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Wireless g wrt54g router

I have a problem keeping a connection to the internet, using a wireless g broadband router. I hook in into a pc using windows vista, and wirelessly to a mac, and everything is fine untill the next day the the pc dont find the router or the internet. Any clue what is wrong? thanks steve

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  • fritz67337 Feb 25, 2008

    im connecting to a pc. The problem happened three days in a row . Every time it happened i uninstalled the router so i could reconnect with a wired connection. Dont have a clue what is going on. I Installed the program just as it said, but every morning it pops up as not dectecting the router. The pc has the router connected to it through a wired connection and the mac is wireless.any suggestions?

  • fritz67337 Feb 25, 2008

    router is not detected by pc next morning, i tried the latte ... didnt seem to do any good.

    drivers are compatible i asume it works fine all day untill the next morning, like maybe going into hibernation has some effect on it ??? Clueless

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels May 11, 2010

    sure..could be a power glitch..the mac could be invading the pc through the router, and disabling the IP connection(NOT)..

    is the router still functioning next morning? Try serving a latte, perhaps?

    I'm assuming you have new vista compatible drivers for router, yes?

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First of all, are you connecting with a PC or a Notebook?

If you have the Linksys router, you should replace the MS utility with the Linksys utility it figures your linksys wireless lan card
There are programs you can use to keep track of your router and connections...One such program is called Port Mapper...

http://3d2f.com/programs/34-197-port-mapper-download.shtml

Does your problem happen everday...or every 3 weeks...are you doing anything in particular when you are getting the inability to use the connection?
There is a new Vista patch out there I recommend downloading.

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

  • Terry Lynn Deschamps
    Terry Lynn Deschamps Feb 25, 2008

    One suggestion would be to hard wire the mac...and go wireless with the pc...Although there are those who love Macs...sometimes Macs do have glitches with wireless..(as do PC's) LOL i'll say that for those MAC die hards..

    Switch out the NIC card on the PC and give the Mac the hardware...and give the PC the wireless...

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