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    Sky Wireless Performance

    This is a discussion on Sky Wireless Performance within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Have a desktop which is connected to route via ethernet cable and also a laptop which is wireless. Since having ...

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      Sky Wireless Performance

      Have a desktop which is connected to route via ethernet cable and also a laptop which is wireless. Since having the router replaced by Sky a couple of months ago have noticed that wireless performance has dropped - seems to lose connection after about 10 minutes. Played around last night and have moved router away from outside wall which makes a bit of a difference. Now have Sagem router and sure the old one was Netgear - are they any different?

      Also planning on getting an ipad at christmas so worried that unless I get a decent wireless performance that might be a bit of a waste of time. How much do wireless cards in laptops vary? Laptop is a basic Dell with a bod standard wireless card. Hopefully the ipad wireless performance is better


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      Re: Sky Wireless Performance

      It may be on a different channel to your original router. Download and run netstumbler on the wireless pc and see what channel your router is on and what is in use around you. The sagem has a habit of being in Auto channel mode which can be rubbish, you may need to log into 192.169.0.1 and change the channel manually.

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      Re: Sky Wireless Performance

      In addition the sagems are on automatic channel by default which is known to cause issues.

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      Re: Sky Wireless Performance

      All Sky routers are now sent out with auto scan as default channel

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      Re: Sky Wireless Performance

      The new d-links arent.

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