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Standard User the_callant
(member) Sun 07-Jul-13 12:27:08
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Wireless Connection


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I have a mostly wired network centred around a linksys router located in an upstairs bedroom. I occasionally work of a laptop located in a downstairs dining room and connecting via WiFi. The WiFi connection was being lost frequently, and using Inssider I found that there other WiFI networks using overlapping channels with a stronger signal. So a couple of questions, am I correct in assuming that it is these other, stronger networks that causes the loss in connection? If so what should I do about it?
I have a wired connection to the TV etc downstairs via a powerline adapter.
Any thoughts and suggestions welcomed.

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Administrator MrSaffron
(staff) Sun 07-Jul-13 12:38:05
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Re: Wireless Connection


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Generally it is a case of switching around the channels to find one that works best, or adding a 5GHz wireless access point which has less congestion.

Andrew Ferguson, andrew@thinkbroadband.com
www.thinkbroadband.com - formerly known as ADSLguide.org.uk
The author of the above post is a thinkbroadband staff member. It may not constitute an official statement on behalf of thinkbroadband.
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