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Have you ever had trouble connecting your Windows PC to a wireless network? Yeah, me too. It seems that the wireless capabilities of many Windows based machines can be rather finicky. But sometimes it’s not the computer’s fault.

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Windows Unable to Connect to Wifi Network

by Michael on April 2, 2013 · 0 comments

We’re currently on vacation and my kids have been struggling with the wifi network where we’re staying. Every once in awhile their computers will lose (and be unable to re-gain) network connectivity. Very frustrating.

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Whew. After a boatload of troubleshooting, I think I’ve finally narrowed in on the cause of our internet woes. In short, our AT&T FastAccess DSL was periodically losing connectivit and failing to load pages. But then it would start working again.

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Replacing Our D-Link DIR-655 Wireless Router

by Michael on January 2, 2013 · 0 comments

Okay… After a firmware update and changing over to OpenDNS, we’re still suffering from DNS issues. I’ve checked with my neighbor who has the same ISP as us and his connection is rock solid, suggesting that we have a hardware issue.

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Switching D-Link Router to OpenDNS

by Michael on December 31, 2012 · 0 comments

Okay, the D-Link DIR-655 firmware update didn’t end up solving my DSL problems. Thus, I decided to disable the “Advanced DNS Service” and switch to OpenDNS. If this doesn’t help, then I probably have a hardware problem.

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Updating the D-Link DIR-655 Firmware

by Michael on December 31, 2012 · 0 comments

As I’ve noted in the past, I have a D-Link DIR-655 wireless router. Mine is a little older, so I have the A4 hardware version — the latest is Rev B. Over the past week or so, I’ve experienced a number of connection problems.

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Review: D-Link DIR-655 Wireless Router

by Michael on December 30, 2010 · 2 comments

This review has been a long time coming, but I thought I’d go ahead and put it out there… Better late than never, right? The short version is that we’ve had the D-Link DIR-655 wireless router for a bit over a year, and we love it.

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Belkin N+ Wireless Router Drops Connections

by Michael on February 7, 2010 · 0 comments

Last fall, we got a Belkin N+ wireless router. After we got the initial kinks worked out (including a near-impossible firmware update) and got over the fact that it won’t work with HFS+ hard drives, we started running into problems with dropped connections, especially on my wife’s MacBook.

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