As I mentioned in the comment to my previous post about our wireless access point going kaput, I did get a Linksys WRT54G Wireless-G Router , and after some initial difficulty getting it setup as just an access point, not a router it’s been working really well ever since.
At our house there are a number of things that can cause interference with a wireless network, both within and beyond our control. I won’t get into naming them all here, but suffice it to say that we’re in an area with a few wireless networks, cordless phones, and various other signals in easy reach of our living room.
Given that, I’ve simply accepted that sometimes we were going to have some struggles with wireless connections. Granted, those struggles had gotten much, much worse in the weeks prior to the access point losing power, and that may very well have been an indication that trouble was on the horizon. However, in the couple of weeks I’ve had the WRT54G in place and running, there have been no problems at all with interference, including when my wife was on the cordless phone the other night, which used to be impossible.
In short, I love this piece of equipment. 🙂
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