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long story short, i have a computer in one room and it will have to be moved to another than has no internet and wi fi range. is it a good idea to just drill out of the building and run the wire to where it is, instead of get loads of power lines. i have got not great internet and i don't want it ruined any more by power lines and wi fi as the signal will get rekted
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Just get shielded cable if you are concerned.
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Just use Cat 6 rated for outdoor use. It's not that much more expensive than 5e.

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hey check out this video...Linus Sebastian made a video on this exact situation if you need some help doing it
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Just use Cat 6 rated for outdoor use. It's not that much more expensive than 5e.

Exactly what I did, but I just bought pre-made direct burial rated Cat6e cables off Amazon. One for (kitchen)router>back room, one for back room>garage, and one for HDMI over Cat6e living room>back room. Got some of the same cable hangers the DirecTV guys used to hold the coax up, looks nice and tidy.
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if you don't want to drill holes and stuff you could use an extra router as an access point nearest the wall you'll be drilling out of

or upgrade to a router with better range
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