deadlyllama: On Android you can tether by USB... And share your phone's WiFi connection. Which might be better than the laptop's.
Rikkitic:GoWiFi and PBTech are delivering orders. Get him to order an Ethernet cable and have the landlord/landlord plug it in to the back of her router.
Thanks for the suggestions but those are all things he doesn't have. No dongle, no USB cable, no anything else. Just a laptop. The question is how to improve reception with just a laptop.
Just so you know, my friends were able to buy a wi-fi extender and have it delivered. It has solved their problems.
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