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akasjl
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Registered: ‎11-13-2008

Wireless Keeps Dropping

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All,  I have a Westell 327W modem for my DSL connection.  My wireless connection drops quite often.  I have reset the modem, "repaired" the connection, and turned the modem off/on, but all those remedies seem to last momentarily before I lose wireless capabilty.  Often, I cannot even repair the connection.  When the modem is hardwired into the laptop, there are no issues and internet access is flawless.  It's only the wireless that is a problem. Do I have a bad modem?  Any other possibilities?  TIA

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BrianMcD
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Registered: ‎05-01-2009

Re: Wireless Keeps Dropping

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Intereference can cause problems with Wireless Network Connections.

 

Try logging into the router and changing the wireless channel to 11.

 

You can also change to Wireless G Only, if all of your devices support it.

 

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