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jlsinco

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Chromecast dropping signal repeatedly. Now Solved
« on: December 23, 2013, 11:57:26 PM »
I have had Chromecast running for about two weeks.  Recently it has started dropping the wifi connection when i am casting from Real Player Cloud. It has happened both when casting from my LG smart phone and from Windows 7 on a laptop wireless connected to my main computer.  The only way I have been able to get CC back on line is to disconnect it and perform a factory reset then run setup again on my devices.  Anyone else experiencing this problem?
« Last Edit: December 24, 2013, 11:42:30 AM by jlsinco »

jlsinco

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Re: Chromecast dropping signal repeatedly.
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2013, 11:41:42 AM »
Problem solved.  I found a comment on another forum that was explaining the same problem I was experiencing.  The solution presented there was to replace the USB cable powering the Chromecast device.  I did that and have been casing video from my laptop and phone for over 6 hours straight without one drop. The USB cable that I replaced was the one that came with Chromecast.  I love the simple fix we most often overlook.  Hope this helps others.
« Last Edit: December 24, 2013, 12:11:09 PM by jlsinco »

johna2u

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Re: Chromecast dropping signal repeatedly. Now Solved
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2013, 12:54:54 PM »
Yep that works.  I had the same problem and did the same thing.

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