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Topic # 115181 17-Mar-2013 04:18
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Hi people,

Basically it is as the subject says.

I have been looking for the solution using Google, and everyone is wrong so far. As i have tried their suggestions and to no avail.

My wireless keeps dropping. My PC is hardlined to the Modem router, so no problems there.

But, i have tried the following to try to stop my wireless from dropping.

Changed Bandwidth to 20MHz

Changed to each and every channel

Changed modes

Changed Security settings to adaptive, non adaptive, and even no security.

Hard reset

Soft reset

Changed filter


And i am getting no where. Before, i used a basic one my previous provider sent, and had no problems. But had to send it back under tos and stuff.

I am loosing my cool with this modem router as wireless is not working at all.

My computer is all up to date. And wireless card, and have iphones, ipads and stuff. But wireless is dropping about ten times an hour or when i try to update games and stuff on my wireless devices. And everyone knows, iphones and ipads have the crappy 50mb 3g limit plugged in on them, so wireless is my only option. I can't hardline my iphone, can i?

I am at the end of my teather with this thing. Really, it should be working as it should.

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  Reply # 782838 17-Mar-2013 08:15
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Hi, to things come to mind, interference and firmware. Firstly you say you have tried each channel, but have you done a channel analysis, it only takes a neighbour to put his .n AP in 40MHz (or Auto BW) and 3/4 of the spectrum is soiled. Get nSSIDer and put it on your laptop and see what the real channel occupancy is.

Firmware, I have had instances where the lattest firmware caused wireless drop out, infact in one AP here at home at the moment (also a 8960) I have gone back one rev from the lattest at the time as the lattest rev at that time (12months ago) caused the exact same issue, went back one rev issue gone. I have not checked or bothered doing any more recent updates using the aint broke dont fix it theory.

Cyril



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  Reply # 782841 17-Mar-2013 08:50
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cyril7: Hi, to things come to mind, interference and firmware. Firstly you say you have tried each channel, but have you done a channel analysis, it only takes a neighbour to put his .n AP in 40MHz (or Auto BW) and 3/4 of the spectrum is soiled. Get nSSIDer and put it on your laptop and see what the real channel occupancy is.

Firmware, I have had instances where the lattest firmware caused wireless drop out, infact in one AP here at home at the moment (also a 8960) I have gone back one rev from the lattest at the time as the lattest rev at that time (12months ago) caused the exact same issue, went back one rev issue gone. I have not checked or bothered doing any more recent updates using the aint broke dont fix it theory.

Cyril


Cyril7, thank you for your response.

I went to TP Links website, and i have rolled back the version a couple times and found one that works.

Thank you for your suggestions, it really helped!

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  Reply # 782851 17-Mar-2013 09:14
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Hi, no worries, I do recommend you do a site survey with nSSIder to help choose the best channel.

Cheers
Cyril

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