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Seven Troubleshooting Tips for Wireless N Networks

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Are your wireless N connections not getting the speeds, performance, or range you hoped for? If so, this is a must-read. There are many things that can hold your networking equipment back from operating at the peak performance, and Eric Geier, author of Wi-Fi Hotspots: Setting Up Public Wireless Internet Access, helps you get your money's worth.
#6 Use Only 40MHz-wide Channels with Strong Signals

#6 Use Only 40MHz-wide Channels with Strong Signals

As mentioned, in order to pass the 130Mbps ceiling on wireless N connections, you must double the channel-width from 20 to 40MHz.

However, you might reconsider enabling channel bonding if all the users don't have a good signal.

This is because it might actually have a negative impact on clients with low signals, and you're better off leaving it alone.

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