[ubuntu-uk] Router reccomendations

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Feb 28 09:03:24 GMT 2009


On 27/02/2009 22:13, London School of Puppetry wrote:
>
> Hi there,  When I am working at a colleague's house, I use my laptop 
> and her wireless connection- it was BT and the connection was 
> unreliable for her desk-top and I could not get a connection at all. I 
> now have a new lap-top and coincidentally she has switched to Tiscali 
> and they sent her a new router or is it a modem? You would think all 
> would be well? All was well for a few months and now once again her 
> connection is on and off although it says there is excellent strength, 
> and I never get a connection- Any ideas?
>
One thing I have found is if you use a WPA key with less than 8 
characters it will appear to connect and not work.  At first I just 
thought it was my Dad's router that did this but I've also seen it on a 
Belkin router too.

Are you able to connect if you plug a cable into the router?

Rob




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