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Having trouble with WRT54GS

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by OmegaChrono, Jun 20, 2006.

  1. OmegaChrono

    OmegaChrono LI Guru Member

    I seem to be having a problem with my new router. Its a WRT54GS and my internet connection is SBC Yahoo DSL. The router will work fine for most of the time, but every now and then it'll drop connection for unknown reasons. I've been able to remedy this problem by pulling the plug on the router and then plugging it back in, but I'm hoping for a more long-term solution. Any ideas?
  2. vincentfox

    vincentfox Network Guru Member

    Is this a v5 unit?
  3. OmegaChrono

    OmegaChrono LI Guru Member

    Yes its a v.5 unit, unfortunately
  4. CoBrA2168

    CoBrA2168 Network Guru Member

    I had the same problem and i had a funny solution.

    I called the company (not SBC yahoo) and they came out and had to replace something on the side of the house and on the telephone pole (i have cable)

    Whatever they did fixed my constant drop-offs. :thumbup:
  5. OmegaChrono

    OmegaChrono LI Guru Member

    Well luckily, my router seems to be working alright for now. But I'll think I'll do that too if this problem becomes consistent.

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