Troubleshooting Microsoft® Windows® 7 Wireless Router Problems
Problems that can occur with Wireless Routers in Windows 7
A wireless router is a device in a wireless local area network which determines the next network point in to which a data packet needs to be forwarded toward its destination. Actually the wireless routers are wired routers equipped with wireless access points built in so that you can enjoy both the wired and/or wireless network connections at the same time. As the router in a hard-wired home or business, the wireless router has the same functionality in the local area network. But the wireless router provides greater mobility for the notebooks or portable computer. You may at times face some issues with the wireless router installed in your Windows 7 Operating System based computer, you could read the following and understand the issue and fix the easily.
The problems that can occur with wireless router in Windows 7, their causes and symptoms and the tips to fix the issues are:
- Hardware issues
- Range or ISP issues
- Tips to fix the issues
You might also have issues with your Internet connection, such as a slow connection as you try to access the Internet using your wireless router. This may be due to some hardware related issues prevailing with your router and your associated hardware devices. It may be a problem of the router power supply.
Range or ISP issues
The wireless router that you have installed in your network supports certain range for the access of the Internet wirelessly. If you are trying to access the Internet outside this specified range by the wireless router manufacturer, you may have issues with your wireless connectivity. At times, you might at times face a connection slow while you try to access the Internet using your wireless router. You might have a comparatively slower connection than that you actually get for your plan. The Internet slow issue may be due to the server issues or connectivity errors of your ISP server.
If you are facing the connection slow issues you can check the reason for the problem. If the connection drop issue is due to your ISP, you can contact your ISP. If you find to have any issue from your side, you can check the router and the associated hardware. If you have issues with your Ethernet cables, you can replace them. Make sure that you are making use of the wireless router in the prescribed range by your manufacturer.
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