Question about Televison & Video
What can i do to increase my wifi signal. im using an tp link wifi usb adapter which is connected to my desktop. what i did was bought a 5m usb extension wire and connected it going outside of the house.
i only recieve 2 bars and i cant afford to buy any of those boosters i see in the internet.
could someone help me?
wifi usb adapters used for desktops are ok but what you really need for that are pci slot wifi. but its your preference thought.
as youve mentioned, you want to increase your signal strength but you are hesitant to buy another device for that.
what you can do if you dont want to buy anything is use foil.
dont fret thought, foil is proven to work specially in increasing/boosting signal. what you want to do is make use of a parabolic or circular shape bowl or sattelite dish-like plate and cover that with foil. be sure that the usb adapter is in the middle of your sattelite though.
once youve already made this, you can try and use it and connect to the access point. b sure also to position it towards it ok.
hope this helps.
Posted on Feb 06, 2008
Unfortunately, those USB adapters don't use any type of external antenna that you can modify.
My best suggestion is to get a used internal pci wireless card (they can be found for about $20), and use a high gain antenna that you can put out the window, etc.
If you want to REALLY pull in weak signals, get the internal card, and build yourself a "cantenna" for under $10 using a coffee can and a few parts from radio shack. They work EXTREMELY well.
Posted on Feb 06, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 20, 2013 | TP-LINK 300Mbps Wireless N ADSL2+ Modem...
Jan 27, 2013 | TP-LINK TL-WN821N (TPLINKWN821N) 802.11b...
Jun 20, 2012 | TP-LINK TL-WN727N , 150Mbps Wireless Lite...
Mar 14, 2012 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook
Sep 17, 2011 | TP-LINK TL-WN821N (TPLINKWN821N) 802.11b...
Jul 18, 2011 | TP-LINK TPLink Tp link Tl wn7200nd 150mbps...
Jun 18, 2011 | ASI TPL WL TLWN722N 150Mbps USB Wireless...
May 02, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Sep 27, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop
May 28, 2017 | JVC Televison & Video
1,616 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!