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    Default How to get a better wifi signal?

    Anyone have any ideas on how to? I live on campus and sometimes in my dorm the signal drops down to 3 to 2 bars. So I was wondering are there any ways to stop that?

    If it helps I have a broadcom 4321AG 802.11 a/b/g/draft-n WIFI Adapter in a HP laptop. thanks

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    Default Re: How to get a better wifi signal?

    Get yourself a hawking technology device, they can boost your signal up to the skies





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    Default Re: How to get a better wifi signal?

    http://lifehacker.com/software/how-t...der-296367.php

    According to this link, placing metal sheets behind the antennae of your router can bounce the radio waves and essentially "boost" the signal. Still, not everyone reports success with this. Worth a try, though.
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    Default Re: How to get a better wifi signal?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnny89 View Post
    Anyone have any ideas on how to? I live on campus and sometimes in my dorm the signal drops down to 3 to 2 bars. So I was wondering are there any ways to stop that?

    If it helps I have a broadcom 4321AG 802.11 a/b/g/draft-n WIFI Adapter in a HP laptop. thanks
    When this happens, do you experience any problems ?

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    Default Re: How to get a better wifi signal?

    That's true, we call that a reflector, but you will change the antenna pattern perhaps for your own benefit but you will punish the other student using the same router. I'm assuming this is the situation at campus, a router for a floor or two, or even for the whole building.





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    Default Re: How to get a better wifi signal?

    Quote Originally Posted by Icaru506 View Post
    When this happens, do you experience any problems ?
    Not really but on occasion I lose the connection completely.

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    Default Re: How to get a better wifi signal?

    You can try disabling the power saving feature on your wireless adapter, but this may cost several minutes of battery life.

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    I'm serious. :twitcy:
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    Default Re: How to get a better wifi signal?

    Quote Originally Posted by pixelot View Post
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    I'm serious. :twitcy:
    hahaha does that actually work or is it a spoof?

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    Default Re: How to get a better wifi signal?

    Not even my dog believes in it





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