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WiFi problem I am sitted in a place where wireless reception is weak. I have two laptops side by side: a three years old Thinkpad and a high-end MBP. Both of them report low reception. However, in the Thinkpad I can navigate at a reasonable speed (actually I am typing this from it). But from the MBP I simply can't. Slowness is incredible. I have seen in several forums many people complaining about wireless in the MBP, and tried some of the proposed solutions without success. Can you give some advice to solve the problem? Thanks in advance

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In order to increase the range of reception you will need to change the wireless card. This is the case on any machine. You can experiment by swapping the cards in the two machines you have. All you will need to do is download the driver for it. An Intell 2200 is a good card with good range. These are put in many of Dell's machines. Broadcom's 1470 card is another good card. You can find these at Ebay for a decent price. When you get a new card you can find the drivers at, search by the make and model of the card.

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