Connect to 802.11b but not 802.11g... but used to be able to...?

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by jbraly, Mar 8, 2006.

  1. jbraly

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    Dell Latitude D810 with built in 802.11g card.

    I have a dlink G router at home on a dsl connections. First few months
    I had no issues at all using the net wirelessly in my house.

    My wife has a laptop with an 802.11b card, she can and still does use
    it fine (router is in dual mode).

    I go to a buddies office and game on his wireless router (linksys,
    802.11g) no issues. He has 2 other laptops, always on, always

    Recently, I can only get "limited or no connectivity" on my g card;
    home and buddy's office.

    Yet, at my office, where there are 802.11B access points, it connects
    like a charm.

    no changes have been made on any routers or my laptop.

    IN FACT, my friend ALSO has a dell latitude d810. Pretty much a clone
    of mine. He has no issues. WEP is not the issue.

    thanks in advance.
    Jazz Mann
    jbraly, Mar 8, 2006
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  2. Check the properties of your wireless adapter card (from device manager) and
    see if there is setting for either wireless mode (b or g or mixed) or data
    rate. Make sure you set it to g or mixed if there is such a setting. If
    there isn't one or this doesn't work, set data rate to 11M, as opposed to
    best rate, to see if it works.
    Zhong Deng \(MSFT\), Mar 13, 2006
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