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Sep 9, 2011

I have a WRT 160N v2 router. There's 1 computer wired to it, that works fine.  Then I have 2 laptops and a pc wireless to it.  One laptop is a mac and that seems to be fine, another is a Compaq notebook that has trouble connecting and the pc has the same problem.  The signal strength is very good to excellent so thats not the issue.  What happens with the pc is, it will connect but at times its only for a few seconds then it disconnects.  Sometimes restarting the computer fixes it for a while but it will eventually start having the problem again.  It detects the wireless network just fine, and the router's firmware is up to date.  I have a feeling that its the settings in the router but im not sure what to change. 

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