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You should be able to route an ethernet cable up to ~100m without issues (plenty of room to tuck the cable into corners, under carpet, around door frames, etc). CAT5 is cheap, only costs a quid or two to make a 50' cable over a 6' cable.
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So Virgin just came round and the guy was really helpful.
So it turns out actually that instead of routing the wire to my room he just drilled right through the wall to my room, lol.
Talk about unexpected, I had to rip up my bed and hoover all the dust underneath, haha.
So anywayz, all good and the internet is whoppa fast
Gave him a cup of Fanta and a buscuit, kindness goes a long way

Peace
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Glad everything went well
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when at&t put service in my house they installed those powerline adapters and they were absolutely horrible. granted, the one's on Newegg are aftermarket and probably a lot better than theirs, but when I ulplugged mine and switched to just my pc's wireless adapter for reception to at&t's modem I had a much better connection.
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