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Solved Modem drops wifi


#1
Hey guys in the last day or so, my Technicolor TG587n v3 modem's wifi disconnects and then restarts whenever I reboot my galaxy S4, wired internet stays connected but wifi turns off, any ideas?
 

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#2
Okay. Who is your ISP. There has been known issues for that model. That is why most go with their own equipment for Internet. Too many issues with the all-in-one gateways.

You could just turn off the onboard wifi, and use a Wireless Access Point instead. I use the Engenius ECB-350 for my network. Never have had any issues with it. I can pick it up to 75' from my house.
 

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System One

  • OS
    Linux Mint 17.2
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Toshiba Satellite C850D-st3nx1
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    AMD E1-1200 APU with Radeon (tm) HD Graphics 1.40 GHZ
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    12GB
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    Arris NVG589 Gateway; Router - Cisco RV320; Switch - Netgear GS108 8-Port Switch & Trendnet TEG-S50g 5-Port Switch; Access Points - Engenius ECB350, Trendnet TEW-638APB; NAS - Lenovo ix2-4; Printer - Brother HL-2280DW; Air Print Server - Lantronix XPrintServer

    A/V UPS - Tripp-Lite Smart 1500LCD 1500 Va/900 W.
#3
Cheers mate, Telstra Australia is my ISP. I am going to get my own equipment soon. Also going to look at that Engenius too.
 

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  • OS
    Windows 8.1 x64 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home build
    CPU
    i5-3550
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Z77MX-D3H
    Memory
    8gb Gskill 1600 9-9-9-24 xmp
    Graphics Card(s)
    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC
    Sound Card
    onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    BenQ GL2760H 27inch hdmi; LG Flatron E2351 23inch dvi
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1x Samsung Evo 850 120GB
    1x 4TB WD HDD
    1x 4TB Seagate HDD
    1x 3TB WD HDD
    1x 2TB Seagate HDD
    1x 2TB Seagate External HDD
    1x 1TB Seagate External HDD
    PSU
    Coolermaster V750
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    Coolermaster HAF Advanced
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    Standard
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    Logitech K120
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    Razor Abyssus USB
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#4
Keep in mind with the Engenius A/P's, you have to do a save twice. Once when you make a change in the screen you are in. Then a final one to write the changes to the device, in the "Save/Reload" screen. I like it, because I can get up to 75-150' away from my house and still have service.

I tried the Trendnet TEW-690 A/P, but it always failed, due to that unit uses a 2.5db antenna. Even with the 5db or 7db antenna's, I never got the range, that I do with the Engenius.

I have mine setup, so the POE Injector is downstairs with my UPS. That way, I still have wifi with my Internet, even when power is out. Their outdoor rated version of the ECB350 is more, due too the type of casing it uses. You do also have to use a Lightning protector with that unit, that is POE capable.

The EAB version, looks like a Smoke detector. You attach it to a standard box that you would attach a light to on the wall or ceiling. I have pictures in my profile of my gear that I use. The router you see in the current one, is actually a "Samknows" Whitebox for tracking service metrics with my provider.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Linux Mint 17.2
    Computer type
    Laptop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Toshiba Satellite C850D-st3nx1
    CPU
    AMD E1-1200 APU with Radeon (tm) HD Graphics 1.40 GHZ
    Memory
    12GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon™ HD 7310 Graphics
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LCD
    Screen Resolution
    1366 x 768
    Hard Drives
    Crucial M500 240GB SSD
    Mouse
    Logitech M525
    Internet Speed
    45/6 - ATT U-Verse
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    None needed. It is Linux.
    Other Info
    Arris NVG589 Gateway; Router - Cisco RV320; Switch - Netgear GS108 8-Port Switch & Trendnet TEG-S50g 5-Port Switch; Access Points - Engenius ECB350, Trendnet TEW-638APB; NAS - Lenovo ix2-4; Printer - Brother HL-2280DW; Air Print Server - Lantronix XPrintServer

    A/V UPS - Tripp-Lite Smart 1500LCD 1500 Va/900 W.
#5
No problem am going to buy a TPlink TD-W8960N on thursday.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 x64 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home build
    CPU
    i5-3550
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Z77MX-D3H
    Memory
    8gb Gskill 1600 9-9-9-24 xmp
    Graphics Card(s)
    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC
    Sound Card
    onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    BenQ GL2760H 27inch hdmi; LG Flatron E2351 23inch dvi
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1x Samsung Evo 850 120GB
    1x 4TB WD HDD
    1x 4TB Seagate HDD
    1x 3TB WD HDD
    1x 2TB Seagate HDD
    1x 2TB Seagate External HDD
    1x 1TB Seagate External HDD
    PSU
    Coolermaster V750
    Case
    Coolermaster HAF Advanced
    Cooling
    Standard
    Keyboard
    Logitech K120
    Mouse
    Razor Abyssus USB
    Internet Speed
    Broadband
    Browser
    Chrome
    Antivirus
    Avast Premier & Malwarebytes

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