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Re: [vox-tech] OT: The Bouncing WAP
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Re: [vox-tech] OT: The Bouncing WAP


I've read the other responses to this and agree (firmware, channel, etc.),
but my experience would lead me to suggest hardware.  These routers (and
access points) are mass-produced and are just flakey sometimes.  I'd try
the other suggestions and if you're still having the same problem, take
advantage of Linksys's excellent cross-RMA (where they send you the
replacement while you return yours).  You get stuck for the cost
of shipping yours, but it's still a good deal.

I had a netgear that did the same thing (with apple/linux laptops not XP
though).  I'd turn WEP off and it would work fine.  I replaced it with the
exact same product and the second one worked fine with WEP.

Dave M.

On Wed, 15 Oct 2003, Richard Crawford wrote:

> I have a Linksys WAP11 at my house, and I use it to connect our two
> laptops, which happen to be running WinXP.
> Every few minutes, the WAP seems to drop the connection; or, at least, a
> message appears on the laptop telling me that the link has been lost; and
> a few seconds later it comes back.  This is very annoying when I'm
> browsing the web or playing MP3's from my file server.
> Why might this be happening?  Any ideas?  Any way that I can make it stop??
> Sliante,
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