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Old 01-05-2013, 06:15 PM
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Tony,
Thanks. I tried to think of something else that was happening in the house when the connection dropped. However, the last most noticeable event occurred when nothing else (apparently) was going on.
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You know that kitchen MW oven can interfere with 2.4GHz signal. When MW oven is on it can knock off the connection. I hope this is not your situation. My wife's family room laptop loses connection every time MW oven in the kitchen is on. Her laptop is on 5GHz only now.
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The choice of 2.4 GHz for wifi was a pretty bad one in hindsights. The same band can interfere with cordless phones (that's why I only buy DECT 6.0 phones myself), Bluetooth, microwave ovens... That's why the industry is slowly shifting to the 5 GHz band, which will resolve a lot of interference issues.
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