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Wireless Routers Does netgear make a good wireless router? Would you recommend netgear or linksys?

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It would be better with Netgear as the setup is easier but I go with Linksys because of the price.

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Is there a recommended router


basically any router will do that... however if you want a good router stick to name brand cisco (linksys) or netgear

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What brand compatible wireless router for the laptop


Any brand of wireless router will work with this laptop , but as a suggestion you can go choose from this brands of routers Linksys , Netgear , Belkin and Dlink any of those will be a good choice of router to get.

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I recommend Netgear or Linksys wireless routers/modems.

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Wireless goes off-on-off-on-off on!!!!!!


Not know what router you have, I send you the info from Linksys, but the steps work for all routers:


Intermittent Connectivity:
NOTE: Before following the steps in this article, check if your wireless computers have stable connection when connected to other wireless networks (hotspots).
This article assumes that all wireless computers are experiencing intermittent wireless connection with the Linksys router.
Frequent wireless disconnection can be caused by different factors such as:
  1. Wireless interference within the network.
  2. Wireless settings of the Linksys router are still set to default.
  3. Firmware is corrupted.
Reducing Wireless Interference
If you are experiencing frequent disconnection from the wireless network, it helps if you check the following factors, all of which can greatly affect your wireless signals:
your cordless telephone system (or even your neighbors’), or other nearby equipment. Try to change your router’s channel to 1 or 11 (the default channel is 6) and restart the wireless computers.
Physical obstructions: Your router or wireless computers may be losing connectivity because of physical obstacles such as walls and floors. Try to move the equipment to different locations to find a better link.

  • Placement of the router: Linksys suggests that you place your router as high off the ground as possible. When placing the router in a high location, leave a distance of two feet between the router antenna tips, ceiling, and wall. If your signal passes through multiple floors, place the router on the upper-most floor, and high up in the room.
  • Surroundings: Keep the router away from large metal objects, bodies of water (fish tanks, bathrooms), and any electrical equipment including television sets, microwaves, radios, etc.
Customizing Wireless Settings of the Router
Having default wireless settings on the Linksys router may cause conflict with other Linksys routers within your network range. Linksys suggests changing the SSID (network name) and the Wireless Channel of your router. Also, if it is possible, enable the Wireless Security of your router.
To change the router’s SSID or the wireless network’s name, click here.
To change the router’s channel, click here.
To enable the wireless security on the router, click here.
NOTE: If the wireless connection remains unstable after performing the steps above, upgrade the router’s firmware. For instructions, click here

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L G Wireless Problems. Comunication between netgear v5 and laptop


Some notebooks are not compatible with some routers. Netgear is not that user friendly. But it is not a bad router. you can do one or all of the following:
  1. Replace the router to a newer more user and compatible model. Upgrade to a newer "N" router.
  2. Download a network program to connect you. Network Magic is a good one. Cheap and works really well.
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What do i need to get on internet?


for getting wireless u need the following:
a wifi enabled desktop/laptop,if there is no inbuit wifi then u can buy a pcmcia based or a USB based wireless card
a wireless router/access point..an access point is easy to use,a router needs configuration
a good company is linksys,others are Dlink and Netgear
http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_Product_C1&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1115416939789&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&lid=3978991233B01
WAP54G
Wireless-G Access Point

and
WPC300N
Wireless-N Notebook Adapter
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or
WUSB300N
Wireless-N USB Network Adapter
are good buying choices(all the products are on the above link)
hope it helps!will be glad to assist u further..regards!

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How do I go Wireless with my Toshiba 5205-S505 Laptop?


for getting wireless u need the following: a wireless access point or a router..access points are easy to configure..good ones are from linksys(other brands are Netgear,D link,Belkin etc) Linksys WAP54G Wireless-G Access Point..and your pc/laptop needs to be wifi enabled..if they are not you can get a USB adapter again from Linksys..just follow the instructions and you are good to go!do secure your wifi network once you make it..hope it helps!
shall be glad to help further..

Nov 19, 2008 | Toshiba Satelite 5205-S505 Notebook

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Lg r 405 will not recognize wireless signal from lynksys wrt350n


hi i would suggest to access your routers setuppage and set the channel to channel 11.

make sure also if your wireless network is secured, type the correct key those things are case sensitive.

to access the routers setuppage go to a computers that is connected to your linksys router (wired) then launch IE on the address bar type 192.168.1.1(this is the routers ip) then it will ask you for username and password for the username dont type any thing for the password type admin.

when your on the setuppage click on wireless tab. while on the wireless page set the channel to 11.

after that click apply or save settings on the page.

then after that try to connect to your wireless network on your laptop.



for further help you can call linksys hot line 1800-3267114
they will surely help you with this.

hope this helps.

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Router


Yes this is an OK one... I personally prefer D-Link but thats just me :)

Jul 28, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook

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Wireless Router


Both Linksys and Netgear arer great products , since wireless N technology is the latest wireless technology right now I will recommend you to get a wireless N router from Linksys you can get this model WRT300N or from Netgear check this model WNDR3300 ..

Hope that helps..........

Jul 28, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook

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