[ubuntu-uk] Losing wireless Connection - off topic

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 16 21:24:24 UTC 2011

On 16 April 2011 21:54, Graham Smith <myotistwo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Colin
>> Have you checked with your router switched off, in case it is hiding
>> another network on the same channel?  Also there are other devises
>> that can use the same frequencies but do not show up (wireless CCTV
>> cameras for example) so it would not do any harm to shift to another
>> frequency as far away as possible from the current one just in case
>> this is the issue.
> Wouldn't this also affect my MacBook ?

Probably, but maybe it is better at rejecting interference.

> But having said that, I think your other post may well be correct, as I am
> still connected. This is the first evening in weeks, that I have stayed
> connected all evening.
> For now, I think I will leave it alone, but I will have a look at changing
> frequency, assuming the problem returns.

It only takes a few seconds to change the channel at the router.
There is no need to change anything at the PCs, they should
automatically re-connect at the new frequency.


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