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My wireless net work keeps breaking down, I have to restart...

One computer says it cannot validate identity. If I go the route of starting a wireless connection, flash drive,etc., the connection start, but will disconnect unexpectedly. The laptop on the network cannot connect at all. These problems started when ATT changed the Modem.

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In order to remove the Validating identity to your computer here are the steps that you may need to follow:
- Logon to the configuration page of the router by opening a browser and type in 192.168.0.1 and press Enter.
- Go to Advanced tab and select Wi-Fi Protected Setup at your left side
- Uncheck the Enable box and click on Save Settings located at the top.


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If you don't have a contract with ATT, you may want to change. THey have what's called a "sticky static IP" which essentially flickers the connection. This wouldn't typically have any problem with the connection between devices, but some lower end routers and networks have this problem.
If you don't want to change carriers, try upgrading to another modem. You don't have to have the one they give you. In fact, the netgear and similar ones work well...much better than the 2wires.
Let me know if this helps.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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