Tech Tips: How to minimize your Wireless (WiFi) Connection Interference?

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If you have a wireless router a.k.a. Wifi Router to share your highspeed internet connection and suddenly experiecing flaky if not low signal to your connection, then you may want to check for interference.

Some of these interference are:

  • cordless phone
  • microwave
  • nearby wifi network
  • television signal
  • high voltage electrical circuits

To improve your signal, you can do the following:
1. From the router’s setup software, trying switching the broadcast channel (like switching a TV channel)
2. If your router has the feature Interference Robustness, then enable this feature, this will decrease the connection speed a little but ensure a good connection.

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Last modified: May 12, 2009

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