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Author Topic: Why is tech stuff difficult one day and easy the next?  (Read 979 times)

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Offline Basquo

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Why is tech stuff difficult one day and easy the next?
« on: May 28, 2007, 06:25:33 PM »
I've had my notebook computer for about a year.  The wireless network I set up worked for about a month, then all of the sudden wouldn't. The info icons said the signal was excellent but the connectivity was limited or not at all.  I tried the repair function several times, but to no avail.  So for the past 11 months I've been usig the ethernet cable.  No biggie, I'm usually using it at the dining table, near the phone line, anyways.

Well today I decided I was gonna fix this crap.  I dug out all the manuals and little inserts and everything, and finally went to the website where I registered the router and network.  Everything showed that it was working fine.  I hit the button to reset the defaults, and nothing seemed to change with the way it was set, but still, no connectivity.  Finally, I tried the network icon on the toolbar, clicking "repair" one more time, and as benj says, shit the bed, it worked!

It's not that much of a difference to me, but it will be one less cord to unplug when I put the machine up (habit from when my flat was burgled) and Abbey can come over and work from the sofa if she wants to get out of the house.


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