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Donwon
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Low signal strength on wifi devices

Hi....I have 200 mb download speed ..my box is on top of side cabinet in my front room, the issues I have I'm getting are my kids bedrooms are getting very low signal but in my frontroom shows up to 98mb..still not what it should be...so what can you do to inprove the signal...this has been going on for a good year now..

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The 98 Mbps would suggest to me that  you may have an old 10/100 network card and not the Gigabit card you need, so your computer can't do more than 100.  Check what network card you have and if it is a Gigabit card check that it is set to operate at full speed.

As to weak signals upstairs, that is just the nature of WiFi I'm afraid.  Walls, ceilings and furniture will all impede signal strength.  You may want to consider acquiring some powerline adapters that use your mains wiring like an ethernet cable to provide a strong signal elsewhere in the property ...   https://www.amazon.co.uk/Devolo-Powerline-Starter-Adapter-Extender/dp/B00OZDO8RE/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&...

 

 

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Re: Low signal strength on wifi devices

Many thanks for your reply, I run them tests from my iPad so not sure what card that holds ..I know walls and ceilings will reduce the signal somewhat and yes was thinking of buying wifi signal booster cause kids are moaning at me...lol

Will let you know if it works like they say..

cheers

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Re: Low signal strength on wifi devices


@Donwon wrote:

Many thanks for your reply, I run them tests from my iPad so not sure what card that holds ..I know walls and ceilings will reduce the signal somewhat and yes was thinking of buying wifi signal booster cause kids are moaning at me...lol

Will let you know if it works like they say..

cheers


What Hub model do you have?  If its a hub3 you can improve its wifi performance by disabling channel optimisation and renaming the networks SSID's.  Worth a go first.


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