09-17-2007, 06:00 PM
| | Re: Tech: Weird linksys wireless problem
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"m6onz5a" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> On Sep 12, 1:22 pm, chicagofan <m...@privacy.net> wrote:
>> > My brother informs me yesterday evening that our router (WRT54G) isn't
>> > sending a wireless signal. We can see other wireless signals in the
>> > neighborhood, but not ours. So, I reset the router with the button on
>> > the back, power it off etc, and our router still isn't sending a
>> > wireless signal. So, I figure the router crapped out. I head to Best
>> > Buy and buy the same router. I install it, and to my surprise we STILL
>> > don't have a wireless signal. It doesn't matter if it's a secured, or
>> > unsecured settings. No wireless signal even with the new router.
>> > What and the hell is going on? I can plug directly to the routers and
>> > they work fine. What are the odds that I got a defective router with
>> > the same problem?
>> Do you have your settings *set* to "broadcast" your signal? Is that
>> what you're talking about? Your brother is somewhere else and can't
>> pick up your signal?
> Yeah that was turned on.
> Problem has been fixed. Not that it was ever broken. I had forgotten
> we have a 2.4ghz television transmitter as well as the 2.4ghz router,
> and having the router on the default channel 6, conflicts with the tv
> transmitter not allowing the router to transmit a signal. But as soon
> as I changed the router to channel 10 or 11 everything is as it should
> Not sure on how it got to channel 6 in the first place. I did notice
> it before I reset it to factory settings. I did a firmware upgrade as
> well, so we'll see if that helps/hurts.
> Now I have a spare router :(.
>FYI...I believe channel 6 is the default after a reset on the Linksys. Glad
>all is OK now.