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I successfully installed NetGear Wireless Router and

Wireless adaptor. Both laptop and desktop worked great until I moved the room around. I continuously loose connectivity or don't get a connection. Roadrunner is my high-speed server.

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  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    I don't think changing the room around caused this. Something changed, like the antenna is misoriented or something.
    Check that all cables are securely fastened into the modem and router.

    Also, try to change the channel number of your system by going into the router setup and changing there.

    Let me know what you find.

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You might want to change the channel on it especially if you have another wireless network nearby. Change it to channel 11 as well as your devices and it should go away.

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