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#1 pegasus

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Posted 21 February 2006 - 06:24 PM

Hello:

I am wondering i recently acquired laptop, i do have a desktop and a modem router. my problem is that when i go out as soon as i get a certain feet away from home i can not seem to connect to the internet. Could someone obviously more computer literate than me clue me in thanks.



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Posted 21 February 2006 - 07:00 PM

Without knowing the router/modem make and model I am making an educated guess. It sound like you have a wireless router. It work similar to a cordless telephone. It simplely has a limited range. Usually 100ft or less indoors, and up to 300ft outdoors.
It is the same freq., 2.4ghz or 5 ghz, as a cordless telephone, and about the same range.
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