Cannot connect to Wireless, but wired works fine, with kinks

By mopar man
Jul 19, 2010
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  1. I bought a Belkin G Wireless Router about 8 months back.

    Starting a few weeks ago, I've had to set a static IP address to my recently built computer (sitting at right now) for it to not disconnect every few minutes.

    I then noticed that no wireless devices (tested with 2 Laptops and Ipod Touch) could connect. If I restarted the router and did NOT connect anything to it, it would connect with local access only. If I attempt to set the router up using the CD that came with the packaging, it claims it cannot connect to the internet, and then proceeds to actually kick me off the net.

    Does anyone have any clue what coulda caused this?

    As far as I know, I've not changed anything.
  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,678   +159

    Which OS? Is the NIC adapter (USB, PCI, PC-Card Bus, miniPCI (onboard))
  3. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,286

    Windows 7, Vista. It's onboard to the laptops. It's occurring in more than one, remember.
  4. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,678   +159

    Try refreshing the unit?
    Same issue
    Backup your CFG
    Try resetting the unit back to factory defaults?
    Same issue? (without your backup CFG file do this test before you restore the file)
    Update the firmware
    Same issue?
    At this point the unit would be faulty contact Belkin if you're under your 1 year policy if not then replace it with ESR9850 which I am currently using without any issues. Belkin N+ is another step up from what you got. Stay clear of the Belkin Play MAX series a bunch of issues was returned and resold.

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