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Old 05-17-2011, 07:47 AM   #1
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Currently my computer is located only a short distance (2 to 3 metres) from my wireless modem and usually has a good connection, however I am about to move my computer to the back of the house about 20 metres away and as I only have the one phone connection (sorry can't add another) I am worried that I will have a very poor to non existant reception once I move it.

Does anyone have any idea's of anything that would boost the signal????



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Old 05-17-2011, 07:53 AM   #2
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Maximum range for Wifi is around 30 meters give or take, which means you should be fine almost anywhere in your house. If not, you could look into connecting a Cat5 cable to your router and across the room, and attaching a WAP to it.

In a single room, unless its a 100 metre by 100 metre hall, signal isn't going to be a problem. In small offices, a single WAP can feed a whole floor of the building.

If your router and modem are in the same room as your computer; it wouldnt be too much hassle to just use wired ethernet anyway/

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Old 05-17-2011, 04:42 PM   #3
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i have a room in my house about 20 meters from the wireless router and when I take my laptop in that room the wireless is not that good, I got 1-2 bars. You can try to get one of these 6.5ft Wifi Wireless LAN WLAN 2.4G 7DBi Booster Antenna | eBay UK I think they will help + Not to expensive
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