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Will have to do that after I get Windows reinstalled on my laptop, heading to work in a couple minutes. Is there a version for linux I can get real quick to look at it?
    
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Download InSSIDer 3 and see if there is any interference from the outside world (other signals overlapping, etc.).

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Linux Mint or Ubuntu will be the easiest if not Backtrack tongue.gif
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Name of a software on Mint or Ubuntu?
    
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Try this? http://www.metageek.net/forums/showthread.php?4178-Installing-inSSIDer-for-Linux


Am not actively using Ubuntu or Mint at home.
    
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I'm on channel 40, only network on the channel as well. Just in the room right beside the room with the router I get 2 bars of wireless signal. On the 5Ghz network.
    
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post #17 of 19
Log into your router's web portal and see if the transmitter is on HIGH power.
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post #18 of 19
I am guessing interference like stated, or the transmitter strength is set to low.

Might even try doing a router reset. Make sure the router is physically clear of anything that might cause it issues as well. So maybe try moving it from its current location out into the open. Power wires can cause interference too.
post #19 of 19
You could also be having problems simply due to the construction of the building. Apartments and condos use steel studs for the walls, and often times, concrete walls between rooms which contain steel rebar.

See if you can position the router by the doorway between the 2 rooms.
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