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Wireless Range Extender or Antenna?

I am in a building with 3 different Wireless Networks with 3 different wireless routers (Microsoft, Dlink, and Linksys). Unfortuantely, I am on the fringe of reception and need to be able to access these networks. Is there a hardware solution that will allow me to connect with any of these networks on a consistent basis for both internet connection and file sharing?

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You should have create 3 account setting..

because most likely those three routers have different configuration... i.e. IPs, Channels, name, password, security type WEP/WPA etc.

As for signal strenght, you can use WiFi Range expander or an antenna amplifier or booster.

Good Luck

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Different Configurations

Yes, all have different configurations, but my main problem is not configurations but signal strength. The wireless networks are visible but signal strength is weak so that 95% of the time I cannot connect for more than 2-3 minutes. I would like to use only 1 additional piece of harware (expander or antenna) near my connection not near the wireless router. Is this possible with either an antenna or expander?
Thanks for your help

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