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Installed upside-down My roommate has one of these on her old Dell. It consistently gets LOW bars/reception compared to our laptops when we put them in the same place. I tried re-installing the drivers but it didn't help. (That might have been a dumb thing to do; I'm not sure). I was just looking here on the back of her machine though and it looks like the actual device (sans the antenna) was installed upside down! So, here's the question, could that have anything to do with it? If not, since my router is all the way across the house would it help if I put it up higher on a shelf? Please help!!! thanks!

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  • amilani Sep 24, 2008

    I have the exact same problem, everything you said, exactly the same. i bought mine a week ago and its so frustrating since i thought it would get a real good signal. anyways the only thing is that I think its impossible to install it upside-down, and even if it was possible it wouldnt work at all. im 99% sure. but if you solve this issue let me know, or if anyone has any suggestions. im running it on vista 64bit, but i tried it on xp 32bit, and same problem. :(

  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    Same issue here. I installed it correctly into the desktop, but it barely works. Signal strength is very poor, yet with my laptop at the same location I get excellent signal strength and can browse no problems. Run a speedtest and the desktop that this card is installed in gets about 1/2 the speed as my laptop does.

    Overall, I think this is just a poor card.


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Never buy d-link again i have 1000 pounds of problems with this ****. When you spend more that 120 dolars for both wireless and router from the same brand D-link. it shoould be you plug and play. and now WTF iam haveing problems never again guys never again

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