Wireless home network keeps disconnecting

  mojo249 15:39 14 Jan 06
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Hi

I've just conected a wireless router (Netgear UE20b)to my PC so I could share my internet connection wirelessly with my laptop.

Internet
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USB Modem
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PC
(Windows XP Pro)
(Internet Connection Sharing enabled)
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LAN connection via Ethernet cable
(Static IP 192.168.0.1)
(Subnet mask 255.255.255.0)
(Default gateway 192.168.0.3)
(DNS Server 192.168.0.1)
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UE20b Wireless Router
(TCP/IP IP Address 192.168.0.2)
(IP Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0)
(Multicast = None)
(RIP Direction = Both
(RIP Version = RIP-1)
(Not setup as DHCP Server)
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Laptop
(Windows XP Home Edition)
(Static IP 192.168.0.5)
(Subnet mask 255.255.255.0)
(Default gateway 192.168.0.1)
(DNS Server 192.168.0.1)

I have Zonelabs and Avast installed but not running on the PC. And I have shutdown Windows firewalls on both machines.

When I switch on the router everything works fine for about 2 minutes (I can access the internet on the laptop):

From the PC I can ping the router (192.168.0.2) and the laptop (192.168.0.5)

From the laptop I can ping the router (192.168.0.5) and the PC (192.168.0.1).

I can also access shared files folders from both locations.

Then inexplicably the connection fails. I cannot ping the router from either the PC or the laptop.

I've deduced therefore that it is the router which is causing the problem but nothing I do will fix the problem.

I'd really appreciate any advice. I've spent literally days trying to sort it out and I've run out of ideas.

Many thanks

Dion

  Forum Editor 17:17 14 Jan 06

is not a wireless router, it's an ADSL modem. Take a look at this:-

click here

  mojo249 18:06 14 Jan 06

I'm sorry. I had a bit of a shocker there.

It should read Netgear Wireless Router MR314.

I'm not using the Nortel modem at the moment....

Dion

  mojo249 20:37 16 Jan 06

bump

  igk 23:04 17 Jan 06

I would suggest that on both pc's you go into "Services" and Stop if running then disable the service "Wireless Zero Configuration" as this continually tries to override any manufacturers software..

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