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Wireless Network Disconnecting

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Router = WRT160Nv1 lastest driver/firmware
Adapters = 4 x WMP300N Broadcom chip with lastest drivers
Network settings : Static IP router at
Distance : router is in the corner, and all 4 computers are within 30 feets, no walls, open office. DIsplays only EXCELLENT Signal in the status window of all 4 connections.

Problem : Wireless network disconnecting often ( about 10 times a day) on both nearest and farest PC, middle distance PC's disconnecting only 1-2 times a day.

Tries : Changing PCI slot (did not change anything), test Antenna places (did not change anything, still excellent signal with conenction lost), follow ups Linksys support about MTU and other router settings (did not change anything, or getting a poorest network), reinstall wireless cards without linksys sofware (only driver inf, but probleme stands still).

This equipement cost me more than 600$ (and about 20h of job since) please give me some tips to make it workable !!!

Great thx to any help !

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  • david_lacroi Jan 06, 2009

    I tried Static IP to improve the connection time between router and cards, it helps a bit, but still disconnect.

    Jo_chinmay : You think about voltage trouble ? My router's adapter is the one that came with the box, supposed to be accurate ? Maybe I don't understand your post very well, sry... could you explain more please ? I think its Router troubles 'cause all my adapters disconnects, not as often but still have same problem on all my 4 PCs.

    Thankx a lot guys


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If it's yr router problem u need to change power plug or connector may if possible to chek with DLC not line control, or stabilizar it's viltage problem

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U have to reset your wifi router.
reset switch is in back of router and configure asgain.if u not need static ip then comfigure as dhcp

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