Receive university wifi off campus

  peaklander 22:47 19 Nov 2008

My daughter lives just off campus and using her rock direct pegasus ti laptop running windows XP she can just get an intermittent signal from the Uni WLAN in her digs- hit and miss, sometimes works but usually the signal is visible but too low signal strength to use.

Please can anyone recommend any suitable kit either as a dongle or a pcmica card or any other means of boosting the signals received?

  ambra4 08:06 20 Nov 2008

Take a look at this one

Hawking HWU8DD Hi-Gain™ USB Wireless-G Dish Adapter

click here

Hawking Hi-Gain USB Wireless-G Dish Adaptor Review

click here

Where to buy

click here

  The Kestrel 10:18 20 Nov 2008

Here is a link to the BT shop which has the Dish Adapter at a lower price. click here It also appears to have them in stock, rarther than waiting 4 - 7 weeks with Amazon.

  peaklander 20:36 20 Nov 2008

Many thanks for your help- that seems to be the best way to go.

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

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Honor 9 Lite review

How Social Media has Propelled Political Graphic Design and Art in the Last Decade

The best kids apps for iPhone & iPad 2018

HomePod d’Apple : date de sortie, prix et fiche technique