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Wireless Network Keeps Cutting Out!


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Hey there I posted a while back about a problem I had with my wireless internet cutting out from full speed, good signal strength and then cutting out for a second or two before re-connected. I beileved that the problem sorted itself out as it stopped doing it for a month or so, this however was not the case. The router was turned off by mistake and after that the problems returned.

I tried changing the position of the aerial but this only the made the problem worse.

Any advice you could give would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi. Please unplug power to both the modem and router and leave them off for at least 30 seconds. Next, restore power only to your modem, and let it sit there for about 20 or so seconds. Next, plug the router back in and wait about 20 seconds. See if you get a connection now.
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Hi I did what you said, this has not solved the problem.
Any others suggestions?
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Have you called your ISP to see if they are having any problems on their side?
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Everything is fine down the ISP's end.

Any other ideas?

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Hi there,

I browse the site frequently and had this situation before. From what I understand is that Windows XP uses what is called the "Wireless Zero Configuration" service to constantly look for a better wireless network. The problem is it searches and then disconnects you from your network only to reconnect you.

Try this. Go to start>my computer. Right click and select manage. Double click on services and applications, double click services. Find Wireless Zero Configuration near the bottom and double click. Stop the service and set start up type to disabled. Hit apply and hopefully this will help you.

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I am experiencing the same thing. Network fine for a while then the connection is lost. Usually returns on it's own but sometimes requires resync of the modem, router and PC. My Windows XP does not have a "My Computer" option directly in Start. This just started happening but I am also starting to notice other wireless networks available. How do I set it up so my PC uses only my network?

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