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1 year ago#1
For some reason I keep getting disconnected every minute or two. My speed is fine and normal, but I'll randomly disconnect (I won't get the disconnect signal on the icon) and have to click "disconnect" from my connection and click "connect" again for it to start working. If I connect to another router this doesn't happen. And if I use another computer or my 3DS on this router I don't disconnect. I noticed when I connect to my router (I named it Blackfish) it shows up as Blackfish 2. I tried ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew but looking for other ideas too. It's been like this for two days.
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(3DS FC: 0576 4897 0605) (IGN: Zipp)
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1 year ago#2
the 2 just means you connected to a network with that name before that had different security settings

i doubt thats the issue, but if you want to be sure, you could either change the network name to anything other than blackfish, or delete blackfish and blackfish 2 from your preferred networks and then reconnect and see if that helps
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1 year ago#3
How do I delete preferred networks?

I have Win7.
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(3DS FC: 0576 4897 0605) (IGN: Zipp)
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1 year ago#4
Do you use a wireless dongle, or a wired connection on your pc?
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1 year ago#5
SomeLikeItHoth posted...
How do I delete preferred networks?

I have Win7.


Should be able to right click on the network in the status bar thingy.
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1 year ago#6
networks in control panel

manage wireless networks

delete em
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1 year ago#7
Okay I deleted, let's see if this helps.

And I use a wireless connection. It's a laptop.
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(3DS FC: 0576 4897 0605) (IGN: Zipp)
(Lampent, Pumpkaboo, Golurk.) (TSV - 3525)
1 year ago#8
Didn't help. I'm usually pretty good with figuring out connection problems, but I'm stuck.
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(3DS FC: 0576 4897 0605) (IGN: Zipp)
(Lampent, Pumpkaboo, Golurk.) (TSV - 3525)
1 year ago#9
what did you do 2 days ago, undo that\

and try manually setting your dns to 8 8 8 8
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1 year ago#10
How do I do that?

And I didn't do anything. I just turned my laptop on and it was like this. I un-installed any recent programs but that didn't work either.
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(3DS FC: 0576 4897 0605) (IGN: Zipp)
(Lampent, Pumpkaboo, Golurk.) (TSV - 3525)
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