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    Question Software For Testing WiFi Signal Strength?

    Are there any programs (perhaps free ones?) for testing a wifi signal? - For working out the best location to place a router... Or do professionals just walk around with a laptop, looking at the 5 bars of signal strength?

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    Re: Software For Testing WiFi Signal Strength?

    Sure buy a HTC Desire and download WiFi Analyzer
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    Re: Software For Testing WiFi Signal Strength?

    I agree with watercooled

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    Re: Software For Testing WiFi Signal Strength?

    Quote Originally Posted by watercooled View Post
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    Re: Software For Testing WiFi Signal Strength?

    Inssider is a great tool, used it quite a bit at work to find areas of dodgy reception.

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    Re: Software For Testing WiFi Signal Strength?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paulm@scan View Post
    Sure buy a HTC Desire and download WiFi Analyzer
    I have actually got this and was playing with it in a real-world situation a few days ago I just wondered if there was anything more detailed out there...

    Quote Originally Posted by watercooled View Post
    It's much more user-friendly than NetStumbler that I've had a play with before... And seeing metageek reminded me that I'd seen wi-spy before and that was the kind of thing I was looking for ...But at it's price, I'll stick to the free software unless I find a need/job to fund it

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    Re: Software For Testing WiFi Signal Strength?

    Thabks for that software recomendation, just used inSSIDer to sort a problem with the inlaws wifi.

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