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Recently we switched ISPs and added a Rogers branded Netcomm 3G10WVR router, which replaced an old Linksys router we had. I have an Engenius WAP hardwired via ethernet cable from the router to boost the wireless signal throughout the house. The Engenius and Linksys setup always worked together with no issues, but now I notice that we occasionally get cut off from the internet. This often happens after a period of inactivity. Eg. if I'm browsing the web, then leave my laptop for 20 mins, then go back to again to browse the web, I'll have been disconnected from the network, and it's not easy to reconnect without rebooting. Some days I can connect to one device but not the other, occasionally I can't connect to either without unplugging the other.

I know the problem isn't the signal coming from Rogers.

We have quite a few wireless devices in the house all internet-capable. I'm wondering if this is an IP address conflict. What should I do?
 

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Are both APs set to use the same wireless signal - B, G, N (2.4 or 5 Ghz)? Single band or mixed? How about the wireless channels and encryption used? What type of authentication? If you have overlap in your coverage area, they should be set to use different channels, but the same SSID so the connected devices can seamlessly roam between APs as the signal levels change.
 
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