Need to boost my wifi router?

I live in a 3 storie house and my router is in the front room. I want to play xbox live at the top of the house and cant get a signal. i have ether cable but dont want a house with cable all over the place. What kind of booster will help (if any) and what do you reccomend.

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  • Obzi
    Lv 5
    9 years ago

    After years with the same problem and messing about with numerous routers from Belkin, Linksys, etc (and spent an absolute fortune buying new when there was nothing wrong with the old) I bought the latest Netgear and it's just awesome.

    Don't ask me why because I'm not that up on how these things work from the technical side but I now have a massive range on my wifi, an area that none of the others came close, I have a crisp connection on my xbox and me and my 2 daughters can have out 3 laptops running all at once.

    This Netgear router is the business and well worth the (almost) £100 I paid for it.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Position it better

    Unless you are living in a cave and you somehow miraculously have internet connectivity at the same time, you probably figured out that if your wireless router was in the corner of your kitchen under a pile of old newspapers and your computer was located on the second floor on the opposite side of the house — it is a great idea to place your router in an open position (preferably in the center of your house) where it isn’t obstructed by dense or metallic objects such as file cabinets or brick walls.

  • 9 years ago

    I would recommend buying a G+ Router. If not, the router you have now, try turning it on its side, that way the signal should go higher better. Remember microwaves, and other signals interfere with routers.

    Source(s): Owner And Founder Of CB9 Computing. http://www.cb9computing.co.cc/
  • 9 years ago

    there is all kinds of solutions ive seen videos using pringles cans, aluminum foil that work

    they make receivers you can buy from amazon it comes with two they plug in to the wall and

    take a Ethernet cable one plugs in by your modem the other wherever you need it,

    or find the dead center of you house and move the modem there

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    Hello, the link below should answer all your wi-fi questions and give you some answers as welll:

    http://www.microsoft.com/athome/setup/wirelesstips...

    Regards, Bob.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    some people fit bigger antenna's to their routers

  • 9 years ago

    you can get another modem/router

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