Two wireless connections on router, only one dropping

Hi, my husband and I both connect to the same router through wireless adapters. Most of the time, mine stays relatively stable, but his has been dropping constantly. We just bought a new adapter for him a week ago and still having the same problem. Computer shows a strong connection to the network but then it just drops for a few seconds before connecting again. Any help on this would be appreciated.
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  1. It may simply not be handshaking.

    Check TCP/IP Properties in your husband's computer..
    Start, Connect To, Connection, Properties, Scroll Down TCP/IP and highlight, click Properties and check that Obtain DNS and IP address automatically are enabled.

    If you can access the router settings make sure that Access List -- which filters users in or out by IP address or MAC ID -- is not enabled.

    You also try turning off wireless security temporarily -- if husband's computer then connects reliably, you've narrowed the issues down.
  2. I notice in the tcp/ip settings that there are two...IPv4 and IPv6. Both of them are checked. Should one of these be unchecked?
  3. Uncheck IP v6 -- it's not in use much yet and may cause problems.
  4. Ok, thank you for the help. Hopefully this stuff will help. It's getting rather frustrating.
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