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Wireless router problem

My internet service cuts off every few minutes and then comes back. My wireless router displays a yellow WLAN light instead of green the Status light is also yellow and flashing. How can I determine if the problem is my D-Link router or if it is my internet service overall?

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Re: wireless router problem

I had the same problem. I changed the channel on my router. It was apparently on the same frequency as my cordless phone. Has been working perfectly since then. Hope this helps...

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Re: wireless router problem

Look I have found virtually 98% of the time these problems disappear after a "New" unit is substituted... so my punt is for ya Router...

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