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Wireless Router Signal Strength

My router is a couple years old. Has worked perfectly. I just moved to a new home and hooked up my cable. Now my signal strength fluctuates from medium to low, and I am right next to the router. I used SpeakEasy.net to test the download speed. Its 5000kbs connecting directly to the modem, and only 400kbs using D-Link. What can I try to fix the problem?

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  • mmorrison13 Jan 03, 2009

    I have heard that routers can get channel interference, because everyone nowadays is using the same channel (#6). I have tried changing the channel, but the router doesn't allow me to change it from anything but #6. I may try the antenna.

  • eecom May 11, 2010

    If the computer and router are the same as before, and you're right next to the router, it's possible something has taken a knock during the move. Alternatively, if there is a DECT phone or similar device near the router - this would disrupt the signal.
    Just a couple of thoughts. All the best to you.

  • Teis Thomsen
    Teis Thomsen May 11, 2010

    Your new home, have iron forced concrete walls, right?



    Well, signals have a hard time going through these walls,



    So, either move, or find a new place for the router

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