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Actiontec Model GT701-WRU signal failure when on line when using notebook in other parts of the house no signal to desk top pc on third floor of house signal to low disconects from the net can you re-configuration on this

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That is not a configuration problem, that is a signal problem.

It means that the signal does not have enough power to reach all part of the house.

A way to fix this is by installing a repeater, like this one Linksys WRE54G-UK 54Mbps Wireless Range Expander

Your router is a G, not very powerful. An alternative is buying a more powerful N router, like the ones below.

www.newertech.com/products/router.php

BELKIN B5DUK060 Router + WiFi 802.11n USB

Se the comparison diagram

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