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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-08-2007, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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Laptop WiFi singal booster?

I have a laptop with built in WiFi. The signal sucks where I live. What are my options?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-08-2007, 01:12 PM
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the signal sucks where you live? like your router signal sucks? you can move your router to a more centralized location or add an access point

if you leeching wifi from somewhere else or you cant control the signal, you can try a pcmcia card with external antenna. might be worth a bar at best.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-08-2007, 01:39 PM Thread Starter
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I think leeching would be the correct term. I am in the barracks here on base. I've never seen anything higher than a "low" signal.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-08-2007, 08:05 PM
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Try getting a buffalo card. I used one at a clients and was able to hit the wifi from places it had trouble before. You can also put a external antenna on the card for extra signal.

Do some searching and see what the newest card is. Also Google DIY wireless antennas.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-08-2007, 08:28 PM
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maybe the closest router to you sucks..know what kind it is?

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