Boost wireless signal

By laptox
Nov 30, 2010
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  1. I have a compaq pressario laptop running Windows XP - When connecting wirelessly I always only a get a signal strength of low - where as other laptops in the house get a signal strentgh of excellent - I have tried disabling all power management on the wireless device - but this makes no difference ....any ideas ?
  2. Computerpete

    Computerpete TS Rookie Posts: 120

    Are you using the laptops in the same room or in different rooms in the house.
  3. laptox

    laptox TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 38

    Same room - and have tried it at different friends houses - it always records a low signal
  4. Computerpete

    Computerpete TS Rookie Posts: 120

    It sounds like a wireless problem, it could be your wireless card there could be something blocking the signal to the wireless card.

    But first try this go to command prompt and type in this:
    Ipconfig /flushdns

    Then ipconfig /release
    Then ipconfig /renew
    Let me know if that works.

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