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Airport signal weak?

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Jun 26, 2013 4:25 PM

After a lightning strike, I brought my Airport Extreme to the Apple store where they reset it.  The green light is now on, and the laptop within a few feet of the AirPort connects, but other devices around the house do not.  Any suggestions?  Thanks

AirPort Extreme 802.11n (4th Gen), Mac OS X (10.6.8)
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    Jun 26, 2013 8:48 PM (in response to hjoel)

    I am assuming that these other Wi-Fi devices (around the house) used to connect just fine before the lightning strike? If so, it may be possible that the Extreme was damaged.


    However, before assuming so, I would take some Signal-to-Noise Ratio measurements at different location where you want to gain access to the wireless network to see how well the Extreme is providing a signal with enough bandwidth to be useful.


    Please check out the following AirPort User Tip for details on how to take these measurements. Please post back your results.


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