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Lately I've been having some pretty bad problems getting a consistent signal from my router. My desktop, and only my desktop as been losing the connection to my router often, and I eventually replaced it (with this adapter) and while the signal is better, I still have a poor connection that often drops out on me. This is what my area looks like right now. My question is, what can I do to improve the quality of my adapter? And why would my nexus 7 have no problems with wireless in the same room as my rig?
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Could the adapter be overheating? I've had problems with my Wireless Adapters dropping and needing to unplug and plug them back in. If possible put them beside a fan and see if it helps.

Drivers can be an issue.
Could be the Router not liking to negotiate with the Wifi Adapter.
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The adapter doesn't feel too warm, but I'll dig up a fan and see if it makes a difference.
How would I investigate the driver issue? I have the latest drivers from their website.
I also didn't mention I have the verizon fios actiontec router
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