Right, my dad went and hired a guy to get us a wireless router, even though in my opinion I could have done it myself, and he bought us a BT Voyager 2100.
I keep on getting really low signal strength no matter where my reciever is. I've also moved the router, to no effect.
The connection also randomly disconnects/reconnects.
Any ideas how to help? The router is placed in the top left of a corner in my brother's bedroom.
This is a lesson to all, in my opinion, wireless may be wire-free, but is it really worth it?
Move your router downstairs. You'll get a better signal level if the transmission is allowed to radiate up through the entire house, instead of having the majority of the signal going out through the roof.
How would I do that, with no telephone sockets downstairs?
Hm, that poses a problem. Try placing the router on the floor, and remove any dense obstacles that are obstructing the line-of-sight between your PC and the router - try and force the signal through as few walls or floors as possible. It all depends on the layout of your house, really. As a rule, though, the lower your router is in relation to the machine you want it to connect to, the better.
It'll have to stick on the window, then, any ideas how to get it to firmly stay there, without heat taking off tack etc?