Losing WiFi Connection

  ajb 17:44 11 May 2005
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I have a Home network - Desktop directly connected (cat5)to Belkin 54g & My Dell is D610 connected ny wireless - recently the Dell loses its connection every 2 hours or so - Any ideas please?

  Dipso 13:59 12 May 2005

Which wireless card do you have in the Dell?

  ajb 17:17 12 May 2005

An Intel PRO/wirless 2200BG

  selfbuild 18:07 12 May 2005

Have a look at your router settings and see what the Lease Time is set at.... These can vary from minutes to days depending on how it is setup.....

  Dipso 21:29 12 May 2005

I have the same card and have been having disconnection problems too but my connection wouldn't stay up for as long as yours. I was lucky if I stayed connected for 10 minutes!

I have come across many others with similar problems with this card and a solution seems to be to update the Intel driver to version 9.0.1.21 click here My network speed still dips occasionally but no longer cuts off and is much improved.

  ajb 22:05 12 May 2005

Thanks - will check out the time rates + Update driver (thought I had the latest!) but only Ver.9.0.0.61

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