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i can't get my wifi in certain rooms in my house and it's weak when im downstairs. Is there anything i can buy that will improve the overall signal or extend it
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Powerline extenders are easy and effective, in my experience. You can run the connection through the wiring and then have a router connected to the receiver downstairs.
    
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ive experimented alot over time with diy wifi technics. best way ive found over time would be to actually put it downstairs and place it on a metal cookie sheet from a dollar store with small sidewalls. that way you cut the 360degree outgoing signal to a little under 180degrees upward and to the sides. if you could find something round and shaped like a sat dish, that would be the perfect shape and place it in the center.
    
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The simplest solution, is to move the router away from any electrical devices as far as possible. It needs to be placed on its own away from everything.

On top of a book shelf is great place. Just as long as there are no metal objects sitting on top of the book shelf; "Trophies, lamps, metal car models, anything made out of metal."
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