Wireless Internet forum: Wireless Drops out.

by: Chegism May 19, 2009 6:01 PM PDT

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Wireless Drops out.

by Chegism - 5/19/09 6:01 PM

So here is the deal:

I have a wireless router hooked up to my desktop, and use wireless to connect with my laptop.

Randomly, every few hours, few hours or even few weeks, the wireless just stops being connected. It still shows full signal when i try to reconnect, but it never does. When i do click "connect", the button grays out for 5 secs, lights up again, then stops trying - never giving me an error message. I can connect to other wireless networks during this time, but not my own.

Then, as randomly as it left, it comes back. This can be 10 minutes or 2 weeks until it decides to reconnect.

A forced power-cycle of the router and modem will get it to work, but only until it disconnects again.

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : laptop
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Cont
roller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-12-3F-DE-68-2F
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.3
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, May 19, 2009 8:30:53 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, May 20, 2009 6:54:07 PM

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Networ
k Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-13-CE-16-33-07

Anyone have any ideas? The above ipconfig is taken when it is disconnected.

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