Wireless Routers and Stronger Signals

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Guest, May 20, 2007.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I have a linksys wireless router in my office suite (about 1500 square feet),
    the walls are made of drywall. Despite this, the strength of the signal gets
    fairly week fairly quickly. The offices furthest from the router have low
    signal sometimes causing web pages to load slowly and, for some, to time out.
    Are there any suggestions on how to handle this problem. I would be willing
    to upgrade my router.
    Guest, May 20, 2007
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  2. Jack \(MVP-Networking\)., May 20, 2007
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    Jim Guest

    It is the distance from the router than can make a difference. My house is
    bigger than your office; however, my laptop is at least 25 feet from the
    router. Most of the time, the router signal is excellent, but in times of
    high humidity the laptop cannot connect to the router even when the laptop
    is in the same room (i. e. no more than 8 feet away).

    You can try installing higher gain antennas in addition to what Jack said.

    Jim, May 20, 2007
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