WiFi Help?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Colyn, Feb 3, 2006.

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  1. Colyn

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    Hello - I purchased a lap top recently and I am in search of what I would term a "WiFi Signal Booster" but when I google that topic, it doesn't seem to be what I have seen and am looking for.

    I work in a position where I see a lot of traveling sales rep types, and many of them have a device that looks like an antenna. I presume the device would work something like this...

    Plug antenna looking device into a USB port and boost the signal receiving ability of a WiFi enabled computer.

    In other words, I have a lap top that I want to use in a low signal area so I need better reception. Anybody know where I can find something like that?
     
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  3. Colyn

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    It looks like a coaxial cable connector, do you have to have that to use an antenna?
     
  4. Colyn

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    My laptop has a built in WiFi card (It's a Dell Inspiron). Can you get an antenna that utilizes a USB port?

    Or, can you get an antenna that connects in some other way than directly to the WiFi card?
     
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    Linksys makes one that will do what you want. Here
     
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