Re: Vista connection is unstable
My ISP that supplied the router did not mention an update but I will inquire.
By using an extension cable on the USB adapter, I seem to have a better
"Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> Have you checked if there is a new firmware for the router or new driver for
> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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> "PaulH7436" <PaulH7436@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > My Vista desktop is upstairs from the Westell router and connected with a
> > Linksys USB adapter. It drop the network several times per hour while
> > streaming audio and browsing. The Acer laptop next to it uses XP Home and
> > has a dependable connection. The Toshiba (Vista) laptop downstairs (10
> > feet
> > from router) is very dependable. Linksys offers no changes to setting to
> > improve signal reception. I have tried various channels on the router,
> > changed from WEP to WPA, varied the location of the USB adapter within the
> > room and uninstalled/reinstalled the adapter and no significant
> > improvement.
> > Any suggestion before I run 40' of cable through the walls? THANKS!