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I'm getting a weak signal from my PS3 on my wireless network. My laptop works great on the wireless network. Advice?

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Re: I'm getting a weak signal from my PS3 on my wireless...

Hi Samax,

I have noticed that Routers sometimes give a better signal to my neighbors than it does me in the next room. Try opening your router config screen, and setting its output to a lower DB.

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