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What is the virgin cable/device for?...can it sort my wifi problem out? (1 Viewer)

David Smith

Warrington Lancs
Following my previous post re' new laptop and poor wifi connection.

It measures approx 600mm.
It has a USB type connection at each end and on one end there is attached this device. On one side it simply has the Virgin logo and the word sync. On the other side it says.......NETGEAR wireless 11N dual band USB adaptor.

When I got Virgin to change me over to wireless the engineer...............
1) set my laptop up (easy-peasy) :)
2)I think he then gave me this short cable to plug into the desk top as it
is upstairs and (he thought) may be too far away for good wifi signal

Anyway...........the 'signal' is fine so I have never used it.
I "found it" today and wonder.............can I plug it into my new laptop to improve the wifi which is very 'hit & miss"
 

MSA

I may be relaxed but I'm not drunk....
Following my previous post re' new laptop and poor wifi connection.

It measures approx 600mm.
It has a USB type connection at each end and on one end there is attached this device. On one side it simply has the Virgin logo and the word sync. On the other side it says.......NETGEAR wireless 11N dual band USB adaptor.

When I got Virgin to change me over to wireless the engineer...............
1) set my laptop up (easy-peasy) :)
2)I think he then gave me this short cable to plug into the desk top as it
is upstairs and (he thought) may be too far away for good wifi signal

Anyway...........the 'signal' is fine so I have never used it.
I "found it" today and wonder.............can I plug it into my new laptop to improve the wifi which is very 'hit & miss"

AFAIK this could/should speed up your connection - plug it in, press the sync button and see if it helps!
 

David Smith

Warrington Lancs
AFAIK this could/should speed up your connection - plug it in, press the sync button and see if it helps!

Thank you for that help. Tell me.............what is AFAIK ??
Strangely........yesterday.........in all that bad weather the connection was fine. I did have that cable next to me........wonder if that helped.
Thanks again.
 

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