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Lose Connections over and over...

Hi, I installed the Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G two months ago and have been to the help desk twice but still having connections problems. I have 3 computers (1 MAC, 2 laptops) and VOIP hooked up to the router. I use this for my home office and the other computers are rarely used and do not seem to have the connection lost problem. I run Windows XP, use VOIP (Vonage), VPN for my office and run many netmeetings and Instant Messaging all at the same time. I have tried both hardwire and wireless connections to the router but continue to be dropped. Usually what happens is I will be on the VOIP line, and running all above and then the voice goes silent, no audio, VPN goes down and then internet is dropped before it self boots again on its own. Any ideas of what I need to do? Please help, this is effecting my day at work.

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  • bconvery Jul 07, 2008

    I have gone to the applications and gaming tab and not exactly sure how and where to set the specific ports VOIP needs to access the internet. Sorry to bother you again can you advise as to the menu path? Thank

  • coach4ward Jul 07, 2008

    there are no ethernet lights coming on the router - no wirless connection.....help!!

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You may need to set specific ports on your router to use the voip. log onto router and go to the applications and gaming tab to set the specific ports voip needs to access Internet.

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    nsindian Jul 08, 2008

    you are at the right tab but voip uses different protocols than you can select on that router page(UDP/TCP). Does your voip use a gateway of any kind? Have you set up the router to be a dhcp server? if so, i woiuld statically assign ip addresses to the devices connecting to router and maybe put the voip device on the dmz port.

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