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Make a wireless router go further
03-01-2009, 06:14 PM
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Make a wireless router go further
Does anyone know how to make a wireless router spit the internet out a bit further?> I'm right at the edge of my house and only get 1 bar of signal. Can't really move the router either, partly because it's plugged in to the other computer, but mainly because there's no other places to plug it in.

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03-01-2009, 06:46 PM
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RE: Make a wireless router go further
No you either must buy a new router or try a more expensive way buy a wireless receiving router. (takes the wifi from your old router and put it out again) Also have you checked the area settings of your router?

if it is a tplink i can help you not sure of any other any more tbh.

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03-01-2009, 06:53 PM
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RE: Make a wireless router go further
I have a wireless network here and ive noticed that encrypting it makes it faster so no one steals my internet and slows me down Smile

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03-01-2009, 06:58 PM (This post was last modified: 03-01-2009 07:01 PM by Imad Jomaa.)
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RE: Make a wireless router go further
Aluminum foil on the antenna definitely works. Toungue Just make a parabola figure and place it behind the router to direct the signal.

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03-01-2009, 07:14 PM
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RE: Make a wireless router go further
I have Wireless N. It goes pretty far, especially with about 5 computers attached, and a wireless printer, and other small wifi things, such as my Wii, PSP, Nintendo DS, and such.

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03-01-2009, 07:46 PM
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RE: Make a wireless router go further
(03-01-2009 07:14 PM)Schmarvin Wrote:  I have Wireless N. It goes pretty far, especially with about 5 computers attached, and a wireless printer, and other small wifi things, such as my Wii, PSP, Nintendo DS, and such.
I have a rangemax from netgear. It has seven internal antennas that are configured dynamically to direct the signal in the best way. Works great.

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03-01-2009, 07:51 PM
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RE: Make a wireless router go further
Get an extender.

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03-01-2009, 08:13 PM
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Solutions to extend via a wireless access point can be expensive...better to buy the latest range Wireless N devices.
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03-01-2009, 09:43 PM
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(03-01-2009 08:13 PM)labrocca Wrote:  Solutions to extend via a wireless access point can be expensive...better to buy the latest range Wireless N devices.
I got a Wireless N device. It works al the way to my room.

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03-01-2009, 11:28 PM
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RE: Make a wireless router go further
My D Link is fine right now. It is really fast, can download 1.2 GB (Windows 7) in 30 minutes and It is connected to 4 computers on almost all the time, a ds, wii, and 2 other computers.

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