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Linksys connection

by pjmar / April 6, 2010 10:35 AM PDT

I am running XP on my Dell Latitude 600 laptop. I have a modem and wireless card installed. While vacationing I am able to pick up the wireless network connection Linksys but only sporadically. Is there any way to keep and strengthen this wireless reception?

Thanks,
Peter

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Vacation?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 6, 2010 10:42 PM PDT
In reply to: Linksys connection

Tell us more.

Does your XP system connect to the internet at home through a wireless router and modem? If so, what happens when you are away from home? What internet provider do you use?

Mark

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Vacation
by pjmar / April 7, 2010 9:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Vacation?

Mark,

Yes I do connect to a wireless router at home through Verizon Fios. I can use my laptop while at home through the wireless router and have no problem with connectivity. I am presently connected while on vacation in my condo. I do get a linksys connection sporadically. While here on vacation is there any way to boost the wireless connection I can get with my linsys wireless card?

Thanks,
Pete

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