecting and reconnecting... then wont connect at all.



    I have tried changing channels, on both router and adapter, however since I re-installed the software for the adapter, I dont get to choose the channel on the adapter side.



    The router is less than 6 feet away from the pc and the signal strength is always very good.

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It may be as simple as the wireless connection signal strength, as doors, solid walls or any solid object that is in it's line will cause the signal to be very low, and at that point it will disconect from the internet as it is unable to send packets of information to your wireless card from the router. You can try your router in another telephone point that is nearer the pc to see if the connection drops, or use a different channel number which can be changed in the routers settings and the wireless cards properties as interference from other electrical appliances on the MHZ level can cause signal loss. Laptops tend to suffer less with the signal loss because they normally have a signal booster in the screen of the laptop within the wireless receiver ariel.

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