×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Wireless range decrease with Cable vs. DSL

Wireless range decrease with Cable vs. DSL

Wireless range decrease with Cable vs. DSL

(OP)
We just switched from DSL to cable internet at home.  I couldn’t remember the password for our D-Link DI-624 router so I reset it and set up the router for our new cable connection.  It works great if I am sitting within 15 feet of the router but any further and it’s gone.  This wasn’t the case before I reset it.  I must have an incorrect setting somewhere.  Do you have any ideas what could be causing the decrease in range?

RE: Wireless range decrease with Cable vs. DSL

How old is your router?  The newest 802.11g routers give reception up to 50 meters.  That's pretty far.  What is your environment like?  Is there interference in the signal?  

Maria Santella
Technical Sales Engineer
ICP DAS USA, Inc.
http://www.icpdas-usa.com

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close