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My workstation (wireless connection) continually drops its internet/network connection

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I have a workstation with wireless network connection - the wireless gets a good signal but it constantly drops its internet and network connection - is it related to IP stuff? Is there a list of settings that I should be looking at.

It's a Linksys wireless.
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thanks - will try that
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In the Wireless settings>Advanced>Only connect to preferred networks selected?
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Mightbe jumping if it sees another SSID....Or trying to jump....

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I am not able to open the utility program that comes with my D-link Air Plus DWL-G510 wireless card. Is there another way that I can see the channel it is using?
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Here is a thought....Do you have that DLink software AND the Windows Service running both at the same time? That will usually cause your problem, so if this is the case, I would choopse 1 or the other....Try disabling the Dlink at startup via MSConfig....

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>>I am not able to open the utility program that comes with my D-link Air Plus DWL-G510 wireless card. Is there another way that I can see the channel it is using?


You select the channel on your wireless router or Access Point,,,,,,,your D-link Air Plus DWL-G510 wireless card will then auto-select that channel when connecting to your network.

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You said "you select the channel on your wireless router or Access Point" - how do you do that? I am using remote control (gotomypc) software to access this computer to make these changes.

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Error ID's
NTFS - 55, 50
DISK - 57, 51, 7, 52
Atapi - 11,9,26

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where are these settings?
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Whoops...Wrong thread...Sorry...    :)
If you have two wireless utilities installed and running, such as WZC and a utility that came with the wireless adapter, they can conflict with one another. Make sure only one is running
You can use this to Stop your WZC

One possible way to make this easier would be to write two batch files.

Open notepad and type the following...

net start wzcsvc


Save the file as "Start WZC.bat"
Put it in your startup folder.

Then create another batch file ... put this in notepad...

net stop wzcsvc

Save the file as "Stop WZC.bat" and put it on your desktop.


Now WZC will always start with the computer, and once you have a connection you can just run the batch file from the desktop. Easy as pie :)
Oh yea, make sure the service is set to Manual, so that the batch files can start and stop the service at will.
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