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windows xp drops signal


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t-man

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I have a windows xp computer that had its hard drive replaced, so I had to try setting up the wireless connection on this computer(The wireless network is encrypted). After every few minuites the connection is dropped. I have tried the following:
1)disabling firewalls
2)unplugging the router
3)restarting the computer
4)changing the routers wireless channel
I just can not figure out why the connection keeps dropping. does anybody have any clue as to why this keeps happening to me?
T-man

Edited by t-man, 20 August 2005 - 03:01 PM.

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what are you using? d link, linksys?
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Thanks but i just figured it out.
thanks again,
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What was causing this
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we did not have the windows firewall untill the computer did an automatic update. Once the firewall was installed it worked fine.
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Thank You for posting the answer

Windows XP Firewall blocks incoming data only

Most third party firewalls block incoming and outgoing data

You can choose a firewall here

http://www.filehippo...ware/firewalls/

You would need to turn the XP Firewall off after installing one of these

Zone Alarm is a popular choice
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