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Hello! I am actually writing to ask if there is a way to boost the signal strength on my PS3? The router happens to be in my father's room about 40 feet from the PS3 yet no matter what game I play I have poor connectivity. Any help would be greatly appriciated.

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If nothing else works and you have no scope for moving the PS3 and router any closer to one another, you might have a look at whether there's any tidy way you could run a bit of Cat 5 cable between the two.

Sometimes hardwired connections can beat wireless hands down.

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