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Loss of connection

Setting up wireless access for different renters each week. New WNR834B Router, new Vista laptop, both from Best Buy, router was configured by technician at Best Buy. After booting the cable modem and the router, we've been able to establish a network connection. If we disconnect, then we can not normally re-establish the connection without rebooting the modem and the router. How can we keep the connection live for the next set of renters?

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  • Anonymous Aug 26, 2008

    i cant connect new friends that come over with their laptops

    also i just bought a new iphone and doesnt connect eather...



    what to do?

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    mine does the same thing except it is not just wireless but the whole unit. I lose connection with wired as well. when i run to my basement where my modem and router are, the router looks as if the whole thing just restarts. the green power light goes amber, the blue wireless light shuts off, and ALL the port lights flicker on and off. when it re-establishes itself, the amber lights goes green, the wireless is back on, and the one port that is plugged in stays green. i HAVE updated to the latest firmware and still the same issue. any other suggestions other than calling netgear and asking for an RMA?

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This problem is mainly cause by the router firmware, so I advuice you to contact Netgear and ask them to update the firmware of your router to resolve this problem that you have....

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