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Improve Wireless Signal

Hello! I have some wireless connection from my college through the dormitory where i am living. The connection is really strong in the living room but weak in my room. Is there any way to extend the signal or enhance it in my room?

I don't know the type of router that they are using since it is locked in the building. Though i was wondering if there is a way through an antenna or something.

Please if you can describe to me the procedure in details i would be grateful.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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Have you complained to the school? They may just not realize the signal penetration is poor. (Alternatively, do other people have problems with their laptop/phone/whatever-you're-using in the same room? It could just be your device.) – Shinrai May 10 '11 at 14:15

You can buy a Router that can be flashed with the DD-WRT firmware, this firmware has an option to repeat a wireless signal thus extending your range.

From experience, you will need a powerful router in order to make the signal strength worth using.

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You can also just buy a dedicated repeater, but the college might not appreciate EITHER of these approaches. – Shinrai May 10 '11 at 14:11
Yes that's right, mainly it states in the Terms that a router can not be used. – Sandeep Bansal May 10 '11 at 16:29

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