wireless coverage

  bert52a 17:20 07 Jan 2007
Locked

I've got a Netgear DG834G wireless modem .It works well enough if I'm up to about 10 feet away but either slows right down or stops working when I increase this distance.
Strangely I can pick up a signal from my next door neighbour's house and one 5 doors away- about 60 yards.Does this mean I'm doing something wrong?
cheers

  interzone55 17:23 07 Jan 2007

1) Check the aerial. Is it screwed in properly.

2) Check your surroundings, as you move away, do you pass anything substantial, like a metal door, or thick wall.

3) Do you have a DECT cordless phone between you & the router? These have been know to interfere, as have microwave ovens.

4) Re-post this in the Networking forum, somewhere there may be able to help.

  bert52a 17:28 07 Jan 2007

I'll try the networking forum.Thanks

  woodchip 17:41 07 Jan 2007

Try changing the Chanel in the Router, It would get better range if you had the router upstairs

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

OnePlus 5 review

Alice Saey's mesmerising animation for Dutch singer Mark Lotterman

iPad Pro 10.5in (2017) review

Comment booster votre iPhone ?