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I have my ethernet modum upstairs at the far end of the house and use netgear rangemax router. At the opposite end of the house I have my wireless laptop. I use an access point in the living room and I get a signal but it is always poor. Would adding a repeater closer to my laptop help bootst the signal?

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Yes, adding a repeater closer to the laptop will repeat or boost the signal so you get a better signal. You can also try replacing the standard antennas with better ones.

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