Posted 05 March 2011 - 03:18 AM
I have 2 laptops (emachine and toshiba) and a wireless router (netgear mr814v3).
The router works fine with one of the Toshiba, I can use it all day wirelessly with no problems.
The eMachine laptop works fine IF I use it connected via ethernet cable to the router. If I use it wirelessly it works fine for a while, but tends to cause the router to drop the internet connection at least once a day.
This results in me having to turn the router on and off for it to work again.
I'm possibily noticing the problem is further amplified if I am using more bandwidth on the emachine. If I start downloading more it seems to cause a lost connection within a few minutes.
The emachine uses a Broadcom 802.11g network adapter.
It would seem that the router is having some problem dealing with the eMachine.
The firmware on the router is up to date (but that last update was in 2004.)
Any suggestions? thx