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#1 ptiinc

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 09:19 PM

hey everyine'

I get a free wifi signal..its very strong, last week I found out another neighbor was also using this signal,

now my free signal is almost half as strong, when the other guy is online.

the neighbor who is letting out this unsecured signal, doesn't know he's doing it.

now 2 of us are stealing his signal' can I block the other guy, so my signal will be stronger..

Thanks!



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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 02:02 AM

In order to have a strong WiFi signal, you need to get your own WiFi connection.  Then secure it so that no-one can steal bandwidth from it.

Even if it were possible, we will not assist you in optimizing the stealing of another's bandwidth.

Finally, in order to block the other person from using your neighbor's bandwidth,  you need to go to your neighbor and ask him to secure his connection.  Of course, that would block you out as well.

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Posted 29 September 2013 - 08:50 PM

Whether no one, or 100 others use that signal, it will not affect the 'strength' at which you receive it.  the 'channel' will have a limited bandwidth as OB mentions, and your available throughput can be limited.  But the strength will not change. 

 

But I agree the best solution is to get your own....


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Posted 30 September 2013 - 03:04 AM

Apropos, I guess.

 


Edited by Bezukhov, 30 September 2013 - 03:04 AM.

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 03:54 PM

Thanks' this is  some funny stuff!

damn fool' she got what she deserved...as am'I

That being said, I knew I was opening myself up for all sorts of' all holyer than now..how dare you do such a thing!

Posting this question on here may seem really really: idiotic.. but' it's not for me..to judge me'

Now' to the question at hand. I have access to this router and adjust any values,  being logged in as :admin:

I see the one person, that's also taking this signal for free, he is always on is slowing me down.I went into block devices and put his ip add

in to block "All"..I spoke with him last nite " unbeknowist  to what I,m doing" he said his signal was on & off..so my

question is, when I try to block him..on an unsecured signal, can I at least slow dow or limit his abilty to full access ?

 

Yeah' I know..some of you guys can't believe I,m posting this..but' how many of you have done or would do this !

It's a rhetorical question'..Thanks Guys!



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Posted 30 September 2013 - 04:13 PM

I am sorry, but we won't help or even hypothesis on how to steal Internet service.

Holier than though or not, its illegal to steal Internet and not something I will allow on my site.




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