I have bought 10 used Laptops my client is disappointed because the distance that they can travel away from the wireless access point is shorter then the distance he can move away with his new Laptops.
The older Laptops are Toshiba with windows XP and use external wireless card (Belkin Model F5D901 http://www.belkin.com/us/support-search?search=F5D9010
The new Laptop is Dell N5010 with windows 7.
I have them pretty much right next to each other. However, it seems my newer laptop can't pick up wireless signals as well as the other laptop.
I'm on 1-2 bars for my older Toshiba laptop and it cuts off frequently whereas my newer DELL laptop has a strong 4 bar signal and can detect the neighbors' wireless too.
I have bought these 10 new Laptops and am stuck with them is there anyway I can improve their wireless range ? and also can someone let me know why this would be happening ?