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Interested in necessary steps to prevent wireless from picking up on signal of outside LAN

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Hi Everyone:
   
       Over the course of about three weeks, we have been experiencing strange internet behavior.  For instance, if one pc is on, internet connectivity and speed is fine.  However, if both are signed on, there is degradation in internet peformance.  To give everyone a good idea of what I am talking about, we perform at 14.4 dial up on a DSL connection.  Each time we fix it, it goes back to this same routine.  

       After explaining the situation which needs more attention, we now believe the wireless pc is picking up a signal from a router on someone else's LAN.  The rationale behind this theory stems from the fact that an additional wireless appears within the area of View Available Networks within the Microsoft Broadband Utility on the wireless.  We believe that the wireless may be trying to decipher two different broadcasting IP numbers, one being broadcasted by the extra LAN called Netgear and our own of MSHOME.  

        With this in mind as a possibility, I am interested in any steps which will allow the wireless to only lock onto the radio waves being broadcasted by our network and not someone else's router on a different LAN.

        Any help on this matter will greatly be appreciated.

       Thank you

       George
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