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Old 02-16-2013, 10:15 AM   #21
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Microwave ovens, 2.4ghz cordless phones, and a host of other microwave devices will offer up interferance. When I run my microwave, my connection goes in the toliet.
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:28 AM   #22
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The microwave is never on when this happens.

I've cornered the problem to something in my room. I was out doing homework in the kitchen and had no problems yesterday. Here are the other electronics in my room.

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Old 02-18-2013, 06:10 AM   #23
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what frequency does the wireless headset or mouse work on?

is the printer a printer that can act as a wireless hotspot to allow you to print wirelessly?
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:34 AM   #24
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It sounds like a wireless signal range/availability/interference problem to me too - in which case any new router will probably suffer a similar fate.

If I were you I'd take $50 from your budget and by a pair of ethernet powerline adapters and then have a wired connection in your room. This will not only improve your connection stability but also give you much faster data transfers on your internal LAN.

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