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two days ago i purchased a wireless router and put a wireless pci card in my computer. the internet works fine but when i game like in battlefield2 like 2 or 3 minutes into the game it freezes and says there is a problem with my connection, so i quickly got out of it and checked my connection... I have FULL Conectivity!!!! internet works fine too. its really wierd... any sudgestions?
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post #2 of 14
What brand of router? Does this happen when you are wired in with CAT5 on the same computer?

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post #3 of 14
Be sure to forward all the necessary ports in your router. I would also be sure that you have the latest drivers for your PCI adaptor. There's also a risk of someone jacking your wireless signal if you do not encrypt it.
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post #4 of 14
Here's a good wy to leave it open and not have anyone hi-jack your connection

Use the MAC address filter that is in the router (if it has such a feature). Linksys routers have it and it allows all the ports to be open but you only allow how many connections are on and what computers can be on as well. If anyone tries to hi-jack it, they keep getting "Trying to Establish Connection" or "Obtaining IP address" and it will never connect

I find it the best way since some games go through different ports and it's all a hassle to begin with, so we jsut leave it open with the MAC filter
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i have a linksys
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post #6 of 14
Most normal routers (54mbs) are very pitchy, and are not good since you need a stable connection for gaming. Either run a cable through your basement to your room, or go buy 108mbs stuff. I tried that once, and it didnt work well with BF2.

Router:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833127158

PCI Adapter:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833127136

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post #7 of 14
Which Linksys is it? Wireless-G WRT54G routers are top notch, and you can edit your preferences by typing 192.168.1.1 into your web browser. You will be prompted for a passoword/username. Leave the username blank, and type "admin" without the quotes, as the password. You can configure your router though here.
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post #8 of 14
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Yes i have the WRT54G and i think it is like my zonelalarm messing with my conection and blocking the program
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post #9 of 14
Wireless is pretty cool when it comes to convenience, however performance wise, it's nothing like the ole' wire. I made the mistake of purchasing a wireless keyboard and mouse and the lag just drives me nutts most of the time. Personally with any kind of gaming I would stick to the ole' wire.
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post #10 of 14
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Here's a good wy to leave it open and not have anyone hi-jack your connection

Use the MAC address filter that is in the router (if it has such a feature). Linksys routers have it and it allows all the ports to be open but you only allow how many connections are on and what computers can be on as well. If anyone tries to hi-jack it, they keep getting "Trying to Establish Connection" or "Obtaining IP address" and it will never connect

I find it the best way since some games go through different ports and it's all a hassle to begin with, so we jsut leave it open with the MAC filter
You don't "Hi-jack" a connection by connecting to a wireless access point/router. A better term would be that you "leech" off it. If you were to connect to your neighbour's unprotected wireless network the DHCP server would assign you a network IP in addition to all the other computers already connected. It wouldn't disconnect anyone, but you could very easily slow down the network by hogging the down/up internet bandwidth.

Ironically, if you were to enable MAC filtering, then someone could actually "hi-jack" your connection if it was someone who knew what they were doing. They would use a wireless packet sniffer, find your computer's MAC address, spoof their own wireless MAC address to be the exact same, then they would inject packets to deauthenticate your computer from the router and then connect their's in its place.
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