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Please give the ip address to the wireless networke, which range of IP address you are giving to the router. After that check available network and try to connect proper SSID. It will work properly.

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Having a wireless Internet signal in your home allows multiple devices to use the same Internet connection without having to run lengths of Ethernet cable to each device. Given that the wireless network is transmitted over the air, the consistency of your Internet connection depends on the strength of the wireless signal. If wireless signal strength is not strong enough to give you a consistent Internet connection, there are a few simple steps for finding the problem and improving your signal strength.

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If by resetting you mean the wireless connection keeps dropping and reestablishing then you must likely have poor signal strength to the wireless router. The strength of the wireless signal can be greatly diminished by walls and other objects in the way of the wireless router. Best advice if your fairly close (less than 20 ft) from the router would be to invest in a wireless N router, you will get a much better signal.

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