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2Wire wireless card poor connection


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ColtsFan18

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Our old 2Wire card worked better than the computer that is hard wired, that card died and has now it's been replaced but the connection is horrible. It's good for up to 500 feet and it's 74 feet from the modem it connects to. I've tried the Windows Zero configuration as well as the 2Wire set up and both are awful. Constant loss of connection or a connect rate of 11Mbps. The antenna is clear of all debris and has no metal near it (if that makes a difference) Anyone else having issues like this that can be resolved or do I need to go back to the phone company who supplies the card?

FYI: I've tried the Linksys and they are pure garbage in my opinion, it was worse than the 2Wire.
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Couple things to check.

1. Got the latest drivers?
2. Is the card configured to receive the same signal type as the modem (i.e. a/b/g) I know b only supports up to 11Mbps, your modem could be broadcasting multiple signals and your card could be set to use b.
3. Is your wireless card getting enough juice? Try setting its power settings to receive 100% power.
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Didn't know about any of that, I'll check the settings and see if it helps, thanks :)
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