Why is your signal strength so low?

January 18, 2010

You’ve just installed a mini-PCI 802.11g wireless adapter into a laptop, but you are having difficulty maintaining a constant network connection. Upon checking the signal strength, you find that the signal is barely registering even when the laptop is next to the access point. What is the most likely cause of this issue?

A) The mini-PCI card is not compatible with this laptop model

B) The antenna cable is not properly connected to the mini-PCI card

C) The mini-PCI adapter is not configured with the correct drivers

D) The mini-PCI adapter is 802.11g and the access point is 802.11b

E) It’s all ball bearings these days

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  1. Erin says:

    I have to choose E…final answer.

  2. Thom says:

    Actually, I think they use needle bearings nowadays.