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#1 suplegolas


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Posted 16 March 2009 - 09:50 AM


I have two PC's (a laptop and a desktop, respectively). My laptop receives a perfect signal from my router which is sitting on floor below, a consistent 4/5 bars of wifi signal strength. My desktop, which for test purposes I have right next to my laptop, receives only 1 bar (if it gets connection at all). My desktop is using a WPN 311 (netgear) wireless PCI card for it's connection.

How can it be that my laptop's connection is so perfect, yet my desktop (literally 31 inches away) receives no signal?

All of your help is appreciated!

All drivers updated
Netgear WPN311 for Desktop
Notebook Wireless Card is Generic
Netgear Router (1 floor below)
4/5 for Laptop
0/5 or 1/5 for the Desktop Signal Strength

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#2 E-Mu


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Posted 16 March 2009 - 12:06 PM


There are many reported problems of slow speed when using the Netgear WPN311.

As of yet i haven't come accross a solution. You may want to look at buying a different PCI/PCI-E card for your PC.
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