Wireless access to the Internet provide so much flexibility and break limitations on mobility. With the prices of wireless hardware continually decreasing, wireless networks are becoming increasingly popular in businesses as well as in homes. However, not many resources that help fix issues with these unpredictable wireless connections exist. Sometimes, the solution might be extremely simple, if only users are informed about it. The tips here will help you understand some common trouble scenarios in a WiFi connection, and assist you in tackling them.

Hard Reset The Router

This might seem to be an insignificant solution, but surprisingly, it does work sometimes! Simply try turning off your router, and switch it back again after a minute or two. If this doesn’t work, perform a hard reset of your router.
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With the releasing to manufacturing of Windows 7 on July 22nd, 2009, Microsoft has started updating all the resources adjacent to the operating system also to the RTM milestone. It is the case of Windows Driver Kit Version 7.0.0. Developers are now able to grab an updated version of Windows Driver Kit Version 7.0.0 specifically tailored to the gold development build of Windows 7. Starting with the first half of August 2008, software developers have available the resources necessary to build drivers for Windows 7 RTM Build 7600, but also for previous releases of the Windows client and server operating systems.

“The Windows Driver Kit (WDK) Version 7.0.0 contains the tools, code samples, documentation, compilers, headers and libraries with which software developers create drivers for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003. This development kit does not contain device drivers for your personal computer,” reads an excerpt from the overview for Windows Driver Kit Version 7.0.0.

But in addition to the WDK, Microsoft has also updated the documentation made available for developers in order to better leverage the resource. While WDK for Windows 7 RTM has been live for a few weeks, the updated documentation was only offered to devs on August 14th, 2009. The Windows Driver Kit documentation is currently available for download and integration with Windows 7. More »