New to Wireless Networking and need Help

Discussion in 'General Wireless Discussion' started by bertslayer04, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. bertslayer04

    bertslayer04 New Around Here

    Feb 24, 2013
    Hello Everybody!!

    The title says it all. I have done some research and know a little bit but not how it all works still and I talk to someone at best buy and all he did was confuse me. So I have ATT u-verse and our internet runs through the all in one modem they gave us and the internet is wireless which is picked up by a wireless usb adapter. Lately here the internet connection has been crappy and I get dropped a lot. I am avid WoW player and this doesn't make playing the game fun. So what I am asking is how can I fix this signal or connection and make it stable enough for me to play? The Modem and Computer I play on are about 100ft apart and separated by a bathroom and laundry room.

    Any help is appreciated and welcomed. Sorry the post is so long
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  3. stevech

    stevech Part of the Furniture

    Mar 13, 2010
    San Diego
    Perhaps game playing is best done on a wired conennection rather than wireless.

    Your Internet & TV Life would likely be much better with cable TV/Internet rather than U-verse.

    You can re-purpose any WiFi router to be an access point (AP). There's a FAQ/guide on that here. The AP connects to the router's LAN port. Your clients' WiFi use the AP rather than U-Verse's inferior WiFi. However that WiFi does come from the same genre' as does U-Verse.

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