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tobegone
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 - my prob is over the last few wks, when i start my computer, there's always a 2 - 4 minute delay before the red X disappears from the network icon in the lower right task bar, letting me know that I am now connected to the network - before, it didnt used to do that - I would connect atomatically upon startup... like all my other wirelessly connected computers do...  and also, I went into the HP Wireless Assistant (even though I do 'eventually' connect wirelessly), and when I start the steps, I am told that the Assistant does not recognize my router (it's a Linsys WRgt54 router (I'm pretty sure that's the model#) - one of Linsys' most popular routers through the yrs - how can that not be recognized?).  Could this be related to my problem?  I called HP tech support two times, and on each occasion, the reps seemed to not know what to do.... very frustrating!!

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nazcar4u
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without a lot more details i am wondering if you have update the drivers/firm ware for the router lately?

try this link

http://www.linksysbycisco.com/US/en/support/WRT54G2/download

 

 

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tobegone
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thanks for the quick response - when i get home tonit, i'll check into the router updates - meanwhile, whatever details you want, i'd be glad to provide.
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what anti virus are you using? is it up to date?
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tobegone
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i'm using norton - yes it is up to date
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did the router updates change anything?
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tobegone
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unfortunately, yestrday evening, they were doing maintenance on the site - couldn't get in.  i will try again tonite... thanks for the follow up.  i will let you know tonite.  i appreciate the help...
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Signal good & other laps work. my laptop no grab signal suddenly.

 

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tobegone
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before i can install the firmware, i havta connect with ethernet wire to the router.  what is the proper procedure to do that?
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my router already has the latest firmware update - 4.21.1
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