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wireless connection keeps dropping at home, fine elsewhere

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Hi everyone,

I'm new to the forums, and am really hoping someone can help me with my wireless problem. Apparently waiting for it to fix itself is not a realistic solution. Alas.

My boyfriend has a wireless network connection problem with his Dell Latitude D630. At work and in restaurants etc, he can access the internet wirelessly no problem, but he can't connect to the network in our house for longer than 2 minutes; the connection keeps dropping out. We have a TP Link TL-WR941N router. My laptop (Dell Latitude D610) connects fine and doesn't lose the connection.

His laptop runs XP 2002, Service Pack 2.

In our old apartment, where we used a different model of router (still a TP Link), his laptop connected fine.

Is it a disagreement between the router and his laptop?

I'm only marginally computer savvy, if that, so I don't know if there are particular settings that his computer should have/not have in order for him to connect.

I'd really really appreciate it if someone could help me out. He hasn't been able to use his laptop really in our house for over 6 months.

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You could try changing the wireless-channel that the router uses. Log on to your router's web-page and change the wireless channel there (remember to save any changes). Wireless laptops can automatically switch channels as required whenever it's been changed on the router, so don't worry about that side of it.
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