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How to get a better wifi signal?

Discussion in 'Networking and Wireless' started by johnny89, Jul 6, 2008.

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  1. johnny89

    johnny89 Notebook Evangelist

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    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
     
  2. Wirelessman

    Wirelessman Monkeymod

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    Get yourself a hawking technology device, they can boost your signal up to the skies :D
     
  3. Bog

    Bog Losing it...

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    When this happens, do you experience any problems ?
     
  5. Wirelessman

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    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.
     
  6. johnny89

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    Not really but on occasion I lose the connection completely.
     
  7. Arki

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    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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    pixelot Notebook Acolyte

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    I'm serious. :twitcy:
     
  9. johnny89

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    hahaha wtf does that actually work or is it a spoof?
     
  10. Wirelessman

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    Not even my dog believes in it :nah:
     
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