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Belkin N1 MIMO Wireless Router dropping it's wireless signal.

Hey there,

My Belkin N1 wireless router has developed this habit of dropping it's wireless signal.
I recently moved my computer from one room, back to another and after plugging my Router back in, as the instructions asked, I noticed that night, the signal from the Router kept dropping for no reason. (The light on the front of the unit, also turns off -- go figure. : P )

My net connection is fine during each episode, and the Router isn't losing power. Every time I press the Reset button at the back of the wireless unit, my Wireless signal stays for a bit then it drops out again. It will continue doing this until it just decides to stop.

I called Belkin and the guy who 'helped' me, spoke so fast, I wasn't able to catch the 'update' I needed to download and seemed intent on kicking me off the line ASAP.
I took a punt and downloaded one of the updates for my router. Why they had more than one, is beyond me but anyway.
I tried to implement it through the software but it didn't recognise it and I couldn't use it.

Then I checked if my router even needed and update and the Belkin website said there were no new updates for my unit. So. I don't know who to believe at the moment.

Any ideas on why my router is dropping it's signal?
Thanks for your time,
- Vanessa.

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  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2008

    Hi Observer Zen.

    I'm not sure what you mean by 'Configure 802.11 n'.
    Nor do I understand why one would need to change my WEP / WPA? I'm not very knowledgeable of Wireless routers and most of it's functions, so you'll have to go easy on me.

    However I do know for a fact that I don't have any other signals around my house, other than my Wireless router. I managed one time to pick someone else's Wireless router on my laptop but the signal was weak and kept dropping.

    As for routers and channels I don't know how that works. That's outside my knowledge and I'll need someone to walk me step by step. --- Unless you mean the channels on the back of the unit.

    I'm going to try changing channels at the back of the unit, next time it drops out and see if that works.

    Thanks for your time, hope to hear some more ideas.
    - Vanessa

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2008

    hey, my wireless router has the same problem, its been around a day now that the wireless icon on the route isn't lit, and its done that in the really pissed off cause now i can't use my ps3, and my internet just got really slow because of what do i do now? I tried calling Belkin costomer service, but no help there...I just got this router and its already having problems..someone please help



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Hi , you need more support, and I need for information:

1 - I need your topology, like the model all router, pcs and notebooks wireless, because this is important for my solved.

2 - The channel is frequency your wireless, it is many frequency and you can set up the best frequency when other channel is weak. This is a parameters for configuration in your router. Do you have the manual this router ? If yes, look this configuration router default, normally the default is not the best choose, but do you need know show this parameters in your router. check correct model router and write for me.

3 - Other part important this questions is the wireless interfaces in hers notebooks and pc. Both interfaces need same frequency 802.11n, if not same so they are 802.11g and throughput this are small.Or your interface same 802.11n forget this question.

I try help you solved this problem.

So sorry my english.

Good Day.

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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You can try configure only 802.11 n. Change wep or wpa, test again.

This issue no solved, turn off your wireless router, and search other signal around your room with his pc´s or notebooks wireless. If you see many networks wireless, check the channel less network and put your router this channel.

Test again and see solved this issue.

Good Luck!

Posted on Mar 28, 2008


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