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Topic # 29684 14-Jan-2009 23:31
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I have a belkin 54g wireless router that has been faithfully serving the itnernet to our house for at least 3 years. However it now keeps losing connection with devices and needs rebooting. There are no firmware patches for it. I don't want to hard reset it because I would have to reprogram it. Is there any other things I can do to fix it. We're on Telstra Cable so I am sure they are too blame for the drop out signals. Thanks Bruce

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Reply # 189666 15-Jan-2009 02:07
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  Topic # 29684 posted on 14-JAN-2009 22:31 send private message user's profile quote this post

I have a belkin 54g wireless router that has been faithfully serving the itnernet to our house for at least 3 years. However it now keeps losing connection with devices and needs rebooting. There are no firmware patches for it. I don't want to hard reset it because I would have to reprogram it. Is there any other things I can do to fix it. We're on Telstra Cable so I am sure they are too blame for the drop out signals. Thanks Bruce



If you are losing the wireless connection, its NOTHING to do with the Telstra Cable. I don't know why you would think that at all.

Your only next option is to hard reset your wifi router. Reprogramming is simply a case of WPA key, SSID, and IP settings.
Recording them will take 1 minute, restoring them should take about the same.







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  Reply # 189667 15-Jan-2009 02:34
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And dont back the config up and then restore it after a reset since that will put whatever was a problem back in potentially.

Really, if you are losing the ocnnection to the router then its either environmental or defective hardware in almost all cases unless you have done things to the settings.




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