Hi there. My name is***** am a computer professional with over 15 years of experience with both Mac and Windows. In addition my husband and I are avid campers. I work online so it is very important that I have a high quality signal. we always choose campgrounds with wifi, but find, like you did, that it is difficult to get a good signal in the camper, which is basically, a metal box. We solved our problem by purchasing a repeater which basically pulls in the signal and amplifies it. It may be possible to use your Belkin router as a repeater. If you can tell me the model number I will check for you. Also, once I know the model number I can provide instructions on resetting it to factory specs which will solve the password *****
Thank you for that information. Please give me a moment to research. While I am researching you may want to visit this site http://www.technorv.com/RV_WiFi_Boosters_s/85.htm for information about various products that can boost your wifi signal thus increasing your speed.
Let's start with resetting the router to factory so it is usable to you.
Step 1:Look for the Reset button of your router. The location of the Reset button may vary depending on the model of your router. In this example, the button is at the back panel of the router.Step 2:
While the router is powered ON, press and hold the Reset button for 15 seconds.Step 3:
Wait for one (1) minute for the router to restart.Your Belkin router has now been reset to its factory default settings.
Sorry for the delay. I was checking to find the default password ***** this router since we're resetting it to factory. They do not ship with a password ***** until you set one, just press enter when asked for a password. Here are instructions for using the Belkin router as a repeater:
Double-check that all routers involved support wireless bridging. You can determine this by consulting the product documentation or by visiting the appropriate product page on Belkin's website.
Connect a computer to the main router using an Ethernet cable. Be sure to plug the cable into one of the ports marked “LAN.”
Open a Web browser and type the router’s IP address in the address bar. Some models use 192.168.2.1, but if this doesn’t work, consult your product documentation.
Click the “login” link, enter your password ***** you have one (the routers do not ship with passwords) and click “Submit.”
Note the router’s MAC address listed under LAN Settings on the Status page. You might want to open Notepad or a word processing program and copy/paste the address into the document. Press “Ctrl-C” to copy and “Ctrl-V” to paste. The MAC address should also be printed on a sticker on the router itself, or on its retail packaging.
Click “Channel and SSID” and note both the SSID and the channel number. You may wish to copy and paste this information as well.
Click “Wireless Bridge” or “Wireless Bridging” on the left, located under “Wireless.”
Check the “Enable Wireless Bridging” and “Enable ONLY specific Access Points to connect” box. If you don’t check this box, any router in range can act as a repeater, posing a significant security risk.
Type the main router’s MAC address in the set of boxes next to AP1. Enter the second router’s MAC address next to AP2, which you can obtain from the unit itself or its packaging. If you have any additional routers to bridge, add their MAC addresses as well.
Click “Apply Changes.”
Repeat Steps 2-10 to configure the second router; however, in Step 6, configure the channel and SSID information to match the first router. Be sure to save your changes.
Reboot both routers by unplugging their power cables and plugging them back in. Allow the units a minute or two to fully boot.
This is a bit technical. I'm not sure if you'll be comfortable with all of this. You could probably purchase a directional antenna that you can connect your rv computer to fairly inexpensively and improve the signal significantly. They are available on ebay and amazon as well as at the link that I provided earlier. That link has some pretty good videos that explain why you have the problem and talk about ways to improve your wifi signal.
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