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Router connections I have Dlink router in 2 different homes and I connect to them through my Dell laptop. In home 1, in other cities, and with unknown location routers in home 1 I can connect fine.  I get good signal strength and I can connect to the outside through Firefox. In home 2 in can connect through unknown location routers and I can connect to the router in home 2. (Connection defined as having good signal strength and speed.) However, in home 2 I can not get outside through Firefox. I keep getting "poor or limited connection quality" because the computer cannot get an IP address assigned to it automatically. I have windows defender runnig all the time and I have not changed any settings between Homes or when I can get on routers that allow me to connect.  I have tried resetting the router seveal times but I cannot get it to stay connected.  I am also using a wireless booster to extend the wireless range in the house.  It has two lights on it to display the status.  For some reason the light that indicates it is connected to the router drops out every now and then.  I am trying to connect when the system is up and normal.  I don't think this has anything to do with the problem but I thought I'd mention it. There is also another wireless laptop on home 2 that is operating next to the router without any problems. I'm not sure where to look given all the conditions I mentioned.  I would appreciate any help possible.  Thanks. Please respond to

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Re: Router connections

If you have a laptop in home 2 that is able to connect with NO issues whatso ever I would almost think its a security issue... Do you use the same kind of encryption on both home 1 and 2? (ie WPA or WEP)

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