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My q1000 Modem brodcasts a wifi signal throughout my house, but every now and then the wifi signal gets dropped. what is cousing this and how do i fix it

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Few basics need to be taken care of. Electronic devices like fax machines, printers, halogen lamps, speakers or anything which runs on electricity needs to be atleast 2 feet away from your router. Make sure that there is a distance of 2 feet or more between your modem and your router.

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