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SMC signal suddenly extremely weak

I've been using my SMC Barricade SMC7004AWBR at home for years.  A few days ago, the signal became extremely weak.  The network still shows up on the list of available networks, but I can no longer establish a wireless connection, even when I set my laptop next to the router.  My wireless card still works fine with other wireless networks.

Turning off my cordless telephone transmitter does not make any difference, and we have not brought any new electronics into the house recently.  Is it time to buy a new router?  I'd rather not do that right now.

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  • elainewh Nov 12, 2007

    It works now after a firmware upgrade which completely reset the router software. If anyone else has this problem I would recommend logging into the router and doing a software reset.



    I should have rated rocker ramji's solution as "helpful" and I'm not sure how to change my rating.

  • elainewh Nov 12, 2007

    I reset the rating.

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Login with ur router and change the channels>and use channel 11>1 and check with antena weather its straight looking the roof>and if its not works down grade or upgrade firm ware or use with out any security like wap or wep rate me solved if its help full thx

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