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Have got wireless router Cable/DSL 54 Mbps (WGR614). It is currently next to the TV (have Virgin Media). When Laptop is downstairs and not far away from it it works fine, but PC needs to be upstairs. Room is diagonally about 20ft away. Does not pick signal up, tried to move to room above where router is, does not pick signal up. WOrks fine once signal is picked up though (I moved the laptop to get a signal, then carried it upstairs, and it continued to work fine!), but soon as I logged off and re-booted, it did not pick signal up again. I dont know if it helps but have got cast iron SPiral Staircase - will this effect the signal. Any ideas on what I can do to get it working so I can use pc upstairs? Many thanks Eddy

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You need to buy a modem booster or a acces point to boost the signal of your router .

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