Wireless Network Keeps Dropping

  Adam09 18:02 16 Jun 2009
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Right,
My wireless conection works fine and when i use the wire to connect to my laptop it works perfect.
My brother uses the same connection as me and we both in the same room..
But all of a sudden my internet connection keeps dropping and is very unpredictable when its going to drop.
I am currently using the NETGEAR 54MBPS Wireless Pc Card WG511 v2

Thanks for any help posted :)

  microshaw 00:04 17 Jun 2009

I once read that baby moniters and mobile phones can sometimes interupt wi-fi signals.

dont know much about it(could always swap laptops when your brothers not looking :p)

  ambra4 03:03 17 Jun 2009

Check the Wireless Card and Network Connection setting is correct

Right Click on the Wireless Icon in the task bar

Click Status – General - Properties

Click – Wireless Network Tab – In the “Preferred Network” display box highlight your

Network Name and Click Properties

Check that the following is “Ticked”

“ Connect even if this network is not broadcasting”

Click Connection Tab – “ Connect when this network is in range”

Next - At the top of display the type of Wireless Card will be displayed

Click Configure - Click-Advanced Tab

Check the following: - (If available)

“Auto Connection Mode” is “Enable”

“Power Saving Mode” Set to Cam (Constantly Awake Mode)

Click-Power Management Tab (If available)

Un-Tick if selected "Allow Computer to turn this device off to save power

OK

Set the Network Connection Setting

Click – Start – Setting - Network Connection - New Connection Wizard

Select - Connect to the Internet - Next

Select - Set Up My Connection Manually - Next

Select-Connect using a broadband connection that is always on

Next - Finish

  CLONNEN 11:45 30 Aug 2009

I'm going to have to try this on mine as I have the same problem.

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