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booting computer disables wireless?


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Several computers in our house are connected to cable internet through the router (DLINK DIR 655), which provides DHCP service to all of the eight or so computers in our household, some of which connect to the internet via wireless and some of which are connected by LAN. The IP addresses have been reserved by MAC address.

Recently, we've added a computer to our network that, when booted using the wireless LAN, temporarily knocks all of the wireless computers off the network. Why is this happening?

It might be worthwhile to note that when this computer is booted through the LAN with wireless disabled, there are no internet disruptions. The computer uses a 802.11g USB 2.0 wireless network adapter (I think.) We are not using ICS. All computers in our household run on XP. The IP address for this particular computer is currently 192.168.0.199. The default gateway is 192.168.0.1, and pings with no problems. Any ideas?
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