How to extend your wireless network

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  1. blocparty2005

    blocparty2005 New Member

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    sure, if you don't mind an unreliable connection.
     
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    it might work, it might not. it costs cents to try.
     
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    ghetto
     
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    I've had great luck with this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833127063

    I've used it on both the adapter end as well as router end with good results.

    When I added it to my router, I went from 2 bars on my laptop to 4 bars while associated with my AP (according to Windows Wireless Zero Config)

    When I connected it to my desktop's PCI card, I went from picking up 2 APs to 10 (I used to live in an apartment complex).
     
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    lol video "don't mind asking your mom, she won't mind assuming you don't use the whole role"

    assuming all nerds live with their moms
     
  7. michelin man

    michelin man IDB Construction

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    what are some good steps to take or things to buy to increase wireless range from a home router?
     
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    if your router allows for removing the antennas, replacing them with either higher gain and/or real directional antennas is the best first step.
     
  9. TankedOutSuicide

    TankedOutSuicide These aren't the DJs were looking for...

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    ditto.

    Either that or get a router/wireless waypoint that has an advanced enough interface to increase the mW range of your wireless signal.
     

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