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My Netgear Router keeps kicking all wireless devices off the network

I've tried almost everything. I reset my router, added Mac filtering, assigned IP addresses to all my devices, check the wires, and still the problem persists. Basically it goes down like this. Ever so often the router decides it wants to boot all my wireless devices of the network and stay that way for a few seconds then reconnects. Then, and this is rare, the router itself seem to reset itself (the power light turns yellow and all the lights go out). When it disconnects it still show up on my list of available networks but I can't connect to it. Connection through a wired network seems to work fine because my Xbox and Desktop computer work fine wired. I even tried it on my laptop and it was ok. I'm wondering if it could be someone try to pry into my network but the MAC filtering should be taking care of that. Then again I'm not an expert so i could be wrong. All my laptop run on Windows 7 and are all up-to-date. Help would be greatly appreciated

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Upgrade your firmware for router (apps).

I hope, it helps.

Feel free to get instant Netgear router help at http://www.vtechsquad.com/wireless-router-support/ to fix any issues with your Netgear or any other router.

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