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Does a Broken Antenna Stop my Wireless Router from Working?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by jbraunfeld, Aug 29, 2006.

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  1. jbraunfeld

    jbraunfeld Thread Starter

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    Hi. After a recent move, my netgear wireless print server/router fell and the antenna broke. I finally have my desktop connection running, as well as my vonage router; however, my old wireless network remains undetectable. Does the broken antenna have anything to do with it? I would grealy appreciate any suggestions.
    Thanks,
    Josh
     
  2. imidiot

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    get a new router maybe or see if the old one can be repaired. cant do much good with a broken antenna.
     
  3. jbraunfeld

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    OK, thanks. A quick follow-up question. The wire from the Linksys router should go into the Internet port on the Netgear, right (as opposed to one of the Locals)?

    Thanks
     
  4. imidiot

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    have no idea about that...sorry.

    was pretty easy to figure out the broken antenna bit. maybe someone else has an idea about the other.
     
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