Wireless Reapeter/Extender

  chaztait 22:57 15 Aug 2007

Hi i have a wireless router in the first floor of my house, and the laptop is on bottom floor. But it is not a good signal and keeps disconnecting. I know you can get a repeater/extender. My router is a belkin 802.11g wireless router and the antenna's do not unscrew. Meaning i can get a bigger antenna. Is there an extension cable you can get for ethernet cables, so i can put my router someone else. As there is an ethernet cable under the floor for the room next door that does not have much length on it.


  postie24 15:36 16 Aug 2007

Have you tried changing the channel on the router just incase its interference thats causing the problems?
Its normal default setting is 11

  chaztait 12:11 18 Aug 2007

hi, ive tried that and nothing. I bought a repeater and it connected fine without an encryption . Then when i put one on obviously it wouldnt connect. and i couldnt see it in the instructions. so i installed the driver onto my pc and connected the ethernet to ii from my router. I then put the password in and tried connecting it again and it did. But my laptop still does not want to connect to the internet down the stairs.

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