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#1 big_bopper180

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Posted 19 June 2006 - 02:53 PM

Does anyone know of any ways to strengthen a wireless network significantly without having to spend money? Also if there are none, does anyone know of a way that doesn't cost much. I am running a D-Link Wireless Router, by the way. Thanks in advance!

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Posted 19 June 2006 - 03:29 PM

I would say that putting those computers on your network as close to each other as possible may help... LOL, kind of a silly suggestion but that's the best I can come up with. Just trying to be helpful.

If your network is in a building with old plaster walls, that could be a big problem for your wireless network. Those older walls will have a wire mesh inside the plaster that will mess with the signal. At least, that's what I've heard.

So... Take down all your walls and see if that doesn't help! :thumbsup:
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Posted 19 June 2006 - 09:21 PM

Check this link

http://www.freeantennas.com/
The name says it all -- 59 and holding permanently

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#4 big_bopper180

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Posted 19 June 2006 - 10:41 PM

Anyone think that if I wrapped my antenna in aluminum foil it would help? (It already keeps the aliens out :thumbsup: )

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Posted 20 June 2006 - 08:34 AM

i think it will when i had antenna tv i put aluminum foil on it and it helped some not a whole lot but some.


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Posted 20 June 2006 - 09:58 AM

If you are willing to spend a little money you could get a repeater... It captures the low signal and then sends it out amplified.




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