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Hi,

In last couple of days whenever I go with my MacBook Pro , version 10.6.8 , to the next room I am disconnected from wireless connection.

I have Dynalink RTA 1046vw modem and using it for years with no issue at all. Before I was connected even if I was in other room with closed door. Everything worked well.

I didn't do any changes to modem or laptop settings and didn't download any software lately.

Is there a way how to check if my modem is working properly and "giving" strong enough signal?

If I am within 2-3 metres everything works fine.

I found this useful link :

How to Find the Best Wi-Fi Channel with Wireless Diagnostics in Mac OS X | OSXDaily

...but when I press 'option' + 'wireless sign' i dont have "Open wireless diagnostics" tab there.
 
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I have Dynalink RTA 1046vw modem and using it for years with no issue at all.

Perhaps time for a new Modem - Router?
 
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Probably;D

BTW do you know how to open "wireless diagnostics" on 10.6.8 please?

I only have "open network preferences" on the bottom of the tab.
 

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It's been ages since I used Snow Leopard but I seem to remember that wireless diagnostics can be run direct from your router - modem. Do you still have a manual for your Dynalink?
 
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No, unfortunately I don't have a manual but know how to access modem and go to settings. I will try to search there but I didn't see anything when I was changing wireless channel today.
 

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