@#$% Wireless Access Point..

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  1. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    I have a linksys WAP11 wireless access point. I've had it for about a year..

    Whenever I use it for 10 or 15 minutes, it kicks me off and removes from my available list. If I hard reset it, I get another 30-45 minutes and then have to do it again. Other times, after I reset it'll work for 2 or 3 days before having to be reset.

    Any thoughts on the cause of this?
     
  2. purebad

    purebad I don't need your approval, right?

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    are you just browsing the net when you get booted? I remember having a linksys that I ALWAYS over loaded and it kept resetting itself (torrents were the culprit)
     
  3. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Just browsing the net... nothing intensive. Just OT and email.. :hs:
     
  4. deusexaethera

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    My standard fix for routers is to cut a hole in the top of the case and install a CPU fan to improve ventilation.

    It could also be a problem with the router resetting your IP. Try setting your computer to use a static IP, like 192.168.0.5 or something similar.
     
  5. alverino03

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    Perhaps it's overheating. I had a similar problem with a router. Now that I moved the router, it hasn't happened yet. :x:
     
  6. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Not a router.. just an access point..
     
  7. deusexaethera

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    Microchips + Electricity = Heat.
    Heat + Shitty Ventilation = Malfunctions.
     
  8. cmsurfer

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    Do you have the latest firmware update?
     
  9. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    I haven't checked, honestly...
     
  10. alverino03

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    :werd: I said I had a similar situation with a router, not saying yours was a router :o
     
  11. urmama

    urmama Uh Burrito? OT Supporter

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    i've always had problems with linksys :mad: now i have belkin and havent had any problems yet :)
     

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