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Posted by M.compton (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 28, 12 at 23:19

with everything connected to my laptop i get
a wireless connection to the net.
when i use my tablet from 3 feet away i'm told
that i'm out of range.
any suggestions as to why please?

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RE: wireless

Are you using a wireless router or have you set the laptop up as a hot spot?
If a router tell us make and model, which windows is the laptop?
Is it set up with WEP or WPA security?

RE: wireless

router...TP LINK 7LWR741N
windows 7 64 bit
it was set up with WPA security.
I just re installed using WEP security and
it works just fine now.

thanks for reading

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