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Windows 7: Wireless Signal keep dropping.

16 Apr 2011   #1
DragonPoet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Build 7601
 
 
Wireless Signal keep dropping.

OK, so on my desktop, I have a Netgear RangeMax NEXT Wireless Adapter with Windows 7 Home Starter 64 bit. I downloaded the latest version directly from the Netgear website. The driver included a application to connect to wireless networks. Well my wireless signal keeps not really dropping... but eh... i guess disconnecting would be the best word. The bars that shows the wireless signal will fade and the little star will appear over it and it will say there is a problem (I can't exactly remember the wording, please forgive me). I have included some pictures and hopefully that will help. I can give any information upon request as I was not sure what kind of information was needed. Thanks in advance for your help!

P.S.
It disconnects when I try to connect through the Netgear application but when I connect through Windows, it will do just fine. But I would prefer to connect through the Netgear application.




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17 Apr 2011   #2
DragonPoet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Build 7601
 
 

~Update~
Now it's happening through the Windows 7 application.
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18 Apr 2011   #3
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Were you having wireless connection issues prior to updating the driver?
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18 Apr 2011   #4
DragonPoet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Build 7601
 
 

No I was not. Should I roll back the driver?
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18 Apr 2011   #5
DragonPoet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Build 7601
 
 

It seems to happen whenever I open PeerBlock. Is there any reason for this?
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18 Apr 2011   #6
DragonPoet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Build 7601
 
 

Sorry to post, yet again, but should I try the BSOD section? I have used it once before and found out that you can get help for more than just BSOD. Would that help and troubleshoot the problem?
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18 Apr 2011   #7
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DragonPoet View Post
No I was not. Should I roll back the driver?
Try this first, yes.
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18 Apr 2011   #8
DragonPoet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Build 7601
 
 

I cannot rollback the Driver. When Microsoft recognized it the first time, it recognized it as a "Boradcom" adapter. Now since I've installed the latest driver from the it now recognizes it as a "RangeMax" adapter. Also, now the connection disconnects and reconnects by itself.


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19 Apr 2011   #9
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Do you have the previous set of drivers installed anywhere?
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19 Apr 2011   #10
DragonPoet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Build 7601
 
 

Not to my knowledge. What ever network drivers that where on there were the ones that Windows had installed itself...

(on a side note, nice sig btw)
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