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Intermittent connection to wireless

This seems only to happen at certain places, that my wi-fi disconnects itself exactly every 30 seconds. Re-connects and disconnects, any idea why this is happening? I have vista, if it helps. Thank you for any help.

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Re: Intermittent connection to wireless

What may be happening is that the signal from your router to laptop is being interfered because of obstacles or interference from other appliances, you can change the transmitting channel in the router to try to combat this. The only thing to do is to ensure you are within a clear line to the router, as walls and windows can interefere and locate the router in a higher position to enable a full signal to you. One more problem can be that other networks in your area are stronger and your adapter is trying for better connections, but needs to be told not to look for other, stopping the disconnections, you can use the Acer wireless lan programme in empower and stop your notebook trying to comnnect to other routers

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