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Anonymous
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July 15, 2004 7:11:54 PM

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hi,

i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my laptop.
downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.

my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and then
disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the signal
strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?

its a 11mbs (802.11b)

thanx

devin
Anonymous
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July 15, 2004 7:11:55 PM

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"Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
news:_8xJc.91$SM2.30@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> hi,
>
> i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my laptop.
> downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.
>
> my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and then
> disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the signal
> strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?
>
> its a 11mbs (802.11b)
>
> thanx
>
> devin
>
>
Did the wireless card work OK before the phone?

Check the phone - what frequency? If 2.4 Ghz, return the phone for a MUCH
cheaper 900 Mhz phone.

--
Bob Alston


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Anonymous
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July 15, 2004 7:11:55 PM

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"Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
news:_8xJc.91$SM2.30@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> hi,
>
> i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my laptop.
> downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.
>
> my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and then
> disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the signal
> strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?
>
> its a 11mbs (802.11b)
>
> thanx
>
> devin

Imagine a straight line from the laptop to the wireless router. Please
describe the obstacles along that line (i.e., floors, furniture, books,
steel shelves).

Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
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Anonymous
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July 15, 2004 7:11:56 PM

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Bob Alston wrote:

> "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> news:_8xJc.91$SM2.30@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
>
>>hi,
>>
>>i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my laptop.
>>downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.
>>
>>my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and then
>>disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the signal
>>strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?
>>
>>its a 11mbs (802.11b)
>>
>>thanx
>>
>>devin
>>
>>
>
> Did the wireless card work OK before the phone?
>
> Check the phone - what frequency? If 2.4 Ghz, return the phone for a MUCH
> cheaper 900 Mhz phone.
>
....or try different channels on the wireless setup...?



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Anonymous
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July 16, 2004 7:28:42 PM

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no, it always worked like that. i only bought my network equipment last
week.
how do i try different channels?

thanx

devin

"Dan Seur" <click@casta.net> wrote in message
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>
>
> Bob Alston wrote:
>
> > "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> > news:_8xJc.91$SM2.30@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> >
> >>hi,
> >>
> >>i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my laptop.
> >>downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.
> >>
> >>my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and then
> >>disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the signal
> >>strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?
> >>
> >>its a 11mbs (802.11b)
> >>
> >>thanx
> >>
> >>devin
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Did the wireless card work OK before the phone?
> >
> > Check the phone - what frequency? If 2.4 Ghz, return the phone for a
MUCH
> > cheaper 900 Mhz phone.
> >
> ...or try different channels on the wireless setup...?
>
>
>
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Anonymous
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July 16, 2004 7:32:00 PM

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ok, a door with glass in it, and down the stairs. then a couple of feet
forward, near the sofa.
the digital phone is at the base of the stairs, on a wall shelf.
the router is standing up, next to a wall, with my computer, modem, and
speaker right next to it.

devin


"Ron Bandes" <RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote in message
news:4DwJc.35735$_b.14320552@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net...
> "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> news:_8xJc.91$SM2.30@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> > hi,
> >
> > i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my laptop.
> > downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.
> >
> > my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and then
> > disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the signal
> > strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?
> >
> > its a 11mbs (802.11b)
> >
> > thanx
> >
> > devin
>
> Imagine a straight line from the laptop to the wireless router. Please
> describe the obstacles along that line (i.e., floors, furniture, books,
> steel shelves).
>
> Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
>
>
Anonymous
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a b D Laptop
July 17, 2004 10:17:21 AM

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So the only thing between the AP and the laptop is a glass door? That's not
much of an obstacle, so I wouldn't think that's the problem. Are you sure
it's really connected for even one minute? Can you PING other computers or
access the WWW during that minute?

Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.

"Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
news:QxSJc.162$qS6.156@newsfe1-win.ntli.net...
> ok, a door with glass in it, and down the stairs. then a couple of feet
> forward, near the sofa.
> the digital phone is at the base of the stairs, on a wall shelf.
> the router is standing up, next to a wall, with my computer, modem, and
> speaker right next to it.
>
> devin
>
>
> "Ron Bandes" <RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote in message
> news:4DwJc.35735$_b.14320552@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net...
> > "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> > news:_8xJc.91$SM2.30@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> > > hi,
> > >
> > > i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my laptop.
> > > downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.
> > >
> > > my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and then
> > > disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the signal
> > > strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?
> > >
> > > its a 11mbs (802.11b)
> > >
> > > thanx
> > >
> > > devin
> >
> > Imagine a straight line from the laptop to the wireless router. Please
> > describe the obstacles along that line (i.e., floors, furniture, books,
> > steel shelves).
> >
> > Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
> >
> >
>
>
Anonymous
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a b D Laptop
July 17, 2004 2:22:07 PM

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On 17/7/04 7:17 am, in article
Rv3Kc.4825$Kz3.524788@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net, "Ron Bandes"
<RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote:

> So the only thing between the AP and the laptop is a glass door? That's not
> much of an obstacle, so I wouldn't think that's the problem. Are you sure
> it's really connected for even one minute? Can you PING other computers or
> access the WWW during that minute?

Glass can be a very great obstacle, but I doubt its the case here.
Laminated glass often contains a darker middle element which is actually
metallic based. This is one reason why mobile phone reception can be a
problem on certain types of trains - laminated, darkened windows.
Anonymous
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a b D Laptop
July 17, 2004 3:04:45 PM

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yeah, i get a low signal, but for that minute or so, i can access the
internet.
i think its the phone downstairs. ??

devin

"Ron Bandes" <RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote in message
news:Rv3Kc.4825$Kz3.524788@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net...
> So the only thing between the AP and the laptop is a glass door? That's
not
> much of an obstacle, so I wouldn't think that's the problem. Are you sure
> it's really connected for even one minute? Can you PING other computers
or
> access the WWW during that minute?
>
> Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
>
> "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> news:QxSJc.162$qS6.156@newsfe1-win.ntli.net...
> > ok, a door with glass in it, and down the stairs. then a couple of feet
> > forward, near the sofa.
> > the digital phone is at the base of the stairs, on a wall shelf.
> > the router is standing up, next to a wall, with my computer, modem, and
> > speaker right next to it.
> >
> > devin
> >
> >
> > "Ron Bandes" <RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote in message
> > news:4DwJc.35735$_b.14320552@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net...
> > > "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> > > news:_8xJc.91$SM2.30@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> > > > hi,
> > > >
> > > > i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my laptop.
> > > > downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.
> > > >
> > > > my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and then
> > > > disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the
signal
> > > > strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?
> > > >
> > > > its a 11mbs (802.11b)
> > > >
> > > > thanx
> > > >
> > > > devin
> > >
> > > Imagine a straight line from the laptop to the wireless router.
Please
> > > describe the obstacles along that line (i.e., floors, furniture,
books,
> > > steel shelves).
> > >
> > > Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
Anonymous
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a b D Laptop
July 17, 2004 11:48:25 PM

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It does sound like interference.

Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.

"Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
news:hJ7Kc.42$4s1.26@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> yeah, i get a low signal, but for that minute or so, i can access the
> internet.
> i think its the phone downstairs. ??
>
> devin
>
> "Ron Bandes" <RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote in message
> news:Rv3Kc.4825$Kz3.524788@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net...
> > So the only thing between the AP and the laptop is a glass door? That's
> not
> > much of an obstacle, so I wouldn't think that's the problem. Are you
sure
> > it's really connected for even one minute? Can you PING other computers
> or
> > access the WWW during that minute?
> >
> > Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
> >
> > "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> > news:QxSJc.162$qS6.156@newsfe1-win.ntli.net...
> > > ok, a door with glass in it, and down the stairs. then a couple of
feet
> > > forward, near the sofa.
> > > the digital phone is at the base of the stairs, on a wall shelf.
> > > the router is standing up, next to a wall, with my computer, modem,
and
> > > speaker right next to it.
> > >
> > > devin
> > >
> > >
> > > "Ron Bandes" <RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote in message
> > > news:4DwJc.35735$_b.14320552@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net...
> > > > "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> > > > news:_8xJc.91$SM2.30@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> > > > > hi,
> > > > >
> > > > > i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my
laptop.
> > > > > downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.
> > > > >
> > > > > my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and
then
> > > > > disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the
> signal
> > > > > strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?
> > > > >
> > > > > its a 11mbs (802.11b)
> > > > >
> > > > > thanx
> > > > >
> > > > > devin
> > > >
> > > > Imagine a straight line from the laptop to the wireless router.
> Please
> > > > describe the obstacles along that line (i.e., floors, furniture,
> books,
> > > > steel shelves).
> > > >
> > > > Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
Anonymous
a b F Wireless
a b D Laptop
July 18, 2004 2:40:57 PM

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so how coud i stop this?
how do i change the signal channel?

dev

"Ron Bandes" <RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote in message
news:D ofKc.25906$Kz3.2536356@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net...
> It does sound like interference.
>
> Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
>
> "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> news:hJ7Kc.42$4s1.26@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> > yeah, i get a low signal, but for that minute or so, i can access the
> > internet.
> > i think its the phone downstairs. ??
> >
> > devin
> >
> > "Ron Bandes" <RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote in message
> > news:Rv3Kc.4825$Kz3.524788@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net...
> > > So the only thing between the AP and the laptop is a glass door?
That's
> > not
> > > much of an obstacle, so I wouldn't think that's the problem. Are you
> sure
> > > it's really connected for even one minute? Can you PING other
computers
> > or
> > > access the WWW during that minute?
> > >
> > > Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
> > >
> > > "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> > > news:QxSJc.162$qS6.156@newsfe1-win.ntli.net...
> > > > ok, a door with glass in it, and down the stairs. then a couple of
> feet
> > > > forward, near the sofa.
> > > > the digital phone is at the base of the stairs, on a wall shelf.
> > > > the router is standing up, next to a wall, with my computer, modem,
> and
> > > > speaker right next to it.
> > > >
> > > > devin
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "Ron Bandes" <RunderscoreBandes @yah00.com> wrote in message
> > > > news:4DwJc.35735$_b.14320552@news4.srv.hcvlny.cv.net...
> > > > > "Devin Panchal" <d.panchal@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
> > > > > news:_8xJc.91$SM2.30@newsfe3-gui.ntli.net...
> > > > > > hi,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > i've got a belkin wireless router and a wireless card on my
> laptop.
> > > > > > downstairs we have got a new digital cordless fone.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > my problem is the wireless laptop connects fro about 1 min, and
> then
> > > > > > disconnects, even when the fone is off. how can i increase the
> > signal
> > > > > > strength? is there anything i can do, to make it work proerly?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > its a 11mbs (802.11b)
> > > > > >
> > > > > > thanx
> > > > > >
> > > > > > devin
> > > > >
> > > > > Imagine a straight line from the laptop to the wireless router.
> > Please
> > > > > describe the obstacles along that line (i.e., floors, furniture,
> > books,
> > > > > steel shelves).
> > > > >
> > > > > Ron Bandes, CCNP, CTT+, etc.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
!