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troubleshooting Question

Wireless connection drops

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Wireless NetworkingWindows NetworkingWindows Vista
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I have Vista 64 Business and Intel 5300 AGN wireless on a Dell laptop.  I can connect to my wireless network just fine, but get disconnected every couple hours to every couple days.  Haven't seemed to be able to hold a connection for more than 48 hours.  All other wireless connections on network have no similar issues.  There seems to be so many variables, I'm not sure where to begin with laying out data.  This is a laptop, as a heads up, I have already disabled power management on it.  That wouldn't be it anyway, as the connection drops regardless of what i'm doing while the laptop is plugged in.  I have tried everything from playing with DHCP broadcast flags, to calling Dell (their only recommendation is to format which is stupid).

All settings seem normal as far as what I can tell from my experience. This may be lengthy, as any suggestions I may not know if they worked for 2-3 days.  Any questions though, I will get you all the possible information you need.  Thank you

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