10-30-2006, 05:04 AM
| | Re: Connectivity Issue
Adair Witner wrote:
> "Scott" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > My wife's one-year old Gateway desktop with Win XP Pro has built-in
> > wireless
> > that has always worked perfectly. It connects via our home Linksys WRT54g
> > router. Lately, when it boots up, there's a yellow triangle on the icon
> > in
> > the lower right taskbar. Clicking on that brings up the wireless network
> > box. It states that the Linksys connection has "little or no
> > connectivity",
> > yet the speed is 54 mbps. I disconnect it from the network and then
> > re-connect.
> > The dialog box for the WEP key comes up. The key is already entered. I
> > push
> > OK, and then it connects to the internet.
> > Any idea why it suddenly began showing a connectivity problem? It always
> > used
> > to connect automatically during bootup.
> I would go into your preferred network connections and remove your linksys
> then reassociate with the ap and re enter the wep key.. sounds like you are
> not correctly authenticating with the ap.. might also delete any other
> connections that are in there that are un needed.
> Try power cycling the ap and double check nothing has changed in it..
Adair, I followed your suggestion. I removed linksys, then re-established it.
On the next bootup, it connected on it's own. However, subseuent bootups went
back to the "little or no connectivity" issue. I wonder if my Linksys router
should be reset? The other 2 wireless-enabled computers in the house are working