Odd wireless connection issue
This is with a HP/Compaq 6910p laptop internal Broadcom adaptor.
Until today this has been fine. Occasionally drops wireless but would reconnect.
Today I was trying to VPN into work and no joy. Other PC's wireless and wired all OK but rebooted router after an issue seeing admin pages.
PC will connect and then I set up a ping to router. After a while ping returns time out message but wireless utils and router show connection is still good. PC will not then usually reconnect unless I disable/reenable the wireless adaptor as it thinks it's still connected. I have raised a ticket with IT folk but maybe someone here has seen similar and can suggest fix. Running XP SP2.. This PC will connect fine wired so it's something wireless causing issue. It's like the connection is good but traffic isn't.
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Me thinks I may have found the issue.
IP clash. Main PC says it has .100, laptop wireless also says it has .100
Router says the laptop has .100 from DHCP and no entry from main PC
Restarting card on main PC it still gets .100 and then laptop alerts to IP clash.
I'm wired from laptop to get some work done. Will retest later but it's very odd that something didn't report the clash earlier.
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