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Windows 7: weak reception with a DW1501 wireless-n wlan half-mini card

23 Sep 2011   #1
ssor777

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
weak reception with a DW1501 wireless-n wlan half-mini card

i have spotty reception for my dell inspiron n4030 in parts of the house i have strong reception and in others i have weak or none at all. I have tried virus scans,changing the channel and running the troubleshooter. i am including screenshots of my comps info to help

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23 Sep 2011   #2
2xg

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Hi ssor777 and Welcome to SF,

Is this a work laptop? It is configured in a domain network, it has a DNS suffix of .local.

Another thing...you are using Open DNS's, you may set it back to 'Obtain DNS Server Automatically' from your Wireless setting.

Install and run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.
Click on the 'Show Networks' to display all wireless networks on the xirrus icon on your desktop if you have one running in a corner. Tap the Printscreen key on your keyboard, open up Paint then choose Edit from the Menu and select Paste, then SAVE it. Upload and attached on your next Post.
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