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Range and power

Installation went fine on both new Toshiba laptop and Compaq desktop to replace std Linksys router but no range or signal power. It works fine but not as strong as old system. It won't even give excellent indication when in same room! Certainly not up to 10 times the power as advertised. In same location with same power as previous system, Just wanted more signal to support my portable computer. Please advise?

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Open the router page go to the wireless settings & change the channel to channel 6 & reinstall the wireless network card in computer & it will work fine.

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