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Troubleshoot Wireless Network Connection Problems [Charts]

Have Wi-Fi network problems? This set of handy flowcharts will guide you (or a distant relative in need of assistance) towards Wi-Fi happiness.

At the computer tutorial site 7Tutorials they share a set of flowcharts to help walk you through your wireless networking problems. The charts cover everything from the basics (is the router on?) to the more complex (does your device support the wireless mode in use by the router?). The flowcharts cover just about every common wireless configuration issue you’ll run into. Hit up the link below to grab a copy for your toolkit or to forward to a friend in need of some Wi-Fi guidance.

Troubleshoot Wireless Network Connection Problems by Yourself [7Tutorials]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 09/1/11

Comments (3)

  1. MJ

    Yesterday I just reseted the factory defaults on my WRT610N and reconfigured it. It took about an hour but solved the problems I was having since some time ago. I tried to fix those problems before with no luck.

  2. murray

    still have a problem with wifi when i go to watch videos wheather it is movies or news it plays and then it buffers plays for a well and buffers.

  3. gary

    murray, videos require a minimum download and transfer rate to play w/o buffering. Are you sure your rates are sufficient?

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