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11-14-2009

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T500 Weak signal showing in access connections.

2011-05-02, 4:38 AM

Hello all; I have a T500 2081-CTO Win 7 Pro & I have online access with Verizon DSL through a Netgear wireless router. Recently, the 5-bar yellow/green icon for the Access Connections on the task bar (which normally shows 5 green bars anywhere when laptop is inside my home) has been showing a 2 or 3 yellow bar weak signal for my connection to my wireless router, even if I bring my laptops very close to the router. I have tried to correct this to no avail by updating several items including the BIOS and Access Connections software. Just wondering if anyone else has seen this issue.

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11-28-2007

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Re: T500 Weak signal showing in access connections.

2011-05-02, 12:18 PM

May sound silly, but have you checked to see if a neighbor put up one on the same channel as yours or see if another router with the same SSID hasn't been put up?

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12-27-2009

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Re: T500 Weak signal showing in access connections.

2011-05-02, 15:17 PM
Try inSSIDer; it provides quite detailed information.

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