thinking of buying a signal repeater.
my laptop is an inspiron 1525 running vista home basic 32 bit
as my setup is my router is all the way on the other side of the building
i;m connected to a bell aliant business modem router
i get two bars right now,if i move my laptop across the appartment i get four bars.
some times i cant get connected so i have to move closer to the router.
i'l probably end up going to staples for an extender.
i'm thinking one of those that sit in a wall outlet.
here are some specs off of speccy:
You are connected to the internet
Connected through Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-Card
IP Address 192.168.2.10
Subnet mask 255.255.255.0
Gateway server 192.168.2.1
Preferred DNS server 192.168.2.1
DHCP server 192.168.2.1
External IP Address 126.96.36.199
Adapter Type IEEE 802.11 wireless
NetBIOS over TCP/IP Enabled via DHCP
NETBIOS Node Type Hybrid node
Frequency 2462000 kHz
Channel Number 11
Signal Strength/Quality 38
State The interface is connected to a network
Dot11 Type Infrastructure BSS network
Network Flags Currently Connected to this network
Cipher Algorithm to be used when joining this network Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) algorithm
Default Auth used to join this network for the first time WPA algorithm that uses preshared keys (PSK)
would any extender do or do i need a specific type
also the most convenient place i can find is in a outlet in the bathroom.
would that be a no no because of humidity or would it be an acceptable place.