On Mar 1, 1:05*pm, "Don Phillipson" <e...@SPAMBLOCK.ncf.ca> wrote:
> Two or three years ago I installed a Trendnet TEW-432BRP
> (802.11g) wireless router to link upstairs with downstairs
> (and out to the Internet via wireless router with antenna).
> This home network works reasonably well about 28 days
> a month; *the upstairs unit (Belkin 802.11g wireless card)
> occasionally reports Very Low Signal, sometimes no signal.
> When on line without trouble download speeds are OK, e.g.
> 50 Mb in 10 minutes or so.
> Just lately performance has been poor just when I wanted
> to update the income tax software . . . *Would a newer
> router (perhaps Wireless N) give better performance?
> Don Phillipson
> Carlsbad Springs
> (Ottawa, Canada)
Router have no mechanical parts to wear out. They are subject to
electrical "damage" because all AC power outlet do let thru power
spikes and under voltages.