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Discussion in 'Networking' started by tc3125, Jan 19, 2007.

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  1. tc3125

    tc3125 Thread Starter

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    I have a friend whos house is unavailable for hi speed and their father lives 600 ft away and does have hi speed whats the best way for my friend to use their fathers internet connection?
     
  2. ace_coffee

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    a secure wireless connection from his fathers house to his.
     
  3. tc3125

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    will wi fi go that far
     
  4. ace_coffee

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    depends on certain factors. There are station boosters you can get to boost the signal.
     
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    Heres what he has...
    A standard desktop and Dads got hi-speed cable. Dads computer is in office his home is approx 600 ft away open area no obstructions other than 2 small trees. what would you recommend...as far as products...
     
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    If I were you, I'd go talk to someone at a CompUSA or a real electronics store (not BestBuy) to see what they reco for you.

    on second thought, 600 ft is pretty far. If I remember correctly typical range is 300 max outdoors.
     
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    Thanks alot Ill do that
     
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