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Use Netspot app to improve your signal and to map your wifi coverage
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I need more information, is it new, has it always had a poor signal? How far away is the WiFi from the router? Does it improve if you move to different areas?

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I keep hearing to use my key, I don't see anywhere to use a key on this model. Where is the key pad.


You're probably being prompted to supply the security key (WEP, WPA, WPA2, etc.) in order to connect to the WiFi signal. When you see this prompt, supply the key associated with the SSID by typing it on the device's (laptop, tablet, smart phone, etc.) keyboard. If you do not know the security key - you'll have to get it from the owner of the WiFi signal. If the device and the WiFi source BOTH supports WPS, you can select it on yur device and then press the WPS button on the WiFi source hardware and not need to type anything.

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How do I extend wireless coverage?


Extend the range of WiFi signals with Hardware If your router is placed on the ground floor of your home, the Wi-Fi signals will be very weak or may not even reach the basement computer or the printer upstairs. The situation will be no different if you work in a fairly large premises or if there are too many walls in the area.
In that case, here are some hardware device that you can consider to extend the reach of your Wi-Fi network:
wifi_repeater_thumb.jpgOption #1. You can attach a WiFi Repeater (also known as Wireless Range Expander) to your router and quickly expand the coverage of your wireless network without using any cables.
The Repeater should be placed within the range of your existing router and it will reflect the signals to other areas where the wireless reception was earlier poor (or totally absent). The Repeater can connect wirelessly to both routers and access points (see #3 below).
Option #2. (This is my current setup) You can get another wireless router and connect it to your existing router using an Ethernet cable. The advantage is that this setup comes pretty cheap and the Internet speed stays almost the same even for computers that are accessing the web via the new router.
You can get a 100 feet long Ethernet Cable (also known as Cat5 or LAN or RJ45 cable) for less than $10 and wireless routers start at $20. Here's a detailed guide on how you can connect two routers together.
Option #3. You also have the option to use an Access Point instead of a router to extend the WiFi range but that's often not required because Wireless Access Points can be more expensive than equivalent routers.
The other advantage with a router is that is has extra LAN ports so, in future, you can connect more wired computers for sharing files or you Internet connection.
Option #4. If you have an old desktop or laptop computer, you should consider adding an external (USB based) wireless adapter or upgrade the internal network card to improve the wireless reception (and thus Internet speed).

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Low signal strength


Low signal strength could be an issue of the Wireless adapter. Check the property page of the Wifi card and in the Network tab check for the freequency ex: 802.11 b/g if the wifi supports the freequency to the max which is to be set.

Usually this issue happens when you have a wifi card or driver Installed.

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Excellent signal low speed transfer


You can boost the signal range of a WiFi computer network in several ways: Answer:
  • reposition your router (or access point) to avoid obstructions and radio interference. Both reduce the range of WiFi network equipment. Common sources of interference in residences include brick or plaster walls, microwave ovens, and cordless phones. Additionally, consider changing the WiFi channel number on your equipment to avoid interference.

  • upgrade the antenna on your router (or access point). WiFi antennas on most wireless base stations can be removed and replaced with more powerful ones.

  • add another access point (or router). Large residences typically require no more than two APs, whereas businesses may employ dozens of APs. In a home, this option requires connecting your primary wireless router (access point) to the second one with Ethernet cable; home wireless routers and/or APs don't normally communicate with each other directly.

  • add a bi-directional WiFi signal amplifier to wireless devices as needed. A WiFi signal amplifier (sometimes called "signal booster") attaches to a router, access point or Wi-Fi client at the place where the antenna connects. Bi-directional antennas amplify the wireless signal in both transmit and receive directions. These should be used as WiFi transmissions are two-way radio communications.

  • add a WiFi repeater. A wireless repeater is a stand-alone unit positioned within range of a wireless router (access point). Repeaters (sometimes called "range expanders") serve as a two-way relay station for WiFi signals. Clients too far away from the original router / AP can instead associate with the WLAN through the repeater.

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I have a belkin wireless adapter but no router.... Do i need this to connect to the internet.... I am in an area with wifi but my computer isn't picking up any signal


make sure that there is wifi signal in range best using your own through your own router it depends on the type of adapter you have got diffrent letters mean diffrent ranges some go from 5 foot to 50 foot in range.

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see pal.for this you do require ip address settings by that i mean ip address,subnet mask and default gateway.if you do have these settings then the dns address can be used for static ip address primary = 4.2.2.2 & secondary = 4.2.2.3
take care

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Boost PCMCIA Wifi Card Range


em maybe you just need to change the pc card or honestly just change the pc for fast and efficient browsing.

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Dell Wireless 2350 BroadBand Router


You may get some benefit from downloading and installing Netstumbler

This util will allow you to scan the channels and select a chanel with less devices on it. then change the broadcast channel in the wifi router. This may reduce interference in the connection.

Also cordless phones are notorious for interfering with wifi routers so put some distance between the router and the base if you can.

Another option is to get an external antenna for the router to boost signal strength

something like THIS or THIS and place up high on a shelf. Just check your router antenna is the sort that comes off... should unscrew. not all do unfortunately so be careful not to break yours!!

BTW - the router is not a bad unit but it also is not the best around either REVIEW

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