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Internet connectivity problem

Hi, I am using the cable connectivity in Singapore.
The WRT54G router fails to connect to the internet intermittently. The wireless works fine, but the system is not able to connect to the internet.
upon resetting the router or cold booting it, the connection starts to work again.
Could someone hel me get rid of this problem.


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Try loading an alternative firmware, e.g. openwrt. Actually there are lots of it on the web HyperWRT, Tomato, X-WRT, DD-WRT, etc.of course not all works fine, but if you can try everything its good. i have a Linksys WRT54G ver 2.0 even the latest firmware from their site sucks i mean really don't have to be techy just always follow the read me and you'll do just fine...try reading a helps

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Re: internet connectivity problem

Try to upgrade the latest firmware for the router and reset and reconfig it..

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