Help with wireless connection

By ikiri
Aug 6, 2011
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  1. Hi guys! just wondering if anyone can help me with a problem I have been facing for a loooong time....

    I got a D-Link DWA-140 RangeBooster N USB Adapter quite some time ago, and i am wondering if the location of the adapter (behind my cPU against a wall) was affecting the wireless connections because it is interfering with my connections....

    anyone can help?
  2. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +116

    Yes, that sort of positioning, and the structural placement of solid brick walls will effect the wireless signal and strength. I'd advise getting a USB extension cable to relocate it higher up on the wall for example to give it the best signal.
  3. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,383   +105

    Have old AM radio put that on a station that is quiet. Then walk around the room and see where your interference is coming from. If you find a quiet station without the static that's the best place to place your WiFi Router at.

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