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How do i change the "channel" of my wireless internet?

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  • flocox Dec 07, 2008

    I am having the same problem with my Belkin. My network does not show up in Available connections and the troubleshooter suggests I change the channel to 1 and reset, if that doesn't work then try 6 and reset. It is on 11 now.

    I have a Netgear WGR614v6 router.

    Thanks for any suggestions.

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The belkin USB adaptor does not appear to have a channel selection option. Like most WiFi adaptors it scans and connects to the available networks assuming the security matches.

What you need to do is change the BROADCAST channel in your router or access point. If you are unsure how to do this I suggest you post the make/model and I'll try to assist you.

Ensure you use 1-11 as this adaptor does not support ch 12 or 13 wheras some routers do.

You may find the NETSTUMBLER prorgam useful in finding a free channel to use.

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• access rtrs gateway, default is 192.168.1.1
• click on wireless tab
• wireless channel === dropw down arrow, select 11
• save settings

>>>> just make sure that while making this changes your laptop or dsktop is hardwired to any of the numbered ports of the router

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