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Topic # 13919 5-Jun-2007 16:20
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hi all

i am using the Belkin G Plus MIMO router (F5D9230au4) at home and it has been working perfectly..... then the problem occured over this long weekend.

one morning my dongle has detected another Belkin Wireless G as i turned on my pc. i am guessing it belongs to someone from the neighbours. after seeing this, i cannot open any webpages or access to router. the transmission was great, and it works fine with RJ45 wire connection..... the problem goes away when the neighbour turns off the computer or the router.

i am using CNet CWD-854 (54Mbps, b/g), Windows 2000 SP4, TelstraClear Cable,
i've configured the router to WPA-PSK, and changed the routers password already.


has anyone experience this sort of behaviour?
is there any other setting that i need to do to the dongle or to the router?

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  Reply # 73475 5-Jun-2007 17:52
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Its sounds like either the router or your wifi client is being swamped by the neighbours unit, have you tried changing channels. Might I suggest you download netstumbler and workout what channel your neighbour is on and move 6channels away.

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Reply # 73485 5-Jun-2007 18:04
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Yes, I had this problem before, and certainly I solved it by moving my router to another channel.

Have a read on Inquiisitor's blog post "How to chose the right Wi-Fi Channel".







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  Reply # 73509 5-Jun-2007 19:36
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according to the USB adapter utility program, my neighbour is on channel 11 and i am on channel 1 (i set my router channel to auto initially). during the 2 occassions, thats whats i've been seeing.....

now i am online without any trouble, and i can see the neighbours router from the utility...... (same as before, channel 1 and 11). i've fixed mine router to channel 1 now, will have a look tomorrow morning to see this happens again....



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  Reply # 74064 9-Jun-2007 01:14
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Have you actually assigned another SSID than your neighbour's to your router? Most drivers don't differntiate between two networks with the same SSID - depending on how the driver was programmed your WiFi adapter will connect either to the stronger network or to the one on the lower channel.
Also check for a driver update for your WiFi adaptor - I've seen buggy drivers, that show the same WiFi network serveral times for whatever reasons. Updating your router's firmware could also help.




router: AVM Fritz!Box Fon 7390 with Huawei K3765 USB modem attached as GSM voice gateway
VoIP-providers: intervoip.com | sipgate.de (German DID) | sipgate.co.uk (British DID) | sipcall.ch (Swiss DID)
connection: 100/5 MBit/s (DOCSIS 3.0)
mobile devices: Huawei P6 | Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM | Huawei: E5832, E1762, K3715, K3765 | Qualcomm Gobi 2000 in Sony VAIO VPC-Z12X9E/X



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  Reply # 74097 9-Jun-2007 11:54
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for the last few days it seems to be ok, hope it stays that way . thanks all.

now, i can't open nz vodafone's web page at home at all (tried both wireless and wired, IE and Firefox)...... got 501/505 error.

all the software are the same at work and home (Win2k sp4, IE 6 sp1, with all the fixes from MS update, google toolbar)
the only difference is ISP: work= Telecom ADSL wired, home= Telstra cable wireless

any suggestions on this? there was no problem before i install this wireless router...


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  Reply # 74104 9-Jun-2007 13:36
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501 and 505 are http error codes, that indicate an error on the server, you're trying to reach. So that wasn't caused by your equipment at all, but was an error with Vodafone's webserver.

see the complete list of http error codes at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_HTTP_status_codes




router: AVM Fritz!Box Fon 7390 with Huawei K3765 USB modem attached as GSM voice gateway
VoIP-providers: intervoip.com | sipgate.de (German DID) | sipgate.co.uk (British DID) | sipcall.ch (Swiss DID)
connection: 100/5 MBit/s (DOCSIS 3.0)
mobile devices: Huawei P6 | Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM | Huawei: E5832, E1762, K3715, K3765 | Qualcomm Gobi 2000 in Sony VAIO VPC-Z12X9E/X

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