Losing wireless connection

  Flopper 21:15 29 Sep 2007
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My wireless connection keeps dropping and it is beginning to pee me off!!
It is normally quite stable, with the laptop in the bedroom and the Netgear router in the loft.
I have tried disconnecting and reconnecting the cables but it does not doo much good.
I can get on the internet but as soon as I start to upload or download or send/receive emails the connection drops.
Any suggestions.

  tullie 12:43 30 Sep 2007

May i ask why the router is in the loft?

  Flopper 13:35 30 Sep 2007

You may!
A long story. My PC is in the loft attached to a wired router which I am using now. My two son's PCs are also attached to the wired router.
I bought a laptop intending to run it wirelessly but I bought the wrong wireless router. However, by attaching the wireless router to the wired router using an RJ45 cable the wireless network works OK, and has until recently had 3 laptops 'attached' to it.
It has worked perfectly for months and only just started to play up.

  Flopper 20:33 01 Oct 2007

It seems to be working OK now.

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