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Wireless Linksys router cease to broadcast and maintain connectio

I have a WRT 54GP2A-AT router with VOIP. This router is mostly used with the wireless connection. The other two routers are workding well using hardwire, but this one intermittently stops and is slow to get back online. I tried looking for an upgrade or update to the firmware but there is none yet. I had this problem with another of my linksys routers. I know the settings are correct, because it does work and has worked.

I am beginning to wonder if Linksys is as good as they have been in the past, even if they are also branded with cisco systems.

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The wall plug power supply is very likely your problem, it is made cheaply and of low quality with low quality capacitors inside. These fail over some time and the power supply becomes unstable and the Linksys will start to do funny stuff.

Find a better replacement power supply, I'd recommend one that has a higher current rating (2A or so)
and you will be fine.

Hope this helps

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