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Low signal with linksys wireless-n

By LakeyDaKidd
Aug 27, 2009
  1. Hi guys I just bought a new wireless-n usb adapter for my desktop. I am very close to the router, about 10 to 15 feet away. However when I check my signal strength I only get 1 bar and there's a laptop in the room right next to me that gets all 5 bars. Any ideas on how I can boost my signal strength or anything I can change to get all 5 bars?
     
  2. strategic

    strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,020

    USB adapters generally don't gain the same signal strength as the integrated network adapters found in laptops. Try relocating the adapter, use a USB extension if need be. You're most likely getting interference from somewhere.
     
  3. LakeyDaKidd

    LakeyDaKidd TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 29

    So what should to eliminate the interference.
     
  4. strategic

    strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,020

     
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