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Hi all! Hope your all enjoying 2013.
OT I am having trouble with my new wireless adapter. Basically it has trouble connecting to my router. It will connect when it decided the time is right, literally. I can't control when it connects. It always fails to connect when I try to. I have also tested the spot thinking it may be the spot it's at but it's not as I have tested it with my laptop and tablet. It's not too far from the router and I have fiddled with the THREE YES THREE antennas it comes with. It's becoming ridiculous now and would really like as much help as possible. Rep to those who give me decent answers smile.gif

Thanks guys.
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Anybody?
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What kind of wireless adapter are you using and what kind of router?! Maybe they are not compatible with each other?!
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Hello Kavster12,

From what you are describing, I can't tell if you're having intermittent wireless internet connection or no connection at all. Can you answer a few questions about your situation?

1. What model computer and wireless card is it?
2. What operating system?
3. What router are you using?
4. What security type (WPA, WEP, WPA2, Open?) are you using?
5. How far away from the router are you? Any walls in the way? How many bars of signal is Windows reporting?
6. Does the problem happen when you're in the same room as the router?
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post #5 of 6
Hi
I had a similar problem with my router,had to restart router for it to connect.Ended up buying a nearly new router from ebay and it's been working perfectly ever since plus my speed has increased a bit.I have read that the routers mains adapter can cause similar problems if its going bad.
post #6 of 6
Like previously said, more info is needed before an accurate answer can be given.
My best guesses to this would be try hard resetting the adapter(pull power plug for 60+ seconds). If that doesn't work, change the settings of the connection(like channel, security type, etc). If that doesn't work, it may end up being a faulty router. Like I said, I can't give an accurate answer without more information but I hope that helps atleast somewhat.
Best
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