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2200bg card - weaker signals

My card seems to be weaker than usual its detecting less access points, i have to be right next to my my router to make a connection im running win xp home edition ive tried re-installing drivers and software, reinstalling windows and changing configuration settings in the adapter propities section please help me i will be EXTREMELY grateful

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Try using a different channel as there may be interference from other appliances. You are probably on channel 11 in the routers settings, so experiment with a channel from 1 to 10, but don't forget to change the channel of your wireless card also.

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