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Sami 03-28-2007 12:49 PM

10 tips for improving your wireless network
 
If Microsoft Windows XP ever notifies you about a weak signal, it probably means your connection isn't as fast or as reliable as it could be. Worse, you might lose your connection entirely in some parts of your home. If you're looking to improve the signal for your wireless network, try some of these tips for extending your wireless range and improving your wireless network performance.

1. Position your wireless router (or wireless access point) in a central location.
When possible, place your wireless router in a central location in your home. If your wireless router is against an outside wall of your home, the signal will be weak on the other side of your home. Don't worry if you can't move your wireless router, because there are many other ways to improve your connection.

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Source: Microsoft.com

codezmith 11-30-2007 05:41 PM

a little more on wifi
 
NetStumbler.com
stumbler dot net

Quote:

NetStumbler is commonly used for:

* Wardriving
* Verifying network configurations
* Finding locations with poor coverage in one’s WLAN
* Detecting causes of wireless interference
* Detecting unauthorized (”rogue”) access points
* Aiming directional antennas for long-haul WLAN links
often xp's built in
Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC)
servace

just aint teling it like it is
-NetStumbler
seems more honest with its figures

also
the conection utility made by ur wireles device manufacture
will likely give better results than wzc
:happy: :eeek: :eeek: :eeek:
links...

Wireless Networking
Wireless Zero Configuration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wireless Zero Configuration Functions (Windows)
Wireless LAN - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NetStumbler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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