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Cannot connect with laptop although signal strength says excellent. Intermittent problem. sometimes it works then drops connection. Won't even connect when laptop is next to router.

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Hi,

Please power cycle the router by unplugging / plugging the power cord.

Try changing channels; default is 6; try 1 or 11.
Change your SSID: personalize it
SSID broadcast: Enable

Check the advanced wireless settings and make sure MAC filtering - DISABLED.

Reset the Linksys router by pressing RESET for 30 seconds should everything fails and re-configure. Firmware is another consideration BUT this is just a new release.

Regards,

Angel

Posted on Jul 09, 2010

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