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Wifi range-extender question

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Joelwstohler, Jul 29, 2014.

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  1. Joelwstohler

    Joelwstohler Thread Starter

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    It's getting close for me to start heading off to college and I have a wifi range extender for my room and am intending on bringing it to college. I know the wifi signal isn't best during college because all of the walls that it has to pass through. Would my wifi range-extender work in a college dorm as it does in my room where the wifi signal isnt the strongest? :cool:
     
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    Yes, it'll work...if you are allowed to have it, some schools prohibit the use of your own network gear. If the walls are thicker or made of concrete then the range will of course be affected. If you plan on using the dorm's wireless then they would likely have a system in place to offer complete coverage already.
     
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