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Boosting my Wifi Network

I just moved into my first multistory home. Time Warner Cable installed their wifi modem on our second floor, and we have a very weak wifi signal in our (finished) basement. I'd like to know how to boost our wireless signal with minimal sacrifice of bandwidth/speed, and without having to have TWC come in again and move our modem to the first floor. Details within. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Feb 15, 2014 - 11 answers

Solutions for 'renting' internet while in a remote location?

I will be renting a cabin in a remote area in the US (mountains outside of Asheville, NC) and need to have internet access from my laptop for one day. I looked at maps of coverage and it seems like only 1 local carrier has a nearby tower. What are my options? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by NikitaNikita on Jun 20, 2013 - 8 answers

Why is a single website not appearing for me?

So, a website that I need to view is just not showing up on any of my browsers. I know for a fact that it's not down. [more inside]
posted by Ash3000 on Jun 30, 2010 - 11 answers

WiFi Filter

Is there a scammy catch or otherwise bad deal to Starbucks' free WiFi through the Starbucks card and AT&T? [more inside]
posted by bad grammar on Jul 21, 2009 - 14 answers

DIY Secure VPN/SSH connection?

I've been unsuccessful in getting an old pc up and running with Ubuntu or some other *nix OS. I am wondering. Is it possible to use VPN or ssh from my computer to my Dreamhost account to create a secure tunnel to their servers into to the internet? I'm using 0.00 gb on my account for bandwidth. Sound doable? [more inside]
posted by BoldStepDesign on Jan 3, 2009 - 11 answers

Help fix a cafe's wireless setup!

Any advice on setting up a wireless access point for a cafe for a budget of under $200? [more inside]
posted by geos on Jan 3, 2009 - 15 answers

I'm being sniffed!

Should I worry about a WiFi access point owner spying on me? [more inside]
posted by wastelands on Jun 19, 2008 - 18 answers

Why does my laptop's wireless quit on me?

Why does the integrated wireless radio on my laptop stop working? [more inside]
posted by crashlanding on Apr 20, 2008 - 6 answers

Routing between subnets

How to route between subnets and share one internet connection? (network topology pic inside) [more inside]
posted by LordSludge on Oct 16, 2007 - 12 answers

Keep getting prompted for wireless password

When I use the wireless network at my local library with my ibook, I am continually prompted for a password and username, and although the signal strength remains reasonably constant, pages often fail to load. Can I do anything to fix it? [more inside]
posted by AnnaRat on May 31, 2007 - 3 answers

International EVDO Coverage

I am seeking a company that offers EVDO service with coverage in Brazil. I am also open to any other technologies that provide a wireless broadband service. [more inside]
posted by marc10 on Dec 2, 2006 - 2 answers

How to reset a wireless access key without original computer?

My computer's hard drive died, taking my wireless access key with it. Unfortunately, I don't have a hard copy of it. Is there a way to re-set my wireless network's access settings without the original computer? [more inside]
posted by kevinmeyers on Jan 19, 2006 - 5 answers

Ethics and dangers of tapping into your neighbor's wireless net access.

Ethics and dangers of tapping into your neighbor's wireless net access. [more inside]
posted by CunningLinguist on Jun 19, 2004 - 51 answers

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