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2 laptops only 1 detected to netgear router


nobbyhigo

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hi i had a v4 router on the blink so i used a spare new v5 .Thing is one hp laptop finds it and i can connect with new router .the other one a hp as well cant find the router after refresh re boot and repair It does connect with ethernet cable .I cant get my head round it any help please

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mgmcc

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Try changing the Channel number in the router's settings and make sure you don't use "12" or "13", which some network adapters are designed not to connect to.

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proudfoot

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mgmcc Has hit the nail on the head. I had a PC that would connect wirelessly to my BT HomeHub OK but my wife's laptop suddenly wouldn't. Both were in the same room as the hub. I changed fron the default channel 6 to channel 11. Not had a problem since. Download inSSIDer from http://www.metageek.net/?utmcampaign=Software&utmmedium=inssider2&utm_source=AboutForm This will show all the channels in use in your vicinity

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